Northrop Grumman Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.61 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NOC stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 10.91% increase over the same period a year ago.
At the current stock price of $92.93, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of NOC was $92.93,
representing a -3.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $96.42 and
a 47.98% increase over the 52 week low of $62.80.
NOC is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Danaher Corporation (
) and ASML Holding N.V. (
). NOC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $8.04. Zacks Investment Research reports NOC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.05%, compared to an
industry average of 15.2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to NOC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NOC as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF (
- PowerShares Aerospace & Defense (
- SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF (
- AdvisorShares Global Alpha & Beta ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XAR with an increase of
21.09% over the last 100 days. ITA has the highest percent
weighting of NOC at 5.18%.