NASDAQ:WWD - Woodward Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $126.86
  • Forecasted Upside: 24.92 %
  • Number of Analysts: 6
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 4 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for WWD

Analyst Price Target is $126.86
▲ +24.92% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Woodward in the last 3 months. The average price target is $126.86, with a high forecast of $138.00 and a low forecast of $102.00. The average price target represents a 24.92% upside from the last price of $101.55.

This chart shows the closing price for WWD for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 6 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in Woodward. This rating changed within the last month from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/3/2022CowenLower Price Target$130.00 ➝ $125.00High
5/3/2022Truist FinancialLower Price Target$143.00 ➝ $138.00High
5/3/2022CowenLower Price Target$130.00 ➝ $125.00High
3/10/2022William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformMedium
3/10/2022Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$130.00 ➝ $135.00Medium
1/7/2022Truist FinancialUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$110.00 ➝ $143.00Medium
11/22/2021BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$130.00 ➝ $125.00Medium
9/23/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$102.00Medium
8/3/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$151.00 ➝ $138.00High
5/12/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$130.00Medium
5/4/2021Truist FinancialBoost Price Target$108.00 ➝ $118.00High
5/4/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$147.00 ➝ $151.00High
2/2/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price 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 Price Target$51.00 ➝ $70.00Low
11/20/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$100.00 ➝ $121.00Medium
9/18/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetIn-Line ➝ Outperform$90.00 ➝ $100.00High
9/10/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$80.00 ➝ $100.00Medium
8/7/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingHoldLow
8/7/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price 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 Price TargetHold$50.00 ➝ $47.00High
5/5/2020CSFBLower Price TargetOutperform$77.00 ➝ $75.00High
5/5/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$77.00 ➝ $75.00High
5/4/2020OppenheimerInitiated CoverageHoldMedium
4/29/2020BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$59.00 ➝ $56.00Medium
4/6/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price 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 Price 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 Price TargetBuy$119.00Low
9/4/2019Barrington ResearchSet Price 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 Price TargetBuy$118.00Low
4/30/2019Wood & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldHigh
4/23/2019Barrington ResearchSet Price TargetBuy$110.00Medium
4/17/2019William BlairInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ OutperformHigh
4/2/2019Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$96.00 ➝ $110.00Low
2/5/2019Wood & CompanyReiterated RatingSellLow
1/29/2019Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform$96.00Low
1/29/2019SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$97.00Low
12/11/2018Barrington ResearchSet Price TargetBuy$90.00Medium
12/10/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$81.00 ➝ $83.00Medium
12/6/2018Wood & CompanyReiterated RatingSellLow
11/20/2018SunTrust BanksUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$80.00 ➝ $96.00Low
11/9/2018Barrington ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$98.00Medium
11/8/2018Wood & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldMedium
11/8/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$78.00 ➝ $81.00High
10/30/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingHoldLow
9/26/2018Wood & CompanyReiterated RatingBuy$99.00Low
8/1/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingHoldMedium
7/30/2018Wood & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldHigh
7/13/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingHoldLow
4/24/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$81.00 ➝ $78.00High
4/24/2018Wood & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
3/29/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$81.00Low
3/19/2018StephensSet Price TargetBuy$89.00Medium
2/6/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingMarket PerformHigh
1/23/2018Barrington ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLow
1/23/2018Wood & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
12/10/2017CowenReiterated RatingHold$62.00Low
11/9/2017CowenReiterated RatingHold$62.00N/A
11/9/2017SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetHold$77.00N/A
10/26/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market Perform$82.00N/A
10/26/2017Wood & CompanyDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformN/A
7/25/2017Wood & CompanyReiterated RatingBuy$80.00High
7/14/2017CIBCInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$82.00Low
7/14/2017OppenheimerInitiated CoverageOutperform$82.00High
7/13/2017Wood & CompanyInitiated CoverageOutperform$82.00High
6/22/2017CL KingInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$79.00High
(Data available from 5/17/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

-0.04 (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).

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Current Sentiment

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Woodward, Inc. designs, manufactures, and services control solutions for the aerospace and industrial markets worldwide. The company operates through 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 various contractors, as well as through aftermarket sales of components, such as provisioning spares or replacements, and spare parts. 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: $101.55
Low: $99.15
High: $101.82

50 Day Range

MA: $116.43
Low: $97.16
High: $128.38

52 Week Range

Now: $101.55
Low: $95.72
High: $129.57


13,016 shs

Average Volume

589,976 shs

Market Capitalization

$6.41 billion

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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: Barclays PLC, Cowen Inc, Cowen Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Jefferies Financial Group Inc.,, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, Truist Financial Co., William Blair, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Woodward?

7 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Woodward in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $126.86, suggesting a possible upside of 28.4%. Truist Financial Co. has the highest price target set, predicting WWD will reach $138.00 in the next twelve months. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $102.00 for Woodward in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Woodward?

Woodward currently has 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe WWD will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Woodward.
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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 Learn More about contacing Woodward investor relations.