Northrop Grunman pitch

Northrop Grunman Industrials

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Northrop Grunman


Andrew Pohlman
Try and read as much about the company as possible-Make sure to check out annual and quartelry reports for your company
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Company Description

• Leading global security company • Formed in 1939 as Northrop Aircraft

Incorporated• Acquired Grunman Corporation in 1994• Conducts most of its business with U.S

Government (DoD)

Andrew Pohlman
Questions to Ask Yourself:-How does this company make money?-What products/Services do they sell?-What industry are they in?-What is their strategy within that industry?To learn more ablout your company look at:-Bloomberg12.) Research-Think or Swim-Go To Fundamentals-Larger companies will have as section called Company Details that provides a pretty solid overviewMorningstar--Go to the Friedsam Library tab on on articles & Databases-Scroll down to the Business section and choose Morninstar-Click on the stock analysis tab on your comany page
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Stock Performance

Ticker Market Value

52 Week High

52 Week Low

Beta Market Cap


NOC 170.11 172.30 116.11 .63 33.77B 17.90

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Bloomberg:18.)Historical Line ChartRight Click on chartCopy image on to clipboardPaste in Powerpoint*Info and Graph can be taken from pretty much any investing website. Take a screen shot of the graph, crop it, and paste it into powerpointQuestions to ask yourself:-Why does the chart look the way it does?-What pieces of news explain major moves in the stock price? (Press release, Earnings Report, Industry News, etc.)-If the stock is near its high can you justify why you think it is going to keep going up?-If the stock is near its low why do you think it is going to rebound?-What does the Beta tell us about the risk of the stock?
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Operating Segments% of Revenue 2013 % Of Revenue 2014

Aerospace Systems

37.6% 38.5%

Electronic Systems

26.9% 26.8%

Information Systems

24.8% 24.0%

Technical Services

10.7% 10.8%

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Bloomberg:6.) Financial Analysis6.) Segments-Click on small bar graph icon next to revenue to generate chart on next slide.-Right click on the chart and go to copy/export options-Choose copy image to clipboard-Paste in Power Point*This info can also be found in the companies 10-K report on SEC Edgar**You may also want to talk about geographic segments depending on the company
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Capital Structure

• Total Debt: 45%• Total Equity: 55%• Debt used to finance operations: 15%

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Operating Segment

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Talk about different trends With revenue.A few questions to ask:-Will Growth be able to continue at the same rate?-Why are some segments sales declining?-Why are some segments performing so well?-What do you expect these segments to look like next year? the year after that? 5 years from now?
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Industry Analysis• U.S Government has established policy that will permit

widespread export of armed drones to foreign nations upon approval.

• Companies boosting stock performances by buying back shares.

• Slower GDP growth in rising economies such as India and China may result in order deferrals/ cancellations.

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*You can ask yourself similar questions if your company requires you to look at geographic segmentsQuestions to ask yourself:-What is your comapanies position in the industry?-How does your company differentiate themselves from their peers-What are relavent industry trends?-What is your companies market share today?-What do you expect their market share to be in the future?-What Macro events have an impact on the industry?-Are new companies entering the industry?-What is driving industry growth?-What do you expect the industry to look like going forward?Bloomberg:3.) News13.) BI Primary IndustryThink or Swim:-Check out the fundamentals section under the Analyze tabMorningstar:-Access through the schools Friedsam Library on My.Sbu-Stock analysis
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Peer AnalysisTicker Market

Cap ($)P/E Forward



LMT 65.21B 18.11 18.52 1.42 19.08 17.00 10.62

BA 108.74B 20.84 18.12 1.20 12.59 12.54 11.18

RTN 33.86B 16.20 17.22 1.48 3.55 15.72 9.58

GD 47.00B 17.97 16.99 1.51 3.98 12.70 10.61

NOC 33.77B 17.88 18.05 1.41 4.68 13.30 9.79

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Questions to ask yourself:-Are these the closest peers to your company?-How is each peer similar to your company?-How is each peer different from your company?-Is your company small or large compared to their peers?-What are each of these ratios really showing you?-What conclusions can you draw about your company and the industry based on this information?Bloomberg:6.)Fiancial Analysis9.) CustomType in to search Finance:-Key Statistics
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Recent Company News• Contract from the U.S Navy• Declared dividend of $.70/share in line with

previous quarter, forward yield of 1.6%• NOC Earnings Report– Net income up from fourth quarter year prior.– Stock repurchase program.– Increased backlog from year prior.

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Questions to ask yourself:-Why is peice of news important to shareholders?-What immediate impact did this new information have on the stock price?-What impact will this news have on the company going forward?Bloomberg:4.) Company News
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Analyst Opinions

Consensus Rating


Buys 30.0% (6)

Holds 60.0% (12)

Sells 10.0% (2)

12 M Target Price


Date Analyst Target Price

02/24/15 RBC $176

02/17/15 Sanford $184

02/12/15 Barclays $152

02/09/15 Buckingham Research


02/06/15 Argus Research


1/04/15 Goldman Sachs


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Bloomberg:11.)Earnings & Estimates3.)Analyst Coverage*Add chart From DCF
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Earnings TrendsQ4 2013 Q1 2014 Q2 2014 Q3 2014 Q4 2014

Analysts Revenue Estimate

$6.006B $5.844B $5.964B $5.888B $5.993B

Actual Revenue $6.157B $5.848B $6.093B $5.984B $6.108B

Analyst EPS Estimate

$1.94 $2.13 $2.20 $2.14 $2.20

Actual EPS $2.13 $2.63 $2.37 $2.26 $2.49

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Questions to ask yourself:-What is the reason the company missed/beat expectations.-How did the companies shareholders react to the earnings release-What important information was discussed in the comanies most recent earnings report/call.-What are analyts expecting future earnings to look like? Do you agree? Why or why not?-How have earnings changed over the past couple of yearsBloomberg:11.)Earnings & Estimates1.) Earnings History-CLick on Measure, Choose EPS Adjusted & SalesCheck out the companies most recent earnings release and earnings call. Managements discussion of earnings give important insights to the companies direction/future.
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Technical Analysis

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Make sure to include MACDBloomberg:17.) Charting & Reporting2.)TechChoose MACDRight Click on chart & export to clipboardPaste in Powerpoint* You can also take screen shots from or
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• Decreased revenues.• Cyclical industry.• 2011 Budget Control Act comes into affect this

fiscal year which puts a ceiling of $499 billion spending cap.

• 85% of total sales comes from US Government.

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• Overall we believe that NOC is a good investment at this time because:– Solid stock price performance.– Reasonable debt levels.– Good cash flow from operations.– Notable ROE.– Strong bottom line growth.– Good cash levels to cover short term obligations/


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Technique Value WeightDCF 181.08 25%P/E 196.96 20%P/B 226.08 20%P/S 177.73 20%EV/EBITDA 150.72 5%Analyst Mean 164.78 5%Analyst Median 156.00 5%Target Price $189.00 100%

Market Price $170.19

Price Change 11.05%


TDA Shares 10

BoNY Shares 25

Total Shares 35

Market Price $170.19

Total Cost $5956.65

% of Portfolio 2.16%

Current Sector Weight


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Questions to ask yourself:-Is our target price far enough above the current price to make an investment worthwhile?-Is your recommended number of shares split 1/3 in TDA & 2/3 in BoNY?-Are we currently underweight/overweight in your sector? What impact would this have on our decision?-Do we have enough cash to make this trade?Take chart on right from DCF sheet in excel