International Paper Co. (IP) - NYSE
  • Tue, May 17, 10:18 AM
    • Paper and packaging stocks are under heavy pressure in morning trading on some broad pricing and macroeconomic concerns.
    • Decliners include WestRock (WRK -4.3%), International Paper (IP -3%), Packaging Corp of America (PKG -2.9%), KapStone Paper (KS -4.6%), UFP Technologies (UFPT -1.5%), Multi Packaging Solutions (MPSX -3.2%).
    | Tue, May 17, 10:18 AM | 16 Comments
  • Mon, Jan. 25, 2:34 PM
    • Concerns over pricing are running up and down the paper and packaging sector.
    • A drop in prices during January could lead to even further erosion down the road warns, Citi.
    • Downgrades: Citi lowers International Paper (IP -10.5%) and Packaging Corp. of America (PKG -13.1%) to Neutral from Buy, BAML takes Westrock (WRK -13.8%) to Neutral from Buy, Macquarie slams KapStone Paper & Packaging (KS -21.8%) with an Underperform rating.
    • Also showing weakness are Domtar (UFS -7.4%), Orchids Paper Products (TIS -1.9%), P H Glatfelter (GLT -9.2%), and Clearwater Paper (CLW -6.4%).
    | Mon, Jan. 25, 2:34 PM | 8 Comments
  • Oct. 9, 2015, 10:16 AM
    • Paper and packaging stocks are in rally mode off of positive signs in the sectors for pricing. The moves also arrive amid a broader rally in consumer products stocks this week.
    • Also in the mix, there's a new study from RISI suggesting new Department of Commerce anti-dumping rules could benefit domestic suppliers.
    • The bottom line is broad-based gains are being struck.
    • Gainers include KapStone Paper and Packaging (KS +9.2%), Wausau Paper (WPP +2.1%), PH Glatfelter (RFP +1.9%), Domtar (UFS +0.9%), International Paper (IP +5.7%), Packaging Corporation of America (PKG +4.5%), WestRock Company (WRK +4.4%), Graphic Packaging Holding (GPK +1.1%).
    | Oct. 9, 2015, 10:16 AM | 1 Comment
  • Jun. 4, 2015, 10:04 AM
    • Containerboard stocks are off slightly as pricing concerns due to oversupply linger in the background.
    • The sector is also facing a headwind due to a new IRS proposal which would limit income for publicly traded partnerships.
    • MeadWestvaco (NYSE:MWV) -1.4%, Rock-Tenn (NYSE:RKT) -1.5%, Packaging Corp of America (NYSE:PKG) -1.1%, Graphic Packaging (NYSE:GPK) -1.1%, International Paper (NYSE:IP) -0.5%, KapStone Paper and Packaging (NYSE:KS) -0.5%.
    | Jun. 4, 2015, 10:04 AM | 6 Comments
  • Apr. 21, 2015, 10:04 AM
    • An earnings miss yesterday by Packaging Corporation of America (PKG -8.3%) is helping to take peers lower.
    • The company also issued guidance below the expectations of analysts.
    • White paper and containboard pricing is a concern in the sector.
    • Previously: Packaging misses by $0.07, misses on revenue (Apr. 20 2015)
    • Decliners: Rock-Tenn (NYSE:RKT) -2.6%, International Paper (NYSE:IP) -1.5%, MeadWestvaco (NYSE:MWV) -2.6%, KapStone Paper (NYSE:KS) -2.5%, Clearwater Paper (NYSE:CLW) -1.0%.
    | Apr. 21, 2015, 10:04 AM | 10 Comments
  • Mar. 6, 2015, 2:58 PM
    • Domtar (UFS +3.6%) shoots higher following headlines that the company received a favorable ruling from the International Trade Commission in the preliminary phase of anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations concerning certain uncoated paper from Australia, Brazil, China, Indonesia and Portugal.
    • Other paper packaging stocks are lower: IP -0.9%, PKG -1.9%, RKT -1.7%, MWV -1.8%, KS -1.5%.
    | Mar. 6, 2015, 2:58 PM
  • Jan. 28, 2015, 9:44 AM
    • International Paper (NYSE:IP) reports gross margin rate remained constant at 69.1%.
    • Segment sales: Industrial packaging: $3.697B (-0.48%); Printing papers: $1.440B (-8.28%); Consumer packaging: $855M (-1.16%).
    • Segment operating profit: Industrial packaging: $484M (-0.41%); Printing papers: $155M (+8.39%); Consumer packaging: $55M (+71.88%).
    • Q4 results
    | Jan. 28, 2015, 9:44 AM
  • Jan. 27, 2015, 1:20 PM
    • Shares of Packaging Corp. of America (PKG -8%) decline after the company missed slightly with its Q4 report and issued disappointing guidance.
    • Several sector peers are also lower: KapStone Paper & Packaging (NYSE:KS) -4.7%, Rock-Tenn (NYSE:RKT) -1.6%, International Paper (NYSE:IP) -1.3%.
    • Yesterday, the sector was all smiles off M&A buzz.
    | Jan. 27, 2015, 1:20 PM
  • Jan. 26, 2015, 9:52 AM
    • A mega-merger in the paper industry between Rock-Tenn and MeadWestvaco has lifted other names in the sector fighting a tough tape.
    • The delicate balance of pricing in the containerboard/packaging/paper sector is viewed as more stable with two giants combining.
    • Advancers: Packaging Corp. of America (NYSE:PKG) +1.4%, International Paper (NYSE:IP) +0.7%, KapStone Paper and Packaging (NYSE:KS) +2.8%, Clearwater Paper (NYSE:CLW) +0.2%, Wausau Paper (NYSE:WPP) +0.1%, Orchids Paper Products (NYSEMKT:TIS) +0.3%.
    • Previously: Rock-Tenn and MeadWestvaco up on paper
    • Previously: Rock-Tenn and MeadWestvaco to merge
    | Jan. 26, 2015, 9:52 AM
  • Sep. 11, 2014, 11:05 AM
    • Presenting at the UBS Global Paper and Forest Products Conference this morning, International Paper (IP +2.5%) management says it's moved from a study phase on possible conversion to an MLP structure to a "more serious evaluation phase."
    • At the same conference, KapStone (KS +2%) says it's taking a look at the MLP idea as well.
    • Others in the industry also have their tails in the air: Rock-Tenn (RKT +2.2%), Packaging Corp. (PKG +1.3%), MeadWestvaco (MWV +1.9%).
    • International Paper Tuesday night boosted its quarterly payout by 14% to $0.40 per share. The dividend is payable on Dec. 15 to holders of record on Nov. 17. The annualized yield is 3.2%.
    | Sep. 11, 2014, 11:05 AM
  • Jul. 24, 2014, 2:04 PM
    • Paper and containerboard stocks are notably strong as Perry Capital comes out positive on the group, citing a PWC study regarding the potential for MLP conversion.
    • Perry believes managements can create master limited partnerships for their paper mills to drive share upside potential of 50%-100%, the fund firm says in its Q2 letter.
    • CLW +12.4%, KS +9.7%, RKT +8.9%, IP +5.3%, PKG +4.8%.
    | Jul. 24, 2014, 2:04 PM | 1 Comment
  • Sep. 27, 2013, 9:58 AM
    • Shares of International Paper (IP -4%) dip after Deutsche Bank downgrades the company to a Hold rating.
    • The investment firm also lowered its price target on International Paper to $51 and reduced profit estimates.
    | Sep. 27, 2013, 9:58 AM
  • Sep. 16, 2013, 1:12 PM
    • The sweet premium that Packaging Corporation decided to pay for Boise is helping to lift the share price of peers across sector.
    • Consolidation across the sector is seen as necessary by some analysts with paper and containerboard demand soft.
    • Advancers: RKT +5.6%, IP +1.8%, KS +8.1%, RFP +2.6%, GLT +1.2%.
    | Sep. 16, 2013, 1:12 PM
  • Jun. 13, 2013, 9:04 AM

