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Shares of WestRock Co. WRK slid 4.86% to $41.29 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 3.25% to 3,666.77 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 2.42% to 29,927.07. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. WestRock Co. closed $14.32 short of its 52-week high ($55.61), which the company reached on June 17th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as International Paper Co. IP fell 3.04% to $42.71, Packaging Corp. of America PKG fell 3.93% to $141.45, and Mondi PLC ADR MONDY fell 3.29% to $34.72. Trading volume (2.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.3 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled June 16, 2022.
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June 16, 2022 17:29 ET (21:29 GMT)
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