WestRock Dividend

Dividend criteria checks 4/6

WestRock Company is a dividend paying company with a current yield of 3.2% that is well covered by earnings. Next payment date is on 22 Feb 2023 with an ex-dividend date of 09 Feb 2023.

Key information

3.2%

Dividend yield

33%

Payout ratio

Industry average yield2.6%
Next dividend pay date22 Feb 23
Ex dividend date09 Feb 23
Dividend per shareUS$1.10
Earnings per shareUS$3.17
Dividend yield forecast in 3Y3.3%

Recent dividend updates

Recent updates

WestRock declares $0.275 dividend

Jan 27

Is There An Opportunity With WestRock Company's (NYSE:WRK) 44% Undervaluation?

Jan 22
Is There An Opportunity With WestRock Company's (NYSE:WRK) 44% Undervaluation?

WestRock to sell stake in RTS Packaging to Sonoco Products for $330M

Nov 09

WestRock raises dividend by 10% to $0.275

Oct 27

WestRock to close corrugated medium manufacturing at Minnesota facility

Oct 05

WestRock Is A Clear Buy At This Price

Sep 19

What Does WestRock Company's (NYSE:WRK) Share Price Indicate?

Aug 29
What Does WestRock Company's (NYSE:WRK) Share Price Indicate?

WestRock Q3 2022 Earnings Preview

Aug 03

WestRock: Buy This Growth Stock On The Cheap

Jul 25

These 4 Measures Indicate That WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Jul 08
These 4 Measures Indicate That WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

WestRock: Price Increase Over Cost Inflation

May 13

WestRock: It's Getting Better All The Time

Mar 28

At US$47.12, Is WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) Worth Looking At Closely?

Mar 25
At US$47.12, Is WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) Worth Looking At Closely?

WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Posted Healthy Earnings But There Are Some Other Factors To Be Aware Of

Feb 10
WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Posted Healthy Earnings But There Are Some Other Factors To Be Aware Of

Westrock Company: Good Things May Happen On This One

Feb 08

Does WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Feb 04
Does WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

WestRock-Ing In The Bearish Market

Jan 24

Buy WestRock - Do Not Wait For 2022

Dec 17

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK)?

Nov 30
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK)?

WestRock - A Massive Disconnect Between Analyst Perception And Reality

Nov 05

WestRock Is Fairly Valued

Oct 19

WestRock's (NYSE:WRK) Dividend Will Be Increased To US$0.24

Aug 03
WestRock's (NYSE:WRK) Dividend Will Be Increased To US$0.24

WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt

Aug 02
WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt

WestRock Company Is An Attractive Prospect

Jul 21

Containerboard stocks volatile as price increases weighed

Jun 14

Should You Buy WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) For Its Dividend?

May 11
Should You Buy WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) For Its Dividend?

WestRock EPS misses by $0.10, misses on revenue

May 05

WestRock: More Upside Ahead

May 03

Does WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Apr 07
Does WestRock (NYSE:WRK) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

This Insider Has Just Sold Shares In WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK)

Mar 16
This Insider Has Just Sold Shares In WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK)

Can You Imagine How WestRock's (NYSE:WRK) Shareholders Feel About The 35% Share Price Increase?

Mar 02
Can You Imagine How WestRock's (NYSE:WRK) Shareholders Feel About The 35% Share Price Increase?

Results: WestRock Company Exceeded Expectations And The Consensus Has Updated Its Estimates

Feb 09
Results: WestRock Company Exceeded Expectations And The Consensus Has Updated Its Estimates

Don't Buy WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) For Its Next Dividend Without Doing These Checks

Feb 08
Don't Buy WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) For Its Next Dividend Without Doing These Checks

WestRock declares $0.20 dividend

Jan 29

WestRock Looks Frothy With Demand Still Recovering

Jan 03

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayFeb 04 2023Ex Dividend DateFeb 09 2023Dividend Pay DateFeb 22 202313 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 4 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

WestRock Dividend Yield vs Market
How does WRK dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (WRK)3.2%
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.5%
Market Top 25% (US)4.2%
Industry Average (Packaging)2.6%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (WRK)3.3%

Notable Dividend: WRK's dividend (3.15%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.47%).

High Dividend: WRK's dividend (3.15%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.18%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

How stable has WestRock's dividend per share been in the past?
MonthDividend Per Share (annual)Avg. Yield (%)
9/30/20251.164
9/30/20241.17
9/30/20231.086
2/4/20231.13.15
10/29/20221.13.04
8/2/202212.75
5/3/202212.29
1/28/202212.14
10/28/202112.19
7/30/20210.961.91
5/5/20210.961.76
1/29/20210.81.62
10/30/20200.81.85
7/30/20200.82.39
5/6/20200.82.86
5/5/20200.83.22
1/31/20201.866.01
11/7/20191.864.53
7/26/20191.825.09
4/26/20191.825.01
2/1/20191.824.76
10/26/20181.824.3
7/27/20181.723.33
4/20/20181.722.89
2/2/20181.722.65
10/27/20171.722.71
7/28/20171.62.79
4/20/20171.62.87
1/27/20171.63.05
11/4/20161.63.13
7/29/20161.63.46
4/22/20161.53.74
2/2/20161.54.17
10/30/20151.53.4
7/24/20151.52.63
4/24/20151.282.04
1/30/20151.281.96
10/24/20140.751.29
7/24/20140.71.43
4/25/20140.71.39
1/31/20140.71.34
10/25/20130.71.41
7/25/20130.61.08
4/26/20130.61.17
12/7/20120.451.12
10/26/20120.451.38
7/27/20120.41.19
4/27/20120.41.44

Stable Dividend: WRK's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: WRK's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (32.6%), WRK's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (26.4%), WRK's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.


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