NOC - Northrop Grumman Corporation

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Previous Close285.95
Open287.17
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Day's Range286.81 - 294.22
52 Week Range263.31 - 385.01
Volume1,504,860
Avg. Volume938,528
Market Cap48.677B
Beta (5Y Monthly)0.79
PE Ratio (TTM)21.98
EPS (TTM)N/A
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield5.80 (2.03%)
Ex-Dividend DateMay 29, 2020
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