Media coverage about Curtiss-Wright (NYSE:CW) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Curtiss-Wright earned a news impact score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.2359471108794 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
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Curtiss-Wright stock traded down $2.46 on Thursday, reaching $136.36. 45,596 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 224,119. The company has a quick ratio of 1.73, a current ratio of 2.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53. The stock has a market cap of $6,074.80, a P/E ratio of 28.86, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.92 and a beta of 1.17. Curtiss-Wright has a 1 year low of $82.77 and a 1 year high of $140.07.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, April 12th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 29th will be issued a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 28th. Curtiss-Wright’s payout ratio is currently 12.47%.
Several analysts recently issued reports on CW shares. Robert W. Baird started coverage on Curtiss-Wright in a report on Tuesday, December 5th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $149.00 price target for the company. Wells Fargo upgraded shares of Curtiss-Wright from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $120.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. Stifel Nicolaus raised their price target on shares of Curtiss-Wright from $126.00 to $139.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Curtiss-Wright from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, February 1st. Finally, William Blair reiterated a “market perform” rating on shares of Curtiss-Wright in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $137.63.
In other news, CEO David Charles Adams sold 17,414 shares of Curtiss-Wright stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $135.00, for a total value of $2,350,890.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, VP K Christopher Farkas sold 700 shares of Curtiss-Wright stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $120.25, for a total value of $84,175.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 2,152 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $258,778. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 53,854 shares of company stock valued at $7,000,065 over the last 90 days. 1.10% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
Curtiss-Wright Company Profile
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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