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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.17
IP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. IP: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
IP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.41
Current: 0.17
0.03
0.41
Equity to Asset 0.17
IP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. IP: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
IP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.37
Current: 0.17
0.16
0.37
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.92
M-Score: -3.07
WACC vs ROIC
7.32%
11.85%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.87
IP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. IP: 8.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
IP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.05  Med: 5.97 Max: 12.73
Current: 8.87
1.05
12.73
Net-margin (%) 3.90
IP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. IP: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
IP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.16  Med: 1.93 Max: 5.94
Current: 3.9
-5.16
5.94
ROE (%) 15.10
IP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.69 vs. IP: 15.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
IP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -19.97  Med: 3.87 Max: 19.62
Current: 15.1
-19.97
19.62
ROA (%) 3.26
IP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. IP: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
IP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.02  Med: 1.16 Max: 5.05
Current: 3.26
-5.02
5.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 13.83
IP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.08 vs. IP: 13.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
IP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.84  Med: 7.20 Max: 25.72
Current: 13.83
-3.84
25.72
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.80
IP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. IP: -2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
IP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.1  Med: -1.80 Max: 11.5
Current: -2.8
-10.1
11.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.40
IP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. IP: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
IP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -25.5  Med: -1.70 Max: 66.2
Current: 2.4
-25.5
66.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -23.40
IP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. IP: -23.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
IP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -48.9  Med: -14.50 Max: 114.1
Current: -23.4
-48.9
114.1
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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 (+12.70%)
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%)
Pioneer Investments 796,728 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 54,660 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Brian Rogers 7,403,436 sh (-7.91%)
David Dreman 5,168 sh (-17.10%)
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%)
Brian Rogers 7,403,436 sh (unchged)
Richard Perry 2,664,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Ray Dalio 53,254 sh (-0.37%)
Mario Gabelli 53,460 sh (-2.20%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 123,891 sh (-7.82%)
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Q1 2015

IP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 398,197 sh (New)
James Barrow 1,026,166 sh (New)
Jim Simons 999,700 sh (+51.75%)
Pioneer Investments 1,395,579 sh (+10.28%)
Mario Gabelli 53,530 sh (+0.13%)
Brian Rogers 7,403,436 sh (unchged)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 169,900 sh (-0.93%)
Richard Perry 2,623,140 sh (-1.53%)
Richard Snow 1,523,744 sh (-1.91%)
Joel Greenblatt 285,927 sh (-3.20%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 86,589 sh (-30.11%)
Ray Dalio 33,254 sh (-37.56%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,583 sh (-54.51%)
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Q2 2015

IP Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Brian Rogers 7,003,436 sh (-5.40%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 64,172 sh (-25.89%)
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Preferred stocks of International Paper Co

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
INPAP102.004.06USD 4.00 Cum.Preferred Shares

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 21.02
IP's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
58% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. IP: 21.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
IP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.51  Med: 15.61 Max: 55.15
Current: 21.02
5.51
55.15
Forward P/E 11.14
IP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.41 vs. IP: 11.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.30
IP's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
58% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.90 vs. IP: 21.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
IP' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.11  Med: 17.12 Max: 76.68
Current: 21.3
5.11
76.68
P/B 4.12
IP's P/B is ranked lower than
86% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. IP: 4.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
IP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.96 Max: 4.89
Current: 4.12
0.42
4.89
P/S 0.84
IP's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. IP: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
IP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.70 Max: 1
Current: 0.84
0.07
1
PFCF 11.04
IP's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.92 vs. IP: 11.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
IP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 11.79 Max: 4021.4
Current: 11.04
0.8
4021.4
POCF 6.25
IP's POCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.11 vs. IP: 6.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
IP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 6.77 Max: 18.28
Current: 6.25
0.56
18.28
EV-to-EBIT 12.60
IP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.75 vs. IP: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
IP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.6  Med: 15.90 Max: 304.3
Current: 12.6
8.6
304.3
PEG 5.76
IP's PEG is ranked lower than
81% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. IP: 5.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
IP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 2.36 Max: 10.25
Current: 5.76
0.34
10.25
Shiller P/E 21.91
IP's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
62% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.32 vs. IP: 21.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
IP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.74  Med: 26.47 Max: 738.22
Current: 21.91
4.74
738.22
Current Ratio 1.60
IP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. IP: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
IP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.65 Max: 2.37
Current: 1.6
0.88
2.37
Quick Ratio 1.09
IP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. IP: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
IP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.10 Max: 1.98
Current: 1.09
0.47
1.98
Days Inventory 53.79
IP's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
54% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 59.11 vs. IP: 53.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
IP' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 43.14  Med: 56.97 Max: 68.88
Current: 53.79
43.14
68.88
Days Sales Outstanding 41.65
IP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 65.00 vs. IP: 41.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
IP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 35.73  Med: 46.10 Max: 58.38
Current: 41.65
35.73
58.38

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.28
IP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
72% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. IP: 3.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
IP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.35  Med: 2.87 Max: 24.8
Current: 3.28
0.35
24.8
Dividend Payout 0.66
IP's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
77% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. IP: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
IP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.58 Max: 3.13
Current: 0.66
0.03
3.13
Dividend growth (3y) 14.10
IP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
80% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. IP: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
IP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -31.2  Med: 0.00 Max: 49.6
Current: 14.1
-31.2
49.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 15.83
IP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. IP: 15.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
IP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.69  Med: 13.85 Max: 119.69
Current: 15.83
1.69
119.69
Share Buyback Rate 0.40
IP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. IP: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
IP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.2  Med: -1.10 Max: -17.4
Current: 0.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 16.91
IP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
95% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. IP: 16.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
IP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.46  Med: 3.22 Max: 19.82
Current: 16.91
1.46
19.82
Price/Projected FCF 0.92
IP's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. IP: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
IP' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.87
Current: 0.92
0.24
1.87
Price/Median PS Value 1.17
IP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. IP: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
IP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.37
Current: 1.17
0.17
1.37
Price/Graham Number 3.99
IP's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
90% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. IP: 3.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
IP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.99 Max: 16.3
Current: 3.99
0.81
16.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.95
IP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. IP: 7.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
IP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 6.30 Max: 11.6
Current: 7.95
0.3
11.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.56
IP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. IP: 11.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
IP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -6.1  Med: 14.50 Max: 57
Current: 11.56
-6.1
57

Business Description

Industry: Packaging & Containers » Packaging & Containers
Compare:SON, BMBLY, AMCRY, BLL, REXMY » details
Traded in other countries:INPAP.USA, IP.Argentina, IP.Mexico, INP.Germany,
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 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 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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