International Paper - IP Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $38.82
  • Forecasted Upside: -4.46%
  • Number of Analysts: 9
  • Breakdown:
  • 3 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$40.63
▲ +0.09 (0.22%)

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Analyst Price Target for IP

Analyst Price Target is $38.82
▼ -4.46% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 9 analysts offering 12 month price targets for International Paper in the last 3 months. The average price target is $38.82, with a high forecast of $50.00 and a low forecast of $27.00. The average price target represents a -4.46% upside from the last price of $40.63.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 9 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in International Paper. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 4 sell ratings
8/16/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 6 hold ratings
  • 4 sell ratings
11/14/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 8 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
2/12/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 8 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
5/13/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 9 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
8/11/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 6 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
11/9/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 0 buy ratings
  • 6 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
1/8/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 5 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
2/7/2023

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 5 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/3/2023UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$31.00 ➝ $43.00N/A
2/2/2023CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$36.00 ➝ $44.00Low
2/2/2023ArgusBoost TargetBuy$43.00 ➝ $50.00Low
2/1/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$36.00 ➝ $40.00Low
2/1/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$32.00 ➝ $38.00Low
2/1/2023Truist FinancialBoost TargetHold$30.00 ➝ $38.00Low
1/4/2023CitigroupBoost Target$34.00 ➝ $36.00Low
10/28/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$38.00 ➝ $36.00Low
10/28/2022Truist FinancialLower TargetHold$40.00 ➝ $34.00Low
10/28/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$35.00 ➝ $32.00Low
10/28/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower Target$60.00 ➝ $50.00Low
10/18/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeHold ➝ Sell$44.00 ➝ $29.00Low
10/13/2022Bank of AmericaLower Target$46.00 ➝ $37.00Low
10/11/2022CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$46.00 ➝ $34.00Low
10/6/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$47.00 ➝ $35.00Low
9/30/2022KeyCorpLower TargetUnderweight$37.00 ➝ $27.00Low
9/29/2022Truist FinancialLower TargetHold$51.00 ➝ $40.00Low
9/16/2022Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeHold ➝ Underperform$40.00 ➝ $31.00Low
7/19/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$48.00 ➝ $44.00Low
7/18/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$58.00 ➝ $47.00Low
7/1/2022KeyCorpLower TargetUnderweight$41.00 ➝ $37.00Low
6/21/2022CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$53.00 ➝ $46.00Low
4/18/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$47.00 ➝ $48.00Low
4/8/2022CitigroupLower Target$54.00 ➝ $53.00High
1/28/2022Seaport Res PtnDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
1/28/2022KeyCorpLower TargetUnderweight$44.00 ➝ $41.00Medium
1/20/2022Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium
1/12/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$78.00 ➝ $65.00Low
1/4/2022CitigroupLower Target$59.00 ➝ $53.00Medium
11/12/2021BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyHigh
11/8/2021KeyCorpLower TargetUnderweight$50.00 ➝ $44.00Low
11/1/2021Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$80.00 ➝ $55.00Medium
10/28/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$53.00 ➝ $57.00Medium
10/19/2021Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$60.00Low
10/19/2021BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Neutral$60.00Low
10/13/2021Truist FinancialInitiated CoverageHold$50.00High
10/8/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$85.00 ➝ $78.00Low
9/28/2021UBS GroupBoost TargetSell$47.00 ➝ $52.00Medium
6/28/2021StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$58.00 ➝ $80.00High
6/11/2021ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$75.00Low
6/7/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$66.00 ➝ $85.00Medium
6/4/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$78.00 ➝ $96.00Low
5/20/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyLow
5/6/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$48.00 ➝ $52.00Medium
4/30/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetUnderweight$47.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
4/19/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$49.00 ➝ $58.00Low
4/5/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetUnderweight$41.00 ➝ $47.00Low
3/26/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$44.00 ➝ $48.00Low
2/5/2021KeyCorpLower TargetUnderweight$43.00 ➝ $41.00Medium
1/20/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetPositive ➝ Hold$40.00 ➝ $49.00Medium
1/12/2021UBS GroupInitiated CoverageSell$40.00High
1/12/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$37.00 ➝ $44.00Low
1/11/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$52.00 ➝ $62.00High
1/5/2021Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuyN/A
11/16/2020Smith Barney CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
10/30/2020KeyCorpBoost TargetUnderweight$31.00 ➝ $36.00Low
10/26/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$29.00 ➝ $37.00Low
10/12/2020BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$40.00 ➝ $53.00High
10/9/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$38.00 ➝ $52.00Medium
9/15/2020Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$46.00 ➝ $49.00Medium
9/9/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$36.00 ➝ $38.00Medium
8/21/2020ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
7/31/2020DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/30/2020KeyCorpReiterated RatingSell$31.00High
7/16/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
6/15/2020Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageUnderweight$29.00High
5/26/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$46.00 ➝ $40.00High
5/1/2020CfraLower TargetHold$45.00 ➝ $36.00Low
5/1/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$32.00 ➝ $34.00Low
4/9/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$42.00 ➝ $32.00Low
4/9/2020KeyCorpLower TargetUnderweight$38.00 ➝ $29.00High
2/14/2020Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$48.00 ➝ $48.00Low
12/10/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$40.00Low
12/2/2019Exane BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageOutperform$53.00Low
12/2/2019BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageOutperform$53.00Low
11/1/2019Royal Bank of CanadaSet TargetHold$43.00Medium
10/31/2019KeyCorpReiterated RatingSell$38.00Low
10/17/2019CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$45.00 ➝ $43.00Low
10/9/2019StephensSet TargetHold$50.00Low
10/8/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetMarket Perform$43.00 ➝ $42.00Medium
8/26/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetMarket Perform$47.00 ➝ $43.00Low
7/25/2019KeyCorpReiterated RatingSell$38.00Medium
7/15/2019KeyCorpDowngradeSector Weight ➝ Underweight$38.00Medium
7/11/2019CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$53.00 ➝ $45.00Low
7/3/2019KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLow
6/24/2019UBS GroupSet TargetBuy$50.00Low
6/24/2019StephensDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$60.00Medium
4/16/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
4/10/2019UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$55.00 ➝ $54.00Low
4/5/2019CitigroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$53.00 ➝ $55.00Low
4/5/2019Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$54.00 ➝ $47.00Medium
4/1/2019BarclaysLower TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$40.00 ➝ $39.00Medium
2/1/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$54.00High
2/1/2019CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy$53.00High
1/23/2019StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$50.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
1/17/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy ➝ Hold$55.00 ➝ $46.00Low
1/9/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
1/8/2019Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$49.00Medium
10/29/2018BarclaysLower TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$45.00 ➝ $44.00Medium
10/29/2018ArgusLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$70.00 ➝ $55.00Medium
10/29/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet TargetHold$55.00High
10/23/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$55.00High
10/11/2018CitigroupLower TargetBuy$67.00 ➝ $51.00Medium
10/10/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$53.00High
10/9/2018BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$66.00 ➝ $51.00High
9/11/2018StephensSet TargetHold$57.00Low
7/30/2018BarclaysLower TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$55.00 ➝ $52.00Low
7/27/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$70.00 ➝ $66.00Low
7/23/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$71.00 ➝ $65.00Low
7/9/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$62.00 ➝ $70.00Medium
7/5/2018StephensReiterated RatingHold$57.00Medium
6/18/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold$64.00Low
6/6/2018StephensSet TargetHold$66.00Medium
6/6/2018BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$65.00 ➝ $70.00Medium
6/6/2018Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$65.69 ➝ $67.00High
6/1/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$50.00 ➝ $66.94High
4/26/2018KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLow
4/17/2018Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$53.75 ➝ $56.00Low
3/29/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$63.00Medium
3/27/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetMarket Perform$60.00 ➝ $53.00Low
3/7/2018BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformHigh
3/7/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$60.00High
2/12/2018BarclaysBoost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$52.00 ➝ $55.00Low
(Data available from 2/7/2018 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.61 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 8 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
7/12/2022
  • 4 very positive mentions
  • 24 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
8/11/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 16 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
9/10/2022
  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 9 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
10/10/2022
  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 26 positive mentions
  • 4 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
11/9/2022
  • 9 very positive mentions
  • 18 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
12/9/2022
  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 9 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
1/8/2023
  • 21 very positive mentions
  • 41 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
2/7/2023

