Comparative Analysis Report: Northrop Grumman Corporation by Ian Troutman

global aerospace and security industry: a competitive field

Northrop Grumman Corporation: Global Aerospace and defense Technology Firm

  • Operating Income: $3,193,000,000 i.e. 13.0284% of Total Sales
  • Industry Operating Income: 9.5325%
  • Net Sales: $2,200,000,000 i.e. 8.9767% of Total Sales
  • Industry Net Sales: 7.39%
2 main competitors: Boeing Company and Raytheon Company

Boeing:Aerospace and Commercial Airlines

  • Operating Income: $13,781,000,000 i.e. 14.5721% of Total Sales
  • Industry Operating Income: 9.5325%
  • Net Sales: $4,895,000,000 i.e. 5.1760% of Total Sales
  • Industry Net Sales: 7.39%

Raytheon:Aerospace and Defense Products/Services

  • Operating Income: $3,013,000,000 i.e. 12.9608% of Total Sales
  • Industry Operating Income: 9.5325%
  • Net Sales: $2,067,000,000 i.e. 8.8915% of Total Sales
  • Industry Net Sales: 7.39%
Comparative Ratios

Quick Ratio

Long Term Debt to Equity

Inventory Turnover

Accounts Receivable Turnover

Operating Profit Margin

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

Northrop Grummans Corporation's Strengths
Favorable ROA and ROCE indicates capacity to generate return at a greater efficiency than its competitors
Minimal Accounts payable
  • Northrop Grumman's Accounts Payable: $1,554,000,000 i.e. 6.067% of Total Assets
  • Boeing's Accounts Payable: $11,190,000,000 i.e. 12.4337% of Total Assets
  • Raytheon's Accounts Payable: $1,402,000,000 i.e. 4.7881% of Total Assets
Impressive Goodwill
  • Northrop's Goodwill: $12,450,000,000 i.e. 48.6062% of Total Assets
  • Boeing's Goodwill: $5,324,000,000 i.e. 5.9158% of Total Assets
  • Raytheon's Goodwill: $14,731,000,000 i.e. 50.3091% of Total Assets

Conclusion

Northrop Grumman Corporation is poised to:

  • Generate Healthy Return
  • Maintain Low Accounts Payable
  • Create Solid Goodwill

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