Shares of WestRock Co.
rallied 2.12% to $57.34 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. WestRock Co. closed $4.69 below its 52-week high ($62.03), which the company achieved on May 17th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as International Paper Co.
rose 1.31% to $63.65, Packaging Corp. of America
rose 0.86% to $143.85, and Mondi PLC ADR
rose 1.15% to $55.55. Trading volume (2.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.