FORT COLLINS, Colo., Oct. 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) announced today that it will host an Investor and Analyst Conference on December 8, 2017 in New York City. Woodward executives will present the company's strategic and financial positioning, prospects for growth and product initiatives, as well as respond to questions.

The half-day conference will be held at Convene Conference Center, 730 Third Avenue, Seventeenth Floor, New York, New York. Registration and breakfast will begin at 8:00 a.m. EST. Presentations will begin at 9:00 a.m. EST, followed by a question and answer session. Lunch will be provided following the conference.

A live webcast of the conference, including slide presentations, will be accessible the day of the conference at A webcast replay will be available until 11:59 p.m. EST on January 3, 2018.

To attend, please register online at or email Mindy Ritchie at by Monday, November 13, 2017.

About Woodward, Inc.Woodward is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control system solutions and components for the aerospace and industrial markets. The company's innovative fluid, combustion, electrical, and motion control systems help customers offer cleaner, more reliable, and more efficient equipment. Our customers include leading original equipment manufacturers and end users of their products. Woodward is a global company headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. Visit our website at, or connect with us at

The statements in this release concerning the company's future reflect current expectations and are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from projections or any other forward-looking statement and we have no obligation to update our forward-looking statements. Factors that could affect performance and could cause actual results to differ materially from projections and forward-looking statements are described in Woodward's Annual Report and Form 10-K for the year ended September 30, 2016 and any subsequently filed Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q.

CONTACT:Don GuzzardoCorporate Director, Investor Relations and Treasury970-498-3580