Intl Paper (IP) Offering Possible 17.1% Return Over the Next 13 Calendar Days

Intl Paper's most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Intl Paper is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $46.50 short put and a strike $41.50 long put offers a potential 17.1% return on risk over the next 13 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $46.50 by expiration. The full premium credit of $0.73 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $4.27 would be incurred if the stock dropped below the $41.50 long put strike price.

The 5-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the short-term momentum for Intl Paper is bullish and the probability of a rise in share price is higher if the stock starts trending.

The 20-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the medium-term momentum for Intl Paper is bullish.

The RSI indicator is at 73.99 level which suggests that the stock is neither overbought nor oversold at this time.

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LATEST NEWS for Intl Paper

Edited Transcript of IP earnings conference call or presentation 31-Jan-19 3:00pm GMT
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 22:14:18 +0000
Q4 2018 International Paper Co Earnings Call

We have a sustainable business model using renewable materials, says International Paper CEO
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 21:00:06 +0000
Mark Sutton, International Paper CEO, reflects on his company's latest earnings report and the overall economy.

IP reports negative impact from commercial decision to be resolved
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 19:22:16 +0000
During the earnings call, Mark Sutton, chairman and CEO of IP, said the company was coming off record earnings in 2018 that had “really solid performance across the portfolio” and they were well-positioned for any challenges. “It is all about value creation,” Sutton said. “That is what drives our decisions and we are looking forward to 2019.” While Sutton and Tim Nicholls, senior vice president and chief financial officer for IP, seemed pleased with where the company was, they did make note of a commercial decision made during 2018 that would have a negative impact through the second or third quarter of 2019.

International Paper Co (IP) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 18:54:55 +0000
IP earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.

China's Slowdown Leads to a Diaper Depression
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 18:36:13 +0000
The Asian nation is buying less of the fluff pulp used in baby diapers and adult incontinence products, according to International Paper Co. Sales to China started to soften in the fourth quarter, and it’s unclear whether buyers are using less or trying to draw down existing inventories, said Chief Executive Officer Mark Sutton. It’s not known whether demand is likely to “snap back” after China’s Lunar New Year holiday, which takes place next week, Sutton said in a telephone interview.

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