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International Paper Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.03 (-0.06 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $51.63
50-Day Range
MA: $49.93
52-Week Range
Now: $51.63
Volume1.57 million shs
Average Volume2.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.30 billion
P/E Ratio41.30
Dividend Yield3.97%
International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company primarily in United States, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Pacific Rim, Asia, and the Americas. 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, 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 more. 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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Overall MarketRank

2.32 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

17th out of 809 stocks

Paper Mills Industry

2nd out of 15 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paper mills
Sub-IndustryPaper Products



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.38 billion
Cash Flow$7.97 per share
Book Value$19.68 per share


Net Income$1.23 billion


Market Cap$20.30 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Confirmed)
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International Paper (NYSE:IP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has International Paper's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

International Paper's stock was trading at $32.23 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, IP stock has increased by 60.2% and is now trading at $51.63.
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Is International Paper a buy right now?

14 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for International Paper in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 7 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than International Paper?

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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.

When is International Paper's next earnings date?

International Paper is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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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, February 4th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were International Paper's earnings last quarter?

International Paper (NYSE:IP) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The basic materials company reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.23. The basic materials company had revenue of $5.12 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.11 billion. International Paper had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.27% and a net margin of 2.37%. International Paper's quarterly revenue was down 8.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.09 earnings per share.
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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 12th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 18th will be given a dividend of $0.5125 per share on Monday, March 15th. This represents a $2.05 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.97%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 17th.
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Is International Paper a good dividend stock?

International Paper pays an annual dividend of $2.05 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.97%. IP has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. International Paper does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of International Paper is 46.28%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, International Paper will have a dividend payout ratio of 53.39% next year. This indicates that International Paper will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for IP?

14 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for International Paper's stock. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $62.00. On average, they anticipate International Paper's stock price to reach $46.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.3%.
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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).

Who are International Paper's key executives?

International Paper's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Mark Stephan Sutton, Chairman & CEO (Age 59, Pay $3.79M)
  • Mr. Timothy S. Nicholls, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 59, Pay $1.6M)
  • Ms. Sharon R. Ryan, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 62, Pay $1.28M)
  • Mr. Jean-Michel Ribiéras, Sr. VP of Industrial Packaging the Americas (Age 58, Pay $2.23M)
  • Ms. Catherine I. Slater, Sr. VP (Age 57, Pay $2.37M)
  • Mr. Vincent P. Bonnot, VP of Fin., Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Robert W. Wenker, Chief Information Officer & VP
  • Mr. Guillermo Gutierrez, VP of Investor Relations (Age 49)
  • Mr. John Van Sims, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. (Age 58)
  • Mr. Thomas J. Plath, Sr. VP of HR & Global Citizenship (Age 57)

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 OLD National Bancorp IN (0.08%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.04%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.03%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.03%) and DNB Asset Management AS (0.02%). Company insiders that own International Paper stock include 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.
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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 Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., OLD National Bancorp IN, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Avantax Advisory Services Inc., Foundations Investment Advisors LLC, and DNB Asset Management AS. Company insiders that have sold International Paper company stock in the last year include Gregory T Wanta, Jeanmichel Ribieras, John V Sims, Sharon R Ryan, W Michael Jr Amick, and William Thomas Hamic.
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Which institutional investors are buying International Paper stock?

IP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pacer Advisors Inc., Denali Advisors LLC, Park Avenue Securities LLC, Sowell Financial Services LLC, Community Bank of Raymore, Sound Income Strategies LLC, Acropolis Investment Management LLC, and International Assets Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought International Paper stock in the last two years include 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.

What is International Paper's stock price today?

One share of IP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.63.

How big of a company is International Paper?

International Paper has a market capitalization of $20.30 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.

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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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