Analyzing Market Trends for IP Stock

Large-cap Basic Materials company International Paper has logged a -1.8% change today on a trading volume of 5,867,925. The average volume for the stock is 4,837,185.

International Paper Company produces and sells renewable fiber-based packaging and pulp products in North America, Latin America, Europe, and North Africa. Based in Memphis, United States the company has 39,000 full time employees and a market cap of $12,851,813,376. International Paper currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 4.9% per year.

The company is now trading -8.34% away from its average analyst target price of $40.52 per share. The 5 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $36.6 to $43.0, and on average give International Paper a rating of hold.

Over the last 52 weeks, IP stock has risen 2.2%, which amounts to a -21.2% difference compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $41.28 whereas its 52 week low is $29.01 per share. With its net margins declining an average -25.7% over the last 6 years, International Paper may not have a strong enough profitability trend to support its stock price.

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Net Profit ($ k) Net Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023 18,916,000 288,000 2 -71.43
2022 21,161,000 1,504,000 7 -22.22
2021 19,363,000 1,752,000 9 200.0
2020 17,565,000 482,000 3 -57.14
2019 18,317,000 1,220,000 7 -22.22
2018 23,306,000 2,012,000 9
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