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

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$138.23 +0.70 (+0.51 %)
(As of 10/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$137.53
Today's Range$137.22 - $139.19
52-Week Range$122.11 - $157.40
Volume844,400 shs
Average Volume757,431 shs
Market Capitalization$12.76 billion
P/E Ratio23.35
Dividend Yield2.22%
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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.98
Current Ratio2.90
Quick Ratio1.90


Trailing P/E Ratio23.35
Forward P/E Ratio21.91
P/E Growth2.45

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.40 billion
Price / Sales4.34
Cash Flow$7.3762 per share
Price / Cash18.74
Book Value$21.39 per share
Price / Book6.46


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.89
Net Income$295.66 million
Net Margins8.35%
Return on Equity28.32%
Return on Assets10.71%


Outstanding Shares106,650,000
Market Cap$12.76 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. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.73 per share on Friday, October 5th. This represents a $2.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 7th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.66 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.05. The specialty chemicals company earned $920.02 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $899.62 million. International Flavors & Fragrances had a return on equity of 28.32% and a net margin of 8.35%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.50 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 Monday, November 5th 2018. 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 Tuesday, August, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $6.21-6.33 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.24.

What price target have analysts set for IFF?

10 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for International Flavors & Fragrances' stock. Their predictions range from $130.00 to $166.00. On average, they anticipate International Flavors & Fragrances' stock price to reach $148.8750 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for International Flavors & Fragrances.

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

10 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 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for International Flavors & Fragrances.

Are investors shorting International Flavors & Fragrances?

International Flavors & Fragrances saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 14th, there was short interest totalling 3,996,525 shares, an increase of 45.3% from the August 31st total of 2,749,866 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,752,333 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.3 days. Approximately 5.1% of the company's stock are sold short. View International Flavors & Fragrances' Current Options Chain.

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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Swedbank (1.24%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.43%), Howard Capital Management (0.07%), Andra AP fonden (0.06%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.03%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). 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 major investors are selling International Flavors & Fragrances stock?

IFF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Andra AP fonden and MAI Capital Management. 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 major investors are buying International Flavors & Fragrances stock?

IFF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Swedbank, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Howard Capital Management, Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management UK Ltd., New England Research & Management Inc., DNB Asset Management AS, We Are One Seven LLC and Personal Capital Advisors Corp. 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 $138.23.

How big of a company is International Flavors & Fragrances?

International Flavors & Fragrances has a market capitalization of $12.76 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 7,299 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:  314 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  295 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  609
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 10/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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