Time to sell these three

We constantly reevaluate our stock picks, to single out those with the best ratio of low risk and strong potential. These three no longer pass this test, and we now see them as sells.

WEYERHAEUSER CO. $28 (New York symbol WY; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Resources sector;… Read More

WEYERHAEUSER CO. $28 – New York symbol WY

WEYERHAEUSER CO. $28 (New York symbol WY; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 537.8 million; Market cap: $15.1 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.3; Dividend yield: 2.4%; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; www.weyerhaeuser.com) is a leading maker of forest products, including paper and packaging.

The stock is up… Read More

Waiting for a U.S. housing rebound

WEYERHAEUSER CO. $20 (New York symbol WY; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 537.5 million; Market cap: $10.8 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.7; Dividend yield: 3.0%; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; www.weyerhaeuser.com) is a leading maker of forest products, including paper and packaging. The company owns… Read More

WEYERHAEUSER CO. $20 – New York symbol WY

WEYERHAEUSER CO. $20 (New York symbol WY; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 537.5 million; Market cap: $10.8 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.7; Dividend yield: 3.0%; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; www.weyerhaeuser.com) is a leading maker of forest products, including paper and packaging. The company owns… Read More

This new REIT needs a housing rebound

WEYERHAEUSER CO. $17 (New York symbol WY; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 538.7 million; Market cap: $9.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.4; Dividend yield: 3.5%; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; www.weyerhaeuser.com) is a leading maker of forest products. It owns or leases over 21 million… Read More

Updating C.R. BARD INC., WEYERHAEUSER CO. and 3M COMPANY

C.R. BARD INC. $109 (www.crbard.com) has raised its quarterly dividend by 5.6%, to $0.19 a share from $0.18. The new annual rate of $0.76 yields 0.7%. The medical-device maker has now raised its dividend each year for the past 38 years. Buy.

WEYERHAEUSER CO. $21 (www.weyerhaeuser.com)… Read More