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

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C$69.07 -0.34 (-0.49 %)
(As of 01/24/2019 08:23 AM ET)
Previous CloseC$69.41
Today's RangeC$68.41 - C$70.65
52-Week RangeC$60.44 - C$97.99
Volume244,700 shs
Average Volume353,579 shs
Market CapitalizationC$4.89 billion
P/E Ratio5.39
Dividend Yield1.15%
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
Phone+1-604-8952700

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$6.22 billion
Cash FlowC$3.88 per share
Book ValueC$42.20 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market CapC$4.89 billion
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 Monday, December 24th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 10th will be paid a dividend of 0.20 per share on Thursday, January 10th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 24th. View West Fraser Timber's Dividend History.

When is West Fraser Timber's next earnings date?

West Fraser Timber is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 12th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for West Fraser Timber.

What price target have analysts set for WFT?

5 brokerages have issued twelve-month 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$88.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.9% 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, 1 buy rating 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 articles about WFT stock have been trending negative on Thursday, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. West Fraser Timber earned a news sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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 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$69.07.

How big of a company is West Fraser Timber?

West Fraser Timber has a market capitalization of C$4.89 billion and generates C$6.22 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:  283 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  270 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  553
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 1/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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