Woodward, Inc. ( WWD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 15, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WWD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 11th quarter that WWD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $51.36, the dividend yield is .62%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WWD was $51.36, representing a -7.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.76 and a 35.16% increase over the 52 week low of $38.
WWD is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). WWD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.45. Zacks Investment Research reports WWD's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.55%, compared to an industry average of 21.5%.
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