Shares of Curtiss-Wright Corp. (NYSE:CW) hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $90.27 and last traded at $90.00, with a volume of 86,512 shares. The stock had previously closed at $89.32.

Several research firms have weighed in on CW. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $95.00 price target (up previously from $89.00) on shares of Curtiss-Wright Corp. in a report on Monday, June 13th. Zacks Investment Research raised Curtiss-Wright Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $93.00 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. Finally, William Blair began coverage on Curtiss-Wright Corp. in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. They issued a “market perform” rating and a $92.00 price target on the stock.

The company’s 50-day moving average is $85.94 and its 200 day moving average is $78.28. The stock has a market cap of $4.00 billion and a PE ratio of 23.42.

Curtiss-Wright Corp. (NYSE:CW) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 27th. The company reported $0.88 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.07. The firm earned $532.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $523.84 million. The business’s revenue was down 2.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.83 EPS. Equities research analysts anticipate that Curtiss-Wright Corp. will post $4.10 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Director William W. Dr Sihler sold 797 shares of Curtiss-Wright Corp. stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $82.06, for a total value of $65,401.82. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 7,521 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $617,173.26. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CEO David Charles Adams sold 14,414 shares of Curtiss-Wright Corp. stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $81.46, for a total value of $1,174,164.44. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 60,031 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,890,125.26. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of hedge funds recently added to or reduced their stakes in CW. Royce & Associates LLC raised its stake in Curtiss-Wright Corp. by 70.0% in the fourth quarter. Royce & Associates LLC now owns 34,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,329,000 after buying an additional 14,000 shares in the last quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department bought a new stake in Curtiss-Wright Corp. during the fourth quarter valued at about $2,442,000. New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its stake in Curtiss-Wright Corp. by 3.6% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 53,799 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,685,000 after buying an additional 1,889 shares in the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its stake in Curtiss-Wright Corp. by 2.1% in the fourth quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 308,502 shares of the company’s stock valued at $21,133,000 after buying an additional 6,443 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Jennison Associates LLC raised its stake in Curtiss-Wright Corp. by 0.9% in the fourth quarter. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 838,270 shares of the company’s stock valued at $57,421,000 after buying an additional 7,871 shares in the last quarter.

Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a provider of engineered products and services to the commercial, defense, energy and industrial markets. The Company operates through three segments: Commercial/Industrial, which provides a diversified offering of engineered products and services supporting applications primarily across the commercial aerospace and general industrial markets; Defense, which consists of businesses that primarily provide products to the defense markets and to the commercial aerospace market, and Power, which consists of businesses that primarily provide products to the power generation markets and to the naval defense market.

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