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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 3574.71, and so far today it has a volume of 3759500. Performance year to date since the 5/3/1973 is 7.01%.

To help you determine whether Weyerhaeuser Co. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 44.94 and forward P/E is 25.72. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Weyerhaeuser Co. has a value for PEG of 8.99. P/S ratio is 3.51 and the P/B ratio is 2.45. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 47.89 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Weyerhaeuser Co. is trading at, 31.1 (1.50% today), Weyerhaeuser Co. has a dividend yield of 3.99%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 160.10%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 0.69, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 48.16% after growing -36.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -27.40%, and 23.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 746.86, and the number of shares float is 740.45. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 77.80%. The float short is 1.74%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.6. Management has seen a return on assets of 2.70%, and also a return on investment of 9.10%.

The ability for Weyerhaeuser Co., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.1, and quick ratio is 1.9. Long term debt/equity is 0.99 and total debt/equity is 0.99. In terms of margins, Weyerhaeuser Co. has a gross margin of 21.70%, with its operating margin at 13.40%, and Weyerhaeuser Co. has a profit margin of 7.00%.

The 52 week high is -5.33%, with 45.43% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -1.05% and the 200 day simple moving average is 6.18%.

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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