NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for International Paper (NYSE: IP) is Monday, August 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 26 cents per share. At a price of $32.54 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.2%. The average volume for International has been 4.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. International has a market cap of $14.32 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 10.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, and north Africa. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.5, above the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio of 13 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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