Head To Head Top Stocks: Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO), Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC)

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Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO)

Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) closed at $78.21 on the last trading session with an increase of 0.59%, whereas, it previously closed at $77.75. The company has a market capitalization of $4.01 Billion. The company traded shares of 179612 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 293.55 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) produced diluted EPS of 1.6. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 1.72 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.25. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 14.7, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 1.72% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 15% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 15.8%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) is at 48.94 while the forward p/e is at 45.37. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) stands at 9.45 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 12.72. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 76.19. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) are reported at 3.8 and 3.8 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) stands at 16.3, 25 and 18.1 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) is reported at 424.1 Million with income of 86 Million. The outstanding shares of Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) are 52.58 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 91.6 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.42 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) is ticked at 1.3%, the figure is plummeted -15.89% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 80. The 52 week high of Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) is placed at 83.54 and 52 week low is standing at 58.03.

Performance wise the shares of Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) fell down -4.96% for the week, it also rise 0.83% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 10.72%. The shares increase 12.61% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) grew 32.2% for the yearly performance.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC)

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) closed at $292 on the last trading session with an increase of 2.12%, whereas, it previously closed at $285.95. The company has a market capitalization of $47.67 Billion. The company traded shares of 1.5 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 938.54 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) produced diluted EPS of 13.27. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 25.34 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 5.33. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -26.6, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 25.34% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 9.16% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 6.3%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) is at 22 while the forward p/e is at 11.53. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) stands at 1.39 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 5.4. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 23.04. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) are reported at 1.2 and 1.3 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) stands at 5.5, 24.5 and 16.2 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) is reported at 34.27 Billion with income of 2.25 Billion. The outstanding shares of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) are 167.7 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 85 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.02 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) is ticked at 0.2%, the figure is plummeted -10.93% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 393.18. The 52 week high of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) is placed at 385.01 and 52 week low is standing at 263.31.

Performance wise the shares of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) fell down -5.8% for the week, it also fell -14.43% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -13.26%. The shares decrease -21.58% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) shrinked -10.13% for the yearly performance.