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Is Weyerhaeuser Co.(NYSE: WY), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE: WY) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 5/3/1973. Weyerhaeuser Co. is in the Lumber, Wood Production industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for Weyerhaeuser Co., is 5347.37, and so far today it has a volume of 1446737. Performance year to date since the 5/3/1973 is 11.50%.

To help you determine whether Weyerhaeuser Co. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 39.47 and forward P/E is 27.38. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Weyerhaeuser Co. has a value for PEG of 7.89. P/S ratio is 3.36 and the P/B ratio is 2.01. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 58.27 and 1860.21 respectively.

At the current price Weyerhaeuser Co. is trading at, 32.65 (-0.21% today), Weyerhaeuser Co. has a dividend yield of 3.79%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 146.30%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 0.83, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 25.13% after growing -36.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -67.70%, and -46.80% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 739.08, and the number of shares float is 738.78. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at 79.70%. The float short is 1.98%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.73. Management has seen a return on assets of 2.90%, and also a return on investment of 9.00%.

The ability for Weyerhaeuser Co., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.9, and quick ratio is 1.2. Long term debt/equity is 0.89 and total debt/equity is 0.89. In terms of margins, Weyerhaeuser Co. has a gross margin of 19.60%, with its operating margin at 12.60%, and Weyerhaeuser Co. has a profit margin of 6.10%.

The 52 week high is -1.27%, with 51.21% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 6.83% and the 200 day simple moving average is 12.06%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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