Woodward, Inc. ( WWD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WWD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that WWD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $36.9, the dividend yield is .87%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WWD was $36.9, representing a -9.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.91 and a 22.35% increase over the 52 week low of $30.16.
WWD is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ). WWD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.06. Zacks Investment Research reports WWD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.75%, compared to an industry average of 8.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WWD Dividend History page.