Stocks in Concern on New Development: Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY)

In active leading trade session, Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) are decreasing -0.41% to trade at $33.74. The firm receives analyst recommendation of 1.90 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 1.57%.

Experts’ Critical Views

The WY held a rough session during the week but was ready to get some critical analysis. The stock was assessed by a pool of analysts at WSJ and came out with some serious outcomes not to be avoided before making investment. The WY ratings chart showed that 4 gave HOLD ratings for the current month. For stocks’ current month, 7 analysts opted for BUY ratings as compared to 0 opting for SELL in the same period. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 35.65 as compared to current price of 33.74.

Taking look on per share earnings estimates, its next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $0.28 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $1.03 as compared to one month ago of $1.03, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $1.35.

Technical Positioning

To find out the technical position of Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY), it holds price to book ratio of 2.75 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 25.35, and price to earnings ratio calculated as 64.14. The price to earnings growth ration calculated as 12.83. WY is presenting price to cash flow of 37.32.

EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at -23%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 34.58%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 3.96 and price to earning ration of 64.14 attracting passive investors.

Earnings Technical Analysis

Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) has price to earnings growth of 12.83, which is a valuation metric for determining relative trade-off among price of a stock. For trailing twelve months, WY attains gross profit margin of 22.60% and operating margin stands at 13.70% that is showing consistency of trends in firm’s earnings. While to figure out more clear vision, firm’s returns on investment calculated as 4.80%; it gives answer about efficiency of different investments in different securities. The returns on assets of Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) also presenting perceptible condition of profitability, it has ROA of 4.80%, the very positive ratio starts from >+15% and very negative hits to <-15%.

The firm has noticeable volatility credentials; price volatility of stock was 1.44% for a week and 1.53% for a month. The performance of Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) for the quarter recorded as 6.18% and for year stands at 19.11%, while the YTD performance was 13.17%. The co attains 0.56 for Average True Range for 14 days. The stock price of WY is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 0.62% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 5.21%.

 

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