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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 0.13
IP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. IP: 0.13 )
IP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.13

0.03
0.41
Equity to Asset 0.24
IP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. IP: 0.24 )
IP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.37
Current: 0.24

0.16
0.37
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.85
M-Score: -2.69
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.29
IP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.74 vs. IP: 5.29 )
IP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.57   Max: 12.73
Current: 5.29

-1.57
12.73
Net-margin (%) 3.06
IP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.51 vs. IP: 3.06 )
IP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.16   Max: 5.82
Current: 3.06

-5.16
5.82
ROE (%) 11.90
IP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.72 vs. IP: 11.90 )
IP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -19.97   Max: 19.62
Current: 11.9

-19.97
19.62
ROA (%) 2.79
IP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. IP: 2.79 )
IP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.02   Max: 5.52
Current: 2.79

-5.02
5.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.00
IP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. IP: 9.00 )
IP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.31   Max: 30.05
Current: 9

-2.31
30.05
Revenue Growth (%) 3.80
IP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. IP: 3.80 )
IP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -10.1   Max: 10.6
Current: 3.8

-10.1
10.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 8.20
IP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

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

-26.2
61.2
EPS Growth (%) 26.70
IP's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. IP: 26.70 )
IP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -48.9   Max: 114.1
Current: 26.7

-48.9
114.1
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

IP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 234,400 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,100 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 294,561 sh (+5084.11%)
Joel Greenblatt 120,558 sh (+120.19%)
Pioneer Investments 1,157,832 sh (+8.26%)
Brian Rogers 8,039,636 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb 3,000,000 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Richard Snow 1,172,149 sh (-1.54%)
Daniel Loeb 4,000,000 sh (-5.88%)
Mario Gabelli 54,760 sh (-18.1%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 34,931 sh (-21.65%)
Jeremy Grantham 111,395 sh (-23.07%)
Ray Dalio 93,624 sh (-32.41%)
Louis Moore Bacon 41,000 sh (-83.6%)
John Burbank 44,500 sh (-96.31%)
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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%)
Brian Rogers 8,039,636 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb 3,000,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 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

Richard Perry 2,150,000 sh (New)
David Dreman 6,234 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)
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Jim Simons 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

Brian Rogers 7,403,436 sh (-7.91%)
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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
Brian Rogers 2014-09-30 Reduce -7.91%0.11%$47 - $50.65 $ 48.390%7403436
Richard Perry 2014-06-30 New Buy2.9%$44.246 - $48.357 $ 48.395%2150000
Daniel Loeb 2014-06-30 Sold Out 2%$44.246 - $48.357 $ 48.395%0
Richard Snow 2014-06-30 Add 15.49%0.32%$44.246 - $48.357 $ 48.395%1377090
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 34.85%0.04%$44.246 - $48.357 $ 48.395%236861
David Dreman 2014-06-30 New Buy0.02%$44.246 - $48.357 $ 48.395%6234
Daniel Loeb 2014-03-31 Reduce -25%0.85%$44.38 - $48.69 $ 48.393%3000000
John Burbank 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.07%$44.38 - $48.69 $ 48.393%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 45.69%0.04%$44.38 - $48.69 $ 48.393%175644
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce -20.83%0.01%$44.38 - $48.69 $ 48.393%74124
John Burbank 2013-12-31 Reduce -96.31%1.64%$42.5 - $48.81 $ 48.397%44500
George Soros 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.28%$42.5 - $48.81 $ 48.397%0
Daniel Loeb 2013-12-31 Reduce -5.88%0.28%$42.5 - $48.81 $ 48.397%4000000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 120.19%0.08%$42.5 - $48.81 $ 48.397%120558
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Reduce -32.41%0.02%$42.5 - $48.81 $ 48.397%93624
PRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 Sold Out $42.5 - $48.81 $ 48.397%0
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Add 86.92%0.79%$44.81 - $49.5 $ 48.393%1207316
George Soros 2013-09-30 New Buy0.28%$44.81 - $49.5 $ 48.393%571403
Daniel Loeb 2013-09-30 Reduce -5.56%0.25%$44.81 - $49.5 $ 48.393%4250000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 57%0.03%$44.81 - $49.5 $ 48.393%54753
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INPAP93.004.30USD 4.00 Cum.Preferred Shares

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 23.90
IP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 19.10 vs. IP: 23.90 )
IP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 70.23
Current: 23.9

5.3
70.23
P/B 2.70
IP's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. IP: 2.70 )
IP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 3.23
Current: 2.7

0.42
3.23
P/S 0.70
IP's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. IP: 0.70 )
IP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.7

0.07
0.95
PFCF 16.40
IP's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 82.67 vs. IP: 16.40 )
IP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 92.09
Current: 16.4

0.71
92.09
EV-to-EBIT 19.04
IP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.45 vs. IP: 19.04 )
IP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.6   Max: 304.3
Current: 19.04

8.6
304.3
PEG 8.14
IP's PEG is ranked higher than
75% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. IP: 8.14 )
IP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 22.13
Current: 8.14

0.33
22.13
Shiller P/E 39.50
IP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
68% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 38.78 vs. IP: 39.50 )
IP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.58   Max: 922.78
Current: 39.5

4.58
922.78
Current Ratio 1.62
IP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. IP: 1.62 )
IP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 2.37
Current: 1.62

0.88
2.37
Quick Ratio 1.10
IP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. IP: 1.10 )
IP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.98
Current: 1.1

0.47
1.98

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.00
IP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
68% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. IP: 3.00 )
IP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 24.8
Current: 3

0.35
24.8
Dividend Payout 0.67
IP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
59% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. IP: 0.67 )
IP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 3.13
Current: 0.67

0.03
3.13
Dividend growth (3y) 46.20
IP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
98% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 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) 19.03
IP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
98% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. IP: 19.03 )
IP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.22   Max: 157.32
Current: 19.03

2.22
157.32
Share Buyback Rate -1.10
IP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. IP: -1.10 )
IP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.4   Max: -17.7
Current: -1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 6.00
IP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. IP: 6.00 )
IP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 9.06
Current: 6

1.46
9.06
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
IP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. IP: 0.80 )
IP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.87
Current: 0.8

0.21
1.87
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
IP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. IP: 1.10 )
IP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.4
Current: 1.1

0.17
1.4
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.30
IP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. IP: 3.30 )
IP' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 8.14
Current: 3.3

0.29
8.14
Price/Graham Number 2.50
IP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
54% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. IP: 2.50 )
IP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 16.3
Current: 2.5

0.75
16.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.30
IP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
53% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 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) 15.88
IP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.04 vs. IP: 15.88 )
IP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7   Max: 47.8
Current: 15.88

-7
47.8

Business Description

Industry: Packaging & Containers » Packaging & Containers
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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: Industrial Packaging, Printing Papers, Consumer Packaging and Distribution. International Paper is the largest manufacturer of containerboard in the United States. The Company products include linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium and saturating kraft. International Paper is one of the largest manufacturers of uncoated freesheet printing papers in the world. Products in this segment principally include uncoated papers and market pulp. The Company also produces coated papers and uncoated bristols. The Company Everest, Fortress, and Starcote brands are used 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. Its U.S. capacity is supplemented by about 365,000 tons of capacity at its mills producing coated board in Poland and Russia and by its International Paper & Sun Cartonboard Co., Ltd. joint venture in China which has annual capacity of 1.0 million tons. 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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