|Bid||69.0400 x 700|
|Ask||69.4200 x 600|
|Day's Range||69.1100 - 69.5400|
|52 Week Range||52.8900 - 70.9500|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.48%|
Nov.29 -- The iShares Global Timber & Forestry ETF (WOOD) tracks the forest and paper product industry and has gained more than 30 percent this year.
Emerging Markets After the 30% climb in the MSCI Emerging Markets index this year, investors should expect some bumps in the months ahead. Institutional investors, for instance, are buying privately-held businesses and alternative assets such as real estate, agriculture, and natural resources, including water. Japanese pension and insurance funds are considering investing in food and agriculture operations, through private equity and other funds, to boost portfolio yields.
DJ Commodity Index Natural disasters can be a boon for commodities used in the recovery efforts that follow—and if that holds true for lumber, it would add to a parade of factors that could lift prices to levels they haven’t seen in over a decade. “Lumber futures are among the top commodities with a direct positive price correlation to major hurricanes,” says Will Rhind, CEO of GraniteShares, which offers a suite of commodity-based exchange-traded funds. “In the second half of the three major hurricane years this century—2005, 2010, and 2013—lumber futures increased about a third in price on average” from the first half of those years, he says.
The expected performance of timberland REIT Weyerhaeuser (WY) for the rest 2017 and in 2018 can be best understood by its valuation multiples.
REITs (real estate investment trusts) usually provide generous returns to their shareholders in the form of dividends or share buybacks.
After thriving for a long time in a low interest rate environment, REITs (real estate investment trusts) are now facing a high interest rate.
REITs (real estate investment trusts) depend on debt and equity for their working capital, and so they're directly impacted by the Fed’s interest rate policy.
Weyerhaeuser (WY) has undertaken several divestiture policies in order to dispose of its underperforming and non-core businesses.
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, some investors have been paying renewed attention to timber and forestry exchange-traded funds. The dominant names in that group are ...
Timberland REIT (real estate investment trust) Weyerhaeuser (WY) has been able to use the opportunities of the booming housing sector to its advantage.
Timberland REIT (real estate investment trust) Weyerhaeuser (WY) reported upbeat earnings results for 2Q17, backed by higher sales and prudent cost management.
The growing economy has helped REITs including Weyerhaeuser (WY), Rayonier (RYN), Resolute Forests Products (RFP), and International Paper (IP) reap higher profits.
Timberland REITs (real estate investment trusts) in the US don’t seem to be in doubt about their continued growth momentum in the near future.
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