Western Forest Products Company Profile (TSE:WEF)

About Western Forest Products (TSE:WEF)

Western Forest Products logoWestern Forest Products Inc. is a softwood forest products company, operating in the coastal region of British Columbia. The Company's primary business includes timber harvesting, reforestation, forest management, sawmilling logs into lumber and wood chips, and lumber remanufacturing. The Company's log and lumber products are sold throughout the world. Its business includes the harvesting of timber, reforestation, forest management, the manufacturing and sale of lumber and wood chips, and the sale of logs. Its Lumber by species include hemlock and balsam; douglas fir; yellow and western red cedar. Its Logs include saw logs and pulp logs. Its eight facilities produce a multitude of products from framing material to timbers, decking and siding; components for doors, windows and moldings, and niche products for customers throughout the world. Its other products include Hem-Fir products, such as Green Hem Fir, Kiln-Dried Hem-Fir and Structural Hem-Fir products, and Sitka Spruce products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Symbol: TSE:WEF
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Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$846.26 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 395,447,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$2.15
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$2.01
  • 52 Week Range: C$1.79 - C$2.35
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 9.11
  • P/E Growth: 0.59
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$1.21 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.70
  • Book Value: C$1.34 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.60
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 3.7%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: C$136.6 million
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 828,921 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 1.45
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Western Forest Products (TSE:WEF)

What is Western Forest Products' stock symbol?

Western Forest Products trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "WEF."

How often does Western Forest Products pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Forest Products?

Western Forest Products declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 17th will be given a dividend of 0.02 per share on Friday, March 17th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.74%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 27th. View Western Forest Products' Dividend History.

Where is Western Forest Products' stock going? Where will Western Forest Products' stock price be in 2017?

5 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Western Forest Products' shares. Their predictions range from C$2.25 to C$2.75. On average, they expect Western Forest Products' share price to reach C$2.49 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Western Forest Products.

Who are some of Western Forest Products' key competitors?

How do I buy Western Forest Products stock?

Shares of Western Forest Products and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Western Forest Products stock cost?

One share of Western Forest Products stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$2.14.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Western Forest Products (TSE:WEF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: C$2.49

