The average EPS estimate for Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) for the three months ending 2016-12-31 is given as $2.39.
You find that 7 days ago, the average EPS estimate on the stock was $2.39, while for the 30 days ago the average EPS estimate stood at $2.39.
If you look back further, you see that the average EPS estimate for Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) 60 days ago was given as 2.39, while EPS estimate 90 days ago was quoted at $2.39.
The change in the stock’s EPS estimate over the last 7 days works out to -0.01%.
EPS estimate revisions
Over the last 7 days, EPS estimates for Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) have been revised up 0 times. In the same period, the EPS estimate has been revised down 1 times.
In the last 30 days, the stock has had its EPS estimate revised up 0 and it has been revised up 0 times over the last 60 days.
Up revisions in the last 90 days are 0 and up revisions in the last 120 days are 1.
But for the last 18 days, the company has seen its EPS revised up 1 times, offset by 4 down revisions in the same period.
The down revisions of EPS in last 30, 60, 90 and 120 days were 4, 4, 4 and 4.
What About EPS Surprises
Analysts predicted EPS of $2.39 for Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) for the period ended 2. But the company ended up posting actual EPS of $2.6 on 2016-07-27. The EPS estimate cited was worked out based on 8 estimates that analysts had issued on the stock.
Therefore, Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) posted EPS surprise of $0.1 per share in dollar terms, which works out to 4%. The standard deviation of the actual EPS reported by the company and the average EPS estimate immediately before the earnings were released works out to $0.09.
Quarterly Sales Estimates
For the fiscal year 2016, the mean and median annual sales estimates for the company are given as $5908.333 and $5940. The estimates are based on the projections of 3 analysts.
So far, the highest annual sales estimate for Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) stands at$6081. That compares with the lowest annual sales estimate of $5704. Calculating the standard deviation of the extreme annual sales estimates leads you to 190.484%.
Annual sales estimate adjustments
In the last 7 days, 3 analysts have raised their annual sales estimates for the company. But over the same period, 3 analysts have trimmed their annual sales estimates.
With that, you find that the percentage change in mean annual sales estimate in the last 7 days works out to 0%.
Over the last one month, though, 3 analysts moved to raise their sales estimates for Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). That compares with 3 analysts who cut their sales estimate for the company in the same period. That leads you to -4.483% as the mean sales estimate change over the last one month.
If you look back further, you see that over the last three months, 3 analysts have moved raise their sales estimates Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). That offset by 3 analysts who in the same period lowered their sales estimates for the stock. That works out to percentage change in mean sales estimate of -4.483% over a period of three months.
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