FORT COLLINS – Woodward (NASDAQ: WWD), an independent designer, manufacturer and service provider of control solutions for the aerospace and energy markets, recently announced its financial results for the fiscal third quarter of 2013, showing an increase in net sales for the same period in 2012 of 5%, posting sales of $483.8 million for the 2013 quarter compared to $460.2 million in 2012. Earnings per share for the quarter were $0.34, including specific charges of $0.17, compared to $0.40 per share reorted for the third quarter of 2012. For the nine months ending June 30, 2013 net sales were $1.378 billion, compared with $1.337 for the same period in 2012. Visit the company website at for details.