Northrop Grumman Corp.

Northrop Grumman Corp.

Northrop Grumman Corp.

Overview
Date Founded

1939

Headquarters

2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH, VA, 220424511

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

90K

Industries

Aerospace & Defense
Other Business & Consulting Services
IT Consulting & Services
Electrical Products
Computer Software

Company Description

Northrop Grumman Corp. engages in the provision of security businesses. It includes products, systems, and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, command, control, communications and computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, strike, and logistics and modernization. It operates through the following business segments: Aerospace Systems, Innovation Systems, Mission Systems, and Technology Services. The Aerospace Systems segment includes the design, development, integration, and production of manned aircraft, autonomous systems, spacecraft, high-energy laser systems, microelectronics, and other systems and subsystems. The Innovation Systems segment deigns, develops, integrates, and produces flight, armament, and space systems to enable national security, civil government, and commercial customers. The Mission Systems segment consists of sensors and processing; cyber and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; and advanced capabilities. The Technology Services focuses on global logistics and modernization; advanced defense services; and system modernization and services. The company was founded by John K. Northrop, Thomas V. Jones, and Kent Kresa in 1939 and is headquartered in Falls Church, VA.

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Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer

Corporate Vice President & President

Chief Financial Officer

Vice President & General Counsel

Chief Executive Officer, Australia

Chief Executive Officer-United Kingdom & Europe

Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer

Corporate Vice President, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

Chief Human Resources Officer & Vice President

Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Northrop Grumman Corp.

General Counsel at Park Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

Executive in Residence at Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin School of Business

Manager, Car Assembly Operations-Pontiac Motor Car Division at General Motors Company

Co-Chair at North American Forum

Former Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Walmart, Inc.

Former General Manager, Dinners & Enhancers Division at Mondelez International, Inc.

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Co-Chief Operating Officer at Global Financial Solutions, Inc.

Dean at Texas A&M University

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CRMC's International Investors division invests primarily in the stocks of large-cap growth-oriented companies across practically all sectors. Although they invest internationally, most of their investments are in the stocks of North American companies. They maintain an investment philosophy that is distinguished by four key beliefs: (1) solid research is fundamental to sound investment decisions; (2) investment decisions should not be made lightly; (3) a long-term approach; (4) the capital system.

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Price Associates' investment approach is based on the belief that fundamental proprietary research drives value-added, active investment management. The firm maintains a global research platform that includes interconnected teams of research analysts. Their strategy begins with bottom-up analysis. Price Associates uses both qualitative and quantitative analysis to evaluate investment opportunities. Portfolios are created with a commitment to diversification and a strict attention to valuation appropriate to the chosen investment universe. The firm focuses its analytical process on three areas of research: the industry, the contracts issued, and the creditworthiness of each individual issuer. Price Associates' Private Asset management Group provides balanced, equity and fixed-income investment management services to meet the needs of individuals, trusts, endowments, foundations, institutions, retirement plans and IRAs and other entities.

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MFS Investment Management utilizes various investment techniques to implement its investment strategies, including, but not limited to, long and short-term purchases, short sales, margin transactions, options, and exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives or other methods to seek to achieve performance. They employ a variety of methods to evaluate securities, including fundamental and quantitative analysis. MFS Investment Management offers fundamental, active and research-driven equity strategies that strive for less volatility relative to benchmarks and greater value through changing markets. Fixed income strategy offers total return focused and credit oriented approach. Multi-Asset strategy is goal-oriented, diversified and disciplined investment approach that combines broad diversification across multiple asset classes, active asset allocation, and bottom-up security selection. MFS' retirement solutions are designed with a goal of maximizing growth and supporting income over a lifetime by focusing on long-term returns. MFS Blended Research is an approach to active equity management that combines the firm's fundamental research expertise with highly systematic quantitative research.

Recent Transactions
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Northrop Grumman Corp. purchases Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems, Inc.

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Independence Capital Partners LLC, LLR Partners purchase BluVector, Inc. from Northrop Grumman Corp.

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Northrop Grumman Corp., Perkins & Co. PC purchase Thompson Kessler Wiest & Borquist PC

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Advised onNorthrop Grumman Corp. purchases Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corp.

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Advised onNorthrop Grumman Corp. purchases Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corp.

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Advised onGeneral Atlantic LLC, TASC, Inc. /Private Group, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP purchase Engility Corp. from Northrop Grumman Corp.

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Advised onGeneral Atlantic LLC, TASC, Inc. /Private Group, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP purchase Engility Corp. from Northrop Grumman Corp.

