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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: WestRock Company, WRK

WestRock Company, WRK is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Packaging & Containers in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, WestRock Company, WRK  has a market cap of 11987.19. Since its IPO date on the 6/24/2015, WestRock Company, WRK performance year to date is 5.46%. Today WestRock Company, WRK has gained 3.68%, with a current price of 46.71.

Ownership of the company is 0.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 92.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -3.10%, with return on investment at 3.60%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, WestRock Company, WRK is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.56. While Total debt/equity is 0.59. With a profit margin of -5.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 19.40%, and operating margin of 1.20%. WestRock Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.7, while the quick ratio is 1.

For the last year WestRock Company, WRK has seen a EPS growth of -10.90%. A performance for the year of -13.42%. The 52-week high is -16.18%, and the 52-week low is 59.97%. The average volume for WestRock Company, WRK is 1191366.

With a target price of 70.56, can WestRock Company, WRK reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of WestRock Company, WRK. WestRock Company has a P/E of 34.42 and a forward P/E of 16.19. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. WestRock Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.83 and 1.19 respectively. For P/cash, WestRock Company has a value of 46.34, while it is 19.07 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 46.71, WestRock Company has a dividend yield of 3.21%. We see a return on equity of -7.00%.

Looking more long-term WestRock Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of -6.18%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 13.23% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -10.90% for this year and for the last five years a 0.50% growth has been seen.

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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