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NYSE:IPInternational Paper Stock Price, Forecast & News

$35.09
-0.75 (-2.09 %)
(As of 05/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$34.55
Now: $35.09
$36.14
50-Day Range
$29.97
MA: $32.72
$36.52
52-Week Range
$26.38
Now: $35.09
$47.64
Volume2.68 million shs
Average Volume2.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.79 billion
P/E Ratio21.14
Dividend Yield5.72%
Beta1.35
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: 2.0Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.32 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paper mills
Sub-IndustryPaper Products
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP46014610
Phone901-419-9000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.38 billion
Cash Flow$7.68 per share
Book Value$17.46 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.23 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees51,000
Market Cap$13.79 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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International Paper (NYSE:IP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has International Paper's stock 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 8.9% and is now trading at $35.09. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of International Paper?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for International Paper in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for International Paper.

When is International Paper's next earnings date?

International Paper is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for International Paper.

How were International Paper's earnings last quarter?

International Paper Co (NYSE:IP) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 30th. The basic materials company reported $0.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.15. The basic materials company had revenue of $5.35 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.32 billion. International Paper had a net margin of 2.99% and a return on equity of 20.98%. The business's revenue was down 5.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.11 earnings per share. View International Paper's earnings history.

How often does International Paper pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for International Paper?

International Paper announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 12th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 27th will be given a dividend of $0.5125 per share on Monday, June 15th. This represents a $2.05 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.84%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 26th. View International Paper's dividend history.

How will International Paper's stock buyback program work?

International Paper declared that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Tuesday, October 9th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $430,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy up to 2.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for IP?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for International Paper's shares. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $53.00. On average, they expect International Paper's stock price to reach $43.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for International Paper.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about International Paper stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about International Paper stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "International Paper’s first-quarter adjusted earnings per share and revenues both declined from the prior-year quarter. However, the company beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate on both counts. The company has withdrawn 2020 guidance amid the coronavirus-induced uncertainty. The company will benefit from strong demand in e-commerce channel owing to containment measures amid the pandemic. Further, corrugated packaging demand remains resilient due to its critical role in supply chain. The Global cellulose fibers segment is riding on strong consumer demand for absorbent hygiene products and tissue products as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. However, weak demand for printing papers as schools and office remain closed is a headwind. The company will nevertheless benefit from its solid balance sheet and acquisitions." (5/27/2020)
  • 2. KeyCorp analysts commented, "We expect consensus estimates to continue to fall in the months ahead for the same reason. So why was the stock up 4.2% compared to the We have no good answer. Reiterate UW rating; we expect the shares to eventually move lower as estimates do the same." (7/25/2019)

Has International Paper been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about IP stock has trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. International Paper earned a media sentiment score of -3.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutInternational Paper.

Are investors shorting International Paper?

International Paper saw a decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 9,370,000 shares, a decrease of 8.4% from the April 30th total of 10,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,860,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.4 days. Currently, 2.4% of the shares of the company are short sold. View International Paper's Current Options Chain.

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), Verizon Communications (VZ), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Bank of America (BAC) and CVS Health (CVS).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.11%), State Street Corp (6.31%), Invesco Ltd. (3.93%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.31%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.21%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.73%). Company insiders that own International Paper stock include Carleton C Ealy, 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. 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 Wellington Management Group LLP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, BlackRock Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, AQR Capital Management LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have sold International Paper company stock in the last year include Jeanmichel Ribieras, Sharon R Ryan, Timothy S Nicholls, W Michael Jr Amick, and William Thomas Hamic. View insider buying and selling activity for International Paper.

Which major investors are buying International Paper stock?

IP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential PLC, Levin Easterly Partners LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, State Street Corp, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Geode Capital Management LLC, and Terril Brothers Inc.. Company insiders that have bought International Paper stock in the last two years include Ray G Young, and Vincent P Bonnot. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is International Paper's stock price today?

One share of IP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.09.

How big of a company is International Paper?

International Paper has a market capitalization of $13.79 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 5/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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