WY : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 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. ...
  2. Domtar Jumps 16% On Plant Closing: Time To Buy?

    September 12, 2013
    Domtar (NYSE:UFS) jumped the most in four years on news International Paper (NYSE:IP) is closing a mill in Alabama reducing ...
  3. 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.
  4. Key Announcements by Weyerhaeuser - Analyst Blog

    June 17, 2013
    Weyerhaeuser Company made a number of strategic announcements on June 16, 2013, all of which might have long-term implications ...
  5. WY 4Q Surpasses Est. - Analyst Blog

    January 25, 2013
    Weyerhaeuser Company's (WY) results for the fourth quarter and year 2012 were impressive. Earnings per share, before special ...
  6. Plum Creek-Drax Ink Long-Term Deal - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc., (PCL) penned a long-term fiber supply deal with Drax, a power company in the U.K. As per ...
  7. Plum Creek Buys Interest in Mines - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    Last week, Plum Creek Timber Company Inc. (PCL) - a leading timber real estate investment trust (REIT) - acquired an interest ...
  8. IP Gets Lion's Share in Olmuksa - Analyst Blog

    January 7, 2013
    International Paper Company (IP), a global paper and packaging firm, has recently acquired the majority stake in Olmuksa, ...
  9. Holiday ETF Portfolio: XRT, KOL, FAA, CUT, COW

    December 25, 2012
    Tumultuous trading and clouds ofuncertaintyon all fronts were dominant themes this year. However, despite all of the pessimism ...
  10. Louisiana-Pacific, Like Housing, Coming Back To Life

    November 8, 2012
    Louisiana-Pacific is seeing a return to profitability on strong OSB pricing.
  11. 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.
  12. WY's 3Q Beats Estimate - Analyst Blog

    October 26, 2012
    Weyerhaeuser Company (WY) reported impressive third quarter 2012 results with its earnings per share, before special items, ...
  13. Weyerhaeuser Hikes Qtrly Dividend - Analyst Blog

    October 12, 2012
    Weyerhaeuser Company's (WY) Board of Directors approved a 13.0% hike in the company's quarterly dividend rate. The revised ...
  14. Timber ETFs Head-to-Head: CUT vs. WOOD - ETF News And Commentary

    September 17, 2012
    With the housing market seemingly showing some green shoots, many are growing more optimistic that we have seen the bottom ...
  15. Basic Materials Stocks, Including Sasol Limited, Making Big Moves ...

    September 12, 2012
    The market has been doing well after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq is up 0.1%; the S&P 500 has climbed 0.3%; and the ...
  16. Better Volumes, But Not Better Value, At Plum Creek

    August 2, 2012
    Plum Creek is seeing improving conditions, but at the cost of margin.
  17. WY 2Q Lags Estimate - Analyst Blog

    July 27, 2012
    Weyerhaeuser Company (WY) reported its financial results for the second quarter 2012 on July 27. Earnings per share were ...
  18. Growing A Fortune With Timber

    April 6, 2012
    Timber could be one of the best long-term values around.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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 ...
  22. Louisiana-Pacific Still Bleeding

    November 9, 2011
    Recovery could still be long away for Louisiana-Pacific.
  23. Other Shale Plays Advance

    November 7, 2011
    The industry worked during the third quarter to explore other shale plays that are not generally known by investors.
  24. 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.
  25. Q2's Studs And Duds

    July 5, 2011
    Find out what you need to know about last quarter's hottest and coldest groups.
  26. Denbury Resources Continues Bakken Development

    May 30, 2011
    Denbury Resources made its reputation on tertiary enhanced oil recovery operations, but it is trying its hand at major development ...
  27. 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.
  28. April Rail Data: A Penny On The Tracks?

    May 12, 2011
    Rail traffic slipped in April, but a very difficult comparison in coal was the main culprit.
  29. Finding Value In The Forest

    May 10, 2011
    With so much of the commodities complex rising over the last year or so, it’s difficult to still find bargains. However, ...
  30. Tomorrow's Great Dividend Companies

    May 4, 2011
    Though not major dividend companies today, these names could become bigger payers in the future.
  31. 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.
  32. January's S&P 500 Winners and Losers

    February 1, 2011
    See the best and worst performing S&P 500 stocks from January 2011.
  33. 6 Overbought Stocks To Watch

    January 25, 2011
    Let's take a look at a few stocks that have recently entered overbought territory because these could be candidates for a ...
  34. Rail Traffic Has A Strong End To A Rebounding Year

    January 13, 2011
    The rail traffic rebound picked up a little steam in December.
  35. Taking Multiple Cuts At Plum Creek

    October 27, 2010
    Plum Creek is struggling now, but there is still value within.
  36. Packaging Getting Boxed In

    September 23, 2010
    Worries about a cyclical top have knocked the packaging sector.
  37. Domtar Still Looks Cheap

    July 28, 2010
    Value investor Seth Klarman owns 2.6 million shares of the paper company that reverse split 1:12 in 2009.
  38. The Rise Of The REITs

    July 14, 2010
    Real estate investment trusts have come back from the depths of the financial crisis.
  39. The Housing Crisis Continues

    June 22, 2010
    When the foreclosure issue will be resolved is not clear, but one thing's for certain: the housing market is not likely to ...
  40. Recovery Rides In On The Rails

    May 18, 2010
    April's rail traffic data suggest that the recovery in the U.S. economy is picking up steam.
  41. 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.
  42. Is Geothermal Energy The Answer?

    September 11, 2009
    Geothermal is carbon-free, abundant and might be the answer to the problems facing the world's need for energy.
  43. The Cubs Make The Best Paper Tigers

    April 30, 2009
    While large cap paper company stocks deserved their selloff, the smaller players appear quite compelling.
  44. International Paper A High-Risk Play

    March 11, 2009
    This paper company is trading as low as it has in decades, but it faces an uncertain future.
  45. 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 ...
  46. Signs The Market Is At Rock Bottom (Again)

    September 15, 2008
    Many have unsuccessfully tried to call a bottom, but perhaps the stars have finally aligned. Learn which stocks could be ...
  47. Paper Tigers

    April 8, 2008
    Paper industry stocks have taken a beating, and the weakness has finally inspired consolidation. Learn who the predators ...
  48. A Plum Stock Pick (PCL)

    March 22, 2007
    Plum Creek Timber is a stock that offers investors low correlation to equity and fixed income markets while providing diversification ...
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