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NASDAQ:WWD

Woodward (WWD) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$139.05
+1.05 (+0.76%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$138.12
$139.32
50-Day Range
$132.61
$142.72
52-Week Range
$88.30
$150.00
Volume
328,669 shs
Average Volume
342,124 shs
Market Capitalization
$8.38 billion
P/E Ratio
29.34
Dividend Yield
0.72%
Price Target
$151.89

Woodward MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.56 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.2% Upside
$151.89 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.17% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.25
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.45mentions of Woodward in the last 14 days
Based on 19 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$603,489 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.87%
From $5.27 to $5.79 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.02 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

100th out of 585 stocks

Electrical Industrial Apparatus Industry

1st out of 10 stocks


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About Woodward Stock (NASDAQ:WWD)

Woodward, Inc. designs, manufactures, and services control solutions for the aerospace and industrial markets worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Aerospace and Industrial. The Aerospace segment provides fuel pumps, metering units, actuators, air valves, specialty valves, fuel nozzles, and thrust reverser actuation systems for turbine engines and nacelles, and flight deck controls, actuators, servocontrols, motors, and sensors for aircraft. These products are used on commercial and private aircraft and rotorcraft, as well as on military fixed-wing aircraft and rotorcraft, guided weapons, and other defense systems. It also provides aftermarket maintenance, repair and overhaul, and other services to commercial airlines, repair facilities, military depots, third party repair shops, and other end users. This segment sells its products to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), tier-one suppliers, and contractors, as well as through aftermarket sales of components, such as provisioning spares and replacements. The Industrial segment offers actuators, valves, pumps, fuel injection systems, solenoids, ignition systems, speed controls, electronics and software, and sensors. These products are used on industrial gas turbines, steam turbines, compressors, and reciprocating engines. This segment sells its aftermarket products, and other related services to OEMs through an independent network of distributors, as well as directly to end users. The company was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado.

WWD Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/4 Dividend
11/17/2023
Dividend Payable
12/04/2023
Last Earnings
1/29/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/5 Dividend
2/16/2024
Today
2/22/2024
Dividend Payable
3/05/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/06/2024
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electrical industrial apparatus
Sub-Industry
Industrial Machinery
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WWD
CUSIP
98074510
Employees
8,800
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$151.89
High Stock Price Target
$177.00
Low Stock Price Target
$125.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+9.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.56
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$232.37 million
Pretax Margin
11.48%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.91 billion
Cash Flow
$6.33 per share
Book Value
$36.32 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
59,623,000
Market Cap
$8.38 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.36
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WWD Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Woodward stock right now?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Woodward in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" WWD shares.
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What is Woodward's stock price target for 2024?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Woodward's stock. Their WWD share price targets range from $125.00 to $177.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $151.89 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have WWD shares performed in 2024?

Woodward's stock was trading at $136.13 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, WWD shares have increased by 2.1% and is now trading at $139.05.
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When is Woodward's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 6th 2024.
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.

How were Woodward's earnings last quarter?

Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January, 29th. The technology company reported $1.45 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.12 by $0.33. The technology company earned $786.73 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $750.13 million. Woodward had a net margin of 9.50% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.26%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 27.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.49 EPS.

How often does Woodward pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Woodward?

Woodward declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 24th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 20th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Tuesday, March 5th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 16th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.22.
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Is Woodward a good dividend stock?

Woodward (NASDAQ:WWD) pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.73%. The dividend payout ratio is 21.10%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WWD will have a dividend payout ratio of 17.27% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Woodward issued on next quarter's earnings?

Woodward issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 5.000-5.400 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 5.080. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.2 billion-$3.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.2 billion.

What is Thomas A. Gendron's approval rating as Woodward's CEO?

178 employees have rated Woodward Chief Executive Officer Thomas A. Gendron on Glassdoor.com. Thomas A. Gendron has an approval rating of 67% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Woodward own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Woodward investors own include Tesla (TSLA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Boeing (BA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Caterpillar (CAT), Lockheed Martin (LMT) and Intuitive Surgical (ISRG).

Who are Woodward's major shareholders?

Woodward's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.55%), Capital Research Global Investors (7.17%), Cooke & Bieler LP (2.54%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.15%), Brown Advisory Inc. (1.10%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.03%). Insiders that own company stock include Charles P Blankenship, Christopher Fawzy, Daniel G Korte, David P Hess, David P Hess, Gregg C Sengstack, John D Cohn, Mark D Hartman, Mary L Petrovich, Paul Donovan, Rajeev Bhalla, Randall Hobbs, Ronald M Sega, Terence J Voskuil and Thomas A Gendron.
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How do I buy shares of Woodward?

Shares of WWD stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:WWD) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff