Lumber Stocks List
|UFPI||B||Universal Forest Products, Inc.||-3.12|
|BCC||B||Boise Cascade, L.L.C.||-4.26|
|RYN||A||Rayonier Inc. REIT||1.36|
|EVA||D||Enviva Partners, LP||-0.38|
|DRTT||C||DIRTT Environmental Solutions Ltd.||0.00|
|WOOD||A||iShares S&P Global Timber & Forestry Index Fund||16.66|
|CUT||A||Invesco MSCI Global Timber ETF||9.54|
|SPRE||A||SP Funds S&P Global REIT Sharia ETF||4.52|
|PSCI||C||PowerShares S&P SmallCap Industrials Portfolio||4.09|
|PYZ||B||PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials||3.9|
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Lumber (American English; used only in North America) or timber (used in the rest of the English-speaking world) is a type of wood that has been processed into beams and planks, a stage in the process of wood production. Lumber is mainly used for structural purposes but has many other uses as well.
There are two main types of lumber. It may be supplied either rough-sawn, or surfaced on one or more of its faces. Besides pulpwood, rough lumber is the raw material for furniture-making and other items requiring additional cutting and shaping. It is available in many species, usually hardwoods; but it is also readily available in softwoods, such as white pine and red pine, because of their low cost.Finished lumber is supplied in standard sizes, mostly for the construction industry – primarily softwood, from coniferous species, including pine, fir and spruce (collectively spruce-pine-fir), cedar, and hemlock, but also some hardwood, for high-grade flooring. It is more commonly made from softwood than hardwoods, and 80% of lumber comes from softwood.