Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) has been under a strong bear grip, hence the stock is down -3.75% when compared to the S&P 500 in the past 4 weeks. However, in the near-term, buying emerged at lower levels and the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.64% in the past 1 week. The stock has risen by 1.07% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -1.36% in the past 4 weeks.
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC): During Fridays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $218.64 and $218.17 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $219.47. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $218.95, notching a gain of 0.28% for the day. The total traded volume was 603,044 . The stock had closed at $218.34 on the previous day.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.32% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.63%. Northrop Grumman Corporation is up 2.7% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 16.94%.
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) has been rated by 9 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $250 and the lowest price target forecast is $193. The average forecast of all the analysts is $222.44 and the expected standard deviation is $22.02.
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a global security company. The Company provides systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems; cyber; command, control, communications and computers (C4), intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR); strike aircraft, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers across the world. The Company operates through four segments: Aerospace Systems, Electronic Systems, Information Systems and Technical Services. It offers a portfolio of capabilities and technologies that enable it to deliver systems and solutions for applications. It participates in many high-priority defense and Government programs in the United States and abroad. The Company conducts business with the United States Government, the Department of Defense (DoD) and intelligence community. The Company also conducts business with local, state, and foreign Governments and domestic and international commercial customers.