International Paper Company (NYSE:IP) will report its next earnings on 27-Oct-16. The company reported the earnings of $0.92/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.84/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.08/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 9.5%.
Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for International Paper Company and for the current quarter 18 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.94/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.89/share and a High Estimate of $0.98/share.
In case of Revenue Estimates, 13 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for International Paper Company as 5.38 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for International Paper Company is 5.24 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 5.57 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 5.69 Billion.
These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for IP to be -3.1%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -4.6%. For the next 5 years, International Paper Company is expecting Growth of 6.1% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 6.13% per annum.
Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on International Paper Company, where 5 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 2 analysts have given a Buy signal, 11 said it’s a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)
When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 15 Analysts reported that the Price Target for International Paper Company might touch $62 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $50.87 and $43 respectively.
To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. International Paper Company got Initiated on 22-Sep-16 where investment firm Goldman Initiated the stock to Neutral.
International Paper Company closed its last trading session at $47.2 with the loss of -0.36%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 19.34 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $49.9 and 52-week low of $32.5. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -0.51% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -1.16% and 13.14% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Sep 19, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 25, 2016.
The Relative Volume of the company is 0.96 and Average Volume (3 months) is 2.74 million. International Paper Company P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 25.16 and Forward P/E ratio of 12.16.
The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 2.5%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 18.7%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 11.5%.
While looking at the Stock’s Performance, International Paper Company currently shows a Weekly Performance of 2.87%, where Monthly Performance is -4%, Quarterly performance is 5.48%, 6 Months performance is 12.78% and yearly performance percentage is 18.31%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 28.92%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 1.65% and Monthly Volatility of 2.11%.