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WestRock Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.57 (-4.10 %)
(As of 10/28/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $36.73
50-Day Range
MA: $36.62
52-Week Range
Now: $36.73
Volume2.10 million shs
Average Volume2.94 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.54 billion
P/E Ratio12.28
Dividend Yield2.09%
WestRock Company manufactures and sells paper and packaging solutions for the consumer and corrugated markets in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. The company's Corrugated Packaging segment produces containerboards, corrugated sheets, corrugated packaging, and preprinted linerboards for consumer and industrial products manufacturers, and corrugated box manufacturers. It also provides structural and graphic design, engineering services and custom, and automated packaging machines; and operates recycling facilities that collect, sort, grade, and bale recovered paper. The company's Consumer Packaging segment manufactures and sells folding and beverage 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; 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; temporary and permanent displays; and lithographic laminated packaging products, as well as provides contract packing services. Its Land and Development segment sells real estate primarily in the Charleston, South Carolina region. WestRock Company is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.67 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paperboard containers & boxes



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.29 billion
Cash Flow$8.85 per share
Book Value$45.46 per share


Net Income$862.90 million


Market Cap$9.54 billion
Next Earnings Date11/5/2020 (Confirmed)
-1.57 (-4.10 %)
(As of 10/28/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Frequently Asked Questions

How has WestRock's stock 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. Since then, WRK shares have increased by 40.0% and is now trading at $36.73.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of WestRock?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WestRock in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is WestRock's next earnings date?

WestRock is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 5th 2020.
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How can I listen to WestRock's earnings call?

WestRock will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, November 5th 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) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 4th. The basic materials company reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.32. The basic materials company earned $4.24 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.27 billion. WestRock had a net margin of 4.37% and a return on equity of 7.24%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 9.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.11 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 Thursday, July 30th. Investors of record on Friday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Tuesday, August 25th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.18%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 13th.
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What price target have analysts set for WRK?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for WestRock's shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $57.00. On average, they expect WestRock's stock price to reach $39.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting WestRock?

WestRock saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 5,100,000 shares, an increase of 24.1% from the September 15th total of 4,110,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,740,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.9 days. Currently, 2.0% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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 60)

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 LSV Asset Management (2.20%), Patten & Patten Inc. TN (0.49%), Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY (0.28%), DDD Partners LLC (0.21%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.17%) and Polaris Wealth Advisory Group LLC (0.16%). Company insiders that own WestRock stock include Currey M Russell, James B Porter, James E Nevels, John A Luke Jr, Robert A Feeser and Ward H Dickson.
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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 LSV Asset Management, DDD Partners LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Xponance Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC, Patten & Patten Inc. TN, and Foundations Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold WestRock company stock in the last year include James B Porter, and John A Luke Jr.
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Which major investors are buying WestRock stock?

WRK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Polaris Wealth Advisory Group LLC, KBC Group NV, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Transform Wealth LLC, Sound Income Strategies LLC, Regentatlantic Capital LLC, and State of Michigan Retirement System. 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 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 $36.73.

How big of a company is WestRock?

WestRock has a market capitalization of $9.54 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 10/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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