NASDAQ:WWD - Woodward, Inc.Common Stock Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$94.46 +0.88 (+0.94 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 09:58 AM ET)
Previous Close$93.58
Today's Range$94.25 - $94.65
52-Week Range$68.40 - $97.63
Volume11,697 shs
Average Volume440,447 shs
Market Capitalization$5.86 billion
P/E Ratio24.54
Dividend Yield0.70%
Beta1.46
Woodward, Inc. designs, manufactures, and services control solutions for the aerospace and industrial markets worldwide. The company's Aerospace segment offers 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, servo controls, motors, and sensors for aircraft that 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, 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. Its Industrial segment designs, produces, and services systems and products for the management of fuel, air, fluids, gases, motion, combustion, and electricity. Its products include actuators, valves, pumps, fuel injection systems, solenoids, ignition systems, speed controls, electronics and software, power converters, sensors, and other devices that measure, communicate, and protect electrical distribution systems for use in industrial gas turbines, steam turbines, reciprocating engines, electric power generation and power distribution systems, wind turbines, and compressors. This segment sells its products, 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

Industry Electrical industrial apparatus
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WWD
CUSIP98074510
Phone970-482-5811

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.33 billion
Cash Flow$5.9521 per share
Book Value$24.93 per share

Profitability

Net Income$180.37 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,300
Market Cap$5.86 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Woodward, Inc.Common Stock (NASDAQ:WWD) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Woodward, Inc.Common Stock's stock symbol?

Woodward, Inc.Common Stock trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WWD."

How often does Woodward, Inc.Common Stock pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Woodward, Inc.Common Stock?

Woodward, Inc.Common Stock declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 1st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.1625 per share on Tuesday, March 5th. This represents a $0.65 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.69%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 15th. This is an increase from Woodward, Inc.Common Stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.14. View Woodward, Inc.Common Stock's Dividend History.

How will Woodward, Inc.Common Stock's stock buyback program work?

Woodward, Inc.Common Stock announced that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Wednesday, April 12th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 11.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Woodward, Inc.Common Stock's earnings last quarter?

Woodward, Inc.Common Stock (NASDAQ:WWD) posted its earnings results on Monday, January, 28th. The technology company reported $0.96 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.22. The technology company earned $652.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $583.12 million. Woodward, Inc.Common Stock had a return on equity of 18.03% and a net margin of 8.42%. The firm's revenue was up 38.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.53 earnings per share. View Woodward, Inc.Common Stock's Earnings History.

When is Woodward, Inc.Common Stock's next earnings date?

Woodward, Inc.Common Stock is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Woodward, Inc.Common Stock.

What guidance has Woodward, Inc.Common Stock issued on next quarter's earnings?

Woodward, Inc.Common Stock issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, January, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.40-4.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.56. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.65-2.80 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.72 billion.Woodward, Inc.Common Stock also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $4.40-4.70 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for WWD?

5 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Woodward, Inc.Common Stock's stock. Their forecasts range from $81.00 to $99.00. On average, they expect Woodward, Inc.Common Stock's stock price to reach $91.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Woodward, Inc.Common Stock.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Woodward, Inc.Common Stock?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Woodward, Inc.Common Stock in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Woodward, Inc.Common Stock.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Woodward, Inc.Common Stock stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Woodward, Inc.Common Stock stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Woodward is bullish on its performance and outlook on the back of enhanced operational execution and delivery of superior shareholder value. Moreover, the company’s strategy to become a systems integrator has increased contract flow substantially, enabling it to capture a larger market share in the wide-body commercial aircraft field. Woodward’s Aerospace segment is expected to deliver strong performance driven by healthy global passenger and cargo growth. In Industrial markets, it is witnessing robust improvement in distributed power for data center applications. Woodward L’Orange is likely to continue to boost Industrial segment with respect to both sales and earnings. The stock has also outperformed the industry over the past year on average. However, Woodward is witnessing demand-related challenges in the industrial gas and turbine market due to higher penetration and greater energy efficiency of renewables." (3/20/2019)
  • 2. Wood & Company analysts commented, "WWD reported a solid FY4Q18, and in our view, a better FY19 guide (given balance), with Industrial segment returning to organic growth of ~6% forecast, as no markets project as dragging on favorable markets, and notably following three years of organic declines (variously mixed earlier in that period; lately punctuated by diminished Industrial Gas Turbine sector, mainly heavy duty, as well as WWD’s renewables mix exposure). Aerospace results and outlook remain a picture of healthy expansion. As Industrial markets collectively turn, key watch items include prospects for core OM expansion and leverage, and organic opportunity from end customer product mix to favor WWD’s content wins." (11/8/2018)

