Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) Director Rita J. Heise purchased 185 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 8th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $122.69 per share, for a total transaction of $22,697.65. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (CW) traded up $1.05 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $125.06. 252,649 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 198,041. The firm has a market cap of $5,520.00, a PE ratio of 25.73, a PEG ratio of 1.92 and a beta of 1.26. The company has a quick ratio of 1.48, a current ratio of 2.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55. Curtiss-Wright Corporation has a one year low of $82.77 and a one year high of $125.61.

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE:CW) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The aerospace company reported $1.43 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.22 by $0.21. The company had revenue of $567.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $539.28 million. Curtiss-Wright had a net margin of 9.70% and a return on equity of 15.60%. Curtiss-Wright’s revenue for the quarter was up 12.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.02 EPS. sell-side analysts anticipate that Curtiss-Wright Corporation will post 4.75 earnings per share for the current year.

Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its position in Curtiss-Wright by 9.5% during the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 1,656 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $152,000 after buying an additional 143 shares during the last quarter. Magnetar Financial LLC purchased a new position in Curtiss-Wright during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $203,000. Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC purchased a new position in Curtiss-Wright during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $212,000. Linscomb & Williams Inc. purchased a new position in Curtiss-Wright during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $212,000. Finally, WASHINGTON TRUST Co purchased a new position in Curtiss-Wright during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $217,000. Institutional investors own 76.17% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Robert W. Baird assumed coverage on shares of Curtiss-Wright in a report on Tuesday, December 5th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $149.00 price target on the stock. Seaport Global Securities restated a “buy” rating on shares of Curtiss-Wright in a report on Friday, October 27th. Bank of America upgraded shares of Curtiss-Wright from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $136.00 price target on the stock in a report on Monday, October 30th. Wells Fargo & Co raised their price target on shares of Curtiss-Wright from $100.00 to $120.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus raised their price target on shares of Curtiss-Wright from $117.00 to $124.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. Curtiss-Wright currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $129.86.

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About Curtiss-Wright

Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a manufacturing and service company that designs, manufactures, and overhauls precision components and provides engineered products and services to the aerospace, defense, power generation and general industrial markets. The Company operates through three segments: Commercial/Industrial, Defense and Power.

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