NYSE:WRK (USA) Also trade in: Germany Mexico UK

WRKCo Inc

$ 34.88 0.2 (0.56%)
Volume: 213,698 Avg Vol (1m): 2,388,835
Market Cap $: 8.94 Bil Enterprise Value $: 19.51 Bil
P/E (TTM): 9.91 P/B: 0.76
Earnings Power Value 17.78
Net Current Asset Value -54.18
Tangible Book -0.27
Projected FCF 66.7
Median P/S Value 42.46
Graham Number 0
Peter Lynch Value 0
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 5/10

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is . It is based on these factors
1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.
A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.02
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
90.26% of 349 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 0.57, Min: 0.01
WRK: 0.02
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0.02, Max: 0.93
Current: 0.02
0
0.93
Equity-to-Asset 0.38
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
57.82% of 339 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 0.98, Med: 0.5, Min: -8.42
WRK: 0.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.2, Med: 0.35, Max: 0.69
Current: 0.38
0.2
0.69
Debt-to-Equity 0.93
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
55.20% of 250 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 21.39, Med: 0.51, Min: 0.01
WRK: 0.93
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.19, Med: 1.08, Max: 3.02
Current: 0.93
0.19
3.02
Debt-to-EBITDA 3.85
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
57.29% of 288 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 72652700, Med: 2.58, Min: 0.01
WRK: 3.85
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.06, Med: 2.74, Max: 5.91
Current: 3.85
2.06
5.91
Interest Coverage 4.77
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
74.92% of 311 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 15771.75, Med: 9.47, Min: 0.03
WRK: 4.77
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.1, Med: 5.05, Max: 9.55
Current: 4.77
3.1
9.55
Piotroski F-Score 5
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9
Altman Z-Score 1.12
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.54
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 6.48%
WACC 9.33%

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 9.24
Operating Margin ranked lower than
54.47% of 347 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 77.08, Med: 6.18, Min: -31412.92
WRK: 9.24
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.62, Med: 8.83, Max: 15.36
Current: 9.24
5.62
15.36
Net Margin % 5.44
Net Margin ranked higher than
89.05% of 347 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 56, Med: 3.91, Min: -48208.46
WRK: 5.44
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -2.8, Med: 4.81, Max: 11.7
Current: 5.44
-2.8
11.7
ROE % 7.93
ROE ranked higher than
80.77% of 338 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 162.5, Med: 8.44, Min: -2978.75
WRK: 7.93
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: -3.71, Med: 9.23, Max: 31.37
Current: 7.93
-3.71
31.37
ROA % 3.45
ROA ranked higher than
73.65% of 353 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 39.57, Med: 4.2, Min: -163.84
WRK: 3.45
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.64, Med: 3.68, Max: 7.78
Current: 3.45
-1.64
7.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 13.21
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked lower than
57.95% of 352 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 159.61, Med: 13.1, Min: -1288.28
WRK: 13.21
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.56, Med: 11.08, Max: 26.59
Current: 13.21
4.56
26.59
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 13.50
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked lower than
75.08% of 321 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 172.1, Med: 1.9, Min: -100
WRK: -0.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -5.6, Med: 9.4, Max: 20.5
Current: -0.8
-5.6
20.5
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 17.10
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked lower than
73.83% of 298 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 446.8, Med: 6.7, Min: -144.7
WRK: 2.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -12, Med: 9.1, Max: 37.7
Current: 2.3
-12
37.7
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 36.80
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked lower than
74.16% of 267 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 371.7, Med: 7.1, Min: -138.1
WRK: 36.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: -0.05, Max: 97.2
Current: 36.8
0
97.2

