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Canadian (TSX) Paper and Forestry Products Industry Analysis

UpdatedOct 03, 2023
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D1.5%
  • 3M-15.1%
  • 1Y-0.4%
  • YTD-1.7%

Over the last 7 days, the Paper and Forestry Products industry has risen 1.5%, driven by gains from West Fraser Timber of 2.9%. Overall in the last year, the industry is flat. Earnings are forecast to grow by 45% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the Canadian Paper and Forestry Products Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Wed, 04 Oct 2023CA$16.1bCA$25.4b-CA$407,912,250.0010.8x-39.6x0.6x
Fri, 01 Sep 2023CA$17.2bCA$25.3b-CA$407,125,750.0010.8x-42.2x0.7x
Sun, 30 Jul 2023CA$18.5bCA$25.8b-CA$13,804,137.009.4x-1340.9x0.7x
Tue, 27 Jun 2023CA$17.6bCA$28.2bCA$1.6b8.7x11x0.6x
Thu, 25 May 2023CA$16.3bCA$28.5bCA$1.6b9.3x9.9x0.6x
Sat, 22 Apr 2023CA$16.8bCA$31.9bCA$4.4b5.5x3.8x0.5x
Mon, 20 Mar 2023CA$16.9bCA$32.1bCA$4.4b5.6x3.8x0.5x
Wed, 15 Feb 2023CA$18.0bCA$32.6bCA$5.1b5.7x3.5x0.6x
Fri, 13 Jan 2023CA$16.4bCA$32.5bCA$5.3b4.7x3.1x0.5x
Sun, 11 Dec 2022CA$17.1bCA$32.8bCA$5.3b4.4x3.2x0.5x
Tue, 08 Nov 2022CA$16.6bCA$32.3bCA$5.3b3.7x3.1x0.5x
Thu, 06 Oct 2022CA$16.5bCA$32.5bCA$5.9b3.7x2.8x0.5x
Sat, 03 Sep 2022CA$18.5bCA$31.9bCA$5.7b3.7x3.2x0.6x
Mon, 01 Aug 2022CA$19.4bCA$31.1bCA$5.8b3.5x3.3x0.6x
Wed, 29 Jun 2022CA$16.7bCA$32.7bCA$7.2b3.2x2.3x0.5x
Fri, 27 May 2022CA$20.5bCA$32.6bCA$7.2b3.8x2.9x0.6x
Sun, 24 Apr 2022CA$20.8bCA$30.5bCA$6.3b4.3x3.3x0.7x
Tue, 22 Mar 2022CA$22.7bCA$30.2bCA$6.3b4.6x3.6x0.8x
Thu, 17 Feb 2022CA$24.0bCA$30.3bCA$6.8b6.6x3.5x0.8x
Sat, 15 Jan 2022CA$24.5bCA$29.5bCA$6.8b7.3x3.6x0.8x
Mon, 13 Dec 2021CA$22.5bCA$29.7bCA$6.9b6.1x3.3x0.8x
Wed, 10 Nov 2021CA$21.2bCA$29.4bCA$6.8b6.3x3.1x0.7x
Fri, 08 Oct 2021CA$21.7bCA$28.0bCA$6.6b5.9x3.3x0.8x
Sun, 05 Sep 2021CA$21.2bCA$27.9bCA$6.6b6.2x3.2x0.8x
Tue, 03 Aug 2021CA$20.1bCA$27.9bCA$6.6b6.2x3x0.7x
Fri, 07 May 2021CA$23.1bCA$21.8bCA$3.6b8.5x6.5x1.1x
Mon, 08 Feb 2021CA$14.7bCA$18.5bCA$1.8b12.4x8x0.8x
Sun, 01 Nov 2020CA$11.2bCA$16.8bCA$781.4m11.5x14.3x0.7x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: CA$11.3bTotal Earnings: CA$781.4mTotal Revenue: CA$16.8bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Canadian Paper and Forestry Products Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average -5.7x202120222023
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the Canadian Forestry industry at the moment, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates to remain steady.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.70x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • Total earnings for the Forestry industry have declined over the last three years, with the industry now making a loss overall.
  • Meanwhile revenues have grown 15% per year.
  • This means that although more sales are being generated, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased, which has decreased profits.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Canadian Materials industry?

CA Market-3.14%
Paper and Forestry Products1.50%
Forestry Products1.60%
Paper Products-4.45%
Industry PE
    Forecasted Growth
    • Analysts are most optimistic on the Forestry Products industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 45% over the next 5 years.
    • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 33% per year.
    • In contrast, the Forestry Products industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 45% per year over the next few years.

    Top Stock Gainers and Losers

    Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

    CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
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