WestRock Company Dividend yield

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   USD per share 
 Price  42.97
 Dividend  1.72
 Earnings  3.77
 Cash-flow  7.41
 Book value  39.06
 Equity  39.27

WestRock Company is part of General Industrials business, which is part of Industrials industry. WestRock Company is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

WestRock Company paid a total dividend of 442 million USD last year, for a market value of 11,043 millions (Market Cap 10,891 millions). Dividend per share of WestRock Company is 1.72 USD, and his stock market price 42.97 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, WestRock Company has a dividend yield of 4.00%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Industrials industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare WestRock Company dividend yield with other General Industrials companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of WestRock Company

WestRock Company Dividend Payout

About the ability of WestRock Company to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.72 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.00%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). WestRock Company payout on ernings is currently 45.62%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.92% and 36.79% respectively. Both figures show that WestRock Company can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of WestRock Company is USD 7.41 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.72, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of WestRock Company, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Industrials industry and General Industrials sector companies.

WestRock Company payout

WestRock Company Stock performance

Finally, last moth WestRock Company showed a return of -19.60% compared to a worldwide -7.18% average, and a -9.88% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -29.90% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.64%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and General Industrials firms.

WestRock Company stock and market return

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