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Shares of WestRock Co. (WRK) rallied 1.90% to $46.10 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.95% to 3,978.73 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.60% to 32,120.28. WestRock Co. closed $13.67 below its 52-week high ($59.77), which the company reached on June 2nd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as International Paper Co. (IP) rose 1.48% to $47.89, Packaging Corp. of America (PKG) rose 1.07% to $153.34, and Mondi PLC ADR rose 1.38% to $38.82. Trading volume (2.2 M) remained 335,845 below its 50-day average volume of 2.6 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled May 25, 2022.
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May 25, 2022 17:29 ET (21:29 GMT)
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