Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) is -3.29% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $26.64 and a high of $39.29 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The WY stock was last observed hovering at around $29.31 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.12% off its average median price target of $36.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 27.02% off the consensus price target high of $40.00 offered by analysts, but current levels are 14.15% higher than the price target low of $34.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $29.19, the stock is -1.36% and -2.19% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 3.02 million and changing -0.41% at the moment leaves the stock -5.59% off its SMA200. WY registered -20.33% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -7.10%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $2.50 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $8.32.
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The stock witnessed a -4.61% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -5.35%, and is -0.41% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 1.97% over the week and 2.17% over the month.
Weyerhaeuser Company (WY) has around 9264 employees, a market worth around $21.33B and $8.95B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 17.21 and Fwd P/E is 25.14. Profit margin for the company is 14.10%. Distance from 52-week low is 9.55% and -25.70% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (13.70%).
The EPS is expected to shrink by -27.10% this year.
Weyerhaeuser Company (WY) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 733.16M, and float is at 725.47M with Short Float at 1.37%.
Weyerhaeuser Company (WY) Insider Activity
A total of 58 insider transactions have happened at Weyerhaeuser Company (WY) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 41 and purchases happening 17 times. The most recent transaction is an insider sale by Merle Denise M,the company’sSenior Vice President. SEC filings show that Merle Denise M sold 1,781 shares of the company’s common stock on May 16 at a price of $30.00 per share for a total of $53430.0. Following the sale, the insider now owns 0.16 million shares.
Weyerhaeuser Company disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Feb 02 that Stockfish Devin W (President and CEO) sold a total of 1,800 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Feb 02 and was made at $36.00 per share for $64800.0. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 0.57 million shares of the WY stock.
Still, SEC filings show that on Jun 08, Monaco Albert (Director) acquired 3,500 shares at an average price of $38.76 for $0.14 million. The insider now directly holds 30,746 shares of Weyerhaeuser Company (WY).
Weyerhaeuser Company (WY): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include International Paper Company (IP) that is -32.69% lower over the past 12 months.