Shares of WestRock Co.
shed 1.08% to $49.32 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. WestRock Co. closed $12.71 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.
rose 0.96% to $55.81, Packaging Corp. of America
rose 1.36% to $139.11, and Mondi PLC ADR
rose 2.77% to $49.65. Trading volume (2.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.