Home Sectors Basic Materials Latest Movement: Internationa Flavors And Fragrances (NYSE: IFF)

Latest Movement: Internationa Flavors And Fragrances (NYSE: IFF)

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Internationa Flavors And Fragrances is in the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. The company CEO is Andreas Fibig. International Flavors and Fragrances Inc is engaged in manufacturing and supplying of flavors and fragrances for the food, beverage, personal care and household products industries either in the form of compounds or individual ingredients.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The IFF stock showed a previous change of -0.61% with an open at 136.23 and a close of 134.71. It reached an intraday high of 136.52 and a low of 133.87.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $14.4b with 106.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 105.2m shares. Trading volume reached 770,130 shares compared to its average volume of 940,860 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Internationa Flavors And Fragrances shares returned -0.06% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 0.90%. Over three months, it changed 6.44%. In one year it has changed 10.22% and within that year its 52-week high was 150.57 and its 52-week low was 121.85. IFF stock is 10.55% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 133.93 and a 50 day moving average of 132.82. Currently IFF stock is trading 0.58% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.8 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 35.45. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.50. The TTM EPS is 6.11, which comes to a TTM PE of 22.05. Historically, the PE high was 42.30 and the PE low was 18.90. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 115.47, which is a decrease of -14.29%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 0.96
4thQtr of 2018 0.09
3rdQtr of 2018 1.17
2ndQtr of 2018 1.25
1stQtr of 2018 1.63

The dividend per share is currently 2.92, which is a dividend yield of 2.17%. Also, the payout ratio is 47.79%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 182.09, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 26.02%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 8,703,449, which was 8.16% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 8.07. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 0.78.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 8.17%, return on assets is 3.63%, profit margin is 7.48%, price-to-sales is 3.33 and price-to-book is 2.34.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 1  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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