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NYSE:IPInternational Paper Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.75 (-2.09 %)
(As of 05/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $35.09
50-Day Range
MA: $32.72
52-Week Range
Now: $35.09
Volume2.68 million shs
Average Volume3.49 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.79 billion
P/E Ratio21.14
Dividend Yield5.72%
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: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.45 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paper mills
Sub-IndustryPaper Products
SectorBasic Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.38 billion
Cash Flow$8.01 per share
Book Value$17.46 per share


Net Income$1.23 billion


Market Cap$13.79 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2020 (Estimated)

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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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. 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) announced its earnings results on Thursday, April, 30th. The basic materials company reported $0.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.42 by $0.15. The basic materials company had revenue of $5.35 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.32 billion. International Paper had a net margin of 2.99% and a return on equity of 20.98%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.11 EPS. 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. Stockholders 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 annualized dividend and a 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 announced that its board has approved a share buyback program on Tuesday, October 9th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $430,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 2.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for IP?

12 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for International Paper's shares. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $53.00. On average, they anticipate International Paper's share price to reach $43.25 in the next year. 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?

News stories about IP stock have been trending neutral on Friday, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. International Paper earned a coverage optimism score of 0.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely 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 decline in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 9,370,000 shares, a decline of 8.4% from the April 30th total of 10,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,860,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.4 days. Currently, 2.4% of the shares of the stock 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 a number of institutional and retail 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 purchased 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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