RYN : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Finding Portfolio Serenity In the Forest

    April 1, 2014
    Volatility is back with a vengeance in the stock markets and one of the best places to hide from that force is in the forest. ...
  2. Your 2-Step Guide To Spin-Off Investing -- And 3 Picks To Get ...

    March 18, 2014
    We've come a long way from the era of conglomerates. Decades ago, management teams figured that if they can run one business ...
  3. The 1% Are Looking Elsewhere For Returns

    September 18, 2013
    For the rich, stocks and bonds aren’t cutting it. They continue to add more alternative asset classes to their portfolios. ...
  4. Weyerhaeuser Down to Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2013
    We recently downgraded Weyerhaeuser Company from Outperform to a Neutral recommendation, anticipating that the company will ...
  5. The Market Has Priced In Weyerhaeuser's Recovery

    January 30, 2013
    Weyerhaeuser is seeing better conditions, but the market has long since priced that in.
  6. A Commodity ETF Growing Like a Weed

    January 3, 2013
    After years of slow growth, timber is back as an attractive long-term investment, and this exchange traded fund is a great ...
  7. At Plum Creek Timber, It's Still A Waiting Game

    October 31, 2012
    Plum Creek should benefit from improving residential construction, but valuation could be an issue.
  8. Better Volumes, But Not Better Value, At Plum Creek

    August 2, 2012
    Plum Creek is seeing improving conditions, but at the cost of margin.
  9. Wood Stocks That Are a Cut Above

    May 1, 2012
    Joel Anderson, contributor to Equities.com, highlights several leading wood stocks and two specialized ETFs that allow investors ...
  10. Weyerhaeuser Like Watching The Grass Grow

    April 30, 2012
    Weyerhaeuser's earnings weren't great, but then nobody expected them to be. Weyerhaeuser is still muddling through a tough ...
  11. Forestry Focuses On High-Tech Growth

    April 30, 2012
    Advances in bioproducts could be the forestry sector's salvation and growth engine for years to come.
  12. Growing A Fortune With Timber

    April 6, 2012
    Timber could be one of the best long-term values around.
  13. Fight Inflation With Timber Stocks

    March 9, 2012
    With the rising costs of food and gas, Timber stocks and ETFs are one way to fight an inflationary environment.
  14. Weyerhaeuser Already Anticipating The Turn

    February 8, 2012
    Weyerhaeuser is undervalued and lapping the street as investors anticipate a recovery for the residential construction market.
  15. Plum Creek Timber Looks For The Bottom In 2012

    February 3, 2012
    Plum Creek has a respectable yield and is probably not overpriced, but it's not a great bargain today either.
  16. Specialty REITs Show Outperformance

    December 29, 2011
    Real estate firms operating outside the norm are performing best. For investors, specialty REITs could be the key to real ...
  17. Forestry Looks For Other Ways To Grow

    September 7, 2011
    Advances in bioproducts could be the forestry sector's salvation and growth engine for years to come.
  18. Plum Creek Timber Is Still A Little Warped

    August 1, 2011
    Plum Creek is getting by, but there's no imminent reason to buy it.
  19. Looking For Reorientation On Louisiana-Pacific

    May 12, 2011
    A dead housing market has taken the steam out of demand, but LPX should rebound strongly.
  20. Wait For A Better Chance On Plum Creek

    April 27, 2011
    Timber is a great long-term asset, but timing still matters if investors want to avoid short-term losses.
  21. Top Picks For The Next Decade

    January 25, 2011
    Forget great holdings for the next year; we look at stocks for the next decade.
  22. Money Grows On Trees

    November 17, 2010
    An investor's portfolio grows as the investor evolves, and the timberland and lumber fields offer great possibilities for ...
  23. Taking Multiple Cuts At Plum Creek

    October 27, 2010
    Plum Creek is struggling now, but there is still value within.
  24. Increase Your Income With Commodities

    September 2, 2010
    When investors add a commodities component to a portfolio, they generally do so for capital gains exposure.
  25. Inflation Portfolio Picks

    August 12, 2010
    Which stocks should do well if inflation kicks in - and, more importantly, is inflation apt to kick in at all?
  26. Plum Creek Gets Pruned

    April 30, 2010
    A sharp sell-off on an okay quarter may be just the opening investors need to get into this high-quality dividend stock.
  27. Investing In The Woods

    February 18, 2010
    One commodity has been able to shrug off recent selling and hit a fresh two-year high in February - timber.
  28. Alexander And Baldwin: The Forgotten Baldwin

    May 21, 2009
    Alexander and Baldwin is being hurt by the recession but its businesses will bounce back with a recovery, and its land holdings ...
  29. Time To Nail Down Construction Stocks?

    May 13, 2009
    Although the construction industry is slow, insider buying trends show companies that may be on the rise.
  30. Potlatch's Spinoff Plans Get Pulpy

    November 24, 2008
    When traditional funding for its spinoff dried up, Potlatch decided to get creative.
  31. A Stumping Valuation On Plum Creek

    October 31, 2008
    Timber demand has softened with the housing market, but Wall Street seems to be assigning trough-level value to Plum Creek's ...
  32. Look To Mother Nature For Safety

    October 24, 2008
    Timber REITs are a good place for long-term money.
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