Woodward 3Q Earnings Pregame Scorecard

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Having hit Wall Street expectations last quarter, Woodward (NASDAQ:WWD) is scheduled to report again on Monday.

Expectations

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Analysts currently expect Woodward to come in with earnings of 40 cents per share on revenues of $468.7 million. Over the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 61 cents.

Stock Movement

The stock fell $4.15 per share between July 9, 2012 and July 12, 2012. Looking at change over the last three months, April 19, 2012 and July 16, 2012, the stock price fell $6.17 (-15.2%), from $40.71 to $34.54.

Company Fundamental Trends

Stock Ratings

Analyst sentiment has been improving recently, as the average rating risen slightly over the past three months.

Last Quarter's Results

In the second quarter, profit rose 20.8% to $38.8 million (55 cents a share) from $32.1 million (46 cents a share) the year earlier, meeting analyst expectations. Revenue rose 11.9% to $468.8 million from $418.9 million.

Summary

Reporting Period: 3Q

Date of Release: Monday, July 23, 2012

EPS: 40 cents

Revenue Estimate: $468.7 million

(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)