Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2013

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Northrop Grumman Corporation ( NOC ) 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 2.63%.

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 ( DHR ) and ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ). 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%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NOC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( ITA )
  • PowerShares Aerospace & Defense ( PPA )
  • SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF ( XAR )
  • AdvisorShares Global Alpha & Beta ETF ( RRGR )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF ( RGI ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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