Ingredion Company Profile (NYSE:INGR)

About Ingredion (NYSE:INGR)

Ingredion logoIngredion Incorporated is an ingredients solutions provider. The Company manufactures and sells sweetener, starches, nutrition ingredients and biomaterial solutions derived from the wet milling and processing of corn and other starch-based materials to a range of industries, both domestically and internationally. It operates through four segments: North America, South America, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). It turns corn, tapioca, potatoes, and other vegetables and fruits into ingredients and biomaterials for the food, beverage, paper and corrugating, brewing and other industries. Its product line includes animal feed products and edible corn oil. Its sweetener products include glucose syrups, high maltose syrup, high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), caramel color, dextrose, polyols, maltodextrins and glucose and syrup solids. Its starch-based products include both food-grade and industrial starches, and biomaterials. It also offers specialty ingredients.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Processed & Packaged Goods
  • Sub-Industry: Agricultural Products
  • Symbol: NYSE:INGR
  • CUSIP: 45718710
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $8.28 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 71,640,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $120.08
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $121.87
  • 52 Week Range: $113.07 - $140.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.83
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.16
  • P/E Growth: 8.04
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $5.8 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.43
  • Book Value: $36.08 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.20
  • Annual Dividend: $2.00
  • Dividend Yield: 1.7%
  • EBIDTA: $1.04 billion
  • Net Margins: 8.33%
  • Return on Equity: 21.08%
  • Return on Assets: 9.59%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.71%
  • Current Ratio: 2.30%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.50%
  • Average Volume: 457,481 shs.
  • Beta: 0.73
  • Short Ratio: 3.46

Frequently Asked Questions for Ingredion (NYSE:INGR)

What is Ingredion's stock symbol?

Ingredion trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "INGR."

How often does Ingredion pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ingredion?

Ingredion announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share on Tuesday, July 25th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 28th. View Ingredion's Dividend History.

How were Ingredion's earnings last quarter?

Ingredion Inc (NYSE:INGR) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company reported $1.88 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.81 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $1.45 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.43 billion. Ingredion had a return on equity of 21.08% and a net margin of 8.33%. Ingredion's quarterly revenue was up 6.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.74 earnings per share. View Ingredion's Earnings History.

What guidance has Ingredion issued on next quarter's earnings?

Ingredion updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $7.50-7.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $7.59.

Where is Ingredion's stock going? Where will Ingredion's stock price be in 2017?

6 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Ingredion's stock. Their forecasts range from $125.00 to $155.00. On average, they expect Ingredion's stock price to reach $144.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Ingredion.

Who are some of Ingredion's key competitors?

Who owns Ingredion stock?

Ingredion's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.54%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.92%), State Street Corp (4.03%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.86%), Wellington Management Group LLP (2.12%) and UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (1.83%). Company insiders that own Ingredion stock include Diane J Frisch, Ilene S Gordon, Jack C Fortnum, James P Zallie, Jorgen Kokke and Robert J Stefansic. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ingredion.

Who sold Ingredion stock? Who is selling Ingredion stock?

Ingredion's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Capital Fund Management S.A., Gotham Asset Management LLC and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Ingredion stock in the last year include Diane J Frisch, Ilene S Gordon, Jack C Fortnum, James P Zallie, Jorgen Kokke and Robert J Stefansic. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ingredion.

Who bought Ingredion stock? Who is buying Ingredion stock?

Ingredion's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Wellington Management Group LLP, Schroder Investment Management Group, KAMES CAPITAL plc, Nordea Investment Management AB, Morgan Stanley, Check Capital Management Inc. CA and Affinity Investment Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ingredion.

How do I buy Ingredion stock?

Shares of Ingredion can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Ingredion stock cost?

