Important Facts About International Paper Company Stock

Consumer Cyclical sector company International Paper Company posted a 1.5% performance today, while the S&P 500 returned 0.76%.

International Paper Company operates as a packaging company primarily in United States, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Pacific Rim, Asia, and rest of the Americas. The company is based in Memphis and has 38,000 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $13,539,142,866. International Paper Company currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 5.0% per year.

10 analysts are following International Paper Company and have set target prices ranging from $25 to $38 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of hold. At today's prices, IP is trading 17.22% away from its average analyst target price of $32.25 per share.

Over the last year, IP shares have gone down by -21.1%, which represents a difference of -12.7% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $50.23 per share and its 52 week low is $30.69. Although International Paper Company's average free cash flow over the last four years has been $2,042,333,333, they have been decreasing at an average rate of -18.4%. For this reason, investors may continue to shun the stock.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ MM) Capital expenditures ($ MM) Free Cash Flow ($ MM) YoY Growth (%)
2021-12-31 2,030 -549 1,481 -35.94
2020-12-31 3,063 -751 2,312 -0.94
2019-12-31 3,610 -1,276 2,334 n/a
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