Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman is an American global aerospace and defense technology company. The Company is made up of three business sectors: Aerospace Systems, Mission Systems, and Technology Services. Aerospace System produces aircraft, spacecraft, high-energy laser systems and microelectronics for the US and other nations. This includes surveillance and reconnaissance, protected communications, intelligence, battle management, strike operations, electronic warfare, and missile defense to Earth observation, space science, and space exploration. The Company's Mission Systems creates military radar, sensors and related products, including C4I radar systems for air defense, Airspace Management radar systems such as AMASS, and battlefield surveillance systems like the Airborne Reconnaissance Low. The Technical Services sector works on logistics solutions from modernization and sustainment, to supply chain management, training and simulation, and automated test equipment.

Company Growth (employees)
Falls Church, US
Size (employees)
67,000 (est)
Northrop Grumman was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Falls Church, US

Key People/Management at Northrop Grumman

Wes Bush

Wes Bush

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Patrick Antkowiak

Patrick Antkowiak

Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Sid Ashworth

Sid Ashworth

Corporate Vice President, Government Relations
Kenneth Bedingfield

Kenneth Bedingfield

Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mark Caylor

Mark Caylor

Corporate Vice President, President of Enterprise Services and Chief Strategy Officer
Sheila Cheston

Sheila Cheston

Corporate Vice President and General Counsel

Northrop Grumman Office Locations

Northrop Grumman has offices in Falls Church, London, Redondo Beach, McLean and in 103 other locations
Falls Church, US (HQ)
2980 Fairview Park Dr
Herndon, US
2340 Dulles Corner Blvd
Linthicum Heights, US
1580-A W Nursery Rd
McLean, US
7575 Colshire Dr
Redondo Beach, US
Space Park, 1 Space Park Blvd
London, GB
Clareville House, 26-27 Oxendon St
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Northrop Grumman Financials and Metrics

Northrop Grumman Financials

Northrop Grumman's revenue was reported to be $24.5 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

6.5 b

Revenue growth (Q3, 2017 - Q3, 2018), %


Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

1.5 b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %


Net income (Q3, 2018)

645 m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

845 m

Market capitalization (22-Dec-2017)

53.3 b

Cash (01-Oct-2017)

1.9 b


57.6 b
Northrop Grumman's current market capitalization is $53.3 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


24.7 b24 b23.5 b24.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

19.3 b18.4 b17.9 b18.7 b

Gross profit

5.4 b5.6 b5.6 b5.8 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2018


6 b5.9 b6 b6 b6 b6.2 b6.3 b6.4 b6.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

4.5 b4.4 b4.5 b4.6 b4.6 b4.7 b4.8 b4.9 b5 b

Gross profit

1.4 b1.5 b1.5 b1.4 b1.4 b1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


5.2 b3.9 b2.3 b2.5 b

Accounts Receivable

2.7 b2.8 b2.8 b3.3 b

Prepaid Expenses

350 m369 m367 m200 m


698 m742 m807 m816 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2018


2.6 b1.9 b1.3 b1.3 b1.1 b1.1 b1.4 b1.4 b1.9 b

Accounts Receivable

3.1 b3.2 b3.3 b3.3 b3.5 b3.7 b4.1 b4.3 b4.4 b

Prepaid Expenses

177 m160 m199 m185 m186 m212 m160 m162 m300 m


818 m856 m856 m898 m973 m797 m933 m1 b1 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

2 b2.1 b2 b2.2 b

Depreciation and Amortization

495 m462 m467 m456 m

Accounts Receivable

171 m(105 m)(30 m)(461 m)


101 m(24 m)(80 m)(15 m)
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2018

Net Income

484 m1 b1.5 b556 m1.1 b1.7 b640 m1.2 b1.8 b

Depreciation and Amortization

99 m216 m329 m103 m209 m322 m104 m211 m322 m

Accounts Receivable

(325 m)(344 m)(463 m)(514 m)(647 m)(830 m)(773 m)(981 m)(1.1 b)


(76 m)(117 m)(130 m)(89 m)(170 m)14 m(117 m)(223 m)(191 m)
USDY, 2017


68.2 x


57.3 x


161.8 x


97.4 k


1 x


0.2 x

Financial Leverage

4.1 x
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Northrop Grumman Operating Metrics

Northrop Grumman's Backlog was reported to be $45.3 b in FY, 2016, which is a 26% increase from the previous period
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Northrop Grumman Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation
Orbital ATKSeptember 18, 2017$7.8 b
Northrop Grumman Integrated Defence Services February 27, 2014
M5 Network SecurityJune 07, 2012
Sonoma PhotonicsApril 01, 2009
3001 InternationalSeptember 10, 2008
XineticsOctober 24, 2007
Scaled CompositesJuly 20, 2007
Essex CorporationNovember 08, 2006
Confluent RF Systems Corp.September 30, 2005
Integic CorporationFebruary 18, 2005
XonTechJuly 24, 2003
Fibersense TechnologyDecember 18, 2002
TRW Automotive HoldingsJuly 01, 2002
Newport News ShipbuildingMay 09, 2001
Litton IndustriesDecember 21, 2000
Federal Data Corp.September 07, 2000
Comptek ResearchAugust 31, 2000
Navia AviationNovember 13, 1999
Ryan AeronauticalMay 28, 1999
Data Procurement Corp.May 20, 1999
LogiconMay 06, 1997

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