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International Paper - IP Stock Forecast, Price & News

$42.48
+0.69 (+1.65%)
(As of 08/8/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$42.20
$42.79
50-Day Range
$41.12
$48.45
52-Week Range
$40.21
$60.39
Volume
2.27 million shs
Average Volume
2.72 million shs
Market Capitalization
$15.38 billion
P/E Ratio
8.83
Dividend Yield
4.43%
Price Target
$50.80

International Paper MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.92 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
19.6% Upside
$50.80 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
4.13% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.17
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.03mentions of International Paper in the last 14 days
Based on 20 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$173,224 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
3.75%
From $4.53 to $4.70 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.16 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

96th out of 166 stocks

Paper Mills Industry

1st out of 5 stocks

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About International Paper (NYSE:IP) Stock

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.

Analyst Ratings Changes

A number of research firms have issued reports on IP. StockNews.com raised shares of International Paper from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, April 29th. KeyCorp reduced their target price on International Paper from $41.00 to $37.00 and set an "underweight" rating on the stock in a report on Friday, July 1st. Citigroup downgraded International Paper from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and dropped their price target for the company from $53.00 to $46.00 in a research note on Tuesday, June 21st. Wells Fargo & Company cut shares of International Paper from an "overweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating and cut their price objective for the stock from $58.00 to $47.00 in a research report on Monday, July 18th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft decreased their target price on shares of International Paper from $48.00 to $44.00 in a report on Tuesday, July 19th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, International Paper has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $50.80.

International Paper Stock Performance

NYSE:IP opened at $42.48 on Tuesday. The firm's fifty day moving average price is $43.28 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $45.27. The stock has a market cap of $15.38 billion, a PE ratio of 8.83 and a beta of 0.91. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58, a quick ratio of 1.18 and a current ratio of 1.62. International Paper has a fifty-two week low of $40.21 and a fifty-two week high of $60.39.

International Paper (NYSE:IP - Get Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 28th. The basic materials company reported $1.24 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.11 by $0.13. The business had revenue of $5.39 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.35 billion. International Paper had a return on equity of 17.25% and a net margin of 8.60%. International Paper's quarterly revenue was down 4.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.06 EPS. On average, equities analysts expect that International Paper will post 4.53 EPS for the current fiscal year.

International Paper Announces Dividend

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 15th will be paid a $0.4625 dividend. This represents a $1.85 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.35%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 12th. International Paper's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 38.46%.

Insider Activity

In other International Paper news, SVP William Thomas Hamic sold 3,630 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.72, for a total value of $173,223.60. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 22,050 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,052,226. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Company insiders own 0.42% of the company's stock.

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IP Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/15 Dividend
5/26/2022
Dividend Payable
6/15/2022
Last Earnings
7/28/2022
Today
8/09/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/15 Dividend
8/12/2022
Dividend Payable
9/15/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/26/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Paper mills
Sub-Industry
Paper Products
CUSIP
46014610
Employees
38,200
Year Founded
1898

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$50.80
High Stock Price Forecast
$60.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$37.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+19.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.92
Research Coverage
12 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.75 billion
Pretax Margin
6.15%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$19.36 billion
Cash Flow
$6.47 per share
Book Value
$23.45 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
360,497,000
Market Cap
$15.38 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.91

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Mark Stephan Sutton (Age 60)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $4.27M
  • Mr. Timothy S. Nicholls (Age 60)
    Sr. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.85M
  • Mr. Thomas J. Plath (Age 58)
    Sr. VP of HR & Global Citizenship
    Comp: $1.18M
  • Mr. Gregory T. Wanta (Age 56)
    Sr. VP of North American Container
    Comp: $1.15M
  • Mr. Vincent P. Bonnot (Age 52)
    VP of Fin., Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Robert W. Wenker
    Chief Information Officer & VP
  • Mr. Guillermo Gutierrez (Age 50)
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Joseph R. Saab
    SVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. James P. Royalty Jr. (Age 52)
    Sr. VP and Pres of Europe, Middle East & Africa
  • Mr. William Thomas Hamic (Age 56)
    Sr. VP of Global Cellulose Fibers & Enterprise Commercial Excellence













IP Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell International Paper stock right now?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for International Paper in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" IP shares. 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 is International Paper's stock price forecast for 2022?

12 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for International Paper's stock. Their IP share price forecasts range from $37.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $50.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.6% from the stock's current price.
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How has International Paper's stock performed in 2022?

International Paper's stock was trading at $46.98 at the start of the year. Since then, IP shares have decreased by 9.6% and is now trading at $42.48.
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Are investors shorting International Paper?

International Paper saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 15,230,000 shares, an increase of 16.3% from the June 30th total of 13,100,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,060,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.0 days. Approximately 4.1% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is International Paper's next earnings date?

International Paper is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 26th 2022.
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How were International Paper's earnings last quarter?

International Paper (NYSE:IP) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 28th. The basic materials company reported $1.24 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.11 by $0.13. The basic materials company had revenue of $5.39 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.35 billion. International Paper had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.25% and a net margin of 8.60%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.06 EPS.
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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 12th. Investors of record on Monday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.4625 per share on Thursday, September 15th. This represents a $1.85 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 12th.
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Is International Paper a good dividend stock?

International Paper (NYSE:IP) pays an annual dividend of $1.85 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.43%. IP has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 38.46%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, IP will have a dividend payout ratio of 39.36% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for IP.

How will International Paper's stock buyback program work?

International Paper announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, October 12th 2021, which allows the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 9.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

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

305 employees have rated International Paper Chief Executive Officer Mark S. Sutton on Glassdoor.com. Mark S. Sutton has an approval rating of 80% among the company's employees.

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 shareholders include Greenhaven Associates Inc. (1.35%), Sound Shore Management Inc CT (0.40%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.35%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.29%), State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System (0.13%) and KBC Group NV (0.13%). Insiders that own company stock include Clinton A Jr Lewis, Gregory T Wanta, Jeanmichel Ribieras, John V Sims, Paper Co /New/ International, Ray G Young, Sharon R Ryan, Timothy S Nicholls, Vincent P Bonnot, W Michael Jr Amick and William Thomas Hamic.
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How do I buy shares of International Paper?

Shares of IP stock 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 $42.48.

How much money does International Paper make?

International Paper (NYSE:IP) has a market capitalization of $15.38 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 $4.81 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.
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When was International Paper founded?

International Paper was founded in 1898.

How can I contact International Paper?

International Paper's mailing address is 6400 POPLAR AVENUE, MEMPHIS TN, 38197. The official website for the company is www.internationalpaper.com. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at (901) 419-9000, via email at shrrelations@mellon-investor.com, or via fax at 901-214-9682.

This page (NYSE:IP) was last updated on 8/9/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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