Current Sentiment

  • 21 very positive mentions
  • 41 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
International Paper logo
International Paper Co. engages in the manufacture of paper and packaging products. It operates through the following segments: Industrial Packaging, Global Cellulose Fibers, and Printing Papers. The Industrial Packaging segment is involved in manufacturing containerboards, which include linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. The Global Cellulose Fibers segment offers cellulose fibers products such as fluff, market, and specialty pulps. The Printing Papers segment includes the manufacture of printing and writing papers. The company was founded by Hugh J. Chisholm in 1898 and is headquartered in Memphis, TN.
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Today's Range

Now: $40.63
Low: $40.09
High: $40.66

50 Day Range

MA: $36.79
Low: $34.36
High: $41.82

52 Week Range

Now: $40.63
Low: $30.69
High: $50.23

Volume

768,527 shs

Average Volume

3,349,157 shs

Market Capitalization

$14.45 billion

P/E Ratio

9.98

Dividend Yield

4.47%

Beta

1.05

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of International Paper?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued research reports on International Paper in the last twelve months: Argus, Bank of America Co., BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., KeyCorp, Royal Bank of Canada, StockNews.com, Truist Financial Co., UBS Group AG, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for International Paper?

11 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for International Paper in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $38.82, suggesting a possible downside of 4.5%. BMO Capital Markets has the highest price target set, predicting IP will reach $50.00 in the next twelve months. KeyCorp has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $27.00 for International Paper in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for International Paper?

International Paper currently has 3 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in IP, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with International Paper?

Other companies that are similar to International Paper include Suzano, Bunge, Westlake, Celanese and FMC. Learn More about companies similar to International Paper.

How do I contact International Paper's investor relations team?

International Paper's physical mailing address is 6400 POPLAR AVENUE, MEMPHIS TN, 38197. The basic materials company's listed phone number is (901) 419-9000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for International Paper is www.internationalpaper.com. Learn More about contacing International Paper investor relations.