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International Paper Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.95 (+4.97 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $41.16
50-Day Range
MA: $37.98
52-Week Range
Now: $41.16
Volume6.11 million shs
Average Volume3.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.18 billion
P/E Ratio25.73
Dividend Yield5.23%
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: 2.1Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.09 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paper mills
Sub-IndustryPaper Products



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.38 billion
Cash Flow$7.92 per share
Book Value$19.68 per share


Net Income$1.23 billion


Market Cap$16.18 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Estimated)
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(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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International Paper (NYSE:IP) Frequently Asked Questions

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 27.7% and is now trading at $41.16.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of International Paper?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for International Paper in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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, October 29th 2020.
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How were International Paper's earnings last quarter?

International Paper Co (NYSE:IP) issued its earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The basic materials company reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.38. The basic materials company earned $4.87 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.97 billion. International Paper had a return on equity of 19.18% and a net margin of 2.98%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 14.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.15 earnings per share.
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How often does International Paper pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for International Paper?

International Paper announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.5125 per share on Tuesday, September 15th. This represents a $2.05 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.98%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 13th.
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How will International Paper's stock buyback program work?

International Paper announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Tuesday, October 9th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $430,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 2.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for IP?

16 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for International Paper's stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $53.00. On average, they expect International Paper's share price to reach $42.54 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.3% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting International Paper?

International Paper saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 14,240,000 shares, an increase of 12.7% from the July 30th total of 12,640,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,810,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.1 days. Approximately 3.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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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), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), AbbVie (ABBV), CVS Health (CVS) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

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 shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.83%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.64%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.31%), AQR Capital Management LLC (0.88%), LSV Asset Management (0.73%) and Prudential PLC (0.69%). 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 LSV Asset Management, Vanguard Group Inc., Cibc World Markets Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, Ensign Peak Advisors Inc, Toronto Dominion Bank, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, and US Bancorp DE. Company insiders that have sold International Paper company stock in the last year include Jeanmichel Ribieras, 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 Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Nordea Investment Management AB, Prudential PLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., Victory Capital Management Inc., and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. 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 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 $41.16.

How big of a company is International Paper?

International Paper has a market capitalization of $16.18 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 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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