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Woodward (WWD) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.78 (+2.81%)
(As of 05/17/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
397,339 shs
Average Volume
476,052 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.41 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Woodward

Woodward, Inc. designs, manufactures, and services control solutions for the aerospace and industrial markets worldwide. The company operates through 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 various contractors, as well as through aftermarket sales of components, such as provisioning spares or replacements, and spare parts. 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.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Electrical industrial apparatus
Industrial Machinery
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.25 billion
Cash Flow
$5.47 per share
Book Value
$34.82 per share


Net Income
$208.65 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$6.41 billion

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/7 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 5/31 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

2.65 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

136th out of 930 stocks

Electrical Industrial Apparatus Industry

1st out of 10 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Woodward (NASDAQ:WWD) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Woodward a buy right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Woodward in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Woodward stock.
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When is Woodward's next earnings date?

Woodward is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August 1st 2022.
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How were Woodward's earnings last quarter?

Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) issued its earnings results on Monday, May, 2nd. The technology company reported $0.72 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.86 by $0.14. Woodward had a net margin of 7.85% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.53%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.04 EPS.
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How often does Woodward pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Woodward?

Woodward declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 28th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, May 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.19 per share on Tuesday, May 31st. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.75%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 16th.
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Is Woodward a good dividend stock?

Woodward pays an annual dividend of $0.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.77%. Woodward has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Woodward is 28.04%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Woodward will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.78% next year. This indicates that Woodward 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 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.20-$3.60 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.71. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.40 billion-$2.55 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.47 billion.

What price target have analysts set for WWD?

6 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Woodward's stock. Their forecasts range from $102.00 to $138.00. On average, they anticipate Woodward's share price to reach $126.86 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Woodward's key executives?
Woodward's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Thomas A. Gendron, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 61, Pay $1.87M)
  • Mr. Thomas G. Cromwell, Vice Chairman & COO (Age 53, Pay $896.66k)
  • Mr. Sagar A. Patel, Bus. Group Pres of Engine Systems (Age 56, Pay $879.93k)
  • Mr. Roger Alan Ross, Bus. Group Pres of Aero Systems (Age 54, Pay $665.81k)
  • Mr. Mark D. Hartman, Chief Financial Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Douglas W. Salter, Corp. VP of Technology (Age 58)
  • Don Guzzardo, VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer
  • Mr. A. Christopher Fawzy, Corp. VP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 52) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Paul P. Benson, Corp. VP of HR (Age 58)
  • Mr. Terence J. Voskuil, Bus. Group Pres of Aircraft Turbine Systems (LinkedIn Profile)
What is Thomas A. Gendron's approval rating as Woodward's CEO?

178 employees have rated Woodward CEO Thomas A. Gendron on Glassdoor.com. Thomas A. Gendron has an approval rating of 67% among Woodward'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).

What is Woodward's stock symbol?

Woodward trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WWD."

Who are Woodward's major shareholders?

Woodward's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.11%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.63%), State Street Corp (3.38%), Deccan Value Investors L.P. (2.72%), Cooke & Bieler LP (2.54%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.83%). Company insiders that own Woodward stock include Chad Robert Preiss, Charles P Blankenship, Christopher Fawzy, Daniel G Korte, David P Hess, John D Cohn, Mary L Petrovich, Paul Donovan, Robert F Weber Jr, Ronald M Sega, Sagar A Patel, Terence J Voskuil and Thomas A Gendron.
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Which institutional investors are selling Woodward stock?

WWD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Deccan Value Investors L.P., Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., Cooke & Bieler LP, Invesco Ltd., Eagle Asset Management Inc., and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold Woodward company stock in the last year include Christopher Fawzy, Paul Donovan, Terence J Voskuil, and Thomas A Gendron.
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Which institutional investors are buying Woodward stock?

WWD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., State Street Corp, Eaton Vance Management, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, and Citigroup Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Woodward stock in the last two years include Charles P Blankenship, Daniel G Korte, and David P Hess.
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How do I buy shares of Woodward?

Shares of WWD can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Woodward's stock price today?

One share of WWD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $101.60.

How much money does Woodward make?

Woodward has a market capitalization of $6.41 billion and generates $2.25 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $208.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.71 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Woodward have?

Woodward employs 7,200 workers across the globe.

What is Woodward's official website?

The official website for Woodward is www.woodward.com.

How can I contact Woodward?

Woodward's mailing address is 1081 WOODWARD WAY, FORT COLLINS CO, 80524. The technology company can be reached via phone at (970) 482-5811, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 970-498-3050.

This page was last updated on 5/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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