NYSE:IP - International Paper Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$45.82 +0.23 (+0.50 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 02:51 AM ET)
Previous Close$45.59
Today's Range$44.3601 - $46.0231
52-Week Range$39.60 - $66.94
Volume3.87 million shs
Average Volume3.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.48 billion
P/E Ratio13.13
Dividend Yield4.14%
International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company primarily in North America, Europe, Latin America, North Africa, India, and Russia. It operates through three segments: Industrial Packaging, Global Cellulose Fibers, and Printing Papers. The Industrial Packaging segment manufactures containerboards, including linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. The Global Cellulose Fibers segment provides fluff, market, and specialty pulps that are used in absorbent hygiene products, tissue and paper products, and non-absorbent end applications. The Printing Papers segment produces printing and writing papers, such as uncoated papers for end use applications, including brochures, pamphlets, greeting cards, books, annual reports, and direct mail, as well as envelopes, tablets, business forms, and file folders. This segment sells uncoated papers under the Hammermill, Springhill, Williamsburg, Postmark, Accent, Great White, Chamex, Ballet, Rey, Pol, and Svetocopy brand names. The company sells its products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers, and paper distributors. International Paper Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Paper mills
Sub-IndustryPaper Products
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:IP
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.52
Current Ratio1.59
Quick Ratio1.13


Trailing P/E Ratio13.13
Forward P/E Ratio8.63
P/E Growth0.9

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.74 billion
Price / Sales0.85
Cash Flow$7.0061 per share
Price / Cash6.54
Book Value$17.43 per share
Price / Book2.63


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.49
Net Income$2.14 billion
Net Margins13.68%
Return on Equity29.75%
Return on Assets6.09%


Outstanding Shares405,030,000
Market Cap$18.48 billion

International Paper (NYSE:IP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is International Paper's stock symbol?

International Paper trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "IP."

How often does International Paper pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for International Paper?

International Paper announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 9th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 14th. This is an increase from International Paper's previous quarterly dividend of $0.48. View International Paper's Dividend History.

How will International Paper's stock buyback program work?

International Paper announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, October 9th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $430,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 2.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were International Paper's earnings last quarter?

International Paper Co (NYSE:IP) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The basic materials company reported $1.56 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.47 by $0.09. The basic materials company earned $5.90 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.90 billion. International Paper had a net margin of 13.68% and a return on equity of 29.75%. View International Paper's Earnings History.

When is International Paper's next earnings date?

International Paper is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for International Paper.

What price target have analysts set for IP?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for International Paper's stock. Their predictions range from $44.00 to $74.00. On average, they anticipate International Paper's share price to reach $58.6154 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 27.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for International Paper.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for International Paper?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for International Paper in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for International Paper.

Has International Paper been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about IP stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. International Paper earned a daily sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of International Paper's key competitors?

Who are International Paper's key executives?

International Paper's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mark Stephan Sutton, Chairman & CEO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Timothy S. Nicholls, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Ms. Sharon R. Ryan, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. Gregory T. Wanta, Sr. VP of North American Container (Age 52)
  • Mr. Tommy S. Joseph, Sr. VP of Manufacturing, Technology, EHS & Global Sourcing (Age 58)

Who are International Paper's major shareholders?

International Paper's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.86%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.07%), LSV Asset Management (1.16%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.92%), Sound Shore Management Inc. CT (0.87%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.61%). Company insiders that own International Paper stock include Carleton C Ealy, Carol L Roberts, Colin Arthur Wiebe, Gregory T Wanta, Jeanmichel Ribieras, John Parker Masters, John V Sims, Sharon R Ryan, Thomas G Kadien, Timothy Marlowe, Timothy S Nicholls, Tommy S Joseph, Vincent P Bonnot, W Michael Jr Amick and William P Hoel. View Institutional Ownership Trends for International Paper.

Which institutional investors are selling International Paper stock?

IP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Jefferies Group LLC, FMR LLC, Bowen Hanes & Co. Inc., Sound Shore Management Inc. CT and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold International Paper company stock in the last year include Carleton C Ealy, Jeanmichel Ribieras, John V Sims, Sharon R Ryan, Timothy S Nicholls and W Michael Jr Amick. View Insider Buying and Selling for International Paper.

Which institutional investors are buying International Paper stock?

IP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Conning Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Levin Capital Strategies L.P., LSV Asset Management, Becker Capital Management Inc., American Century Companies Inc., 12th Street Asset Management Company LLC and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have bought International Paper stock in the last two years include Colin Arthur Wiebe and Vincent P Bonnot. View Insider Buying and Selling for International Paper.

How do I buy shares of International Paper?

Shares of IP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is International Paper's stock price today?

One share of IP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $45.82.

How big of a company is International Paper?

International Paper has a market capitalization of $18.48 billion and generates $21.74 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $2.14 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.49 on an earnings per share basis. International Paper employs 56,000 workers across the globe.

What is International Paper's official website?

The official website for International Paper is http://www.internationalpaper.com.

How can I contact International Paper?

International Paper's mailing address is 6400 POPLAR AVENUE, MEMPHIS TN, 38197. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 901-419-7000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for International Paper (NYSE IP)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  571 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  498 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,069
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about International Paper and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe IP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe IP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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