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Weyerhaeuser Company

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Over the last 30 days, Weyerhaeuser's shares have underperformed the Zacks-categorized Building-Products- Wood industry. Also, the company is exposed to risks arising from adverse forex movements, higher costs, global uncertainties and stiff competition. However, over the long term, the company anticipates benefiting from the recovery of the U.S. housing market and its cost-control measures. Also, the divestment of Cellulose Fibers pulp mills, liquid packaging board business and printing papers business will allow it to focus on productive businesses. In addition, the company intends to evaluate strategic alternatives for its timberlands and manufacturing operations in Uruguay. For the fourth quarter, the company anticipates sequentially higher earnings from the Timberlands and Real Estate, Energy & Natural Resources segments, while has lower expectations from the Wood Products segment.

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