FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY ANALYSIS

ERA is an independent research company with an exclusive focus on the Forest Products Sector, including Timber, Pulp, Paper, Newsprint, Containerboard, Lumber, OSB, Plywood and Fiber companies.

ERA covers all companies in the Forest Products Sector, Domestic and International, Equity and Debt.

ERA’s proprietary models, data sources, and extensive industry network to allow its team of analysts to identify turning points in commodity price cycles. ERA combines these forecasts with fundamental analysis and on-site company visits to determine corporate valuations and to make actionable investment recommendations.

ERA is a Canadian based firm, located in Gibsons, British Columbia, and currently provides research to dozens of major institutional investors world-wide.

ERA’s clients receive the following:

  • concise forecasts of the key commodity prices that drive the profitability of companies within the paper and forest products sector;
  • unbiased interpretations of the industry’s health, including overweight/underweight sector recommendations;
  • fundamental analysis of major companies within the paper and forest products sector, including earnings estimates and investment recommendations with a 6 to 18 month time horizon.

COMMODITIES

ERA Forest Products Research provides unparalleled depth of experience in economic analysis of the forest products industry, with a commitment to independent, concise analysis and reliable data. We focus on the commodities that drive corporate success or failure in paper and forest products.

Our graphs provide clear visual illustration of market statistics in their historic context. Correlations between various data series are conveyed via instructive graphs, and a multitude of useful indicators help to determine the turning points in the forest-products commodity markets.

Our areas of expertise include:

Economic Data Lumber/Panel
Housing Timber/Fibre
Pulp Finepapers
Newsprint Recovered Paper
Packaging  

COMPANIES

ERA covers every major company in the forest-products sector globally. ERA's regional expertise includes North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.

Ask us about:

- balance sheets - mill closures
- earnings estimates - downtime
- profitability - strikes
- financial liability - and other related information.

FORECASTING

ERA forecasts the health and outlook of publicly-listed and private forest-products companies.

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EVALUATE OUR RESEARCH

For more information, please contact Sarah at (514) 448–1725 or sales@equityresearchassociates.com.

Contact us and we will send you complimentary research samples for evaluation purposes. You will receive all reports that are included with our annual subscription at no charge for the duration of the trial. (We adhere to a standard privacy policy and will not share contact information with other parties.)

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OUR MARKET ANALYSIS IS DESIGNED FOR:

INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS
(mutual funds, hedge funds, pension funds)

ERA Forest Products Research focuses exclusively on making investment recommendations and providing industry analysis of the Forest Products Sector — no stock trading, no investment banking, no money management.

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INDUSTRY EXECUTIVES
(public or private forest products companies)

ERA provides research to industry clients world-wide. ERA’s quarterly and annual price forecasts combined with their detailed industry knowledge provide clients with an understanding of current and future market conditions in the Forest Products sector. 

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GOVERNMENT
(forestry economic development departments)

ERA was established as an independent research and forecasting organization in 1994 and currently provides information to governmental organizations world-wide.

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We distribute our research in the form of timely reports, delivered by email and courier, on a weekly, monthly, and periodic basis.   

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MEET OUR KEY ANALYSTS

Kevin Mason, CFA    Read more >>
Managing Director

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Analyst

Claire Huxtable, RPF, CFA   Read more >>
Analyst

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