TSE:WFT - West Fraser Timber Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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C$78.71 -3.16 (-3.86 %)
(As of 09/20/2018 04:42 AM ET)
Previous CloseC$81.87
Today's RangeC$77.61 - C$81.27
52-Week RangeC$69.47 - C$97.99
Volume835,430 shs
Average Volume392,497 shs
Market CapitalizationC$6.70 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.98%
Beta1.41
West Fraser Timber logoWest Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. produces and sells lumber, panels, and pulp and paper in western Canada and the southern United States. The company offers spruce/pine/fir and southern yellow pine lumber, as well as newsprint, wood chips, and lignin. It also provides treated wood, medium density fiberboard panels, laminated veneer lumber panels, and plywood; northern bleached softwood Kraft pulp used to produce various paper products, including printing and writing papers, specialty grades, and various tissue products; and bleached chemical thermo-mechanical pulp that is used to produce coated board grades, printing and writing paper, and paper towel/napkin grades, as well as specialty papers and tissue grades. The company was founded in 1955 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange TSE
Industry Gold
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolTSE:WFT
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-604-8952700

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins15.04%
Return on Equity31.45%
Return on Assets18.92%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares74,597,000
Market CapC$6.70 billion

West Fraser Timber (TSE:WFT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Fraser Timber's stock symbol?

West Fraser Timber trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "WFT."

How often does West Fraser Timber pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for West Fraser Timber?

West Fraser Timber announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, September 24th. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 9th will be paid a dividend of 0.20 per share on Tuesday, October 9th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 24th. This is a boost from West Fraser Timber's previous quarterly dividend of $0.15. View West Fraser Timber's Dividend History.

How were West Fraser Timber's earnings last quarter?

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (TSE:WFT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 19th. The company reported $5.19 EPS for the quarter. The business earned $1.83 billion during the quarter. West Fraser Timber had a return on equity of 31.45% and a net margin of 15.04%. View West Fraser Timber's Earnings History.

When is West Fraser Timber's next earnings date?

West Fraser Timber is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 22nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for West Fraser Timber.

What price target have analysts set for WFT?

5 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for West Fraser Timber's stock. Their forecasts range from C$76.00 to C$120.00. On average, they anticipate West Fraser Timber's share price to reach C$97.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for West Fraser Timber.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for West Fraser Timber?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for West Fraser Timber in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for West Fraser Timber.

Who are some of West Fraser Timber's key competitors?

Who are West Fraser Timber's key executives?

West Fraser Timber's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Edward R. Seraphim, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Raymond W. Ferris, Pres & COO
  • Mr. Christopher A. Virostek, CFO & VP of Fin. (Age 45)
  • Mr. Christopher D. McIver, Vice-Pres of Sales & Marketing
  • Mr. Sean P. McLaren, Vice-Pres of U.S. Lumber

Has West Fraser Timber been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WFT stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. West Fraser Timber earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for West Fraser Timber.

How do I buy shares of West Fraser Timber?

Shares of WFT 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.

What is West Fraser Timber's stock price today?

One share of WFT stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$78.71.

How big of a company is West Fraser Timber?

West Fraser Timber has a market capitalization of C$6.70 billion.

How can I contact West Fraser Timber?

West Fraser Timber's mailing address is 858 Beatty St Suite 501, VANCOUVER, BC V6B 1C1, Canada. The company can be reached via phone at +1-604-8952700.


MarketBeat Community Rating for West Fraser Timber (TSE WFT)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  274 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  258 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  532
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about West Fraser Timber and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WFT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WFT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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