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NYSE:WRK

WestRock - WRK Stock Forecast, Price & News

$31.92
+1.03 (+3.33%)
(As of 10/3/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$31.18
$32.34
50-Day Range
$30.89
$43.14
52-Week Range
$30.77
$54.78
Volume
2.81 million shs
Average Volume
2.20 million shs
Market Capitalization
$8.13 billion
P/E Ratio
9.12
Dividend Yield
3.24%
Price Target
$45.00

WestRock MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.13 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
41.0% Upside
$45.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.26% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.96
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.28mentions of WestRock in the last 14 days
Based on 9 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$325,291 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
4.60%
From $4.78 to $5.00 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.85 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

19th out of 166 stocks

Paperboard Containers & Boxes Industry

1st out of 4 stocks

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About WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Stock

WestRock Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides fiber-based paper and packaging solutions in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. It operates through two segments, Corrugated Packaging and Consumer Packaging. The Corrugated Packaging segment produces containerboards, corrugated sheets, corrugated packaging, and preprinted linerboards to consumer and industrial products manufacturers, and corrugated box manufacturers. It also provides structural and graphic design, engineering services and custom, and proprietary and standard automated packaging machines, as well as turn-key installation, automation, line integration, and packaging solutions; 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 and the automotive industry, as well as producers of beer, food, wine, spirits, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals. WestRock Company is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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WRK Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/04/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/24 Dividend
8/11/2022
Dividend Payable
8/24/2022
Today
10/04/2022
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
11/10/2022
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Paperboard containers & boxes
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
49,900
Year Founded
2015

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$45.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$59.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$27.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+41.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.13
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$838.30 million
Pretax Margin
5.76%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$18.75 billion
Cash Flow
$9.17 per share
Book Value
$43.78 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
252,303,000
Market Cap
$8.13 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.12

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Key Executives

  • Mr. David B. Sewell (Age 53)
    CEO, Pres & Director
    Comp: $2.84M
  • Mr. Patrick M. Kivits (Age 54)
    Pres of Corrugated Packaging
    Comp: $1.64M
  • Mr. Alexander W. Pease (Age 50)
    Exec. VP & CFO
  • Ms. Julia Ann McConnell (Age 53)
    Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Amir Kazmi
    Chief Information & Digital Officer
  • Mr. James Hunter Armstrong
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Robert Quartaro
    Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Denise Rene Perry Singleton (Age 60)
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.
  • Ms. Donna Owens Cox (Age 58)
    Chief Communications Officer
  • Ms. Margaret Herndon
    Chief Marketing Officer













WRK Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell WestRock stock right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WestRock in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" WRK shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WRK, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is WestRock's stock price forecast for 2022?

8 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for WestRock's stock. Their WRK share price forecasts range from $27.00 to $59.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $45.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 41.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have WRK shares performed in 2022?

WestRock's stock was trading at $44.36 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, WRK shares have decreased by 28.0% and is now trading at $31.92.
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When is WestRock's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 10th 2022.
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How can I listen to WestRock's earnings call?

WestRock will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, November 10th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were WestRock's earnings last quarter?

WestRock (NYSE:WRK) issued its earnings results on Thursday, August, 4th. The basic materials company reported $1.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.50 by $0.04. The basic materials company had revenue of $5.52 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.51 billion. WestRock had a net margin of 4.41% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.42%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 14.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.00 earnings per share.
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How often does WestRock pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WestRock?

WestRock announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 12th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, August 24th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 11th.
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Is WestRock a good dividend stock?

WestRock (NYSE:WRK) pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.24%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 28.57%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WRK will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.00% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will WestRock's stock buyback program work?

WestRock announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Thursday, May 5th 2022, which permits the company to buyback 25,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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

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

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), 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."

How do I buy shares of WestRock?

Shares of WRK stock 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 $31.92.

How much money does WestRock make?

WestRock (NYSE:WRK) has a market capitalization of $8.13 billion and generates $18.75 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $838.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.50 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does WestRock have?

The company employs 49,900 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.
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How can I contact WestRock?

WestRock's mailing address is 1000 ABERNATHY ROAD NE, ATLANTA GA, 30328. The official website for the company is www.westrock.com. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at (770) 448-2193, via email at james.armstrong@westrock.com, or via fax at 804-327-6363.

This page (NYSE:WRK) was last updated on 10/4/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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