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Woodward Stock Forecast, Price & News

-2.69 (-2.15 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $122.35
50-Day Range
MA: $120.94
52-Week Range
Now: $122.35
Volume243,082 shs
Average Volume275,876 shs
Market Capitalization$7.70 billion
P/E Ratio31.53
Dividend Yield0.26%
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 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, and 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 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 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 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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Overall MarketRank

1.47 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

320th out of 1,517 stocks

Electrical Industrial Apparatus Industry

4th out of 13 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electrical industrial apparatus
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WWD



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.90 billion
Cash Flow$10.74 per share
Book Value$27.92 per share


Net Income$259.60 million


Market Cap$7.70 billion
Next Earnings Date2/1/2021 (Confirmed)
-2.69 (-2.15 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Woodward (NASDAQ:WWD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Woodward's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Woodward's stock was trading at $84.84 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WWD shares have increased by 44.2% and is now trading at $122.35.
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Is Woodward a buy right now?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Woodward in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Woodward?

Wall Street analysts have given Woodward a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Woodward wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Doug Parker's approval rating as Woodward's CEO?

1,448 employees have rated Woodward CEO Doug Parker on Glassdoor.com. Doug Parker has an approval rating of 60% among Woodward's employees. This puts Doug Parker in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Woodward's next earnings date?

Woodward is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 1st 2021.
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How can I listen to Woodward's earnings call?

Woodward will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, February 1st at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Woodward's earnings last quarter?

Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 18th. The technology company reported $0.75 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.54 by $0.21. The technology company had revenue of $531.26 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $520.33 million. Woodward had a return on equity of 15.51% and a net margin of 9.25%.
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How often does Woodward pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Woodward?

Woodward announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.081 per share on Monday, November 30th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 13th.
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Is Woodward a good dividend stock?

Woodward pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.26%. The dividend payout ratio of Woodward is 6.56%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Woodward will have a dividend payout ratio of 9.55% next year. This indicates that Woodward will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for WWD?

10 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Woodward's shares. Their forecasts range from $47.00 to $130.00. On average, they anticipate Woodward's share price to reach $99.86 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.4%.
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Who are some of Woodward's key competitors?

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), The 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 key executives?

Woodward's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Thomas A. Gendron, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 59, Pay $1.54M)
  • Mr. Robert F. Weber Jr., Vice Chairman & CFO (Age 66, Pay $755.1k)
  • Mr. Thomas G. Cromwell, Vice Chairman & COO (Age 51, Pay $693.78k)
  • Mr. Chad R. Preiss, Pres of Engine Systems (Age 55, Pay $679.07k)
  • Mr. Sagar A. Patel, Pres of Aerospace Aftermarket & Hydraulic Systems (Age 54, Pay $784.54k)
  • Mr. John D. Tysver, 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 50)
  • Mr. Paul P. Benson, Corp. VP of HR (Age 56)

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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.19%), Graybill Bartz & Assoc Ltd. (0.04%), YHB Investment Advisors Inc. (0.04%), Red Spruce Capital LLC (0.02%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%) and Sowell Financial Services LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own Woodward stock include Chad Robert Preiss, Christopher Fawzy, James R Rulseh, John D Cohn, Mary L Petrovich, Paul Donovan, Robert F Weber Jr, Ronald M Sega and Thomas A Gendron.
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Which major investors are selling Woodward stock?

WWD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., Harvey Investment Co. LLC, Transform Wealth LLC, Trinity Legacy Partners LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Park Avenue Securities LLC, and Sowell Financial Services LLC. Company insiders that have sold Woodward company stock in the last year include Chad Robert Preiss, Christopher Fawzy, Mary L Petrovich, Paul Donovan, Robert F Weber Jr, and Thomas A Gendron.
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Which major investors are buying Woodward stock?

WWD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fulton Bank N.A., Cullinan Associates Inc., Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Iron Financial LLC, Red Spruce Capital LLC, and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System.
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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.

What is Woodward's stock price today?

One share of WWD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $122.35.

How big of a company is Woodward?

Woodward has a market capitalization of $7.70 billion and generates $2.90 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $259.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.88 on an earnings per share basis. Woodward employs 7,248 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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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