NYSE:NOC - Northrop Grumman Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $404.60
  • Forecasted Upside: 1.81 %
  • Number of Analysts: 11
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 6 Hold Ratings
  • 5 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for NOC

Analyst Price Target is $404.60
▲ +1.81% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 11 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Northrop Grumman in the last 3 months. The average price target is $404.60, with a high forecast of $475.00 and a low forecast of $350.00. The average price target represents a 1.81% upside from the last price of $397.41.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 11 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in Northrop Grumman. This rating has held steady since October 2021, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/11/2022Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Peer PerformLow
1/10/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$335.00 ➝ $399.00Low
1/5/2022Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$410.00Low
11/4/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$478.00 ➝ $440.00Low
11/1/2021Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$410.00Low
10/29/2021Susquehanna BancsharesLower Price TargetPositive$424.00 ➝ $416.00Low
10/29/2021UBS GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$380.00 ➝ $350.00Low
10/29/2021Wolfe ResearchLower Price TargetOutperform$466.00 ➝ $437.00Low
10/29/2021SusquehannaLower Price TargetPositive$424.00 ➝ $416.00Low
10/29/2021Vertical ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
9/23/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$350.00Medium
8/2/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$330.00 ➝ $335.00Low
6/4/2021Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$350.00 ➝ $475.00High
5/18/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageUnderweight$330.00Medium
5/12/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageUnderweight$330.00Medium
4/30/2021Susquehanna BancsharesBoost Price TargetPositive$350.00 ➝ $409.00Low
4/30/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$447.00 ➝ $478.00Medium
4/30/2021SusquehannaBoost Price TargetPositive$350.00 ➝ $409.00Medium
2/8/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$453.00 ➝ $447.00Low
1/29/2021Susquehanna BancsharesLower Price TargetPositive$380.00 ➝ $350.00Low
1/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$377.00 ➝ $353.00Medium
1/29/2021SusquehannaLower Price TargetPositive$380.00 ➝ $350.00Medium
1/7/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$470.00 ➝ $453.00High
1/7/2021Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$386.00 ➝ $331.00N/A
10/13/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price Target$400.00 ➝ $390.00Low
10/6/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$391.00Medium
9/8/2020Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight$470.00Low
7/31/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$366.00 ➝ $391.00Low
7/31/2020Sanford C. BernsteinBoost Price TargetOutperform$405.00 ➝ $419.00Medium
6/25/2020Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$375.00Medium
6/11/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$410.00 ➝ $373.00High
5/20/2020Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageSector Perform$366.00Medium
5/15/2020CowenUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$360.00 ➝ $370.00High
4/14/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$380.00 ➝ $412.00Low
3/30/2020Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$438.00 ➝ $386.00Low
3/24/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$449.00 ➝ $380.00Medium
2/3/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Sell$409.00 ➝ $337.00Medium
1/23/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$455.00Medium
1/15/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$385.00 ➝ $410.00Medium
12/12/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$437.00 ➝ $449.00Low
10/25/2019Sanford C. BernsteinBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$374.00 ➝ $385.00High
10/10/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$418.00 ➝ $437.00Low
10/8/2019BarclaysSet Price TargetBuy$415.00Low
8/6/2019Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$335.00 ➝ $418.00High
7/25/2019Sanford C. BernsteinBoost Price Target$344.00 ➝ $368.00Low
7/25/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$355.00 ➝ $405.00Medium
7/25/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$364.00 ➝ $385.00High
7/10/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$300.00 ➝ $330.00Low
7/10/2019Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$300.00 ➝ $364.00Low
6/14/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$308.00 ➝ $335.00Low
5/16/2019BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$325.00 ➝ $340.00High
4/30/2019Alembic Global AdvisorsUpgradeNeutral ➝ OverweightLow
4/25/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$290.00 ➝ $300.00High
4/5/2019Susquehanna BancsharesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Positive$309.00 ➝ $315.00Low
2/13/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$305.00 ➝ $308.00Low
2/9/2019Drexel HamiltonSet Price TargetBuy$335.00Low
2/1/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeConviction-Buy ➝ BuyLow
2/1/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$360.00 ➝ $355.00Medium
2/1/2019ArgusReiterated RatingBuyLow
1/31/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
1/31/2019CowenReiterated RatingHold$300.00High
1/23/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$302.00Low
1/14/2019CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$350.00 ➝ $333.00Low
1/14/2019Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$311.00 ➝ $302.00Medium
1/10/2019Susquehanna BancsharesInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$273.00High
12/19/2018Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuy$335.00High
12/13/2018CowenLower Price TargetAverage ➝ Market Perform$350.00 ➝ $300.00Low
12/4/2018BarclaysLower Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$400.00 ➝ $310.00High
11/14/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$346.00 ➝ $318.00Medium
10/30/2018Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$400.00 ➝ $324.00High
10/25/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$370.00 ➝ $350.00Medium
10/25/2018Stifel NicolausSet Price TargetHold$280.00Medium
10/25/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetOutperform$360.00 ➝ $340.00High
8/15/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$315.00Low
7/31/2018Buckingham ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$246.00 ➝ $371.00Low
7/27/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$341.00 ➝ $326.00Low
7/27/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$375.00 ➝ $360.00Low
7/26/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$300.00Medium
7/26/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupLower Price TargetConviction-Buy$414.00Low
6/27/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$326.00 ➝ $341.00Medium
5/22/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$342.00 ➝ $326.00Medium
5/18/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$431.00Medium
4/26/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$331.00 ➝ $342.00Low
4/26/2018Sanford C. BernsteinLower Price TargetMarket Perform$369.00 ➝ $352.00Low
4/12/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$365.00 ➝ $378.00Low
3/29/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$400.00Medium
3/12/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Buy$405.00Medium
2/23/2018Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$336.00 ➝ $365.00Low
2/20/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeConviction-Buy ➝ Buy$395.00Low
2/14/2018Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$400.00Medium
2/5/2018ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Positive$375.00High
1/26/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$394.00High
1/25/2018CowenReiterated RatingHold$310.00Low
1/23/2018Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetBuy$389.00Low
1/16/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformLow
1/9/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$315.00N/A
12/12/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$317.00 ➝ $355.00Medium
11/22/2017CowenReiterated RatingHold$310.00N/A
11/16/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetBuy$374.00N/A
10/27/2017Bank of AmericaSet Price TargetBuy$305.00 ➝ $350.00N/A
10/27/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$255.00 ➝ $300.00N/A
10/26/2017CowenReiterated RatingHold$275.00 ➝ $300.00N/A
10/26/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupSet Price TargetBuy$320.00N/A
10/26/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$324.00 ➝ $347.00N/A
10/2/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy$285.00 ➝ $325.00Low
9/29/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$269.00Low
9/21/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$255.00Low
9/20/2017Vertical ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$280.00 ➝ $296.00Low
8/29/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetBuy$294.00Low
8/24/2017CowenReiterated RatingHold$275.00Low
8/23/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingConviction-Buy$309.00Low
8/8/2017Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual ➝ Equal Weight$279.00Low
8/4/2017ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$270.00 ➝ $295.00Low
7/27/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy$275.00 ➝ $285.00Low
7/27/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$245.00 ➝ $255.00Low
7/17/2017CowenReiterated RatingHold$275.00Low
6/21/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$243.00Medium
5/10/2017Vertical ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$254.00 ➝ $270.00Low
3/1/2017CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$253.80 ➝ $185.08N/A
1/27/2017Wolfe ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformN/A
1/20/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$260.00N/A
(Data available from 1/20/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.51 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Current Sentiment

