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AS OF
May 26 closing price
Price
$91.02
Change
+$2.30 (+2.59%)
Capitalization
9.01B

WFG Price Prediction, West Fraser Timber Co Ltd AI Recommendations

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WFG's MACD Histogram crosses above signal line

The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) for WFG turned positive on May 26, 2022. Looking at past instances where WFG's MACD turned positive, the stock continued to rise in 40 of 50 cases over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are 80%.

Technical Analysis (Indicators)

Bullish Trend Analysis

The Stochastic Oscillator suggests the stock price trend may be in a reversal from a downward trend to an upward trend. of 51 cases where WFG's Stochastic Oscillator exited the oversold zone resulted in an increase in price. Tickeron's analysis proposes that the odds of a continued upward trend are .

The Momentum Indicator moved above the 0 level on May 25, 2022. You may want to consider a long position or call options on WFG as a result. In of 79 past instances where the momentum indicator moved above 0, the stock continued to climb. The odds of a continued upward trend are .

WFG moved above its 50-day moving average on May 25, 2022 date and that indicates a change from a downward trend to an upward trend.

The 10-day moving average for WFG crossed bullishly above the 50-day moving average on May 03, 2022. This indicates that the trend has shifted higher and could be considered a buy signal. In of 18 past instances when the 10-day crossed above the 50-day, the stock continued to move higher over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .

Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where WFG advanced for three days, in of 255 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .

The Aroon Indicator entered an Uptrend today. In of 261 cases where WFG Aroon's Indicator entered an Uptrend, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued Uptrend are .

Bearish Trend Analysis

The 10-day RSI Indicator for WFG moved out of overbought territory on May 05, 2022. This could be a bearish sign for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 39 similar instances where the indicator moved out of overbought territory. In of the 39 cases, the stock moved lower in the following days. This puts the odds of a move lower at .

The 50-day moving average for WFG moved below the 200-day moving average on May 20, 2022. This could be a long-term bearish signal for the stock as the stock shifts to an downward trend.

Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where WFG declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .

Fundamental Analysis (Ratings)

Fear & Greed

The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is seriously undervalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (1.082) is normal, around the industry mean (1.722). P/E Ratio (3.006) is within average values for comparable stocks, (11.107). Dividend Yield (0.009) settles around the average of (0.025) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (0.905) is also within normal values, averaging (1.864).

The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating very strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.

The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating low risk on high returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 72, placing this stock better than average.

The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating steady price growth. WFG’s price grows at a higher rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.

The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to worse than average earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.

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published Earnings

WFG is expected to report earnings to fall 41.17% to $6.03 per share on July 21

West Fraser Timber Co Ltd WFG Stock Earnings Reports
Q2'22
Est.
$6.03
Q1'22
Beat
by $0.24
Q4'21
Missed
by $0.16
Q3'21
Beat
by $0.23
Q2'21
Beat
by $0.75
The last earnings report on April 28 showed earnings per share of $10.25, beating the estimate of $10.01. With 313.60K shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 9.01B.
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WFG paid dividends on April 05, 2022

West Fraser Timber Co Ltd WFG Stock Dividends
А dividend of $0.25 per share was paid with a record date of April 05, 2022, and an ex-dividend date of March 17, 2022. Read more...
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Industry description

Forest products are materials derived from forestry for direct consumption or commercial use. Wood, for example, has variety or uses ranging from generating wood fuel (e.g. in the form of firewood or charcoal) to providing structural materials for the construction of buildings and home improvement, or in the form of wood pulp that is used in the paper production. . Pulp and paper industry, in particular, creates high volume demand for the wood materials including both softwood and hardwood. Major companies making such products include Trex Company, Inc. (manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railings), Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (makes engineered wood building products) and Universal Forest Products, Inc. (manufactures and distributes wood and wood-alternative products, pressure-treated wood, and is a solid-sawn lumber buyer; makes products for use in home improvement and construction industries).

Market Cap

The average market capitalization across the Forest Products Industry is 2.61B. The market cap for tickers in the group ranges from 47.7K to 13.09B. SCABY holds the highest valuation in this group at 13.09B. The lowest valued company is AMHD at 47.7K.

High and low price notable news

The average weekly price growth across all stocks in the Forest Products Industry was 1%. For the same Industry, the average monthly price growth was -3%, and the average quarterly price growth was -1%. BSTO experienced the highest price growth at 36%, while SGTM experienced the biggest fall at -6%.

Volume

The average weekly volume growth across all stocks in the Forest Products Industry was -12%. For the same stocks of the Industry, the average monthly volume growth was -29% and the average quarterly volume growth was 67%

Fundamental Analysis Ratings

The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows

Valuation Rating: 43
P/E Growth Rating: 62
Price Growth Rating: 51
SMR Rating: 38
Profit Risk Rating: 72
Seasonality Score: 0 (-100 ... +100)
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General Information

Industry ForestProducts

Profile
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Industry
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Address
c/o West Fraser Group, 858 Beatty Street
Phone
+1 604 895-2745
Employees
11000
Web
http://www.westfraser.com

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Correlation & Price change

A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, WFG has been loosely correlated with UFPI. These tickers have moved in lockstep 47% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is some statistical probability that if WFG jumps, then UFPI could also see price increases.

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Correlation
To WFG
1D Price
Change %
WFG100%
+2.77%
UFPI - WFG
47%
Loosely correlated
+3.04%
JCTCF - WFG
21%
Poorly correlated
-3.03%
EVA - WFG
14%
Poorly correlated
+0.71%
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