Northrop Grumman Cp Dividend yield

 Price  549.01
 Dividend  6.92
 Earnings  46.53
 Cash-flow  22.97
 Book value  83.18
 Equity  75.91

Northrop Grumman Cp is part of Aerospace and Defense business, which is part of Industrials industry. Northrop Grumman Cp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Northrop Grumman Cp paid a total dividend of 1,073 million USD last year, for a market value of 85,097 millions (Market Cap 80,285 millions). Dividend per share of Northrop Grumman Cp is 6.92 USD, and his stock market price 549.01 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Northrop Grumman Cp has a dividend yield of 1.26%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Northrop Grumman Cp dividend yield with other Aerospace and Defense companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Northrop Grumman Cp

Northrop Grumman Cp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Northrop Grumman Cp to maintain his current dividend of USD 6.92 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.26%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Northrop Grumman Cp payout on ernings is currently 14.87%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 41.59% and 36.92% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Northrop Grumman Cpcan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Northrop Grumman Cp is USD 22.97 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 6.92, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Northrop Grumman Cp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Industrials industry and Aerospace and Defense sector companies.

Northrop Grumman Cp payout

Northrop Grumman Cp Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Northrop Grumman Cp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Northrop Grumman Cp showed a return of 16.70% compared to a worldwide 3.75% average, and a 5.35% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 53.70% versus a worldwide performance of a -9.52%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Aerospace and Defense firms.

Northrop Grumman Cp stock and market return