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International Paper (IP) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$45.72
-0.15 (-0.33%)
(As of 07/19/2024 ET)

International Paper - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Consensus Rating

Based on 9 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for International Paper in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy." Out of the 9 analysts, 3 have given a hold rating, 5 have given a buy rating, and 1 has given a strong buy rating for IP.

Consensus Price Target

$47.81
4.58% Upside
High Forecast$57.00
Average Forecast$47.81
Low Forecast$42.00

According to the 9 analysts' twelve-month price targets for International Paper, the average price target is $47.81. The highest price target for IP is $57.00, while the lowest price target for IP is $42.00. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 4.58% from the current price of $45.72.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/22/23 to 7/21/24
1 Month Ago
6/22/23 to 6/21/24
3 Months Ago
4/23/23 to 4/22/24
1 Year Ago
7/22/22 to 7/22/23
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Reduce
Strong Buy
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
5 Buy rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
Hold
3 Hold rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
Sell
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$47.81$44.71$37.13$35.09
Forecasted Upside4.58% Upside16.31% Upside7.40% Upside0.15% Upside
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IP Analyst Recommendations By Month

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IP Price Targets by Month

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International Paper Stock vs. The Competition

TypeInternational PaperBasic Materials CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.78
2.63
2.51
Consensus RatingModerate BuyModerate BuyModerate Buy
Predicted Upside4.58% Upside390.31% Upside10.04% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
7/16/2024Truist Financial
1 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$52.00 ➝ $55.00+24.27%
7/10/2024Wells Fargo & Company
3 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$41.00 ➝ $43.00+1.42%
7/9/2024Stifel Nicolaus
4 of 5 stars
 Initiated CoverageHold$48.70+12.86%
6/28/2024Seaport Res Ptn
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M. Weintraub
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UpgradeHold ➝ Strong-Buy
5/23/2024Jefferies Financial Group
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 UpgradeHold ➝ Buy$38.00 ➝ $57.00+35.38%
3/20/2024Citigroup
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 UpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$36.00 ➝ $46.00+18.65%
3/4/2024Bank of America
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 UpgradeUnderperform ➝ Buy$37.00 ➝ $42.00+19.83%
2/26/2024Argus
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 DowngradeBuy ➝ Hold
2/2/2024Royal Bank of Canada
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 Reiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$43.00+28.70%
7/19/2023UBS Group
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 Lower TargetNeutral$33.00 ➝ $32.00+2.04%
5/1/2023Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
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 Lower Target$31.00 ➝ $27.00-19.64%
4/28/202351job
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 Reiterated RatingMaintains
4/28/202358.com
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10/28/2022BMO Capital Markets
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 Lower Target$60.00 ➝ $50.00+51.56%
9/30/2022KeyCorp
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 Lower TargetUnderweight$37.00 ➝ $27.00-15.86%

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IP Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is International Paper's forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 9 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for International Paper is $47.81, with a high forecast of $57.00 and a low forecast of $42.00.

Should I buy or sell International Paper stock right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for International Paper in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings, 5 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" IP shares.

Does International Paper's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, International Paper's stock has a predicted upside of 19.90% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

Has International Paper been upgraded by Wall Street analysts recently?

Over the previous 90 days, International Paper's stock had 2 upgrades by analysts.

What analysts cover International Paper?

International Paper has been rated by research analysts at Jefferies Financial Group, Seaport Res Ptn, Stifel Nicolaus, Truist Financial, and Wells Fargo & Company in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like International Paper more than its competitors?

Analysts like International Paper more than other "basic materials" companies. The consensus rating score for International Paper is 2.78 while the average consensus rating score for "basic materials" companies is 2.64. Learn more on how IP compares to other companies.


This page (NYSE:IP) was last updated on 7/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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