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Northrop Grumman is a company providing autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance), strike, space, logistics, and modernization solutions. It operates through four segments: Aerospace Systems, Innovation Systems, Mission Systems, and Technology Services. The Aerospace Systems segment is engaged in the design, development, integration, and production of manned aircraft, autonomous systems, spacecraft, high-energy laser systems, microelectronics, and other systems and subsystems. The Innovation Systems segment provides flight, armament, and space systems, including launch vehicles and related propulsion systems, missile products and defense electronics, precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition, satellites and associated space components and services, and advanced aerospace structures. The Mission Systems segment offers C4ISR systems, radar, electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) and acoustic sensors, electronic warfare systems, cyber solutions, space systems, intelligence processing systems, air and missile defense (AMD) integration, navigation, and shipboard missile and encapsulated payload launch systems. The Technology Services segment delivers sustainment, modernization, training and simulation, software, engineering services, cyber, global logistics, and information technology solutions and services.
TypePublic
Founded1939
HQFalls Church, VA, US
Websitenorthropgrumman.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)97,000(+8%)
Job Openings2,886
Revenue (FY, 2020)$36.8 B(+9%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$361.5
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Northrop Grumman

Kathy Warden

Kathy Warden

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Ann Addison

Ann Addison

Corporate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Todd Ernst

Todd Ernst

Corporate Vice President and Treasurer, Vice President Investor Relations
Dave Keffer

Dave Keffer

Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mark Caylor

Mark Caylor

Corporate Vice President and President, Mission Systems
David Keffer

David Keffer

Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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Northrop Grumman Office Locations

Northrop Grumman has offices in Falls Church, Baltimore, Beltsville, Cape Canaveral and in 52 other locations
Falls Church, VA, US (HQ)
2980 Fairview Park Dr
Baltimore, MD, US
1501 S Clinton St #200
Beltsville, MD, US
5010 Herzel Pl
Cape Canaveral, FL, US
8910 Astronaut Blvd #312
Chandler, AZ, US
1233 S Spectrum Blvd
Chandler, AZ, US
3377 S Price Rd
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Northrop Grumman Financials and Metrics

Northrop Grumman Revenue

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Northrop Grumman's revenue was reported to be $36.8 b in FY, 2020 which is a 8.7% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

9.2b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

1.7b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

19%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

2.2b

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

2.8b

Market capitalization (21-Jul-2021)

58.2b

Closing stock price (21-Jul-2021)

361.5

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

3.5b

EV

68.8b
Northrop Grumman's current market capitalization is $58.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

30.1b33.8b36.8b

Revenue growth, %

17%12%9%

Cost of goods sold

23.3b26.6b29.3b

Gross profit

6.8b7.3b7.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

8.2b8.5b8.5b8.6b8.9b9.1b9.2b

Cost of goods sold

6.5b6.7b6.7b6.9b7.1b7.2b7.4b

Gross profit

1.7b1.7b1.7b1.7b1.8b1.8b1.7b

Gross profit Margin, %

21%20%20%20%21%20%19%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

1.6b2.2b4.9b

Accounts Receivable

1.4b1.3b1.5b

Prepaid Expenses

973.0m997.0m1.4b

Inventories

654.0m783.0m759.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

755.0m1.1b1.1b3.3b4.2b5.0b3.5b

Accounts Receivable

2.2b1.8b2.1b2.1b2.0b2.0b1.7b

Prepaid Expenses

959.0m772.0m1.0b1.0b720.0m1.0b647.0m

Inventories

778.0m810.0m810.0m785.0m832.0m853.0m860.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

3.2b2.2b3.2b

Depreciation and Amortization

800.0m1.0b1.3b

Inventories

(37.0m)(135.0m)18.0m

Accounts Payable

381.0m617.0m719.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

863.0m1.7b2.7b868.0m1.9b2.9b2.2b

Depreciation and Amortization

234.0m479.0m737.0m297.0m605.0m922.0m294.0m

Inventories

(124.0m)(156.0m)(156.0m)(2.0m)(49.0m)(70.0m)(101.0m)

Accounts Payable

(480.0m)(367.0m)320.0m(833.0m)(374.0m)283.0m(589.0m)
USDFY, 2018

EV/EBIT

14.3 x

EV/CFO

14.1 x

Revenue/Employee

354.1k

Debt/Equity

1.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

4.6 x

P/E Ratio

13.2
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Northrop Grumman Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Orbital ATKJune 28, 2018$7.7 b
Northrop Grumman Integrated Defence ServicesFebruary 27, 2014
Qantas Defence ServicesFebruary 27, 2014
M5 Network SecurityJune 07, 2012
Sonoma PhotonicsApril 01, 2009
3001 InternationalSeptember 10, 2008
XineticsOctober 24, 2007
Scaled Composites LLCJuly 20, 2007
Essex CorporationNovember 08, 2006
Confluent RF Systems Corp.September 30, 2005
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Northrop Grumman Revenue Breakdown

