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

C$27.38
-2.39 (-8.03 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 05:50 AM ET)
Today's Range
C$25.21
Now: C$27.38
C$28.82
50-Day Range
C$22.69
MA: C$47.15
C$64.50
52-Week Range
C$21.60
Now: C$27.38
C$70.46
Volume708,800 shs
Average Volume531,203 shs
Market CapitalizationC$1.88 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.69%
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 other residuals and energy products. 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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$4.88 billion
Cash FlowC$0.25 per share
Book ValueC$36.03 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market CapC$1.88 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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West Fraser Timber (TSE:WFT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has West Fraser Timber's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

West Fraser Timber's stock was trading at C$36.40 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WFT stock has decreased by 24.8% and is now trading at C$27.38. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of West Fraser Timber?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for West Fraser Timber in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for West Fraser Timber.

When is West Fraser Timber's next earnings date?

West Fraser Timber is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for West Fraser Timber.

How were West Fraser Timber's earnings last quarter?

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (TSE:WFT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 11th. The company reported ($0.16) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.47) by $0.31. The business earned $1.13 billion during the quarter. View West Fraser Timber's earnings history.

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 Tuesday, December 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 10th will be given a dividend of 0.20 per share on Friday, January 10th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 24th. View West Fraser Timber's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WFT?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for West Fraser Timber's stock. Their forecasts range from C$61.00 to C$80.00. On average, they expect West Fraser Timber's stock price to reach C$69.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 154.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for West Fraser Timber.

Has West Fraser Timber been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WFT stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing 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 closest to five being the most favorable. West Fraser Timber earned a daily sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutWest Fraser Timber.

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), Canfor (CFP), Energous (WATT), Dollarama (DOL), Interfor (IFP), Aphria (APHA), Magna International (MG), Air Canada (AC), Canfor Pulp Products (CFX) and Norbord (OSB).

Who are West Fraser Timber's key executives?

West Fraser Timber's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Edward R. Seraphim, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Raymond W. Ferris, Pres & COO (Age 56)
  • 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

What is West Fraser Timber's stock symbol?

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

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$27.38.

How big of a company is West Fraser Timber?

West Fraser Timber has a market capitalization of C$1.88 billion and generates C$4.88 billion in revenue each year.  View additional information about West Fraser Timber.

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:  355 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  325 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  680
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This page was last updated on 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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