Westrock Company ( WRK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 09, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.43 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 20, 2018. Shareholders who purchased WRK prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that WRK has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $56.72, the dividend yield is 3.03%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WRK was $56.72, representing a -20.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $71.55 and a 7.46% increase over the 52 week low of $52.78.
WRK is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) and Ball Corporation ( BLL ). WRK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.03. Zacks Investment Research reports WRK's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 55.41%, compared to an industry average of 25.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WRK through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WRK as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM )
- iShares S&P Global Timber & Forestry Index Fund ( WOOD )
- iShares Trust ( MATF )
- iShares Select Dividend ETF ( DVY )
- ProShares Equities for Rising Rates ETF ( EQRR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is EQRR with an increase of 8.89% over the last 100 days. RTM has the highest percent weighting of WRK at 3.87%.