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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Weyerhaeuser Co., WY

Weyerhaeuser Co., WY is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Lumber, Wood Production in the sector of Industrial Goods. Based in USA, Weyerhaeuser Co., WY  has a market cap of 22646.42. Since its IPO date on the 5/3/1973, Weyerhaeuser Co., WY performance year to date is 4.52%. Today Weyerhaeuser Co., WY has gained 1.76%, with a current price of 30.67.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 79.60%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 146.30%. Return of assets are at 2.90%, with return on investment at 9.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Weyerhaeuser Co., WY is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.89. While Total debt/equity is 0.89. With a profit margin of 6.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of 19.60%, and operating margin of 12.60%. Weyerhaeuser Co. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.9, while the quick ratio is 1.2.

For the last year Weyerhaeuser Co., WY has seen a EPS growth of -36.40%. A performance for the year of 2.47%. The 52-week high is -4.86%, and the 52-week low is 42.04%. The average volume for Weyerhaeuser Co., WY is 5261437.

With a target price of 34.2, can Weyerhaeuser Co., WY reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Weyerhaeuser Co., WY. Weyerhaeuser Co. has a P/E of 37 and a forward P/E of 25.37. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 7.4. Weyerhaeuser Co. also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.15 and 1.89 respectively. For P/cash, Weyerhaeuser Co. has a value of 54.57, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 30.67, Weyerhaeuser Co. has a dividend yield of 4.04%. We see a return on equity of 7.10%.

Looking more long-term Weyerhaeuser Co., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 5.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 25.94% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -36.40% for this year and for the last five years a -25.80% growth has been seen.

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