Woodward is a a designer, manufacturer and service provider of energy control and optimization solutions. The Company offers such products as actuation systems, air valves, controllers, combustion systems, electrical systems, electronic and emissions controls, engineering services, flight control systems, fuel controls, filters, and injection systems, gears and gearing, genset controllers, heat exchanges, integrated hydraulic manifolds and sensor systems, motors and servomotors, natural gas engine control systems, power station control systems, protection relays, pumps, solenoids and accessories, speed sensors and switches, spark plugs, turbine control systems, valves, and wind converters.

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TypePublic
HQFort Collins, US
Founded1870
Size (employees)8,300 (est)+21%
Websitewoodward.com
Woodward was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Fort Collins, US
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Key People/Management at Woodward

Tom Gendron

Tom Gendron

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President
Robert F. Weber

Robert F. Weber

Vice Chairman Chief Financial Officer
A. Christopher Fawzy

A. Christopher Fawzy

Corporate Vice President General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer
Chad Preiss

Chad Preiss

President Industrial Control Systems
Matt Taylor

Matt Taylor

President Airframe Systems
Dan Bowman

Dan Bowman

Corporate Vice President Strategy and Business Development
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Woodward Office Locations

Woodward has offices in Fort Collins, Loves Park, Fort Lauderdale, Monrovia and in 31 other locations
Fort Collins, US (HQ)
1081 Woodward Way
Avon Lake, US
760 Moore Rd
Duarte, US
1700 Business Center Dr
Fort Lauderdale, US
215 SW 32nd St
Greenville, US
1a 201 Forrester Dr
Loveland, US
3800 Wilson Ave
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Woodward Financials and Metrics

Woodward Revenue

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Woodward's revenue was reported to be $2.33 b in FY, 2018 which is a 10.8% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2018)

2.3b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

10.8%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

606.2m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

26.1%

Net income (FY, 2018)

180.4m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

249.7m

Market capitalization (18-Jan-2019)

4.8b

Closing stock price (18-Jan-2019)

78.1

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

83.6m

EV

4.9b
Woodward's current market capitalization is $4.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

2.0b2.0b2.1b2.3b

Revenue growth, %

2%(1%)4%11%

Cost of goods sold

1.5b1.5b1.5b1.7b

Gross profit

584.6m547.5m572.6m606.2m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

445.1m479.4m507.7m442.9m500.4m548.6m470.1m548.2m588.1m

Cost of goods sold

333.4m346.1m370.7m327.2m365.2m392.8m346.8m401.3m427.9m

Gross profit

111.7m133.2m136.9m115.7m135.2m155.8m123.4m146.9m160.2m

Gross profit Margin, %

25%28%27%26%27%28%26%27%27%
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

82.2m81.1m87.6m83.6m

Accounts Receivable

322.2m343.8m402.2m431.8m

Inventories

447.7m461.7m473.5m549.6m

Current Assets

917.4m944.4m1.0b1.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

84.4m84.7m118.1m80.9m79.0m89.0m85.8m100.1m114.4m

Accounts Receivable

245.9m276.8m291.2m252.8m279.9m317.9m331.4m365.4m386.1m

Inventories

469.8m492.7m500.0m493.8m506.3m508.3m503.5m509.0m589.4m

Current Assets

908.1m892.2m950.5m884.8m910.5m965.6m979.2m1.0b1.1b
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

181.5m180.8m200.5m180.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

75.2m69.0m80.9m116.1m

Inventories

(8.8m)(17.7m)(10.9m)(7.7m)

Accounts Payable

3.0m17.5m64.7m(2.3m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

25.8m66.6m117.7m46.5m84.7m138.3m18.3m56.7m105.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

17.1m32.6m49.9m18.9m39.0m59.6m21.1m43.1m72.1m

Inventories

(25.1m)(45.9m)(56.2m)(37.6m)(48.0m)(48.1m)(28.8m)(32.3m)(46.0m)

Accounts Payable

(56.8m)(10.7m)(6.5m)(54.6m)(23.8m)2.3m(104.1m)(63.7m)(29.6m)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

19.6 x

EV/CFO

16.4 x

Revenue/Employee

337.1k

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.5 x
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Woodward Operating Metrics

Woodward's Backlog was reported to be $1.6b in FY, 2018.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017Q3, 2018FY, 2018

Backlog

$827.87 m$779.68 m$875.19 m$1.02 b$408.85 m$1.65 b
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Woodward Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
L'OrangeApril 09, 2018$859 m
MotoTron CorporationOctober 06, 2008
MPC Products CorpAugust 19, 2008
Leonhard-ReglerbauMarch 06, 2002
Convergence Fuel Systems, LLC (Joint Venture)
Fluid Mechanics, LLC
L’Orange Fuel Injection (Ningbo) Co., LTD
L’Orange Fuel Injection Trading (Suzhou) Co., LTD
MPC Export Corporation
MPC Products Corporation dba Woodward MPC, Inc.
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Woodward Revenue Breakdown

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Woodward revenue breakdown by business segment: 67.0% from Aerospace and 33.0% from Industrial

Woodward revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 58.1% from United States, 23.8% from Europe, 12.2% from Asia and 5.9% from Other Countries

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Woodward News and Updates

Aircraft Ignition System 2019 Global Market Key Players – Woodward, TransDigm, Meggitt, Unison Industrie, Continental Motor, G3I, Electroair, Sky Dynamics – Analysis and Forecast to 2023

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- When Bob Woodward learned that Richard Nixon had been pardoned, the reporter whose investigation led to Nixon's resignation believed the pardon was "the final corruption of Watergate." A quarter of a century later, Woodward learned the truth: In...

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating Woodward, Inc. for Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By Its Board of Directors

NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP, a class action law firm dedicated to representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating a potential breach of fiduciary duty claim involving the board of directors of Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ: WWD). If you are a...

Bob Woodward Explains Why Trump ‘Is A Walking Conflict Of Interest’

The veteran journalist suggested how Trump could start to come clean.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalists Bob Woodward And Carl Bernstein Are The 2019 BOE Forum Speakers At Augustana University

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Nov. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Augustana University and the Center for Western Studies today announced Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein as keynote speakers for the 23rd Boe Forum on Public Affairs keynote speakers to be held Tuesday, March 19, 2019. In the early 1970s,...

Bob Woodward Reveals What Trump Trait Gave Him ‘A Chill’

“I’ve done this for 47 years and when I learned about that, I got a chill."
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Woodward Company Life and Culture

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Woodward Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Woodward founded?

    Woodward was founded in 1870.

  • Who are Woodward key executives?

    Woodward's key executives are Tom Gendron, Robert F. Weber and A. Christopher Fawzy.

  • How many employees does Woodward have?

    Woodward has 8,300 employees.

  • What is Woodward revenue?

    Latest Woodward annual revenue is $2.3 b.

  • What is Woodward revenue per employee?

    Latest Woodward revenue per employee is $280.2 k.

  • Who are Woodward competitors?

    Competitors of Woodward include CenterPoint Energy, Astronics and Encore Wire.

  • Where is Woodward headquarters?

    Woodward headquarters is located at 1081 Woodward Way, Fort Collins.

  • Where are Woodward offices?

    Woodward has offices in Fort Collins, Loves Park, Fort Lauderdale, Monrovia and in 31 other locations.

  • How many offices does Woodward have?

    Woodward has 37 offices.