• Consensus Rating: Moderate Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $152.89
  • Forecasted Upside: 5.03%
  • Number of Analysts: 8
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 4 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$145.56
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Analyst Price Target for WWD

Analyst Price Target is $152.89
▲ +5.03% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Woodward in the last 3 months. The average price target is $152.89, with a high forecast of $177.00 and a low forecast of $125.00. The average price target represents a 5.03% upside from the last price of $145.56.

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Current Consensus is Moderate Buy

The current consensus among 8 investment analysts is to moderate buy stock in Woodward. This Moderate Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
10/23/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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1/21/2023
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4/21/2023
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7/20/2023
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10/18/2023
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1/16/2024
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3/16/2024
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4/15/2024

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/4/2024Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$151.00 ➝ $156.00Low
2/6/2024BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$134.00 ➝ $140.00Low
2/1/2024Alembic Global AdvisorsDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$148.00Low
1/30/2024Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$165.00 ➝ $174.00Low
1/30/2024UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$168.00 ➝ $177.00Low
1/30/2024Truist FinancialBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$136.00 ➝ $143.00Low
1/10/2024Truist FinancialBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$124.00 ➝ $136.00Low
1/10/2024The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Buy$105.00 ➝ $153.00Low
11/27/2023BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$128.00 ➝ $135.00Low
11/20/2023Truist FinancialReiterated RatingHold ➝ Hold$124.00Low
11/17/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$128.00 ➝ $147.00Low
10/10/2023UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$152.00Low
9/27/2023Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuy$152.00Low
9/5/2023TD CowenUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$135.00 ➝ $160.00Low
8/8/2023BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$112.00 ➝ $128.00Low
8/4/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetSell ➝ Sell$92.00 ➝ $103.00Low
8/1/2023TD CowenBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$125.00 ➝ $135.00Low
8/1/2023Truist FinancialBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$110.00 ➝ $124.00Low
8/1/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$110.00 ➝ $128.00Low
7/21/2023Truist FinancialBoost TargetHold$97.00 ➝ $110.00Low
5/9/2023BarclaysBoost Target$107.00 ➝ $112.00Low
5/2/2023Truist FinancialBoost Target$85.00 ➝ $97.00Low
5/2/2023Credit Suisse GroupBoost Target$120.00 ➝ $125.00Low
4/24/2023Truist FinancialLower Target$93.00 ➝ $85.00Low
2/27/2023Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$120.00Low
2/1/2023Alembic Global AdvisorsUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$111.00 ➝ $127.00Low
1/31/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$106.00 ➝ $109.00Low
1/31/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupLower Target$76.00 ➝ $74.00Low
1/9/2023Truist FinancialBoost Target$88.00 ➝ $93.00Low
11/22/2022Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Peer PerformLow
11/21/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$110.00 ➝ $107.00Low
11/18/2022Truist FinancialBoost Target$80.00 ➝ $88.00Low
11/18/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$100.00 ➝ $106.00Low
10/12/2022Truist FinancialLower Target$88.00 ➝ $80.00Low
10/10/2022Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$100.00Low
9/14/2022Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Hold$90.00Low
8/2/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$117.00 ➝ $100.00Low
8/2/2022Truist FinancialDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$121.00 ➝ $88.00Low
7/19/2022Truist FinancialLower TargetBuy$138.00 ➝ $121.00Low
5/3/2022CowenLower Target$130.00 ➝ $125.00High
5/3/2022Truist FinancialLower Target$143.00 ➝ $138.00High
5/3/2022CowenLower Target$130.00 ➝ $125.00High
3/10/2022William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformMedium
3/10/2022Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$130.00 ➝ $135.00Medium
1/7/2022Truist FinancialUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$110.00 ➝ $143.00Medium
11/22/2021BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$130.00 ➝ $125.00Medium
9/23/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$102.00Medium
8/3/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$151.00 ➝ $138.00High
5/12/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$130.00Medium
5/4/2021Truist FinancialBoost Target$108.00 ➝ $118.00High
5/4/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$147.00 ➝ $151.00High
2/2/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$146.00 ➝ $147.00Low
1/11/2021Truist FinancialUpgradeSell ➝ Hold$70.00 ➝ $101.00Low
12/13/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$108.00Low
12/4/2020BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$130.00Medium
11/20/2020Truist FinancialBoost Target$51.00 ➝ $70.00Low
11/20/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$100.00 ➝ $121.00Medium
9/18/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetIn-Line ➝ Outperform$90.00 ➝ $100.00High
9/10/2020BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$80.00 ➝ $100.00Medium
8/7/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingHoldLow
8/7/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$75.00 ➝ $90.00Medium
7/15/2020SunTrust BanksDowngradeHold ➝ Sell$47.00High
6/9/2020Alembic Global AdvisorsUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$117.00High
6/1/2020BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$80.00Medium
5/5/2020Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingHoldMedium
5/5/2020SunTrust BanksLower TargetHold$50.00 ➝ $47.00High
5/5/2020CSFBLower TargetOutperform$77.00 ➝ $75.00High
5/5/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$77.00 ➝ $75.00High
5/4/2020OppenheimerInitiated CoverageHoldMedium
4/29/2020BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$59.00 ➝ $56.00Medium
4/6/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Target$144.00 ➝ $77.00High
4/6/2020Wood & CompanyDowngradeOverweight ➝ NeutralHigh
4/6/2020Alembic Global AdvisorsDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$55.00High
3/5/2020Wood & CompanyReiterated RatingSellHigh
2/4/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$145.00 ➝ $144.00High
1/13/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$110.00 ➝ $145.00High
12/4/2019Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$108.00 ➝ $135.00High
11/20/2019Barrington ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformHigh
10/21/2019Barrington ResearchSet TargetBuy$119.00Low
9/4/2019Barrington ResearchSet TargetBuy$119.00Low
8/26/2019Wood & CompanyReiterated RatingSellLow
6/14/2019SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Hold$118.00 ➝ $110.00High
5/7/2019Wood & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
4/30/2019SunTrust BanksBoost TargetBuy$118.00Low
4/30/2019Wood & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldHigh
4/23/2019Barrington ResearchSet TargetBuy$110.00Medium
4/17/2019William BlairInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ OutperformHigh
(Data available from 4/16/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.31 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 21 very positive mentions
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  • 6 negative mentions
  • 3 very negative mentions
9/18/2023
  • 13 very positive mentions
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  • 6 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
10/18/2023
  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 27 positive mentions
  • 8 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
11/17/2023
  • 14 very positive mentions
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  • 2 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
12/17/2023
  • 12 very positive mentions
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  • 4 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
1/16/2024
  • 23 very positive mentions
  • 36 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
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2/15/2024
  • 30 very positive mentions
  • 17 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
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3/16/2024
  • 14 very positive mentions
  • 31 positive mentions
  • 6 negative mentions
  • 3 very negative mentions
4/15/2024