    International Paper (IP) +1.9% premarket after Goldman Sachs upgrades shares to Conviction Buy from Neutral with a $55 price target (from $50), citing IP's leverage to containerboard prices, higher free cash flow and a forecast shift in capital allocation from debt reduction and M&A to share buybacks. The firm believes the successfully implemented fall and spring price hikes are sustainable.

    | Jun. 13, 2013, 9:04 AM
  • Apr. 22, 2013, 2:36 PM

    Containerboard stocks look strong after Pulp & Paper Week reports that a $50 per ton price hike in the sector is taking hold. Gainers: Rock-Tenn Company (RKT +3.1%), International Paper (IP +3.3%), Graphic Packaging (GPK +2.5%), KapStone Paper (KS +2.4%), MeadWestvaco (MWV +1.7%).

    | Apr. 22, 2013, 2:36 PM
  • Apr. 16, 2013, 11:13 AM

    Containerboard stocks rally after Macquarie turns bullish on the sector with the fundamentals improving and more price hikes expected in the back half of the year. International Paper (IP +3.6%), KapStone Paper & Packaging (KS +3.8%), and Rock-Tenn (RKT +3.3%) are tagged as the firm's favorite names in the group.

    | Apr. 16, 2013, 11:13 AM
Company Description
International Paper Co. engages in the business of manufacturing paper and packaging products. The company operates through three segments: Industrial Packaging, Printing Papers, and Consumer Packaging. The Industrial Packaging segment engages in the manufacturing of containerboards, which... More
Industry: Paper & Paper Products
Country: United States