WestRock Overview

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 56,100


  • Stock Symbol
  • WRK

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 24

  • Share Price
  • $51.09
  • (As of Monday Closing)

WestRock General Information


WestRock manufactures corrugated packaging and consumer packaging, such as folding cartons and paperboard. After the merger of RockTenn and MeadWestvaco in fall 2015, WestRock became the largest North American producer of solid bleached sulfate and the second-largest producer of containerboard, which is used in the production of shipping containers.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Rock-Tenn, MeadWestvaco, Whiskey Holdco, Inc., Rome-Milan Holdings, Inc.
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Primary Industry
Paper Containers and Packaging
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 1000 Abernathy Road North East
  • Atlanta, GA 30328
  • United States
+1 (770) 000-0000

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WestRock Stock Performance

(As of Monday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$51.09 $50.71 $27.32 - $54.83 $13.2B 258M 2.38M $1.20

WestRock Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Mar-2024 FY 2023 30-Sep-2023 FY 2022 30-Sep-2022 FY 2021 30-Sep-2021
EV 20,933,905 17,917,124 15,596,267 21,449,814
Revenue 19,456,000 20,310,000 21,256,500 18,746,100
EBITDA 2,302,700 249,100 3,026,200 2,918,200
Net Income 304,900 (1,649,000) 944,600 838,300
Total Assets 26,884,000 27,443,700 28,405,500 29,254,300
Total Debt 9,035,700 8,583,900 7,787,200 8,194,100
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WestRock Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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WestRock Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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WestRock Competitors (11)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Packaging Corporation of America Formerly PE-Backed Lake Forest, IL 00000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
Graphic Packaging Formerly PE-Backed Atlanta, GA 00000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
Sonoco Corporation Hartsville, SC 00000 00000 000000000 - 00000
International Paper Corporation Memphis, TN 00000 00.00 0&0
Green Bay Packaging Corporation Green Bay, WI 0000
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WestRock Patents

WestRock Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20240132243-A1 Methods and machine for forming a container from a blank and applying an identification tag Pending 20-Oct-2022 00000000
JP-3239365-U Apparatus for applying at least one top engaging carrier to at least one set of articles Active 05-Aug-2022
US-20240043162-A1 Convertible wrap around container Pending 05-Aug-2022 00000000
US-20230416993-A1 Cellulosic structures for high barrier applications Pending 28-Jun-2022 0000000000
CA-3203919-A1 Self-centering features for stackable containers Pending 20-Jun-2022 B65D5/001
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WestRock Executive Team (53)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
David Sewell Executive Committee Member, Chief Executive Officer, President & Board Member
Samuel Shoemaker President, Consumer packaging
Patrick Kivits President, Corrugated Packaging
John O'Neal President, Global Paper
Thomas Stigers President, Mill Operations
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WestRock Board Members (15)

Name Representing Role Since
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000000 00000000 WestRock Board Member, Audit Committee Member & Finance Committee Member 000 0000
0. 000000 Self Board Member, Audit Committee and Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee 000 0000
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WestRock Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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WestRock Investments & Acquisitions (24)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Grupo Gondi 01-Dec-2022 0000000000 00000 Paper Containers and Packaging 00000 000
Sienart 01-Nov-2022 0000000000 Other Commercial Services
ParkourSC 03-Mar-2022 00000 0000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software
UBS Printing 02-May-2019 0000000000 Printing Services (B2B) 0000 0000
Sight Machine 23-Apr-2019 Later Stage VC 000.00 Business/Productivity Software
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WestRock Subsidiaries (5)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Kapstone Paper and Packaging Paper Containers and Packaging Northbrook, IL 2005
Rock-Tenn Company Consolidated Pension Plan Corporate Pension Norcross, GA 0000
Westrock Converting Company Printing Services (B2B) Chattanooga, TN 0000
The MeadWestvaco Master Retirement Savings Trust Corporate Pension Norcross, GA
WestRock (280 Acre of Paper Mill Site in North Charleston, South Carolina) Buildings and Property North Charleston, SC
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WestRock ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated May, 31, 2024

18.44 | Low Risk

Risk Scale

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Peers Analysis

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Covered Companies

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WestRock Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Seven Hills Paperboard 01-Jan-2000 00000 0000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
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WestRock FAQs

  • Who is the CEO of WestRock?

    David Sewell and Steven Voorhees are the CEOs of WestRock.

  • Where is WestRock headquartered?

    WestRock is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

  • What is the size of WestRock?

    WestRock has 56,100 total employees.

  • What industry is WestRock in?

    WestRock’s primary industry is Paper Containers and Packaging.

  • Is WestRock a private or public company?

    WestRock is a Public company.

  • What is WestRock’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for WestRock is WRK.

  • What is the current stock price of WestRock?

    As of 24-Jun-2024 the stock price of WestRock is $51.09.

  • What is the current market cap of WestRock?

    The current market capitalization of WestRock is $13.2B.

  • What is WestRock’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for WestRock is $19.5B.

  • Who are WestRock’s competitors?

    Packaging Corporation of America, Graphic Packaging, Sonoco, International Paper, and Green Bay Packaging are some of the 11 competitors of WestRock.

  • What is WestRock’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    WestRock’s EPS for 12 months was $1.20.

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