Western Forest Products (WEF) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.03 (-5.71%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
838,692 shs
Average Volume
288,106 shs
Market Capitalization
C$156.79 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Western Forest Products MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.00 Rating Score
43.4% Upside
C$0.71 Price Target
Short Interest
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.80mentions of Western Forest Products in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
C$73,250 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.27 out of 5 stars

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About Western Forest Products Stock (TSE:WEF)

Western Forest Products Inc. operates as an integrated softwoods forest products company in Canada, the United States, Japan, China, Europe, and internationally. It is involved in timber harvesting, sawmilling logs into specialty lumber, value-added lumber and glulam remanufacturing, and wholesaling purchased lumber. The company also provides door and window; outdoor structure; and fencing products. Its products have applications in outdoor living, exterior appearance, interior living, industrial, and structural applications. Western Forest Products Inc. was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

WEF Stock Price History

WEF Stock News Headlines

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Raymond James Sticks to Its Hold Rating for Western Forest Prod (WEF)
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Company Calendar

Next Earnings (Estimated)

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Lumber & Wood Production
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
5 Analysts


Net Income
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
C$1.02 billion
Cash Flow
C$0.05 per share
Book Value
C$1.78 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
C$156.79 million
Not Optionable
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Key Executives

  • Mr. J. Steven Hofer (Age 54)
    President, CEO & Non-Independent Director
    Comp: $811.79k
  • Mr. Stephen Williams
    Executive VP & CFO
  • Ms. Alyce Harper
    VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
  • Mr. Bruce Lindsay Alexander
    Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Manufacturing
  • Ms. Jennifer Eileen Foster
    Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Corporate Affairs
  • Babita Khunkhun
    Senior Director of Communications
  • Mr. Glen Douglas Nontell
    Vice President of Corporate Development
  • Mr. Morris Mandziuk

WEF Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Western Forest Products stock right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Western Forest Products in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" WEF shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WEF, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Western Forest Products' stock price target for 2024?

5 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Western Forest Products' stock. Their WEF share price targets range from C$0.60 to C$0.80. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach C$0.71 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 43.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have WEF shares performed in 2024?

Western Forest Products' stock was trading at C$0.71 at the start of the year. Since then, WEF stock has decreased by 30.3% and is now trading at C$0.50.
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When is Western Forest Products' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2024.
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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 Thursday, August 24th. Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.0125 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a $0.05 annualized dividend and a yield of 10.10%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 24th.
Read our dividend analysis for WEF

Is Western Forest Products a good dividend stock?

Western Forest Products (TSE:WEF) pays an annual dividend of C$0.05 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.67%. WEF has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
Read our dividend analysis for WEF.

What other stocks do shareholders of Western Forest Products own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Western Forest Products investors own include AltaGas (ALA), Inter Pipeline (IPL), Canadian National Railway (CNR), Tourmaline Oil (TOU), Teck Resources (TECK.B), Canfor (CFP), Enbridge (ENB), ProMetic Life Sciences (PLI), Whitecap Resources (WCP) and Bombardier, Inc. Class B (BBD.B).

How do I buy shares of Western Forest Products?

Shares of WEF stock and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through an online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the Canadian stock market include BMO InvestorLine, CIBC Investor's Edge, Desjardins Online Brokerage, HSBC InvestDirect, Laurentian Bank Discount Brokerage, National Bank Direct Brokerage, Qtrade Investor, Questrade, RBC Direct Investing, Scotia iTrade, TD Direct Investing, and Virtual Brokers.
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This page (TSE:WEF) was last updated on 5/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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