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Canfor (CFP) Competitors

C$15.19
-0.39 (-2.50%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)

CFP vs. IFP, SJ, SEA, LIF, DPM, OGC, SSL, CG, TXG, and FVI

Should you be buying Canfor stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Canfor include Interfor (IFP), Stella-Jones (SJ), Seabridge Gold (SEA), Labrador Iron Ore Royalty (LIF), Dundee Precious Metals (DPM), OceanaGold (OGC), Sandstorm Gold (SSL), Centerra Gold (CG), Torex Gold Resources (TXG), and Fortuna Silver Mines (FVI). These companies are all part of the "basic materials" sector.

Canfor vs.

Interfor (TSE:IFP) and Canfor (TSE:CFP) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, community ranking, risk, media sentiment and valuation.

Canfor has a net margin of -6.01% compared to Canfor's net margin of -8.05%. Interfor's return on equity of -7.71% beat Canfor's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Interfor-8.05% -14.20% -2.61%
Canfor -6.01%-7.71%-5.08%

In the previous week, Canfor had 2 more articles in the media than Interfor. MarketBeat recorded 9 mentions for Canfor and 7 mentions for Interfor. Interfor's average media sentiment score of -0.25 beat Canfor's score of -0.48 indicating that Canfor is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Interfor
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Canfor
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Interfor has a beta of 2.61, indicating that its stock price is 161% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Canfor has a beta of 2.16, indicating that its stock price is 116% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Interfor has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Canfor. Canfor is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Interfor, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
InterforC$3.32B0.28-C$266.80M-C$5.19-3.51
CanforC$5.43B0.33-C$326.10M-C$2.71-5.61

Interfor presently has a consensus price target of C$27.60, indicating a potential upside of 51.65%. Canfor has a consensus price target of C$23.20, indicating a potential upside of 52.73%. Given Interfor's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Canfor is more favorable than Interfor.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Interfor
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.80
Canfor
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.80

Canfor received 161 more outperform votes than Interfor when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 75.28% of users gave Canfor an outperform vote while only 71.68% of users gave Interfor an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
InterforOutperform Votes
448
71.68%
Underperform Votes
177
28.32%
CanforOutperform Votes
609
75.28%
Underperform Votes
200
24.72%

50.9% of Interfor shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 15.2% of Canfor shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Interfor shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 53.7% of Canfor shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Canfor beats Interfor on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding CFP and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of TSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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CFP vs. The Competition

MetricCanforLumber & Wood Production IndustryMaterials SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$1.81BC$1.42BC$2.98BC$5.30B
Dividend Yield2.38%16.14%5.07%5.51%
P/E Ratio-5.6154.45135.8524.24
Price / Sales0.3327.09952,642.071,264.80
Price / Cash1.7916.7623.7379.53
Price / Book0.470.863.853.14
Net Income-C$326.10M-C$53.61MC$175.81MC$298.22M
7 Day Performance-3.25%-2.12%1.95%-0.49%
1 Month Performance-9.48%0.82%13.83%15.80%
1 Year Performance-28.04%-11.90%184.10%18.47%

Canfor Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
IFP
Interfor
1.8351 of 5 stars
C$20.42
-2.4%
C$27.80
+36.1%
-16.3%C$1.05BC$3.32B-3.935,390Analyst Report
News Coverage
Positive News
SJ
Stella-Jones
3.1729 of 5 stars
C$79.13
+0.2%
C$93.57
+18.3%
+49.9%C$4.49BC$3.32B14.082,900Analyst Report
SEA
Seabridge Gold
0.6235 of 5 stars
C$21.98
+2.1%
C$25.00
+13.7%
+18.3%C$1.85BN/A-54.95N/ANews Coverage
LIF
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty
0.7631 of 5 stars
C$28.82
+0.1%
C$32.50
+12.8%
-5.8%C$1.84BC$200.17M9.90N/ANews Coverage
DPM
Dundee Precious Metals
4.0327 of 5 stars
C$10.09
-2.5%
C$13.34
+32.2%
+1.2%C$1.83BC$520.09M7.59147,000Positive News
OGC
OceanaGold
1.5428 of 5 stars
C$3.02
-0.7%
C$3.88
+28.3%
N/AC$2.14BC$1.03B18.88N/AAnalyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News
SSL
Sandstorm Gold
4.235 of 5 stars
C$7.33
+2.7%
C$9.46
+29.0%
-10.0%C$2.18BC$179.64M38.582,020Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
CG
Centerra Gold
2.5857 of 5 stars
C$8.10
+0.4%
C$10.21
+26.0%
-17.4%C$1.75BC$1.09B-15.581,825Analyst Report
News Coverage
Positive News
TXG
Torex Gold Resources
3.1383 of 5 stars
C$19.57
-0.5%
C$23.39
+19.5%
-13.0%C$1.68BC$882.60M6.13852News Coverage
FVI
Fortuna Silver Mines
0.3436 of 5 stars
C$5.44
+4.6%
C$5.70
+4.8%
+17.7%C$1.67BC$842.43M-10.461,232Insider Selling

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This page (TSE:CFP) was last updated on 4/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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