Westrock Company (WRK): Price and Financial Metrics

Westrock Company (WRK): $42.61

0.54 (+1.28%)

POWR Rating

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where WRK ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 90.35% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WRK is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • WRK's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 59.24% of US stocks).

WRK Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of WestRock Co's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 84.41% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • WRK's price/sales ratio is 0.65; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 15.7% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, WRK has reported earnings growth of -1,377.3%, putting it ahead of merely 1.54% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WRK, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are HII, SNX, SON, DGX, and ALLE.
  • WRK's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit WestRock Co's official web site, go to www.westrock.com.

WRK Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, WRK's price/earnings ratio is 211.34% lower, now standing at -21.6.
  • WRK's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.8 over the prior 75 months.
  • Over the past 75 months, WRK's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WRK.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WRK 2021-08-27 0.8 1.2 -21.6 -414.2
WRK 2021-08-26 0.7 1.2 -21.0 -406.8
WRK 2021-08-25 0.8 1.2 -21.3 -410.6
WRK 2021-08-24 0.7 1.2 -21.1 -408.0
WRK 2021-08-23 0.7 1.2 -20.7 -402.5
WRK 2021-08-20 0.7 1.2 -20.6 -401.5

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 $42.61 52-week high $54.78
Prev. close $42.07 52-week low $38.28
Day low $41.73 Volume 1,375,377
Day high $42.72 Avg. volume 2,269,223
50-day MA $41.37 Dividend yield 2.38%
200-day MA $45.35 Market Cap 10.86B

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.

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Yahoo | February 25, 2022

WestRock Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conference

ATLANTA, February 15, 2022--WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of differentiated, sustainable paper and packaging solutions, today announced its participation in the Bank of America 2022 Global Agriculture and Materials Conference on March 3, 2022. Alex Pease, chief financial officer, will present information about the Company at 10:10 am ET. This event will be webcast and available for replay on WestRock’s website, ir.westrock.com.

Yahoo | February 15, 2022

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WestRock Announces Bob McIntosh, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary to Retire; Denise Cade to Become General Counsel

ATLANTA, February 09, 2022--WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) today announced Robert (Bob) B. McIntosh, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary, will retire from the Company, effective March 4, 2022. Denise Cade will be named executive vice president, general counsel and secretary upon McIntosh’s retirement.

Yahoo | February 9, 2022

Westrock Company: Good Things May Happen On This One

Westrock Company (WRK) is a leading company in the paper packaging industry and is expected to have 5% CAGR industry growth in the next 10 years. I think the company is important to the general economy and worth a look at given its low evaluations. The industry consolidation in the...

Obvious Investing on Seeking Alpha | February 8, 2022

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WRK Price Returns

1-mo 6.11%
3-mo -2.93%
6-mo -7.66%
1-year -12.39%
3-year 35.44%
5-year -11.82%
YTD -2.38%
2021 3.78%
2020 4.63%
2019 19.29%
2018 -38.35%
2017 28.20%

WRK Dividends

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