Weyerhaeuser Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WY stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 13.33% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of WY was $29.72,
representing a -6.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.74 and
a 59.78% increase over the 52 week low of $18.60.
WY is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). WY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.72. Zacks Investment Research reports WY's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 67%, compared to an industry
average of 27%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to WY through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WY as a top-10 holding:
- iShares S&P Global Timber &Forestry Index Fund (
- Guggenheim Timber ETF (
- PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund (
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Real Estate 50 Index Fund (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is CUT with an increase of
18.26% over the last 100 days. WOOD has the highest percent
weighting of WY at 7.86%.