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DOW   31,097.26
QQQ   282.13
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QQQ   282.13
NYSE:WRK

WestRock Stock Forecast, Price & News

$40.13
+0.29 (+0.73%)
(As of 07/1/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$38.82
$40.31
50-Day Range
$38.87
$54.19
52-Week Range
$38.40
$54.78
Volume
1.57 million shs
Average Volume
2.48 million shs
Market Capitalization
$10.23 billion
P/E Ratio
13.56
Dividend Yield
2.51%
Price Target
$51.86

WestRock Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.13 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
27.1% Upside
$51.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.23% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.96
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.35mentions of WestRock in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$751.50 K Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.39%
From $5.11 to $5.59 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

2.88 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

9th out of 248 stocks

Paperboard Containers & Boxes Industry

1st out of 5 stocks

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About WestRock (NYSE:WRK)

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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/05/2022
Ex-Dividend for 5/24 Dividend
5/11/2022
Dividend Payable
5/24/2022
Today
7/01/2022
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
8/04/2022
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2022

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$51.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$59.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$36.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+29.2%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.125
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$838.30 million
Pretax Margin
5.05%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$18.75 billion
Cash Flow
$8.76 per share
Book Value
$43.78 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
252,303,000
Market Cap
$10.23 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.99

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WestRock 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" WestRock stock. 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 shares. Their WRK stock forecasts range from $36.00 to $59.00. On average, they predict WestRock's share price to reach $51.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.1% from the stock's current price.
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How has WestRock's stock performed in 2022?

WestRock's stock was trading at $44.36 at the beginning of the year. Since then, WRK stock has decreased by 9.5% and is now trading at $40.13.
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When is WestRock's next earnings date?

WestRock is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 4th 2022.
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How can I listen to WestRock's earnings call?

WestRock will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, August 4th 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 5th. The basic materials company reported $1.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.01 by $0.16. The basic materials company had revenue of $5.38 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.08 billion. WestRock had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.32% and a net margin of 3.93%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 21.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.54 EPS.
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How often does WestRock pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WestRock?

WestRock announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Tuesday, May 24th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 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 2.51%. WestRock does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of WestRock is 33.78%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WestRock will have a dividend payout ratio of 17.89% next year. This indicates that WestRock will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will WestRock's stock buyback program work?

WestRock declared that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Thursday, May 5th 2022, which allows the company to buyback 25,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

Who are WestRock's key executives?

WestRock's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David B. Sewell, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 53, Pay $2.84M)
  • Mr. Patrick M. Kivits, Pres of Consumer Packaging (Age 54, Pay $1.64M)
  • Mr. Alexander W. Pease, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Ms. Julia Ann McConnell, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 53)
  • 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, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 60)
  • Ms. Donna Owens Cox, Chief Communications Officer (Age 58)
  • Ms. Margaret Herndon, Chief Marketing Officer

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.

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."

Who are WestRock's major shareholders?

WestRock's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Insight Wealth Strategies LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own WestRock stock include James B Porter, James E Nevels, Jeffrey Wayne Chalovich, John A Luke Jr and Thomas Stigers.
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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 Insight Wealth Strategies LLC.
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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 $40.13.

How much money does WestRock make?

WestRock (NYSE:WRK) has a market capitalization of $10.23 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 $2.96 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does WestRock have?

WestRock 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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When was WestRock founded?

WestRock was founded in 2015.

How can I contact WestRock?

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

This page (NYSE:WRK) was last updated on 7/2/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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