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Western Forest Products Inc T.WEF

Sector: Forest Products | Sub-Sector: Lumber & Wood Production
Alternate Symbol(s):  WFSTF

Western Forest Products Inc is an integrated softwood forest products company. The Company's business includes timber harvesting, reforestation, forest management, saw milling logs into lumber, wood chips, and value-added lumber remanufacturing.
Price: $2.45 | Change: $-0.01 | %Change: -0.41%
Volume: 187,478 | Day High/Low: 2.48/2.45 | 52 Week High/Low: 2.68/1.34


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News taken from Market Wired

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 28, 2014) - Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX:WEF) ("Western" or the "Company") announced today that it has finalized an agreement to amend and extend...read more
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RE:material information

It is not material information. It is a common occurrence in the forest industry. They have lots of lumber to sell from their storage facilities. Permanent mill closure is different.  rate and reply
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RE:material information

where do the logs come from the weather report has it raining there for 6 days straight?  rate and reply
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material information

A mill closing requires a news release not an interview, its a complaint to bc securities for these fckers  rate and reply
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Resolute former Abitibi Paper

General info Market Chatter: Resolute Forest Seeking to Acquire or Build Lumber Mills; Shares Up More Than 3% 3:26PM ET on Wednesday Aug 06, 2014 03:26 PM EDT, 08/06/2014 (MT Newswires) -- Resolute...read more
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RE:RE:Heat

Here is an article discussing the situaton to help appease concerns: http://www.albernivalleynews.com/news/272938691.html  rate and reply
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short

For what it's worth, according to Globe WEF had the largest short decrease to Aug 15 of over 11mil shares.  rate and reply
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RE:RE:Also....

Isn't that what I said??  rate and reply
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RE:Heat

I live in the BC Interior where it is always hot and dry in the summertime, and lumber mills rarely close, even when there are forest fires nearby.  Something is not right here; what don't I...read more
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RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:WEF goes ex dividend to morrow doesn't it?

Since the release on the 20th of August 25M shares have crossed the tape from what I can see. Should be quick.  rate and reply
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RE:RE:RE:RE:WEF goes ex dividend to morrow doesn't it?

"Brookfield currently holds 113,960,052 common shares, representing 29% of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company. Concurrently with the Offering, CIBC World Markets Inc. and...read more
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RE:Also....

On the contrary. The lower the Canadian dollar to the US dollar the better.  rate and reply
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RE:Heat

IMO it might just be a short term issue, as the Q2 report showed good inventory levels, WEF will have its wood to sell through the dry/fire/heat season, good time to sell lumber and save on...read more
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Also....

The Loonie has been hammering the Buck today and WEF tends to have a positive correlation with USD/CAD from what I've seen. Higher US Dollar means higher profits when converted to Canadian Dollars I...read more
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Heat

Operations on Vancouver Island have been shut down for an extended period due heat and dry conditions.  rate and reply
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RE:RE:RE:WEF goes ex dividend to morrow doesn't it?

Correction,my apologies, according to my Broker the 100 million share offering is closed.I suspect the volatilty is due to the unknown identity of the buyer/buyers and the fear that it is just another...read more
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RE:RE:RE:RE:WEF goes ex dividend to morrow doesn't it?

Maybe the drop has something to do with the short sellers not wanting to pay the dividend and getting out today? But I must confess I really don't understand it all. I would have though if the the...read more
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RE:RE:RE:WEF goes ex dividend to morrow doesn't it?

I couldn't find any evidence that the 113 million shares Brookfield released on the market were immediately sold.I don't think there is any reason to believe that some or perhaps much of that alotment...read more
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RE:RE:WEF goes ex dividend to morrow doesn't it?

Brookfield is supposed to close the last sale of their shares on Sept 10. Then we may get more news as to who the buyer was. Was it a single buyer who will take the company over with another offer? Or...read more
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RE:WEF goes ex dividend to morrow doesn't it?

Yes, according to TD Waterhouse tomorrow is the ex-dividend date. Maybe it was just a technical thing, near-term the stock was overbought after that pretty good run up and it was getting into last...read more