U.S. Markets closed

Today's Research Reports on Trending Tickers: International Paper and DropCar

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / December 18, 2018 / Shares of DropCar were on the rise on Monday on the company’s announcement of signing a definitive stock purchase agreement to sell its Suisun Operations for $3.5 million. There was no news to explain why International Paper Company shares fell almost 5% on slightly higher trading volume than usual.

The Market Edge Initiates Coverage on:

International Paper Company

DropCar, Inc.

International Paper Company shares closed down 4.81% on about 5.1 million shares traded. There was no news from paper and packaging company, but it was last month that the company announced that it made a $1 million investment commitment to the University of Memphis’ River City Partnership, which is a collaboration between the University, Shelby County Schools and the Achievement School District. “We believe this initiative meets a critical need for Memphis by ensuring a steady pipeline of well-prepared, culturally competent teachers,” said Alissa Campbell Shaw, executive director of the International Paper Foundation, in a release. It was at the end of October that CEO Mark Stephan Sutton said on the company's third quarter earnings call, "We had solid commercial performance and continued price realization across our 3 businesses. And overall, we see continued healthy demand for our products globally. We are facing cost headwinds from distribution and most of our inputs, but again, we see this as a reflection of the strong economy that we're operating in and the healthy underlying demand for our products."

Access The Market Edge's International Paper Company Research Report:

DropCar, Inc. shares closed up nearly 6% on Monday with an additional gain of 5.53% in after-hours trading. The stock traded on tremendous volume of roughly 4.6 million shares compared to an average trading volume of around 183,000 shares. Traders were reacting to the provider of last mile logistics technology, mobility services and cloud based software for both the automotive industry and consumers, announcing that it has entered into a definitive stock purchase agreement to sell its subsidiary, WPCS International - Suisun City, Inc. to certain members of the current management team of Suisun Operations. The all-cash transaction is expected to close before the year ends, subject to satisfaction of closing conditions. CEO Spencer Richardson remarked, “We are pleased to announce the signing of this Agreement which will add approximately $3.2 million in non-dilutive cash to the Company’s balance sheet. Paired with the dramatic reduction in our burn by approximately $650k per month as the result of our updated model for consumers and related streamlining efforts in Q3 and into Q4, we believe we’re now in a position where we can focus our full energy and resources on the growing number of deals and opportunities knocking on our front door.”

Access The Market Edge's DropCar, Inc. Research Report:

Our Actionable Research on International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) and DropCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: DCAR) can be downloaded free of charge at The Market Edge.

The Market Edge

We are committed to providing relevant and actionable information for the self-directed investor. Our research is reputed for being a leader in trusted, in-depth analysis vital for informed strategic trading decisions. The nimble investor can leverage our analysis and collective expertise to execute a disciplined approach to stock selection.

The Market Edge has not been compensated; directly or indirectly; for producing or publishing this document.

Disclaimer: This article is written by an independent contributor of MarketEdgeReport.com and Nadia Noorani, a CFA® charter holder, has provided necessary guidance in preparing the document templates. MarketEdgeReport.com is neither a registered broker dealer nor a registered investment advisor. For more information please read our full disclaimer at www.marketedgereport.com/disclaimer.


For any questions, inquiries, or comments reach out to us directly at:


The Market Edge, Unit #901 511 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, 10011



CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

SOURCE: MarketEdgeReport