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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) which is in the industry Packaging & Containers, gaining 1.03% today. In the last week its performance is -2.55%, and 19.24% for the past quarter. Currently, WestRock Company, WRK has a target price of 70.56, so today’s gain of 1.03% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.43%.

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK), has a market cap of 12056.48, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 92.50%.

At the current price of 46.98, it has a dividend yield of 3.19%, and its target price is 70.56. This is with a profit margin of -5.30%, and total debt/equity of 0.59. WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has a P/E of 34.62, as well as a forward P/E of 16.28.

With a current EPS of 1.36, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 13.23%,WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 0.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be -6.18%.

Performance for the year is -15.28%. Since its IPO date on 6/24/2015, the total performance to date is 6.07%.

Volume today for WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK), is 1099200, while its average volume is 1821.2. Whilst the total gain today was 1.03%, it did have a day high of -4.47%.

Volatility for this week has been at 3.41%, and 2.67% for the month. The 52-week low for WestRock Company, WRK has been 60.90%, while the 52-week-high has reached -15.69%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 3.60%, and its return on assets is -3.10%. WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has an operating margin of 1.20%. With a sales growth of 41.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that WestRock Company, WRK is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.56, and has a current ratio of 1.7 and 1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of WestRock Company? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 0.84, along with a P/B of 1.2. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 46.6.

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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