Weyerhaeuser Company (WY): Check on its recent ratings

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Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) changes shares on Friday trading session, with a change of 1.29% or $0.29 shares. The trading starts at $22.78 and closed at $22.41 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $22.24 and day high was $23.125 on Friday, June 19. After the session, the Real Estate sector daily volume shifted to 16.67 million while its average volume is 6.34M. In other hand, the WY market cap reached to $16.09B. While, its current target price is $22.70 according to WSJ.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is up 4.32% and up 16.53% for month. Its quarterly performance was 53.79% above, while its half year performance is down -23.93%. WY yearly performance stood at negative -14.53% and fall -24.83% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Weyerhaeuser Company is 2.00.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. WY EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 0.49. EPS for this year is -110.30%, while for the next year its value is 0.60. Sales growth for the current quarter is 9.34 while its EPS Q/Q reached 151.90%. It has an EPS of -16.00% down for past five years and for the next five years will be up 5.00%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on WY for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 7 of 11 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 0 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 4 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 12 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 12, 0 rated it sell, 8 rated it as Buy and 4 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $23.00-$30.00. Average target price for WY was reached at $26.72.

Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), Blackrock Inc. and Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc are the top three holders in Weyerhaeuser Company (WY) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) has 110.14 million shares which valued 1.87 billion. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. owned 53.33 million shares which valued at 903.87 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc has a total of 44.99 million shares which valued at 762.54 million. In the end, Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc have 6.03% shares outstanding of Weyerhaeuser Company (WY) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 0.30% and institutional holding shifted to 78.90%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 0.49. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 10 analysts estimated an average EPS of -0.04, while 0.16 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for WY published in the report was -0.1-0.02 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.16 which is lower than 0.18 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for WY fall -11.11% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 11.79% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 3.67%. The moving average value for Weyerhaeuser Company (WY) is 24.23 and 20.49 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in WY stock. On Mar 17, Lewis Sara Grootwassink, Director, bought 5,000 trading shares at the cost of $17.96, which valued at 89800.0. On Mar 17, Wold David M, VP & Chief Accounting Officer, bought 2,000 shares at the cost of $17.95, with total shares of 19,588. On Feb 28, Wold David M, VP & Chief Accounting Officer, bought 1,000 shares at the cost of 25.19. After this transaction, Wold David M total shares reached to 17,588 which valued at 25190.0.