NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Woodward (Nasdaq: WWD) is Monday, May 16, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $36.50 as of 9:33 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.8%. The average volume for Woodward has been 271,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Woodward has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are unchanged year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Woodward, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and servicing of energy control and optimization solutions for commercial and military aircraft and ground vehicles, turbines, reciprocating engines, and electrical power system equipment worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.1, below the average industrial industry P/E ratio of 21.3 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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