Buy WestRock - Do Not Wait For 2022

Dec. 17, 2021 4:13 PM ETWestRock Company (WRK)117 Comments
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  • The final part of the bear case will crumble for WRK as valuation hits an all-time low.
  • Tax selling is hitting its peak.
  • I lay out the case for owning WRK and debunk the bear case.
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As we look through the rubble created by the relentless selling of value stocks since February, WestRock (NYSE:WRK) stands out as being particularly compelling. Not only because the valuation multiple has compressed to the lowest on record, despite lower leverage

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Richard Prati has nearly 40 years of equity analysis and investment experience and spent nearly 20 years on Wall Street in various positions including the co-founding of American Technology Research and ultimately selling the company in 2008. Experience in public and private global equity analysis and investing. BS in Economics from Vanderbilt and MBA from the University of Rochester.

Disclosure: I/we have a beneficial long position in the shares of WRK either through stock ownership, options, or other derivatives. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

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