• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $105.56
  • Forecasted Upside: 1.29%
  • Number of Analysts: 7
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$104.21
▲ +1.29 (1.25%)

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Analyst Price Target for WWD

Analyst Price Target is $105.56
▲ +1.29% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 7 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Woodward in the last 3 months. The average price target is $105.56, with a high forecast of $127.00 and a low forecast of $74.00. The average price target represents a 1.29% upside from the last price of $104.21.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 7 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in Woodward. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
8/16/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
11/14/2021
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2/12/2022
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  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
5/13/2022
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8/11/2022
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11/9/2022
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  • 0 sell ratings
1/8/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 5 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
2/7/2023

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 5 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
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
4/2/2019Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$96.00 ➝ $110.00Low
2/5/2019Wood & CompanyReiterated RatingSellLow
1/29/2019Barrington ResearchBoost TargetOutperform$96.00Low
1/29/2019SunTrust BanksBoost TargetBuy$97.00Low
12/11/2018Barrington ResearchSet TargetBuy$90.00Medium
12/10/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost 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 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 TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$81.00 ➝ $78.00High
4/24/2018Wood & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
3/29/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$81.00Low
3/19/2018StephensSet TargetBuy$89.00Medium
(Data available from 2/7/2018 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.75 (Buy)

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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  • 3 very positive mentions
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  • 3 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
7/12/2022
  • 4 very positive mentions
  • 18 positive mentions
  • 5 negative mentions
  • 4 very negative mentions
8/11/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
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  • 4 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
9/10/2022
  • 1 very positive mentions
  • 9 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
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10/10/2022
  • 4 very positive mentions
  • 14 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
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11/9/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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12/9/2022
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1/8/2023
  • 12 very positive mentions
  • 16 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
2/7/2023

Current Sentiment

  • 12 very positive mentions
  • 16 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
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Woodward, Inc. engages in the provision of control system solutions and components for the aerospace and industrial markets. It operates through the following segments: Aerospace and Industrial. The Aerospace segment designs, manufactures and services systems and products for the management of fuel, air and combustion and motion control. The Industrial segment includes the design and services systems and products for the management of fuel, air, fluids, gases, electricity, motion and combustion. The company was founded by Amos W. Woodward in 1870 and is headquartered in Fort Collins, CO.
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Today's Range

Now: $104.21
Low: $102.12
High: $104.61

50 Day Range

MA: $100.02
Low: $90.69
High: $110.65

52 Week Range

Now: $104.21
Low: $79.26
High: $129.12

Volume

315,903 shs

Average Volume

371,700 shs

Market Capitalization

$6.23 billion

P/E Ratio

37.89

Dividend Yield

0.73%

Beta

1.47

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, Cowen Inc, Cowen Inc., Jefferies Financial Group Inc., StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, Truist Financial Co., Wells Fargo & Company, William Blair, and Wolfe Research.
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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 $105.56, suggesting a possible upside of 1.3%. Alembic Global Advisors has the highest price target set, predicting WWD will reach $127.00 in the next twelve months. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $74.00 for Woodward in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Woodward?

Woodward currently has 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in WWD, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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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.