Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) persists its position slightly strong in context of buying side, while shares price surged 0.03% during latest trading session. Weyerhaeuser Firm (WY) reported that the completion of the sale of its liquid packaging board business to Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. for $285 million in cash. Weyerhaeuser expects to use a substantial portion of the about $225 million of following-tax proceeds for repayment of debt.
The president and chief executive officer, Doyle R. Simons stated that Nippon Paper Industries is purchasing a strong portfolio of high quality products and a well-regarded employee team that has contributed much to Weyerhaeuser over the years. “This transaction additional focuses our firm as we work together to be the world’s premier timber, land, and forest products firm.”
Analysts Practices; to watch unbiased undervalue securities, there is need to see following technical rations. WY holds price to earnings ratio of 46.03 that presents much better indication for a stock’s value than the market price alone. Based on historic views, the average P/E ratio in market fluctuates between 15 to 25, but alone low P/E ratio does not necessarily mean that a company is undervalue. With reference to all theories, earning yield also gives right direction to lure investment, as WY has 3.89% dividend yield.
Narrow down focus to other ratios, the co has current ratio of 2.10 that indicates if WY lies in 1.3% to 3% then it is acceptable for both active and passive investors, but sometimes its varies industry to industry. Generally, it indicates good short-term financial strength. Street is more conscious on this after SunEdison, Inc. case. To make strengthen these views, the active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 1.90, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0.99, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.
Following previous ticker characteristics, TRI Pointe Group, Inc. (NYSE:TPH) also run on active notice, stock price plunged -1.02% after traded at $13.56 in most recent trading session.
TPH has price to earnings ratio of 9.25 and the price to current year EPS stands at 119.60%. Whereas the traders who further want to see about this, may be interested to see Price to next year’s EPS that would be 11.66%. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 0.73 for seeing its liquidity position.
Taking notice on volatility measures, price volatility of stock was 1.98% for a week and 2.02% for a month. The price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.31. On these bases, analysts would recommend this stock as an “Active Revolving Stocks.” The firm attains analyst recommendation of 1.40 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -1.74%.