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S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
NYSE:WRK

WestRock Stock Forecast, Price & News

$43.88
-1.36 (-3.01%)
(As of 01/21/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$43.65
$45.44
50-Day Range
$42.48
$49.19
52-Week Range
$40.04
$62.03
Volume
2.43 million shs
Average Volume
2.25 million shs
Market Capitalization
$11.63 billion
P/E Ratio
14.06
Dividend Yield
2.21%
Beta
1.18
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About WestRock

WestRock Co. engages in the provision of paper and packaging solutions. It operates through the following segments: Corrugated Packaging and Consumer Packaging. The Corrugated Packaging segment consists of its containerboard mill and corrugated packaging operations, as well as recycling operations. The Consumer Packaging segment includes consumer mills, folding carton, beverage, merchandising displays, and partition operations. The company was founded on March 6, 2015 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Headlines

Analyst Ratings For WestRock - Benzinga - Benzinga
January 20, 2022 |  benzinga.com
WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Shares Gap Down to $46.27
January 20, 2022 |  americanbankingnews.com
WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Downgraded to "Neutral" at Bank of America
January 20, 2022 |  americanbankingnews.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$18.75 billion
Cash Flow
$8.29 per share
Book Value
$43.78 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$838.30 million
Pretax Margin
5.79%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
262,352,000
Market Cap
$11.63 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/09/2021
Ex-Dividend for 11/23 Dividend
11/09/2021
Dividend Payable
11/23/2021
Today
1/22/2022
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

3.39 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

5th out of 223 stocks

Paperboard Containers & Boxes Industry

1st out of 5 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.2Community Rank: 4.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Frequently Asked Questions

Is WestRock a buy right now?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WestRock in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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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How has WestRock's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

WestRock's stock was trading at $26.23 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WRK shares have increased by 67.3% and is now trading at $43.88.
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When is WestRock's next earnings date?

WestRock is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 3rd 2022.
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How can I listen to WestRock's earnings call?

WestRock will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 3rd 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 Tuesday, November, 9th. The basic materials company reported $1.23 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.09. The basic materials company had revenue of $5.09 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5 billion. WestRock had a net margin of 4.47% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.03%. The firm's revenue was up 13.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.73 EPS.
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How often does WestRock pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WestRock?

WestRock announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 28th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Tuesday, November 23rd. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.28%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 9th. This is a boost from WestRock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.24.
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Is WestRock a good dividend stock?

WestRock pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.21%. WestRock does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of WestRock is 32.05%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WestRock will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.28% 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?

9 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for WestRock's stock. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $73.00. On average, they expect WestRock's share price to reach $56.70 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are WestRock's key executives?

WestRock's management team includes the following people:
  • David B. Sewell, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Alexander W. Pease, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Amir Kazmi, Chief Information Officer
  • Robert B. McIntosh, Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel
  • Julia Mcconnell, Chief Accounting Officer & Senior Vice President

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Nordea Investment Management AB (2.47%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.89%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.08%), Telos Capital Management Inc. (0.07%), M&G Investment Management Ltd. (0.05%) and tru Independence LLC (0.05%). Company insiders that own WestRock stock include James B Porter, James E Nevels and Jeffrey Wayne Chalovich.
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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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Royal London Asset Management Ltd., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, AE Wealth Management LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Spire Wealth Management, and tru Independence LLC. Company insiders that have sold WestRock company stock in the last year include James E Nevels, 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 Nordea Investment Management AB, Sciencast Management LP, Polianta Ltd, Sage Capital Advisors llc, NuWave Investment Management LLC, Members Capital Advisors Inc., M&G Investment Management Ltd., and ACG Wealth.
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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 $43.88.

How much money does WestRock make?

WestRock has a market capitalization of $11.63 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 $3.12 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.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 804-327-6363.


This page was last updated on 1/22/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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