Analysts' Ratings History for Western Forest Products (TSE:WEF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/10/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetC$2.25 -> C$2.50View Rating Details
5/5/2017TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyC$2.75View Rating Details
5/4/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperformC$2.45View Rating Details
4/19/2017Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformC$2.25View Rating Details
2/17/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperformC$2.50View Rating Details
3/21/2016Dundee SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyC$2.80View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Western Forest Products (TSE:WEF)
Earnings by Quarter for Western Forest Products (TSE:WEF)
Earnings History by Quarter for Western Forest Products (TSE:WEF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/30/2014$0.07$0.07$296.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014$0.06$0.06$246.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Western Forest Products (TSE:WEF)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.29
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.09$0.09$0.09
Q2 20171$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q3 20171$0.07$0.07$0.07
Q4 20171$0.07$0.07$0.07
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Western Forest Products (TSE:WEF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/27/2017Quarterly$0.023.72%2/27/20173/17/20173/17/2017
11/29/2016Quarterly$0.024.28%11/29/201612/16/201612/16/2016
8/30/2016Quarterly$0.023.81%8/30/20169/16/20169/16/2016
5/30/2016Quarterly$0.023.43%5/30/20166/17/20166/17/2016
2/29/2016Quarterly$0.023.88%2/29/20163/18/20163/18/2016
11/30/2015Quarterly$0.023.65%11/30/201512/18/201512/18/2015
8/10/2015Quarterly$0.024.28%8/28/20159/1/20159/18/2015
5/11/2015Quarterly$0.023.62%5/28/20156/1/20156/19/2015
2/20/2015Quarterly$0.023.57%2/26/20153/2/20153/20/2015
11/17/2014quarterly$0.023.27%11/27/201412/1/201412/19/2014
8/13/2014quarterly$0.023.24%8/28/20149/2/20149/19/2014
5/13/2014quarterly$0.023.38%5/29/20146/2/20146/20/2014
2/24/2014quarterly$0.023.09%2/27/20143/3/20143/21/2014
11/25/2013quarterly$0.024.79%11/28/201312/2/201312/20/2013
8/19/2013quarterly$0.028/30/20139/20/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Western Forest Products (TSE:WEF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Western Forest Products (TSE:WEF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Western Forest Products (TSE:WEF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/17/2017Daniel Louis NocenteDirectorBuy21,000C$2.17C$45,570.00
5/16/2017Stephen D.A. WilliamsInsiderBuy18,100C$2.19C$39,639.00
5/15/2017Daniel Louis NocenteDirectorBuy25,000C$2.18C$54,500.00
5/9/2017Michael T WaitesDirectorBuy20,000C$2.14C$42,800.00
5/8/2017Daniel Louis NocenteDirectorBuy50,000C$2.14C$107,000.00
2/24/2017Barrie ShinetonDirectorBuy45,000C$2.14C$96,300.00
6/7/2016Daniel Louis NocenteDirectorBuy2,600C$2.30C$5,980.00
2/26/2016Daniel Louis NocenteDirectorBuy7,000C$2.08C$14,560.00
2/24/2016Stephen D.A. WilliamsInsiderBuy4,000C$1.98C$7,900.00
9/25/2015Shannon JanzenInsiderBuy12,000C$1.71C$20,520.00
9/24/2015Stephen D.A. WilliamsInsiderBuy8,500C$1.68C$14,280.00
9/18/2015Stephen D.A. WilliamsInsiderBuy25,000C$1.68C$42,000.00
5/22/2015Anton Sebastien PeifferInsiderSell30,000C$2.22C$66,600.00
3/19/2015Richard Orval ForgaardInsiderBuy40,500C$1.91C$77,355.00
12/11/2014Michael T WaitesDirectorBuy15,000C$2.44C$36,600.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Western Forest Products (TSE:WEF)
Latest Headlines for Western Forest Products (TSE:WEF)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Forest Products, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WEF-CA : May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 9:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDaniel Louis Nocente Buys 21,000 Shares of Western Forest Products Inc (WEF) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 4:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestern Forest Products Inc (WEF) Insider Buys C$39,639.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 10:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: Western Forest Products Inc (WEF) Director Buys 25,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 4:28 PM
baystreet.ca logoFutures Stumble Wednesday
www.baystreet.ca - May 12 at 4:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WEF.TO earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 7:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 4:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestern Forest Products Inc (WEF) Director Purchases C$107,000.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 1:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: Western Forest Products Inc (WEF) Director Acquires 20,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 4:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestern Forest Products Inc (WEF) Price Target Increased to C$2.50 by Analysts at CIBC
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 2:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestern Forest Products Inc (WEF) Given a C$2.75 Price Target by TD Securities Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 3:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestern Forest Products Inc (WEF) PT Set at C$2.45 by Scotiabank
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 4:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Forest Products Inc. Confirms Record Date of Second Quarter 2017 Dividend
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 6:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Announces First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 6:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestern Forest Products Inc (WEF) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 4:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Forest Products, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WEF-CA : May 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 10:12 AM
nasdaq.com logoSoftwood lumber dispute fires up trade fight between Canada, U.S. - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - April 26 at 5:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoResearch Reports Initiated on Basic Materials Stocks: West Fraser Timber, Canfor, Western Forest Products, and Interfor - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:13 PM
nasdaq.com logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX up with banks, energy stocks; lumber stocks rally - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - April 26 at 8:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Forest Products, Inc. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:WEF) : April 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 1:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Forest Products, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WEF-CA : April 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 3:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestern Forest Products Inc (WEF) Lowered to "Sector Perform" at Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 11:27 AM
fool.ca logoWhy Western Forest Products Inc. Has Soared Almost 20% Since the Beginning of the Year - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - April 11 at 9:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Western Forest Products, Inc. : April 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 8:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Forest Products Announces Release Date of First Quarter 2017 Results and Conference Call Details - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 8 at 8:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Forest Products Announces Release Date of First Quarter 2017 Results and Conference Call Details
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 6:29 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Western Forest Products Inc reports Q4 EPS C$0.09
www.reuters.com - February 17 at 5:10 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Western Forest Products Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close
biz.yahoo.com - February 17 at 7:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Announces Fourth Quarter And Fiscal 2016 Year-End Results
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 7:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Forest Products Inc. Confirms Record Date of First Quarter 2017 Dividend
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 7:16 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Western Forest Products announces closure of its South Vancouver island remanufacturing plant
www.reuters.com - January 25 at 9:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Forest Products Inc. Announces Remanufacturing Consolidation
finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 9:45 PM
fool.ca logoShould You Buy Western Forest Products Inc. for Income?
www.fool.ca - January 25 at 4:31 PM
nasdaq.com logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX Jumps 1 pct as oil rally boosts energy stocks; Trump eyed - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - January 20 at 3:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Forest Products Announces Release Date of Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2016 Results and Conference Call Details
finance.yahoo.com - January 16 at 12:18 PM

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