WestRock Co. (WRK): Price and Financial Metrics

WestRock Co. (WRK): $35.80

0.39 (-1.08%)

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Industry: Industrial - Packaging




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WRK Price/Volume Stats

Current price $35.80 52-week high $39.30
Prev. close $36.19 52-week low $26.84
Day low $35.67 Volume 3,005,400
Day high $36.41 Avg. volume 2,639,066
50-day MA $33.66 Dividend yield 3.04%
200-day MA $31.85 Market Cap 9.17B

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  • WRK scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 78.55% of US stocks.
  • WRK's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 168 days.
  • WRK ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 20th percentile.

WRK Stock Summary

  • WESTROCK CO's market capitalization of $9,031,285,210 is ahead of 83.31% of US-listed equities.
  • WRK's price/sales ratio is 0.44; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 15.82% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, WESTROCK CO is reporting a growth rate of -164.22%; that's higher than just 8.63% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to WESTROCK CO are PRI, UNM, WHR, HLF, and AFG.
  • Visit WRK's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.westrock.com.

WRK Valuation Summary

  • WRK's price/earnings ratio is -6.5; this is 143.33% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • WRK's price/sales ratio has moved down 1.2 over the prior 100 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WRK.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WRK 2023-09-13 0.4 0.9 -6.5 -18.2
WRK 2023-09-12 0.4 0.9 -6.3 -18.0
WRK 2023-09-11 0.4 0.9 -6.2 -17.7
WRK 2023-09-08 0.4 0.9 -6.3 -17.9
WRK 2023-09-07 0.4 0.9 -6.0 -17.5
WRK 2023-09-06 0.4 0.8 -5.8 -17.2

WRK Growth Metrics

    The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -10.87%.
  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at 116.19%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 63.65%.
Over the past 34 months, WRK's revenue has gone up $3,014,800,000.

The table below shows WRK's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 21,227.4 2,033.5 807.6
2022-09-30 21,256.5 2,020.4 944.6
2022-06-30 20,944.5 2,157.6 923.8
2022-03-31 20,241.1 2,071 796
2021-12-31 19,296.8 1,813.3 868.6
2021-09-30 18,746.1 2,279.9 838.3

WRK's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • WRK has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 55.47% of graded US stocks.
  • WRK's asset turnover comes in at 0.625 -- ranking 10th of 11 Shipping Containers stocks.
  • SON, GEF, and PKG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WRK.

The table below shows WRK's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.625 0.179 -0.002
2021-03-31 0.601 0.176 -0.008
2020-12-31 0.591 0.179 -0.004
2020-09-30 0.581 0.182 -0.005
2020-06-30 0.581 0.195 0.053
2020-03-31 0.593 0.202 0.059

WRK Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WRK, see our WRK price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $63.07 Average Broker Recommendation 1.54 (Moderate Buy)

WestRock Co. (WRK) Company Bio

WestRock is an American corrugated packaging company. It was formed in July 2015 after the merger of MeadWestvaco and RockTenn.WestRock is the 2nd largest American packaging company. It is one of the world's largest paper and packaging companies with US$15 billion in annual revenue and 42,000 employees in 30 countries. The company is headquartered in Sandy SpringsGeorgia, consolidating offices from NorcrossGeorgia and RichmondVirginia. (Source:Wikipedia)

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WRK Price Returns

1-mo 8.98%
3-mo N/A
6-mo 21.33%
1-year 19.92%
3-year 10.01%
5-year -19.08%
YTD 4.54%
2022 -18.81%
2021 3.78%
2020 4.63%
2019 19.29%
2018 -38.35%

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