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

Woodward, Inc. (WWD): $102.92

-0.92 (-0.89%)

POWR Rating

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  • WWD scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 77.99% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WWD is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • WWD's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 13.2% of US stocks).

WWD Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 35.95, WOODWARD INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about 80.56% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for WOODWARD INC is higher than 86.96% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, WWD is more volatile than only 14.28% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WWD, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ACLS, PHAR, VNDA, JKHY, and THRM.
  • 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 2.5; this is 13.64% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • WWD's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 22.8 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WWD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WWD 2023-02-03 2.5 3.2 36.3 30.0
WWD 2023-02-02 2.7 3.4 37.1 30.0
WWD 2023-02-01 2.6 3.3 36.6 29.6
WWD 2023-01-31 2.6 3.2 35.6 28.9
WWD 2023-01-30 2.7 3.4 38.1 30.7
WWD 2023-01-27 2.8 3.5 38.5 31.1

WWD Growth Metrics

    The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at -23%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 39.6%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 30.27%.
WWD's revenue has moved up $417,962,000 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows WWD's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 2,459.823 159.75 170.999
2022-09-30 2,382.79 193.638 171.698
2022-06-30 2,312.974 232.77 167.562
2022-03-31 2,255.317 295.78 176.977
2021-12-31 2,249.799 357.234 197.384
2021-09-30 2,245.832 464.669 208.649

WWD's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • WWD has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 90.38% of graded US stocks.
  • WWD's asset turnover comes in at 0.553 -- ranking 29th of 53 Electrical Equipment stocks.
  • CCF, EFOI, and PLUG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WWD.

The table below shows WWD's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.553 0.245 0.105
2021-03-31 0.551 0.246 0.099
2020-12-31 0.584 0.255 0.107
2020-09-30 0.629 0.257 0.111
2020-06-30 0.678 0.252 0.114
2020-03-31 0.730 0.254 0.129

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 $127.71 Average Broker Recommendation 1.8 (Moderate Buy)

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WWD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $102.92 52-week high $129.12
Prev. close $103.84 52-week low $79.26
Day low $102.05 Volume 278,800
Day high $104.23 Avg. volume 374,025
50-day MA $99.69 Dividend yield 0.74%
200-day MA $96.46 Market Cap 6.15B

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.

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Woodward's (NASDAQ:WWD) Dividend Will Be Increased To $0.22

The board of Woodward, Inc. ( NASDAQ:WWD ) has announced that it will be paying its dividend of $0.22 on the 7th of...

Yahoo | February 6, 2023

Institutional owners may consider drastic measures as Woodward, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:WWD) recent US$282m drop adds to long-term losses

Every investor in Woodward, Inc. ( NASDAQ:WWD ) should be aware of the most powerful shareholder groups. And the group...

Yahoo | February 2, 2023

Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) Q1 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) Q1 2023 Earnings Call Transcript January 30, 2023 Operator: Thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Woodward, Inc. First Quarter Fiscal Year 2023 Earnings Call. At this time, I’d like to inform you that this call is being recorded for rebroadcast and then all participants are in a listen-only mode. Following […]

Yahoo | January 31, 2023

Woodward (WWD) Q1 Earnings Miss Estimates, Revenues Up Y/Y

Woodward (WWD) first-quarter performance benefits from continued momentum in the Aerospace and Industrial segments, partly offset by unfavorable foreign currency movement.

Yahoo | January 31, 2023

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WWD Price Returns

1-mo 0.71%
3-mo 8.78%
6-mo 2.44%
1-year -7.54%
3-year -11.78%
5-year 28.13%
YTD 6.53%
2022 -11.09%
2021 -9.43%
2020 3.18%
2019 60.41%
2018 -2.23%

WWD Dividends

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