Woodward, Inc.Common Stock (NASDAQ:WWD) issued its earnings results on Monday. The technology company reported $1.22 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.29 by ($0.07), Briefing.com reports. The company had revenue of $736.54 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $746.21 million. Woodward, Inc.Common Stock had a return on equity of 19.79% and a net margin of 9.27%. Woodward, Inc.Common Stock’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.39 earnings per share. Woodward, Inc.Common Stock updated its FY20 guidance to $5.30-5.60 EPS.

Woodward, Inc.Common Stock stock opened at $111.38 on Thursday. Woodward, Inc.Common Stock has a 52 week low of $68.40 and a 52 week high of $119.20. The company has a quick ratio of 1.19, a current ratio of 2.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59. The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is $108.55 and its 200 day simple moving average is $110.01. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.10 billion, a PE ratio of 22.82, a P/E/G ratio of 1.62 and a beta of 1.30.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 2nd. Investors of record on Monday, November 18th will be given a $0.162 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 15th. This represents a $0.65 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.58%. Woodward, Inc.Common Stock’s dividend payout ratio is presently 13.32%.

In related news, CFO Robert F. Weber, Jr. sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $108.32, for a total value of $1,083,200.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 36,553 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,959,420.96. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 4.61% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Several equities research analysts have commented on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Woodward, Inc.Common Stock from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, November 15th. Barrington Research lowered shares of Woodward, Inc.Common Stock from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Wednesday. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Woodward, Inc.Common Stock from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday. Finally, Wood & Company restated a “sell” rating on shares of Woodward, Inc.Common Stock in a research report on Monday, August 26th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. Woodward, Inc.Common Stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $106.75.

Woodward, Inc.Common Stock Company Profile

Woodward, Inc designs, manufactures, and services control solutions for the aerospace and industrial markets worldwide. The company's Aerospace segment offers fuel pumps, metering units, actuators, air valves, specialty valves, fuel nozzles, and thrust reverser actuation systems for turbine engines and nacelles; and flight deck controls, actuators, servo controls, motors, and sensors for aircraft that are used on commercial and private aircraft and rotorcraft, as well as on military fixed-wing aircraft and rotorcraft, guided weapons, and other defense systems.

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