CW: Curtiss-Wright Corporation designs and manufactures highly engineered, advanced technologies that perform critical functions in the defense, energy, commercial aerospace and general industrial markets.
Closing Price: 31.2
52-Week Price Range: 26.11-37.54
Ex Dividend: 11/23/10
Pay Date: 12/10/10
Risk: You need to further evaluate CW thoroughly. Well-informed, you decide what to do. Remember that there is risk of loss in all trading. I don’t own any CW shares. Here are the pluses and minuses.
– Beta: 1.18
– Debt: 524.1 million
– Dividend: CW pays a quarterly dividend of $0.08 per share (1.03% yield).
– Earnings: For the fourth quarter of 2010, analysts estimate CW will earn $0.74 per share and that is a 2.77% decrease over the 2009 fourth-quarter earnings per share of $0.76.
+ Free Cash Flow: 2.31
+ Reuters Research Average Rating: Outperform
+ PE: 13.73
+ Price/Book Ratio: 1.28
– Price/Sales Ratio: .77
+ Sales: 1,872.5 million in trailing 12-month sales