Westrock Company (WRK): Price and Financial Metrics


Westrock Company (WRK)

Today's Latest Price: $44.12 USD

2.55 (-5.46%)

Updated Jan 25 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 22 in Industrial - Packaging

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WRK Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $12,258,050,793, WestRock Co has a greater market value than 84.37% of US stocks.
  • WRK's price/sales ratio is 0.7; that's higher than the P/S ratio of just 17.02% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, WestRock Co is reporting a growth rate of -108.52%; that's higher than only 18.04% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WRK, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are MTZ, CABO, VAC, FWONA, and NI.
  • Visit WRK's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.westrock.com.

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WRK Price/Volume Stats

Current price $44.12 52-week high $47.77
Prev. close $46.67 52-week low $21.50
Day low $43.69 Volume 2,984,404
Day high $45.84 Avg. volume 1,699,616
50-day MA $44.12 Dividend yield 1.71%
200-day MA $34.62 Market Cap 11.61B

Westrock Company (WRK) Company Bio


WestRock Company manufactures and sells paper and packaging solutions for consumer and corrugated markets in North America, South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Norcross, Georgia.

WRK Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$44.12$29.62 -37%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for WRK, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that WestRock Co ranked in the 41th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 36.33%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for WRK, they are:

  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than 88.4% of its sector Consumer Cyclical.
  • WestRock Co's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 552 -- greater than 99.6% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • WestRock Co's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -0.34. This coverage rate is greater than that of just 23.96% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-38%
1%-37%
2%-37%
3%-36%
4%-35%
5%-35%

For other companies in the Consumer Cyclical that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as WRK, try AAP, ESCA, NYT, RH, and TPCO.


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Latest WRK News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about WestRock Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WRK as an investment opportunity.

WestRock (WRK) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in the Cards?

WestRock's (WRK) Q1 results likely to reflect demand in the Consumer Packaging business amid the pandemic, acquisitions, and benefits from productivity and performance-improvement programs.

Yahoo | January 22, 2021

10 Best Packaging Stocks To Buy Now

In this article we discuss the 10 best packaging stocks to buy now. Packaging companies are experiencing a strong growth on the back of the e-commerce boom following the coronavirus pandemic. Analysts think that the packaging industry will see innovation and growth in 2021 and beyond. To skip our investment thesis and reasons to invest […]

Yahoo | January 18, 2021

15 Biggest Paper Companies in the World

In this article, we are going to list the 15 biggest paper companies in the world. Click to skip ahead and jump to the 5 biggest paper companies in the world. You might not think that the creation of paper would be a separate major industry but turns out, the sheer volume is so huge […]

Yahoo | January 12, 2021

5 Stocks with Great Bounce-back Potential In 2021

Some stocks that were beaten down or subdued by the pandemic are poised for a strong comeback this year.

Yahoo | January 11, 2021

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WRK Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 15.76%
6-mo 47.49%
1-year 11.15%
3-year -29.84%
5-year 61.68%
YTD 1.36%
2020 4.63%
2019 19.29%
2018 -38.35%
2017 28.20%
2016 15.55%

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