Northrop Grumman Corporation (
) 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 (
) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (
). 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%.
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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 (
- First Trust MuFirst Trust Multi CG AlphaDEX (
- 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%.