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Deltic Timber

Due to Deltic Timber’s vertical integration of owning pine timberland and operating lumber sawmills, the timber growing on the Company’s timberlands is managed to produce the large, high-quality logs that result in the production of the desired mix of dimension lumber products by the sawmills.
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Timber! Deltic plants and harvests more than 530,000 acres of forest in Arkansas and Louisiana, and sales have risen 61% since 2012.

Company Information

Location El Dorado, AR
Industry Building Materials
Sector Industrial
Fortune 500 Rank -
Fortune 500 Profile -
Current Streak 1
Years on List 1
CEO Ray C. Dillon
Website http://www.deltic.com

Revenue, Net Income

$ millions
Revenue Past Four Quarters 220
Net Income Past Four Quarters 16

Growth Rates

%
EPS 3 yr Annual Growth Rate 90%
Rev 3 yr Annual Growth Rate 26%
Total Return 3 yr Annual Rate 4%
Beat S&P 3 yr Total Return?

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EPS Growth Rank 20
Revenue Growth Rank 64
Total Return Rank 99
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