One share of Ingredion stock can currently be purchased for approximately $115.52.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ingredion (NYSE:INGR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $144.75 (25.30% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ingredion (NYSE:INGR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/16/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$125.00LowView Rating Details
4/26/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$145.00LowView Rating Details
2/3/2017StephensDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
11/3/2016Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetOutperform$150.00 -> $155.00N/AView Rating Details
9/7/2016Societe GeneraleInitiated CoverageHoldN/AView Rating Details
7/29/2016Citigroup IncBoost Price TargetBuy$140.00 -> $154.00N/AView Rating Details
1/29/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncBoost Price TargetSell$81.00 -> $84.00N/AView Rating Details
12/23/2015Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingUnderperformN/AView Rating Details
9/8/2015Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$103.00N/AView Rating Details
7/7/2015Vertical ResearchInitiated CoverageHold$85.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Ingredion (NYSE:INGR)
Earnings by Quarter for Ingredion (NYSE:INGR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Ingredion (NYSE:INGR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/3/2017Q1 2017$1.81$1.88$1.43 billion$1.45 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/2/2017Q416$1.63$1.67$1.43 billion$1.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$1.75$1.96$1.45 billion$1.49 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$1.65$1.73$1.45 billion$1.46 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$1.39$1.74$1.34 billion$1.36 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$1.38$1.42$1.37 billion$1.41 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q3$1.51$1.64$1.48 million$1.47 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$1.44$1.53$1.52 billion$1.45 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q1$1.23$1.30$1.36 billion$1.33 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2015Q4$1.49$1.30$1.41 billion$1.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q3$1.60$1.60$1.51 billion$1.46 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q2$1.41$1.35$1.47 billion$1.48 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$1.10$0.96$1.43 billion$1.36 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413$1.36$1.35$1.60 billion$1.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$1.26$1.10$1.64 billion$1.61 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$1.18$1.20$1.62 billion$1.63 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$1.33$1.41$1.67 billion$1.58 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q4 2012$1.42$1.47$1.62 billion$1.64 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$1.30$1.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$1.22$1.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Ingredion (NYSE:INGR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.61 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.16 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Ingredion (NYSE:INGR)
Next Dividend:7/25/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.00
Dividend Yield:1.73%
Dividend Growth:9.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:30.77% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
26.28% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
24.51% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Ingredion (NYSE:INGR)

