Approximately 10,000 Shares Of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) Were Sold By This Insider.


International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) finished Friday with a subtraction of -$0.28 to close at $104.84, a downside of -0.27 percent. An average of 800,480 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a gain of $1.53 in the past week, and it reached a new high 2 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 1,830,395 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 1,709,514.

IFF stock has decreased by -0.93% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $101.02 on 12/19/22. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 01/03/22, shares of the company touched a low of $83.14 and a high of $151.86 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 1 time so far this year and lost -30.41% or -$45.81 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -30.96% from the 52-week high.

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Insider Transactions

IFF stock investors should be aware that International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 142 days ago on Aug 11. In this transaction, the insider spent $1,250,000. President, Scent, Fauchon de Villeplee Christoph, disposed of 629 shares at a price of $132.59 on Jun 01. The insider now owns more than $83,399 worth of shares. Prior to that, President, Scent Fauchon de Villeplee Christoph went on to Sale 630 shares at $121.68 each on May 02. An amount of $76,658 was transacted.

Valuation Metrics

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) stock’s beta is 1.05. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 2.10, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 1.58.

Financial Health

The quick ratio of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. for the three months ended June 29 was 0.90, and the current ratio was 1.80, indicating that the company is not able to meet its debt obligations. Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 0.61 and a total debt to equity ratio of 0.64 for the quarter ending June 29. Its gross profit as reported stood at $3.73 billion compared to revenue of $11.66 billion.

For investors, determining the potential profitability of the investment also depends on the performance of the company’s management. In the past 12 months, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.’s return on assets was -4.60%.

Earnings Surprise

For the three-month period that ended June 29, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. had $10.26 billion in total debt. In the quarter under review, the net income was down than the previous quarter. The company posted a net income of -$2.2 billion in the quarter, while revenues were grew 108.83%. The analyst consensus anticipated International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $1.33 per share, but it turned out to be $1.56, a 17.30% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to -$1.69 billion. Shareholders own equity worth $254.96 million.

Technical Picture

From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 30 December was 55.27%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with historical volatility in this time frame at 17.16%.

As of today, IFF’s price is $104.14 +1.48% or $1.53 from its 5-day moving average. IFF is currently trading -1.78% lower than its 20-day SMA and -12.73% lower than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is +13.28% above the SMA50 and -16.11% below the SMA200.

The stochastic %K and %D were 36.32% and 32.31%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 2.31. With the 14-day stochastic at 41.84% and the average true range at 2.46, the RSI (14) stands at 55.18%. The stock has reached 0.79 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at 0.23.

Analyst Ratings

JP Morgan downgraded International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF) to a a Neutral rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as an Overweight. The consensus rating for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) among analysts is Overweight. According to current brokerage recommendations, 1 brokerage firm advise that investors sell IFF, while 8 suggest investors hold. There are 0 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 3 analysts, while 10 others rate it as a “buy”.

What is IFF’s price target for the next 12 months?

Analysts predict a range of price targets between $89.00 and $155.00, with a median target of $120.00. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) stock is $120.97.


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