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Northrop Grumman PB Ratio

: 5.34 (As of Today)
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The PB Ratio, or Price-to-Book ratio, or Price/Book, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Book Value per Share. As of today (2022-08-12), Northrop Grumman's share price is $470.31. Northrop Grumman's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $88.14. Hence, Northrop Grumman's PB Ratio of today is 5.34.

The historical rank and industry rank for Northrop Grumman's PB Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

NOC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13   Med: 5.24   Max: 8.69
Current: 5.34

During the past 13 years, Northrop Grumman's highest PB Ratio was 8.69. The lowest was 1.13. And the median was 5.24.

NOC's PB Ratio is ranked worse than
80.75% of 265 companies
in the Aerospace & Defense industry
Industry Median: 2.32 vs NOC: 5.34

During the past 12 months, Northrop Grumman's average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 26.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 19.90% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 20.30% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 6.10% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate of Northrop Grumman was 21.40% per year. The lowest was -14.90% per year. And the median was 5.80% per year.

Back to Basics: PB Ratio


Northrop Grumman PB Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Northrop Grumman's PB Ratio 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.

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Northrop Grumman Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
PB Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 7.49 5.10 6.55 4.80 4.68

Northrop Grumman Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
PB Ratio 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 5.22 5.01 4.68 5.24 5.43

Competitive Comparison

For the Aerospace & Defense subindustry, Northrop Grumman's PB Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and PB Ratio 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 PB Ratio Distribution

For the Aerospace & Defense industry and Industrials sector, Northrop Grumman's PB Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Northrop Grumman's PB Ratio falls into.



Northrop Grumman PB Ratio Calculation

The PB Ratio, or Price-to-Book ratio, or Price/Book, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Book Value per Share. It is a ratio widely used to value stocks.

Northrop Grumman's PB Ratio for today is calculated as follows:

PB Ratio=Share Price/Book Value per Share (Q: Jun. 2022)
=470.31/88.141
=5.34

* 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.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

A closely related ratio is called Price-to-Tangible-Book. The difference between Price-to-Tangible-Book and PB Ratio is that book value other than intangibles are used in the calculation.


Northrop Grumman  (NYSE:NOC) PB Ratio Explanation

Unlike valuation ratios relative to the earning power such as PE Ratio, PE Ratio without NRI, PS Ratio, Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow , or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, the PB Ratio measures the valuation of the stock relative to the underlying asset of the company.

The PB Ratio works the best for the businesses that earn most of their profit from their assets, e.g. banks and insurance companies.


Be Aware

Some businesses have very light assets, such as software companies or insurance agencies. The PB Ratio does not work well for these companies. Some companies even have negative equity, so the PB Ratio cannot be applied to them.


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Northrop Grumman Business Description

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Address
2980 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church, VA, USA, 22042
Northrop Grumman is a defense contractor that is diversified across short-cycle and long-cycle businesses. The firm's segments include aeronautics, mission systems, defense services, and space systems. The company's aerospace segment creates the fuselage for the massive F-35 program and produces various piloted and autonomous flight systems. Mission systems creates a variety of sensors and processors for defense hardware. The defense systems segment is a mix between a long-range missile manufacturer and a defense IT service provider. Finally, the company's space systems segment produces various space structures, sensors, and satellites.
Executives
Bromberg Matthew Fox officer: CVP, Global Operations 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Wilson Thomas L Jr officer: CVP and Pres. Space Systems 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Robinson Graham director 1000 STANLEY DRIVE NEW BRITAIN CT 06053
Jones Thomas H officer: CVP & Pres Aeronautics Systems 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Abney David P director 55 GLENLAKE PARWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Brown Marianne Catherine director 4094 TIMUQUANA ROAD JACKSONVILLE FL 33210-8571
Keffer David F officer: CVP & Chief Financial Officer 3170 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Petryszyn Mary D officer: CVP, Pres, Defense Systems 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Bush Wesley G director, officer: Chairman 333 MAPLE AVENUE EAST #3080 VIENNA VA 22180
Ryan Lucy C officer: Corp VP, Communications 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Addison Ann M officer: Corporate Vice President 11951 FREEDOM DRIVE RESTON VA 20190
Larson Blake E officer: Vice President, other: Corp VP & Pres, NGIS 5050 LINCOLN DRIVE EDINA MN 55436
Kalan Lesley A officer: Corp VP, Government Relations 805 VASSAR ROAD ALEXANDRIA VA 22314
Purvis Shawn N officer: CVP, President, Enterprise Svc 9672 CRECY LANE MANASSAS VA 20110
Pamiljans Janis G officer: Corp VP & President AS Systems 212 LANSING ISLAND DRIVE INDIAN HARBOUR BEACH FL 32937

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