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International Paper (IP) Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.34 (-0.71%)
(As of 05/20/2022 06:40 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
3.94 million shs
Average Volume
3.35 million shs
Market Capitalization
$17.60 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About International Paper

International Paper Company operates as a packaging company primarily in United States, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Pacific Rim, Asia, and rest of the Americas. It operates through two segments: Industrial Packaging and Global Cellulose Fibers. 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, such as baby diapers, feminine care, adult incontinence, and other non-woven products; tissue and paper products; and non-absorbent end applications, including textiles, filtration, construction material, paints and coatings, reinforced plastics, and other applications. It sells its products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers, and paper distributors. The company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Paper mills
Paper Products
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$19.36 billion
Cash Flow
$6.32 per share
Book Value
$23.98 per share


Net Income
$1.75 billion
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$17.60 billion

Company Calendar

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Overall MarketRank

2.71 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

37th out of 238 stocks

Paper Mills Industry

1st out of 10 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

International Paper (NYSE:IP) Frequently Asked Questions

Is International Paper a buy right now?

13 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for International Paper in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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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When is International Paper's next earnings date?

International Paper is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 4th 2022.
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How were International Paper's earnings last quarter?

International Paper (NYSE:IP) posted its earnings results on Thursday, April, 28th. The basic materials company reported $0.76 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.52 by $0.24. The basic materials company earned $5.24 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.96 billion. International Paper had a net margin of 8.14% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.16%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 14.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.76 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, May 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 27th will be given a dividend of $0.4625 per share on Wednesday, June 15th. This represents a $1.85 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.90%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 26th.
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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 3.90%. The dividend payout ratio of International Paper is 40.93%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, International Paper will have a dividend payout ratio of 37.22% 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 program on Tuesday, October 12th 2021, which authorizes the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 9.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for IP?

13 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for International Paper's stock. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect International Paper's stock price to reach $58.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 22.2% 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:
  • Mr. Mark Stephan Sutton, Chairman & CEO (Age 60, Pay $4.27M)
  • Mr. Timothy S. Nicholls, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 60, Pay $1.85M)
  • Ms. Sharon R. Ryan, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 63, Pay $1.42M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Thomas J. Plath, Sr. VP of HR & Global Citizenship (Age 58, Pay $1.18M)
  • Mr. Gregory T. Wanta, Sr. VP of North American Container (Age 56, Pay $1.15M)
  • Mr. Vincent P. Bonnot, VP of Fin., Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Robert W. Wenker, Chief Information Officer & VP
  • Mr. Guillermo Gutierrez, VP of Investor Relations (Age 50)
  • Mr. James P. Royalty Jr., Sr. VP and Pres of Europe, Middle East & Africa (Age 52)
  • Mr. William Thomas Hamic, Sr. VP of Global Cellulose Fibers & Enterprise Commercial Excellence (Age 56) (LinkedIn Profile)
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 Vanguard Group Inc. (11.90%), BlackRock Inc. (9.51%), State Street Corp (6.57%), Invesco Ltd. (2.91%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.76%) and Nordea Investment Management AB (1.67%). Company insiders that own International Paper stock include Clinton A Jr Lewis, Gregory T Wanta, Jeanmichel Ribieras, John V Sims, Paper Co /New/ International, Sharon R Ryan, W Michael Jr Amick and William Thomas Hamic.
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Which major investors are selling International Paper stock?

IP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royal Bank of Canada, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Vanguard Group Inc., Invesco Ltd., American Century Companies Inc., Pinebridge Investments L.P., Russell Investments Group Ltd., and UBS Group AG. Company insiders that have sold International Paper company stock in the last year include Jeanmichel Ribieras, Paper Co /New/ International, and William Thomas Hamic.
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Which major investors are buying International Paper stock?

IP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Greenhaven Associates Inc., Nordea Investment Management AB, Cowa LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., and KBC Group NV.
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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 $47.48.

How much money does International Paper make?

International Paper has a market capitalization of $17.60 billion and generates $19.36 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.75 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.519990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does International Paper have?

International Paper employs 38,200 workers across the globe.

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.

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.

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 5/23/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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