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Executive Summary

Weyerhaeuser Company, one of the world's largest private owners of timberlands, began operations in 1900.


Snowflake Analysis

Proven track record with reasonable growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has Weyerhaeuser's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: WHC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.2%

WHC

1.0%

DE REITs

3.5%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-15.4%

WHC

9.3%

DE REITs

3.0%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: WHC underperformed the German REITs industry which returned 9.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WHC underperformed the German Market which returned 3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

WHCIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.2%1.0%3.5%
30 Day-4.4%-1.4%-0.08%
90 Day22.0%12.6%21.0%
1 Year-12.2%-15.4%9.9%9.3%5.2%3.0%
3 Year-20.8%-30.1%1.7%-11.9%4.5%-4.0%
5 Year-15.1%-30.9%8.0%-14.6%11.5%-3.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Weyerhaeuser's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Weyerhaeuser undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

45.62x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: WHC (€19.8) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€19.39)

Significantly Below Fair Value: WHC is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: WHC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (45.6x) compared to the REITs industry average (8.8x).

PE vs Market: WHC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (45.6x) compared to the German market (21.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: WHC is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.8x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: WHC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the DE REITs industry average (1.6x).


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Future Growth

How is Weyerhaeuser forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?

53.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: WHC's forecast earnings growth (53.9% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).

Earnings vs Market: WHC's earnings (53.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (22.4% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: WHC's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: WHC's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if WHC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Weyerhaeuser performed over the past 5 years?

-11.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: WHC has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: WHC's current net profit margins (5.5%) are higher than last year (2.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WHC's earnings have declined by -11% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: WHC's earnings growth over the past year (93.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (-11% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: WHC earnings growth over the past year (93.2%) exceeded the REITs industry 25.3%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: WHC's Return on Equity (4.5%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Weyerhaeuser's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: WHC's short term assets ($2.5B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: WHC's short term assets ($2.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($7.3B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: WHC's debt to equity ratio (90.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: WHC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 107.5% to 90.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: WHC's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (14.6%).

Interest Coverage: WHC's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Weyerhaeuser current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.48%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WHC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WHC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WHC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WHC's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: WHC is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of WHC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Devin Stockfish (46yo)

1.5yrs

Tenure

US$9,957,168

Compensation

Mr. Devin W. Stockfish, Esq., J.D., has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Weyerhaeuser Company since January 1, 2019. He was Senior Vice President of Timberlands at Weyerhaeuser Compa ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Devin's total compensation ($USD9.96M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD5.21M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Devin's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Devin Stockfish
President1.5yrsUS$9.96m0.016% $2.3m
Russell Hagen
Senior VP & CFO4.42yrsUS$3.69m0.016% $2.4m
Adrian Blocker
Senior Vice President of Timberlands6.92yrsUS$3.37m0.013% $1.9m
James Kilberg
Senior Vice President of Real Estate4.25yrsUS$2.86m0.016% $2.4m
Keith O'Rear
Senior Vice President of Wood Products1.5yrsUS$4.00m0.0015% $220.6k
David Wold
VP & Chief Accounting Officer1.17yrsno data0.0026% $392.1k
Denise Merle
Senior VP & Chief Administration Officer2.42yrsno data0.011% $1.7m
Elizabeth Baum
Vice President5.92yrsno datano data
Paul Leuzzi
VP, Assistant General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officerno datano datano data
Kristy Harlan
Senior VP3.5yrsno data0.0028% $418.9k

3.5yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: WHC's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Devin Stockfish
President1.5yrsUS$9.96m0.016% $2.3m
Douglas Steuert
Independent Director15.75yrsUS$255.99k0.0039% $584.4k
Rick Holley
Independent Non-Executive Chairman4.42yrsUS$379.98k0.072% $10.8m
Charles Williamson
Lead Independent Director4.42yrsUS$275.99k0.0056% $842.3k
Marc Racicot
Independent Director4.42yrsUS$255.99k0.0056% $827.4k
Sara Lewis
Independent Director4.42yrsUS$275.99k0.0034% $509.9k
Nicole Piasecki
Independent Director17.5yrsUS$270.99k0.028% $4.1m
Lawrence Selzer
Independent Director4.42yrsUS$255.99k0.0047% $699.2k
Mark Emmert
Independent Director12.08yrsUS$255.99k0.0033% $489.0k
Kim Williams
Independent Director13.75yrsUS$255.99k0.0045% $670.9k

4.4yrs

Average Tenure

65.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: WHC's board of directors are considered experienced (4.4 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Weyerhaeuser Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Weyerhaeuser Company
  • Ticker: WHC
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1900
  • Industry: Specialized REITs
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Market Cap: US$16.842b
  • Listing Market Cap: US$14.908b
  • Shares outstanding: 746.21m
  • Website: https://www.weyerhaeuser.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Weyerhaeuser Company
  • 220 Occidental Avenue South
  • Seattle
  • Washington
  • 98104
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
WYNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJan 1968
WHCDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJan 1968
0LWGLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesGBUSDJan 1968
WHCETLX (Eurotlx)YesCommon SharesITEURJan 1968
W1YC34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EACH 1 REPR 1 SHS UNSPONBRBRLJan 2020

Biography

Weyerhaeuser Company, one of the world's largest private owners of timberlands, began operations in 1900. We own or control approximately 11 million acres of timberlands in the U.S. and manage additional timberlands under long-term licenses in Canada. We manage these timberlands on a sustainable basis in compliance with internationally recognized forestry standards. We are also one of the largest manufacturers of wood products in North America. Our company is a real estate investment trust. In 2019, we generated $6.6 billion in net sales and employed approximately 9,400 people who serve customers worldwide. We are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/07 21:21
End of Day Share Price2020/07/07 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.