Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY – Get Free Report) and Rural Funds Group (OTC:RFNDF – Get Free Report) are both construction companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
79.5% of Weyerhaeuser shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Weyerhaeuser shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Weyerhaeuser and Rural Funds Group, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Rural Funds Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
This table compares Weyerhaeuser and Rural Funds Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Rural Funds Group||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Weyerhaeuser and Rural Funds Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Weyerhaeuser||$7.72 billion||3.05||$1.88 billion||$0.87||37.05|
|Rural Funds Group||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Weyerhaeuser has higher revenue and earnings than Rural Funds Group.
Weyerhaeuser beats Rural Funds Group on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
Weyerhaeuser Company, one of the world's largest private owners of timberlands, began operations in 1900. We own or control approximately 11 million acres of timberlands in the U.S. and manage additional timberlands under long-term licenses in Canada. We manage these timberlands on a sustainable basis in compliance with internationally recognized forestry standards. We are also one of the largest manufacturers of wood products in North America. Our company is a real estate investment trust. In 2022, we generated $10.2 billion in net sales and employed approximately 9,200 people who serve customers worldwide. Our common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol WY.
About Rural Funds Group
Rural Funds Group is an agricultural Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) listed on the ASX under the code RFF. RFF owns a diversified portfolio of Australian agricultural assets which are leased predominantly to corporate agricultural operators. RFF targets distribution growth of 4% per annum by owning and improving farms that are leased to good counterparties. RFF is a stapled security, incorporating Rural Funds Trust (ARSN 112 951 578) and RF Active (ARSN 168 740 805).
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