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Present Movement: Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY)

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Weyerhaeuser Company trades as part of the basic materials sector and trades as part of the forest products industry. The company CEO is Devin W. Stockfish. Weyerhaeuser Co is a real estate investment trust and is engaged in selling timber. Its objective is to maximize the long-term value of timberlands that it owns. It derives its revenue from investments in timberland, including the sale of standing timber.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The WY stock showed a previous change of -0.98% with an open at 25.70 and a close of 25.40. It reached an intraday high of 25.90 and a low of 25.23.

PR Newswire:  Weyerhaeuser Company declares dividend on common shares and authorizes new $500 million share repurchase program

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $19.0b with 749.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 744.1m shares. Trading volume reached 6,140,378 shares compared to its average volume of 5,714,571 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Weyerhaeuser Company shares returned -4.08% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 16.35%. Over three months, it changed -4.72%. In one year it has changed -23.05% and within that year its 52-week high was 38.39 and its 52-week low was 20.52. WY stock is 23.78% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 30.85 and a 50 day moving average of 24.58. Currently WY stock is trading -17.66% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

PR Newswire:  Weyerhaeuser Company declares dividend on common shares and authorizes new $500 million share repurchase program

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.18 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 32.99. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.11. The TTM EPS is 1.18, which comes to a TTM PE of 21.53. Historically, the PE high was 46.20 and the PE low was 8.10. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 9.56, which is a decrease of -62.38%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.10
09-30-2018:  0.28
06-30-2018:  0.44
03-31-2018:  0.36

The dividend per share is currently 1.36, which is a dividend yield of 5.35%. WY stock may not have enough earnings to cover future dividends and still be able to invest in the business, therefore the dividend may be cut in the future.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 26.67, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 4.75%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.70% of insider ownership and 114.40% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 10,911,720, which is 1.46% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 1.42. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.69

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 4.24%, profit margin is 10.01%, price-to-sales is 2.57 and price-to-book is 2.12.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 5  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 4  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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