Has Woodward, Inc.Common Stock been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about WWD stock have trended somewhat negative on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Woodward, Inc.Common Stock earned a news sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Woodward, Inc.Common Stock's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Woodward, Inc.Common Stock own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Woodward, Inc.Common Stock investors own include Boeing (BA), Tesla (TSLA), Weyerhaeuser (WY), salesforce.com (CRM), United Technologies (UTX), Northrop Grumman (NOC), Visa (V), Alibaba Group (BABA), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are Woodward, Inc.Common Stock's key executives?

Woodward, Inc.Common Stock's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Thomas A. Gendron, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 58)
  • Mr. Robert F. Weber Jr., Vice Chairman, CFO & Treasurer (Age 65)
  • Mr. A. Christopher Fawzy, Corp. VP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Jonathan W. Thayer, Vice Chairman of Corp. Operations (Age 48)
  • Mr. Chad R. Preiss, Pres of Industrial Control Systems (Age 54)

Who are Woodward, Inc.Common Stock's major shareholders?

Woodward, Inc.Common Stock's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.06%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (2.23%), Northern Trust Corp (1.76%), Royce & Associates LP (1.50%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.09%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.09%). Company insiders that own Woodward, Inc.Common Stock stock include Chad Robert Preiss, Christopher Fawzy, James R Rulseh, John A Halbrook, John D Cohn, Mary L Petrovich, Matthew Freeman Taylor, Paul Donovan, Robert F Weber Jr, Ronald M Sega and Thomas A Gendron. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Woodward, Inc.Common Stock.

Which institutional investors are selling Woodward, Inc.Common Stock stock?

WWD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brown Advisory Inc., Hudson Bay Capital Management LP, FMR LLC, Mitchell Capital Management Co., Royce & Associates LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. and Eagle Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Woodward, Inc.Common Stock company stock in the last year include Chad Robert Preiss, Christopher Fawzy, James R Rulseh, John D Cohn, Mary L Petrovich, Matthew Freeman Taylor, Paul Donovan, Robert F Weber Jr, Ronald M Sega and Thomas A Gendron. View Insider Buying and Selling for Woodward, Inc.Common Stock.

Which institutional investors are buying Woodward, Inc.Common Stock stock?

WWD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, BlackRock Inc., Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH, Rhumbline Advisers, Geode Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC and PNC Financial Services Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Woodward, Inc.Common Stock.

How do I buy shares of Woodward, Inc.Common Stock?

Shares of WWD can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Woodward, Inc.Common Stock's stock price today?

One share of WWD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $94.46.

How big of a company is Woodward, Inc.Common Stock?

Woodward, Inc.Common Stock has a market capitalization of $5.86 billion and generates $2.33 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $180.37 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.85 on an earnings per share basis. Woodward, Inc.Common Stock employs 8,300 workers across the globe.

What is Woodward, Inc.Common Stock's official website?

The official website for Woodward, Inc.Common Stock is http://www.woodward.com.

How can I contact Woodward, Inc.Common Stock?

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


MarketBeat Community Rating for Woodward, Inc.Common Stock (NASDAQ WWD)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  269 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  315 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  584
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Woodward, Inc.Common Stock and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WWD will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WWD will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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