Woodward, Inc. (WWD): Price and Financial Metrics

Woodward, Inc. (WWD): $120.51

0.95 (+0.79%)

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  • WWD scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 92.37% of US stocks.
  • WWD's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • WWD's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 12.43% of US stocks).

WWD Stock Summary

  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -31.13%, Woodward Inc's debt growth rate surpasses only 15.7% of about US stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Woodward Inc comes in at -25.78%, a number that bests just 14.89% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, WWD is more volatile than merely 20.24% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Woodward Inc are DCO, KTOS, JAZZ, NBIX, and KN.
  • Visit WWD's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.woodward.com.

WWD Valuation Summary

  • WWD's price/sales ratio is 3.5; this is 2.94% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, WWD's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, WWD's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WWD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WWD 2018-06-27 2.2 3.2 27.1 19.4
WWD 2017-06-19 2.1 3.4 21.3 18.0
WWD 2017-03-14 2.1 3.4 20.7 17.7
WWD 2016-01-29 1.4 2.5 16.1 13.9
WWD 2002-05-16 1.1 2.3 14.2 9.5
WWD 2001-10-08 0.9 2.1 13.4 8.8

WWD Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WWD, see our WWD price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $132.25 Average Broker Recommendation 1.73 (Moderate Buy)

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WWD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $120.51 52-week high $130.75
Prev. close $119.56 52-week low $73.23
Day low $119.05 Volume 41,972
Day high $120.74 Avg. volume 267,630
50-day MA $121.80 Dividend yield 0.54%
200-day MA $115.74 Market Cap 7.66B

Woodward, Inc. (WWD) Company Bio

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

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$120.51$4798.4 3848%

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 95th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 3867.67% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for WWD, they are:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.48 years comes in at 1.49%; that's greater than 93.81% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • 92% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 74.58% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Industrials), Woodward Inc has a reliance on debt greater than just 22.17% of them.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

WERN, R, GRIN, PRIM, and HHR can be thought of as valuation peers to WWD, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest WWD News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Woodward Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WWD as an investment opportunity.

Woodward Schedules Fiscal 2021 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

FORT COLLINS, Colo., July 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ: WWD) announced today that it expects to report its fiscal 2021 third quarter financial results at approximately 4:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, August 2, 2021. A news release will be issued at that time and a conference call will be held at 4:30 p.m. EDT. During the conference call, the company will provide an overview of its business and financial performance. You are invited to listen to the call live via the company’s web

Yahoo | July 19, 2021

Here is What Hedge Funds Think About Woodward Inc (WWD)

Before we spend countless hours researching a company, we like to analyze what insiders, hedge funds and billionaire investors think of the stock first. This is a necessary first step in our investment process because our research has shown that the elite investors’ consensus returns have been exceptional. In the following paragraphs, we find out […]

Yahoo | July 13, 2021

How Much Of Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) Do Institutions Own?

A look at the shareholders of Woodward, Inc. ( NASDAQ:WWD ) can tell us which group is most powerful. Institutions will...

Yahoo | July 8, 2021

Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) On An Uptrend: Could Fundamentals Be Driving The Stock?

Most readers would already know that Woodward's (NASDAQ:WWD) stock increased by 6.4% over the past three months. We...

Yahoo | June 8, 2021

Results: Woodward, Inc. Exceeded Expectations And The Consensus Has Updated Its Estimates

Woodward, Inc. ( NASDAQ:WWD ) last week reported its latest second-quarter results, which makes it a good time for...

Yahoo | May 7, 2021

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WWD Price Returns

1-mo -2.59%
3-mo -2.74%
6-mo 9.16%
1-year 51.30%
3-year 48.50%
5-year 112.74%
YTD -0.56%
2020 3.18%
2019 60.41%
2018 -2.23%
2017 11.63%
2016 40.16%

WWD Dividends

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