Owners of Woodward (NASDAQ: WWD) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $40.40 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.8%. The average volume for Woodward has been 288,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Shares are up 2.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. Woodward, Inc. designs, manufactures, and services energy control and optimization solutions for the aerospace and energy markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.68. TheStreet Ratings rates Woodward as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Woodward Ratings Report now.