West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (TSE:WFT) will post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, July 20th. Analysts expect West Fraser Timber Co. to post earnings of $1.78 per share for the quarter.

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (TSE:WFT) opened at 63.29 on Tuesday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $59.58 and a 200-day moving average price of $54.71. The firm has a market cap of $4.95 billion and a P/E ratio of 12.71. West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. has a 1-year low of $38.02 and a 1-year high of $63.77.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, July 18th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 18th will be paid a $0.07 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 23rd. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.44%.

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In other West Fraser Timber Co. news, insider Larry Earl Gardner sold 1,800 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$59.51, for a total value of C$107,118.00.

WFT has been the subject of several analyst reports. Royal Bank Of Canada downgraded West Fraser Timber Co. from a “sector perform” rating to an “underperform” rating and cut their target price for the stock from C$55.00 to C$53.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. TD Securities raised their target price on West Fraser Timber Co. from C$68.00 to C$71.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. Scotiabank set a C$58.25 target price on West Fraser Timber Co. and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. BMO Capital Markets set a C$68.00 target price on West Fraser Timber Co. and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. set a C$67.00 target price on West Fraser Timber Co. and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of C$62.71.

About West Fraser Timber Co.

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.

Earnings History for West Fraser Timber Co. (TSE:WFT)

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