Company Overview and News
Portfolio Grader currently ranks Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) a Hold. The system for investing incorporated in this analytical tool developed by Louis Navellier assesses and ranks nearly 5,000 stocks each week from a fundamental and quantitative perspective. This represents no change from the previous week and is the same ranking WY has had from Portfolio Grader for the last month.
Portfolio Grader currently ranks Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) a Hold. With unique fundamental and quantitative analytical tools developed by Louis Navellier, this analytical tool evaluates nearly 5,000 stocks weekly. WY has maintained this ranking for the last month.
All things considered, it can’t be terribly surprising General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) opted to reduce its dividend. Whispers of such a move have been circulating for a while, and it’s not exactly a big secret that GE can’t actually afford to pay out what it’s been passing along as dividends to shareholders of late. (198-0)
Third Avenue Real Estate Value Investor Fund (TVRVX - Free Report) seeks growth of capital for the long run. TVRVX invests heavily in common stocks and convertible securities of real-estate companies or those companies which generate major parts of the profits from real-estate sector. TVRVX may invest in companies from different market-cap range. (1-0)
We believe Weyerhaeuser (WY) represents an outsized reward for its risk due to a combination of valuation, growth and a healthy fundamental backdrop. Industry structure has changed in a way that will allow WY to capture an increased portion of the value generated in the vertical. As the biggest timber REIT with a history of strong performance, WY should trade at about a 5.5% cap rate, which represents upside of 23% from today’s price.
Growing uncertainty over U.S. tax reform caused the S&P 500 Index to take a breather last week. However, third-quarter earnings reports were generally solid, and a number of dividend stocks announced more good news in the form of payout raises. (45-0)
One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is Weyerhaeuser Company (WY - Free Report) . This is because this security in the Building Products - Wood space is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is in great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective. (1-0)
Weyerhaeuser Company (WY - Free Report) yesterday announced a 3.2% increase in its quarterly dividend rate. Notably, the news came in shortly after the company’s third-quarter 2017 earnings release on Oct 27. Such disbursements reflect the company’s strong cash position and its commitment toward rewarding its shareholders handsomely. In the long run, it aims to achieve dividend payout of up to 75% of funds available for distribution.
Lumber is hardly a commodity for trading, but it is an important staple to watch when it comes to the price trend of the market. Lumber, like ferrous and nonferrous metals, minerals, and energy is an essential for construction around the world. Since 1972, the price of lumber has traded from a low of $94.60 per 1,000 board feet in 1974 to a high of $493.50 in 1993. At the same time, while the staple commodity has experienced its ups and downs within the trading range over more than four decades, the price had been making higher lows from 1974 through 2001.
Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) is one of the 221 companies in the GICS Real Estate sector, and a component of the 180 company Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) GICS industry group within this sector. The market value of WY is $26.9 billion which falls in the top decile in its industry group. The ranking for WY by Portfolio Grader places it 72 among the 180 companies in this industry group, putting it in the second quartile; in the top half of the sector with a ranking of 90 among the 221 companies in the sector, and number 1,695 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe.
Chicago, IL – November 2, 2017 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include AbbVie (ABBV - Free Report) , Union Pacific (UNP - Free Report) , Bristol-Myers (BMY - Free Report) , Weyerhaeuser (WY - Free Report) and Colgate (CL - Free Report) . (141-0)
The Zacks Research Daily presents the best research output of our analyst team. Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including AbbVie (ABBV), Union Pacific (UNP) and Bristol-Myers (BMY). These research reports have been hand-picked from the roughly 70 reports published by our analyst team today. (106-0)
Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) is a $26.7 billion in market value component of the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) GICS industry group where Portfolio Grader's current ranking for WY puts it 86 among the 179 companies in this industry group, placing it in the top half. WY is ranked in the third quartile of the sector with a ranking of 111 among the 220 companies in the sector and number 2,185 in the 5000 company Portfolio Grader company universe.
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