West Fraser Timber Co. Company Profile (TSE:WFT)

About West Fraser Timber Co. (TSE:WFT)

West Fraser Timber Co. logoWest Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. is a diversified wood products company, which produces lumber (spruce-pine-fir (SPF) and southern yellow pine (SYP)), panels (plywood, medium-density fiberboard (MDF) and laminated veneer lumber (LVL)), pulp (northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) and bleached chemi-thermomechanical pulp (BCTMP)), newsprint, wood chips and energy. The Company's segments include Lumber, Panels, Pulp & Paper, and Corporate & Other. It offers engineered wood products. The Company holds rights to timber resources that for supplying the fiber required by its Canadian operations and have agreements for the supply of fiber required by its United States operations. It carries on its operations through subsidiaries and joint operations in British Columbia, Alberta and the southern United States. Its operations located in western Canada manufacture all of the products except SYP lumber. Its sawmills located in the southern United States produce SYP lumber and wood chips.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Symbol: TSE:WFT
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Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$4.63 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 78,166,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$58.69
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$52.17
  • 52 Week Range: C$35.35 - C$62.50
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.90
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$4.56 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.02
  • Book Value: C$30.26 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.96
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 0.5%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: C$761 million
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 338,754 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 3.09
 

Frequently Asked Questions for West Fraser Timber Co. (TSE:WFT)

What is West Fraser Timber Co.'s stock symbol?

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

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

West Fraser Timber Co. announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 3rd will be given a dividend of 0.07 per share on Monday, April 3rd. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.47%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 16th. View West Fraser Timber Co.'s Dividend History.

How were West Fraser Timber Co.'s earnings last quarter?

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (TSE:WFT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 21st. The company reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.56. The firm had revenue of $1.03 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.05 billion. View West Fraser Timber Co.'s Earnings History.

When will West Fraser Timber Co. make its next earnings announcement?

West Fraser Timber Co. is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 19th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for West Fraser Timber Co..

Where is West Fraser Timber Co.'s stock going? Where will West Fraser Timber Co.'s stock price be in 2017?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for West Fraser Timber Co.'s shares. Their predictions range from C$53.00 to C$71.00. On average, they anticipate West Fraser Timber Co.'s share price to reach C$62.71 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for West Fraser Timber Co..

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

How do I buy West Fraser Timber Co. stock?

Shares of West Fraser Timber Co. 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 West Fraser Timber Co. stock cost?

One share of West Fraser Timber Co. stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$59.23.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for West Fraser Timber Co. (TSE:WFT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: C$62.71

