Analyst Ratings for Weyerhaeuser Co. (WY)Updated: 2017-07-28
Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, WY was issued an average rating of Overweight.
Of the 12 analysts covering the stock, 6 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 2. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.
A number of analysts gave price targets for WY. The highest price target was 40, implying a possible profit of 21.43 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 31, implying a possible loss of -5.89 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.85 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -1.41 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.95 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.48 percent in FY estimates.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
The growth rate of WY's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -29.9 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of WY is -0.79.
WY has a 52-week high of 35.50 and a 52-week low of 28.58. Currently the stock is 15.26 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 7.21 percent. WY has a price/earnings ratio of 23.58. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WY value stock report compares WY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of WY is $25.72 billion. WY's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.