West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (WFG): Price and Financial Metrics

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (WFG): $77.94

-1.21 (-1.53%)

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  • Quality is the dimension where WFG ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 90.29% of US stocks.
  • WFG's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • WFG's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 0.17% of US stocks).

WFG Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 0.53, WEST FRASER TIMBER CO LTD is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than only 4.94% of US stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 2.79, WEST FRASER TIMBER CO LTD P/E ratio is greater than that of about merely 3.62% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for WFG comes in at 30.71% -- higher than that of 95% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WFG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are DMLP, CRC, BIMI, CRMT, and POAI.
  • WFG's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit WEST FRASER TIMBER CO LTD's official web site, go to www.westfraser.com.

WFG Valuation Summary

  • WFG's price/earnings ratio is 2.9; this is 75.21% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • WFG's price/sales ratio has moved down 1.2 over the prior 22 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WFG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WFG 2022-11-11 0.7 0.9 2.9 1.9
WFG 2022-11-10 0.7 0.9 2.9 1.9
WFG 2022-11-09 0.6 0.8 2.7 1.8
WFG 2022-11-08 0.7 0.9 2.8 1.8
WFG 2022-11-07 0.7 0.9 2.8 1.9
WFG 2022-11-04 0.6 0.8 2.7 1.8

WFG Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WFG, see our WFG price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $106.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.25 (Strong Buy)

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WFG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $77.94 52-week high $102.96
Prev. close $79.15 52-week low $69.51
Day low $77.81 Volume 91,700
Day high $79.17 Avg. volume 306,265
50-day MA $76.66 Dividend yield 1.54%
200-day MA $84.87 Market Cap 6.36B

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (WFG) Company Bio

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. is an integrated wood products company. It focuses on producing oriented strand board(OSB), laminated veneer lumber (LVL), medium density fibreboard (MDF), plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, other residuals and energy with facilities in western Canada and the southern United States. The firm operates through the following segments: Lumber, Panels, Pulp and Paper, and Corporate and Other. The company’s product portfolio includes Lumber and OSB. West Fraser Timber was founded by Henry Holman Ketcham Jr., Samuel Kendall Ketcham, and William Peters Ketcham in 1955 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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Below are the latest news stories about WEST FRASER TIMBER CO LTD that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WFG as an investment opportunity.

BMO Capital Remains a Buy on West Fraser Timber Co (WFG)

In a report released today, Mark Wilde from BMO Capital maintained a Buy rating on West Fraser Timber Co (WFG - Research Report), with a price target of C$112.00. The company's shares opened today at $74.14.According to TipRanks, Wilde is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 8.9% and a 57.64% success rate. Wilde covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Glatfelter, International Paper Co, and Silgan Holdings.West Fraser Timber Co has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $98.06, representing a 32.26% upside.

Carrie Williams on TipRanks | October 28, 2022


West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ("West Fraser" or the "Company") (TSX and NYSE: WFG) reported today the third quarter results of 2022 ("Q3-22"). All dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in U.S. dollars unless noted otherwise.

Yahoo | October 26, 2022

Sawmills Cut Production in Bid to Lift Lumber Prices

A string of sawmill curtailments has buoyed lumber prices amid a flood of [dismal housing data](https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-home-sales-dropped-for-eighth-straight-month-in-september-11666274881). Interfor, [one of the pandemic's hottest stocks](https://www.wsj.com/articles/lumber-prices-are-soaring-tree-growers-miserable-11614177282), is the latest sawyer to announce cutbacks, citing declining wood demand in its decision to reduce fourth-quarter lumber output by 17%. Competitors Canfor and

Yahoo | October 21, 2022


West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ("West Fraser" or the "Company") (TSX and NYSE: WFG) will hold an analysts' conference call to discuss third quarter 2022 financial and operating results on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time/11:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

Yahoo | October 7, 2022

Pent-Up Demand Drives Lumber Prices Higher; Here Are 2 ‘Strong Buy’ Stocks That Could Benefit

Recessionary pressures are building, on the combo of rising inflation and rising interest rates, and the housing sector may be providing some interesting hints of volatility. We’ll start by noting that housing construction spiked unexpectedly in August. Last month saw 1.575 million new units started, well above the 1.445 million forecast. For investors, the situation can open up opportunities. Housing depends on several key commodities, such as lumber and cement. In fact, on Tuesday, lumber prices rose ~6% in the commodity markets on increased demand.

Michael Marcus on TipRanks | September 20, 2022

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WFG Price Returns

1-mo -0.20%
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6-mo -14.69%
1-year -7.04%
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YTD -17.41%
2021 50.22%
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