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WRK WestRock PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current PE ratio for WestRock stock as of Jun 21, 2024 is 42.26. This is calculated based on the TTM EPS of $1.2 and the stock price of $50.71 per share.

WRK PE ratio history

How has WRK's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of WestRock for the last nine years is 24.81. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 42.26 is 70% more than the historical average. Analyzing the last nine years, WRK's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Dec 2015 quarter at 142.56, when the price was $45.62 and the EPS was $0.32. The lowest point was recorded in the Sep 2018 quarter, when it reached 7.16 with a price of $53.44 and an EPS of $7.46.

Average
24.81
Median
11.52
Minimum
7.16
Maximum
142.56

WestRock PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 51.54% in 2019

Maximum annual decrease: -64.54% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2023 N/A N/A
2022 8.49 -46.16%
2021 15.77 N/A
2020 N/A N/A
2019 10.85 51.54%
2018 7.16 -64.54%
2017 20.19 N/A
2016 N/A N/A
2015 17.32 N/A
2014 N/A N/A

WRK average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of WRK for the past years

Currently, WRK's PE ratio is above its 3 and 5-year averages.

3-year avg
16.73
5-year avg
14.16
10-year avg
N/A
15-year avg
N/A

WRK PE vs peers

What is WRK's PE ratio compared to its peers

WRK's PE ratio is above its peer stocks GPK and SON. WestRock's current PE ratio of 42.26 is in line with the average of its peers, which is 13.98.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
GPK Graphic Packaging Holding Co 12.18 $8.31B
SON Sonoco Products Co 13.97 $5.46B
SEE Sealed Air Corp 14.33 $5.24B
SLGN Silgan Holdings Inc 15.42 $4.73B
WRK WestRock Co 42.26 $13.09B

Frequently asked questions

What is WestRock's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for WRK stock as of Jun 21, 2024, stands at 42.26.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for WestRock (WRK)?

The average PE ratio for WRK stock over the past 3 years is 16.73.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for WestRock (WRK)?

The average PE ratio for WRK stock over the past 5 years is 14.16.

What is the highest PE ratio for WRK?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last nine years has been 142.56 and it was in the Dec 2015 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for WRK compare to its historical average?

The current PE ratio of WRK is 70% higher than the 9-year historical average.

How is WRK's PE ratio calculated (WestRock PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the earnings per share(EPS) for the last 12 months. As of today (Jun 21, 2024), WestRock's share price is $50.71. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $1.2. Therefore, WestRock's price to earnings ratio for today is 42.26. PE RATIO(42.26) = STOCK PRICE($50.71) / TTM EPS($1.2)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.