A Closer Look at This Successful Paper-Industry Giant
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, paper and packaging company International Paper has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at International Paper and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Memphis, Tenn. (1898)
Chairman/CEO John Faraci
Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)
$1.3 billion / $10.1 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 87% of the 500 members who have rated International Paper believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
By swallowing Temple-Inland, [International Paper] has become the 800 lb. gorilla in industrial packaging in the US. Only Rock-Tenn is close, and is a distant second. [A]dd IP's international growth, and it's positioned to continue growth and earnings for years.
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