Stronger Volumes, Emerging Markets, and Business Expansions Foster Earnings Growth - Research Report on International Paper,

 Stronger Volumes, Emerging Markets, and Business Expansions Foster Earnings
Growth - Research Report on International Paper, Tupperware, Ball, Crown, and
                              Graphic Packaging

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NEW YORK, July 30, 2013

NEW YORK, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting
International Paper Company (NYSE: IP), Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:
TUP), Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL), Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK), and
Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK). Today's readers may access
these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis
and analyst ratings - via the links below.

International Paper Company Research Report

On July 25, 2013, International Paper Company (International Paper) reported
its financial results for Q2 2013. Net sales increased 3.6% YoY to $7.3
billion. Net earnings attributable to International Paper were $259 million or
$0.57 per diluted share in Q2 2013, compared to $134 million or $0.31 per
diluted share in Q2 2012. Commenting on the results, John Faraci, Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer of International Paper, said, "International Paper
delivered strong results this quarter. We expanded margins and benefited from
seasonally stronger volumes and solid operating performance despite higher
planned maintenance outage costs." He added, "As we move into the second half
of the year, the company is well positioned to significantly improve earnings
and free cash flow for the balance of 2013." The Full Research Report on
International Paper Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-26/IP]

Tupperware Brands Corporation Research Report

On July 24, 2013, Tupperware Brands Corporation (Tupperware) reported its
financial results for Q2 2013. Net sales increased 7.7% YoY to $688.4 million.
Net income was $76.3 million or $1.43 per diluted share in Q2 2013, compared
to net income of $12.7 million or $0.22 per diluted share in Q2 2012.
Commenting on the results, Rick Goings, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
of Tupperware, said, "Our second quarter results reinforce the importance of
operating Tupperware Brands as a truly global business with a strong footprint
across both established and emerging market economies. This provides us with a
well-balanced source of earnings, reducing our reliance on any one market,
while allowing us the opportunity to successfully cross pollinate ideas,
products and practices around the world as we grow. But once more, the
emerging markets have been the key driver of sales and profitability this
quarter with particularly strong growth across both South America and
Asia."The Full Research Report on Tupperware Brands Corporation - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-26/TUP]

Ball Corporation Research Report

On July 25, 2013, Ball Corporation (Ball) reported its financial results for
Q2 2013. Net sales declined 4.1% YoY to $2.2 billion. Net earnings
attributable to the Company were $95.1 million or $0.63 per diluted share
(including after tax charges of $32.6 million or $0.22 per diluted share for
business consolidation costs, debt refinancing costs, and other activities),
compared to net earnings attributable to Ball of $139.5 million or $0.88 per
diluted share in Q2 2012. Commenting on the news, John A. Hayes, Chairman,
President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Despite continued weakness in
some of our end markets, our second quarter results were largely in line with
expectations and we expect improved results as we move into the second half."
He added, "Although market conditions were very challenging in the first half
of 2013, we still expect full-year comparable diluted earnings per share to
exceed full-year 2012 results." The Full Research Report on Ball Corporation -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-26/BLL]

Crown Holdings, Inc. Research Report

On July 17, 2013, Crown Holdings, Inc. (Crown) reported its financial results
for Q2 2013. Net sales increased 23.6% YoY to $2.2 billion. According to
Crown, growth in the Company's net sales was primarily due to global beverage
and food can unit sales, offset by pass-through of lower raw material costs.
Net income attributable to Crown was $133 million or $0.93 per diluted share
in Q2 2013, compared to $134 million or $0.89 per diluted share in Q2 2012.
Commenting on the quarterly results, John W. Conway, Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer of Crown, said, "We continue to benefit from our beverage
can capacity expansions targeted at the most promising growth markets. During
the second quarter we began commercial production at new beverage can plants
in Danang, Vietnam and Bangkok, Thailand and last week began production at our
new plant in Sihanoukville, Cambodia." The Full Research Report on Crown
Holdings, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-26/CCK]

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Research Report

On July 25, 2013, Graphic Packaging Holding Company (Graphic Packaging)
reported its financial results for Q2 2013. Net sales increased 2.5% YoY to
$1.1 million. According to the Company, the increase in net sales was
primarily driven by favorable volume/mix, partially offset by $ lower pricing
and unfavorable exchange rates. The Company also stated that the favorable
volume/mix was primarily driven by Q4 2012 acquisitions of Contego Packaging
Holdings Limited and A&R Carton Holding B.V. Net income attributable to
Graphic Packaging was $21.2 million or $0.06 per diluted share compared to net
income attributable to the Company of $42.4 million or $0.11 per diluted share
in Q2 2012. The Full Research Report on Graphic Packaging Holding Company -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-26/GPK]

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