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Advised onGeneral Atlantic LLC, TASC, Inc. /Private Group, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP purchase Engility Corp. from Northrop Grumman Corp.

Advisors & Consultants
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Chief Financial Officer at Platinum Equity Advisors LLC

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Washington, DC Office Co-Managing Partner at Winston & Strawn LLP

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Chair, Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits Practice at O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Clients

Lockheed Martin Corp. operates as a global security and aerospace company, which engages in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of technology systems, products, and services. It operates through the following business segments: Aeronautics, Missiles and Fire Control (MFC), Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) and Space. The Aeronautics segment researches, designs, develops, manufactures, integrates, sustains, supports, and upgrades advanced military aircraft, including combat and air mobility aircraft, unmanned air vehicles, and related technologies. The MFC segment provides air and missile defence systems; tactical missiles and air-to-ground precision strike weapon systems; logistics; fire control systems; mission operations support, readiness, engineering support and integration services; manned and unmanned ground vehicles; and energy management solutions. The RMS segment offers design, manufacture, service, and support for a variety of military and commercial helicopters; ship and submarine mission and combat systems; mission systems and sensors for rotary and fixed-wing aircraft; sea and land-based missile defence systems; radar systems; the Littoral Combat Ship; simulation and training services; and unmanned systems and technologies. The Space segment comprises of the research and development, design, engineering and production of satellites, strategic, and defensive missile systems and space transportation systems. The company was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.

Raytheon Co. is engaged in the development and manufacture of defense and security solutions. It operates through the following segments: Integrated Defense Systems; Intelligence, Information, and Services (IIS); Missile Systems; Space and Airborne Systems (SAS); Forcepoint. The Integrated Defense Systems segment offers air and missile defense; large land- and sea-based radar solutions; command, control, communications, computers, cyber and intelligence solutions; and naval combat and ship electronic systems. The IIS segment includes technical and professional services to intelligence, defense, federal and commercial customers. The Missile Systems segment develops, integrates, and produces missile and combat systems for the armed forces of U.S. and allied nations. The SAS segment designs and manufactures sensor and communication systems used in intelligence, surveillance, precision engagement, and aerial operations. The Forcepoint segment provides cyber security products such as insider threat solutions, data loss prevention, firewall technology, cloud and email security, and cross domain transfer. The company was founded by Laurence K. Marshall, Vannevar Bush, and Charles G. Smith on July 7, 1922 and is headquartered in Waltham, MA.

The EADS Group is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services, employing around 133,000 people at more than 170 sites worldwide. Facebook Twitter share + Developing sustainable aircraft, connecting people, observing and understanding Earth, and making the world a safer place: EADS does things that matter. Ever since its inception in 2000, EADS has constantly drawn from the strength that comes from integration. The Group brings together businesses that are market leaders in their own right, forming a collective driven by a single vision. EADS includes Airbus as the leading global manufacturer of the most innovative commercial and military aircraft, with Airbus Military covering tanker, transport and mission aircraft. Astrium, the European leader in space programmes and the third biggest space provider worldwide, is active in all space activities, from large-scale space systems to satellite services. Cassidian, worldwide leader in state-of-the-art solutions for armed forces and civil security worldwide, also makes EADS the major partner in the Eurofighter consortium and a stakeholder in the missile systems provider MBDA. Eurocopter is the world’s primary helicopter manufacturer in the civil sector, offering the largest civil and military helicopter range in the world. EADS — its people and its innovations — plays a role in creating some of the world’s biggest success stories, helping to make tomorrow’s technology a reality.

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$60.9B
Total Enterprise Value
$71.8B
Earnings Per Share
$13.22
Revenue
$33.8B
Net Profit
$2.25B
EBITDA
$4.99B
EBITDAMargin
14.74%
Total Debt
$15.5B
Total Equity
$8.82B
Enterprise Value Sales
2.12x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
14.07x
TEVNet Income
31.92x
Debt TEV
0.22x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
11.36%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
7.13%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Political Donations
$500
2006
$1,000
2002
$1,000
2002
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Daylight Solutions develops molecular detection and imaging systems for use in industrial process controls, scientific research, medical diagnostics, environmental monitoring, and homeland security and defense applications. Its products and services include scientific instruments, life sciences, industrial solutions, and defense and security. The company was founded by Timothy Day, Salvatore F. Crivello, and Paul Larson in January 2005 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

