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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.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.07
RKT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
83% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. RKT: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
RKT' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: N/A
Current: 0.07
Equity-to-Asset 0.42
RKT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. RKT: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
RKT' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.42
0.2
0.69
Interest Coverage 1.88
RKT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
85% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.26 vs. RKT: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
RKT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.68  Med: 4.38 Max: 8.97
Current: 1.88
1.68
8.97
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 1.51
Beneish M-Score: -2.95
WACC vs ROIC
9.95%
2.29%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 3.39
RKT's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
70% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.44 vs. RKT: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
RKT' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.04  Med: 7.76 Max: 14.88
Current: 3.39
3.04
14.88
Net Margin % 1.29
RKT's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
75% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. RKT: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
RKT' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.8  Med: 4.05 Max: 7.9
Current: 1.29
-2.8
7.9
ROE % 1.85
RKT's ROE % is ranked lower than
79% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.68 vs. RKT: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
RKT' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.71  Med: 12.22 Max: 31.37
Current: 1.85
-3.71
31.37
ROA % 0.78
RKT's ROA % is ranked lower than
76% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. RKT: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
RKT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.64  Med: 3.91 Max: 7.78
Current: 0.78
-1.64
7.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 5.20
RKT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
76% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.58 vs. RKT: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
RKT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.56  Med: 12.47 Max: 26.59
Current: 5.2
4.56
26.59
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -5.60
RKT's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
79% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. RKT: -5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
RKT' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.6  Med: 9.45 Max: 20.5
Current: -5.6
-5.6
20.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -12.00
RKT's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
83% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. RKT: -12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
RKT' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.6  Med: 8.5 Max: 40.1
Current: -12
-14.6
40.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -50.90
RKT's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. RKT: -50.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
RKT' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.9  Med: 2.95 Max: 96.7
Current: -50.9
-50.9
96.7
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Business Description

Industry: Packaging & Containers » Packaging & Containers    NAICS: 322211    SIC: 2650
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Traded in other countries:1WR.Germany, WRK.Mexico,
Headquarter Location:USA
WestRock Co provides paper and packaging solutions in consumer and corrugated markets. The Company offers corrugated container, paperboard, partitions and protective packaging, containerboard and beverage multipacks.

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

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 82.97
RKT's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 18.00 vs. RKT: 82.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
RKT' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4  Med: 13.75 Max: 137.82
Current: 82.97
5.4
137.82
Forward PE Ratio 18.18
RKT's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.33 vs. RKT: 18.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 60.73
RKT's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
88% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 18.33 vs. RKT: 60.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
RKT' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.38  Med: 14.17 Max: 86.63
Current: 60.73
5.38
86.63
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 25.11
RKT's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
63% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.26 vs. RKT: 25.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
RKT' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.97  Med: 7.43 Max: 145.61
Current: 25.11
2.97
145.61
PB Ratio 1.53
RKT's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. RKT: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
RKT' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.56 Max: 2.49
Current: 1.53
0.66
2.49
PS Ratio 1.05
RKT's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. RKT: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
RKT' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.61 Max: 1.06
Current: 1.05
0.28
1.06
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 15.26
RKT's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
55% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.87 vs. RKT: 15.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
RKT' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.87  Med: 10.96 Max: 25.63
Current: 15.26
2.87
25.63
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.70
RKT's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
61% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.49 vs. RKT: 8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
RKT' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.25  Med: 5.99 Max: 9.25
Current: 8.7
2.25
9.25
EV-to-EBIT 34.82
RKT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
87% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 14.13 vs. RKT: 34.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RKT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 12.9 Max: 37.2
Current: 34.82
5.9
37.2
EV-to-EBITDA 12.00
RKT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
61% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. RKT: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RKT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 7.3 Max: 15.2
Current: 12
4.4
15.2
PEG Ratio 15.97
RKT's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. RKT: 15.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
RKT' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.2 Max: 1024.83
Current: 15.97
0.15
1024.83
Shiller PE Ratio 25.93
RKT's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 22.02 vs. RKT: 25.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
RKT' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.67  Med: 24.57 Max: 40.13
Current: 25.93
12.67
40.13
Current Ratio 2.15
RKT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. RKT: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RKT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.59 Max: 2.88
Current: 2.15
0.51
2.88
Quick Ratio 1.47
RKT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. RKT: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RKT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.47
0.31
1.95
Days Inventory 54.33
RKT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
56% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 58.88 vs. RKT: 54.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
RKT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.32  Med: 44.33 Max: 56.66
Current: 54.33
40.32
56.66
Days Sales Outstanding 39.87
RKT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 68.86 vs. RKT: 39.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RKT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.35  Med: 41.14 Max: 75.01
Current: 39.87
36.35
75.01
Days Payable 38.56
RKT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
70% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 54.93 vs. RKT: 38.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
RKT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.54  Med: 38.21 Max: 64.65
Current: 38.56
31.54
64.65

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.40
RKT's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
62% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. RKT: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
RKT' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.36 Max: 4.5
Current: 1.4
0.68
4.5
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.20
RKT's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. RKT: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
RKT' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.2 Max: 2.54
Current: 0.2
0.07
2.54
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 53.70
RKT's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. RKT: 53.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
RKT' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 4.35 Max: 53.7
Current: 53.7
0
53.7
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 5.91
RKT's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
97% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. RKT: 5.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
RKT' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.87  Med: 5.75 Max: 19.01
Current: 5.91
2.87
19.01
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -20.30
RKT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. RKT: -20.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
RKT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.8  Med: -1.65 Max: 1
Current: -20.3
-22.8
1

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 5.02
RKT's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
85% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. RKT: 5.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
RKT' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 4.09 Max: 42.26
Current: 5.02
1.66
42.26
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.13
RKT's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. RKT: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
RKT' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.88
Current: 1.13
0.36
1.88
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.72
RKT's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. RKT: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
RKT' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.72
Current: 1.72
0.26
1.72
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.87
RKT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
72% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. RKT: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
RKT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.7  Med: 7.8 Max: 16.8
Current: 2.87
2.7
16.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 5.95
RKT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
51% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.27 vs. RKT: 5.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
RKT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 21.4 Max: 49.3
Current: 5.95
5.9
49.3

More Statistics

Short Percentage of Float8.97%
52-Week Range $43.32 - 71.47
Shares Outstanding (Mil)140.83
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
WestRock Completes Acquisition of Assets from Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Indus Jul 17 2017 
WestRock Announces Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results Jul 10 2017 
WestRock to Acquire Assets from Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries LLC Jun 21 2017 
WestRock Completes Acquisition of Five Facilities from U.S. Corrugated Holdings, Inc. Jun 09 2017 
WestRock Completes Acquisition of Multi Packaging Solutions Jun 06 2017 
WestRock Announces Participation In Upcoming Investor Conferences May 31 2017 
WestRock to Acquire Five Facilities from U.S. Corrugated Holdings, Inc. May 24 2017 
WestRock Announces Participation In Upcoming Investor Conferences May 02 2017 
WestRock Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.40 Per Share Apr 20 2017 
INVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Apr 07 2017 

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