International Paper Company (IP)
Background: International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, and north Africa. The company's Industrial Packaging segment manufactures containerboards, including linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft.
The upcoming third-quarter earnings is highly anticipated by hopeful investors expecting an earnings growth report before the market opens on October 24, 2013 .
The Analyst's mean profit appraisal is presently 94 cents a share, a gain of 19 cents (20.2%) from 75 cents during the corresponding quarter last year. Analysts are estimating as low as 83 cents per share, up to the most optimistic estimate of $1.11 per share.