West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (TSE:WFT) declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 15th, TickerTech reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 1st will be paid a dividend of 0.20 per share on Monday, April 1st. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 15th.
Shares of TSE:WFT traded down C$1.67 during trading on Thursday, reaching C$67.56. 378,041 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 398,906. The firm has a market cap of $4.95 billion and a PE ratio of 6.36. West Fraser Timber has a 12-month low of C$60.44 and a 12-month high of C$97.99. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 26.00, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a current ratio of 2.26.
West Fraser Timber (TSE:WFT) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February 12th. The company reported C$0.50 EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of C$1.27 billion for the quarter. Equities research analysts predict that West Fraser Timber will post 5.00000018491125 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other news, insider Sean Peter Mclaren purchased 1,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 26th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of C$65.93 per share, with a total value of C$65,934.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the insider now owns 6,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at C$428,571.
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West Fraser Timber Company Profile
West Fraser Timber Co Ltd. produces and sells lumber, panels, and pulp and paper in western Canada and the southern United States. The company offers spruce/pine/fir and southern yellow pine lumber, as well as newsprint, wood chips, and lignin. It also provides treated wood, medium density fiberboard panels, laminated veneer lumber panels, and plywood; northern bleached softwood Kraft pulp used to produce various paper products, including printing and writing papers, specialty grades, and various tissue products; and bleached chemical thermo-mechanical pulp that is used to produce coated board grades, printing and writing paper, and paper towel/napkin grades, as well as specialty papers and tissue grades.
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