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Western Forest Products (TSX:WEF)


Western Forest Products stock research in summary

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Western Forest Products shares have a BUY rating. They are safely financed and are good value, but show below average growth. We recommend buying and holding Western Forest Products shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country Canada
Industry Forest Products
Index TSX Composite
Size class X-Small

June 8, 2018. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()


Achievements

Top 10 Stock



Research History: Western Forest Products

STOCK RESEARCH SUMMARY 2015 2016 2017 2018
STOCK VALUE RANKS
84
91
85
80
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
72
29
42
6
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
94
100
59
95
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
100
92
71
69

Last update of Combined Rank: 8-Jun-2018. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better is Western Forest Products in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

VALUE METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
PRICE VS. REVENUES (P/S)
71
82
80
72
PRICE VS. PROFITS (P/E)
91
100
95
81
PRICE VS. CAPITAL (Market-to-Book)
24
40
30
28
DIVIDEND YIELD
76
78
82
88
CONSOLIDATED RANK: VALUE
84
91
85
80

Last update of Value Rank: 8-Jun-2018. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of Western Forest Products; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
REVENUE GROWTH
60
61
17
18
PROFIT GROWTH
47
69
69
17
STOCK RETURNS
52
28
66
60
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
72
29
42
6

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 31-Mar-2018. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of Western Forest Products.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
67
64
74
76
REFINANCING
67
88
77
80
LIQUIDITY
97
95
92
95
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
94
100
59
95

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 31-Mar-2018. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of Western Forest Products and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for Western Forest Products from June 8, 2018.