Northrop Grumman Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.61 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NOC stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that NOC has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $111.65, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of NOC was $111.65,
representing a -0.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $112.53 and
a 73.91% 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 ASML Holding N.V. (
). NOC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $8.36. Zacks Investment Research reports NOC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.08%, compared to an
industry average of 1.4%.
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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 (
- ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XAR with an increase of
24.48% over the last 100 days. ITA has the highest percent
weighting of NOC at 5.3%.