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QQQ   351.69
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DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
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DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69

Woodward Stock Forecast, Price & News

-2.57 (-2.25%)
(As of 01/21/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
380,880 shs
Average Volume
287,041 shs
Market Capitalization
$7.03 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Woodward

Woodward, Inc. engages in the provision of control system solutions and components for the aerospace and industrial markets. It operates through the following segments: Aerospace and Industrial. The Aerospace segment designs, manufactures and services systems and products for the management of fuel, air and combustion and motion control. The Industrial segment includes the design and services systems and products for the management of fuel, air, fluids, gases, electricity, motion and combustion. The company was founded by Amos W. Woodward in 1870 and is headquartered in Fort Collins, CO.


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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
$5.09 per share
Book Value
$34.82 per share


Net Income
$208.65 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$7.03 billion

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 11/29 Dividend
Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

2.58 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

139th out of 896 stocks

Electrical Industrial Apparatus Industry

4th out of 10 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Woodward (NASDAQ:WWD) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Woodward a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Woodward in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Woodward stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WWD, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has Woodward's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Woodward's stock was trading at $84.84 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WWD shares have increased by 31.4% and is now trading at $111.47.
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When is Woodward's next earnings date?

Woodward is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, January 31st 2022.
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How can I listen to Woodward's earnings call?

Woodward will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, January 31st at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 404-537-3406 with passcode "6258645".

How were Woodward's earnings last quarter?

Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) posted its earnings results on Thursday, November, 18th. The technology company reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.86 by $0.04. The technology company earned $570 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $596.76 million. Woodward had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.86% and a net margin of 9.29%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.75 earnings per share.
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How often does Woodward pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Woodward?

Woodward declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 24th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.1625 per share on Monday, November 29th. This represents a $0.65 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 12th. This is a boost from Woodward's previous quarterly dividend of $0.16.
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Is Woodward a good dividend stock?

Woodward pays an annual dividend of $0.65 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.57%. Woodward does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Woodward is 20.44%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Woodward will have a dividend payout ratio of 13.71% 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 updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, December, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.550-$3.950 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.990. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.45 billion-$2.65 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.54 billion.

What price target have analysts set for WWD?

5 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Woodward's shares. Their forecasts range from $102.00 to $143.00. On average, they expect Woodward's stock price to reach $127.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Woodward's key executives?

Woodward's management team includes the following people:
  • Thomas A. Gendron, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Thomas G. Cromwell, Vice Chairman & Chief Operating Officer
  • Mark D. Hartman, CFO, Senior VP-Finance & Corporate Controller
  • Douglas W. Salter, Vice President-Technology
  • A. Christopher Fawzy, Secretary, Chief Compliance Officer & VP (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 investors include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.27%), Nordea Investment Management AB (0.15%), YHB Investment Advisors Inc. (0.04%), Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. (0.03%), Red Spruce Capital LLC (0.03%) and Agate Pass Investment Management LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own Woodward stock include Chad Robert Preiss, Christopher Fawzy, 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 Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Leavell Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Woodward company stock in the last year include Christopher Fawzy, John D Cohn, 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 buying Woodward stock?

WWD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, Nordea Investment Management AB, Agate Pass Investment Management LLC, Lindbrook Capital LLC, Red Spruce Capital LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., YHB Investment Advisors Inc., and Kestra Advisory Services LLC.
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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 $111.47.

How much money does Woodward make?

Woodward has a market capitalization of $7.03 billion and generates $2.25 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $208.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.18 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Woodward have?

Woodward employs 7,100 workers across the globe.

What is Woodward's official website?

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

Where are Woodward's headquarters?

Woodward is headquartered at 1081 WOODWARD WAY, FORT COLLINS CO, 80524.

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 1/23/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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