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WestRock Co. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of WestRock Co. WRK, +1.50% 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 SPX, -0.28% rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.48% 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. IP, +0.63% rose 1.31% to $63.65, Packaging Corp. of America PKG, -0.09% rose 0.86% to $143.85, and Mondi PLC ADR MONDY, +1.10% rose 1.15% to $55.55. Trading volume (2.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.

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