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

International Paper Co. (IP): $36.83

0.53 (-1.42%)

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IP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $36.83 52-week high $41.89
Prev. close $37.36 52-week low $29.00
Day low $36.80 Volume 110,481
Day high $37.13 Avg. volume 3,121,648
50-day MA $34.37 Dividend yield 4.97%
200-day MA $33.92 Market Cap 12.74B

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IP POWR Grades

  • Quality is the dimension where IP ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 83.77% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for IP is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • IP's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 18.23% of US stocks).

IP Stock Summary

  • IP's went public 37.95 years ago, making it older than 93.02% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 50.66, INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO P/E ratio is greater than that of about 86.8% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The volatility of INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO's share price is greater than that of only 8.35% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to IP, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are TAP, TFII, EXPD, WERN, and GHC.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 26.1; this is 74.58% higher than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • IP's price/earnings ratio has moved up 69.1 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 2023-12-01 0.7 1.4 50.7 26.1
IP 2023-11-30 0.7 1.4 50.3 26.0
IP 2023-11-29 0.6 1.4 48.8 25.4
IP 2023-11-28 0.6 1.3 46.7 24.7
IP 2023-11-27 0.6 1.3 46.5 24.7
IP 2023-11-24 0.6 1.3 44.9 24.1

IP Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 2.82%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -36.55%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 167.12%.
Over the past 34 months, IP's revenue has gone down $924,000,000.

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
2022-12-31 21,161 2,174 1,504
2022-09-30 18,698 1,520 1,929
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

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)

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 (IP) Down 11% in a Year: Will It Recover?

International Paper's (IP) price performance has been reflecting declines in prices and volumes due to lower consumer spending, as well as higher costs.

Yahoo | November 23, 2023

How International Paper Is Making a Difference

NORTHAMPTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / November 22, 2023 / International Paper CompanyOriginally published in International Paper's 2022 Sustainability ReportCommunity investment We mobilize our people, products and resources to address critical needs in ...

Yahoo | November 22, 2023

Mayor of Beaverton Makes Proclamation for International Paper

NORTHAMPTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / November 21, 2023 / The Mayor of Beaverton, Oregon, declared November 14, 2023 as International Paper Day, in recognition of the company's many contributions to the community. Proclamations are ceremonial documents, ...

Yahoo | November 21, 2023

Recruitment, Development and Retention for International Paper Employees

NORTHAMPTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / November 16, 2023 / International Paper CompanyOriginally published in International Paper's 2022 Sustainability ReportSince our people are our greatest competitive advantage, it makes good business sense to attract ...

Yahoo | November 16, 2023

International Paper Chairman and CEO to Speak at Citi 2023 Basic Materials Conference

International Paper (NYSE: IP) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mark S. Sutton will speak at the Citi 2023 Basic Materials Conference on November 29, 2023. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 8:45 a.m. ET and will be followed by a question and answer session.

Yahoo | November 14, 2023

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IP Price Returns

1-mo 7.99%
3-mo 10.28%
6-mo 19.24%
1-year 6.47%
3-year -13.86%
5-year 2.99%
YTD 12.28%
2022 -23.04%
2021 -2.01%
2020 13.83%
2019 19.47%
2018 -27.72%

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