NYSE:IP - International Paper Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $62.92
  • Forecasted Upside: 20.87 %
  • Number of Analysts: 14
  • Breakdown:
  • 3 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 6 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for IP

Analyst Price Target is $62.92
▲ +20.87% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 14 analysts offering 12 month price targets for International Paper in the last 3 months. The average price target is $62.92, with a high forecast of $96.00 and a low forecast of $50.00. The average price target represents a 20.87% upside from the last price of $52.06.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 14 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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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/19/2021Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$60.00Low
10/19/2021BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Neutral$60.00Low
10/13/2021TruistInitiated CoverageHold$50.00High
10/13/2021Truist SecuritiesInitiated CoverageHold$50.00High
10/8/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetOverweight$85.00 ➝ $78.00Low
9/28/2021UBS GroupBoost Price 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 Price TargetOverweight$66.00 ➝ $85.00Medium
6/4/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$78.00 ➝ $96.00Low
5/20/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyLow
5/6/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$48.00 ➝ $52.00Medium
4/30/2021KeyCorpBoost Price TargetUnderweight$47.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
4/19/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price Target$49.00 ➝ $58.00Low
4/5/2021KeyCorpBoost Price TargetUnderweight$41.00 ➝ $47.00Low
3/26/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$44.00 ➝ $48.00Low
2/5/2021Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$57.00Medium
2/5/2021KeyCorpLower Price TargetUnderweight$43.00 ➝ $41.00Medium
1/20/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Hold$40.00 ➝ $49.00Medium
1/12/2021UBS GroupInitiated CoverageSell$40.00High
1/12/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$37.00 ➝ $44.00Low
1/11/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$52.00 ➝ $62.00High
1/5/2021Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuyN/A
11/16/2020Smith Barney CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
10/30/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetUnderweight$31.00 ➝ $36.00Low
10/26/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price 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 Price TargetBuy$46.00 ➝ $49.00Medium
9/9/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price 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 Price TargetHold$46.00 ➝ $40.00High
5/1/2020CfraLower Price TargetHold$45.00 ➝ $36.00Low
5/1/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$32.00 ➝ $34.00Low
4/9/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$42.00 ➝ $32.00Low
4/9/2020KeyCorpLower Price 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 Price TargetHold$43.00Medium
10/31/2019KeyCorpReiterated RatingSell$38.00Low
10/17/2019CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$45.00 ➝ $43.00Low
10/9/2019StephensSet Price TargetHold$50.00Low
10/8/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$43.00 ➝ $42.00Medium
8/26/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price 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 Price TargetBuy$50.00Low
6/24/2019StephensDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$60.00Medium
4/16/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
4/10/2019UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$55.00 ➝ $54.00Low
4/5/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$53.00 ➝ $55.00Low
4/5/2019Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$54.00 ➝ $47.00Medium
4/1/2019BarclaysLower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$40.00 ➝ $39.00Medium
2/1/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$54.00High
2/1/2019CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy$53.00High
1/23/2019StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$50.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
1/17/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price 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 Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$45.00 ➝ $44.00Medium
10/29/2018ArgusLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$70.00 ➝ $55.00Medium
10/29/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetHold$55.00High
10/23/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$55.00High
10/23/2018Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ NeutralHigh
10/11/2018CitigroupLower Price 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 Price TargetHold$57.00Low
7/30/2018BarclaysLower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$55.00 ➝ $52.00Low
7/27/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$70.00 ➝ $66.00Low
7/23/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$71.00 ➝ $65.00Low
7/9/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$62.00 ➝ $70.00Medium
7/5/2018StephensReiterated RatingHold$57.00Medium
6/18/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold$64.00Low
6/6/2018StephensSet Price 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 Price 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 Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$52.00 ➝ $55.00Low
2/2/2018DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetBuy$74.00Low
2/1/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$66.00 ➝ $70.00Medium
1/25/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$70.00Low
1/10/2018StephensSet Price TargetHold$66.00Low
1/8/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform$65.00 ➝ $70.00Low
1/2/2018KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldMedium
1/2/2018Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$66.00High
11/24/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$62.00Low
10/30/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweight$50.00 ➝ $52.00N/A
10/30/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldN/A
10/27/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$63.00 ➝ $66.00N/A
10/24/2017StephensInitiated CoverageEqual ➝ Equal Weight$60.00N/A
10/23/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$65.00N/A
10/12/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldN/A
10/9/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold$54.00 ➝ $56.00N/A
8/21/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$65.00Medium
8/18/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$66.00Low
8/17/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/14/2017DA DavidsonUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$53.75 ➝ $62.00Medium
8/2/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingSell$50.00Medium
7/28/2017Vertical ResearchReiterated RatingBuyMedium
7/27/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldHigh
7/14/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$65.00 ➝ $66.00Low
7/13/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$60.00 ➝ $64.00Medium
6/29/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLow
5/1/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweight$45.00 ➝ $48.00Low
4/29/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$63.00 ➝ $65.00Low
4/25/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$50.00 ➝ $54.00Low
4/22/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutralLow
4/19/2017Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$50.00 ➝ $56.00Medium
4/12/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$63.00Medium
2/21/2017Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingNeutral$61.00 ➝ $62.00N/A
2/6/2017BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$50.00 ➝ $45.00N/A
2/3/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$65.00 ➝ $62.00N/A
2/3/2017DA DavidsonDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$59.00 ➝ $59.00N/A
1/31/2017BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformN/A
1/26/2017CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyN/A
1/25/2017BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$62.00N/A
1/20/2017Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$55.00 ➝ $65.00N/A
10/20/2016Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$51.00N/A
(Data available from 10/20/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.30 (Hold)

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).

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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 involves in the manufacturing of containerboards, which include linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. The Global Cellulose Fibers segment offers cellulose fibers product portfolio includes fluff, market, and specialty pulps. The Printing Papers segment includes manufacturing of the 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: $52.06
Low: $51.73
High: $52.50

50 Day Range

MA: $57.30
Low: $52.06
High: $60.30

52 Week Range

Now: $52.06
Low: $42.48
High: $65.27


3,800,354 shs

Average Volume

2,671,441 shs

Market Capitalization

$20.35 billion

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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, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Exane BNP Paribas, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., KeyCorp, Morgan Stanley, Seaport Global Securities, Smith Barney Citigroup, Stephens, Truist, Truist Securities, UBS Group AG, Wells Fargo & Company, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for International Paper?

13 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for International Paper in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $62.92, suggesting a possible upside of 20.9%. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting IP will reach $96.00 in the next twelve months. KeyCorp has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $50.00 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 6 buy ratings 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 Black Knight, Domtar, Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Resolute Forest Products, Neenah, Glatfelter and Clearwater 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.