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International Paper Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.88 (-1.83%)
(As of 01/21/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
4.18 million shs
Average Volume
3.08 million shs
Market Capitalization
$18.31 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About International Paper

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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Paper mills
Paper Products
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$20.58 billion
Cash Flow
$5.84 per share
Book Value
$20.01 per share


Net Income
$482 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$18.31 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
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Next Earnings (Confirmed)
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Overall MarketRank

3.32 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

7th out of 223 stocks

Paper Mills Industry

1st out of 11 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

International Paper (NYSE:IP) Frequently Asked Questions

Is International Paper a buy right now?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for International Paper in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" International Paper stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in IP, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has International Paper's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

International Paper's stock was trading at $32.23 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, IP stock has increased by 46.7% and is now trading at $47.29.
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Are investors shorting International Paper?

International Paper saw a drop in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 8,310,000 shares, a drop of 19.4% from the December 15th total of 10,310,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,450,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.4 days. Approximately 2.2% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is International Paper's next earnings date?

International Paper is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 27th 2022.
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How can I listen to International Paper's earnings call?

International Paper will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 27th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were International Paper's earnings last quarter?

International Paper (NYSE:IP) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 27th. The basic materials company reported $1.35 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.46 by $0.11. The basic materials company earned $5.71 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.84 billion. International Paper had a net margin of 8.20% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.42%. International Paper's revenue was up 11.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.71 EPS.
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How often does International Paper pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for International Paper?

International Paper declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 11th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.4625 per share on Tuesday, March 15th. This represents a $1.85 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.91%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 17th.
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Is International Paper a good dividend stock?

International Paper pays an annual dividend of $1.85 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.84%. International Paper has been increasing its dividend for 12 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of International Paper is 40.57%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, International Paper will have a dividend payout ratio of 40.93% next year. This indicates that International Paper will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will International Paper's stock buyback program work?

International Paper declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Tuesday, October 12th 2021, which authorizes the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 9.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for IP?

13 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for International Paper's stock. Their forecasts range from $44.00 to $80.00. On average, they anticipate International Paper's share price to reach $58.54 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.8% from the stock's current price.
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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
  • Megan Bula, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
  • Sharon R. Ryan, Secretary & Senior Vice President

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

305 employees have rated International Paper CEO Mark S. Sutton on Glassdoor.com. Mark S. Sutton has an approval rating of 80% among International Paper's employees.

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

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Nordea Investment Management AB (1.33%), Greenhaven Associates Inc. (0.44%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.24%), Royal London Asset Management Ltd. (0.19%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.08%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%). Company insiders that own International Paper stock include Clinton A Jr Lewis, Gregory T Wanta, Jeanmichel Ribieras, John V Sims, Ray G Young, Sharon R Ryan, Vincent P Bonnot, W Michael Jr Amick and William Thomas Hamic.
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Which institutional investors are selling International Paper stock?

IP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cutler Group LP, Silver Lake Advisory LLC, Cullinan Associates Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Stratos Wealth Advisors LLC, Cohen Klingenstein LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, and Bridge Creek Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold International Paper company stock in the last year include Gregory T Wanta, Jeanmichel Ribieras, John V Sims, and W Michael Jr Amick.
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Which institutional investors are buying International Paper stock?

IP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, Greenhaven Associates Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Sciencast Management LP, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Pendal Group Ltd, Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Company Ltd, and Wealthfront Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have bought International Paper stock in the last two years include Clinton A Jr Lewis, Ray G Young, and Vincent P Bonnot.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is International Paper's stock price today?

One share of IP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.29.

How much money does International Paper make?

International Paper has a market capitalization of $18.31 billion and generates $20.58 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $482 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.56 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does International Paper have?

International Paper employs 49,300 workers across the globe.

