Woodward, Inc. ( WWD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.162 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 05, 2019. Shareholders who purchased WWD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.68% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of WWD was $94.16, representing a -0.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $94.89 and a 37.66% increase over the 52 week low of $68.40.
WWD is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). WWD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.3. Zacks Investment Research reports WWD's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 19.95%, compared to an industry average of 11.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WWD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WWD as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco WilderHill Progressive Energy ETF ( PUW )
- iShares Morningstar Small-Cap ETF ( JKJ )
- NuShares Enhanced Yield US Aggregate Bond ETF ( NUSC )
- iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF ( IWO ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKJ with an decrease of -6.89% over the last 100 days. PUW has the highest percent weighting of WWD at 2.94%.