Shares of Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) [Trend Analysis] swings enthusiastically in regular trading session, it an advance of 0.69% to close at $33.70. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over WY performance. Out of the pool of analysts 7 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 7 analysts having BUY in current month. The stock was ranked as Underweight by 1 analyst while 1 analyst gave SELL rank. Majority ranked Overweight from the pool of analysts.
The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $0.17 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $0.21. EPS indicator shows the robustness of the stock and its analysis opens up the clear picture of company’s profitability. On annual basis of EPS, FY 2017 Estimate Trends at current were for $1.34 and for the one month was for $1.43 as compared to three months ago was for $1.53. Whereas, WY received highest price target of 37 and low target of 31. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 35.05 as compared to current price of 33.94.
Moving forward to saw long-term intention, the experts calculate Return on Investment of 4.80%. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 42.16% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -1.17%. WY last month stock price volatility remained 2.01%.
USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring 1.96% to $33.63 in active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, around 1.02 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Finally, analysts shed their light over the USG price targets; maintaining price high target of 38 while at average the price target was 33.09 in contrast with the current price of 33.91. The price targets are usually acts as the boosters or blasters in the performance of stock. A higher price target would definitely provide confidence to investors during the trading action, consideration given by Wall Street Journal.
So does the rankings given by analysts; let us highlight rankings table and we had 8 analysts recommending BUY ratings for current month and for previous month 8 stands on similar situation; while 11 for the current month as compared to 11 analyst recommending for HOLD from the pool for previous month. While 1 analyst gave Underweight and 2 out of pool consider it as Sell for current month. For the overall, consensus ratings were for Overweight.
The firm has institutional ownership of 88.10%, while insider ownership included 0.60%. USG attains analyst recommendation of 2.60 with week’s performance of -0.87%. Investors looking further ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 16.23%.