Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2014


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Northrop Grumman Corporation ( NOC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.61 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 19, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NOC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that NOC has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of NOC was $119.68, representing a -2.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $123.30 and a 86.42% increase over the 52 week low of $64.20.

NOC is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). NOC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $8.34. Zacks Investment Research reports NOC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 13.41%, compared to an industry average of 11.9%.

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 )
  • First Trust MuFirst Trust Multi CG AlphaDEX ( FAD )
  • AdvisorShares Global Alpha & Beta ETF (RRGR).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XAR with an increase of 21.03% over the last 100 days. ITA has the highest percent weighting of NOC at 5.05%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: NOC , DHR , TMO , ITA , PPA , XAR , FAD

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