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NASDAQ:WWD

Woodward - WWD Stock Forecast, Price & News

$90.83
+1.00 (+1.11%)
(As of 03/24/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$88.30
$92.04
50-Day Range
$89.39
$110.65
52-Week Range
$79.26
$129.12
Volume
278,348 shs
Average Volume
390,058 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.43 billion
P/E Ratio
33.03
Dividend Yield
0.97%
Price Target
$107.00

Woodward MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.29 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
17.8% Upside
$107.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.35% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.25
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.02mentions of Woodward in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$208,000 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
21.04%
From $3.28 to $3.97 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.39 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

224th out of 612 stocks

Electrical Industrial Apparatus Industry

2nd out of 9 stocks


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About Woodward (NASDAQ:WWD) Stock

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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WWD Stock News Headlines

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Urgent Warning
This was never meant for the general public. But it’s all there in black and white … A frightening plan that gives the Fed the power to track and even control your checking account, including ALL your financial transactions. A pilot test program is already underway. And it’s slated to launch at America’s largest banks as soon as May of this year! So, time to prepare is very short. Fortunately, there are a few key steps you can take to defend yourself …
Woodward Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2023 Results
Woodward Increases Dividend by 16 Percent
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WWD Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/30/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/7 Dividend
2/17/2023
Dividend Payable
3/07/2023
Today
3/25/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/01/2023
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
$107.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$127.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$74.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+17.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.29
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$171.70 million
Pretax Margin
7.88%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.38 billion
Cash Flow
$4.92 per share
Book Value
$31.60 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
59,017,000
Market Cap
$5.43 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.46

Key Executives

  • Charles P. BlankenshipCharles P. Blankenship
    Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Thomas G. Cromwell
    Vice Chairman & Chief Operating Officer
  • Mark D. Hartman
    CFO, Senior VP-Finance & Corporate Controller
  • A. Christopher FawzyA. Christopher Fawzy
    Secretary, Chief Compliance Officer & VP
  • John Godsman
    Vice President-Strategy & Business Development













WWD Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Woodward stock right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Woodward in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings 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?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Woodward's stock. Their WWD share price forecasts range from $74.00 to $127.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $107.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have WWD shares performed in 2023?

Woodward's stock was trading at $96.61 at the start of the year. Since then, WWD stock has decreased by 6.0% and is now trading at $90.83.
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When is Woodward's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 1st 2023.
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How were Woodward's earnings last quarter?

Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) released its earnings results on Monday, January, 30th. The technology company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.11. The technology company earned $619 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $599.88 million. Woodward had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.57% and a net margin of 6.95%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 14.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.56 earnings per share.

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

Woodward announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, January 30th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 21st will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Tuesday, March 7th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.97%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 17th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.19.
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Is Woodward a good dividend stock?

Woodward (NASDAQ:WWD) pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.97%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 32.00%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WWD will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.17% 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 updated its FY23 earnings guidance on Monday, January, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.15-$3.60 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.41. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.60-$2.75 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.64 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Morgan Stanley (3.87%), Cooke & Bieler LP (2.94%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.70%), Earnest Partners LLC (1.68%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.65%) and Brown Advisory Inc. (1.48%). 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 $90.83.

How much money does Woodward make?

Woodward (NASDAQ:WWD) has a market capitalization of $5.43 billion and generates $2.38 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $171.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.75 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 3/25/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff