Weyerhaeuser Company [NYSE: WY] shares went higher by 0.09% from its previous closing of $27.83, now trading at the price of $27.85, also adding 0.02 points. Is WY stock a buy or should you stay away?

The stock had a rather active trading session with the latest closing, by far recording 859888 contracts. Compared to the average trading volume of WY shares, the company saw a far better performance. Moreover, the stock has a 742.99M float and a -0.52% run over in the last seven days. WY share price has been hovering between $34.09 and $20.52 lately, and is definitely worthy of attention.

Weyerhaeuser Company [NYSE:WY]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 20.52 to 34.09. This is compared to its latest closing price of $27.83.

Keep your eyes peeled for the next scheduled financial results to be made public for this company, which are scheduled to be released on Fri 25 Oct (In 37 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Weyerhaeuser Company [WY]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Weyerhaeuser Company [WY] sitting at +13.95 and its Gross Margin at +25.20, this company’s Net Margin is now 0.00%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 6.71, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 8.50%. Its Return on Equity is 8.34, and its Return on Assets is 4.24. These metrics suggest that this Weyerhaeuser Company does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Weyerhaeuser Company [WY] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 73.47. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 42.35, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 38.53. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 3.78, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 59.90.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 17.32 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 3.49. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 3.85, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.29. Weyerhaeuser Company [WY] has a Price to Book Ratio of 1.80, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 14.88 and P/E Ratio of 6,336.36. These metrics show that this company has a mixed appeal, and ROI could be a gain or a loss.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Weyerhaeuser Company [WY] earns $803,871 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 16.91 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.42.

Weyerhaeuser Company [WY] has 757.43M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $21.08B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 20.52 to 34.09. At its current price, it has moved down by -18.29% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 35.75% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.64, which indicates that it is 2.10% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 67.71. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Weyerhaeuser Company [WY] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Weyerhaeuser Company [WY], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.