Could Woodward Inc (NASDAQ:WWD) See a Reversal After Less Sellers Came In?

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.36 in Q1 2019. Its up 0.37, from 0.99 in 2018Q4. It improved, as 16 investors sold Woodward, Inc. shares while 82 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 75 raised stakes. 44.69 million shares or 3.11% less from 46.12 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported.
The Virginia-based Virginia Retirement Et Al has invested 0.01% in Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD). Utd Svcs Automobile Association holds 0% or 8,507 shares. Lazard Asset Lc holds 0% or 28,016 shares in its portfolio. Proshare Advisors Limited Liability stated it has 10,710 shares. Leavell Mngmt owns 0.05% invested in Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) for 4,550 shares. California-based First Republic Management Inc has invested 0% in Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD). Swiss Bank holds 0.01% or 101,300 shares. Wellington Gp Llp reported 577,110 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Price T Rowe Md has 0.01% invested in Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) for 512,428 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Systems invested in 0.02% or 129,556 shares. Stone Run Cap Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 2.29% in Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD). Renaissance Technologies Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 11,884 shares. Guggenheim Capital Limited Liability Company accumulated 7,534 shares. Bbva Compass Fincl Bank stated it has 0.07% in Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD). 13,124 were accumulated by Regions Finance.

Since January 29, 2019, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 selling transactions for $12.25 million activity. On Friday, February 1 the insider GENDRON THOMAS A sold $1.84 million. On Thursday, January 31 COHN JOHN D sold $669,128 worth of Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) or 7,600 shares. 6,000 Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) shares with value of $542,895 were sold by Taylor Matthew Freeman. The insider Preiss Chad Robert sold 14,000 shares worth $1.26 million.

The stock of Woodward Inc (NASDAQ:WWD) registered a decrease of 12.39% in short interest. WWD’s total short interest was 894,300 shares in July as published by FINRA. Its down 12.39% from 1.02M shares, reported previously. With 370,700 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 2 days to cover their WWD’s short positions. The short interest to Woodward Inc’s float is 1.59%.

The stock increased 1.98% or $2.25 during the last trading session, reaching $115.89. About 258,276 shares traded. Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) has risen 48.85% since July 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 44.42% the S&P500.

Woodward, Inc. designs, manufactures, and services energy control and optimization solutions for the aerospace, industrial, and energy markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $7.20 billion. The Company’s Aerospace segment provides fuel pumps, metering units, actuators, air valves, specialty valves, fuel nozzles, and thrust reverser actuation systems for turbine engines and nacelles; and flight deck controls, actuators, servocontrols, motors, and sensors for aircraft that are used on commercial and private aircrafts and helicopters, as well as in military fixed-wing aircrafts and rotorcrafts, weapons, and defense systems. It has a 29.73 P/E ratio. It also offers aftermarket repair, overhaul, and other services to commercial airlines, turbine original equipment maker repair facilities, military depots, third party repair shops, and other end users.

More notable recent Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Woodward (WWD) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Q2 Release – Nasdaq” on April 15, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Woodward Schedules Fiscal 2019 Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call – GlobeNewswire” published on April 15, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Interesting WWD Put And Call Options For May 17th – Nasdaq” on April 09, 2019. More interesting news about Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Woodward, Inc. 2019 Q2 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” published on April 29, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Woodward (WWD) Soars to 52-Week High, Time to Cash Out? – Nasdaq” with publication date: June 07, 2019.

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