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How has WestRock Company:(NYSE:WRK) performed recently?

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 12142.23. It is in the Packaging & Containers industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 35.41, a forward P/E of 18.11 and EPS of 1.36. At a stock price of 48.05 (2.08%) it has a dividend yield of 3.12%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 0.50%, more recently this last year it has grown by -10.90%. The next year growth is going to be about 3.92% and more long-term -6.91% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -46.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 30.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 41.70%.

For performance, WestRock Company the past week has seen a gain of 5.81%. For the last month performance for WestRock Company is 13.31%. While the last quarter is 21.83% and half year, 44.87%. Finally for the year, performance is -15.77%.

The 52-week high for WestRock Company, is at -20.81%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 64.56%. The 20-day simple moving average is 15.54% and 20.56% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 3.31%, and for the month it is 2.87%. WestRock Company, has a target price of 70.56.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.56, and for total debt/equity WestRock Company has 0.59. The gross margin is 19.40%, while operating margin is -0.40%, the profit margin is -8.00%. The current ratio is 1.7 and the quick ratio is 1.

Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 92.40%. WestRock Company has a payout ratio of *TBA. With the total shares outstanding coming to 252.7. The shares float is 249.11, with the float short at 2.56%, with short ratio coming to 3.75.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see WestRock Company, get -4.70%, with its returns on investment at 3.60%. Return on equity is -10.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 70.56, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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