Shares of WestRock Co.
inched 0.80% higher to $57.83 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.06% to 34,133.03 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.67% to 4,164.66. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. WestRock Co. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $57.72, which the company reached on May 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as International Paper Co.
rose 2.44% to $60.38, Packaging Corp. of America
rose 1.61% to $151.88, and Mondi PLC ADR
fell 1.25% to $54.98. Trading volume (2.1 M) remained 159,025 below its 50-day average volume of 2.3 M.