West Fraser Timber Co Ltd

West Fraser Timber Co Ltd

Basic MaterialsForestry & Paper
  • Price (CAD)56.17
  • Today's Change2.85 / 5.35%
  • Shares traded654.52k
  • 1 Year change-31.39%
  • Beta1.5141
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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)5.48bn
  • Net income in CAD204.00m
  • Incorporated1954
  • Employees8.57k
  • Location
    West Fraser Timber Co LtdC/O West Fraser Group, 501-858 Beatty StVANCOUVER V6B 1C1CanadaCAN
  • Phone+1 60 4895 2745
  • Fax+1 60 4895 2745
  • 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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(YOY change %)
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(5 yr growth rate)
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Interfor Corp1.97bn-11.53m940.20m1.14k--1.038.770.4769-0.1829-0.182928.8413.551.328.3115.971,726,391.00-0.774.53-0.86765.1410.0114.46-0.5853.131.260.84980.25040.009.8714.6214.9521.4615.25--
Canfor Corporation4.81bn-65.20m1.91bn6.24k--1.086.530.3975-0.5381-0.538138.1914.131.104.6014.56771,330.10-0.56248.32-0.783910.9526.3333.06-0.51116.380.63270.38330.32310.0010.549.563.899.2011.09--
Universal Forest Products, Inc.5.92bn199.11m3.27bn12.00k16.142.1111.120.55282.492.6273.9519.022.487.209.05371,318.808.748.3411.1810.4514.3013.563.522.991.5024.740.152318.1813.9012.6923.4026.3119.0021.37
West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.5.48bn204.00m3.54bn8.57k22.551.407.610.64612.362.3677.5038.181.145.2313.22639,206.604.2510.974.9412.9731.0736.073.728.860.71496.860.26737.0619.1711.9835.9118.341.8316.85
Potlatchdeltic Corp1.20bn107.39m3.73bn1.42k33.922.2518.313.101.231.3113.4418.550.388212.2126.66637,338.503.476.403.636.8820.6126.128.9410.121.143.740.377698.9643.6211.3121.3310.8014.854.56
Trex Company Inc919.89m161.97m6.80bn1.21k42.3113.0837.647.392.072.0711.766.701.4610.434.56570,325.4025.6530.3531.1239.3740.4239.8417.6115.192.99--0.000.0021.0714.8438.6931.2120.96--
Data as of Sep 18 2019. Currency figures normalised to West Fraser Timber Co Ltd's reporting currency: Canadian Dollar CAD

Institutional shareholders

20.26%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (Investment Management)as of 31 Jul 20193.33m5.02%
Fidelity (Canada) Asset Management ULCas of 31 Jul 20192.74m4.13%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Jul 20191.59m2.39%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 20181.46m2.20%
Pictet Asset Management SAas of 31 Jul 2019828.25k1.25%
Dimensional Fund Advisors LPas of 31 Jul 2019756.65k1.14%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 05 Sep 2019726.73k1.10%
BMO Asset Management, Inc.as of 05 Sep 2019700.98k1.06%
Mackenzie Financial Corp.as of 05 Sep 2019684.18k1.03%
Merian Global Investors (UK) Ltd.as of 30 Jun 2019629.38k0.95%
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