Weyerhaeuser Co (WY) was Initiated by Goldman to “Buy” and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $37. Goldman advised their investors in a research report released on Sep 22, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Weyerhaeuser Co. Weyerhaeuser Co was Downgraded by Dundee to ” Neutral” on Aug 12, 2016. DA Davidson Downgraded Weyerhaeuser Co on Aug 8, 2016 to ” Neutral”, Price Target of the shares are set at $33.Weyerhaeuser Co was Upgraded by DA Davidson to ” Buy” on Jun 29, 2016.
On the company’s financial health, Weyerhaeuser Co reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.01 based on the information available during the earnings call on Aug 5, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.22. The company had revenue of $1655.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1926.61 million. The company’s revenue was up 23.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.26 EPS.
Weyerhaeuser Co closed down -0.17 points or -0.56% at $29.96 with 20,81,258 shares getting traded on Tuesday. Post opening the session at $30.45, the shares hit an intraday low of $29.96 and an intraday high of $30.51 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Tuesday session in Red.
In a different news, on Aug 16, 2016, Catherine I Slater (Senior Vice President) sold 11,609 shares at $31.81 per share price. According to the SEC, on Aug 11, 2016, Jeanne M Hillman (VP & Chief Accounting Officer) sold 59,686 shares at $32.58 per share price. On Jul 27, 2016, Rhonda D Hunter (Sr. Vice President) sold 3,318 shares at $33.00 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Weyerhaeuser Company is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is an owner of timberlands. It is principally engaged in growing and harvesting timber as well as manufacturing distributing and selling products made from trees. The Company owns nearly 7 million acres of timberlands primarily in the United States and manages additional timberlands under long-term licenses in Canada. It is engaged in the manufacturing of wood and specialty cellulose fibers products. The Company’s operational segments include Timberlands Wood Products and Cellulose Fibers. The Company’s Timberlands segment manages approximately 6.9 million acres of private commercial timberlands across the world. The Wood Products segment manufactures and distributes wood products primarily in North America and Asia. The Cellulose Fibers segment is involved in the production of absorbent fluff pulp used in products such as diapers.