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Shares of WestRock Co. (WRK) advanced 3.46% to $49.04 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 2.47% to 4,158.24 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.76% to 33,212.96. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. WestRock Co. closed $10.73 short of its 52-week high ($59.77), which the company reached on June 2nd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as International Paper Co. (IP) rose 1.29% to $49.31, Packaging Corp. of America (PKG) rose 2.23% to $159.90, and Mondi PLC ADR rose 1.12% to $39.79. Trading volume (1.8 M) remained 733,660 below its 50-day average volume of 2.5 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled May 27, 2022.
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May 27, 2022 17:29 ET (21:29 GMT)
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