Stella-Jones Inc (SJ) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Stella-Jones Inc (TSE:SJ) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eight analysts that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is C$49.25.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on SJ shares. Acumen Capital boosted their price target on shares of Stella-Jones from C$50.50 to C$55.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. TD Securities boosted their price target on shares of Stella-Jones from C$48.00 to C$49.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, November 17th. Royal Bank of Canada restated an “outperform” rating and set a C$56.00 price target on shares of Stella-Jones in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. Scotiabank boosted their price target on shares of Stella-Jones from C$45.00 to C$47.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a report on Monday, November 6th. Finally, National Bank Financial boosted their price target on shares of Stella-Jones from C$48.00 to C$52.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 17th.

Stella-Jones (TSE:SJ) opened at C$48.09 on Friday. Stella-Jones has a twelve month low of C$37.17 and a twelve month high of C$51.49. The firm has a market cap of $3,350.00, a PE ratio of 24.66 and a beta of 0.66.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 4th were paid a $0.11 dividend. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, December 1st. Stella-Jones’s payout ratio is 22.05%.

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Stella-Jones Company Profile

Stella-Jones Inc produces and markets pressure treated wood products in Canada and the United States. It offers railway ties and timbers for railroad operators; and utility poles for electrical utilities and telecommunication companies. The company also provides residential lumber to retailers and wholesalers for use in decks, fences, patios, and other outdoor applications; and industrial products, including bridge timbers and docks, foundation and marine pilings, highway guardrail posts, panelized railway crossings, and construction timbers.

Analyst Recommendations for Stella-Jones (TSE:SJ)

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