International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF): A Technical Analysis

IFF has 36-month beta value of 1.27. Analysts have mixed views on the stock, with 3 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 2 as “overweight,” 10 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

The public float for IFF is 229.83M, and currently, short sellers hold a 1.63% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of IFF on July 11, 2024 was 1.56M shares.

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IFF) stock’s latest price update

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF)’s stock price has dropped by -0.56 in relation to previous closing price of 96.81. Nevertheless, the company has seen a gain of 1.61% in its stock price over the last five trading days. zacks.com reported 2024-06-28 that Wondering how to pick strong, market-beating stocks for your investment portfolio? Look no further than the Zacks Style Scores.

IFF’s Market Performance

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) has experienced a 1.61% rise in stock performance for the past week, with a -2.24% drop in the past month, and a 11.45% rise in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.88%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 1.97% for IFF. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 0.46% for IFF’s stock, with a simple moving average of 18.27% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of IFF

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for IFF stocks, with Oppenheimer repeating the rating for IFF by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for IFF in the upcoming period, according to Oppenheimer is $116 based on the research report published on June 07, 2024 of the current year 2024.

Morgan Stanley, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see IFF reach a price target of $100. The rating they have provided for IFF stocks is “Equal-Weight” according to the report published on May 21st, 2024.

JP Morgan gave a rating of “Overweight” to IFF, setting the target price at $100 in the report published on May 08th of the current year.

IFF Trading at 1.50% 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 -3.64% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.97%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.88%, as shares sank -0.52% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +13.78% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, IFF rose by +1.61%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +40.48% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $95.80. In addition, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. saw 18.90% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at IFF starting from Strzelecki Angela, who sale 2,588 shares at the price of $95.66 back on Jun 13 ’24. After this action, Strzelecki Angela now owns 8,539 shares of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., valued at $247,560 using the latest closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for IFF

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -0.17 for the present operating margin
  • 0.31 for the gross margin

The net margin for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. stands at -0.22. The total capital return value is set at -0.07. Equity return is now at value -15.57, with -7.55 for asset returns.

Based on International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF), the company’s capital structure generated 0.42 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 0.14. The debt to equity ratio resting at 0.73. The interest coverage ratio of the stock is -5.63.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is 1.97 billion with net debt to EBITDA at -9.6. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.07. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.28for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 0.37. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.68.

Conclusion

To put it simply, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) has had a better performance in recent times. Analysts have a bullish opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.

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