GDL : Goodfellow Inc Stock Profile

Last Updated: 3/12/2024 0:47:16

Goodfellow Inc trades with the ticker GDL on the TSX and is in the Lumber & Wood Production industry.

Goodfellow Inc. engages in the wholesale distribution of building materials, and floor coverings in Canada, the United States, and internationally. It is also involved in the remanufacturing and distribution of lumber and wood products. The company’s decking products include accessories, composite, framing, and wood products for outdoor spaces; and flooring products, such as comfort core, engineered wood, hardwood, laminates, sub-floors and accessories, planks and tiles, and stone product composite. It also provides insulation and sound-proofing products; lumber products, including cedar, Douglas fir, engineered wood, glued-laminated timber, hardwood, Hemlock timber, pine, treated wood, and plywood products, as well as lumber products for the mining industry; and panels consisting of construction and hardwood plywood panels, medium and high density fiber boards, oriented strand board panels, door core, and melamine panels and accessories. In addition, the company offers siding products comprising accessories, engineered wood sidings, and pressure treated wood sidings; cedar, asphalt, and polymer shingles; other roofing products; wall concepts, such as wood planks; and ceiling, hardware, solid surface, and interior materials and products. Additionally, it provides custom timber fabrication, millwork and carpentry, wood treatment, delivery, container and van loading, and export prep and packaging services. It serves commercial and residential sectors through lumber yard retailer networks, manufacturers, industrial and infrastructure project partners, and floor covering specialists. The company was formerly known as Goodfellow Lumber Ltd. and changed its name to Goodfellow Inc. in October 1984. Goodfellow Inc. was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Delson, Canada.

Looking to invest in Goodfellow Inc? Our analysis brings in the key facts, competitor research and valuation metrics for you to make an informed decision.

GDL.TO Stock Price and Key Stats

ETF Key Stats

Exchange: TSX

Market Cap : $125.566MM

PE Ratio: 8.576

Price: 7.96 (Updated: 3/12/2024 0:47:16)

Goodfellow Inc (GDL) vs Competitors in Lumber & Wood Production

Lets see how GDL.TO stacks up against others in the Lumber & Wood Production asset management industry. We have identified its main peers as:

Acadian Timber Corp, Canfor Corporation, Norbord Inc, Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc, Western Forest Products Inc


Lumber & Wood Production Industry Comparisons

Company Market Cap ($MM) P/E Ratio EV/EBITDA Dividend Yield
Acadian Timber Corp (ADN) $301.786 10.11 9.308 6.6%
Canfor Corporation (CFP) $1,915.995 N/A -55.341 N/A%
Goodfellow Inc (GDL) $125.566 8.576 3.665 6.8%
Norbord Inc (OSB) $4,598.072 20.202 11.029 1.0%
Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc (PL) $376.63 N/A 15.092 1.0%

EV/EBITDA: Enterprise Value to Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization – this ratio compares the value of a company, including debt, to the company’s cash earnings less non-cash expenses
Industry: companies that have a lot in common
Market Cap: Market Capitalization – the total value of all a corporation’s stock
N/A: Not Applicable or Not Available
P/E: Price-to-Earnings – this ratio relates a corporation’s share price to its earnings per share
Price: Stock Price – current value to buyers and sellers
Dividend Yield: Dividend or Distribution Yield  

Comparisons within Lumber & Wood Production

  • Goodfellow Inc (GDL) vs Acadian Timber Corp (ADN)
    • ADN has higher EPS (1.73 vs 1.72). GDL has higher dividend yield (6.8% vs 6.6%). ADN has a higher P/E ratio (10.11 vs 8.576) indicating it’s more expensive.
  • Goodfellow Inc (GDL) vs Canfor Corporation (CFP)
    • GDL has higher EPS (1.72 vs -2.71). GDL provides dividends, while CFP does not. CFP has a P/E under 0, indicating GDL (P/E 8.576) is in a better position.
  • Goodfellow Inc (GDL) vs Norbord Inc (OSB)
    • OSB has higher EPS (2.82 vs 1.72). GDL has higher dividend yield (6.8% vs 1.0%). OSB has a higher P/E ratio (20.202 vs 8.576) indicating it’s more expensive.
  • Goodfellow Inc (GDL) vs Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc (PL)
    • GDL has higher EPS (1.72 vs 0.059). GDL has higher dividend yield (6.8% vs 1.0%). PL has a P/E under 0, indicating GDL (P/E 8.576) is in a better position.
  • Goodfellow Inc (GDL) vs Western Forest Products Inc (WEF)
    • GDL has higher EPS (1.72 vs -0.22). GDL has higher dividend yield (6.8% vs 6.7%). WEF has a P/E under 0, indicating GDL (P/E 8.576) is in a better position.

Our Recommendation: Hold
Has a lower P/E ratio (8.58) than the industry average (9.34), indicating potential undervaluation.

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