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Aventail Corp. manufactures remote-access networking services. It delivers a single secure access gateway for all users, internal and external and network resources with complete security. The company provides its services to mid to large-sized organizations worldwide, including AT&T, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Chicago Housing Authority, DuPont, Radiology Ltd, James Richardson International and Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD), Overlake Hospital and IBM Global Services. Aventail was founded by Chris Hopen and Evan Kaplan in 1996 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

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ZF TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. manufactured and supplied automotive systems, modules and components. The firm operated through the following segments: Chassis Systems, Occupant Safety Systems, Electronics, and Automotive Components. The Chassis Systems segment included active safety systems, foundation brakes, anti lock braking systems control, steering gears and systems, linkage, suspension and modules. The Occupant Safety Systems segment included passive safety systems and components in the areas of airbags, seat belts, crash sensors and steering wheels. The Electronics segment comprised of safety, radio frequency, chassis, power train electronics and driver assistance systems. The Automotive Components segment included engine valves, engineered fasteners, plastic components and body controls. The company was founded in 2002 and was headquartered in East Lansing, MI.

Suppliers
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. Appliances & Electronics | Woburn, MA

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. engages in the design, development, and manufacture of proprietary semiconductor products. Its product portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, circulators, demodulators, detectors, diodes, directional couplers, front-end modules, hybrids, isolators, lighting and display solutions, mixers, modulators, optocouplers, optoisolators, phase shifters, synthesizers, power dividers and combiners, receivers, switches, and technical ceramics. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Woburn, MA.

CECO Environmental Corp. Power & Utilities | CINCINNATI, OH

CECO Environmental Corp. engages in the provision of engineering technology and solutions. It offers services in the field of environment, energy, fluid handling, and filtration. The firm operates through the following segments: Energy Solutions, Industrial Solutions, Fluid Handling Solutions, and Corporate and Other. The Energy Solutions segment improves air quality and solves fluid handling needs with market engineered, and customized solutions for the power generation, oil and gas, and petrochemical industries. The Industrial Solutions segment serves the industrial pollution control market. The Fluid Handling Solutions segment provides pump and filtration solutions that maintain safe and clean operations in some of the most harsh and toxic environments. The company was founded by Phillip DeZwirek in 1966 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Other Manufacturing | MELVILLE, NY

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. engages in the design, development, production, and market of products, systems, and services for advanced communications solutions. It operates through the Commercial Solutions and Government Solutions segment. The Commercial Solutions segment offers satellite communications, public safety systems, and enterprise application technologies for commercial customers and smaller government customers. The Government Solutions segment comprises mission-critical technologies and transmission technologies for large government end users, international customers, and domestic prime contractors. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Melville, NY.

Competitors
Lockheed Martin Corporation Aerospace & Defense - Bethesda, Maryland

Lockheed Martin Corp. operates as a global security and aerospace company, which engages in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of technology systems, products, and services. It operates through the following business segments: Aeronautics, Missiles and Fire Control (MFC), Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) and Space. The Aeronautics segment researches, designs, develops, manufactures, integrates, sustains, supports, and upgrades advanced military aircraft, including combat and air mobility aircraft, unmanned air vehicles, and related technologies. The MFC segment provides air and missile defence systems; tactical missiles and air-to-ground precision strike weapon systems; logistics; fire control systems; mission operations support, readiness, engineering support and integration services; manned and unmanned ground vehicles; and energy management solutions. The RMS segment offers design, manufacture, service, and support for a variety of military and commercial helicopters; ship and submarine mission and combat systems; mission systems and sensors for rotary and fixed-wing aircraft; sea and land-based missile defence systems; radar systems; the Littoral Combat Ship; simulation and training services; and unmanned systems and technologies. The Space segment comprises of the research and development, design, engineering and production of satellites, strategic, and defensive missile systems and space transportation systems. The company was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.

General Dynamics Corporation Aerospace & Defense - FALLS CHURCH, VA

General Dynamics is a market leader in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and mission-critical information systems and technology. The company was formed in 1952 through the combination of the Electric Boat Company, Consolidated Vultee (CONVAIR) and several others. The company grew organically and through acquisitions until the early 1990s, when they sold many of our defense-related businesses. Starting in the mid-1990s, they began expanding by acquiring combat vehicle-related businesses, additional shipyards, information-technology product and service companies and Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. Management Consulting - McLean, VA

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. engages in the provision of management and technology consulting services. It offers analytics, digital solutions, engineering, and cyber expertise. The company was founded by Edwin Booz in 1914 and is headquartered in McLean, VA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #118
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #118
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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