For Weyerhaeuser Company [WY], Analyst sees a rise to $41. What next?

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Weyerhaeuser Company [NYSE: WY] plunged by -$1.02 during the normal trading session on Wednesday and reaching a high of $41.60 during the day while it closed the day at $40.07. The company report on December 28, 2021 that Weyerhaeuser to Release Fourth Quarter Results on January 28.

Webcast and conference call at 7 a.m. PT (10 a.m. ET).


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Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) will release fourth quarter 2021 results on Friday, January 28, before the market opens. The company will hold a live webcast and conference call at 7 a.m. Pacific (10 a.m. Eastern) the same day to discuss results.

Weyerhaeuser Company stock has also loss -1.50% of its value over the past 7 days. However, WY stock has inclined by 11.86% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has gained 15.98% and lost -2.70% year-on date.

The market cap for WY stock reached $29.86 billion, with 750.11 million shares outstanding and 747.50 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 3.58M shares, WY reached a trading volume of 3710585 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Weyerhaeuser Company [WY]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for WY shares is $43.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on WY stock is a recommendation set at 1.90. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

BofA Securities have made an estimate for Weyerhaeuser Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on July 27, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Goldman raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on July 15, 2021, representing the official price target for Weyerhaeuser Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $35, while Stephens analysts kept a Equal-Weight rating on WY stock. On April 26, 2021, analysts increased their price target for WY shares from 37 to 50.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Weyerhaeuser Company is set at 0.94, with the Price to Sales ratio for WY stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.97. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.90, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 3.12. Price to Free Cash Flow for WY in the course of the last twelve months was 11.73 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 2.00.

WY stock trade performance evaluation

Weyerhaeuser Company [WY] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.50. With this latest performance, WY shares gained by 4.19% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 15.98% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 22.07% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for WY stock in for the last two-week period is set at 54.24, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 51.93, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 55.08 for Weyerhaeuser Company [WY]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 38.54, while it was recorded at 40.78 for the last single week of trading, and 36.71 for the last 200 days.

Weyerhaeuser Company [WY]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Weyerhaeuser Company [WY] shares currently have an operating margin of +21.35 and a Gross Margin at +33.95. Weyerhaeuser Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +10.58.

Return on Total Capital for WY is now 11.07, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 5.57. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 9.43, with Return on Assets sitting at 4.87. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Weyerhaeuser Company [WY] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 64.23. Additionally, WY Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 39.11, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 34.38. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 62.22, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 37.88.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Weyerhaeuser Company [WY] managed to generate an average of $85,041 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 16.04 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.46.Weyerhaeuser Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.00 and a Current Ratio set at 2.30.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Weyerhaeuser Company [WY] stock

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for WY. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Weyerhaeuser Company go to 5.00%.

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Weyerhaeuser Company [WY]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $25,504 million, or 85.70% of WY stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of WY stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 118,402,040, which is approximately 0.062% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 57,127,165 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.35 billion in WY stocks shares; and PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, currently with $1.82 billion in WY stock with ownership of nearly 6.57% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Weyerhaeuser Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of January and at the time of the January reporting period, where 403 institutional holders increased their position in Weyerhaeuser Company [NYSE:WY] by around 33,579,355 shares. Additionally, 368 investors decreased positions by around 28,200,784 shares, while 195 investors held positions by with 558,911,527 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 620,691,666 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. WY stock had 68 new institutional investments in for a total of 9,702,183 shares, while 78 institutional investors sold positions of 9,139,232 shares during the same period.