Company Close Updates

WestRock Co. stock rises Wednesday, still underperforms market

Company Logo

Terrence Horan

Referenced Symbols

Shares of WestRock Co. WRK, +0.48% inched 0.69% higher to $50.91 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.15% rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.10% rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. WestRock Co. closed $11.12 below its 52-week high ($62.03), which the company reached on May 17th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as International Paper Co. IP, -0.23% rose 0.33% to $57.94, Packaging Corp. of America PKG, -0.57% fell 1.51% to $146.04, and Mondi PLC ADR MONDY, -2.23% rose 0.86% to $54.82. Trading volume (1.4 M) remained 64,001 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.

Editor's Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.