Shares of WestRock Co.
slid 1.62% to $47.96 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.20% to 4,367.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.07% to 34,823.35. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. WestRock Co. closed $14.07 below its 52-week high ($62.03), which the company reached on May 17th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as International Paper Co.
fell 1.04% to $57.86, Packaging Corp. of America
fell 0.98% to $131.52, and Mondi PLC ADR
fell 1.58% to $54.29. Trading volume (871,694) remained 793,450 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.