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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 4885.73, and so far today it has a volume of 36335. Performance year to date since the 5/3/1973 is 7.35%.

To help you determine whether Weyerhaeuser Co. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 45.52 and forward P/E is 27.09. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Weyerhaeuser Co. has a value for PEG of 9.1. P/S ratio is 3.63 and the P/B ratio is 2.49. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 49.56 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Weyerhaeuser Co. is trading at, 31.62 (0.38% today), Weyerhaeuser Co. has a dividend yield of 3.94%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 175.10%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 0.69, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 44.65% after growing -36.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -66.50%, and -47.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 763.07, and the number of shares float is 740.44. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at 78.70%. The float short is 2.10%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.19. Management has seen a return on assets of 3.10%, 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 16.20%, and Weyerhaeuser Co. has a profit margin of 8.10%.

The 52 week high is -4.67%, with 46.44% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 2.21% and the 200 day simple moving average is 7.65%.

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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