Discussion stirs around WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) this week; here is what analysts are saying.

June 16, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

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WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering WestRock LLC (NYSE:WRK), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. WestRock LLC has $85.0 highest and $64 lowest target. $76’s average target is 27.07% above currents $59.81 stock price. WestRock LLC had 10 analyst reports since January 10, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 30 by Citigroup. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $80.0 target in Thursday, January 11 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Tuesday, January 30. Stephens maintained it with “Hold” rating and $74.0 target in Monday, January 29 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 25 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, February 12. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, January 29 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Stephens maintained WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) rating on Wednesday, January 10. Stephens has “Hold” rating and $72.0 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, April 5. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of WRK in report on Tuesday, January 30 with “Buy” rating. Below is a list of WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) latest ratings and price target changes.

05/04/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $83 New Target: $80 Maintain
12/02/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $60 New Target: $64 Maintain
29/01/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $74.0 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $73 New Target: $76 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $80 New Target: $83 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $85.0 Maintain
29/01/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
25/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $77.0 Maintain
11/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $80.0 Maintain
10/01/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $72.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 1.14% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $59.81. About 2.84 million shares traded or 75.96% up from the average. WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has risen 8.45% since June 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.12% the S&P500.

WestRock Company manufactures and sells paper and packaging solutions for the consumer and corrugated markets in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. The company has market cap of $15.16 billion. The firm operates through Corrugated Packaging, Consumer Packaging, and Land and Development divisions. It has a 8.71 P/E ratio. The Corrugated Packaging segment produces containerboards, corrugated sheets, corrugated packaging, and preprinted linerboards for consumer and industrial products manufacturers, and corrugated box manufacturers; and recycled fiber.

More news for WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “WestRock Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conferences” on May 25, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “STMicroelectronics Is Inexpensive – Cramer’s Lightning Round (6/1/18)” and published on June 04, 2018 is yet another important article.

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