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Northrop Grumman revenue breakdown by business segment: 26.2% from Mission Systems, 19.6% from Defense Systems, 22.7% from Space Systems and 31.6% from Aeronautics Systems

Northrop Grumman revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 85.9% from United States, 5.3% from Asia/Pacific, 5.7% from International and 3.1% from Other

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Northrop Grumman Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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Northrop Grumman Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

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Northrop Grumman Online and Social Media Presence

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Northrop Grumman Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    67/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    77/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    59/100

  • Diversity

    C

    63/100

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Northrop Grumman News and Updates

US Army IBCS Flight Test Demonstrates Joint Engagement in Electronic Attack Environment

The U.S. Army successfully engaged a cruise missile target in an highly contested electronic attack environment during a developmental flight test using the Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS)

Northrop Grumman’s SABR Radar Goes Agile

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has adopted Lean-Agile methodologies in the development and integration of the active electronically scanned array (AESA) AN/APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar software for the F-16 Viper fighter aircraft

Northrop Grumman Breaks Ground on New Hypersonics Facility

Defense contractor Northrop Grumman unveiled a new Hypersonics Center of Excellence in July that will provide 60,000 square feet for manufacturing the cutting edge weapons.

Northrop Grumman’s SABR Radar Goes Agile

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has adopted Lean-Agile methodologies in the development and integration of the active electronically scanned array (AESA) AN/APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar software for the F-16 Viper fighter aircraft.

Northrop Grumman Builds Hypersonic Center of Excellence to Support National Security

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has broken ground on a Hypersonics Center of Excellence to support the U.S. military and its allies in the fight against evolving threats. Through its investments in digital engineering and smart infrastructure at its Elkton, Maryland facility, Northrop Grumm…

Northrop Grumman builds Hypersonic Center of Excellence

Northrop Grumman has begun the construction of a Hypersonic Center of Excellence to support the US military and its allies from evolving threats.
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Northrop Grumman Blogs

Northrop Grumman’s Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Extended Range Completes First Successful Missile Live Fire

LOS ANGELES – Aug. 2, 2021 –The U.S. Navy has successfully completed the first live fire of the Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) AGM-88G Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Extended Range (AARGM-ER) from a U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet. The test was conducted on July 19 at the Point Mugu …

Northrop Grumman Continues Production of Launcher Subsystem Hardware

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – July 30, 2021 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is continuing production of Launcher Subsystem hardware in support of the Columbia and Dreadnought common missile compartment (CMC) program. The company was awarded an additional $69 million not to exceed contract modificat…

MQ-4C Triton Completes First Flight in Multi-Intelligence Configuration

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – July 30, 2021 – A Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC)-built MQ-4C Triton took to the skies for the first time in the highly upgraded multi-intelligence configuration known as integrated functional capability four (IFC-4). Triton is the U.S. Navy’s premier…

Return of the Interns

Annually, student interns across the country jump at the chance to hone their real-world science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills with a Northrop Grumman internship. Some of those interns — including Amanda, who interns in San Diego, California, and Aastha, who interns in Melbourne, F…

The First of Her Family

By Chase Kohler Gabby Solis Troncosa, manager, process improvement in El Segundo, has achieved many firsts for her family. She is the first generation of her family to be American-born. She is also the first person in her family to become a leader and college graduate. These firsts were only her par…

The Journey from New York to Florida: Meet Vehicle Engineering Manager Suet

Suet is a Vehicle Engineering manager at the Manned Aircraft Design Center of Excellence in Melbourne, Florida. Her team consists of designers, analysts and responsible engineers specializing in mechanical and fluids subsystems disciplines. These disciplines include fuel, hydraulics, environmental c…
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Northrop Grumman Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Northrop Grumman founded?

    Northrop Grumman was founded in 1939.

  • Who are Northrop Grumman key executives?

    Northrop Grumman's key executives are Kathy Warden, Ann Addison and Todd Ernst.

  • How many employees does Northrop Grumman have?

    Northrop Grumman has 97,000 employees.

  • What is Northrop Grumman revenue?

    Latest Northrop Grumman annual revenue is $36.8 b.

  • What is Northrop Grumman revenue per employee?

    Latest Northrop Grumman revenue per employee is $379.4 k.

  • Who are Northrop Grumman competitors?

    Competitors of Northrop Grumman include Perspecta, Raytheon Technologies and CAE.

  • Where is Northrop Grumman headquarters?

    Northrop Grumman headquarters is located at 2980 Fairview Park Dr, Falls Church.

  • Where are Northrop Grumman offices?

    Northrop Grumman has offices in Falls Church, Baltimore, Beltsville, Cape Canaveral and in 52 other locations.

  • How many offices does Northrop Grumman have?

    Northrop Grumman has 63 offices.