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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.16
WWD's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
66% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. WWD: 0.16 )
WWD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 2.25
Current: 0.16

0.06
2.25
Equity to Asset 0.48
WWD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. WWD: 0.48 )
WWD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.48

0.39
0.68
Interest Coverage 10.90
WWD's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.95 vs. WWD: 10.90 )
WWD' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.64   Max: 46.83
Current: 10.9

3.64
46.83
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.88
M-Score: -2.78
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.42
WWD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.53 vs. WWD: 12.42 )
WWD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.79   Max: 14.27
Current: 12.42

3.79
14.27
Net-margin (%) 8.29
WWD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.79 vs. WWD: 8.29 )
WWD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 9.69
Current: 8.29

2.1
9.69
ROE (%) 14.55
WWD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.79 vs. WWD: 14.55 )
WWD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.45   Max: 20.76
Current: 14.55

3.45
20.76
ROA (%) 7.30
WWD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. WWD: 7.30 )
WWD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.06   Max: 13.88
Current: 7.3

2.06
13.88
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 25.05
WWD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 22.79 vs. WWD: 25.05 )
WWD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 8.07   Max: 43.37
Current: 25.05

8.07
43.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.60
WWD's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. WWD: 6.60 )
WWD' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.2   Max: 19.5
Current: 6.6

-3.2
19.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.50
WWD's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. WWD: 5.50 )
WWD' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -21.3   Max: 26.7
Current: 5.5

-21.3
26.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.00
WWD's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. WWD: 9.00 )
WWD' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -36.1   Max: 76.5
Current: 9

-36.1
76.5
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

WWD Guru Trades in Q4 2013

NWQ Managers 487,579 sh (New)
Jim Simons 375,684 sh (+183.14%)
Mario Gabelli 145,700 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 4,638,524 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

WWD Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 6,790 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 15,807 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 704,862 sh (+44.56%)
Chuck Royce 4,638,524 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 145,700 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 104,560 sh (-72.17%)
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Q2 2014

WWD Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 146,700 sh (+0.69%)
Chuck Royce 4,638,524 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 15,355 sh (-2.86%)
NWQ Managers 589,778 sh (-16.33%)
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Q3 2014

WWD Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 170,984 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 129,136 sh (+741%)
NWQ Managers 625,163 sh (+6%)
Mario Gabelli 147,700 sh (+0.68%)
Chuck Royce 4,348,224 sh (-6.26%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WWD

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 741%0.05%$47.47 - $52.97 $ 49.8-2%129136
NWQ Managers 2014-03-31 Add 44.56%0.08%$40.27 - $46.57 $ 49.815%704862
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$40.27 - $46.57 $ 49.815%15807
NWQ Managers 2013-12-31 New Buy0.19%$39.17 - $45.98 $ 49.819%487579
Meridian Funds 2013-06-30 Add 9.05%0.12%$34.13 - $41.06 $ 49.832%963900
Meridian Funds 2012-12-31 Add 25.23%0.26%$31.64 - $37.65 $ 49.843%883900
Meridian Funds 2012-09-30 New Buy0.86%$32.91 - $40.24 $ 49.839%705800
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.20
WWD's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
83% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 20.30 vs. WWD: 20.20 )
WWD' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.42   Max: 51.35
Current: 20.2

5.42
51.35
P/B 2.81
WWD's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. WWD: 2.81 )
WWD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 5.32
Current: 2.81

0.91
5.32
P/S 1.68
WWD's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. WWD: 1.68 )
WWD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 2.79
Current: 1.68

0.45
2.79
PFCF 54.73
WWD's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 35.27 vs. WWD: 54.73 )
WWD' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.47   Max: 91.95
Current: 54.73

5.47
91.95
EV-to-EBIT 15.54
WWD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 16.09 vs. WWD: 15.54 )
WWD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.2   Max: 33.2
Current: 15.54

5.2
33.2
PEG 3.42
WWD's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.78 vs. WWD: 3.42 )
WWD' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 13.17
Current: 3.42

0.22
13.17
Shiller P/E 25.24
WWD's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 26.23 vs. WWD: 25.24 )
WWD' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.38   Max: 52.1
Current: 25.24

8.38
52.1
Current Ratio 2.97
WWD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. WWD: 2.97 )
WWD' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 3.23
Current: 2.97

1.76
3.23
Quick Ratio 1.64
WWD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. WWD: 1.64 )
WWD' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 1.95
Current: 1.64

0.95
1.95

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 0.64
WWD's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
82% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. WWD: 0.64 )
WWD' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 2.73
Current: 0.64

0.48
2.73
Dividend Payout 0.13
WWD's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. WWD: 0.13 )
WWD' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.13

0.13
0.91
Dividend growth (3y) 5.80
WWD's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. WWD: 5.80 )
WWD' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 10.7
Current: 5.8

0
10.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.01
WWD's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
76% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. WWD: 1.01 )
WWD' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 3.96
Current: 1.01

0.7
3.96
Share Buyback Rate 1.10
WWD's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. WWD: 1.10 )
WWD' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.1   Max: -14.3
Current: 1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 9.41
WWD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 10.17 vs. WWD: 9.41 )
WWD' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 30.88
Current: 9.41

1.32
30.88
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.50
WWD's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. WWD: 1.50 )
WWD' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 1.74
Current: 1.5

0.83
1.74
Price/Median PS Value 1.17
WWD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. WWD: 1.17 )
WWD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.46
Current: 1.17

0.33
1.46
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.04
WWD's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WWD: 3.04 )
WWD' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 2.96
Current: 3.04

0.44
2.96
Price/Graham Number 2.87
WWD's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
82% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WWD: 2.87 )
WWD' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 5.24
Current: 2.87

0.87
5.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.40
WWD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
82% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. WWD: 6.40 )
WWD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3   Max: 19.1
Current: 6.4

3
19.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.24
WWD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
78% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 13.32 vs. WWD: 9.24 )
WWD' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.6   Max: 35.2
Current: 9.24

-6.6
35.2

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16
Revenue(Mil) 2,107 2,238
EPS($) 2.76 3.25
EPS without NRI($) 2.76 3.25

Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
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Woodward Inc was established in 1870 and incorporated in 1902. The Company is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of energy control and optimization solutions. It designs, produces and services reliable, efficient, low-emission, and high-performance energy control products for diverse applications in challenging environments. It has production and assembly facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia, and promotes its products and services around the world. It operates through the Aerospace and Energy segments. The Aerospace segment offers propulsion control solutions for the turbine powered aircraft, and actuation systems and motion control solutions. The Energy segment includes control solutions for equipment that produce electricity using conventional or renewable energy sources; for the control of power quality, distribution and storage on the electrical grid; and for power equipment used in the extraction, distribution and conversion of renewable fossil fuels in marine, mobile and industrial applications. Its components and integrated systems optimize performance of commercial aircraft, military aircraft, ground vehicles and other equipment, gas and steam turbines, wind turbines, including converters and power grid related equipment, industrial diesel, gas and alternative fuel reciprocating engines, and electrical power systems. Its innovative fluid energy, combustion control, electrical energy, and motion control systems help its customers offer more cost-effective, cleaner, and more reliable equipment. Its customers include OEMs and the end users of their products. Its competitors in aerospace include divisions of UTC Aerospace Systems, Honeywell, Moog and Parker Hannifin. The Company is regulated by federal, state and international environmental laws governing its use, transport and disposal of substances and control of emissions.
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