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Shares of WestRock Co. WRK rallied 4.55% to $40.64 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 3.06% to 3,911.74 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 2.68% to 31,500.68. The stock's rise snapped a five-day losing streak. WestRock Co. closed $14.14 short of its 52-week high ($54.78), which the company reached on May 5th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as International Paper Co. IP rose 4.18% to $42.84, Packaging Corp. of America PKG rose 3.53% to $140.60, and Mondi PLC ADR MONDY rose 3.49% to $36.48. Trading volume (3.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.4 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled June 24, 2022.
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June 24, 2022 17:29 ET (21:29 GMT)
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