NYSE:IP - International Paper Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $50.80
  • Forecasted Upside: 15.56 %
  • Number of Analysts: 12
  • Breakdown:
  • 2 Sell Ratings
  • 9 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for IP

Analyst Price Target is $50.80
▲ +15.56% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 12 analysts offering 12 month price targets for International Paper in the last 3 months. The average price target is $50.80, with a high forecast of $60.00 and a low forecast of $37.00. The average price target represents a 15.56% upside from the last price of $43.96.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 12 polled 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
7/19/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price Target$48.00 ➝ $44.00Low
7/18/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$58.00 ➝ $47.00Low
7/1/2022KeyCorpLower Price TargetUnderweight$41.00 ➝ $37.00Low
6/21/2022CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$53.00 ➝ $46.00Low
4/18/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price Target$47.00 ➝ $48.00Low
4/8/2022CitigroupLower Price Target$54.00 ➝ $53.00High
1/28/2022Seaport Res PtnDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
1/28/2022KeyCorpLower Price TargetUnderweight$44.00 ➝ $41.00Medium
1/20/2022Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium
1/12/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetOverweight$78.00 ➝ $65.00Low
1/4/2022CitigroupLower Price Target$59.00 ➝ $53.00Medium
11/12/2021BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyHigh
11/8/2021KeyCorpLower Price TargetUnderweight$50.00 ➝ $44.00Low
11/1/2021Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$80.00 ➝ $55.00Medium
10/28/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price 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 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
2/5/2021KeyCorpLower 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
10/11/2018CitigroupLower 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
(Data available from 8/11/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.28 (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).

News Sentiment Over Time

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Current Sentiment

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International Paper logo
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. It operates through two segments: Industrial Packaging and Global Cellulose Fibers. The Industrial Packaging segment manufactures containerboards, including linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. The Global Cellulose Fibers segment provides fluff, market, and specialty pulps that are used in absorbent hygiene products, such as baby diapers, feminine care, adult incontinence, and other non-woven products; tissue and paper products; and non-absorbent end applications, including textiles, filtration, construction material, paints and coatings, reinforced plastics, and other applications. It sells its products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers, and paper distributors. The company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.
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Today's Range

Now: $43.96
Low: $43.63
High: $43.98

50 Day Range

MA: $43.08
Low: $41.12
High: $47.93

52 Week Range

Now: $43.96
Low: $40.21
High: $60.39


14,970 shs

Average Volume

2,701,133 shs

Market Capitalization

$15.91 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: Bank of America Co., BMO Capital Markets, BNP Paribas, Citigroup Inc., Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Exane BNP Paribas, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., KeyCorp, Royal Bank of Canada, Seaport Res Ptn, 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?

10 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for International Paper in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $50.80, suggesting a possible upside of 17.0%. BNP Paribas has the highest price target set, predicting IP will reach $60.00 in the next twelve months. KeyCorp has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $37.00 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 2 sell ratings, 9 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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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.