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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.18
IP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. IP: 0.18 )
IP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.18

0.03
0.41
Equity to Asset 0.23
IP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. IP: 0.23 )
IP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.37
Current: 0.23

0.16
0.37
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.12
M-Score: -2.84
WACC vs ROIC
7.84%
8.74%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.21
IP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.27 vs. IP: 6.21 )
IP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.57   Max: 12.73
Current: 6.21

-1.57
12.73
Net-margin (%) 2.12
IP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. IP: 2.12 )
IP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.16   Max: 5.82
Current: 2.12

-5.16
5.82
ROE (%) 7.90
IP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.12 vs. IP: 7.90 )
IP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -19.97   Max: 19.62
Current: 7.9

-19.97
19.62
ROA (%) 1.84
IP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. IP: 1.84 )
IP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.02   Max: 5.05
Current: 1.84

-5.02
5.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.01
IP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.02 vs. IP: 10.01 )
IP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.31   Max: 18.27
Current: 10.01

-2.31
18.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.80
IP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. IP: 3.80 )
IP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.1   Max: 10.6
Current: 3.8

-10.1
10.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.20
IP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. IP: 8.20 )
IP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26.2   Max: 61.2
Current: 8.2

-26.2
61.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 26.70
IP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. IP: 26.70 )
IP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -48.9   Max: 114.1
Current: 26.7

-48.9
114.1
» IP's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

IP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 16,174 sh (+294.49%)
Jim Simons 685,891 sh (+192.62%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 89,217 sh (+155.41%)
Steven Cohen 553,549 sh (+87.92%)
Joel Greenblatt 175,644 sh (+45.69%)
Pioneer Investments 1,246,263 sh (+7.64%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 165,200 sh (+2.8%)
Richard Snow 1,192,437 sh (+1.73%)
Daniel Loeb 3,000,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 8,039,636 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 54,660 sh (-0.18%)
Ray Dalio 74,124 sh (-20.83%)
Daniel Loeb 3,000,000 sh (-25%)
Jeremy Grantham 47,195 sh (-57.63%)
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Q2 2014

IP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Dreman 6,234 sh (New)
Richard Perry 2,150,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 236,861 sh (+34.85%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 117,892 sh (+32.14%)
Richard Snow 1,377,090 sh (+15.49%)
Ray Dalio 85,554 sh (+15.42%)
Brian Rogers 8,039,636 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 5,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 54,660 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 668,108 sh (-46.39%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,000 sh (-62.9%)
Jeremy Grantham 6,500 sh (-86.23%)
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Q3 2014

IP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Richard Perry 2,664,000 sh (+23.91%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 134,406 sh (+14.01%)
Joel Greenblatt 266,946 sh (+12.7%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,376 sh (+6.27%)
Richard Snow 1,439,142 sh (+4.51%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 171,500 sh (+3.81%)
Mario Gabelli 54,660 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 796,728 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Brian Rogers 7,403,436 sh (-7.91%)
David Dreman 5,168 sh (-17.1%)
Ray Dalio 53,454 sh (-37.52%)
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Q4 2014

IP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 658,763 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,866 sh (+195.89%)
Pioneer Investments 1,265,465 sh (+58.83%)
Joel Greenblatt 295,367 sh (+10.65%)
Richard Snow 1,553,442 sh (+7.94%)
Richard Perry 2,664,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 7,403,436 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Ray Dalio 53,254 sh (-0.37%)
Mario Gabelli 53,460 sh (-2.2%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 123,891 sh (-7.82%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with IP

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Richard Snow 2014-12-31 Add 7.94%0.18%$45.25 - $55.25 $ 56.249%1553442
David Dreman 2014-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$45.25 - $55.25 $ 56.249%0
Richard Perry 2014-09-30 Add 23.91%0.89%$47 - $50.65 $ 56.2416%2664000
Brian Rogers 2014-09-30 Reduce -7.91%0.11%$47 - $50.65 $ 56.2416%7403436
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 Reduce -37.52%0.01%$47 - $50.65 $ 56.2416%53454
Richard Perry 2014-06-30 New Buy2.9%$44.246 - $48.357 $ 56.2422%2150000
Daniel Loeb 2014-06-30 Sold Out 2%$44.246 - $48.357 $ 56.2422%0
Richard Snow 2014-06-30 Add 15.49%0.32%$44.246 - $48.357 $ 56.2422%1377090
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 34.85%0.04%$44.246 - $48.357 $ 56.2422%236861
David Dreman 2014-06-30 New Buy0.02%$44.246 - $48.357 $ 56.2422%6234
Daniel Loeb 2014-03-31 Reduce -25%0.85%$44.38 - $48.69 $ 56.2420%3000000
John Burbank 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.07%$44.38 - $48.69 $ 56.2420%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 45.69%0.04%$44.38 - $48.69 $ 56.2420%175644
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce -20.83%0.01%$44.38 - $48.69 $ 56.2420%74124
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Preferred stocks of International Paper Co

