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NYSE:WFG

West Fraser Timber Stock Forecast, Price & News

$75.72
+3.60 (+4.99%)
(As of 06/24/2022 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$71.78
$75.88
50-Day Range
$72.12
$94.26
52-Week Range
$64.72
$102.61
Volume
554,379 shs
Average Volume
363,774 shs
Market Capitalization
$7.52 billion
P/E Ratio
2.53
Dividend Yield
1.66%
Price Target
$143.32
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WFG Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Overall MarketRank

2.74 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

30th out of 242 stocks

Sawmills & Planing Mills, General Industry

1st out of 2 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.6Community Rank: 4.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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About West Fraser Timber (NYSE:WFG)

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd., a diversified wood products company, engages in manufacturing, selling, marketing, and distributing lumber, engineered wood products, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and other residuals and renewable energy. It offers spruce-pine-fir and southern yellow pine lumber, treated wood products, medium density fiberboard panels and plywood, oriented strand board, and laminated veneer lumber wood products. The company also provides northern bleached softwood Kraft pulp and bleached chemical thermo-mechanical pulp used to produce various paper products, including printing and writing papers, specialty grades, and various tissue products. It sells its products to major retail chains, contractor supply yards, and wholesalers, as well as industrial customers for further processing or as components for other products in Canada, the United States, China, Europe, Asia, and other countries. West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. was founded in 1955 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Sawmills & planing mills, general
Sub-Industry
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
11,000
Year Founded
N/A

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/5 Dividend
3/17/2022
Dividend Payable
4/05/2022
Last Earnings
4/28/2022
Ex-Dividend for 7/8 Dividend
6/21/2022
Today
6/24/2022
Dividend Payable
7/08/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$143.32
High Stock Price Forecast
$175.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$118.60
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+89.3%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.2
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.95 billion
Pretax Margin
39.42%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$10.52 billion
Cash Flow
$33.80 per share
Book Value
$73.87 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
$7.52 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
-0.32














West Fraser Timber Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell West Fraser Timber stock right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for West Fraser Timber in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" West Fraser Timber stock.
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What is West Fraser Timber's stock price forecast for 2022?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for West Fraser Timber's shares. Their WFG stock forecasts range from $118.60 to $175.00. On average, they anticipate West Fraser Timber's stock price to reach $143.32 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 89.3% from the stock's current price.
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How has West Fraser Timber's stock performed in 2022?

West Fraser Timber's stock was trading at $95.36 at the beginning of the year. Since then, WFG stock has decreased by 20.6% and is now trading at $75.72.
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Are investors shorting West Fraser Timber?

West Fraser Timber saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,960,000 shares, an increase of 30.7% from the May 15th total of 3,030,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 385,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 10.3 days. Approximately 5.6% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is West Fraser Timber's next earnings date?

West Fraser Timber is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 27th 2022.
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How were West Fraser Timber's earnings last quarter?

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (NYSE:WFG) announced its earnings results on Thursday, April, 28th. The company reported $10.25 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $10.02 by $0.23. The business had revenue of $3.11 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.83 billion. West Fraser Timber had a net margin of 29.88% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 42.84%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 32.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $6.96 earnings per share.
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How often does West Fraser Timber pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for West Fraser Timber?

West Fraser Timber declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 9th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, July 8th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 21st. This is an increase from West Fraser Timber's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25.
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Is West Fraser Timber a good dividend stock?

West Fraser Timber(NYSE:WFG) pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.66%. The dividend payout ratio of West Fraser Timber is 4.01%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, West Fraser Timber will have a dividend payout ratio of 7.22% next year. This indicates that West Fraser Timber will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are West Fraser Timber's key executives?

West Fraser Timber's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Raymond W. Ferris, Pres, CEO & Corp. Director (Age 59, Pay $2.05M)
  • Mr. Christopher A. Virostek CA, CPA, HBBA, VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 49, Pay $795k)
  • Mr. Sean P. McLaren, Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Peter C. Wijnbergen, Pres of Engineered Wood (Age 60, Pay $1.19M)
  • Ms. Robin A. Lampard, Sr. Vice-Pres of Fin.
  • Mr. Chuck H. Watkins, Vice-Pres of Capital & Technology
  • Mr. Robert B. Winslow C.F.A., Director of Investor Relations & Corp. Devel.
  • Mr. Christopher D. McIver, Sr. Vice-Pres of Marketing & Corp. Devel.
  • Mr. Alan Anthony Caputo, VP of HR
  • Mr. Keith D. Carter, Sr. Vice-Pres of Western Canada

What is West Fraser Timber's stock symbol?

West Fraser Timber trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WFG."

Who are West Fraser Timber's major shareholders?

West Fraser Timber's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (3.18%), Mackenzie Financial Corp (1.56%), Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc. (1.30%), Allianz Asset Management GmbH (1.14%), Kempen Capital Management N.V. (0.99%) and Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd. (0.98%).

Which institutional investors are selling West Fraser Timber stock?

WFG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Bank of America Corp DE, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Pendal Group Ltd, Mackenzie Financial Corp, SIG North Trading ULC, AGF Investments Inc., and Royal Bank of Canada.

Which institutional investors are buying West Fraser Timber stock?

WFG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scotia Capital Inc., Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, 1832 Asset Management L.P., BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, EHP Funds Inc., and Kempen Capital Management N.V..

How do I buy shares of West Fraser Timber?

Shares of WFG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is West Fraser Timber's stock price today?

One share of WFG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $75.72.

How much money does West Fraser Timber make?

West Fraser Timber (NYSE:WFG) has a market capitalization of $7.52 billion and generates $10.52 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.95 billion in net income (profit) each year or $29.899990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does West Fraser Timber have?

West Fraser Timber employs 11,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact West Fraser Timber?

The official website for West Fraser Timber is www.westfraser.com. The company can be reached via phone at (604) 895-2700 or via email at [email protected].

This page (NYSE:WFG) was last updated on 6/24/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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