3. As of noon trading, International Paper ( IP) is up $0.90 (2.0%) to $46.47 on average volume Thus far, 2.1 million shares of International Paper exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $45.52-$46.63 after having opened the day at $45.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $45.57.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, and North Africa. International Paper has a market cap of $20.2 billion and is part of the consumer non-durables industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 14.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate International Paper a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates International Paper as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full International Paper Ratings Report now.

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