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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 12798.33. Since its IPO date on the 6/24/2015, WestRock Company, WRK performance year to date is 15.83%. Today WestRock Company, WRK has gained 0.26%, with a current price of 51.02.

Ownership of the company is 0.90% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 90.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -1.60%, with return on investment at 2.20%.

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 0.6. With a profit margin of -2.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of 19.50%, and operating margin of 3.10%. WestRock Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.8, while the quick ratio is 1.

For the last year WestRock Company, WRK has seen a EPS growth of -80.30%. A performance for the year of 4.36%. The 52-week high is -0.93%, and the 52-week low is 76.14%. The average volume for WestRock Company, WRK is 144880.

With a target price of 52.2, can WestRock Company, WRK reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of WestRock Company, WRK. WestRock Company has a P/E of 88.2 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 0.9 and 1.32 respectively. For P/cash, WestRock Company has a value of 37.54, while it is 25.05 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 51.02, WestRock Company has a dividend yield of 3.14%. We see a return on equity of -3.80%.

Looking more long-term WestRock Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of -1.19%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 10.40% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -80.30% for this year and for the last five years a -16.10% 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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