NYSE:NOC - Northrop Grumman Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $397.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 7.39 %
  • Number of Analysts: 10
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 8 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for NOC

Analyst Price Target is $397.00
▲ +7.39% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 10 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Northrop Grumman in the last 3 months. The average price target is $397.00, with a high forecast of $478.00 and a low forecast of $330.00. The average price target represents a 7.39% upside from the last price of $369.68.

This chart shows the closing price for NOC for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 10 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in Northrop Grumman. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 11 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 7 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 9 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 7 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 7 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 9 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 7 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 8 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 8 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
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
5/19/2020Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy$398.00Low
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
1/12/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Hold$243.00N/A
1/12/2017Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$268.00N/A
1/11/2017Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$268.00N/A
12/5/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$250.00 ➝ $265.00N/A
11/14/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldN/A
11/10/2016BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$230.00 ➝ $270.00N/A
10/28/2016Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$250.00 ➝ $260.00N/A
10/28/2016Vertical ResearchInitiated CoverageHoldN/A
10/5/2016Robert W. BairdInitiated CoverageOutperform$260.00N/A
9/6/2016CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$235.00 ➝ $243.00N/A
8/25/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$225.00 ➝ $231.00N/A
8/2/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuyN/A
7/28/2016Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$233.00 ➝ $250.00N/A
(Data available from 6/24/2016 forward)
Northrop Grumman logo
Northrop Grumman Corporation operates as an aerospace and defense company worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Aeronautics Systems, Defense Systems, Mission Systems, and Space Systems. The Aeronautics Systems segment designs, develops, manufactures, integrates, and sustains aircraft systems for strategic and tactical intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) missions; and long-range strike aircraft systems, tactical fighter aircrafts, and airborne battle management systems. The Defense Systems segment offers weapon and mission systems for the U.S. military and civilian agency customers. Its principal products and services include integrated battle management systems, weapons systems, information technology services, and intelligence operations. This segment provides command and control and weapons systems, including munitions and missiles; precision strike weapons; propulsion, such as air-breathing systems; and gun systems and precision munitions. It also offers life cycle service and support for software, weapons systems, and aircraft; security services, including information and cyber operations; intelligence analysis and support; and IT infrastructure, such as cloud. The Mission Systems segment offers command, control, communications, and computers ISR systems; radar, electro-optical/infrared, and acoustic sensors; electronic warfare systems; communications and network systems; processing systems; navigation; and maritime power, propulsion, and payload launch systems. This segment also provides airborne sensors and networks; cyber and intelligence mission solutions; maritime/land systems and sensors; and navigation, targeting, and survivability solutions. The Space Systems segment offers satellites and payloads; ground systems; missile defense systems and interceptors; launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; and strategic missiles. Northrop Grumman Corporation was founded in 1939 and is based in Falls Church, Virginia.
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Today's Range

Now: $369.68
Low: $367.54
High: $372.06

50 Day Range

MA: $364.54
Low: $337.80
High: $377.51

52 Week Range

Now: $369.68
Low: $282.88
High: $379.03


632,346 shs

Average Volume

1,043,047 shs

Market Capitalization

$59.50 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, Robert W. Baird, Royal Bank of Canada, Sanford C. Bernstein, Stifel Nicolaus, Susquehanna, Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc., TheStreet, Wells Fargo & Company, 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 $397.00, suggesting a possible upside of 7.2%. Morgan Stanley has the highest price target set, predicting NOC will reach $478.00 in the next twelve months. Wells Fargo & Company has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $330.00 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 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 8 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe NOC will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Northrop Grumman.
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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.