Dividend History by Quarter for Ingredion (NYSE:INGR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Ingredion (NYSE:INGR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 85.31%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ingredion (NYSE:INGR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Ingredion (NYSE:INGR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ingredion (NYSE:INGR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/15/2016Ilene S GordonCEOSell70,492$135.19$9,529,813.48View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Robert J StefansicSVPSell18,810$135.97$2,557,595.70View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Jack C FortnumVPSell34,800$134.54$4,681,992.00View SEC Filing  
7/6/2016James P ZallieVPSell16,900$132.00$2,230,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2016Jorgen KokkeSVPSell10,658$119.47$1,273,311.26View SEC Filing  
5/26/2016Diane J FrischVPSell6,400$118.99$761,536.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Jack C FortnumCFOSell10,000$117.95$1,179,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Jack C. FortnumCFOSell8,425$103.11$868,701.75View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Diane J FrischVPSell9,800$92.92$910,616.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2015Ilene S GordonCEOSell32,299$82.09$2,651,424.91View SEC Filing  
5/4/2015John F SaucierSVPSell50,245$80.54$4,046,732.30View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014Jack C FortnumCFOSell18,400$80.07$1,473,288.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2014Jack C FortnumCFOSell18,400$78.20$1,438,880.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Richard J AlmeidaDirectorSell4,000$70.53$282,120.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Kimberly A HunterTreasurerSell18,133$70.58$1,279,827.14View SEC Filing  
3/22/2013Jack C FortnumVPSell40,000$69.85$2,794,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2013John F SaucierSVPSell12,533$69.75$874,176.75View SEC Filing  
8/31/2012Mary Ann HynesSVPSell18,867$53.48$1,009,007.16View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Ingredion (NYSE:INGR)
Latest Headlines for Ingredion (NYSE:INGR)
DateHeadline logo[$$] In Falling Markets, Payout Stocks Play Defense - May 20 at 9:45 AM logoIngredion Inc Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.50 (INGR) - May 18 at 5:54 PM logoIngredion Inc (INGR) Rating Reiterated by BMO Capital Markets - May 16 at 12:20 PM logoINGREDION NAMED ONE OF AMERICA'S BEST MIDSIZED EMPLOYERS FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR - May 10 at 1:19 PM logo10-Q: INGREDION INC - May 5 at 10:55 PM logoIngredion Inc (INGR) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - May 5 at 2:47 PM logoIngredion (INGR) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - May 4 at 6:05 PM logoIngredion, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : INGR-US : May 4, 2017 - May 4 at 6:05 PM logoINGREDION INCORPORATED REPORTS SOLID FIRST QUARTER 2017 RESULTS - May 4 at 8:09 AM logoIngredion (INGR) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds - May 4 at 1:23 AM logoIngredion, Inc. 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - May 4 at 12:53 AM logoEdited Transcript of INGR earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-17 1:00pm GMT - May 4 at 12:53 AM logoIngredion Inc (INGR) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.11 EPS - May 3 at 7:58 PM logoIngredion Inc (INGR) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance - May 3 at 11:32 AM logoIngredion posts 1Q profit - May 3 at 7:46 AM logoINGREDION TO PRESENT AT BMO CAPITAL MARKETS 12TH ANNUAL FARM TO MARKET CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK - May 1 at 1:19 PM logoIngredion (INGR) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.17 - April 30 at 3:04 PM logoIngredion (INGR) Getting Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds - April 28 at 12:54 AM logoIngredion (INGR) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds - April 24 at 7:10 PM logoINGREDION RELEASES SIXTH ANNUAL SUSTAINABILITY UPDATE - April 21 at 5:51 PM logoIngredion (INGR) Earns News Sentiment Score of -0.20 - April 17 at 2:35 PM logoINGREDION TO RELEASE 2017 FIRST-QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS AND HOLD CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2017 - April 17 at 10:51 AM logoIngredion (INGR) Earns Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.08 - April 14 at 8:47 PM logoIngredion Inc (INGR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BMO Capital Markets - April 14 at 2:34 PM logoIngredion, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:INGR) : April 13, 2017 - April 13 at 5:39 PM logoIngredion, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : INGR-US : April 12, 2017 - April 12 at 9:07 AM logoIngredion, Inc. : INGR-US: Dividend Analysis : March 31st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 11, 2017 - April 11 at 5:40 PM logoLow Intensity Sweeteners Market to Reach USD 2,068.5 Million by 2025; Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 - 2025 - April 11 at 11:51 AM logoIngredion Inc (INGR) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - April 10 at 4:58 PM logoForm 4 Ingredion Inc For: Apr 03 Filed by: KENNY GREGORY B - April 7 at 5:47 PM logoForm 4 Ingredion Inc For: Apr 03 Filed by: KLEIN BARBARA A - April 7 at 10:26 AM logoIngredion Inc (INGR) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research - March 25 at 8:29 AM logoTop 150 2017: No. 29t Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. - March 24 at 9:38 AM logoIngredion (INGR) Presents At Consumer Analyst Group Europe 2017 Annual Conference - March 21 at 5:54 PM logoUnilever to Review Cost/Balance Sheet Post-KHC Offer - March 16 at 9:33 PM logoINGREDION INCORPORATED DECLARES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $0.50 PER SHARE - March 15 at 6:10 PM logoINGREDION TO PRESENT AT THE CONSUMER ANALYST GROUP OF EUROPE (CAGE) CONFERENCE IN LONDON ON MARCH 21, 2017 - March 14 at 11:50 AM logoINGREDION NAMED AS A 2017 WORLD'S MOST ETHICAL COMPANY BY THE ETHISPHERE INSTITUTE FOR THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR - March 13 at 10:53 AM logoINGREDION COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF RICE INGREDIENTS BUSINESS IN THAILAND - March 9 at 3:34 PM featured highlights: Marcus, CBRE Group, Wabash National, Nordson and Ingredion - March 9 at 3:34 PM logoNu Skin Enterprises (NUS) Appoints New Managerial Positions - March 8 at 6:42 PM logoSorbitol Market Worth 1.4 Billion USD by 2021 - March 7 at 11:00 AM logoIs Ingredion Incorporated a Great Stock for Value Investors? - March 6 at 5:29 PM logoINGREDION CHAIRMAN & CEO ILENE GORDON JOINS 30% CLUB - March 6 at 5:29 PM logoINGREDION INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers - March 6 at 5:29 PM logo1:28 pm Ingredion: FDA has issued a (Generally Recognized As Safe) No Objection Letter for BESTEVIA Reb-M stevia sweetener for use as a general purpose sweetener for food and beverage applications in the US - March 3 at 11:23 PM logoShould You Retain J.M. Smucker (SJM) After Q3 Earnings Miss? - March 3 at 5:54 PM logoU.S. FDA issues GRAS No Objection Letter for SweeGen's BESTEVIA(TM) Reb-M Stevia Sweetener - March 2 at 3:17 PM logoHershey (HSY) to Lay Off 15% of Workforce to Fuel Growth - March 1 at 11:43 AM logoA company is trying to show that protein isn't just in a shake, or a steak - February 25 at 10:06 AM



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