West Fraser

West Fraser Timber is a Canada-based integrated forest products company that produces lumber, wood chips, fibreboard, plywood, pulp, and newsprint. Read more

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West Fraser

West Fraser Timber is a Canada-based integrated forest products company that produces lumber, wood chips, fibreboard, plywood, pulp, and newsprint. Read more

Raymond Ferris's photo - President & CEO of West Fraser

President & CEO

Raymond Ferris

CEO Approval Rating

82/100

Founded:

1955

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyTMX Group - Toronto Stock ExchangeWFT

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Canfor is seen as one of West Fraser's biggest rivals. Canfor was founded in 1938 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Like West Fraser, Canfor also operates in the Wood Products sector. Canfor generates $1.6B less revenue than West Fraser.

Weyerhaeuser is one of West Fraser's top competitors. Weyerhaeuser was founded in 1900, and its headquarters is in Seattle, Washington. Like West Fraser, Weyerhaeuser also operates in the Wood Products space. Weyerhaeuser has 1,257 more employees than West Fraser.

Boise Cascade is one of West Fraser's top rivals. Boise Cascade was founded in 1957, and is headquartered in Boise, Idaho. Boise Cascade operates in the Construction Materials industry. Boise Cascade generates $275.6M more revenue vs. West Fraser.

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West Fraser Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$5.8B

West Fraser's revenue is the ranked 3rd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 3.1B. Over the last three quarters, West Fraser's revenue has grown by 65.8%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $2.1B; in Q3 2020, it was $1.3B; in Q2 2020, it was $1.3B.

West Fraser Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Norbord, Inc.

Nov 2020

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$3.1B
Norbord is a manufacturer and distributor of wood-based panels and OSB roofing boards for the construction industry.

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U.S. Lumber Business, Gilman Companies

Jul 2017

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$430M
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These are all the companies that West Fraser has acquired. West Fraser has acquired 2 companies and its latest acquisition was Norbord, Inc. in Nov 2020. Norbord is a manufacturer and distributor of wood-based panels and OSB roofing boards for the construction industry.

West Fraser Funding History

Since West Fraser was founded in 1955, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total West Fraser has raised $900.0M. West Fraser's last funding round was on Oct 2014 for a total of $300.0M

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

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Oct 2014
$300M
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Debt
Jan 2010
$600M
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Since West Fraser was founded in 1955, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total West Fraser has raised $900.0M. West Fraser's last funding round was on Oct 2014 for a total of $300.0M

West Fraser Investments

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These are all the companies that West Fraser has invested in. West Fraser has invested 2 companies and its latest investment was Norbord, Inc. in Nov 2020. Norbord is a manufacturer and distributor of wood-based panels and OSB roofing boards for the construction industry.

West Fraser News

April 21, 2021Markets Insider

West Fraser Announces Voting Results for the Election of Directors

VANCOUVER, BC, April 20, 2021 /CNW/ - West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ('West Fraser' or the 'Company') (T... See more »
April 20, 2021MarketScreener

AGM Presentation 2021

(marketscreener.com) Forward Looking Statements 2 General: This presentation contains "forward-lookin... See more »
April 8, 2021MarketScreener

Notice of First Quarter Results Conference Call

(marketscreener.com) Vancouver, B.C. - West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. will hold an analysts' conference ... See more »
March 29, 2021Markets Insider

West Fraser Provides Operational and Corporate Updates

VANCOUVER, BC, March 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ('West Fraser' or the 'Compa... See more »
March 19, 2021PE Hub Network

Brookfield sells West Fraser Timber shares

Brookfield Asset Management has sold common shares of Vancouver-based West Fraser Timber, a wood prod... See more »
March 10, 2021MarketScreener

Intern Program in the U.S.

(marketscreener.com) In the U.S. South, we have 21 lumber mills with plenty of growth opportunities a... See more »

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West Fraser Press Releases

November 23, 2020GlobalNewswire

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Investigates Sale of OSB and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized stoc... See more »
November 19, 2020Cision Canada

IIROC Trading Halt - WFT

/CNW/ - The following issues have been halted by IIROC: Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. TSX Symb... See more »
September 29, 2020Cision Canada

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ("WFT") - Notice of Third Quarter Results Conference Call

/CNW/ - West Fraser (TSX: WFT) will hold an analysts' conference call to discuss third quarter 2020 f... See more »
April 24, 2019PRWeb

West Fraser Appearing on Season 2 of Emmy-Nominated Tomorrow's World Today

West Fraser set to appear on Season 2 of Emmy-Nominated Tomorrow's World Today(PRWeb April 24, 2019)R... See more »
November 20, 2017ePress Release

Global Sawmill Market 2017 - West Fraser, Canfor, Weyerhaeuser, Stora Enso, Georgia-Pacific, Interfor

Latest industry research report on the Sawmill Market report is an investigative study executed by ex... See more »
October 17, 2017MarketersMedia

Canadian Basic Materials Stocks under Review, West Fraser Timber, Canfor, Western Forest Products, and Interfor

LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / October 17, 2017 / Pro-Trader Daily has lined up these stocks for our daily... See more »
February 16, 2017MarketersMedia

Investor Network Invites You to the West Fraser Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Webcast on Friday, February 17, 2017

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / February 16, 2017 / West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd (TSX: WFT) will host a li... See more »

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West Fraser Headquarters

858 Beatty Street Suite 501

Vancouver, British ColumbiaV6B 1C1

604-895-2700

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West Fraser Summary

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Overview

West Fraser Timber is a Canada-based integrated forest products company that produces lumber, wood chips, fibreboard, plywood, pulp, and newsprint. West Fraser was founded in 1955. West Fraser's headquarters is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, ...

CEO

West Fraser's President & CEO, Raymond Ferris, currently has an approval rating of 82%. West Fraser's primary competitors are Canfor, Weyerhaeuser & Boise Cascade.

Website

westfraser.com

Frequently Asked Questions about West Fraser

  1. When was West Fraser founded?

    West Fraser was founded in 1955
  2. Who is West Fraser's CEO?

    West Fraser's CEO is Raymond Ferris
  3. How much revenue does West Fraser generate?

    West Fraser generates $5.8B in revenue
  4. How much funding does West Fraser have?

    West Fraser has historically raised $900M in funding
  1. Where is West Fraser's headquarters?

    West Fraser's headquarters is in Vancouver British Columbia, CA
  2. How many employees does West Fraser have?

    West Fraser has 8,115 employees
  3. What sector does West Fraser operate in?

    West Fraser is in Wood Products, Forest Products
  4. Who are West Fraser's competitors?

    West Fraser's top competitors are Canfor, Weyerhaeuser, Boise Cascade