West Fraser Timber Co Ltd

Lumber & Wood Production
Basic Materials

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$6.17 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$6.94 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$4.56 billion
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Company Profile

West Fraser Timber Co Ltd had its IPO on 2007-07-13 under the ticker symbol WFG.

The company operates in the Basic Materials sector and Lumber & Wood Production industry. West Fraser Timber Co Ltd has a staff strength of 11,000 employees.

Stock update

Shares of West Fraser Timber Co Ltd opened at $70.81 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-09-12.

The stocks traded within a range of $70.81 - $72.38, and closed at $71.9.

This is a +1.65% increase from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 177,882 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of West Fraser Timber Co Ltd have slipped by -4.53%.

West Fraser Timber Co Ltd's Key Ratios

West Fraser Timber Co Ltd has a market cap of $6.17 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 0.8158 and a price to sales ratio of 0.6095.

In the last 12-months West Fraser Timber Co Ltd’s revenue was $6.94 billion with a gross profit of $4.56 billion and an EBITDA of $606 million. The EBITDA ratio measures West Fraser Timber Co Ltd's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, West Fraser Timber Co Ltd’s operating margin was 0.65% while its return on assets stood at 0.28% with a return of equity of -0.65%.

In Q2, West Fraser Timber Co Ltd’s quarterly earnings growth was a negative -40.4% while revenue growth was a negative 44.3%.

West Fraser Timber Co Ltd’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $0.88 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 13.7741 and a PEG multiple of . A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into West Fraser Timber Co Ltd’s profitability.

West Fraser Timber Co Ltd stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 0.5424 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 1.4549. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 0.6095.

West Fraser Timber Co Ltd stock pays annual dividends of $1.2 per share, indicating a yield of 1.59% and a payout ratio of 0%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$9.72 billion
Total Liabilities
$725.00 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$106 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

West Fraser Timber Co Ltd ended 2023 with $9.72 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $9.72 billion while shareholder equity stood at $7.42 billion.

West Fraser Timber Co Ltd ended 2023 with $0 in deferred long-term liabilities, $725.00 million in other current liabilities, 2667000000.00 in common stock, $5.05 billion in retained earnings and $2.34 billion in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $994.00 million and cash and short-term investments were $994.00 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $0 while long-term debt stood at $499.00 million.

West Fraser Timber Co Ltd’s total current assets stands at $2.58 billion while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $0. Its net receivables were $569.00 million compared to accounts payable of $621.00 million and inventory worth $902.00 million.

In 2023, West Fraser Timber Co Ltd's operating cash flow was $0 while its capital expenditure stood at $106 million.

Comparatively, West Fraser Timber Co Ltd paid $0 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

Current Trading Price
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Analyst Target Price

West Fraser Timber Co Ltd stock is currently trading at $71.9 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $90.7172 and a 52-week low of $90.7172. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $136.96.

Its 50-day moving average was $80.24 and 200-day moving average was $76.71 The short ratio stood at 4.44 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 3274.5% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 4542.6% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About West Fraser Timber Co Ltd

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of West Fraser Timber Co Ltd is WFG

The IPO of West Fraser Timber Co Ltd took place on 2007-07-13

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West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd., a diversified wood products company, engages in manufacturing, selling, marketing, and distributing lumber, engineered wood products, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and other residuals and renewable energy. It offers spruce-pine-fir and southern yellow pine lumber, treated wood products, medium density fiberboard panels and plywood, oriented strand board, and laminated veneer lumber wood products, as well as particleboards. The company also provides northern bleached softwood Kraft pulp and bleached chemical thermo-mechanical pulp used to produce various paper products, including printing and writing papers, paperboard products, tissue and towel products, and a variety of other paper grades. Its products are used in home construction, repair and remodeling, papers, tissue, and box materials, and industrial applications. The company sells its products to major retail chains, contractor supply yards, and wholesalers, as well as industrial customers for further processing or as components for other products in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, and internationally. West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.


858 Beatty Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6B 1C1