Consider This Before Taking a Position in IFF

Shares of Industrials sector company International Flavors & Fragrances moved 0.0% today, and are now trading at a price of $96.07. The large-cap stock's daily volume was 277,567 compared to its average volume of 2,117,900. The S&P 500 index returned a -0.0% performance.

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cosmetic active and natural health ingredients for use in various consumer products in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Greater Asia, North America, and Latin America. The company is based in New York and has 24,600 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $24,504,287,232. International Flavors & Fragrances currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 3.3% per year.

19 analysts are following International Flavors & Fragrances and have set target prices ranging from $81.0 to $145.0 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At today's prices, IFF is trading -15.74% away from its average analyst target price of $114.02 per share.

Over the last year, IFF shares have gone down by -23.3%, which represents a difference of -16.0% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $135.17 per share and its 52 week low is $81.53. Although International Flavors & Fragrances's average free cash flow over the last four years has been $464,555,250.0, they have been decreasing at an average rate of -32.6%. For this reason, investors may continue to shun the stock.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2022-12-31 345,000 -506,000 -161,000 -115.48
2021-12-31 1,437,000 -397,000 1,040,000 99.12
2020-12-31 714,098 -191,794 522,304 14.31
2019-12-31 698,965 -242,048 456,917 n/a
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