NYSE:WRK - WestRock Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $49.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 16.92 %
  • Number of Analysts: 8
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for WRK

Analyst Price Target is $49.00
▲ +16.92% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for WestRock in the last 3 months. The average price target is $49.00, with a high forecast of $59.00 and a low forecast of $36.00. The average price target represents a 16.92% upside from the last price of $41.91.

This chart shows the closing price for WRK for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 8 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in WestRock. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/19/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price Target$59.00 ➝ $45.00Low
7/1/2022KeyCorpLower Price TargetUnderweight$44.00 ➝ $36.00Low
6/21/2022CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$53.00 ➝ $45.00Low
5/26/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetOverweight$66.00 ➝ $59.00Low
4/18/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$52.00 ➝ $59.00Low
2/4/2022KeyCorpLower Price TargetUnderweight$43.00 ➝ $42.00Medium
1/20/2022Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$60.00 ➝ $57.00Low
1/4/2022CitigroupLower Price Target$60.00 ➝ $53.00Medium
11/30/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyHigh
11/12/2021BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyMedium
11/11/2021CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$67.00 ➝ $60.00High
11/10/2021KeyCorpLower Price TargetUnderweight$45.00 ➝ $43.00Low
11/1/2021Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$84.00 ➝ $54.00Low
10/13/2021Truist FinancialInitiated CoverageHold$47.00Low
10/8/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetOverweight$71.00 ➝ $65.00Low
8/6/2021KeyCorpLower Price TargetUnderweight$49.00 ➝ $45.00Low
6/21/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$65.00 ➝ $71.00Medium
5/10/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$50.00 ➝ $55.00Low
5/7/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$67.00 ➝ $73.00Low
5/6/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$59.00 ➝ $65.00High
4/19/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price Target$58.00 ➝ $59.00High
4/5/2021KeyCorpBoost Price TargetUnderweight$35.00 ➝ $40.00Low
3/26/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$47.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
3/10/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$54.00 ➝ $61.00Low
2/1/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$43.00 ➝ $47.00Low
1/20/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Hold$34.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
1/12/2021UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$59.00Low
1/12/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$36.00 ➝ $43.00Low
1/5/2021Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$61.00N/A
12/4/2020ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$47.00Medium
11/6/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform$57.00 ➝ $54.00Medium
10/26/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$28.00 ➝ $36.00Low
10/12/2020BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$35.00 ➝ $57.00Medium
9/15/2020Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy$38.00 ➝ $41.00High
9/9/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuy$40.00 ➝ $44.00Low
8/6/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$34.00 ➝ $36.00Low
8/5/2020DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuyLow
6/15/2020Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$28.00High
5/26/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$42.00 ➝ $34.00High
5/6/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$42.00 ➝ $35.00High
5/5/2020KeyCorpLower Price TargetUnderweight$27.00 ➝ $23.00High
4/16/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$31.00High
4/9/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetOverweight$52.00 ➝ $42.00Medium
4/9/2020KeyCorpLower Price TargetUnderweight$34.00 ➝ $27.00High
3/18/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$27.00High
1/6/2020CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$38.00 ➝ $48.00High
1/2/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$52.00High
12/2/2019Exane BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageOutperform$48.00Low
12/2/2019BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageOutperform$48.00Low
11/18/2019Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$48.00High
11/7/2019KeyCorpReiterated RatingSell$34.00Low
10/17/2019CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$39.00 ➝ $38.00Low
9/23/2019KeyCorpReiterated RatingSell$32.00Low
7/15/2019KeyCorpDowngradeSector Weight ➝ Underweight$32.00Low
6/24/2019UBS GroupSet Price TargetBuy$44.00Medium
6/24/2019KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldHigh
5/15/2019UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$47.00Low
5/1/2019KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLow
4/17/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$51.00 ➝ $42.00High
1/8/2019Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
1/7/2019BarclaysDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$52.00 ➝ $42.00Low
1/7/2019KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLow
1/7/2019CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$52.00 ➝ $42.00Low
12/20/2018KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldHigh
12/17/2018Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
12/10/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$57.00 ➝ $54.00Low
11/6/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$53.00 ➝ $50.00Low
11/6/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetBuy$58.00Low
10/23/2018Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuyHigh
10/11/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$75.00 ➝ $54.00Medium
10/10/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeConviction-Buy ➝ Buy$64.00High
10/9/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$63.00 ➝ $53.00Medium
10/9/2018BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$80.00 ➝ $54.00High
9/21/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$63.00Medium
8/9/2018BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$64.00 ➝ $62.00Low
7/10/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$80.00 ➝ $75.00Low
7/5/2018StephensSet Price TargetEqual ➝ Equal Weight$74.00 ➝ $63.00Low
4/27/2018KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldHigh
4/5/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$83.00 ➝ $80.00Low
2/12/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$60.00 ➝ $64.00Low
1/30/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$73.00 ➝ $76.00Low
1/30/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$80.00 ➝ $83.00Low
1/30/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$85.00Low
1/30/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetBuy$78.00Low
1/30/2018DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy$82.00Low
1/29/2018StephensSet Price TargetHold$74.00Low
1/25/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$77.00Low
1/10/2018StephensSet Price TargetHold$72.00Low
12/14/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetBuy$70.00High
12/12/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$68.00Low
11/10/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingHoldN/A
11/6/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$58.00 ➝ $60.00N/A
11/3/2017DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy$74.00N/A
10/24/2017StephensInitiated CoverageEqual ➝ Equal Weight$61.00N/A
10/11/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldN/A
10/9/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy$61.00 ➝ $65.00N/A
9/25/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$65.00Low
(Data available from 8/11/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.27 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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Current Sentiment

