Potlatch (PCH -7.3%) takes a hit after missing its Q4 estimates, swinging to a surprise loss on...

|About: Potlatch Corporation (Holdi... (PCH)|By:, SA News Editor

Potlatch (PCH -7.3%) takes a hit after missing its Q4 estimates, swinging to a surprise loss on harvest deferrals due to depressed timber prices in its southern U.S. markets. The company also issues a cautious outlook for 2012, saying the housing market remains depressed and expects only a modest improvement in housing starts in 2012.