Short Interest Reporting: Can Woodward Incorporated (NASDAQ:WWD)’s Tomorrow Be Different? The Stock Had Decline in Shorts

November 21, 2016 - By Darrin Black   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest Reporting: Can Woodward Incorporated (NASDAQ:WWD)’s Tomorrow Be Different? The Stock Had Decline in Shorts

The stock of Woodward Incorporated (NASDAQ:WWD) registered a decrease of 1.73% in short interest. WWD’s total short interest was 2.58M shares in November as published by FINRA. Its down 1.73% from 2.62M shares, reported previously. With 175,100 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 15 days to cover their WWD’s short positions. The short interest to Woodward Incorporated’s float is 4.67%. About 245,847 shares traded hands. Woodward Inc (NASDAQ:WWD) has risen 27.28% since April 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.42% the S&P500.

Woodward, Inc. is a designer, manufacturer, and service well-known provider of energy controls and optimization solutions. The company has a market cap of $4.15 billion. The Firm has production and assembly facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia, and promotes its services and products through its worldwide locations. It has a 23.61 P/E ratio. The Company’s is engaged in providing energy control and optimization solutions for the aerospace and energy markets.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 0.89 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.01, from 0.88 in 2016Q1. The ratio is positive, as 16 funds sold all Woodward Inc shares owned while 96 reduced positions. 34 funds bought stakes while 64 increased positions. They now own 45.92 million shares or 0.80% less from 46.29 million shares in 2016Q1.
Retirement Sys Of Alabama holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Woodward Inc (NASDAQ:WWD) for 70,940 shares. The Kansas-based Waddell Reed Fincl has invested 0.18% in Woodward Inc (NASDAQ:WWD). Crawford Counsel has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Woodward Inc (NASDAQ:WWD). Pennsylvania Trust Com accumulated 0.06% or 12,000 shares. Rhumbline Advisers holds 117,332 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Kennedy has invested 0.63% of its portfolio in Woodward Inc (NASDAQ:WWD). Louisiana State Employees Retirement System reported 14,600 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Northern Trust holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Woodward Inc (NASDAQ:WWD) for 1.08M shares. Beck Mack And Oliver Ltd Com holds 0.09% or 41,771 shares in its portfolio. Legal & General Grp Plc owns 28,200 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Bank Of The West last reported 0.04% of its portfolio in the stock. Sentinel Asset Management holds 0.27% or 202,147 shares in its portfolio. California Public Employees Retirement Systems has 145,800 shares for 0.01% of their US portfolio. The Ohio-based Fifth Third Retail Bank has invested 0.01% in Woodward Inc (NASDAQ:WWD). Vanguard Grp Inc Inc reported 4.04M shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

Insider Transactions: Since July 28, 2016, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $835,794 net activity. $479,993 worth of Woodward Inc (NASDAQ:WWD) was sold by PETROVICH MARY L on Thursday, July 28. Fawzy Christopher had sold 6,000 shares worth $355,801.

Woodward Inc (NASDAQ:WWD) Ratings Coverage

Out of 4 analysts covering Woodward Governor (NASDAQ:WWD), 1 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 25% are positive. Woodward Governor has been the topic of 8 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The company was initiated on Friday, September 16 by Barrington Research. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 15 by Maxim Group. The company was initiated on Monday, September 14 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Woodward Inc (NASDAQ:WWD) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 11 by Maxim Group.

WWD Company Profile

Woodward, Inc., incorporated on November 18, 1976, is a designer, manufacturer, and service well-known provider of energy controls and optimization solutions. The Firm has production and assembly facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia, and promotes its services and products through its worldwide locations. The Company’s is engaged in providing energy control and optimization solutions for the aerospace and energy markets. The Firm focuses primarily on original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and equipment packagers, partnering with them to bring component and system solutions to their demanding applications. The Firm operates in two divisions: Aerospace and Energy. The Firm also provides aftermarket repair, replacement and other service support for its installed products.

More news for Woodward Inc (NASDAQ:WWD) were recently published by: Reuters.com, which released: “BRIEF-Woodward Inc reports Q4 earnings per share $0.99” on November 14, 2016. Reuters.com‘s article titled: “BRIEF-Sagar Patel of Woodward Inc joins Kennametal board of directors” and published on September 01, 2016 is yet another important article.

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