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Northrop Grumman Corporation: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile

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Business Review’s Northrop Grumman Corporation contains a company overview, key facts, locations and subsidiaries, news and events as well as a SWOT analysis of the company.

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									Northrop Grumman Corporation: SWOT
Analysis & Company Profile


Reference code: BRDF0081CP10-Q2

Published: Feb 2011




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                                                                         Table of Contents


  Northrop Grumman Corporation - Company Overview.......................................................................................................3

  Northrop Grumman Corporation - Key Facts ......................................................................................................................3

  Northrop Grumman Corporation - Business Description ....................................................................................................4

  Northrop Grumman Corporation - Major Products and Services ........................................................................................7

  Northrop Grumman Corporation - History ...........................................................................................................................9

  Northrop Grumman Corporation - SWOT Analysis ...........................................................................................................12

      SWOT Analysis - Overview...........................................................................................................................................12

      Northrop Grumman Corporation - Strengths ................................................................................................................12

      Northrop Grumman Corporation - Weaknesses ...........................................................................................................13

      Northrop Grumman Corporation - Opportunities ..........................................................................................................13

      Northrop Grumman Corporation - Threats....................................................................................................................14

  Northrop Grumman Corporation - Key Competitors .........................................................................................................16

  Northrop Grumman Corporation - Key Employees ...........................................................................................................17

  Northrop Grumman Corporation - Key Employee Biographies .........................................................................................19

  Northrop Grumman Corporation - Company Statement ...................................................................................................20

  Northrop Grumman Corporation - Locations and Subsidiaries .........................................................................................21

      Head Office ...................................................................................................................................................................21

      Other Locations & Subsidiaries ....................................................................................................................................21

  Northrop Grumman Corporation - Financial Ratios ..........................................................................................................23

      Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios .......................................................................................................................23

      Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................23

      Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios ...................................................................................................................................25

      Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts .....................................................................................................................................26

  Appendix ...........................................................................................................................................................................27

      Methodology .................................................................................................................................................................27

      Ratio Definitions ............................................................................................................................................................27

      Disclaimer .....................................................................................................................................................................31




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Northrop Grumman Corporation - SWOT Profile                                                                                                                                Page 2
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Northrop Grumman Corporation - Company Overview

Northrop Grumman Corporation (Northrop Grumman) is one of the leading defense and technology companies that offer
products and services to the aerospace, electronics, information systems and shipbuilding sectors. It manufactures
aircraft carriers, submarines, spacecraft systems, mission-critical computer systems and wireless communications
infrastructure. The company serves government and commercial customers across the world. Northrop operates through
five segments, namely, Information Systems, Aerospace, Electronics, Shipbuilding, and Technical Services. Northrop
Grumman conducts its business operations mainly in the US and the UK. Its major customers include the US government
and the US Department of Defense. Northrop Grumman is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, US.


Financial Performance

The company reported revenue of US$33,755 million during the fiscal year ended 2009. The company's revenue grew at
a CAGR of 5.48% during the period 2007-2009, with an annual growth of 4.46% over fiscal year 2008. During the fiscal
year 2009, its operating margin was 7.4% as against the operating margin of -0.8% in the fiscal year 2008. During the
fiscal year 2009, the company registered a net margin of 5.0% as against the net margin of -3.9% in the fiscal year 2008.




Northrop Grumman Corporation - Key Facts

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Key Facts

                                  1840 Century Park East, Los

Corporate Address:                Angeles, California (CA), 90067, Ticker Symbol, Stock        NOC (New York Stock
                                                                    Exchange                   Exchange)
                                  United States


Telephone                         + 1 310 5536262                   No. of Employees           120,000



Fax                               + 1 310 5532076                   Financial Year End         December



URL                               www.northropgrumman.com           Revenue (in US$ Million)   33,755.00


                                  Nuclear Energy , Aerospace and
Industry                          Defense


Locations                         Denmark, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, United States

Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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Northrop Grumman Corporation - Business Description

Northrop Grumman Corporation (Northrop Grumman) provides products, services, and integrated solutions to the
aerospace, information and services, electronics, and shipbuilding customers. Northrop Grumman employs 120,000
people.

In January 2009, the company restructured its business (which earlier comprised seven segments) into five reporting
segments, namely, Information Systems, Aerospace Systems, Electronic Systems, Shipbuilding, and Technical Services.

The company’s Information Systems segment focuses on areas such as Command, Control, Communications,
Computers and Intelligence (C4I); airborne reconnaissance; air and missile defense; intelligence processing; decision
support systems; cyber security; information technology; and systems engineering and systems integration. This segment
comprises three business areas, namely, defense systems, intelligence systems, and civil systems.

In defense systems business area, the company is a major end-to-end provider of net-enabled Battle Management C4ISR
systems, decision superiority, and mission-enabling solutions and services, which are critical to national defense and
security. The business manages US DoD’s various programs-of-record, especially for command and control and
communications for the US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, and Joint Forces. Major products and services of defense
system business area include mission systems integration, military communications and networks, enterprise
infrastructure and applications, BMC2 and decision support systems, global and operational C2, ground and maritime
combat systems, air and missile defense, defense logistics automation, force and critical infrastructure protection, and
combat support solutions and services.

Its intelligence systems business area offers quality systems and services for the US intelligence community. Its major
offerings include enterprise IT, prime systems integration, studies and analysis, systems development, and maintenance
services. Mission areas addressed include geospatial intelligence, ground systems, integrated intelligence and dynamic
cyber defense, and airborne ISR. It develops responsive capabilities by leveraging on existing systems that offer solutions
to customer needs through labs and integration centers.

Its civil systems business provides specialized information systems and services supporting government civil missions
such as homeland security, cyber security, public health, air traffic management and public safety. Key clientele served
within the business area includes federal civilian agencies, and the US Postal Service, among others. It develops and
implements solutions around prime systems integration, enterprise applications development, and high value IT services
including cyber security, identity management and advanced network communications. During the fiscal year 2009, the
Information Systems segment of the c
								
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