NasdaqGS:WWD

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Executive Summary

Woodward, Inc. designs, manufactures, and services control solutions for the aerospace and industrial markets worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and slightly overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has Woodward's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: WWD has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.7%

WWD

0.8%

US Machinery

-1.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

-21.0%

WWD

13.7%

US Machinery

18.5%

US Market

Return vs Industry: WWD underperformed the US Machinery industry which returned 13.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WWD underperformed the US Market which returned 18.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

WWDIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.7%0.8%-1.3%
30 Day7.8%7.6%5.3%
90 Day4.7%14.2%7.5%
1 Year-20.5%-21.0%16.6%13.7%21.3%18.5%
3 Year7.0%4.9%25.0%16.0%42.4%32.9%
5 Year90.7%84.1%108.3%85.1%84.2%63.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Woodward's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Woodward undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

12.0%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: WWD ($84.21) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($95.68)

Significantly Below Fair Value: WWD is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: WWD is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.9x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (25.7x).

PE vs Market: WWD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.9x) compared to the US market (19x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: WWD is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: WWD is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (2.4x).


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Future Growth

How is Woodward forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?

11.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: WWD's forecast earnings growth (11.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: WWD's earnings (11.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.2% per year).

High Growth Earnings: WWD's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: WWD's revenue (0.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: WWD's revenue (0.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: WWD's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.9%).


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Past Performance

How has Woodward performed over the past 5 years?

9.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: WWD has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: WWD's current net profit margins (9.3%) are lower than last year (9.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WWD's earnings have grown by 9.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: WWD's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: WWD had negative earnings growth (-6.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Machinery industry average (-13.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: WWD's Return on Equity (13.1%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Woodward's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: WWD's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($535.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: WWD's short term assets ($1.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.5B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: WWD's debt to equity ratio (48.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: WWD's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 77.8% to 48.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: WWD's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (41.4%).

Interest Coverage: WWD's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Woodward current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.39%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: WWD's dividend (0.39%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.64%).

High Dividend: WWD's dividend (0.39%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.68%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: WWD is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: WWD is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: WWD is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of WWD's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

4.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Tom Gendron (59 yo)

15.25yrs

Tenure

US$6,041,605

Compensation

Mr. Thomas A. Gendron, also known as Tom, has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Woodward, Inc. since July 1, 2005 and September 2002 respectively. Previously, Mr. Gendron served as Chief Op ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Tom's total compensation ($USD6.04M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD7.32M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Tom's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Thomas Gendron
Chairman15.25yrsUS$6.04m0.41%
$ 21.4m
Robert Weber
Vice Chairman & CFO0.50yrUS$2.21m0.049%
$ 2.6m
Thomas Cromwell
Vice Chairman & COO1.67yrsUS$2.91m0.0074%
$ 388.2k
Sagar Patel
Business Unit President of Fuel Systems & Controls9.33yrsUS$1.70m0.020%
$ 1.1m
John Tysver
Corporate Vice President of Technology4yrsno datano data
Don Guzzardo
VP of Investor Relations & Treasurerno datano datano data
A. Fawzy
Corporate VP11.17yrsUS$1.30m0.010%
$ 531.1k
Paul Benson
Corporate Vice President of Human Resources1.08yrsno datano data
Chad Preiss
Business Unit President of Engine & Turbine Controls3.92yrsUS$1.35m0.064%
$ 3.4m

4.0yrs

Average Tenure

55.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: WWD's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Thomas Gendron
Chairman15.25yrsUS$6.04m0.41%
$ 21.4m
Gregg Sengstack
Independent Director9.08yrsUS$261.23k0.038%
$ 2.0m
John Cohn
Independent Lead Director2.92yrsUS$263.73k0.032%
$ 1.7m
Paul Donovan
Independent Director20.75yrsUS$251.23k0.0020%
$ 103.5k
James Rulseh
Independent Director18.5yrsUS$257.23k0.0048%
$ 252.7k
Mary Petrovich
Independent Director18.25yrsUS$257.23k0.012%
$ 649.8k
Eileen Drake
Independent Director3.67yrsUS$251.23k0%
$ 0
Ronald Sega
Independent Director12.5yrsUS$251.23k0.026%
$ 1.4m
Daniel Korte
Independent Director3.67yrsUS$251.23k0%
$ 0

12.5yrs

Average Tenure

62yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: WWD's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Woodward, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Woodward, Inc.
  • Ticker: WWD
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1870
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: US$5.253b
  • Shares outstanding: 62.38m
  • Website: https://www.woodward.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Woodward, Inc.
  • 1081 Woodward Way
  • Fort Collins
  • Colorado
  • 80524
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
WWDNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDDec 1972
WW1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURDec 1972

Biography

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 segmen ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/21 00:19
End of Day Share Price2020/10/20 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/09/30


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.