International Flavors Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

IFF -- USA Stock  

USD 139.12  2.26  1.65%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding International Flavors Fragrances is 'Buy'. Macroaxis provides International Flavors buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding IFF positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of International Flavors available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from IFF buy-and-hold prospective. Please also check International Flavors Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon International Flavors Fragrances has a risk adjusted performance of 0.008005, jensen alpha of 0.0942, total risk alpha of 0.2146, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.036178
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell recommendation on International Flavors to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on International Flavors. Our buy or sell recommendations engine determines the entity potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure International Flavors Fragrances is not overpriced, please check out all International Flavors fundamentals including its Price to Sales, Cash per Share, Short Ratio, as well as the relationship between EBITDA and Current Ratio . Given that International Flavors has Price to Earning of 34.91 times, we strongly advise you confirm International Flavors market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

International Flavors Thematic Classifications

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USA Equities from Chemicals industry as classified by Fama & French

International Flavors Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.01Value At Risk2.11
Potential Upside1.65Standard Deviation1.51
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International Flavors Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.69
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.1

International Flavors Volatility Alert

International Flavors Fragrances exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 1.01 and kurtosis of 2.6. However, we advise investors to further study International Flavors Fragrances technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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International Flavors Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsInternational FlavorsPeer Average
Return On Equity17.38 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset9.05 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin8.35 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin22.26 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation11.92 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding106.55 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.23 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions89.59 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted4.02 M3.24 M
Price to Earning34.91 times40.69 times
Price to Book5.91 times14.44 times
Price to Sales3.90 times17.81 times
Revenue3.58 B9.85 B
Gross Profit1.5 B21.75 B
EBITDA796.65 M1.41 B
Net Income297.67 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents322.42 M3.89 B
Cash per Share4.08 times5.17 times
Total Debt1.75 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity99.70 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio2.90 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share22.14 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations220.14 M1.25 B
Short Ratio2.63 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share3.75 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth3.35 times1.22 times
Number of Employees7.3 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization13.95 B29.78 B
Total Asset2.23 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings3.6 B38.24 B
Working Capital507.25 M3.58 B
Current Asset866.75 M36.8 B
   Purchase by Winder Investment Pte Ltd of 58529 shares of International Flavors [view details]

International Flavors Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

International Flavors generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
International Flavors has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
Over 90.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
On September 21, 2018 International Flavors paid $ 0.73 per share dividend to its current shareholders
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International Flavors Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price139.00
Target Mean Price144.32
Recommendation Mean2.80
Target High Price171.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions10
Target Low Price126.00
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