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Shares of WestRock Co. (WRK) slipped 2.67% to $47.31 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 2.38% to 4,017.82 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 1.94% to 32,272.79. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. WestRock Co. closed $10.49 short of its 52-week high ($57.80), which the company achieved on June 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as International Paper Co. (IP) fell 2.12% to $46.28, Packaging Corp. of America (PKG) fell 2.17% to $156.16, and Mondi PLC ADR fell 1.94% to $37.74. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 1.3 million below its 50-day average volume of 2.3 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled June 9, 2022.
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June 09, 2022 17:30 ET (21:30 GMT)
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