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Northrop Grumman logo
Northrop Grumman Corp. is an aerospace and defense company, which engages in the provision of security businesses. It creates and delivers platforms, systems, and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, command, control, communications and computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, strike, and logistics and modernization. The firm operates through the following segments: Aeronautics Systems, Defense Systems, Mission Systems and Space Systems. The Aeronautics Systems segment consists of Autonomous Systems and Manned Aircrafts. The Defense Systems segment consists of Battle Management and Missile Systems. The Mission Systems segment consists of Airborne Sensors and Networks, Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions, Maritime/Land Systems and Sensors and Navigation, Targeting and Survivability. The Space Systems segment consists of operations relating Launch and Strategic Missiles and space. The company was founded by John K. Northrop, Thomas V. Jones, and Kent Kresa in 1939 and is headquartered in Falls Church, VA.
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Today's Range

Now: $397.41
Low: $396.98
High: $404.40

50 Day Range

MA: $376.24
Low: $345.98
High: $403.45

52 Week Range

Now: $397.41
Low: $282.88
High: $408.97


843,606 shs

Average Volume

790,476 shs

Market Capitalization

$63.00 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Northrop Grumman?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued stock ratings on Northrop Grumman in the last year: Credit Suisse Group AG, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Seaport Global Securities, Stifel Nicolaus, Susquehanna, Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc., The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., UBS Group AG, Vertical Research, Wells Fargo & Company, Wolfe Research, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Northrop Grumman?

10 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Northrop Grumman in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $404.60, suggesting a possible upside of 0.7%. Stifel Nicolaus has the highest price target set, predicting NOC will reach $475.00 in the next twelve months. UBS Group AG has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $350.00 for Northrop Grumman in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman currently has 6 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in NOC, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Northrop Grumman's investor relations team?

Northrop Grumman's physical mailing address is 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA, 22042. The aerospace company's listed phone number is (703) 280-2900 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Northrop Grumman is www.northropgrumman.com.