West Fraser Timber Co Ltd

West Fraser Timber Co Ltd

Basic MaterialsForestry & Paper
  • Price (CAD)64.30
  • Today's Change2.24 / 3.61%
  • Shares traded172.23k
  • 1 Year change-25.65%
  • Beta1.4206
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About the company

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. The Company's segments include Lumber, Panels, Pulp & Paper, and Corporate & Other. It offers engineered wood products. The Company holds rights to timber resources that for supplying the fiber required by its Canadian operations and have agreements for the supply of fiber required by its United States operations. It carries on its operations through subsidiaries and joint operations in British Columbia, Alberta and the southern United States. Its operations located in western Canada manufacture all of the products except SYP lumber. Its sawmills located in the southern United States produce SYP lumber and wood chips.

  • Revenue in CAD (TTM)6.00bn
  • Net income in CAD608.00m
  • Incorporated1954
  • Employees8.57k
  • Location
    West Fraser Timber Co Ltd858 Beatty St Suite 501VANCOUVER V6B 1C1CanadaCAN
  • Phone+1 60 4895 2700
  • Fax+1 60 4681 6061
  • Websitehttps://www.westfraser.com
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
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Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
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Interfor Corp2.11bn63.40m905.88m1.14k15.821.025.280.450.89230.892330.5413.881.458.2218.441,847,711.004.374.534.895.1415.0114.463.003.131.482.750.25020.009.8714.6214.9521.4615.25--
Canfor Corporation4.96bn153.20m1.25bn6.24k9.230.73542.670.27271.171.1739.0914.691.153.7315.76794,807.704.958.326.9410.9531.4933.064.326.380.59066.320.32640.0010.549.563.899.2011.09--
Universal Forest Products, Inc.6.05bn187.45m3.00bn12.00k16.012.0210.800.50412.322.4574.7718.302.617.0710.20375,870.708.508.3410.5310.4513.6613.563.262.991.6322.460.200418.1813.9012.6923.4026.3119.0021.37
Potlatchdeltic Corp1.28bn147.33m3.34bn1.42k21.891.9813.532.641.711.7814.4618.910.411811.6041.38674,469.704.736.404.946.8824.4326.1211.4910.121.194.880.374298.9643.6211.3121.3310.8014.854.56
West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.6.00bn608.00m4.06bn8.57k8.011.544.780.68887.767.7682.3440.301.234.0015.04699,533.3012.5110.9714.7412.9737.5836.0710.148.860.612630.260.27387.0619.1711.9835.9118.341.8316.85
Trex Company Inc929.00m173.05m5.47bn1.21k32.6311.5128.946.032.192.1911.746.201.418.753.16570,522.3026.3030.3535.6939.3741.5239.8418.6315.192.26--0.08790.0021.0714.8438.6931.2120.96--
Data as of Jun 18 2019. Currency figures normalised to West Fraser Timber Co Ltd's reporting currency: Canadian Dollar CAD

Institutional shareholders

18.40%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Fidelity (Canada) Asset Management ULCas of 31 Mar 20192.86m4.29%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (Investment Management)as of 30 Apr 20191.97m2.95%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Apr 20191.56m2.34%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 20181.46m2.19%
Pictet Asset Management SAas of 30 Apr 2019893.53k1.34%
BMO Asset Management, Inc.as of 07 Jun 2019821.95k1.23%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 06 Jun 2019746.54k1.12%
Dimensional Fund Advisors LPas of 30 Apr 2019736.26k1.10%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.as of 30 Apr 2019664.30k0.99%
Mackenzie Financial Corp.as of 06 Jun 2019571.35k0.86%
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