Weyerhaeuser Company [WY] stock Downgrade by BofA Securities analyst, price target now $34

Weyerhaeuser Company [NYSE: WY] plunged by -$0.17 during the normal trading session on Tuesday and reaching a high of $30.86 during the day while it closed the day at $29.99. The company report on February 16, 2023 that Stockfish to Represent Weyerhaeuser at Upcoming Investor Conferences in March.

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Devin Stockfish, president and chief executive officer of Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY), will represent the company at two upcoming investor conferences.

Stockfish is scheduled to present at the Raymond James 44th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida, on Monday, March 6, 2023, at 9:15 a.m. Eastern, and then at the Citi 2023 Global Property CEO Conference in Hollywood, Florida, on Tuesday, March 7, at 9:55 a.m. Eastern.

Weyerhaeuser Company stock has also loss 0.00% of its value over the past 7 days. However, WY stock has declined by -2.16% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has lost -10.88% and lost -0.64% year-on date.

The market cap for WY stock reached $22.38 billion, with 735.65 million shares outstanding and 725.47 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 4.20M shares, WY reached a trading volume of 4518253 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 $37.10 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 2.40. 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 Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on September 20, 2022. The new note on the price target was released on July 20, 2022, representing the official price target for Weyerhaeuser Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $37, while Truist analysts kept a Hold rating on WY stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Weyerhaeuser Company is set at 0.84, with the Price to Sales ratio for WY stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.20. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.05, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.12. Price to Free Cash Flow for WY in the course of the last twelve months was 19.26 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.30.

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 0.00. With this latest performance, WY shares dropped by -8.44% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -10.88% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -22.26% 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 39.27, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 35.88, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 40.58 for Weyerhaeuser Company [WY]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 32.12, while it was recorded at 30.24 for the last single week of trading, and 32.84 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 +30.45 and a Gross Margin at +40.26. Weyerhaeuser Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +18.46.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 17.48, with Return on Assets sitting at 10.75.

Weyerhaeuser Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.30 and a Current Ratio set at 1.60.

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%.

Weyerhaeuser Company [WY]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $18,668 million, or 85.20% of WY stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of WY stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 119,614,485, which is approximately -0.369% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 58,904,581 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.77 billion in WY stocks shares; and PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, currently with $1.39 billion in WY stock with ownership of nearly 15.844% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Weyerhaeuser Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of Thursday and at the time of the Thursday reporting period, where 455 institutional holders increased their position in Weyerhaeuser Company [NYSE:WY] by around 36,508,372 shares. Additionally, 435 investors decreased positions by around 27,228,306 shares, while 164 investors held positions by with 558,728,760 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 622,465,438 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. WY stock had 98 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,736,649 shares, while 86 institutional investors sold positions of 4,870,079 shares during the same period.


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