WestRock Company (WRK) dividend stock





  • Yield

     2.87%
  • Dividend

     1.6
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     30.3%
  • Dividend increased

     7 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     97%
  • Dividend pay date

     8/21/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     2/8/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 91.3%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     10 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     33.2
  • Tweed factor

     -0.7
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
91.3%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
-100.0%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
103.5%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
-21.1%
Price change from 52 week high   
-5.7%
Price change from 50 days average   
-3.3%
Price change from 200 days average   
-3.3%
Price info
Change
1.94 (3.37%)


Last price
55.67 USD


Day range
55.33 - 57.65


Year range
43.79 - 59.02

Financial health
Current ratio
1.78


Debt/equity ratio
52.23


Cash
236.90M


Debt
5.82B


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
33.78


Price/book (P/B)
1.42


Forward price/earning (P/E)
15.21


Price/sales (P/S)
1.00


PEG
1.85


Market cap
13.96B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.2000,0.2000,0.2250
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
6.1%
1.0400,1.0700,2.8800
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
66.4%
10 year history
0.2000,0.2000,0.2250,0.3250,0.4000,0.4130,0.5880,0.7130,1.3910,1.5000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
25.1%
1.0400,1.0700,2.8800,2.8500,1.3900,1.7300,4.9800,3.2900,2.9300,-0.3600
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
nan%
8.0500,8.3800,10.0300,13.0000,23.9200,25.0100,27.3900,32.2700,17.7300,43.2400
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
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  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
20.5%
18.0000,18.7000,7.0000,10.4000,28.6000,23.0000,8.4000,19.7000,22.9000,0.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
-100.0%
79.0000,76.0000,77.0000,78.0000,101.0000,144.0000,146.0000,146.0000,173.0000,202.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
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  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
11.0%
Other companies in the packaging & containers industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Sonoco Products 35 yrs3.21%4.0%
USA   Bemis Company 34 yrs2.53%3.9%
United Kingdom   RPC Group 24 yrs1.58%6.6%
USA   AptarGroup 23 yrs1.49%8.4%
Canada   CCL Industries 15 yrs0.78%23.4%
USA   Silgan Holdings 14 yrs1.24%9.1%
USA   International Paper 7 yrs3.30%12.8%
Company profile
Empoloyees
26,600


Sector


Website


WestRock Company manufactures and sells paper and packaging solutions for consumer and corrugated markets in North America, South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. It offers folding cartons for use in various food and non-food applications: superior pumps, sprayers, and dispensing closures for ...
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Address:
501 South 5th Street, Richmond, VA, 23219

Phone:
+1 804 444-1000
The dividend of WestRock Company is 1.6 USD and this gives the stock a yield of 2.87%. Since 2010they have raised their dividend each year, that is 7 years in a row. An earnings per share of 1.65 and a dividend of 1.6 gives WestRock Company a payout ratio of 97%. The company has a dividend payback period of 10 years. Their dividend has been growing by 30.3% a year for the last 5 years (on average). WestRock Company has gone ex-dividend on the 2/8/2017, and the dividend pay date is 8/21/2017. 26,600 people work for them (a US company) and it has been founded back in . The stock belongs to the packaging & containers industry in the consumer goods sector. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 2.6 out of 5 stars.






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