As on December 03, 2020, International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) started slowly as it slid -3.25% to $48.24. During the day, the stock rose to $49.95 and sunk to $47.89 before settling in for the price of $49.86 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, IP posted a 52-week range of $26.38-$51.99.
It was noted that the giant of the Consumer Cyclical sector posted annual sales growth of -1.10% over the last 5 years. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 18.40%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -21.80%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $393.10 million, simultaneously with a float of $392.14 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $19.10 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $45.78, while the 200-day Moving Average is $37.68.
It is quite fundamental to gauge the extent of the productivity of the business which is accounted for 51000 workers. It has generated 438,745 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 24,020. The stock had 5.90 Receivables turnover and 0.67 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +26.16, operating margin was +11.07 and Pretax Margin of +7.17.
International Paper Company (IP) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Packaging & Containers industry. International Paper Company’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.24%, in contrast to 84.60% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Nov 09, this organization’s Senior Vice President sold 7,500 shares at the rate of 47.93, making the entire transaction reach 359,456 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 35,907. Preceding that transaction, on Mar 18, Company’s Senior Vice President sold 4,000 for 32.41, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 129,626. This particular insider is now the holder of 14,841 in total.
International Paper Company (IP) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 9/29/2020, the company posted $0.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $0.48) by $0.23. This company achieved a net margin of +5.47 while generating a return on equity of 16.25. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.82 per share during the current fiscal year.
International Paper Company’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -21.80% and is forecasted to reach 3.56 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 1.62% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 18.40% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for International Paper Company (IP). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.10. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 1.47. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $38.50, and its Beta score is 1.15. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.92. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 13.80.
In the same vein, IP’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 1.25, a figure that is expected to reach 0.78 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 3.56 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of International Paper Company (IP)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [International Paper Company, IP], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 2.63 million was lower the volume of 3.2 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 28.61% While, its Average True Range was 1.41.
Raw Stochastic average of International Paper Company (IP) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 79.25%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 23.31% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 32.04% that was lower than 34.83% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.