International Paper (IP) Competitors

$40.64
+0.12 (+0.30%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

IP vs. SUZ, CF, SQM, WRK, BG, GFI, EMN, ALB, RS, and CE

Should you be buying International Paper stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of International Paper include Suzano (SUZ), CF Industries (CF), Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM), WestRock (WRK), Bunge Global (BG), Gold Fields (GFI), Eastman Chemical (EMN), Albemarle (ALB), Reliance (RS), and Celanese (CE). These companies are all part of the "basic materials" sector.

International Paper vs.

International Paper (NYSE:IP) and Suzano (NYSE:SUZ) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, community ranking, risk, media sentiment, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

International Paper received 679 more outperform votes than Suzano when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 64.13% of users gave International Paper an outperform vote while only 63.04% of users gave Suzano an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
International PaperOutperform Votes
708
64.13%
Underperform Votes
396
35.87%
SuzanoOutperform Votes
29
63.04%
Underperform Votes
17
36.96%

International Paper pays an annual dividend of $1.85 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.6%. Suzano pays an annual dividend of $0.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. International Paper pays out 377.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Suzano pays out 12.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

82.0% of International Paper shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 2.6% of Suzano shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of International Paper shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Suzano has a net margin of 23.84% compared to International Paper's net margin of 0.93%. Suzano's return on equity of 20.82% beat International Paper's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
International Paper0.93% 7.45% 2.69%
Suzano 23.84%20.82%6.39%

International Paper presently has a consensus target price of $38.57, suggesting a potential downside of 5.09%. Given International Paper's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe International Paper is more favorable than Suzano.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
International Paper
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Suzano
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Suzano has lower revenue, but higher earnings than International Paper. Suzano is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than International Paper, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
International Paper$18.92B0.75$288M$0.4982.94
Suzano$7.96B1.69$2.82B$1.407.26

International Paper has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Suzano has a beta of 1.1, suggesting that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, International Paper had 14 more articles in the media than Suzano. MarketBeat recorded 19 mentions for International Paper and 5 mentions for Suzano. Suzano's average media sentiment score of 0.77 beat International Paper's score of 0.56 indicating that Suzano is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
International Paper
7 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Suzano
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

International Paper and Suzano tied by winning 10 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding IP and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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IP vs. The Competition

MetricInternational PaperPaper mills IndustryMaterials SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$14.12B$6.88B$2.97B$18.10B
Dividend Yield4.57%2.97%5.26%3.44%
P/E Ratio82.9419.19149.5626.23
Price / Sales0.750.74908,316.9711.44
Price / Cash6.416.1323.7519.45
Price / Book1.711.374.036.01
Net Income$288M$628.08M$169.68M$966.65M
7 Day Performance5.34%3.58%3.18%1.85%
1 Month Performance15.26%11.43%5.35%7.14%
1 Year Performance26.88%5.72%15.07%21.67%

International Paper Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SUZ
Suzano
2.4045 of 5 stars
$9.75
-1.0%
N/A+11.5%$12.91B$7.96B6.9620,907High Trading Volume
CF
CF Industries
4.6605 of 5 stars
$74.40
+0.2%
$85.00
+14.2%
+16.0%$13.60B$6.63B12.362,700Ex-Dividend
Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
SQM
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile
4.2804 of 5 stars
$49.50
+2.9%
$65.18
+31.7%
-34.3%$14.14B$7.47B7.027,682Upcoming Earnings
WRK
WestRock
4.2205 of 5 stars
$51.66
+1.1%
$47.60
-7.9%
+91.9%$13.28B$20.31B43.4156,100Analyst Forecast
Positive News
High Trading Volume
BG
Bunge Global
4.3464 of 5 stars
$103.42
-3.9%
$121.00
+17.0%
+16.1%$14.64B$59.54B8.3323,000
GFI
Gold Fields
1.785 of 5 stars
$16.80
+0.3%
$13.67
-18.7%
+7.8%$14.99B$4.50B0.006,297Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
EMN
Eastman Chemical
4.7405 of 5 stars
$100.73
-0.3%
$104.18
+3.4%
+20.4%$11.85B$9.21B12.9814,000
ALB
Albemarle
4.8711 of 5 stars
$135.46
+3.0%
$172.05
+27.0%
-37.6%$15.92B$9.62B49.269,000Insider Selling
RS
Reliance
3.872 of 5 stars
$290.76
-1.0%
$362.33
+24.6%
+20.9%$16.70B$14.81B13.5815,000Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
CE
Celanese
4.4713 of 5 stars
$159.71
-0.3%
$156.22
-2.2%
+46.3%$17.39B$10.94B8.7912,410Analyst Forecast

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This page (NYSE:IP) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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