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International Paper (IP) Company Profile

Updated Aug 8, 2019
International Paper has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:International Paper Company
Short Name:International Paper
Trading Ticker Symbol:IP
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:Tennessee, TN
Primary Industry Sector:Basic Industries
Seconday Sub-sector:Paper
Main Business Areas: Basic Industries, Paper, Consumer Cyclical, Packaging & Containers
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for International Paper

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of International Paper as of writing:
Current Share Price:$40.95
Previous Year's Closing Price:$40.36
Percentage Price Change (YTD):1.46%
Market Cap:$16.09 billion
52-week Price Range:$37.55 - $54.95
Dividend Per Share:$1.98
EPS (TTM):3.93
Price-Earnings (Trailing):10.43
Price-Earnings (Forward):9.94

Company Profile and Business Description for International Paper

International Paper Company, incorporated on June 23, 1941, is a paper and packaging company with primary markets and manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The Company's segments include Industrial Packaging, Global Cellulose Fibers, Printing Papers and Consumer Packaging. As of December 31, 2016, the Company operated 29 pulp, paper and packaging mills, 170 converting and packaging plants, 16 recycling plants and three bag facilities in the United States. As of December 31, 2016, the production facilities in Canada, Europe, Asia, Africa, India, Latin America included 17 pulp, paper and packaging mills, 68 converting and packaging plants, and two recycling plants. As of December 31, 2016, the Company operated a printing and packaging products distribution business principally through 12 branches in Asia. The Company sells packaging products, paper products and other products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers and paper distributors.

Industrial Packaging

The Company is a manufacturer of containerboard in the United States. The Company's products include linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium and saturating kraft. As of December 31, 2016, approximately 80% of its production is converted domestically into corrugated boxes and other packaging by its 166 United States container plants. Additionally, as of December 31, 2016, it recycled approximately one million tons of old corrugated containers (OCC) and mixed and white paper through its 18 recycling plants. In Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), its operations included two recycled fiber containerboard mills in Morocco and Turkey and 26 container plants in France, Italy, Spain, Morocco and Turkey, as of December 31, 2016. In Brazil, its operations included three containerboard mills and four box plants, as of December 31, 2016. Its container plants are supported by regional design centers, which offer total packaging solutions and supply chain initiatives.

Global Cellulose Fibers

The Company's cellulose fibers product portfolio includes fluff, market and specialty pulps. Its fluff pulp is used to make absorbent hygiene products like baby diapers, feminine care, adult incontinence and other non-woven products, and its market pulp is used for tissue and paper products. The Company is focused on investing in exploring uses for its products, such as specialty pulps, which are used for non-absorbent end uses including textiles, filtration, construction material, paints and coatings, reinforced plastics and more. Its products are made in the United States, Canada, France, Poland, and Russia and are sold around the world.

Printing Papers

The Company is a producer of printing and writing papers. The products in Printing Papers segment include uncoated papers. Its uncoated papers engage in the business of producing papers for use in copiers, desktop and laser printers, and digital imaging. The end use applications of its products include advertising and promotional materials, such as brochures, pamphlets, greeting cards, books, annual reports and direct mail. Its uncoated papers also produce a range of grades that are converted by its customers into envelopes, tablets, business forms and file folders. The Company's uncoated papers are sold under private label and International Paper brand names that include Hammermill, Springhill, Williamsburg, Postmark, Accent, Great White, Chamex, Ballet, Rey, Pol, and Svetocopy. The mills producing uncoated papers are located in the United States, France, Poland, Russia, Brazil and India. As of December 31, 2016, the mills had uncoated paper production capacity of approximately four million tons annually.

Consumer Packaging

The Company is a producer of solid bleached sulfate board. The Company's coated paperboard business produces coated paperboard for a range of packaging and foodservice end uses. Its Everest, Fortress, and Starcote brands are used in packaging applications for everyday products such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and tobacco products. As of December 31, 2016, its foodservice business produced cups, lids, food containers and plates through three domestic plants and four international facilities.

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Peer / Competitor Companies of Paper Sector

Along with International Paper Company, the following other peer (competitor) companies also exist within the same Paper - Basic Industries sector whose company profile and dividend history is as follows:

▶ Clearwater Paper (CLW): Clearwater Paper Corporation, incorporated on October 7, 2005, manufactures consumer tissue, away-from-home (AFH) tissue, parent roll tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing facilities across the nation. The Company operates ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Domtar (UFS): Domtar Corporation, incorporated on August 16, 2006, designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a range of fiber-based products, including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers and absorbent hygiene products. The Companys ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Essendant (ESND): Essendant Inc. (Essendant), incorporated on August 18, 1981, is a wholesale distributor of workplace items. The Companys product portfolio includes Janitorial, Foodservice and Breakroom Supplies (JanSan), Technology Products, Traditional Office ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Fibria Celulose (FBR): Fibria Celulose S.A. (Fibria), incorporated on July 25, 1941, is a forestry company, which is engaged in the production of eucalyptus pulp. The Company is engaged in the production and ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Glatfelter (GLT): P. H. Glatfelter Company, incorporated on December 16, 1905, is a manufacturer of specialty papers and fiber-based engineered materials. The Company operates through three business units: Composite Fibers, Advanced Airlaid ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ KapStone Paper and Packaging (KS): KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation, incorporated on April 15, 2005, is a producer of containerboard and the kraft paper in North America. The Company operates through two segments: Paper and ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Mercer International (MERC): Mercer International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells northern bleached softwood Kraft (NBSK) pulp in the United States, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The company oper....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Neenah Paper (NP): Neenah, Inc. produces and sells technical products, and fine paper and packaging products worldwide. Its Technical Products segment offers filtration media for transportation, water, and other uses; s....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Orchids Paper Products (TIS): Orchids Paper Products Company manufactures and sells tissue products for at-home and away from home markets in the United States. Its products include paper towels, bathroom tissues, and paper napkin....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Resolute Forest Products (RFP): Resolute Forest Products Inc., incorporated on January 25, 2007, operates in the forest products industry. The Company offers a range of forest products, including market pulp, tissue, wood products, newsprint ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM): Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (SWM), incorporated on August 21, 1995, is a diversified producer of engineered solutions and materials for a variety of industries. The Company has two operating product line ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Veritiv (VRTV): Veritiv Corporation, incorporated on July 10, 2013, is a business-to-business distributor of print, publishing, packaging and facility solutions. Additionally, the Company provides logistics and supply chain management solutions to its ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Verso (VRS): Verso Corporation, incorporated on June 6, 2006, is a producer of coated papers, which are used in magazines, catalogs, advertising brochures and annual reports, among other media and marketing publications. ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

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