WestRock Co

Packaging & Containers
Consumer Cyclical

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$7.43 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$21.12 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$4.02 billion
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Company Profile

WestRock Co had its IPO on 1994-03-02 under the ticker symbol WRK.

The company operates in the Consumer Cyclical sector and Packaging & Containers industry. WestRock Co has a staff strength of 50,500 employees.

Stock update

Shares of WestRock Co opened at $28 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-06-02.

The stocks traded within a range of $28 - $29.12, and closed at $28.86.

This is a +4.87% increase from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 2,101,073 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of WestRock Co have increased by +3.29%.

WestRock Co's Key Ratios

WestRock Co has a market cap of $7.43 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 0.8208 and a price to sales ratio of 0.4163.

In the last 12-months WestRock Co’s revenue was $21.12 billion with a gross profit of $4.02 billion and an EBITDA of $3.15 billion. The EBITDA ratio measures WestRock Co's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, WestRock Co’s operating margin was 7.79% while its return on assets stood at 3.58% with a return of equity of -11.6%.

In Q1, WestRock Co’s quarterly earnings growth was a negative -73.8% while revenue growth was a negative 1.9%.

WestRock Co’s PE and PEG Ratio

Forward PE
Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $-4.81 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 9.5602 and a PEG multiple of 2.0912. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into WestRock Co’s profitability.

WestRock Co stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 0.7944 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 5.4772. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 0.4163.

WestRock Co stock pays annual dividends of $1.05 per share, indicating a yield of 4% and a payout ratio of 25.06%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$28.21 billion
Total Liabilities
$4.97 billion
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$281.50 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

WestRock Co ended 2023 with $28.21 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $28.21 billion while shareholder equity stood at $9.64 billion.

WestRock Co ended 2023 with $2.61 billion in deferred long-term liabilities, $4.97 billion in other current liabilities, 2600000.00 in common stock, $110.00 million in retained earnings and $4.25 billion in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $363.40 million and cash and short-term investments were $363.40 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $501,600,000 while long-term debt stood at $9.00 billion.

WestRock Co’s total current assets stands at $7.60 billion while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $0. Its net receivables were $2.81 billion compared to accounts payable of $2.18 billion and inventory worth $2.55 billion.

In 2023, WestRock Co's operating cash flow was $-263300000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $281.50 million.

Comparatively, WestRock Co paid $0.25 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

Current Trading Price
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Analyst Target Price

WestRock Co stock is currently trading at $28.86 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $48.1637 and a 52-week low of $48.1637. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $35.01.

Its 50-day moving average was $28.9 and 200-day moving average was $32.97 The short ratio stood at 1.79 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 68.5% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 9161.2% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About WestRock Co

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of WestRock Co is WRK

The IPO of WestRock Co took place on 1994-03-02

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WestRock Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides fiber-based paper and packaging solutions in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. It operates in four segments, Corrugated Packaging, Consumer Packaging, Global Paper, and Distribution. The Corrugated Packaging segment produces containerboards, corrugated sheets, corrugated packaging, and preprinted linerboards to consumer and industrial products manufacturers, and corrugated box manufacturers. It also provides structural and graphic design, engineering services and custom, and proprietary and standard automated packaging machines, as well as turn-key installation, automation, line integration, and packaging solutions; and pack temporary displays, as well as lithographic laminated packaging products. The Consumer Packaging segment manufactures and sells folding cartons that are used to package food, paper, beverages, dairy products, tobacco, confectionery, health and beauty, other household consumer products; and express mail packages for the overnight courier industry. It also offers inserts and labels, as well as rigid packaging and other printed packaging products, such as transaction cards, brochures, product literature, marketing materials, and grower tags, and plant stakes; and secondary packages and paperboard packaging for over-the-counter and prescription drugs. In addition, this segment manufactures and sells solid fiber and corrugated partitions, and die-cut paperboard components. The Global Paper segment manufactures containerboard, paperboard, and specialty grades primarily to corrugated packaging, folding carton, food service, liquid packaging, tobacco, and commercial print markets. The Distribution segment distributes corrugated packaging materials and other specialty packaging products, including stretch films, void fills, carton sealing tapes, and other specialty tapes; and provides contract packing services. The company is based in Atlanta, Georgia.


1000 Abernathy Road NE, Atlanta, GA, United States, 30328