| WestRock is a multinational provider of sustainable fiber-based paper and packaging solutions. Co. has four reportable segments: Corrugated Packaging, Consumer Packaging, Global Paper and Distribution. Co.'s Corrugated Packaging segment consists of its integrated corrugated converting operations. Co.'s Consumer Packaging segment consists of its integrated consumer converting operations. Co.'s Global Paper segment consists of its commercial paper operations, and it serves primarily corrugated packaging, folding carton, food service, liquid packaging, tobacco and commercial print markets. Co.'s Distribution segment consists of its distribution and display assembly operations. We show 36 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our coverage of WRK's shares outstanding history.
Understanding the changing numbers of WRK shares outstanding — and
comprehending the concept of differing number of shares outstanding in general comparing companies like WRK versus peers —
is critical for investors. Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at
a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies.
Furthermore, via issuance of new shares over time, or the repurchase of existing shares, the number of shares outstanding can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching WRK by allowing them to research WRK shares outstanding history
as well as any other stock in our coverage universe.