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Analysts Offer Insights on Materials Companies: Ecolab (ECL), West Fraser Timber Co (WFG) and Capstone Mining (OtherCSFFF)

Companies in the Materials sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Ecolab (ECLResearch Report), West Fraser Timber Co (WFGResearch Report) and Capstone Mining (CSFFFResearch Report).

Ecolab (ECL)

In a report issued on February 16, Ashish Sabadra from RBC Capital maintained a Hold rating on Ecolab, with a price target of $225.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $178.38.

According to TipRanks.com, Sabadra is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 5.2% and a 46.2% success rate. Sabadra covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as HireRight Holdings Corp, Vivint Smart Home, and ARAMARK Holdings.

Ecolab has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $211.46, which is a 17.2% upside from current levels. In a report issued on February 16, J.P. Morgan also upgraded the stock to Hold with a $191.00 price target.

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West Fraser Timber Co (WFG)

In a report issued on February 16, Paul Quinn from RBC Capital maintained a Buy rating on West Fraser Timber Co, with a price target of $125.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $97.32, close to its 52-week high of $101.83.

According to TipRanks.com, Quinn is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 26.3% and a 66.9% success rate. Quinn covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Rayonier Advanced Materials, International Paper Co, and Mercer International.

West Fraser Timber Co has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $118.83, representing a 20.8% upside. In a report released yesterday, BMO Capital also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $112.00 price target.

Capstone Mining (CSFFF)

RBC Capital analyst Sam Crittenden maintained a Buy rating on Capstone Mining on February 16 and set a price target of C$8.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $4.66.

According to TipRanks.com, Crittenden is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 27.6% and a 65.8% success rate. Crittenden covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Turquoise Hill Resources, First Quantum Minerals, and Nexa Resources SA.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Capstone Mining is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $6.40, representing a 34.7% upside. In a report issued on February 4, National Bank also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a C$8.00 price target.

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