WWD:NGS-Woodward Inc.

EQUITY | Aerospace & Defense | Nasdaq Global Select

Last Closing Price

USD 77.10

Change

+1.94 (+2.58)%

Market Cap

USD 4.76B

Volume

0.29M

Average Target Price

USD 89.89 (16.59%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

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About

Woodward Inc is an independent designer, manufacturer and service provider of energy control and optimization solutions for the aerospace and energy markets.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Aerospace & Defense)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (Nasdaq Global Select)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 0.73% 57% F 69% D+
Dividend Return 0.74% 50% F 16% F
Total Return 1.48% 57% F 67% D+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 1.80% 71% C- 68% D+
Dividend Return 0.75% 50% F 13% F
Total Return 2.55% 71% C- 67% D+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 82.18% 73% C 76% C
Dividend Return 5.27% 25% F 20% F
Total Return 87.45% 73% C 76% C
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 14.35% 64% D 68% D+
Dividend Return 15.16% 64% D 66% D
Total Return 0.81% 25% F 21% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 15.73% 93% A 74% C
Risk Adjusted Return 96.37% 86% B 84% B
Market Capitalization 4.18B 93% A 90% A-

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Aerospace & Defense)
Ratio vs. Market
(Nasdaq Global Select)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 26.22 43% F 16% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.24 36% F 31% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.11 57% F 23% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 27.63 46% F 17% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 12.31% 86% B 74% C
Return on Invested Capital 11.36% 79% C+ 73% C
Return on Assets 5.51% 79% C+ 79% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio 65.50% 38% F 39% F

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Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.