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Western Forest Products (WEF) Competitors

C$0.46
+0.01 (+2.21%)
(As of 07/17/2024 ET)

WEF vs. PL, ADN, GDL, GFP, CFF, EVA, WFG, SJ, CFP, and IFP

Should you be buying Western Forest Products stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Western Forest Products include Pinnacle Renewable Energy (PL), Acadian Timber (ADN), Goodfellow (GDL), GreenFirst Forest Products (GFP), Conifex Timber (CFF), Enviva (EVA), West Fraser Timber (WFG), Stella-Jones (SJ), Canfor (CFP), and Interfor (IFP). These companies are all part of the "lumber & wood production" industry.

Western Forest Products vs.

Pinnacle Renewable Energy (TSE:PL) and Western Forest Products (TSE:WEF) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, dividends, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, profitability, community ranking, institutional ownership and valuation.

50.0% of Western Forest Products shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Western Forest Products shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, Western Forest Products had 3 more articles in the media than Pinnacle Renewable Energy. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for Western Forest Products and 0 mentions for Pinnacle Renewable Energy. Western Forest Products' average media sentiment score of 0.00 beat Pinnacle Renewable Energy's score of -0.54 indicating that Pinnacle Renewable Energy is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Pinnacle Renewable Energy Neutral
Western Forest Products Negative

Pinnacle Renewable Energy has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Western Forest Products. Western Forest Products is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Pinnacle Renewable Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Pinnacle Renewable EnergyC$490.50M0.00-C$5.04M-C$0.15N/A
Western Forest ProductsC$993.20M0.15-C$59.20M-C$0.19-2.43

Western Forest Products received 355 more outperform votes than Pinnacle Renewable Energy when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 69.16% of users gave Western Forest Products an outperform vote while only 62.69% of users gave Pinnacle Renewable Energy an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Pinnacle Renewable EnergyOutperform Votes
42
62.69%
Underperform Votes
25
37.31%
Western Forest ProductsOutperform Votes
397
69.16%
Underperform Votes
177
30.84%

Pinnacle Renewable Energy has a net margin of 0.00% compared to Pinnacle Renewable Energy's net margin of -5.96%. Western Forest Products' return on equity of 0.00% beat Pinnacle Renewable Energy's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Pinnacle Renewable EnergyN/A N/A N/A
Western Forest Products -5.96%-9.90%-5.59%

Pinnacle Renewable Energy pays an annual dividend of C$0.26 per share. Western Forest Products pays an annual dividend of C$0.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 10.8%. Pinnacle Renewable Energy pays out -173.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Western Forest Products pays out -26.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Western Forest Products has a consensus price target of C$0.69, indicating a potential upside of 49.19%.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Pinnacle Renewable Energy
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Western Forest Products
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

Summary

Western Forest Products beats Pinnacle Renewable Energy on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

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WEF vs. The Competition

MetricWestern Forest ProductsLumber & Wood Production IndustryMaterials SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$146.50MC$1.48BC$2.90BC$5.55B
Dividend Yield6.67%16.13%5.29%5.57%
P/E Ratio-2.4362.83146.8924.75
Price / Sales0.1520.00931,045.74759.35
Price / Cash10.1816.7623.3380.14
Price / Book0.250.843.693.45
Net Income-C$59.20M-C$41.00MC$161.20MC$289.85M
7 Day Performance2.78%1.22%1.70%2.55%
1 Month Performance-7.50%-1.43%1.84%5.37%
1 Year Performance-55.95%-22.62%19.90%27.94%

Western Forest Products Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PL
Pinnacle Renewable Energy
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/AN/AN/AC$376.63MC$490.50M-74.77415
ADN
Acadian Timber
2.3346 of 5 stars
2.33 / 5 stars
C$16.98
-0.2%
C$19.63
+15.6%
+4.7%C$295.28MC$99.92M9.765Upcoming Earnings
GDL
Goodfellow
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
C$14.14
+0.6%
N/A-0.3%C$120.33MC$512.23M8.17687Earnings Report
GFP
GreenFirst Forest Products
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
C$0.43
-4.4%
N/A-66.8%C$76.36MC$403.57M-1.791,100News Coverage
Gap Down
CFF
Conifex Timber
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
C$0.40
flat
C$1.13
+181.3%
-73.0%C$16.17MC$141.16M-0.52287Gap Up
EVA
Enviva
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/AN/AN/A$0.00N/A0.002,020Gap Up
High Trading Volume
WFG
West Fraser Timber
0.1585 of 5 stars
0.16 / 5 stars
C$101.94
-0.2%
C$115.00
+12.8%
-7.6%C$8.08BC$6.45B-68.8810,800Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
SJ
Stella-Jones
0.7003 of 5 stars
0.70 / 5 stars
C$90.78
+1.8%
C$89.57
-1.3%
+38.0%C$5.14BC$3.38B15.262,900Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
CFP
Canfor
1.6586 of 5 stars
1.66 / 5 stars
C$13.59
-1.6%
C$21.17
+55.8%
-34.0%C$1.61BC$5.42B-6.537,580
IFP
Interfor
2.4547 of 5 stars
2.45 / 5 stars
C$15.37
-2.7%
C$26.00
+69.2%
-32.9%C$790.79MC$3.30B-2.655,390

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This page (TSE:WEF) was last updated on 7/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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