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Woodward (NYSE:WWD) will announce its earnings results on Tuesday, January 21st. Woodward has set its FY13 guidance at $2.10-2.30 EPS.Individual that wish to listen to the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.

Woodward (NYSE:WWD) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 12th. The company reported $0.76 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $558.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $548.67 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.66 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 5.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Woodward to post $2.23 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2.56 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Woodward (NYSE:WWD) opened at 46.23 on Monday. Woodward has a one year low of $33.49 and a one year high of $46.69. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $44.43 and its 200-day moving average is $41.77. The company has a market cap of $3.148 billion and a P/E ratio of 22.18.

WWD has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Credit Suisse raised their price target on shares of Woodward from $38.00 to $43.00 in a research note to investors on Tuesday, January 14th. On the ratings front, analysts at Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on shares of Woodward in a research note to investors on Wednesday, January 8th. They set a “buy” rating and a $52.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Jefferies Group cut their price target on shares of Woodward from $47.00 to $45.00 in a research note to investors on Friday, November 15th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $45.36.

Woodward, Inc is a designer, manufacturer, and service provider of energy controls and optimization solutions.

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