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Bullboard - Stock Discussion Forum West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd T.WFG

Alternate Symbol(s):  WFG

West Fraser Timber Co.Ltd is a diversified wood products company with more than 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe. The Company produces lumber, engineered wood products (OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, and particleboard), pulp, newsprint, wood chips, other residuals, and renewable energy. West Fraser's products are used in home construction, repair and remodeling, industrial applications, papers, tissue, and box materials.

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@ the Bell: The worst 1st half for stocks in decades
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Ink Research

West Fraser Timber VP buys the dip Forest product stocks have been cut down this year over fears rising bond yields will destroy housing demand. West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.  increase is no...read more

Poor Timing

It has dawned on the market and analysts that West Fraser's substantial issuer bid was poorly timed.  They would have been better off trying to acquire Interfor.  Interfor has: - 4.9...read more
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TD Notes

They have lowered the targets for all six of the Wood Products companies within their coverage. GLTA North American Paper & Forest Products Updating Outlook as Demand Headwinds Increase ...read more

TD

These markets are making analysts exceptionally cautious. And these are US$ targets so they are still looking for 38% SP appreciation. GLTA West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (WFG-N...read more

More Scotiabank Analysis

Looks like they are becoming more optimistic. GLTA 10:38 AM EDT, 06/21/2022 (MT Newswires) -- Analysts at Scotiabank said Monday that 2020 and 2021 have been record years in terms of profitability...read more

Ink Research

June 21, 2022 Morning Report: Insider bets on a new dimension for lumber Forest product stocks have been cut down this year over fears that rising bond yields will destroy...read more

RE:RE:Scotia Capital

They about as accurate as your spell check....  rate and reply

RE:Scotia Capital

 whats the time from yhe anylsts price targets...how accurate are they scotia bank  rate and reply

Homebuilders

Lennar reports before the bell on Tuesday, and KB Homes reports after the close on Wednesday....the slowdown in new home sales will be further confirmed and down will go lumber along with WFG.  I...read more

Insider Buying

Kevin Burke, SVP of Wood Products, bought 2,568 shares at roughly $79 USD ($264k CAD) on Friday.  He should have bought Canfor instead.  They have better managment.  rate and reply

CIBC

Rated as Outperform with a $146.00 target. GLTA EQUITY RESEARCH June 16, 2022 Flash Research WEST FRASER TIMBER CO. LTD. On The Road With West Fraser Our Conclusion We present our takeaways...read more

Scotia Capital

Though he now sees the prices for wood products, including lumber, finishing above his projections in the second quarter, Scotia Capital analyst Benoit Laprade expects a decline through the remainder...read more

RE:RE:Cancel SIB

Great timing Don.  Their share price is down 14% from the price they paid in their SIB.  rate and reply

RBC Notes

June 12, 2022 Paper, Packaging & Forest Products The Continuous Digester – What we learned this week Lumber prices and OSB prices continue to decline – According to...read more

New Press Release - WEST FRASER INCREASES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND

VANCOUVER, BC, June 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ("West Fraser" or the "Company") (TSX and NYSE: WFG) has declared a quarterly dividend of US$0.30 per share on the Common shares and Class B Common shares in the capital of the Company, payable on July 8, 2022 to shareholders...read article.

RE:Globe & Mail

The share price of WFG should rise with such a SIB but it's not because investors have little confidence in Ray Farris and management.  They got lucky with the purchase of Norbord.  They...read more

Globe & Mail

07:51 AM EDT, 06/07/2022 (MT Newswires) -- West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (TSX and NYSE: WFG) on Tuesday said it has completed its substantial issuer bid after buying for cancellation a total of 11.9...read more

New Press Release - WEST FRASER ANNOUNCES SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF SUBSTANTIAL ISSUER BID, EXTENDING RECORD OF CAPITAL RETURNS

VANCOUVER, BC, June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ("West Fraser" or the "Company") (TSX and NYSE: WFG) announced today that it has taken up and purchased for cancellation a total of 11,898,205 common shares ("Shares") at a price of US$95.00 per Share under its substantial...read article.

After the Close

North American markets ended the day on a low note this Friday. The TSX closed -1.15% to 20,791, the S&P 500 -1.64% to 4,108, and the Nasdaq -2.47% to 12,013. This doesn’t quite wipe out the gains...read more

RE:Cancel SIB

Well that didnt happen. Say good bye to another billion+ $. Oh well.its just money. ... 25 million in Dividends. Yawn!...lol.......  rate and reply