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NYSE:IPInternational Paper Stock Price, Forecast & News

+1.05 (+3.17 %)
(As of 04/10/2020 06:13 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $34.17
50-Day Range
MA: $34.11
52-Week Range
Now: $34.17
Volume4.15 million shs
Average Volume4.76 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.44 billion
P/E Ratio11.13
Dividend Yield6.19%
International Paper Co. engages in the manufacture of paper and packaging products. It operates through the following segments: Industrial Packaging, Global Cellulose Fibers, and Printing Papers. The Industrial Packaging segment involves in the manufacturing of containerboards, which include linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. The Global Cellulose Fibers segment offers cellulose fibers product portfolio includes fluff, market, and specialty pulps. The Printing Papers segment includes manufacturing of the printing and writing papers. The company was founded by Hugh J. Chisholm in 1898 and is headquartered in Memphis, TN.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.54 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paper mills
Sub-IndustryPaper Products
SectorBasic Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.38 billion
Cash Flow$8.10 per share
Book Value$19.68 per share


Net Income$1.23 billion


Market Cap$13.44 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)

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International Paper (NYSE:IP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has International Paper's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

International Paper's stock was trading at $32.23 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, IP shares have increased by 6.0% and is now trading at $34.17. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of International Paper?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for International Paper in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for International Paper.

When is International Paper's next earnings date?

International Paper is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for International Paper.

How were International Paper's earnings last quarter?

International Paper Co (NYSE:IP) released its earnings results on Thursday, January, 30th. The basic materials company reported $1.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.07. The basic materials company had revenue of $5.50 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.60 billion. International Paper had a return on equity of 23.49% and a net margin of 5.47%. The company's revenue was down 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.65 EPS. View International Paper's earnings history.

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

International Paper declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.5125 per share on Monday, March 16th. This represents a $2.05 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.00%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 20th. View International Paper's dividend history.

How will International Paper's stock buyback program work?

International Paper announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, October 9th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $430,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy up to 2.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for IP?

11 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for International Paper's shares. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $53.00. On average, they anticipate International Paper's stock price to reach $44.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 29.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for International Paper.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about International Paper stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about International Paper stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "International Paper’s third-quarter earnings beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate, while sales missed the same. Both top- and bottom-line figures declined year over year. International Paper guides adjusted EBITDA of $3.8 billion and free cash flow is projected at $2 billion for the ongoing year. Backed by healthy demand across all of its three segments, the company is poised to deliver improved results in 2019. It intends to invest significantly to improve its North American containerboard mill system and reduce costs. The company aims to utilize its sound cash flow by investing in high return capital projects and returning cash to shareholders through increased dividend payouts and share repurchases. However, fourth-quarter results will be impacted by lower price and unfavorable mix as well as operating expenses in its segments." (11/5/2019)
  • 2. KeyCorp analysts commented, "We expect consensus estimates to continue to fall in the months ahead for the same reason. So why was the stock up 4.2% compared to the We have no good answer. Reiterate UW rating; we expect the shares to eventually move lower as estimates do the same." (7/25/2019)

Has International Paper been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about IP stock has been trending very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. International Paper earned a news impact score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutInternational Paper.

Are investors shorting International Paper?

International Paper saw a decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 11,589,800 shares, a decline of 7.2% from the February 27th total of 12,490,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,980,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.9 days. Currently, 3.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View International Paper's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of International Paper's key competitors?

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), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Intel (INTC), CVS Health (CVS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are International Paper's key executives?

International Paper's management team includes the following people:
  • Mark S. Sutton, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Timothy S. Nicholls, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Robert W. Wenker, Chief Information Officer & Vice President
  • Deon Vaughan, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Vice President
  • Sharon R. Ryan, Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel

What is International Paper's stock symbol?

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

Who are International Paper's major shareholders?

International Paper's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Xcel Wealth Management LLC (0.01%), Deane Retirement Strategies Inc. (0.01%), IFM Investors Pty Ltd (0.01%), Enterprise Trust & Investment Co (0.01%) and Foundations Investment Advisors LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own International Paper stock include Carleton C Ealy, Gregory T Wanta, Jeanmichel Ribieras, John V Sims, Ray G Young, Sharon R Ryan, Thomas J Plath, Timothy S Nicholls, Vincent P Bonnot, W Michael Jr Amick and William Thomas Hamic. View institutional ownership trends for International Paper.

Which major investors are selling International Paper stock?

IP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Forte Capital LLC ADV, Enterprise Trust & Investment Co, and Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams Inc.. Company insiders that have sold International Paper company stock in the last year include Jeanmichel Ribieras, Sharon R Ryan, Thomas J Plath, Timothy S Nicholls, W Michael Jr Amick, and William Thomas Hamic. View insider buying and selling activity for International Paper.

Which major investors are buying International Paper stock?

IP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deane Retirement Strategies Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Foundations Investment Advisors LLC, Xcel Wealth Management LLC, and IBM Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have bought International Paper stock in the last two years include Ray G Young, and Vincent P Bonnot. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is International Paper's stock price today?

One share of IP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.17.

How big of a company is International Paper?

International Paper has a market capitalization of $13.44 billion and generates $22.38 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.23 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.43 on an earnings per share basis. International Paper employs 51,000 workers across the globe. View additional information about International Paper.

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 901-419-9000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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