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
INPAP101.003.90USD 4.00 Cum.Preferred Shares

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 28.10
IP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
56% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 23.00 vs. IP: 28.10 )
IP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 61.72
Current: 28.1

5.3
61.72
Forward P/E 12.97
IP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IP: 12.97 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 28.80
IP's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
56% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 22.30 vs. IP: 28.80 )
IP' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.92   Max: 76.97
Current: 28.8

4.92
76.97
P/B 4.60
IP's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. IP: 4.60 )
IP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 4.6
Current: 4.6

0.42
4.6
P/S 0.80
IP's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. IP: 0.80 )
IP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.8

0.07
0.95
PFCF 32.30
IP's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 63.11 vs. IP: 32.30 )
IP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 90.03
Current: 32.3

1.02
90.03
POCF 8.27
IP's POCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.18 vs. IP: 8.27 )
IP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 18.7
Current: 8.27

0.56
18.7
EV-to-EBIT 18.92
IP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.64 vs. IP: 18.92 )
IP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -192.3   Max: 304.3
Current: 18.92

-192.3
304.3
PEG 1.17
IP's PEG is ranked higher than
75% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IP: 1.17 )
IP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 9.53
Current: 1.17

0.37
9.53
Shiller P/E 43.60
IP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 40.13 vs. IP: 43.60 )
IP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.48   Max: 922.78
Current: 43.6

4.48
922.78
Current Ratio 1.67
IP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. IP: 1.67 )
IP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 2.37
Current: 1.67

0.88
2.37
Quick Ratio 1.16
IP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. IP: 1.16 )
IP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.98
Current: 1.16

0.47
1.98
Days Inventory 52.50
IP's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
77% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 63.38 vs. IP: 52.50 )
IP' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 43.14   Max: 68.88
Current: 52.5

43.14
68.88
Days Sales Outstanding 42.92
IP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
90% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 64.68 vs. IP: 42.92 )
IP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 35.73   Max: 52.56
Current: 42.92

35.73
52.56

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 2.70
IP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
66% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. IP: 2.70 )
IP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 24.8
Current: 2.7

0.35
24.8
Dividend Payout 1.11
IP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
61% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. IP: 1.11 )
IP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 3.13
Current: 1.11

0.03
3.13
Dividend growth (3y) 46.20
IP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
86% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. IP: 46.20 )
IP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -31.2   Max: 49.6
Current: 46.2

-31.2
49.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.05
IP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
98% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. IP: 6.05 )
IP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 55.54
Current: 6.05

0.78
55.54
Share Buyback Rate -1.10
IP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. IP: -1.10 )
IP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.4   Max: -17.4
Current: -1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 17.50
IP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. IP: 17.50 )
IP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 9.06
Current: 17.5

1.46
9.06
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.50
IP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. IP: 1.50 )
IP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.87
Current: 1.5

0.25
1.87
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
IP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. IP: 1.20 )
IP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 1.44
Current: 1.2

0.18
1.44
Price/Graham Number 3.20
IP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
54% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. IP: 3.20 )
IP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 16.3
Current: 3.2

0.81
16.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.30
IP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. IP: 5.30 )
IP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 11.6
Current: 5.3

0.3
11.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 7.60
IP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. IP: 7.60 )
IP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.4   Max: 51.9
Current: 7.6

-6.4
51.9

Business Description

Industry: Packaging & Containers » Packaging & Containers
Compare:SON, BMBLY, AMCRY, BLL, REXMY » details
Traded in other countries:INPAP.USA, INP.Germany, IP.Mexico,
International Paper Co is a New York corporation, incorporated in 1941 as the successor to the New York Corporation of the same name organized in 1898. The Company is a global paper and packaging company that is complemented by an extensive North American merchant distribution system, with main markets and manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa. The Company's businesses are separated into four segments namely Industrial Packaging, Printing Papers, Consumer Packaging and Distribution. The Company products include linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium and saturating kraf. Products in this segment principally include uncoated papers and market pulp. The Company also produces coated papers and uncoated bristols. Everest, Fortress, and Starcote brands are used by the Company in packaging applications for everyday products such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, computer software and tobacco products. The Company's Carolina brand is used in commercial printing end uses such as greeting cards, paperback book covers, lottery tickets, direct mail and point-of-purchase advertising. The Company sells paper, packaging products and other products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers and paper distributors. The major markets, both U.S. and non-U.S., in which the Company sells its principal products are very competitive. The Company's products compete with similar products produced by other forest products companies. It also competes, in some instances, with companies in other industries and against substitutes for wood and wood-fiber products. It owns numerous patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets relating to its products and to the processes for their production. The Company's operations are subject to U.S. and non-U.S. laws and regulations relating to the environment, health and safety.
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