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NASDAQ:WWD

Woodward - WWD Stock Forecast, Price & News

$96.13
+0.33 (+0.34%)
(As of 12/1/2022 11:40 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$95.06
$96.52
50-Day Range
$80.26
$100.02
52-Week Range
$79.26
$129.12
Volume
2,581 shs
Average Volume
308,830 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.74 billion
P/E Ratio
35.21
Dividend Yield
0.80%
Price Target
$105.86

Woodward MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.17 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
10.5% Upside
$105.86 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.59% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.25
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.22mentions of Woodward in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$488,713 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
23.75%
From $3.41 to $4.22 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.06 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

406th out of 635 stocks

Electrical Industrial Apparatus Industry

8th out of 9 stocks

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About Woodward (NASDAQ:WWD) Stock

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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WWD Stock News Headlines

Woodward (NASDAQ:WWD) Downgraded by StockNews.com to Hold
Analysts Set Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) Target Price at $106.83
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Woodward (NASDAQ:WWD) Stock Rating Lowered by Wolfe Research
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WWD Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/18/2021
Ex-Dividend for 11/28 Dividend
11/10/2022
Dividend Payable
11/28/2022
Today
12/01/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/30/2023
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electrical industrial apparatus
Sub-Industry
Industrial Machinery
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WWD
CUSIP
98074510
Employees
8,300
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$105.86
High Stock Price Forecast
$125.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$88.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+10.1%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.17
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$171.70 million
Pretax Margin
8.39%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.38 billion
Cash Flow
$4.98 per share
Book Value
$31.81 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
57,433,000
Market Cap
$5.74 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.50

Key Executives

  • Mr. Thomas G. Cromwell (Age 53)
    Vice Chairman & COO
    Comp: $896.66k
  • Mr. Charles P. Blankenship Jr.Mr. Charles P. Blankenship Jr.
    CEO, Pres & Chairman
  • Mr. Mark D. Hartman (Age 49)
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Douglas W. Salter (Age 58)
    Corp. VP of Technology
  • Don Guzzardo
    VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer
  • Mr. A. Christopher FawzyMr. A. Christopher Fawzy (Age 52)
    Corp. VP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. & Chief Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Paul P. Benson (Age 58)
    Corp. VP of HR
  • Mr. Terence J. Voskuil
    Pres of the Aerospace Segment
  • Mr. Randy Hobbs
    Pres of the Industrial Segment













WWD Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Woodward stock right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Woodward in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" WWD shares. 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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What is Woodward's stock price forecast for 2023?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Woodward's stock. Their WWD share price forecasts range from $88.00 to $125.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $105.86 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have WWD shares performed in 2022?

Woodward's stock was trading at $109.46 at the beginning of the year. Since then, WWD shares have decreased by 12.5% and is now trading at $95.80.
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When is Woodward's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, January 30th 2023.
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How were Woodward's earnings last quarter?

Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) released its quarterly earnings data 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 analyst estimates of $596.76 million. Woodward had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.60% and a net margin of 7.21%. The company's revenue was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.75 EPS.

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

Woodward declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 21st. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 14th will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share on Monday, November 28th. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 10th.
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Is Woodward a good dividend stock?

Woodward (NASDAQ:WWD) pays an annual dividend of $0.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.80%. The company 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 is 27.84%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WWD will have a dividend payout ratio of 18.01% 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 2023 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 17th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.15-$3.60 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.58. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.60 billion-$2.75 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.60 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).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.34%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.81%), State Street Corp (3.52%), Cooke & Bieler LP (2.90%), Brown Advisory Inc. (1.20%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.10%). Insiders that own company stock include Chad Robert Preiss, Charles P Blankenship, Christopher Fawzy, Daniel G Korte, David P Hess, David P Hess, John D Cohn, Mark D Hartman, Mary L Petrovich, Paul Donovan, Rajeev Bhalla, Robert F Weber Jr, Ronald M Sega, Sagar A Patel, 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 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 $95.80.

How much money does Woodward make?

Woodward (NASDAQ:WWD) has a market capitalization of $5.73 billion and generates $2.38 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $171.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.73 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Woodward have?

The company employs 8,300 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Woodward?

Woodward's mailing address is 1081 WOODWARD WAY, FORT COLLINS CO, 80524. The official website for the company is www.woodward.com. The technology company can be reached via phone at (970) 482-5811, via email at investorrelations@woodward.com, or via fax at 970-498-3050.

This page (NASDAQ:WWD) was last updated on 12/1/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff