Stella-Jones (TSE:SJ) Price Target Increased to C$51.00 by Analysts at Scotiabank

Stella-Jones (TSE:SJGet Rating) had its price target upped by Scotiabank from C$50.00 to C$51.00 in a research note published on Friday, BayStreet.CA reports.

SJ has been the topic of several other research reports. Royal Bank of Canada upped their price objective on shares of Stella-Jones from C$40.00 to C$41.00 and gave the company a sector perform rating in a research note on Thursday, August 11th. TD Securities increased their price target on shares of Stella-Jones from C$45.00 to C$48.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, August 11th. National Bankshares increased their price target on shares of Stella-Jones from C$51.00 to C$57.00 in a research note on Wednesday, July 13th. CIBC increased their price objective on shares of Stella-Jones from C$41.00 to C$46.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research report on Friday, August 12th. Finally, Desjardins reissued a buy rating on shares of Stella-Jones in a research report on Wednesday, August 10th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Based on data from, Stella-Jones presently has a consensus rating of Moderate Buy and an average target price of C$50.29.

Stella-Jones Trading Down 1.3 %

Shares of SJ opened at C$40.97 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 5.85, a quick ratio of 1.43 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 63.96. The firm’s 50-day moving average is C$38.51 and its two-hundred day moving average is C$36.87. Stella-Jones has a twelve month low of C$30.54 and a twelve month high of C$46.51. The firm has a market capitalization of C$2.49 billion and a P/E ratio of 13.17.

Stella-Jones Announces Dividend

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 23rd. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 6th will be issued a dividend of $0.20 per share. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 2nd. Stella-Jones’s payout ratio is 24.44%.

Stella-Jones Company Profile

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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 wood utility poles for electrical utilities and telecommunication companies. The company also provides residential lumber and accessories to retailers for outdoor applications; industrial products, including bridge and crossing timbers, foundation and marine piling, construction timbers, crane mats, fence posts, and highway guardrail posts; and coal tar-based products.

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