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WestRock Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides fiber-based paper and packaging solutions in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. It operates through two segments, Corrugated Packaging and Consumer Packaging. The Corrugated Packaging segment produces containerboards, corrugated sheets, corrugated packaging, and preprinted linerboards to consumer and industrial products manufacturers, and corrugated box manufacturers. It also provides structural and graphic design, engineering services and custom, and proprietary and standard automated packaging machines, as well as turn-key installation, automation, line integration, and packaging solutions; distributes corrugated packaging materials and other specialty packaging products, including stretch films, void fills, carton sealing tapes, and other specialty tapes; operates recycling facilities that collect, sort, grade, and bale recovered paper; and provides lithographic laminated packaging products, as well as contract packing services. The Consumer Packaging segment manufactures and sells folding cartons that are used to package food, paper, beverages, dairy products, tobacco, confectionery, health and beauty, other household consumer, and commercial and industrial products; and express mail packages for the overnight courier industry. It also offers inserts and labels, as well as rigid packaging and other printed packaging products, such as transaction cards, brochures, product literature, marketing materials, and grower tags and plant stakes for the horticultural market; and secondary packages and paperboard packaging for over-the-counter and prescription drugs. In addition, this segment manufactures and sells solid fiber and corrugated partitions, and die-cut paperboard components principally to glass container manufacturers and the automotive industry, as well as producers of beer, food, wine, spirits, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals. WestRock Company is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Today's Range

Now: $41.91
Low: $41.53
High: $41.99

50 Day Range

MA: $41.84
Low: $38.87
High: $49.55

52 Week Range

Now: $41.91
Low: $38.28
High: $54.78


7,438 shs

Average Volume

1,432,656 shs

Market Capitalization

$10.68 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of WestRock?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued stock ratings on WestRock in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., KeyCorp, StockNews.com, TheStreet, Truist Financial Co., and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for WestRock?

7 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for WestRock in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $49.00, suggesting a possible upside of 17.6%. Wells Fargo & Company has the highest price target set, predicting WRK will reach $59.00 in the next twelve months. KeyCorp has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $36.00 for WestRock in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for WestRock?

WestRock currently has 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in WRK, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with WestRock?

Other companies that are similar to WestRock include Cleveland-Cliffs, Cameco, Eastman Chemical, Celanese and Gerdau. Learn More about companies similar to WestRock.

How do I contact WestRock's investor relations team?

WestRock's physical mailing address is 1000 ABERNATHY ROAD NE, ATLANTA GA, 30328. The basic materials company's listed phone number is (770) 448-2193 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for WestRock is www.westrock.com. Learn More about contacing WestRock investor relations.