International Paper Co. (IP): Price and Financial Metrics

International Paper Co. (IP): $32.57

0.87 (+2.74%)

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IP POWR Grades

  • Quality is the dimension where IP ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 91.63% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for IP is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • IP ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 4th percentile.

IP Stock Summary

  • INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.22% of US equities in our set.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -42.5%, INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO's debt growth rate surpasses merely 7.38% of about US stocks.
  • INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 58.6%, greater than the shareholder yield of 96.81% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to IP, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are KNX, ALK, WHR, JBLU, and USM.
  • IP's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO's official web site, go to

IP Valuation Summary

  • IP's price/sales ratio is 0.6; this is 25% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • IP's price/earnings ratio has moved up 35 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for IP.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
IP 2022-09-22 0.6 1.4 6.6 8.2
IP 2022-09-21 0.7 1.4 6.7 8.3
IP 2022-09-20 0.7 1.4 6.8 8.4
IP 2022-09-19 0.7 1.5 7.2 8.6
IP 2022-09-16 0.7 1.4 6.9 8.4
IP 2022-09-15 0.8 1.6 7.8 9.1

IP Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -1.74%.
  • The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -51.64%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 74.57%.
IP's revenue has moved down $3,819,000,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows IP's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 19,010 1,730 1,842
2022-03-31 19,237 2,106 1,763
2021-12-31 19,363 2,030 1,752
2021-09-30 21,932 2,712 1,798
2021-06-30 21,341 2,802 1,138
2021-03-31 20,591 2,926 972

IP's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • IP has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 94.75% of graded US stocks.
  • IP's asset turnover comes in at 0.707 -- ranking 17th of 21 Business Supplies stocks.
  • RFP, SWM, and ITP are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with IP.

The table below shows IP's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.707 0.300 0.078
2021-06-30 0.675 0.299 0.053
2021-03-31 0.646 0.297 0.047
2020-12-31 0.637 0.302 0.033
2020-09-30 0.636 0.310 0.040
2020-06-30 0.640 0.314 0.044

IP Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of IP, see our IP price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $67.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.68 (Moderate Buy)

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IP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $32.57 52-week high $56.57
Prev. close $31.70 52-week low $31.13
Day low $31.80 Volume 554,848
Day high $32.58 Avg. volume 3,213,907
50-day MA $40.25 Dividend yield 5.84%
200-day MA $44.44 Market Cap 11.79B

International Paper Co. (IP) Company Bio

The International Paper Company (NYSEIP) is an American pulp and paper company, the largest such company in the world.[7] It has approximately 56,000 employees,[8] and is headquartered in MemphisTennessee. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Below are the latest news stories about INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate IP as an investment opportunity.

International Paper Addresses Food Insecurity by Donating Funds and Boxes to Feeding America(R)

International Paper Company International Paper, one of the world's leading producers of renewable, fiber-based packaging and pulp, recently made a $105,000 donation to Feeding America® to bolster year-round hunger-relief efforts across the country. The donation is the result of the company's employee match program and provides additional funding to help member food banks continue to serve people who face hunger in their communities.

Yahoo | September 29, 2022

Sophie Beckham, International Paper CSO, on the Vision 2030 Goals

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Yahoo | September 28, 2022

International Paper Announces Price Determination with Respect to Cash Tender Offer for Certain of its Outstanding Notes for up to $497.658 Million Combined Aggregate Principal Amount

International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) (the "Company") announced today the pricing terms for its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Offer") for up to $497.658 million combined aggregate principal amount (the "Aggregate Maximum Amount") of its outstanding 8.700% Notes due 2038 (the "8.700% Notes"), 7.75% Notes due 2025 (the "7.75% Notes"), 7.35% Notes due 2025 (the "7.35% Notes"), 7.30% Notes due 2039 (the "7.30% Notes"), 7.20% Notes due 2026 (the "7.20% Notes"), 7.15% Notes due 2027 (t

Yahoo | September 26, 2022

International Paper to Release Third-Quarter Earnings on October 27, 2022

International Paper (NYSE: IP) will release third-quarter earnings on Thursday, October 27, 2022 before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange.

Yahoo | September 26, 2022

International Paper Announces Upsizing and Early Results of Cash Tender Offer for up to $497.658 Million Combined Aggregate Principal Amount of its Outstanding Notes

International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) (the "Company") announced today the early tender results as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on September 23, 2022 (the "Early Tender Deadline") for its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Offer") for up to $400 million combined aggregate principal amount, which the Company has increased by $97.658 million to up to $497.658 million combined aggregate principal amount (the "Aggregate Maximum Amount") of its outstanding 8.700% Notes due 2038 (the "8

Yahoo | September 26, 2022

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IP Price Returns

1-mo -20.43%
3-mo -20.89%
6-mo -27.25%
1-year -36.38%
3-year -5.25%
5-year -30.37%
YTD -28.54%
2021 -2.01%
2020 13.83%
2019 19.47%
2018 -27.72%
2017 13.13%

IP Dividends

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