Shares of Stella-Jones Inc (TSE:SJ) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eight analysts that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is C$45.86.

SJ has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Scotiabank increased their target price on shares of Stella-Jones from C$40.00 to C$41.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Friday, May 5th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “sector perform” rating and set a C$42.00 target price on shares of Stella-Jones in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. TD Securities increased their target price on shares of Stella-Jones from C$43.00 to C$44.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, May 5th. Finally, National Bank Financial increased their target price on shares of Stella-Jones from C$42.00 to C$48.00 in a research report on Thursday, August 10th.

Stella-Jones (SJ) opened at 45.59 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $3.16 billion and a PE ratio of 21.93. Stella-Jones has a 52 week low of $37.17 and a 52 week high of $49.41. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $44.02 and its 200-day moving average is $42.55.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 1st will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 30th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.97%.

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About Stella-Jones

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.

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