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Woodward (WWD) Company Profile

Updated Aug 8, 2019
Woodward has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Woodward, Inc.
Short Name:Woodward
Trading Ticker Symbol:WWD
Primary Exchange:NASDAQ
Headquarter City/Country:Illinois, IL
Primary Industry Sector:Energy
Seconday Sub-sector:Industrial Machinery and Components
Main Business Areas: Energy, Industrial Machinery and Components, Industrials, Aerospace & Defense
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for Woodward

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Woodward as of writing:
Current Share Price:$108.24
Previous Year's Closing Price:$74.29
Percentage Price Change (YTD):45.7%
Market Cap:$6.72 billion
52-week Price Range:$68.4 - $119.2
Dividend Per Share:$0.59
EPS (TTM):3.9
Price-Earnings (Trailing):27.77
Price-Earnings (Forward):19.68

Company Profile and Business Description for Woodward

Woodward, Inc., incorporated on November 18, 1976, is an independent designer, manufacturer and service provider of energy control and optimization solutions. The Company designs, produces and services energy control products for various applications. The Company's segments include Aerospace and Industrial. The Company's Aerospace segment designs, manufactures and services systems and products for the management of fuel, air, combustion and motion control. The Company's Industrial segment designs, produces and services systems and products for the management of fuel, air, fluids, gases, electricity, motion and combustion. The Company has production and assembly facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia and South America, and promotes its products and services throughout the world.

The Company offers solutions for the aerospace, industrial and energy markets. The Company focuses primarily on serving original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and equipment packagers. The Company's key focus areas within the aerospace market are propulsion and combustion control solutions for turbine powered aircrafts, and fluid and motion control solutions for critical aerospace and defense applications. Within the industrial and energy markets, the Company's focus areas are applications and control solutions for machines that produce electricity utilizing conventional or renewable energy sources, and fluid, motion and combustion control solutions for complex oil and gas, industrial and transportation applications.

Aerospace

The Company's Aerospace segment's products include main fuel pumps, metering units, actuators, air valves, specialty valves, fuel nozzles, and thrust reverser actuation systems for turbine engines and nacelles, as well as flight deck controls, actuators, servo controls, motors and sensors for aircraft. These products are used on commercial and private aircrafts and helicopters, as well as in military fixed-wing aircraft and rotorcraft, weapons and defense systems. The Company has content on a range of commercial aircraft, rotorcraft and business jet platforms, including the Airbus A320, Boeing 737 and 787, Bell 429 and Gulfstream G650. It also has content on defense applications, such as the Blackhawk and Apache helicopters, F-18 and F-35 fighter jets and guided tactical weapons. The Company also provides aftermarket repair, overhaul and other services to commercial airlines, turbine OEM repair facilities, military depots, third party repair shops and other end users.

Industrial

The Company's Industrial segment's products include actuators, valves, pumps, injectors, solenoids, ignition systems, speed controls, electronics and software, power converters, and devices that measure, communicate and protect electrical distribution systems. The Company's products are used on industrial gas turbines (including heavy frame and aeroderivative turbines), steam turbines, reciprocating engines, electric power generation and power distribution systems, wind turbines and compressors. The equipment on, which its products are found is used to extract and distribute fossil and renewable fuels; in the mining of other commodities; to generate and distribute power, and to convert fuel to work in marine, mobile and industrial equipment applications.

The Company competes with United Technologies Corporation Aerospace Systems, Honeywell, Moog, Parker Hannifin, Eaton, ABB, Emerson, Heinzmann GmbH & Co., Hoerbiger, Invensys, L'Orange GmbH, Meggitt, Robert Bosch AG, Schweitzer Electric, Caterpillar, Cummins, General Electric, Siemens and Wartsila.

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