International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) went up by 2.90% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $143.87. The company’s stock price has collected 16.53% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 16 hours ago that IFF Previews Financial Profile, Governance and Strategic Transformation Initiatives Effective at Completion of Combination with DuPont N&B
Is It Worth Investing in International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE :IFF) Right Now?
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 37.67 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for IFF is at 1.01. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 7 analysts out of 18 who provided ratings for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 3 rated the stock as “overweight,” 6 rated it as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $135.94, which is $12.68 above the current price. IFF currently public float of 106.64M and currently shorts hold a 17.87% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of IFF was 1.79M shares.
IFF’s Market Performance
IFF stocks went up by 16.53% for the week, with a monthly jump of 6.27% and a quarterly performance of 2.55%, while its annual performance rate touched -2.81%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.25% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.84% for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 9.45% for IFF stocks with a simple moving average of 1.58% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of IFF
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for IFF stocks, with Societe Generale repeating the rating for IFF by listing it as a “Hold.” The predicted price for IFF in the upcoming period, according to Societe Generale is $122 based on the research report published on November 12th of the previous year 2020.
BofA Securities, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see IFF reach a price target of $155. The rating they have provided for IFF stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on October 09th, 2020.
Robert W. Baird gave a rating of “Outperform” to IFF, setting the target price at $150 in the report published on August 26th of the previous year.
IFF Trading at 10.08% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought IFF to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -14.89% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.84%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.25%, as shares surge +8.76% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +20.71% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, IFF rose by +16.53%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +6.90% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $112.38. In addition, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. saw 12.50% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at IFF starting from MIRZAYANTZ NICOLAS, who sale 156 shares at the price of $118.04 back on Apr 16. After this action, MIRZAYANTZ NICOLAS now owns 32,452 shares of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., valued at $18,414 using the latest closing price.
Winder Investment Pte Ltd, the 10% Owner of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., purchase 9,492 shares at $111.30 during a trade that took place back on Mar 30, which means that Winder Investment Pte Ltd is holding 24,130,000 shares at $1,056,456 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for IFF
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +15.22 for the present operating margin
- +37.30 for the gross margin
The net margin for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. stands at +8.81. The total capital return value is set at 7.21, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.31. Equity return is now at value 7.00, with 3.20 for asset returns.
Based on International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF), the company’s capital structure generated 75.24 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 42.94. Total debt to assets is 35.21, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 68.41. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 39.04.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.65, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.25. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.24 and the total asset turnover is 0.39. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.90.