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International Paper (IP) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+2.50 (+6.00%)
(As of 05/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
12.51 million shs
Average Volume
5.55 million shs
Market Capitalization
$15.34 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

International Paper MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.63 Rating Score
4.6% Downside
$42.14 Price Target
Short Interest
4.85% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.54mentions of International Paper in the last 14 days
Based on 20 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$334,570 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $1.85 to $2.52 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.62 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

19th out of 171 stocks

Paper Mills Industry

1st out of 4 stocks

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About International Paper Stock (NYSE:IP)

International Paper Company produces and sells renewable fiber-based packaging and pulp products in North America, Latin America, Europe, and North Africa. It operates through two segments, Industrial Packaging and Global Cellulose Fibers. The company offers linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium and saturating kraft; and pulp for a range of applications, such as diapers, towel and tissue products, feminine care, incontinence, and other personal care products, as well as specialty pulps for use in textiles, construction materials, paints, coatings, and others. It sells its products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers, and distributors. The company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

IP Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Paper mills
Paper Products
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
8 Analysts


Net Income
$288 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$18.92 billion
Cash Flow
$6.66 per share
Book Value
$23.77 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$15.34 billion

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IP Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell International Paper stock right now?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for International Paper in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" IP shares.
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What is International Paper's stock price target for 2024?

8 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for International Paper's shares. Their IP share price targets range from $32.00 to $57.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $42.14 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.6%.
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How have IP shares performed in 2024?

International Paper's stock was trading at $36.15 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, IP shares have increased by 22.2% and is now trading at $44.16.
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Are investors shorting International Paper?

International Paper saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 16,500,000 shares, an increase of 55.7% from the April 15th total of 10,600,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,230,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.6 days. Approximately 4.9% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is International Paper's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2024.
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How were International Paper's earnings last quarter?

International Paper (NYSE:IP) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 25th. The basic materials company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.06. The basic materials company earned $4.62 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.56 billion. International Paper had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.45% and a net margin of 0.93%. The firm's revenue was down 8.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.53 earnings per share.
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How often does International Paper pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for International Paper?

International Paper announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.4625 per share on Monday, June 24th. This represents a $1.85 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 23rd.
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Is International Paper a good dividend stock?

International Paper (NYSE:IP) pays an annual dividend of $1.85 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.42%. IP has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 377.55%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, IP will have a dividend payout ratio of 73.41% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for IP.

What is Mark S. Sutton's approval rating as International Paper's CEO?

305 employees have rated International Paper Chief Executive Officer Mark S. Sutton on Mark S. Sutton has an approval rating of 80% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of International Paper own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other International Paper investors own include AT&T (T), Pfizer (PFE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), CVS Health (CVS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and AbbVie (ABBV).

Who are International Paper's major shareholders?

International Paper's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.69%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (6.09%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.75%), Mizuho Markets Americas LLC (0.52%), Jane Street Group LLC (0.00%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.29%). Insiders that own company stock include Aimee K Gregg, Allison B Magness, Clinton A Jr Lewis, Holly G Goughnour, James P Jr Royalty, Jeanmichel Ribieras, Joseph R Saab, Kathryn D Sullivan, Mark S Sutton, Paper Co /New/ International, Thomas J Plath, Timothy S Nicholls and William Thomas Hamic.
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How do I buy shares of International Paper?

Shares of IP stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does International Paper have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of International Paper: AP Paper Mills, Basswood Forests LLC, Berkley MF LLC, Bolsaflex SA, Box USA, Branigar Organization Inc. The, CMCP, CMCP - INTERNATIONAL PAPER S.A.S., Carton y Papel Reciclado S.A., Cartonajes International S.L., Cartonajes Union S.L., Certified Forest Management LLC, Champion International Corp, CircleTree Insurance Company, Commercial Realty & Properties LLC, Creapack PLV, EM Xpedx S.A. De C.V., Emballages Laurent SAS, English Oak LLC, Federal Forestlands Inc., I.P. CONTAINER HOLDINGS (SPAIN) S.L., INTERNATIONAL PAPER DUTCH SERVICES B.V., INTERNATIONAL PAPER VALLS S.A, IP Belgian Services Company SRL, IP CBPR Properties 2 LLC, IP CBPR Properties LLC, IP Canada Holdings Limited, IP Commercial Properties LLC, IP Eagle LLC, IP East Holding (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., IP Forest Resources Company, IP International Holdings Inc., IP Mexico Holdings S.à r.l., IP Petroleum LLC, IP Realty Holdings LLC, IP Singapore Holding Pte. Ltd., IP Timberlands Operating Company Ltd., IP-35 Inc., International Paper (Asia) Limited, International Paper (Europe) S.à r.l., International Paper (India) LLP, International Paper (New Zealand) Limited, International Paper (Poland) Holding sp. z o.o., International Paper Asia Limited (Branch Office), International Paper CTA (Mexico) S.A. de C.V. SOFOM E.N.R., International Paper Cabourg SAS, International Paper Canada Pulp Holdings ULC, International Paper Cartones Ltda., International Paper Cartovar S.A., International Paper Cellulose Fibers (Poland) sp. z o.o., International Paper Cellulose Fibers Sales Sàrl, International Paper Company Employee Relief Fund, International Paper Company Foundation, International Paper Company [Delaware], International Paper Container (France) Holding SAS, International Paper Czech Republic s.r.o. v likvidaci, International Paper Distribution (Shanghai) Limited, International Paper Export Sales Inc., International Paper Financial Services Inc., International Paper France SAS, International Paper Global Cellulose Fibers Holdings S.à r.l., International Paper Grinon S.L., International Paper Holdings (Luxembourg) S.à r.l., International Paper Investment (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., International Paper Investment (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. Guangzhou Branch, International Paper Investments (Luxembourg) S.à r.l., International Paper Italia Srl, International Paper Japan Limited, International Paper Madrid Mill S.L., International Paper Manufacturing & Distribution Limited, International Paper Mexico Company S. de R.L. de C.V., International Paper Papiers de Bureau SARL, International Paper Peru S.R.L., International Paper Polska Sp. z o.o., International Paper Professional Services Corporation, International Paper Russia Holding B.V., International Paper Saint-Amand, International Paper Switzerland GmbH, Lacebark LLC, Lake Superior Land Company, Longleaf Insurance Company, Lost Creek Inc., Med Packaging SARL, Northwest Pines Inc., Omaha Paper Stock Company, Papeteries d'Espaly SAS, Red Bird Receivables LLC, Riegelwood Community Foundation Inc., SP Forests L.L.C., Sabine River & Northern Railroad Company, Shorewood Packaging Corporation, Societe Mauritanienne de Cartons - SOMACAR S.A., Societe Mediterraneenne d'Emballages SAS, Societe Normande de Carton Ondule SAS, Supplier Finance Company LLC, Sustainable Forests L.L.C., TIN Land Financing LLC, TIN Timber Financing LLC, Tangier, Temple Associates LLC, Temple Inland, Timberlands Capital Corp. II Inc., Timberlands Capital Corp. III Inc., Two box plants, U. C. Realty LLC, Union Camp Corp, Union Camp Corporation, and Weyerhaeuser Co. fiber pulp business.
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This page (NYSE:IP) was last updated on 5/24/2024 by Staff

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