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

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C$64.36 -1.91 (-2.88 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseC$66.27
Today's RangeC$63.88 - C$66.17
52-Week RangeC$60.44 - C$97.99
Volume449,540 shs
Average Volume407,232 shs
Market CapitalizationC$4.47 billion
P/E Ratio6.06
Dividend Yield1.21%
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

Industry Gold
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+1-604-8952700

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$6.12 billion
Cash FlowC$2.26 per share
Book ValueC$41.48 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market CapC$4.47 billion
Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Estimated)
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 1st will be given a dividend of 0.20 per share on Monday, April 1st. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 15th. View West Fraser Timber's Dividend History.

How were West Fraser Timber's earnings last quarter?

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (TSE:WFT) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 12th. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter. The company earned $1.27 billion during the quarter. 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, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for West Fraser Timber.

What price target have analysts set for WFT?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for West Fraser Timber's shares. Their predictions range from C$70.00 to C$100.00. On average, they anticipate West Fraser Timber's share price to reach C$86.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 33.6% 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?

News coverage about WFT stock has trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. West Fraser Timber earned a coverage optimism score of 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of West Fraser Timber own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other West Fraser Timber investors own include Edap Tms (EDAP), Energous (WATT), Canfor (CFP), Dollarama (DOL), Magna International (MG), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Air Canada (AC), Canadian National Railway (CNR), National Bank of Canada (NA) and Micron Technology (MU).

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 60)
  • Mr. Raymond W. Ferris, Pres & COO
  • Mr. Christopher A. Virostek, CFO & VP of Fin. (Age 46)
  • 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$64.36.

How big of a company is West Fraser Timber?

West Fraser Timber has a market capitalization of C$4.47 billion and generates C$6.12 billion in revenue each year.

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:  293 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  276 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  569
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This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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