Essay X100 Term Project

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International Paper Company Analysis
Company Performance Summary
High Performance
The company shows consistent revenue growth over the past 3 years despite being in a declining industry.
The company has made acquisitions in the past year with the thought of expansion.
Long Term Focused
Company has demonstrated forward thinking by acquiring a company to aid in its expansion.
Revenue has a consistent growth rate over the past 3 years.
Company Overview
Founded in 1898
International Company with Global HQ in Memphis, Tennessee
70,000 Employees
Ranked 107 on Fortune 500 in 2013 up from 111 in 2012
Business-to-Business Sale of a variety of paper and cardboard goods
Industry
Industry: Paper & Paper Products (taken from Yahoo!
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Ryan (Senior VP, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary)
Mark S. Sutton (Senior VP, Industrial Packaging)
They do not have a VP or Chief Executive of Supply Chain or Innovation
Balance Sheet
All $ values are expressed in millions.

2010
2011
2012
Total Assets
$25,368
$27,018
$32,153
Total Liabilities
$18,284
$20,033
$25,517
Total Owner’s Equity
$7,084
$6,985
$6,636

Debt/Equity Ratio (Total Liabilities / Total Owner’s Equity)
All $ values are expressed in millions.

2010
2011
2012
Total Liabilities
$18,284
$20,033
$25,517
Total Owner’s Equity
$7,084
$6,985
$6,636
Debt/Equity Ratio
(Total Liabilities/ Total Owner’s Equity)
2.581
2.868
3.845

Company Revenue
All revenue numbers are expressed in millions.

2010
2011
2012
Revenue
$25,179
$26,034
$27,833
% Growth/Decline
(Current Year/Previous Year)
NA
3.4% Growth
6.9% Growth
% Global GDP Growth
NA
2.8% Growth
2.2% Growth

We compare to the Global GDP rather than the country where IP is headquartered (U.S.) because: the company is or should be competing on a global level not just at a national level regardless of if they do business in other countries
IP has divisions in countries other than the U.S., where they are headquartered, so their revenue contributes to multiple country’s GDP’s and therefore can only be accurately compared to the Global GDP.
Company Profit
All profit numbers are expressed in millions.

2010
2011
2012
Profit
$644
$1,341
$794

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