WestRock Company Profile (NYSE:WRK)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for WestRock (NYSE:WRK) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Rating(s), 10 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.63)
Consensus Price Target: $54.44 (26.22% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for WestRock (NYSE:WRK)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/15/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$46.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/13/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$43.30 -> $46.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/22/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$50.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/3/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuy$52.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/2/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$40.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/2/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/20/2016Dundee SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/8/2016Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$70.56View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/2/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$47.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/25/2016Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$48.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/30/2015Cantor FitzgeraldInitiated CoverageBuy$62.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/10/2015MacquarieInitiated CoverageNeutral$54.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/6/2015DA DavidsonUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$66.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/12/2015KeyCorpReiterated RatingPositiveView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/3/2015Longbow ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$69.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/25/2015Buckingham ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$70.00 -> $67.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/22/2015Credit Agricole SAInitiated CoverageUnderperform$65.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/2/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$73.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/23/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for WestRock (NYSE:WRK)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/27/2016        
4/29/2016Q2$0.52$0.61$3.74 million$3.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2016Q1$0.58$0.59$3.71 million$3.68 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2015Q4$0.95$0.93$4.02 billion$3.87 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2015Q3$1.03$1.15ViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for WestRock (NYSE:WRK)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 201611$0.48$0.86$0.64
Q2 20168$0.55$1.09$0.87
Q3 20165$0.61$1.11$0.81
Q4 20163$0.61$0.72$0.68
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for WestRock (NYSE:WRK)
Annual Dividend:$1.50
Dividend Yield:3.48%
Payout Ratio:58.14% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
55.56% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for WestRock (NYSE:WRK)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
4/25/2016quarterly$0.383.77%5/4/20165/6/20165/16/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/3/2016quarterly$0.384.5%2/10/20162/12/20162/25/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/2/2015quarterly$0.382.77%11/17/201511/19/201512/2/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/24/2015$0.388/10/20158/12/20158/25/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for WestRock (NYSE:WRK)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
2/5/2016J Powell BrownDirectorBuy6,000$32.19$193,140.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/5/2016Ward H DicksonCFOBuy3,000$34.01$102,030.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/14/2016James B PorterInsiderSell26,000$38.57$1,002,820.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/15/2015James B PorterInsiderSell39,000$44.60$1,739,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/15/2015Arnold Stephen MeadowsCAOSell5,000$59.70$298,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for WestRock (NYSE:WRK)
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07/22/16 10:13 AMAre Analysts Bullish WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) After Last Week? - Consumer Eagle
07/21/16 10:08 AMAhlstrom raises its outlook on profitability for 2016
07/20/16 08:26 PMEarnings Focus and Crowd Sourced Sentiment Review for WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) - TGP
07/20/16 10:11 AMWestRock Co (NYSE:WRK): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/19/16 07:30 PMWestrock Company (NYSE:WRK) Short Interest Decreased By 3.15% - Press Telegraph
07/19/16 07:30 PMEquity Roundup: Stock Performance Focus on WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) - Press Telegraph
07/19/16 07:30 PMShares of Westrock Company (WRK) Sees Large Inflow of Net Money Flow - TheFounders Daily
07/18/16 03:33 PMWestRock Co. – Value Analysis (NYSE:WRK) : July 18, 2016 -
07/18/16 05:13 AMTrading Performance and Target Watch for WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) - Press Telegraph
07/18/16 05:13 AMWestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) Wall Street Analyst Recommendation Outlook - TGP
07/15/16 04:18 PMWhy Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), Jabil Circuit, Inc. (JBL) and WestRock Co (WRK) Are 3 of Today’s Best Stocks - InvestorPlaceInvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips On a mixed day for the broader benchmarks, HLF, JBL and WRK ended the week in fine form. The post Why Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), Jabil Circuit, Inc. (JBL) and WestRock Co (WRK) Are 3 of Today’s Best Stocks appeared first on InvestorPlace.
07/14/16 07:33 PMCrowd Rating and Earnings Recap for WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) - Telanagana Press
07/13/16 07:38 PMWestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) Earnings Concentration and Analyst Target Watch - Engelwood Daily
07/13/16 07:38 PMShort Term Rating on Westrock Company (WRK) - TheFounders Daily
07/12/16 07:33 PMPatten Patten Inctn Lowers stake in WestRock Co (WRK) - Trade Calls
07/12/16 07:54 AMWestRock Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WRK-US : July 12, 2016 -
07/11/16 07:08 PM18.7% of WOOD Holdings Seeing Recent Insider Buys
07/11/16 05:16 AMWestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) Stock Update: Check on Ratings and Target Price - Telanagana Press
07/11/16 05:16 AMCompany Shares of Westrock Company (NYSE:WRK) Drops by -1.28% - TheFounders Daily
07/07/16 04:21 PMWestRock Announces Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter Fiscal 2016 Results - [at noodls] - NORCROSS, Ga., July 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WestRock (NYSE:WRK) today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss third quarter fiscal 2016 results on Thursday, August 4, 2016, at 8:30 ...
