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West Fraser is a forestry company offering wood products. It provides lumber, wood chips, fibreboard, plywood, panels, pulp and paper, and bioproducts. The company solutions find application in home construction, repair and remodelling, industrial applications, papers, tissue and box materials production.
TypePublic
Founded1955
HQVancouver, CA
Websitewestfraser.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)8,115(-1%)
Job Openings220
Revenue (FY, 2020)C$5.9 B(+20%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)$68.9
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at West Fraser

Raymond Ferris

Raymond Ferris

President and Chief Executive Officer
Keith Carter

Keith Carter

Vice-President, Pulp and Energy Operations
James Gorman

James Gorman

Vice-President, Corporate and Government Relations
Chris Virostek

Chris Virostek

Vice-President, Finance and CFO
Christopher McIver

Christopher McIver

Senior Vice-President, Marketing and Corporate Development
Gerald J. Miller

Gerald J. Miller

Corporate Director
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West Fraser Office Locations

West Fraser has offices in Vancouver, Quesnel, Toronto, Germantown and in 1 other location
Vancouver, CA (HQ)
858 Beatty St #501
Quesnel, CA
1250 Brownmiller Rd
Toronto, CA
1 Toronto St Suite 1200
Vancouver, CA
595 Burrard St suite 453
Cowie, GB
Station Rd
Germantown, TN, US
1900 Exeter Rd #105
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West Fraser Financials and Metrics

West Fraser Revenue

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West Fraser's revenue was reported to be C$5.85 b in FY, 2020 which is a 20% increase from the previous period.
CAD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

5.9b

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

20%

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

2.4b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

41.3%

Net income (FY, 2020)

776.0m

EBIT (FY, 2020)

1.1b

Market capitalization (18-Jun-2021)

8.4b

Closing stock price (18-Jun-2021)

68.9

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

587.0m

EV

8.5b
West Fraser's current market capitalization is $8.4 b.
CADFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

6.1b4.9b5.9b

Revenue growth, %

(20%)20%

Cost of goods sold

3.6b3.7b3.4b

Gross profit

2.5b1.2b2.4b
CADFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

160.0m16.0m587.0m

Prepaid Expenses

14.0m9.0m16.0m

Inventories

791.0m729.0m735.0m

Current Assets

1.3b1.1b1.7b
CADFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

810.0m(150.0m)776.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

257.0m259.0m272.0m

Inventories

(105.0m)51.0m(9.0m)

Accounts Payable

(5.0m)(61.0m)104.0m
CADFY, 2018

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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West Fraser Revenue Breakdown

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West Fraser revenue breakdown by business segment: 74.5% from Lumber, 10.7% from Panels and 14.8% from Pulp & Paper

West Fraser revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 10.7% from China, 19.5% from Canada, 65.4% from United States and 4.4% from Other

West Fraser Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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West Fraser Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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West Fraser Online and Social Media Presence

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West Fraser Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    85/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    100/100

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West Fraser News and Updates

Daily Dividend Report: Target, Franklin Resources, Rent-A-Center, UnitedHealth Group, West Fraser Timber

Daily Dividend Report: Target, Franklin Resources, Rent-A-Center, UnitedHealth Group, West Fraser Timber

West Fraser Announces Voting Results for the Election of Directors

West Fraser Timber announced, in accordance with Toronto Stock Exchange requirements, the voting results from its Annual General Meeting held virtually on Tuesday, April 20, 2021

West Fraser Announces Redemption of Norbord Notes due 2027

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (“West Fraser” or the “Company”) (TSX and NYSE: WFG) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Norbord Inc. (“Norbord”), will redeem on May 6, 2021 all of Norbord’s outstanding 5.75% Notes due July 15, 2027.

Brookfield disposes another $701M worth West Fraser shares

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (TSX: BAM.A; NYSE: BAM) disclosed that between March 19, 2021 and March 30, 2021 Brookfield, including certain of its controlled affiliates, disposed of, 8,457,278 common shares in the capital of West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (TSX/NYSE: WFG) on the Toronto Stock Exchan…

West Fraser says OSB panel production has been restored at Quebec mill closed in 2008

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says it has begun producing and shipping building panels from the Chambord, Que., oriented strand board (OSB) mill it inherited with its recent $4-billion all-stock takeover of rival Norbord Inc.

West Fraser Provides Operational and Corporate Updates

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (“West Fraser” or the “Company”) (TSX and NYSE: WFG) announced today operational updates on its Dudley, Georgia lumber mill and Chambord, Quebec oriented strand board (OSB) mill as well as the filing of a preliminary short form base shelf prospectus.
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West Fraser Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was West Fraser founded?

    West Fraser was founded in 1955.

  • Who are West Fraser key executives?

    West Fraser's key executives are Raymond Ferris, Keith Carter and James Gorman.

  • How many employees does West Fraser have?

    West Fraser has 8,115 employees.

  • What is West Fraser revenue?

    Latest West Fraser annual revenue is C$5.9 b.

  • What is West Fraser revenue per employee?

    Latest West Fraser revenue per employee is C$720.9 k.

  • Who are West Fraser competitors?

    Competitors of West Fraser include Western Forest Products, Norbord and Weyerhaeuser.

  • Where is West Fraser headquarters?

    West Fraser headquarters is located at 858 Beatty St #501, Vancouver.

  • Where are West Fraser offices?

    West Fraser has offices in Vancouver, Quesnel, Toronto, Germantown and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does West Fraser have?

    West Fraser has 6 offices.