Current Sentiment

  • 14 very positive mentions
  • 31 positive mentions
  • 6 negative mentions
  • 3 very negative mentions

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Woodward, Inc. designs, manufactures, and services control solutions for the aerospace and industrial markets worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Aerospace and Industrial. The Aerospace segment provides 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, servocontrols, motors, and sensors for aircraft. These products 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. It also provides aftermarket maintenance, repair and overhaul, and other services to commercial airlines, repair facilities, military depots, third party repair shops, and other end users. This segment sells its products to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), tier-one suppliers, and contractors, as well as through aftermarket sales of components, such as provisioning spares and replacements. The Industrial segment offers actuators, valves, pumps, fuel injection systems, solenoids, ignition systems, speed controls, electronics and software, and sensors. These products are used on industrial gas turbines, steam turbines, compressors, and reciprocating engines. This segment sells its aftermarket products, and other related services to OEMs through an independent network of distributors, as well as directly to end users. The company was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado.
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Today's Range

Now: $145.56
Low: $144.95
High: $149.07

50 Day Range

MA: $145.72
Low: $136.06
High: $158.24

52 Week Range

Now: $145.56
Low: $91.42
High: $160.79

Volume

372,601 shs

Average Volume

369,258 shs

Market Capitalization

$8.78 billion

P/E Ratio

30.71

Dividend Yield

0.68%

Beta

1.36

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Woodward?

The following sell-side analysts have issued reports on Woodward in the last twelve months: Alembic Global Advisors, Barclays PLC, Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, StockNews.com, TD Cowen, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, Truist Financial Co., UBS Group AG, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for Woodward?

9 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Woodward in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $152.89, suggesting a possible upside of 5.0%. UBS Group AG has the highest price target set, predicting WWD will reach $177.00 in the next twelve months. Credit Suisse Group AG has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $125.00 for Woodward in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Woodward?

Woodward currently has 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Moderate Buy."
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How do I contact Woodward's investor relations team?

Woodward's physical mailing address is 1081 WOODWARD WAY, FORT COLLINS CO, 80524. The technology company's listed phone number is (970) 482-5811 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Woodward is www.woodward.com. Learn More about contacing Woodward investor relations.