Stella-Jones Inc (TSE:SJ) – Equities researchers at Desjardins issued their FY2019 earnings per share estimates for shares of Stella-Jones in a note issued to investors on Monday, March 18th. Desjardins analyst B. Poirier expects that the company will post earnings of $2.44 per share for the year. Desjardins also issued estimates for Stella-Jones’ FY2020 earnings at $2.67 EPS.

Stella-Jones (TSE:SJ) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, March 15th. The company reported C$0.30 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of C$0.44 by C($0.14). The firm had revenue of C$432.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of C$417.40 million.

Separately, Royal Bank of Canada cut their price objective on shares of Stella-Jones from C$52.00 to C$50.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of C$50.29.

Shares of SJ stock opened at C$42.00 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 40.07, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a current ratio of 6.70. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.93 billion and a PE ratio of 21.21. Stella-Jones has a 12 month low of C$37.40 and a 12 month high of C$48.67.

About Stella-Jones

Stella-Jones Inc produces, markets, and sells pressure treated wood products in Canada and the United States. It offers railway ties and timbers for railroad operators; and utility poles for electrical utilities and telecommunication companies. The company also provides residential lumber and accessories to retailers and wholesalers for use in decks, fences, patios, and other outdoor applications; and industrial products, including bridge timbers and docks, foundation and marine pilings, highway guardrail posts, and panelized railway crossings; and construction timbers.

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