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IP International Paper PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jul 16, 2024, the International Paper stock's P/E ratio is 92.88. This takes into account the latest EPS of $0.49 and stock price of $45.51. The PE ratio has increased by 109% from its last 4 quarters average of 44.4.

IP PE ratio history

How has IP's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of International Paper has averaged 20.53 over the last ten years. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 92.88 is in line with the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, IP's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Mar 2024 quarter at 79.63, when the price was $39.02 and the EPS was $0.49. 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.


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.

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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 8.2 $822.08M
PKG Packaging Corp Of America 23.9 $17.25B
IP International Paper Co 93.06 $15.84B

Frequently asked questions

What is International Paper's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for IP stock as of Jul 16, 2024, stands at 92.88.

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 22.09.

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 22.4.

What is the highest PE ratio for IP?

The current PE of 92.88 represents the highest historical value in the last ten years.

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

IP's price to earnings ratio is currently 352% above its 10-year historical average.

Why is International Paper's PE ratio so high?

IP's stock price is trading at a higher multiple of earnings, which is why its PE ratio of 92.88 is considered high.

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 (Jul 16, 2024), International Paper's share price is $45.51. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $0.49. Therefore, International Paper's price to earnings ratio for today is 92.88. PE RATIO(92.88) = STOCK PRICE($45.51) / TTM EPS($0.49)

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