NYSE:IP - International Paper Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $46.17 -0.06 (-0.13 %) (As of 03/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$46.23Today's Range$46.0050 - $46.9952-Week Range$37.55 - $59.57Volume2.44 million shsAverage Volume2.99 million shsMarket Capitalization$18.48 billionP/E Ratio8.68Dividend Yield4.33%Beta1.57 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 comprising brochures, pamphlets, greeting cards, books, annual reports, and direct mail, as well as envelopes, tablets, business forms, and file folders. It sells its uncoated papers under the Hammermill, Springhill, Williamsburg, Postmark, Accent, Great White, Chamex, Ballet, Rey, Pol, and Svetocopy brands. 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 CUSIP46014610 CIK51434 Webwww.internationalpaper.com Phone901-419-9000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.36 Current Ratio1.49 Quick Ratio1.01Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.68 Forward P/E Ratio8.88 P/E Growth0.92 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$23.31 billion Price / Sales0.79 Cash Flow$8.8448 per share Price / Cash Flow5.22 Book Value$18.23 per share Price / Book2.53Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.32 Net Income$2.01 billion Net Margins8.63% Return on Equity30.83% Return on Assets6.52%Miscellaneous Employees53,000 Outstanding Shares400,236,000Market Cap$18.48 billion Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.33%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 20th. View International Paper's Dividend History. How will International Paper's stock buyback program work? International Paper declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, October 9th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $430,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 2.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were International Paper's earnings last quarter? International Paper Co (NYSE:IP) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 31st. The basic materials company reported $1.65 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.04. The basic materials company earned $5.95 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.86 billion. International Paper had a net margin of 8.63% and a return on equity of 30.83%. 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, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for International Paper. What price target have analysts set for IP? 12 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for International Paper's shares. Their predictions range from $44.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect International Paper's share price to reach $54.90 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for International Paper. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for International Paper? 12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for International Paper in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 5 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? Headlines about IP stock have trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. International Paper earned a media sentiment score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of International Paper's key competitors? Some companies that are related to International Paper include UPM-Kymmene (UPMKY), Fibria Celulose (FBR), NINE DRAGONS PA/ADR (NDGPY), KapStone Paper and Packaging (KS), Domtar (UFS), Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM), Neenah (NP), Resolute Forest Products (RFP), Verso (VRS) and P H Glatfelter (GLT). 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), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), General Electric (GE), Bank of America (BAC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Exxon Mobil (XOM). Who are International Paper's key executives? International Paper's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Mark Stephan Sutton, Chairman & CEO (Age 57)Mr. Timothy S. Nicholls, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 57)Ms. Sharon R. Ryan, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 60)Mr. Gregory T. Wanta, Sr. VP of North American Container (Age 53)Mr. Tommy S. Joseph, Sr. VP of Manufacturing, Technology, EHS & Global Sourcing (Age 59) Who are International Paper's major shareholders? International Paper's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.03%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.37%), LSV Asset Management (1.21%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.13%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.13%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.05%). Company insiders that own International Paper stock include Carleton C Ealy, Gregory T Wanta, Jeanmichel Ribieras, John V Sims, Sharon R Ryan, Timothy Marlowe, Timothy S Nicholls, Vincent P Bonnot and W Michael Jr Amick. 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 Bank of America Corp DE, American Century Companies Inc., Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Comerica Bank, Sit Investment Associates Inc., Gradient Investments LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank. Company insiders that have sold International Paper company stock in the last year include Carleton C Ealy, Gregory T Wanta, 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 major investors are buying International Paper stock? IP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Millennium Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, BlackRock Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Becker Capital Management Inc.. 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 $46.17. How big of a company is International Paper? International Paper has a market capitalization of $18.48 billion and generates $23.31 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $2.01 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.32 on an earnings per share basis. International Paper employs 53,000 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 901-419-9000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for International Paper (NYSE IP)Community Ranking: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 597 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 526 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,123MarketBeat'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 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How Do Mutual Funds Work?