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Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) Cash-to-Debt

: 0.20 (As of Dec. 2023)
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Cash to Debt Ratio measures the financial strength of a company. It is calculated as a company's cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities divide by its debt. Northrop Grumman's cash to debt ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 0.20.

If Cash to Debt ratio is less than 1, the company cannot pay off its debt using the cash in hand. Here we can see, Northrop Grumman couldn't pay off its debt using the cash in hand for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023.

The historical rank and industry rank for Northrop Grumman's Cash-to-Debt or its related term are showing as below:

NOC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11   Med: 0.27   Max: 0.78
Current: 0.2

During the past 13 years, Northrop Grumman's highest Cash to Debt Ratio was 0.78. The lowest was 0.11. And the median was 0.27.

NOC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked worse than
72.37% of 304 companies
in the Aerospace & Defense industry
Industry Median: 0.645 vs NOC: 0.20

Northrop Grumman Cash-to-Debt Historical Data

The historical data trend for Northrop Grumman's Cash-to-Debt can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

Note: An indication of "No Debt" does not necessarily mean that the company has no debt obligations; it could be due to missing data in the quarterly or annual report. Use caution when interpreting this information.

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Northrop Grumman Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Cash-to-Debt
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.15 0.30 0.25 0.18 0.20

Northrop Grumman Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
Cash-to-Debt Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.18 0.15 0.22 0.13 0.20

Competitive Comparison

For the Aerospace & Defense subindustry, Northrop Grumman's Cash-to-Debt, along with its competitors' market caps and Cash-to-Debt data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Northrop Grumman Cash-to-Debt Distribution

For the Aerospace & Defense industry and Industrials sector, Northrop Grumman's Cash-to-Debt distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Northrop Grumman's Cash-to-Debt falls into.



Northrop Grumman Cash-to-Debt Calculation

This is the ratio of a company's Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities to its debt. The debt includes the Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation. This ratio measures the financial strength of a company. This ratio is updated quarterly.

Northrop Grumman's Cash to Debt Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

Northrop Grumman's Cash to Debt Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Northrop Grumman  (NYSE:NOC) Cash-to-Debt Explanation

If Cash to Debt ratio is greater than 1, the company can pay off its debt using the cash in hand. If it is smaller than 1, it means the company has more debt than the cash in hands. In this case, it is important to look the the company's Interest Coverage. Ben Graham requires that a company must have an Interest Coverage of at least 5.


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Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) Business Description

Address
2980 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church, VA, USA, 22042
Northrop Grumman is a diversified defense contractor providing aeronautics, defense, mission, and space systems. The company's aerospace segment creates the fuselage for the massive F-35 program and produces autonomous and piloted aircraft such as Global Hawk drones and the new B-21 bomber. Defense systems makes artillery and missile ammunition and guidance systems, missile defense systems, and conducts maintenance and upgrades on numerous military aircraft. Mission systems creates and integrates a variety of radar, navigation, and communication systems for avionics, weapons control, and countermeasures on a range of platforms from helicopters to destroyers. Finally, space systems produces satellites, sensors, space structures, and manufactures long-range missiles and rocket motors.
Executives
Mark A Caylor officer: Corp VP & Pres ESS 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Kathryn G Simpson officer: Corp VP & General Counsel 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Robert J. Fleming officer: CVP and Pres. Space Systems 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Roshan S Roeder officer: CVP & Pres. Defense Systems 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Mary A Winston director 557 BROADWAY, C/O SCHOLASTIC CORP, NEW YORK NY 10012
Kimberly A. Ross director C/O AVON PRODUCTS,INC., 1345 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS`, NEW YORK NY 10105-0196
David T Perry officer: CVP Chief Global Bus Dev Off 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Lucy C Ryan officer: Corp VP, Communications 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Michael A Hardesty officer: Corp VP, Controller & CAO 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Thomas H Jones officer: CVP & Pres Aeronautics Systems 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Mary D Petryszyn officer: CVP, Pres, Defense Systems 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Sheila C. Cheston officer: Corp. VP & General Counsel C/O NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION, 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Stephen F. O'bryan officer: CVP Global Bus Dev Officer 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Arvind Krishna director IBM CORPORATION, ONE NEW ORCHARD RD, ARMONK NY 10504-1722
Wilson Thomas L Jr officer: CVP and Pres. Space Systems 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA 22042