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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.10
WWD's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. WWD: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WWD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.17 Max: N/A
Current: 0.1
Equity to Asset 0.45
WWD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. WWD: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WWD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.45
0.38
0.69
Interest Coverage 10.90
WWD's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
54% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.14 vs. WWD: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WWD' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.54  Med: 9.61 Max: 46.83
Current: 10.9
4.54
46.83
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.62
M-Score: -2.77
WACC vs ROIC
7.94%
10.97%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 13.08
WWD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. WWD: 13.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WWD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.79  Med: 10.65 Max: 14.27
Current: 13.08
3.79
14.27
Net-margin (%) 8.97
WWD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. WWD: 8.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WWD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.1  Med: 7.15 Max: 9.69
Current: 8.97
2.1
9.69
ROE (%) 15.83
WWD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. WWD: 15.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WWD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.45  Med: 14.09 Max: 20.76
Current: 15.83
3.45
20.76
ROA (%) 7.59
WWD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. WWD: 7.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WWD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.06  Med: 7.19 Max: 13.88
Current: 7.59
2.06
13.88
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.02
WWD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. WWD: 24.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WWD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 8.91  Med: 29.96 Max: 44.86
Current: 24.02
8.91
44.86
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.60
WWD's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. WWD: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WWD' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.2  Med: 10.10 Max: 19.5
Current: 6.6
-3.2
19.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.50
WWD's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. WWD: 5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WWD' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -21.3  Med: 13.90 Max: 26.7
Current: 5.5
-21.3
26.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.00
WWD's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. WWD: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WWD' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -36.1  Med: 12.00 Max: 76.5
Current: 9
-36.1
76.5
» WWD's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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 (+741.00%)
NWQ Managers 625,163 sh (+6.00%)
Mario Gabelli 147,700 sh (+0.68%)
Chuck Royce 4,348,224 sh (-6.26%)
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Q4 2014

WWD Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 6,851 sh (New)
Jim Simons 313,784 sh (+83.52%)
Chuck Royce 3,894,924 sh (-10.42%)
Chuck Royce 3,894,924 sh (-10.42%)
Mario Gabelli 126,465 sh (-14.38%)
NWQ Managers 404,940 sh (-35.23%)
Joel Greenblatt 13,707 sh (-89.39%)
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Q1 2015

WWD Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 78,881 sh (+475.48%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Chuck Royce 3,651,624 sh (-6.25%)
Mario Gabelli 118,525 sh (-6.28%)
Jim Simons 177,284 sh (-43.50%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 23.21
WWD's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
50% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 23.60 vs. WWD: 23.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WWD' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.42  Med: 19.69 Max: 27.95
Current: 23.21
5.42
27.95
Forward P/E 15.55
WWD's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 15.48 vs. WWD: 15.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.10
WWD's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
50% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 23.60 vs. WWD: 23.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WWD' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.4  Med: 19.70 Max: 27.93
Current: 23.1
5.4
27.93
P/B 2.72
WWD's P/B is ranked lower than
63% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. WWD: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WWD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.91  Med: 2.59 Max: 5.32
Current: 2.72
0.91
5.32
P/S 1.59
WWD's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. WWD: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WWD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.47 Max: 2.79
Current: 1.59
0.45
2.79
POCF 12.78
WWD's POCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.24 vs. WWD: 12.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WWD' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.11  Med: 14.13 Max: 36.78
Current: 12.78
4.11
36.78
EV-to-EBIT 14.37
WWD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 17.58 vs. WWD: 14.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WWD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.4  Med: 15.30 Max: 20.4
Current: 14.37
5.4
20.4
PEG 3.04
WWD's PEG is ranked lower than
63% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. WWD: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WWD' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.58 Max: 13.17
Current: 3.04
0.22
13.17
Shiller P/E 23.11
WWD's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
53% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 22.74 vs. WWD: 23.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WWD' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.38  Med: 22.99 Max: 52.1
Current: 23.11
8.38
52.1
Current Ratio 3.08
WWD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. WWD: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WWD' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.27  Med: 2.84 Max: 3.61
Current: 3.08
1.27
3.61
Quick Ratio 1.54
WWD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. WWD: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WWD' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.49 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.54
0.67
1.95
Days Inventory 118.46
WWD's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 111.43 vs. WWD: 118.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WWD' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 78.71  Med: 93.35 Max: 119.89
Current: 118.46
78.71
119.89
Days Sales Outstanding 49.16
WWD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 65.64 vs. WWD: 49.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WWD' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 41.01  Med: 62.76 Max: 80.52
Current: 49.16
41.01
80.52

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.74
WWD's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. WWD: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WWD' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.81 Max: 2.73
Current: 0.74
0.46
2.73
Dividend Payout 0.13
WWD's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
87% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. WWD: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
WWD' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.20 Max: 1.6
Current: 0.13
0.1
1.6
Dividend growth (3y) 5.80
WWD's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
51% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. WWD: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
WWD' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 3.70 Max: 10.7
Current: 5.8
0
10.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.06
WWD's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
77% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. WWD: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WWD' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.15 Max: 3.86
Current: 1.06
0.65
3.86
Share Buyback Rate 1.10
WWD's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. WWD: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
WWD' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.1  Med: -0.20 Max: -14.3
Current: 1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 9.17
WWD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
81% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. WWD: 9.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WWD' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.61  Med: 4.59 Max: 134.37
Current: 9.17
1.61
134.37
Price/Projected FCF 1.66
WWD's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
275% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. WWD: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WWD' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.24 Max: 2.24
Current: 1.66
0.52
2.24
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.87
WWD's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
74% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. WWD: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.08
WWD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
170% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. WWD: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WWD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.85 Max: 2.71
Current: 1.08
0.3
2.71
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.48
WWD's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
744% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. WWD: 3.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
WWD' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.15 Max: 3.94
Current: 3.48
0.28
3.94
Price/Graham Number 2.62
WWD's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
266% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. WWD: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WWD' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.86  Med: 2.20 Max: 10.21
Current: 2.62
0.86
10.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.97
WWD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. WWD: 6.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WWD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.9  Med: 6.50 Max: 18.4
Current: 6.97
4.9
18.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.34
WWD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. WWD: 8.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WWD' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -6.6  Med: 14.70 Max: 35.2
Current: 8.34
-6.6
35.2

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18
Revenue(Mil) 2,043 2,176 2,365 2,640
EPS($) 2.72 3.13 3.73 4.30
EPS without NRI($) 2.72 3.13 3.73 4.30

Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
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Traded in other countries:WW1.Germany,
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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