NYSE:WRK

WestRock Stock Forecast, Price & News

$60.72
+1.04 (+1.74 %)
(As of 05/11/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$48.33
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$23.22
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Volume2.70 million shs
Average Volume2.19 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.00 billion
P/E Ratio20.31
Dividend Yield1.34%
Beta1.38
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About WestRock

WestRock Company manufactures and sells paper and packaging solutions in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. The company operates through Corrugated Packaging and Consumer Packaging segments. The Corrugated Packaging segment produces containerboards, corrugated sheets, corrugated packaging, and preprinted linerboards for sale to consumer and industrial products manufacturers, and corrugated box manufacturers. It also provides structural and graphic design, engineering services and custom, and automated packaging machines; offers a machinery solution that creates pouches to replace single-use plastics, including bubble mailers; distributes corrugated packaging materials and other specialty packaging products, including stretch films, void fills, carton sealing tapes, and other specialty tapes; operates recycling facilities that collect, sort, grade, and bale recovered paper; and provides lithographic laminated packaging products, as well as contract packing services. The Consumer Packaging segment manufactures and sells folding cartons that are used to package food, paper, beverages, dairy products, tobacco, confectionery, health and beauty, other household consumer, and commercial and industrial products; and express mail packages for the overnight courier industry. It also offers inserts and labels, as well as rigid packaging and other printed packaging products, such as transaction cards, brochures, product literature, marketing materials, and grower tags and plant stakes for the horticultural market; and secondary packages and paperboard packaging for over-the-counter and prescription drugs. In addition, this segment manufactures and sells solid fiber and corrugated partitions, and die-cut paperboard components principally to glass container manufacturers, producers of beer, food, wine, spirits, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, and the automotive industry. WestRock Company is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paperboard containers & boxes
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
Phone770-448-2193
Employees50,000
Year Founded2015

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.29 billion
Cash Flow$14.63 per share
Book Value$45.46 per share

Profitability

Net Income$862.90 million

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Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$16.00 billion
Next Earnings Date8/3/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.92 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

48th out of 863 stocks

Paperboard Containers & Boxes Industry

3rd out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Frequently Asked Questions

Is WestRock a buy right now?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WestRock in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" WestRock stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than WestRock?

Wall Street analysts have given WestRock a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but WestRock wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is WestRock's next earnings date?

WestRock is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 3rd 2021.
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How were WestRock's earnings last quarter?

WestRock (NYSE:WRK) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 5th. The basic materials company reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.08. The basic materials company earned $4.44 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.51 billion. WestRock had a net margin of 4.37% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.24%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.67 earnings per share.
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How has WestRock's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

WestRock's stock was trading at $26.23 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WRK shares have increased by 131.5% and is now trading at $60.72.
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How often does WestRock pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WestRock?

WestRock declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 5th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 19th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, May 28th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 18th. This is a positive change from WestRock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.20.
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Is WestRock a good dividend stock?

WestRock pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.34%. WestRock does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of WestRock is 20.10%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WestRock will have a dividend payout ratio of 31.87% next year. This indicates that WestRock will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for WRK?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for WestRock's stock. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $73.00. On average, they anticipate WestRock's share price to reach $54.27 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.6%.
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Who are WestRock's key executives?

WestRock's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Ward H. Dickson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59, Pay $748.43k)
  • Mr. Jeffrey Wayne Chalovich, Chief Commercial Officer & Pres of Corrugated Packaging (Age 58, Pay $743.29k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Patrick Edward Lindner, Chief Innovation Officer & Pres of Consumer Packaging (Age 52, Pay $751.43k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. David B. Sewell, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 52)
  • Ms. Julia Ann McConnell, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Amir Kazmi, Chief Information & Digital Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. James Hunter Armstrong, VP of Investor Relations (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Robert Bruce McIntosh, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 64)
  • Ms. Donna Owens Cox, Chief Communications Officer (Age 57) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Margaret Herndon, Chief Marketing Officer (LinkedIn Profile)

What is Steve Voorhees' approval rating as WestRock's CEO?

370 employees have rated WestRock CEO Steve Voorhees on Glassdoor.com. Steve Voorhees has an approval rating of 74% among WestRock's employees. 60.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at WestRock to a friend.

Who are some of WestRock's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of WestRock own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other WestRock investors own include AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Verizon Communications (VZ), CVS Health (CVS), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), Micron Technology (MU), The Walt Disney (DIS) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

What is WestRock's stock symbol?

WestRock trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WRK."

Who are WestRock's major shareholders?

WestRock's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.35%), LSV Asset Management (1.83%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.23%), Boston Partners (0.85%), Patten & Patten Inc. TN (0.45%) and KBC Group NV (0.41%). Company insiders that own WestRock stock include James B Porter, James E Nevels, Jeffrey Wayne Chalovich and John A Luke Jr.
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Which major investors are selling WestRock stock?

WRK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, BlackRock Inc., LSV Asset Management, Victory Capital Management Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Decatur Capital Management Inc., Strs Ohio, and CapWealth Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold WestRock company stock in the last year include James B Porter, and Jeffrey Wayne Chalovich.
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Which major investors are buying WestRock stock?

WRK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including HighTower Advisors LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., KBC Group NV, Fifth Third Bancorp, Arnhold LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Pacer Advisors Inc., and Twin Capital Management Inc..
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How do I buy shares of WestRock?

Shares of WRK can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is WestRock's stock price today?

One share of WRK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $60.72.

How much money does WestRock make?

WestRock has a market capitalization of $16.00 billion and generates $18.29 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $862.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.98 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does WestRock have?

WestRock employs 50,000 workers across the globe.

Does WestRock have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of WestRock: A.G. Industries, KapStone, MeadWestvaco, Multi Packaging Solutions, National Print Group, SP Fiber Holdings, Simpson Tacoma Paper Mill, Smurfit-Stone Container, Southern Container, WRK International Holdings Sarl, WRK Luxembourg Sarl, WestRock - Solvay LLC, WestRock CP LLC, WestRock Coated Board LLC, WestRock Converting LLC, WestRock Fulfillment Company, WestRock Holding Company III, WestRock Holdings B.V., WestRock Luxembourg S.A.R.L., WestRock MWV LLC, WestRock RKT LLC, WestRock Shared Services LLC, WestRock Southern Container LLC, and WestRockTimber Note Holding Company III.

When was WestRock founded?

WestRock was founded in 2015.

What is WestRock's official website?

The official website for WestRock is www.westrock.com.

Where are WestRock's headquarters?

WestRock is headquartered at 1000 ABERNATHY ROAD NE, ATLANTA GA, 30328.

How can I contact WestRock?

WestRock's mailing address is 1000 ABERNATHY ROAD NE, ATLANTA GA, 30328. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 770-448-2193 or via email at [email protected]


This page was last updated on 5/12/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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