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West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (T:WFT)

Business Focus: Logging & Sawmills

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Company News

Sep 17, 2019 17:08 ET
West Fraser Announces Renewal of Normal Course Issuer Bid and Dividend Notice
VANCOUVER, Sept. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ("West Fraser" or the "Company") announced today that it is proceeding with a renewal of its normal course issuer bid for up to 3,318,823 Common shares of the Company, representing approximately 5% of the issued and outstanding Common shares of the Company. On September 11, 2019, the Company had a total of 66,376,462 Common shares outstanding. The Company has received approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") to commence this bid on September 20, 2019.
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Sep 09, 2019 18:00 ET
West Fraser to Reduce British Columbia Lumber and Plywood Operating Schedules and Production
VANCOUVER, Sept. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, West Fraser announced it will introduce variable operating schedules at five of its British Columbia sawmills that will result in an estimated decrease of production in the range of 15-25% of current B.C. lumber production. The operating schedules at these sawmills will vary and be adjusted from time to time depending on then market conditions. The potential effect of the revised operating schedules could be an aggregate reduction by up to an estimated 100 million board feet through to the end of the year.
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Valuation Ratios

Industry
Sector
Beta
1.51
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Price to Sales - TTM
0.65
0.70
6.36
Price to Book - most recent quarter
1.40
0.94
2.02
Price to Cash Flow per share - TTM
7.61
7.88
8.88
Price to Free Cash Flow per share - TTM
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2.57
22.03
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Short Report

DateNumber of Shares ShortedNet Change
Aug 31, 2019857,584-47,258
Aug 15, 2019904,842-39,969
Jul 31, 2019944,811221,754
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Business Summary

Sector:  Basic Materials Industry:  Forest & Wood Products

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. is a diversified wood products company, which produces lumber (spruce-pine-fir (SPF) and southern yellow pine (SYP)), panels (plywood, medium-density fiberboard (MDF) and laminated veneer lumber (LVL)), pulp (northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) and bleached chemi-thermomechanical pulp (BCTMP)), newsprint, wood chips and energy. The Company's segments include Lumber, Panels, Pulp & Paper, and Corporate & Other. It offers engineered wood products. The Company holds rights to timber resources that for supplying the fiber required by its Canadian operations and have agreements for the supply of fiber required by its United States operations. It carries on its operations through subsidiaries and joint operations in British Columbia, Alberta and the southern United States. Its operations located in western Canada manufacture all of the products except SYP lumber. Its sawmills located in the southern United States produce SYP lumber and wood chips.

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Insights: Back to basics. The reflation trade gets a shot in the arm $GLD $GOLD $WFT.CA $ERO.CA $LUN.CA $MACRO https://www.canadianinsider.com/canadian-insider-insights/back-basics
Jun 18, 2019 09:39 am
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Insights: Holding pattern for stocks, but what's next? Plus Insider of the Week $EWC $HII.CA $GOLD $WDO.CA $WFT.CA https://www.canadianinsider.com/canadian-insider-insights/holding-pattern-whats-next
Mar 12, 2019 02:42 am
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Insiders bet West Fraser Timber stock will close the gap $WFT.CA https://www.canadianinsider.com/blog/insiders-bet-west-fraser-timber-stock-will-close-gap
Feb 21, 2019 10:55 am
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Ouch: $WFT.CA: Adj EPS $0.63 vs $2.58 previous. Drop due in part to lower lumber prices & volumes + rising costs https://www.canadianinsider.com/west-fraser-announces-2018-annual-and-fourth-quarter-results
Feb 12, 2019 06:36 pm
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Lumber prices are on the rise, and so are forestry stocks $WFT.TO $CFP.TO https://www.canadianinsider.com/company?ticker=WFT
Jan 24, 2019 10:51 am

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