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WestRock Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.96 (-2.05 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 10:11 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $45.92
50-Day Range
MA: $44.31
52-Week Range
Now: $45.92
Volume5,765 shs
Average Volume1.66 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.08 billion
P/E Ratio15.36
Dividend Yield1.70%
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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Overall MarketRank

2.08 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

27th out of 631 stocks

Paperboard Containers & Boxes Industry

2nd out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paperboard containers & boxes



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.29 billion
Cash Flow$11.07 per share
Book Value$45.46 per share


Net Income$862.90 million


Market Cap$12.08 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2021 (Confirmed)
-0.96 (-2.05 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 10:11 AM ET)
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WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Frequently Asked Questions

How has WestRock's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

WestRock's stock was trading at $26.23 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WRK stock has increased by 78.7% and is now trading at $46.88.
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Is WestRock a buy right now?

12 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WestRock in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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 Thursday, January 28th 2021.
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How can I listen to WestRock's earnings call?

WestRock will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 28th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were WestRock's earnings last quarter?

WestRock (NYSE:WRK) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 5th. The basic materials company reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.05. The basic materials company earned $4.47 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.37 billion. WestRock had a return on equity of 7.24% and a net margin of 4.37%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.24 earnings per share.
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How often does WestRock pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WestRock?

WestRock declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 30th. Investors of record on Friday, November 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Tuesday, November 24th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 12th.
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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 1.70%. 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 twelve-month price targets for WestRock's shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $61.00. On average, they anticipate WestRock's share price to reach $43.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.3%.
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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).

Who are WestRock's key executives?

WestRock's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Steven C. Voorhees, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 66, Pay $3.02M)
  • Mr. Ward H. Dickson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58, Pay $1.33M)
  • Mr. James B. Porter III, Pres of Bus. Devel. & Latin America (Age 69, Pay $1.6M)
  • Mr. Jeffrey Wayne Chalovich, Chief Commercial Officer & Pres of Corrugated Packaging (Age 57, Pay $1.32M)
  • Ms. Julia Ann McConnell, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Amir Kazmi, Chief Information & Digital Officer
  • Mr. James Hunter Armstrong, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Robert Bruce McIntosh, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 63)
  • Ms. Donna Owens Cox, Chief Communications Officer (Age 56)
  • Ms. Vicki L. Lostetter, Chief HR Officer (Age 61)

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.10%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.07%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%), Fruth Investment Management (0.02%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%) and IFM Investors Pty Ltd (0.01%). Company insiders that own WestRock stock include Currey M Russell, James B Porter, James E Nevels, John A Luke Jr and Ward H Dickson.
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Which institutional investors are selling WestRock stock?

WRK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Foundations Investment Advisors LLC, Radnor Capital Management LLC, and Fruth Investment Management.
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Which institutional investors are buying WestRock stock?

WRK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, National Investment Services of America LLC, Breiter Capital Management Inc., Sound Income Strategies LLC, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and Sowell Financial Services LLC. Company insiders that have bought WestRock stock in the last two years include Currey M Russell, James E Nevels, and Ward H Dickson.
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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.

What is WestRock's stock price today?

One share of WRK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.88.

How big of a company is WestRock?

WestRock has a market capitalization of $12.33 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. WestRock employs 51,100 workers across the globe.

What is WestRock's official website?

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

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 1/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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