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Business Description

Industry Packaging & Containers » Packaging & Containers    NAICS : 322211    SIC : 2679
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Traded in other countries 1WR.Germany 0LW9.UK
Address 1000 Abernathy Road North East, Atlanta, GA, USA, 30328
WestRock manufactures corrugated packaging and consumer packaging such as folding cartons and paperboard. After the merger between 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.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 9.91
PE Ratio ranked higher than
81.63% of 283 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 543, Med: 18.27, Min: 0.29
WRK: 9.91
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.4, Med: 12.5, Max: 102.51
Current: 9.91
5.4
102.51
Forward PE Ratio 7.92
Forward P/E ranked lower than
61.29% of 31 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 90.91, Med: 15.24, Min: 8.11
WRK: 7.92
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 9.91
PE without NRI ranked higher than
82.27% of 282 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 543, Med: 18.32, Min: 0.29
WRK: 9.91
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.4, Med: 13.08, Max: 87.37
Current: 9.91
5.4
87.37
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 4.82
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked higher than
51.85% of 135 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 27500, Med: 16.89, Min: 1.76
WRK: 4.82
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.97, Med: 7.54, Max: 162.25
Current: 4.82
2.97
162.25
PB Ratio 0.76
PB Ratio ranked lower than
51.81% of 332 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 49.45, Med: 1.41, Min: 0.06
WRK: 0.76
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.65, Med: 1.45, Max: 2.49
Current: 0.76
0.65
2.49
PS Ratio 0.54
PS Ratio ranked lower than
62.06% of 340 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 25142.86, Med: 0.86, Min: 0.02
WRK: 0.54
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.28, Med: 0.66, Max: 1.18
Current: 0.54
0.28
1.18
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 6.60
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
52.03% of 123 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 853.33, Med: 17.41, Min: 1.49
WRK: 6.6
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.87, Med: 11.52, Max: 25.63
Current: 6.6
2.87
25.63
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.65
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
51.22% of 164 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 620, Med: 9.71, Min: 1.2
WRK: 3.65
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.25, Med: 6.2, Max: 11.07
Current: 3.65
2.25
11.07
EV-to-EBIT 13.01
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
72.24% of 299 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 2609.5, Med: 14.32, Min: 0.17
WRK: 13.01
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.9, Med: 14.2, Max: 37.2
Current: 13.01
5.9
37.2
EV-to-EBITDA 6.94
EV-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
51.76% of 313 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 1958.25, Med: 10.13, Min: 0.14
WRK: 6.94
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.4, Med: 7.5, Max: 15.2
Current: 6.94
4.4
15.2
EV-to-Revenue 1.17
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
65.13% of 347 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 3539.34, Med: 1.1, Min: 0.02
WRK: 1.17
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.7, Med: 1.1, Max: 1.8
Current: 1.17
0.7
1.8
Shiller PE Ratio 11.25
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
58.23% of 79 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 156.37, Med: 20.83, Min: 4.48
WRK: 11.25
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.22, Med: 23.62, Max: 39.77
Current: 11.25
11.22
39.77
Current Ratio 1.40
Current Ratio ranked lower than
65.41% of 292 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 105.88, Med: 1.51, Min: 0.03
WRK: 1.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.51, Med: 1.55, Max: 2.88
Current: 1.4
0.51
2.88
Quick Ratio 0.84
Quick Ratio ranked lower than
77.40% of 292 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 105.88, Med: 1.09, Min: 0.02
WRK: 0.84
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.31, Med: 0.93, Max: 1.95
Current: 0.84
0.31
1.95
Days Inventory 52.09
Days Inventory ranked higher than
62.50% of 328 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 622.55, Med: 60.27, Min: 0.06
WRK: 52.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 40.7, Med: 48.02, Max: 56.66
Current: 52.09
40.7
56.66
Days Sales Outstanding 50.55
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
83.97% of 287 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 950.83, Med: 71.66, Min: 0.06
WRK: 50.55
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 39.65, Med: 43.02, Max: 75.01
Current: 50.55
39.65
75.01
Days Payable 46.00
Days Payable ranked lower than
69.29% of 254 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 397.59, Med: 57.42, Min: 0.77
WRK: 46
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 33.71, Med: 41.01, Max: 64.65
Current: 46
33.71
64.65

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 5.17
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked higher than
60.98% of 328 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 14.18, Med: 1.98, Min: 0.05
WRK: 5.17
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.68, Med: 1.44, Max: 5.2
Current: 5.17
0.68
5.2
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.50
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked higher than
87.00% of 223 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 3.2, Med: 0.32, Min: 0.02
WRK: 0.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.07, Med: 0.23, Max: 2.54
Current: 0.5
0.07
2.54
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 17.10
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked higher than
89.54% of 153 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 71, Med: 6.9, Min: -100
WRK: 17.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 4.55, Max: 53.7
Current: 17.1
0
53.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 5.25
Forward Dividend Yield ranked higher than
58.54% of 316 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 13.66, Med: 2.08, Min: 0.05
WRK: 5.25
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 21.56
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked higher than
97.19% of 427 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 31.35, Med: 2.51, Min: 0.01
WRK: 21.56
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.82, Med: 5.97, Max: 21.64
Current: 21.56
2.82
21.64

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Projected-FCF 0.52
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked higher than
56.52% of 138 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 296, Med: 1.3, Min: 0.08
WRK: 0.52
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.35, Med: 0.7, Max: 1.87
Current: 0.52
0.35
1.87
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.82
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
80.42% of 286 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 17600, Med: 1.18, Min: 0.13
WRK: 0.82
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.24, Med: 0.76, Max: 1.61
Current: 0.82
0.24
1.61
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked lower than
61.19% of 353 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 588.24, Med: 6.11, Min: -142.86
WRK: 7.69
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.7, Med: 7.1, Max: 16.8
Current: 7.69
2.7
16.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 8.91
Forward Rate of Return ranked lower than
63.21% of 212 companies
in the Packaging & Containers industry.
Industry Max: 36.73, Med: 7.49, Min: -82.94
WRK: 8.91
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.1, Med: 19.4, Max: 35.6
Current: 8.91
1.1
35.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 16,718.5
EPS (TTM) $ 3.51
Beta 1.55
Volatility % 32.27
52-Week Range $ 34.49 - 62.05
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 257.04

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 5
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy N
Higher Current Ratio yoy Y
Less Shares Outstanding yoy N
Higher Gross Margin yoy Y
Higher Asset Turnover yoy N