07/07/16 09:59 AMWall Street Ratings and Target Price Views on WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) - Telanagana Press
07/07/16 09:59 AMHow Many WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK)'s Analysts Are Bullish? - Engelwood Daily
07/06/16 07:49 PMPerformance Recap and Target Perspective on WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) - Press Telegraph
07/06/16 03:31 PMWESTROCK CO Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Change in Directors or Principal Officers -
07/05/16 06:52 PMWestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) Company Rating and Target Watch - Telanagana Press
07/05/16 06:52 PMCan WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) Improve on the Earnings Front? - Engelwood Daily
07/02/16 06:42 PMStocks Trading Below Their Graham Number - June 2016
07/02/16 09:50 AMShort Term Price Target on Westrock Company (WRK) - Trade Calls
06/30/16 09:58 AMAnalyst Rating Update on Westrock Company (WRK) - TheFounders Daily
06/28/16 08:56 AMWestRock Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WRK-US : June 28, 2016 -
06/28/16 04:56 AMShare Update and Earnings Review for WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) - Press Telegraph
06/27/16 04:49 AMEquity Research and Technical Review on WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) - Press Telegraph
06/26/16 05:25 AMWestrock Company (NYSE:WRK) Sellers Increased By 11.13% Their Shorts - Engelwood Daily
06/26/16 05:25 AMPrice Target Update on Westrock Company (NYSE:WRK) - Trade Calls
06/24/16 07:17 PMDoes WestRock Co Have Any Gas After Today's Gap Down? - Engelwood Daily
06/22/16 07:16 PMCG Stocks Summary: Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE:HRL), WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) - share market updates (press release)
06/22/16 04:49 AMWestrock Company (NYSE:WRK) Analyst Rating Consensus - TheFounders Daily
06/21/16 05:01 AMCitigroup Maintains WestRock Co to Buy with Price Target $46.00 - TheFounders Daily
06/20/16 08:39 AMWestRock : Early Briefing on Packaging & Containers Stocks - Graphic Packaging Holding, International Paper, Owens-Illinois, and WestRock
06/09/16 03:00 PMWestRock Looks Good on Paper -
06/07/16 07:37 PMAgree To Buy WestRock At $35, Earn 10.1% Annualized Using Options
06/02/16 08:51 AMWestRock's Ratings Raised by Moody's with Stable Outlook -
05/31/16 07:46 PMWestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) Stock Update & Estimates - Stock Tick Tock - WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) Stock Update & EstimatesStock Tick TockThe consensus on Wall Street is expecting WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) to post earnings of $0.65 per share when the firm next reports it's fiscal quarterly results. According to the latest information available the report will likely be issued around 2016-08-03.and more »
05/30/16 10:38 PMStock Review and Earnings Check on WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) - HNN - Stock Review and Earnings Check on WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK)HNNInvestors and analysts are typically super focused on company earnings numbers when they are reported. Company earnings are a good way to evaluate the company profitability. Currently, sell-side analysts are expecting WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) to ...and more »
05/30/16 12:23 PMTarget Check and Stock Performance Recap WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) - HNN - Target Check and Stock Performance Recap WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK)HNNTracking stock performance from various views may help with share evaluation. Some investors might be more focused on short-term share action while others may prefer to view long-term performance. In recent session activity, WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) ...and more »
05/28/16 10:27 AMList of trending stocks: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) , Westrock Company (NYSE:WRK) - Is stories - Is storiesList of trending stocks: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) , Westrock Company (NYSE:WRK)Is storiesIn most recently trading session on 5/26/2016, Westrock Company (NYSE:WRK) dropped -0.20% while traded on 998.53 thousand shares versus it's an average volume of 2.08 million shares. The company recorded the last trade with the price of $39.32.WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK): Sell-Side Analysts Take on EarningsNews TribuneWestrock Companycommon Stock (NYSE:WRK) Short Interest Increased By 3.43%Franklin Independentall 6 news articles »
05/27/16 10:17 AMWestRock to present at Deutsche Bank’s Global Industrials and Materials Summit - [at noodls] - NORCROSS, Ga., May 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) chief executive officer Steve Voorhees will be presenting at Deutsche Bank's Global Industrials and Materials Summit on Wednesday, ...
05/26/16 10:36 AMConsumer goods Stocks in the Spotlight: Energous Corp(NASDAQ:WATT), WestRock Co(NYSE:WRK) - NYSE Journal (press release) - NYSE Journal (press release)Consumer goods Stocks in the Spotlight: Energous Corp(NASDAQ:WATT), WestRock Co(NYSE:WRK)NYSE Journal (press release)On Wednesday,Shares of Energous Corp(NASDAQ:WATT), added 2.17% and closed at $10.38 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $9.93 and $11.25. Energous Corporation (“Energous®” or “the Company”) (WATT), ...and more »
05/24/16 02:21 PMWESTROCK CO Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure -
05/24/16 01:44 PMTracking Larry Robbins' Glenview Capital Management Portfolio - Q1 2016 Update - The stake was sold out this quarter at prices between $66.41 and $99.06. The stock currently trades at $88.07. WestRock Co. (NYSE:WRK): WRK is a ~1% stake established in Q3 2015 due to the merger of Rock-Tenn with MeadWestavco. Robbins had a position in ...

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About WestRock

WestRock logoWestrock Company is a provider of packaging solutions and manufactures containerboard and paperboard. The Company's operating segments include Corrugated Packaging, Consumer Packaging, Specialty Chemicals, and Land and Development. The Company operates in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. It also operates a specialty chemicals business and develops real estate in Charleston, South Carolina. The Company's corrugated packaging system manufactures containerboard, corrugated sheets, corrugated packaging and preprinted linerboard for sale to consumer and industrial products manufacturers and corrugated box manufacturers. It operates virgin and recycled fiber paperboard mills and consumer packaging converting operations, which convert items, such as folding and beverage cartons, displays, dispensing and interior partitions. The Company manufactures, markets and distributes specialty chemicals derived from sawdust and other byproducts of the papermaking process.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Packaging & Containers
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WRK
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $43.29
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $39.75
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $38.05
  • P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $10.77B
  • Beta: 1.26
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.58 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.7 EPS
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WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Chart for Saturday, July, 23, 2016