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Shares of WestRock Co. WRK inched 0.73% higher to $40.13 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.06% to 3,825.33 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.05% to 31,097.26. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. WestRock Co. closed $14.65 short of its 52-week high ($54.78), which the company achieved on May 5th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as International Paper Co. IP rose 0.36% to $41.98, Packaging Corp. of America PKG rose 0.91% to $138.75, and Mondi PLC ADR MONDY rose 0.08% to $35.58. Trading volume (1.6 M) remained 850,220 below its 50-day average volume of 2.5 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled July 1, 2022.
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July 01, 2022 17:30 ET (21:30 GMT)
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