Short Interest Reporting: Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY)’s Trend Up, Especially After Decreased Shorts

November 21, 2016 - By kentuckypostne   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest Reporting: Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY)’s Trend Up, Especially After Decreased Shorts

The stock of Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) registered a decrease of 7.97% in short interest. WY’s total short interest was 12.89M shares in November as published by FINRA. Its down 7.97% from 14.00M shares, reported previously. With 3.62 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 4 days to cover their WY’s short positions. The short interest to Weyerhaeuser Company’s float is 1.74%. About 3.26M shares traded hands. Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) has declined 2.66% since April 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 6.52% the S&P500.

Weyerhaeuser Company is a real estate investment trust . The company has a market cap of $24.53 billion. The Firm is an owner of timberlands. It has a 56.71 P/E ratio. It is principally engaged in growing and harvesting timber, as well as manufacturing, distributing and selling products made from trees.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.12 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.31, from 0.81 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 48 funds sold all Weyerhaeuser Co shares owned while 313 reduced positions. 66 funds bought stakes while 228 increased positions. They now own 558.83 million shares or 51.86% less from 1.16 billion shares in 2016Q1.
Jnba Financial Advsr last reported 0.01% of its portfolio in the stock. Raymond James Assocs, a Florida-based fund reported 1.50 million shares. Dubuque Bancorporation And Co has 11,950 shares for 0.07% of their US portfolio. Ibm Retirement Fund holds 0.11% or 97,788 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Skylands Capital Lc has 0.27% invested in Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) for 54,620 shares. Bancorporation Of America Corporation De holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) for 10.24M shares. Moreover, Hancock Holdg has 0.01% invested in Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) for 7,312 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Corporation has 0.18% invested in the company for 101,392 shares. Kbc Group Nv reported 152,146 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Reilly Advisors Ltd Liability Company has invested 0% of its portfolio in Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY). Frontier Ltd Company reported 277 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Cordasco Financial Net last reported 14,208 shares in the company. Rhumbline Advisers last reported 1.13M shares in the company. Profund Advsrs Lc holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) for 53,053 shares. Moreover, New England Private Wealth Advsr Limited Liability Com has 0.12% invested in Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) for 10,495 shares.

Insider Transactions: Since June 7, 2016, the stock had 0 buys, and 9 insider sales for $23.28 million net activity. $369,294 worth of Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) was sold by Slater Catherine I. On Monday, July 25 the insider HOLLEY RICK R sold $19.79 million. 59,686 shares with value of $1.94M were sold by HILLMAN JEANNE M on Wednesday, August 10. Shares for $109,494 were sold by Hunter Rhonda D on Wednesday, July 27. Merle Denise M had sold 15,049 shares worth $468,325. Another trade for 9,536 shares valued at $298,000 was sold by Emmert Mark A. Another trade for 1,929 shares valued at $58,456 was made by Bozeman David P on Thursday, June 9.

Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) Ratings Coverage

Out of 11 analysts covering Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY), 8 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 73% are positive. Weyerhaeuser Company has been the topic of 18 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock has “Hold” rating given by Vertical Research on Tuesday, May 3. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Dundee Securities on Tuesday, January 19. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, August 12 by Dundee Securities. CLSA upgraded the shares of WY in a report on Friday, November 13 to “Outperform” rating. Credit Agricole upgraded the shares of WY in a report on Friday, November 13 to “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, March 11 with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, November 17 report. Argus Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, March 15 report. The rating was upgraded by DA Davidson on Wednesday, June 29 to “Buy”. DA Davidson downgraded Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) on Monday, May 9 to “Neutral” rating.

WY Company Profile

Weyerhaeuser Company, incorporated on January 18, 1900, is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Firm is an owner of timberlands. The Firm is principally engaged in growing and harvesting timber, as well as manufacturing, distributing and selling products made from trees. The Company’s divisions include Timberlands, Wood Products and Cellulose Fibers. The Firm owns or controls approximately seven million acres of timberlands, primarily in the United States, and manages additional timberlands under long-term licenses in Canada. It is engaged in the manufacturing of wood and specialty cellulose fibers products.

Another recent and important Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “Weyerhaeuser announces leadership changes” on November 01, 2016.

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