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

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C$69.52 +3.25 (+4.90 %)
(As of 11/18/2018 03:38 PM ET)
Previous CloseC$69.52
Today's RangeC$65.98 - C$69.73
52-Week RangeC$60.44 - C$97.99
Volume392,700 shs
Average Volume465,378 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio5.42
Dividend Yield1.22%
BetaN/A
West 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
Current SymbolTSE:WFT
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-604-8952700

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio22.00
Current Ratio2.37
Quick Ratio1.14

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio5.42
Forward P/E Ratio11.84
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$6.22 billion
Price / Sales0.79
Cash FlowC$3.99 per share
Price / Cash17.44
Book ValueC$42.20 per share
Price / Book1.65

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares70,754,000
Market CapC$0.00
OptionableOptionable

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, September 24th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 9th will be given a dividend of 0.20 per share on Tuesday, October 9th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 24th. This is a positive change 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 21st. The company reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.56. The business earned $1.03 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.05 billion. 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 Wednesday, February 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for West Fraser Timber.

What price target have analysts set for WFT?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for West Fraser Timber's shares. Their forecasts range from C$68.00 to C$102.00. On average, they anticipate West Fraser Timber's share price to reach C$89.83 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 29.2% 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 2 hold ratings, 2 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for West Fraser Timber.

Has West Fraser Timber been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WFT stock has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. West Fraser Timber earned a media sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

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

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$69.52.

What is West Fraser Timber's official website?

The official website for West Fraser Timber is http://www.westfraser.com.

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:  281 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  265 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  546
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 11/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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