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TSE:WFTWest Fraser Timber Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.55 (-1.42 %)
(As of 05/25/2020 07:37 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: C$38.10
50-Day Range
MA: C$33.23
52-Week Range
Now: C$38.10
Volume337,200 shs
Average Volume504,774 shs
Market CapitalizationC$2.62 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.07%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.68 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Gold
SectorBasic Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$4.83 billion
Cash FlowC$1.35 per share
Book ValueC$38.29 per share



Market CapC$2.62 billion
Next Earnings Date7/16/2020 (Estimated)

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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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WFT shares have increased by 4.7% and is now trading at C$38.10. View which stocks have been most 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 4 buy ratings 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, July 16th 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 results on Tuesday, April, 28th. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.17) by $0.59. The firm earned $1.20 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 24th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 10th will be paid a dividend of 0.20 per share on Friday, January 10th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.10%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 24th. View West Fraser Timber's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WFT?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for West Fraser Timber's stock. Their forecasts range from C$40.00 to C$80.00. On average, they anticipate West Fraser Timber's share price to reach C$61.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 61.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for West Fraser Timber.

Has West Fraser Timber been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about WFT stock has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative media 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 -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. West Fraser Timber earned a news sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. 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), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Dollarama (DOL), Royal Bank of Canada (RY), Interfor (IFP), Air Canada (AC), Aphria (APHA) and Alimentation Couche-Tard (ATD.B).

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$38.10.

How big of a company is West Fraser Timber?

West Fraser Timber has a market capitalization of C$2.62 billion and generates C$4.83 billion in revenue each year.

What is West Fraser Timber's official website?

The official website for West Fraser Timber is 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.

This page was last updated on 5/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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