WestRock Company Profile (NYSE:WRK)

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: $44.68
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $42.47
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $39.14
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.55
  • P/E Growth: -2.52
  • Market Cap: $11.11B
  • Outstanding Shares: 248,709,000
  • Beta: 1.27
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for WestRock (NYSE:WRK) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.63)
Consensus Price Target: $54.50 (21.99% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for WestRock (NYSE:WRK)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/22/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/11/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$41.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$52.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingHold$45.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetBuy$50.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Deutsche Bank AGSet Price TargetBuy$46.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$50.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details
4/20/2016Dundee SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
4/8/2016Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$70.56View Rating Details
2/2/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$47.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details
11/30/2015Cantor FitzgeraldInitiated CoverageBuy$62.00View Rating Details
11/10/2015MacquarieInitiated CoverageNeutral$54.00View Rating Details
11/6/2015DA DavidsonUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$66.00View Rating Details
10/12/2015KeyCorpReiterated RatingPositiveView Rating Details
9/3/2015Longbow ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$69.00View Rating Details
8/25/2015Buckingham ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$70.00 -> $67.00View Rating Details
7/22/2015Credit Agricole SAInitiated CoverageUnderperform$65.00View Rating Details
7/2/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$73.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/24/2014 forward)


Earnings History for WestRock (NYSE:WRK)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/4/2016Q316$0.66$0.71$3.70 billion$3.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2016Q2$0.52$0.61$3.74 million$3.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q1$0.58$0.59$3.71 million$3.68 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q4$0.95$0.93$4.02 billion$3.87 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q3$1.03$1.15ViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for WestRock (NYSE:WRK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.55 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.7 EPS
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 20164$0.61$0.72$0.64
Q2 20171$0.63$0.63$0.63
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for WestRock (NYSE:WRK)
Annual Dividend:$1.50
Dividend Yield:3.36%
Payout Ratio:-202.70% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
58.82% (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 Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

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


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WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Chart for Wednesday, August, 24, 2016

Last Updated on 8/24/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff