International Paper Company (NYSE: IP), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 23.88 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for International Paper Company is 58.35 (with a change from open of 0.95%), this in conjunction with a target price of 58.11. Volume today has so far reached 1435513, with an average volume of about 2324.83. The GAP for this stock, is 1.03%.
The P/E ratio is 30.53, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 13.3. The current EPS for International Paper Company, is 1.87, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -1.90%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 7.82%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for International Paper Company, EPS is looking like it will grow 18.33% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 10.72%. Quarter over quarter is -38.60% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 7.80%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -5.60%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -4.10%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.60% and institutional ownership is 85.50%. Shares outstanding is 417.46, while shares float is at a value of 410.49. Float short for International Paper Company is 1.69% and the short ratio is 2.98.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.37, while the total debt/equity comes to 2.46. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.6, and the quick ratio is 1. The most recent gross margin is 27.90% and their operating margin is 6.80%. The profit margin is 3.60%.
International Paper Company has seen returns on assets of 2.40%, and on investment, 8.30%. Return on equity is 18.20%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.85. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.11, with Price/book ratio coming to 5.2 and Price/cash is 23.93, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 68.83.
The simple moving averages are 3.25% and 12.70% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -0.87% and the 52 week low is 33.98%.
International Paper Company has a dividend yield of 3.23%, with a current price of 58.35. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 95.60%. This is in an industry, Packaging & Containers, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Consumer Goods. International Paper Company is based in USA.
Performance in the Packaging & Containers industry means that International Paper Company has seen performance for the past week of 0.81%, with performance for the month coming to 3.85%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 13.83%, and for the half year the performance is 29.52%. Volatility for this week is 1.26% and for the month this is 1.35%.
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