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IP International Paper PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Feb 23, 2024, the International Paper stock's P/E ratio is 41.84. This takes into account the latest EPS of $0.83 and stock price of $34.73. The PE ratio has increased by 55% from its last 4 quarters average of 26.9.

IP PE ratio history

How has IP's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of International Paper has averaged 19.17 over the last ten years. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 41.84 is 118% more than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, IP's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Sep 2023 quarter at 43.79, when the price was $35.47 and the EPS was $0.81. The lowest point was recorded in the Sep 2022 quarter, when it reached 5.98 with a price of $31.7 and an EPS of $5.3.

Average
19.17
Median
18.08
Minimum
5.98
Maximum
43.79

International Paper PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 420.93% in 2023

Maximum annual decrease: -74.17% in 2021

Year PE ratio Change
2023 43.55 420.93%
2022 8.36 -19.92%
2021 10.44 -74.17%
2020 40.42 172.19%
2019 14.85 80.66%
2018 8.22 -26.34%
2017 11.16 -53.73%
2016 24.12 43.91%
2015 16.76 -59.34%
2014 41.22 164.74%

IP average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of IP for the past years

IP's current PE ratio is higher than the 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

3-year avg
17.2
5-year avg
18.39
10-year avg
19.17
15-year avg
19.47

IP PE vs peers

What is IP's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peer stocks PKG and CLW, IP's PE ratio is higher.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
CLW Clearwater Paper Corp 5.84 $614.93M
PKG Packaging Corp Of America 19.89 $15.6B
IP International Paper Co 40.96 $11.78B

Frequently asked questions

What is International Paper's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for IP stock as of Feb 23, 2024, stands at 41.84.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for International Paper (IP)?

The average PE ratio for IP stock over the past 3 years is 17.2.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for International Paper (IP)?

The average PE ratio for IP stock over the past 5 years is 18.39.

What is the highest PE ratio for IP?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 43.79 and it was in the Sep 2023 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for IP compare to its historical average?

IP's price to earnings ratio is currently 118% above its 10-year historical average.

How is IP's PE ratio calculated (International Paper PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months earnings per share(EPS). As of today (Feb 23, 2024), International Paper's share price is $34.73. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Dec 2023 is $0.83. Therefore, International Paper's price to earnings ratio for today is 41.84. PE RATIO(41.84) = STOCK PRICE($34.73) / TTM EPS($0.83)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.