International Paper Co. (IP) Dividend History

The International Paper Company is an American pulp and paper company, the largest such company in the world. It has approximately 56,000 employees, and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee. The company was incorporated January 31, 1898, upon the merger of 17 pulp and paper mills in the northeastern United States. Its founders and first two presidents were William Augustus Russell, who died suddenly in January 1899, and Hugh J. Chisholm. Philip Tell Dodge, president of the Mergenthaler Linotype Company, served as its chairman for 11 years. The invention of the Linotype dramatically increased the size of newspapers and the need for newsprint. The newly formed company supplied 60 percent of all newsprint in the country.[citation needed]

Last update 10/25/2021


Dividend Yield Summary

  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Dividends 2.24 1.86 1.91 2.01 2.04 1.53
Average Price 47.12 54.62 52.26 43.99 39.35 56.68
Yield 4.75% 3.41% 3.65% 4.57% 5.18% 2.70%
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2021 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2021-08-13
Dividend Pay Date

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share 2.87
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 1.92
Dividend Cover 1.49 : 1
52-Week Projected Yield 3.62%
52-Week Trailing Yield 3.70%
6-Year Average Yield 3.94%
6-Year Dividend Change -14.29%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change -2.38%
Number of Dividend Payments (1991-08-19 - 2021-08-13) 118

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2021-08-13 $0.51
2021-05-26 $0.51
2021-02-17 $0.51
2020-11-13 $0.51
2020-08-13 $0.51
2020-05-26 $0.51
2020-02-20 $0.51
2019-11-14 $0.51
2019-08-14 $0.50
2019-05-24 $0.50
2019-02-20 $0.50
2018-11-14 $0.50
2018-08-14 $0.47
2018-05-24 $0.47
2018-02-20 $0.47
2017-11-14 $0.48
2017-08-11 $0.46
2017-05-24 $0.46
2017-02-13 $0.46
2016-11-11 $0.46
2016-11-10 $0.46
2016-08-11 $0.44
2016-05-25 $0.44
2016-02-11 $0.44
2015-11-12 $0.44
2015-08-12 $0.40
2015-05-21 $0.40
2015-02-12 $0.40
2015-02-11 $0.40
2014-11-13 $0.40
2014-08-13 $0.35
2014-05-21 $0.35
2014-02-12 $0.35
2013-11-13 $0.35
2013-08-13 $0.30
2013-05-22 $0.30
2013-02-13 $0.30
2012-11-13 $0.30
2012-08-13 $0.26
2012-05-22 $0.26
2012-02-13 $0.26
2011-11-14 $0.26
2011-08-11 $0.26
2011-05-13 $0.26
2011-02-11 $0.19
2010-09-15 $0.12
2010-06-15 $0.12
2010-03-15 $0.02
2009-12-15 $0.02
2009-09-15 $0.02
2008-09-15 $0.25
2008-02-13 $0.25
2007-11-14 $0.25
2007-08-13 $0.25
2007-05-16 $0.25
2007-02-14 $0.25
2006-11-15 $0.25
2006-08-16 $0.25
2006-05-17 $0.25
2006-02-15 $0.25
2005-11-16 $0.25
2005-08-17 $0.25
2005-05-18 $0.25
2005-02-16 $0.25
2004-11-17 $0.25
2004-08-18 $0.25
2004-05-19 $0.25
2004-02-18 $0.25
2003-11-19 $0.25
2003-08-19 $0.25
2003-05-21 $0.25
2003-02-19 $0.25
2002-11-20 $0.25
2002-08-21 $0.25
2002-05-22 $0.25
2002-02-20 $0.25
2001-11-20 $0.25
2001-08-22 $0.25
2001-05-16 $0.25
2001-02-21 $0.25
2000-11-21 $0.25
2000-08-16 $0.25
2000-05-17 $0.25
2000-02-16 $0.25
1999-11-17 $0.25
1999-08-18 $0.25
1999-05-19 $0.25
1999-02-17 $0.25
1998-11-17 $0.25
1998-08-19 $0.25
1998-05-20 $0.25
1998-02-18 $0.25
1997-11-19 $0.25
1997-08-20 $0.25
1997-05-21 $0.25
1997-02-19 $0.25
1996-11-20 $0.25
1996-08-21 $0.25
1996-05-22 $0.25
1996-02-21 $0.25
1995-11-21 $0.25
1995-08-16 $0.25
1995-05-15 $0.21
1995-02-17 $0.21
1994-11-14 $0.21
1994-08-15 $0.21
1994-05-16 $0.21
1994-02-14 $0.21
1993-11-15 $0.21
1993-08-16 $0.21
1993-05-17 $0.21
1993-02-12 $0.21
1992-11-16 $0.21
1992-08-17 $0.21
1992-05-18 $0.21
1992-02-14 $0.21
1991-11-18 $0.21
1991-08-19 $0.21