Analysts' Ratings History for West Fraser Timber Co. (TSE:WFT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
4/26/2017Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform -> UnderperformC$55.00 -> C$53.00View Rating Details
4/26/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyC$68.00 -> C$71.00View Rating Details
4/26/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetOutperformC$68.00View Rating Details
4/25/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetOutperformC$58.25View Rating Details
4/25/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Set Price TargetOutperformC$67.00View Rating Details
2/23/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetC$50.00 -> C$59.00View Rating Details
4/26/2016Dundee SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for West Fraser Timber Co. (TSE:WFT)
Earnings by Quarter for West Fraser Timber Co. (TSE:WFT)
Earnings History by Quarter for West Fraser Timber Co. (TSE:WFT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/19/2017        
7/21/2015Q2$0.69$0.13$1.05 billion$1.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2014Q3$0.93$1.00$1.03 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/16/2014$1.05$0.77$1.05 billion$1.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014$0.88$0.92$809.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2013Q2 13$2.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for West Fraser Timber Co. (TSE:WFT)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.94
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.64$0.94$0.79
Q2 20172$0.72$1.14$0.93
Q3 20171$1.23$1.23$1.23
Q4 20172$0.90$1.08$0.99
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for West Fraser Timber Co. (TSE:WFT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/16/2017Quarterly$0.070.49%3/16/20174/3/20174/3/2017
12/16/2016Quarterly$0.070.56%12/16/20161/10/20171/10/2017
9/27/2016Quarterly$0.070.67%9/27/201610/13/201610/13/2016
3/17/2016Quarterly$0.070.6%3/17/20164/4/20164/4/2016
12/17/2015Quarterly$0.070.55%12/17/20151/11/20161/11/2016
9/24/2015Quarterly$0.070.54%9/24/201510/13/201510/13/2015
6/25/2015Quarterly$0.070.41%6/25/20157/20/20157/20/2015
2/19/2015Quarterly$0.060.45%3/18/20153/20/20154/2/2015
12/9/2014quarterly$0.070.46%12/18/201412/22/20141/12/2015
9/25/2014Quarterly$0.070.5%9/25/201410/14/201410/14/2014
6/17/2014quarterly$0.076/26/20146/30/20147/21/2014
2/13/2014quarterly$0.070.53%3/19/20143/21/20144/4/2014
12/10/2013$0.1312/19/201312/23/20131/13/2014
12/10/2013quarterly$0.140.58%12/19/201312/23/20131/13/2014
9/11/2013quarterly$0.149/30/201310/15/2013
6/10/2013quarterly$0.146/24/20137/15/2013
2/14/2013quarterly$0.143/22/20134/5/2013
12/10/2012quarterly$0.1412/18/201212/28/2012
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for West Fraser Timber Co. (TSE:WFT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for West Fraser Timber Co. (TSE:WFT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for West Fraser Timber Co. (TSE:WFT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/26/2017Larry Earl GardnerInsiderSell1,800C$59.51C$107,118.00
3/8/2017Gerald MillerDirectorSell1,000C$57.65C$57,650.00
3/11/2016Keith Darren CarterInsiderBuy145C$46.70C$6,771.50
2/29/2016Henry Holman Ketcham IIIDirectorBuy10,000C$41.67C$416,700.00
2/25/2016Gerald MillerDirectorBuy1,000C$38.75C$38,750.00
2/16/2016Edward SeraphimDirectorBuy12,500C$42.50C$531,250.00
2/16/2016Rodger HutchinsonInsiderBuy1,000C$41.64C$41,640.00
11/17/2015Larry Sanford HughesInsiderBuy21,000C$46.68C$980,366.10
11/13/2015Larry Sanford HughesInsiderBuy1,400C$46.88C$65,632.00
11/10/2015Rodger HutchinsonInsiderBuy1,000C$46.60C$46,600.00
11/5/2015John Kendall KetchamDirectorBuy14,000C$35.45C$496,294.40
8/28/2015Raymond William FerrisInsiderBuy3,000C$50.00C$150,000.00
10/31/2014Gerald MillerDirectorSell1,000C$58.03C$58,025.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for West Fraser Timber Co. (TSE:WFT)
Latest Headlines for West Fraser Timber Co. (TSE:WFT)
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DateHeadline
theglobeandmail.com logoBillionaire Jim Pattison acquires 10.1% stake in West Fraser Timber
www.theglobeandmail.com - May 15 at 8:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WFT-CA : May 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 13 at 2:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WFT.TO earnings conference call or presentation 25-Apr-17 3:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 11:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:WFT) : April 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 11:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLarry Earl Gardner Sells 1,800 Shares of West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (WFT) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 11:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. : April 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (WFT) Given a C$68.00 Price Target at BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 3:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTD Securities Increases West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (WFT) Price Target to C$71.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 3:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (WFT) Downgraded by Royal Bank of Canada to "Underperform"
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 3:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest Fraser Announces Voting Results for the Election of Directors
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 7:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (WFT) Given a C$67.00 Price Target by Raymond James Financial, Inc. Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 7:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (WFT) Given a C$58.25 Price Target at Scotiabank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 7:24 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-West fraser announces first quarter results
www.reuters.com - April 24 at 6:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest Fraser Announces First Quarter Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 6:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (WFT) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 12:32 AM
baystreet.ca logoBallard Power, West Fraser at 52-Week Highs - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - April 13 at 8:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (WFT) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 8:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (WFT) PT Set at C$50.00 by Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 2:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ("WFT") - Notice of First Quarter Results Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - March 24 at 8:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (WFT) Declares Quarterly Dividend of C$0.07
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 15 at 8:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest Fraser Management Transition
finance.yahoo.com - March 13 at 8:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (WFT) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 8 at 3:48 PM
nasdaq.com logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX futures indicate a higher start as oil rises - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - February 24 at 12:00 AM
News IconBRIEF-West Fraser Q4 adjusted earnings per share C$1.28
www.businessinsider.com - February 18 at 11:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WFT.TO earnings conference call or presentation 17-Feb-17 4:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - February 18 at 11:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network Invites You to the West Fraser Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Webcast on Friday, February 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 7:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest Fraser Announces 2016 Annual and Fourth Quarter Results
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 7:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ("WFT"): Notice of Fourth Quarter Results Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 8:56 PM

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