Weyerhaeuser Company (WY) Opportunity Or End Game?

Wall Street analysts will be watching closely when Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) reports its quarterly earnings next, which is scheduled for Fri 26 Apr (In 73 Days). Looking at the latest analyst forecasts, the current earnings-per-share (EPS) consensus estimate is sitting at $0.13 per share. In the preceding quarter, the company reportedly generated EPS of $0.10 per share of its common stock. Looking at profitability indicators, this organization has an operating margin of 95.40%, a profit margin of 60.30% and a gross margin of 17.80%.

Speaking of Wall Street analysts, a number of market experts at top investment banks have recently posted their updated ratings on shares of Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY). Most recently, on January 23rd, 2019, Seaport Global Securities Initiated a Buy rating. Before that, on January 2nd, 2019, BofA/Merrill Downgrade to Neutral. Vertical Research Upgrade a Buy rating on October 24th, 2018, BofA/Merrill Upgrade an Buy rating on January 24th, 2018, and Stephens Initiated a Equal-Weight rating on October 24th, 2017.

At its current price point, combined with the fact that this company has 756.80M shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 19.17B. In the last trading day, 7,417,594 shares of Weyerhaeuser Company were traded, which compares to its usual volume of about 5.98M shares per day of trading.

If we compare this company’s current price to its recent pricing activity, we can see that the price has changed by -$1.15 in the past five trading days, resulting in a percentage change of -4.34% and a moving average of 25.71. In the past 20 days, its price changed by $1.25 (which is +5.19%) and the stock’s moving average was 25.50. Looking back a full 50 days, shares of WY changed by -$1.62 (which is -6.01%) and demonstrated a moving average of 24.45.

Staying in the same analytical area, this company’s stock has demonstrated a 9-day Stochastic %K score of 10.28%, a 14-day Stochastic %K score of 36.64% and a 20-day Stochastic %K score of 43.98%. Using a similar metric, Weyerhaeuser Company (WY) shares showed a Stochastic %D of 18.22% over the past 9 days, a Stochastic %D score of 43.66% over the last 14 days, and a 20-day Stochastic %D of 50.67%. Meanwhile, this stock’s MACD Oscillator was -0.56 over the past 9 days, -0.46 over the past two weeks, and -0.04 in the last 20 days.

As recent trading data suggests, this company’s shares have been hovering close to the $25.33 level. Over the past 12 months, this stock has experienced a high price of $38.39 and a low of $20.52. Top market experts pay heightened attention to a stock as it is getting closer to a notable historic high price or low price.

The Vanguard Group Inc sold more shares of this company during the last fiscal quarter, as we can observe in the latest corresponding filing from Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This specific major shareholder, at the end of the quarter, held 93,907,009 shares of the company’s stock following the subtraction of -1,323,857 to this investor’s holdings during the three-month period. This share count represents that The Vanguard Group Inc now held 12.53% stake in Weyerhaeuser Company (WY)’s shares.

Just in the most recent trading day, Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) experienced a high price of $25.62 and low point of $25.13. At the end of the last trading session, this stock was at 25.33 per share, following a gain of $0.09, or -0.28% during the full day.