WestRock Co. stock rises Friday, outperforms market

Shares of WestRock Co. WRK rallied 1.98% to $29.93 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.83% to 4,169.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.80% to 34,098.16.

This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains.

WestRock Co. closed $24.85…