International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) saw an upside of 2.46% to close Tuesday at $143.44 after adding $3.44 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 969,500 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $143.56 in the past week. An average of 1,679,280 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 1,344,142.
IFF’s 1-month performance is -2.81% or -$4.15 on its low of $130.51 reached on 09/28/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $99.54 and high of $157.08, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 08/11/21. YTD, IFF has achieved 31.79% or $34.60. However, the current price is down -8.68%% from the 52-week high price.
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On May 13, 153 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF). Herriott Simon (President Health & Biosciences) most recently sold 1,332 shares at $138.47 per share on May 13. This transaction cost the insider $184,442.
The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 128.51 and a low of 22.82. IFF stock has a beta of 1.00. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 4.52 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 1.67, with the price to cash flow ratio at 74.56.
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. pays an annual dividend of $3.16 per share. Its dividend yield is 2.20% and the payout ratio is 239.20%. IFF’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was made on Oct. 5, when it paid $0.79 a share compared with prior rate of $0.77, up 2.53% from last year’s. The company has boosted its dividend for the last 1 consecutive years with the latest dividend increase of $0.02 reported on Thursday August 5 2021. Measured over the last 3 years, the Dividend has been growing by 14.29% yearly.
It is projected that International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.’s next ex-dividend date will be on 27-Dec. IFF is expected to distribute $0.79 as its next dividend.
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.’s quick ratio for the period ended June 29 was 1.20, with the current ratio over the same period at 2.00 meaning that IFF stock is able to fulfill its debt obligations. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.52, while the total debt to equity was 0.55. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 33.40%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is 20.63% while for the period ending June 29; International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.’s operating margin was 4.50%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $2.09 billion against revenue of $5.08 billion.
For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Net income grew 61.19% to $3.09 billion, while revenue of $2.46 billion was 20.2% off the previous quarter. Analysts expected IFF to announce $1.49 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $1.5, representing a 0.70% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $432.0 million. IFF stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 19.06 billion, with total debt at $12.77 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $249.06 million
Let’s look briefly at International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 12 October was 65.07% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 34.01%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $139.45, reflecting a +5.88% or $7.97 change from its current price. IFF is currently trading -0.22% above its 20-day SMA, +2.91% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by -4.11% and +30.33% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 75.40% and 64.60% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 3.43. The RSI (14) points at 57.17%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 97.66% with the period’s ATR at 3.34. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 2.10 and 4.09 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF), Redburn launched coverage with a Buy rating. Analysts offering their rating for IFF stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 1 brokerage advisors rate IFF as a “sell,”, while 4 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 3 rates the stock as overweight while 10 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is IFF’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $130.00 and a high of $188.00, with their median price target at $165.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) stock is $163.93.