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International Paper Posts Mixed Q3 Earnings – International Paper (NYSE:IP)

ByShivani Kumaresan

Oct 27, 2022
International Paper Posts Mixed Q3 Earnings - International Paper (NYSE:IP)

  • International Paper Co IP reported a third-quarter FY22 year-over-year revenue growth of 10% to $5.40 billion, beating the consensus of $5.37 billion.
  • Net sales from Industrial Packaging rose 6.7% Y/Y, Global Cellulose Fibres grew 19.9%, and Corporate and Inter-segment jumped 106.3%.
  • Adjusted EPS of $1.01 missed the analyst consensus of $1.21.
  • Business segment operating income for the quarter fell 5.3% to $464 million, with the margin at 8.6%.
  • The company held $511 million in cash and equivalents as of September 30, 2022. Cash provided by operating activities during the quarter totaled $435 million, with a free cash flow of $197 million.
  • Mark Sutton, Chairman and CEO said, “Lower consumer spending for goods and retail inventory destocking drove lower demand for packaging, and we also experienced significantly higher energy and distribution costs.”
  • Price Action: IP shares traded higher by 1.52% at $33.74 on the last check Thursday.

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