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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 the harvesting of timber, reforestation, forest management, the manufacture and sale of lumber and wood chips, and the sale of logs.
Price: $1.91 | Change: +$0.03 | %Change: +1.60%
Volume: 1.4m | Day High/Low: 1.94/1.87 | 52 Week High/Low: 2.80/1.78
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Looks like West Fraser earned $84 versus $90 million in q4.

Looks like West Fraser earned $84 versus $90 million in q4 from their lumber operations? This was due to the higher exchange rates albeit  lower volumes shipped by the company. I think this bodes well...read more
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RE:RE:West Fraser Timber earnings coming up~ (Apr 23rd 4pm EST)

Looks like the markets liked the results +8%. Looking forward to our own ER now.  rate and reply
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RE:RE:RE:West Fraser Timber earnings coming up~ (Apr 23rd 4pm EST)

And remember WEF sends logs for export, so log prices a key determinate too of revenue.  rate and reply
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RE:any new recommendations from analysts?

Mostly in the $3.00 range.  The bulk of the 'lists recongize the value but consider the technical environment.  So, guys like Scotia dropped from 3 and change to 3 even.     Raymond James is the...read more
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RE:RE:West Fraser Timber earnings coming up~ (Apr 23rd 4pm EST)

These are very strong results for WFT.  They benefited somewhat from the weak dollar (they're heavy to US production so not fully).  They're not much of a comparitor to WEF though -- WFT is a bit of...read more
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RE:West Fraser Timber earnings coming up~ (Apr 23rd 4pm EST)

And what do u think of the West Fraser  Timber results? Any thoughts? Thanks  rate and reply
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West Fraser Timber earnings coming up~ (Apr 23rd 4pm EST)

Might give us a bit of insight into WEF earnings. Worth keeping an eye out for~ --- Apr 23, 2015 Q1 2015 West Fraser Timber Co Ltd Earnings Release - 4:00PM EDT -  Apr...read more
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RE:any new recommendations from analysts?

on my birthday in 2001,  a Merril Lynch analyst put a sell recommendation on Goodyear Tire when the shares were trading at $3.30.  They never went lower and over the next couple years rose to above...read more
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any new recommendations from analysts?

Recent target prices? Thanks  rate and reply
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RE:Lumber Data 2015

Thanks Richc3.  The same outfit puts out a weekly report which has data on lumber, plywood and OSB.  It comes out at 2pm every Friday.  http://www.randomlengths.com/Woodwire/RL-Lbr-Pnl/  rate and reply
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RE:Lumber Data 2015

Richc3 thank you for that very informative post.  rate and reply
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Lumber Data 2015

I've been scanning around for some lumber information lately and found this site relatively interesting. Not sure how accurate some of it is, but may be worth a glance. http://www.madisonsreport.com/ ...read more
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Futures price up maximum daily limit of $10 today

And good news from the U.S. on housing today too.  Hope reigns eternal.  rate and reply
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RE:RE:lumber price

It appears a bottom could be in, but it's too early to tell with the continuing drop in the commodity.  It was really puzzling to me to see the modest Raymond James upgrading their price target on the...read more
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RE:lumber price

Mills never slacked off over the winter while demand was dropping.  So there is a lot of inventory built up.    Lumber trade agreement is coming up for renegotiation Oct.31 if I remember right...read more
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lumber price

How low can she go?  Where are you guys seeing the price of lumber taking support at?  I am thinking $220  rate and reply
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RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:LUMBER PRICES WORRISOME GOING INTO THE BUILDING SEASON

Not all insiders are staying away from there own stock Steven Williams purchased 25000 shares on Mar. 25 @ $2.05 per share Richard Forgaard purchased 40500 on Mar.19 @ $1.91 Thanks for your advice but...read more
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RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:LUMBER PRICES WORRISOME GOING INTO THE BUILDING SEASON

I don't see that happening, and so are the insiders, staying away from their own stock.  Market at highs while this stock is at lows, please listen to the message of the market and stay away, it will...read more
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RE:RE:RE:RE:LUMBER PRICES WORRISOME GOING INTO THE BUILDING SEASON

From another local (Port Alberni) two or three freighters are in Port on a weekly basis leaving loaded with lumber and raw logs so business on this side of Vancouver Island is fine, prices should...read more
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RE:RE:RE:LUMBER PRICES WORRISOME GOING INTO THE BUILDING SEASON

Thanks Louel .....good to have your insight ....helps to keep an intelligent perspective ....from a local!! Doubt they'll cancel the DIV...it's less than a 50% payout .....but we'll see.... I didn't...read more