Does International Paper have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of International Paper: AP Paper Mills, Ace Packaging Systems Inc., Balsa Forests LLC, Basswood Forests IIA LLC, Basswood Forests LLC, Bolsaflex SA, Bond Project Holdings LLC, 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., Cartonnerie de Martinique SAS, Certified Forest Management LLC, Champion International Corp, CircleTree Insurance Company, Commercial Realty & Properties LLC, Comptoir des Bois de Brive SAS, Dogal Kagit Hammaddeleri Sanayi ve Ticaret Limited Sirketi, EM Xpedx S.A. De C.V., Emballages Laurent SAS, English Oak LLC, Federal Forestlands Inc., Forest Insurance Limited, Haig Point Inc., I.P. CONTAINER HOLDINGS (SPAIN) S.L., INTERNATIONAL PAPER DUTCH SERVICES B.V., IP Belgian Services Company SPRL, IP CBPR Properties 2 LLC, IP CBPR Properties LLC, IP Canada Holdings Limited, IP Cartones Y Corrugados S. de R.L. de C.V., IP Celimo SAS, IP Commercial Properties LLC, IP Corporate Management (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., IP Eagle LLC, IP Forest Resources Company, IP India Foundation, IP International Holdings Inc., IP Investment (Brazil) S.a r.l., IP Mexico Holdings S.à r.l., IP Mineral Holdings LLC, IP Papers Holding S.a r.l., IP Petroleum LLC, IP Realty Holdings LLC, IP Singapore Holding Pte. Ltd., IP Timberlands Operating Company Ltd., IPAD Inc., Instituto International Paper, International Paper (Asia) Limited, International Paper (Deutschland) GmbH, International Paper (Europe) S.à r.l., International Paper (India) Private Limited, International Paper (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, International Paper (New Zealand) Limited, International Paper (Poland) Holding sp. z o.o., International Paper (UK) Limited, International Paper (Xianghe) Packaging Co. Ltd., International Paper - 35 Inc., International Paper - Comércio de Papel e Participações Arapoti Ltda., International Paper - Kwidzyn Sp. Z O.O., International Paper APPM Limited, International Paper Agroflorestal Ltda., International Paper Benelux SPRL, International Paper CTA (Mexico) S.A. de C.V. SOFOM E.N.R., International Paper Canada Pulp Holdings ULC, International Paper Cartones Ltda., 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 Limited, International Paper Container (France) Holding SAS, International Paper Czech Republic s.r.o., International Paper Distribution (Shanghai) Limited, International Paper Distribution Group (Taiwan) Limited, International Paper Embalagens Ltda., International Paper Embalagens da Amazônia Ltda., International Paper Export Sales Inc., International Paper Exportadora Ltda., International Paper Financial Services Inc., International Paper Financing France SARL, International Paper Foodservice Europe Limited, International Paper France SAS, International Paper Global Cellulose Fibers Holdings S.à r.l., International Paper Group (UK) Limited, International Paper Holding (Brazil) S.ar.l., International Paper Holdings (Luxembourg) S.à r.l., International Paper Hungary Kereskedelmi Kft., International Paper Industrie France SA, International Paper Investment (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., International Paper Investments (Asia) B.V., International Paper Investments (France) S.A.S, 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 Nordic Sales Company Oy, International Paper Packaging Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., International Paper Papiers de Bureau SARL, International Paper Peru S.R.L., International Paper Polska Sp. z o.o., International Paper Procurement (Shanghai) Limited, International Paper Professional Services Corporation, International Paper Russia Holding B.V., International Paper S.A., International Paper Switzerland GmbH, International Paper Trading (Shanghai) Limited, International Paper Ukraine SE, International Paper do Brasil Ltda., Joshua Tree Forests LLC, Juniper Forests LLC, Lacebark LLC, Lake Superior Land Company, Longleaf Insurance Company, Lost Creek Inc., Med Packaging SARL, Montauban Cartons SAS, Northwest Pines Inc., Olmuksan International Paper Ambalaj Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi, Omaha Paper Stock Company, Papeteries d'Espaly SAS, Progres Action Citoyenne Maroc SARL, Przedsiebiorstwo Produkcyjno-Handlowe "Tor-Pal" Spolka z Ograniczona Odpowiedzialnoscia, Red Bird Receivables LLC, SCA (Nanjing) Packaging Co. Ltd., SP Forests L.L.C., Sabine River & Northern Railroad Company, Shorewood Packaging Corporation, Societe Guadeloupeenne de Carton Ondule SAS, 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., Sycamore Forests LLC, TIN Intermediate LLC, TIN Land Financing LLC, TIN Timber Financing LLC, Tangier, Temple Associates LLC, Temple Inland, Timberlands Capital Corp. II Inc., Timberlands Capital Corp. III Inc., U. C. Realty LLC, Union Camp Corp, Union Camp Corporation, Velarium Oy Ab, Weyerhaeuser Co. fiber pulp business, ZAO International Paper, and ZAO Tikhvinsky Komplexny Lespromokhoz.

When was International Paper founded?

International Paper was founded in 1898.

What is International Paper's official website?

The official website for International Paper is www.internationalpaper.com.

Where are International Paper's headquarters?

International Paper is headquartered at 6400 POPLAR AVENUE, MEMPHIS TN, 38197.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 901-214-9682.

This page was last updated on 1/22/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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