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Summary: Weyerhaeuser Co. Jan 12
- Published: January 2012
- Standard & Poors
The rating on Federal Way, Wash.-based Weyerhaeuser Co. reflects Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' assessment of the forest products company's business risk profile as "satisfactory" and financial risk as "intermediate" (as our criteria define these terms). Our business risk assessment acknowledges the company's large and geographically diversified timberland holdings that have provided the company with considerable operating flexibility and predictable cash flow through economic cycles. In our view, this somewhat offsets volatility associated with the company's building products and real estate segments. Our rating assumes that Weyerhaeuser will maintain its strong liquidity position until these weaker segments improve sufficiently to support improvement in credit measures that are currently weak relative to our significant financial risk assessment. We expect conditions to...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Weyerhaeuser Co.
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