Weyerhaeuser (WY) Shares Sold by Jane Street Group LLC

Jane Street Group LLC trimmed its holdings in Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY) by 78.1% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 5,956 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 21,244 shares during the quarter. Jane Street Group LLC’s holdings in Weyerhaeuser were worth $210,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its holdings in Weyerhaeuser by 0.6% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 50,358,161 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,775,629,000 after purchasing an additional 311,144 shares during the last quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC raised its holdings in Weyerhaeuser by 0.3% during the 4th quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC now owns 11,135,004 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $392,620,000 after purchasing an additional 30,203 shares during the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in Weyerhaeuser by 3.5% during the 4th quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 9,349,634 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $329,076,000 after purchasing an additional 318,697 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its holdings in Weyerhaeuser by 7.0% during the 4th quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 8,827,895 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $311,270,000 after purchasing an additional 580,014 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC raised its holdings in Weyerhaeuser by 33.7% during the 4th quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 2,925,727 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $103,161,000 after purchasing an additional 737,511 shares during the last quarter. 75.96% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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Weyerhaeuser stock opened at $36.26 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $27,862.21, a PE ratio of 31.53, a P/E/G ratio of 5.44 and a beta of 1.37. Weyerhaeuser has a 1 year low of $30.95 and a 1 year high of $37.89. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70, a current ratio of 1.47 and a quick ratio of 1.14.



Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY) last posted its earnings results on Friday, February 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by ($0.04). The company had revenue of $1.82 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.89 billion. Weyerhaeuser had a return on equity of 9.62% and a net margin of 8.09%. Weyerhaeuser’s quarterly revenue was up 14.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.14 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Weyerhaeuser will post 1.36 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 2nd were given a dividend of $0.32 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 1st. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.53%. Weyerhaeuser’s payout ratio is currently 111.30%.

In other news, VP Jeanne M. Hillman sold 15,389 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $35.22, for a total transaction of $542,000.58. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 0.35% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

WY has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Weyerhaeuser from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday. Bank of America raised Weyerhaeuser from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 24th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Weyerhaeuser has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $37.67.

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About Weyerhaeuser

Weyerhaeuser Company is a timber, land and forest products company. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned or controlled 13.1 million acres of timberlands, primarily in the United States, and manages additional timberlands under long-term licenses in Canada. The Company’s segments include Timberlands; Real Estate, Energy and Natural Resources (Real Estate & ENR), and Wood Products.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY)

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