Shares of Curtiss-Wright Corp. (NYSE:CW) hit a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $90.50 and last traded at $90.06, with a volume of 40,850 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $89.83.

CW has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Curtiss-Wright Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $93.00 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating and issued a $95.00 target price (up from $89.00) on shares of Curtiss-Wright Corp. in a research note on Monday, June 13th. Finally, William Blair assumed coverage on Curtiss-Wright Corp. in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. They issued a “market perform” rating and a $92.00 target price for the company.

The company’s 50 day moving average is $87.33 and its 200 day moving average is $79.35. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.99 billion and a P/E ratio of 23.40.

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

In other Curtiss-Wright Corp. news, Director William W. Dr Sihler sold 797 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 5th. The shares were 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 directly owns 7,521 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $617,173.26. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Allen Kozinski sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $87.20, for a total transaction of $436,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 20,874 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,820,212.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Other institutional investors recently made changes to their positions in the company. New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its position in shares of 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. boosted its position in shares of 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. Royce & Associates LLC boosted its position in shares of 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. Finally, Jennison Associates LLC boosted its position in shares of 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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