Woodward Inc. is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control system solutions and components for the aerospace and energy markets. The company was founded in 1870 and is based in Fort Collins, Colorado.
WWD Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Woodward Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Woodward Inc ranked in the 52th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 65%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for WWD, they are:
In the past 5.56 years, Woodward Inc has a compound free cash flow growth rate of 0.17%; that's higher than 62.67% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Industrials sector.
Woodward Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at 8.8. This coverage rate is greater than that of 70.45% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
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