RYN : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Bear of the Day: Louisiana Pacific (LPX) - Bear of the Day

    December 4, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Louisiana Pacific (LPX) - Bear of the Day
  2. 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. Timberland investing has managed to produce stable and steady returns for decades.

    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. ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. Bear of the Day: Rayonier (RYN) - Bear of the Day

    January 14, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Rayonier (RYN) - Bear of the Day
  5. 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. ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. Rayonier Not Really An Income Play On A Housing Recovery

    July 3, 2013
    Rayonier has good assets and a good business, but not a good valuation.
  8. 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.
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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.
  11. Real Estate Operations Stocks, Including SL Green, Making Big ...

    September 28, 2012
    The morning has been bad for the market. The Nasdaq has slipped 0.8%; the S&P 500 has decreased 0.7%; and the Dow is ...
  12. Better Volumes, But Not Better Value, At Plum Creek

    August 2, 2012
    Plum Creek is seeing improving conditions, but at the cost of margin.
  13. 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 ...
  14. Growing A Fortune With Timber

    April 6, 2012
    Timber could be one of the best long-term values around.
  15. 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.
  16. 2 High-Quality REITs to Buy on Sale

    March 7, 2012
    These two specialty REITs have healthy dividends and strong cash positions, and with the group’s seasonal bottom expected ...
  17. 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. ...
  18. 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 ...
  19. Rayonier Adding Capacity In Cellulose Specialties

    October 31, 2011
    Rayonier will exit the Absorbent Materials market.
  20. Rayonier Loves Fibers And Trees

    October 20, 2011
    Rayonier will focus energy and make substantial investments in the Forest Resources and Performance Fibers business as it ...
  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. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. Potlatch's Spinoff Plans Get Pulpy

    November 24, 2008
    When traditional funding for its spinoff dried up, Potlatch decided to get creative.
  27. 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 ...
  28. Look To Mother Nature For Safety

    October 24, 2008
    Timber REITs are a good place for long-term money.
  29. The REIT Stuff (RYN, PCL, WY)

    June 11, 2007
    A look at three potential asset plays in the lucrative timberland game.
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