WestRock Co. (WRK): Price and Financial Metrics

WestRock Co. (WRK): $36.72

0.50 (+1.38%)

POWR Rating

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  • WRK scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 90.34% of US stocks.
  • WRK's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving up over the last 178 days.
  • WRK ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 44th percentile.

WRK Stock Summary

  • WRK's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 186.52 -- higher than 87.8% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • WRK's price/sales ratio is 0.45; that's higher than the P/S ratio of only 14.45% of US stocks.
  • WESTROCK CO's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 13.66%, greater than the shareholder yield of 88.03% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WRK, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SWK, FOXA, CR, CNDT, and TKR.
  • 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

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, WRK's price/sales ratio is 72.22% lower, now standing at 0.5.
  • Over the past 90 months, WRK's price/sales ratio has gone down 1.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WRK.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WRK 2022-11-23 0.5 0.8 10.1 11.2
WRK 2022-11-22 0.4 0.8 10.1 11.1
WRK 2022-11-21 0.4 0.8 10.0 11.1
WRK 2022-11-18 0.4 0.8 9.8 11.0
WRK 2022-11-17 0.4 0.8 9.9 11.0
WRK 2022-11-16 0.4 0.8 10.0 11.1

WRK Growth Metrics

    Its year over year price growth rate is now at -10.61%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -43.74%.
  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -11.9%.
WRK's revenue has moved up $2,655,500,000 over the prior 33 months.

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
2022-06-30 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
2021-06-30 18,127.1 2,334.1 -641.4
2021-03-31 17,547.1 2,323.5 -713

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)

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WRK Price/Volume Stats

Current price $36.72 52-week high $54.78
Prev. close $36.22 52-week low $30.08
Day low $36.21 Volume 1,470,885
Day high $36.75 Avg. volume 2,209,193
50-day MA $33.90 Dividend yield 3.04%
200-day MA $41.77 Market Cap 9.34B

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

Clearlake Capital-Backed IPG Names Protective Packaging Veteran Peter Durette as CEO

Appointment signals new phase of accelerated growth for IPG following its recent take-private acquisition by ClearlakeSARASOTA, Fla. and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intertape Polymer Group (“IPG” or the “Company”), a global provider of packaging and protective solutions, today announced that Peter Durette will join IPG as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and a member of the Board of Directors. Former CEO Gregory Yull will retire from fulltime duties after over 30 years w

Yahoo | November 18, 2022

WestRock Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conference

ATLANTA, November 17, 2022--WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of sustainable paper and packaging solutions, today announced its participation in the Citi Basic Materials Conference on November 30, 2022. David Sewell, president and chief executive officer, will present information about the Company at 1:15 pm ET. This event will be webcast and available for replay on WestRock’s website, ir.westrock.com.

Yahoo | November 17, 2022

Company News for Nov 11, 2022

Companies in The News Are: WRK,RL,TPR,WIX

Yahoo | November 11, 2022

KeyBanc Sticks to Its Sell Rating for WestRock (WRK)

KeyBanc analyst Adam Josephson maintained a Sell rating on WestRock (WRK - Research Report) today and set a price target of $27.50. The company's shares closed today at $36.95.According to TipRanks, Josephson is an analyst with an average return of -4.7% and a 48.89% success rate. Josephson covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as WestRock, AptarGroup, and Avery Dennison.Currently, the analyst consensus on WestRock is a Hold with an average price target of $37.56.See Insiders’ Hot Stocks on TipRanks >> The company has a one-year high of $53.76 and a one-year low of $29.85. Currently, WestRock has an average volume of 2.02M.

Austin Angelo on TipRanks | November 10, 2022

Westrock Reports Mixed Q4 Results

Westrock Co (NYSE: WRK ) reported fourth-quarter FY22 sales growth of 6.1% year-on-year to $5.40 billion, missing the consensus of $5.47 billion. Corrugated Packaging segment revenue rose 8.3% Y/Y, Consumer … Full story available on Benzinga.com

Benzinga | November 10, 2022

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WRK Price Returns

1-mo 7.99%
3-mo -8.83%
6-mo -24.69%
1-year -18.45%
3-year -2.04%
5-year -31.42%
YTD -15.21%
2021 3.78%
2020 4.63%
2019 19.29%
2018 -38.35%
2017 28.20%

WRK Dividends

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