Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 24, 2018

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Northrop Grumman Corporation ( NOC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 24, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $1.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 12, 2018. Shareholders who purchased NOC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $297.24, the dividend yield is 1.61%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NOC was $297.24, representing a -17.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $360.88 and a 12.44% increase over the 52 week low of $264.36.

NOC is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) and ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ). NOC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $12.83. Zacks Investment Research reports NOC's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 26.84%, compared to an industry average of 11%.

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:

  • SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF ( XAR )
  • Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials Portfolio ( RGI )
  • Invesco Dynamic Large Cap Growth ETF ( PWB )
  • iShares, Inc. ( ACWV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PWB with an increase of 11.89% over the last 100 days. XAR has the highest percent weighting of NOC at 2.9%.

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 Symbols: NOC , TMO , ASML , XAR , RGI , PWB , ACWV

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