Westrock Company (WRK): Price and Financial Metrics


Westrock Company (WRK)

Today's Latest Price: $40.12 USD

0.96 (-2.34%)

Updated Oct 20 6:30pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 19 in Industrial - Packaging

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WRK Stock Summary

  • WRK has a higher market value than 84.85% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $10,665,861,546.
  • WestRock Co's stock had its IPO on June 24, 2015, making it an older stock than only 18.56% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of WestRock Co's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 80.61% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to WestRock Co, a group of peers worth examining would be PKG, TKR, MIDD, LEG, and DGX.
  • WRK's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit WestRock Co's official web site, go to www.westrock.com.

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WRK Price/Volume Stats

Current price $40.12 52-week high $44.39
Prev. close $41.08 52-week low $21.50
Day low $39.64 Volume 2,400,586
Day high $41.64 Avg. volume 2,953,763
50-day MA $33.93 Dividend yield 1.95%
200-day MA $32.00 Market Cap 10.42B

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:
$40.12$72.17 76%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for WestRock Co. To summarize, we found that WestRock Co ranked in the 59th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 76.5%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of WestRock Co, consider:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 3.49; that's higher than 62.61% of US stocks in the Consumer Cyclical sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • WestRock Co's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 2.55% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%72%
1%74%
2%76%
3%77%
4%79%
5%81%

Want more companies with a valuation profile/forecast similar to that of WestRock Co? See MUSA, THO, SNBR, IPG, and LOW.


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Covid-19 Impact On Medical Device Packaging Market 2020|Booming Worldwide By Players Like WestRock Company; CLONDALKIN GROUP; CONSTANTIA; DuPont; Klöckner Pentaplast; Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation

Medical Device Packaging Market is forecasted to grow at 6.17% for 2019-2026 with factor such as strict regulations and requirement regarding packaging services will hamper the growth of the market in emerging economies. The global demand for the Medical Device Packaging

OpenPR | September 30, 2020

Hints of price increases lifts containerboard and paper stocks

The containerboard, paper and packaging sector is seeing a good size move today after new pricing data from Paper & Pulp Week showed stabilizing trends. Notable gainers include WestRock ([[WRK]] +8.8%), International Paper ([[IP]] +5.5%), Greif ([[GEF]] +3.8%), Graphic Packaging Holdings ([[GPK]] +4.6%), Sonoco Products ([[SON]] +2.3%) and Packaging Corporation...

Seeking Alpha | August 24, 2020

U.S. Medication Adherence Packaging Industry Outlook, 2024 Featuring Omnicell, McKesson Corporation, Cardinal Health, and WestRock Company

DUBLIN, Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "The U.S. Medication Adherence Packaging Market: Size & Forecast with Impact Analysis of COVID-19 (2020-2024)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The U.S. medication adherence packaging market has increased significantly…

PR Newswire | August 10, 2020

Recap: WestRock Q3 Earnings

Shares of WestRock (NYSE:WRK) rose 1% in pre-market trading after the company reported Q3 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share fell 31.53% year …

Benzinga | August 4, 2020

WestRock Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.20 Per Share

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) today reported that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share on its common stock. The quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share will be paid to stockholders of record as of the close of business on August 14, 2020 and will be paid on August 25, 2020.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

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WRK Price Returns

1-mo 10.80%
3-mo 35.25%
6-mo 41.01%
1-year 12.24%
3-year -25.76%
5-year -8.43%
YTD -4.03%
2019 19.29%
2018 -38.35%
2017 28.20%
2016 15.55%
2015 N/A

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