NYSE:IFF - International Flavors & Fragrances Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$143.20 +0.20 (+0.14 %)
(As of 11/13/2018 02:01 PM ET)
Previous Close$143.00
Today's Range$142.00 - $144.0650
52-Week Range$122.11 - $157.40
Volume246,074 shs
Average Volume994,393 shs
Market Capitalization$15.55 billion
P/E Ratio24.31
Dividend Yield2.00%
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures flavors and fragrances for use in various consumer products. It operates through two segments, Flavors and Fragrances. The Flavors segment offers flavor compounds primarily to the food and beverage industries for use in consumer products, such as prepared foods, beverages, dairy, food, and sweet products. The Fragrances segment provides fragrance compounds, which include fine fragrances comprising perfumes and colognes, as well as consumer fragrances for personal care, household products, and beauty care; fragrance ingredients comprising synthetic and natural ingredients that could be combined with other materials to create fragrance and consumer compounds; and cosmetic active ingredients consisting of active and functional ingredients, botanicals, and delivery systems to support its customers' cosmetic and personal care product lines. This segment serves perfume and toiletries manufacturers in the cosmetics industry; and manufacturers of soaps, detergents, fabric care, household cleaners, and air fresheners in the household products industry. The company has operations in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Greater Asia, North America, and Latin America. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. was founded in 1833 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Industrial organic chemicals
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:IFF
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.07
Current Ratio9.16
Quick Ratio8.21


Trailing P/E Ratio24.31
Forward P/E Ratio23.02
P/E Growth2.6

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.40 billion
Price / Sales4.49
Cash Flow$7.2875 per share
Price / Cash19.65
Book Value$21.39 per share
Price / Book6.69


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.89
Net Income$295.66 million
Net Margins7.86%
Return on Equity21.76%
Return on Assets8.55%


Outstanding Shares106,620,000
Market Cap$15.55 billion

International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is International Flavors & Fragrances' stock symbol?

International Flavors & Fragrances trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "IFF."

How often does International Flavors & Fragrances pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for International Flavors & Fragrances?

International Flavors & Fragrances declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 1st. Investors of record on Monday, September 24th will be given a dividend of $0.73 per share on Friday, October 5th. This represents a $2.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.04%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 21st. This is an increase from International Flavors & Fragrances's previous quarterly dividend of $0.69. View International Flavors & Fragrances' Dividend History.

How were International Flavors & Fragrances' earnings last quarter?

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (NYSE:IFF) issued its earnings results on Monday, November, 5th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.54 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.54. The specialty chemicals company earned $907.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $886.15 million. International Flavors & Fragrances had a net margin of 7.86% and a return on equity of 21.76%. The firm's revenue was up 4.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.47 earnings per share. View International Flavors & Fragrances' Earnings History.

When is International Flavors & Fragrances' next earnings date?

International Flavors & Fragrances is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for International Flavors & Fragrances.

What guidance has International Flavors & Fragrances issued on next quarter's earnings?

International Flavors & Fragrances updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, November, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.25-6.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.04. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.95-4.05 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.99 billion.International Flavors & Fragrances also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $6.25-6.45 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for IFF?

8 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for International Flavors & Fragrances' shares. Their predictions range from $130.00 to $156.00. On average, they anticipate International Flavors & Fragrances' share price to reach $144.1667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for International Flavors & Fragrances.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for International Flavors & Fragrances?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for International Flavors & Fragrances in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for International Flavors & Fragrances.

Has International Flavors & Fragrances been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about IFF stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. International Flavors & Fragrances earned a news impact score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of International Flavors & Fragrances' key competitors?

Who are International Flavors & Fragrances' key executives?

International Flavors & Fragrances' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Andreas Fibig, Chairman & CEO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Richard A. O'Leary, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Ms. Anne Chwat, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. Nicolas Mirzayantz, Group Pres of Fragrances (Age 55)
  • Mr. Matthias Haeni, Group Pres of Flavors (Age 52)

Who are International Flavors & Fragrances' major shareholders?

International Flavors & Fragrances' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.57%), FMR LLC (2.15%), Swedbank (1.24%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.99%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.56%) and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.55%). Company insiders that own International Flavors & Fragrances stock include Anne Chwat, Dale F Morrison, Francisco Fortanet, Henry W Howell Jr, Marcello Bottoli, Nicolas Mirzayantz and Winder Investment Pte Ltd. View Institutional Ownership Trends for International Flavors & Fragrances.

Which institutional investors are selling International Flavors & Fragrances stock?

IFF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Gabelli Funds LLC and Janus Henderson Group PLC. Company insiders that have sold International Flavors & Fragrances company stock in the last year include Anne Chwat and Francisco Fortanet. View Insider Buying and Selling for International Flavors & Fragrances.

Which institutional investors are buying International Flavors & Fragrances stock?

IFF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Schroder Investment Management Group, Engadine Partners LLP, Rovida Advisors Inc., Swedbank, Monashee Investment Management LLC and Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd. Company insiders that have bought International Flavors & Fragrances stock in the last two years include Dale F Morrison, Marcello Bottoli and Winder Investment Pte Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for International Flavors & Fragrances.

How do I buy shares of International Flavors & Fragrances?

Shares of IFF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is International Flavors & Fragrances' stock price today?

One share of IFF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $143.46.

How big of a company is International Flavors & Fragrances?

International Flavors & Fragrances has a market capitalization of $15.55 billion and generates $3.40 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $295.66 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.89 on an earnings per share basis. International Flavors & Fragrances employs 7,300 workers across the globe.

What is International Flavors & Fragrances' official website?

The official website for International Flavors & Fragrances is http://www.iff.com.

How can I contact International Flavors & Fragrances?

International Flavors & Fragrances' mailing address is 521 W 57TH ST, NEW YORK NY, 10019. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 212-765-5500 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE IFF)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  317 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  300 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  617
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about International Flavors & Fragrances and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe IFF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe IFF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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