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

Woodward, Inc. (WWD): $122.98

0.56 (-0.45%)

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WWD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $122.98 52-week high $133.15
Prev. close $123.54 52-week low $81.48
Day low $122.32 Volume 197,100
Day high $123.87 Avg. volume 336,057
50-day MA $126.35 Dividend yield 0.7%
200-day MA $109.72 Market Cap 7.43B

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where WWD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.91% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WWD is in Sentiment, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • WWD ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 32nd percentile.

WWD Stock Summary

  • WWD's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 196.77 -- higher than 86.12% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 36.74, WOODWARD INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about 82.82% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for WOODWARD INC is higher than 86.03% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WWD, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are URGN, NATI, PLTK, GLW, and ARAY.
  • WWD's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit WOODWARD INC's official web site, go to www.woodward.com.

WWD Valuation Summary

  • WWD's price/sales ratio is 2.8; this is 47.37% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, WWD's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WWD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WWD 2023-09-19 2.8 3.7 38.2 30.0
WWD 2023-09-18 2.8 3.8 38.5 30.2
WWD 2023-09-15 2.8 3.7 38.3 30.0
WWD 2023-09-14 2.8 3.7 38.3 30.1
WWD 2023-09-13 2.8 3.8 38.5 30.1
WWD 2023-09-12 2.8 3.8 38.7 30.3

WWD Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -22.88%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -27.55%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at -17.06%.
WWD's revenue has moved up $213,991,000 over the prior 15 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)

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 Announces Declaration of Dividend

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Sept. 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.22 per share for the quarter, payable on December 4, 2023 for stockholders of record as of November 20, 2023. About Woodward, Inc. Woodward is the global leader in the design, manufacture, and service of energy conversion and control solutions for the aerospace and industrial equipment markets. Together with our customers, we are enabling

Yahoo | September 25, 2023

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights Woodward, Badger Meter and Thermon

Woodward, Badger Meter and Thermon have been highlighted in this Industry Outlook article.

Yahoo | September 13, 2023

Gabelli Funds to Host 29th Annual Aerospace & Defense Symposium at The Harvard Club, New York, NY

RYE, N.Y., Sept. 05, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gabelli Funds, LLC, is hosting our annual Aerospace & Defense Symposium at The Harvard Club in New York, NY on September 7th. The conference will draw 16 companies, with a focus on the themes of the strong demand outlook, high barriers to entry, large aftermarket opportunity, growth in excess of GDP, defense spending, and M&A potential for the Aerospace and Defense industry. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet with management in a one-on

Yahoo | September 5, 2023

Woodward, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:WWD) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 70% Above Its Share Price

Key Insights Woodward's estimated fair value is US$215 based on 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Current share price of...

Yahoo | August 28, 2023

Woodward Named One of Forbes America’s Best-in-State Employers 2023 in Illinois

Woodward Campus Woodward, founded in Illinois in 1870, maintains a significant presence in Illinois. FORT COLLINS, Colo., Aug. 28, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ: WWD), a global leader in the design, manufacture, and service of energy conversion and control solutions, has been awarded one of Forbes America’s Best-in-State Employers 2023 for Illinois, in the Aerospace and Defense sector. Woodward, founded in Illinois in 1870, maintains a significant presence in Illinois, with man

Yahoo | August 28, 2023

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WWD Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 5.61%
6-mo N/A
1-year 41.89%
3-year 53.22%
5-year 61.56%
YTD 28.05%
2022 -11.09%
2021 -9.43%
2020 3.18%
2019 60.41%
2018 -2.23%

WWD Dividends

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