International Flavors Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

IFF -- USA Stock  

USD 135.53  0.03  0.0221%

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 0.0721, jensen alpha of 0.0804, total risk alpha of 0.1849, sortino ratio of 0.1263 and treynor ratio of 0.4712
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 38.76X, 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

Chemicals IdeaChemicals
USA Equities from Chemicals industry as classified by Fama & French
Chemicals Makers IdeaChemicals Makers
Chemicals for crops, soil, human, and animals

International Flavors Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.07Value At Risk1.95
Potential Upside1.82Standard Deviation1.34
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Winder Investment Pte LtdCommon Shares17.9 M2.5 B
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares10.3 M1.4 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares5.9 M825.9 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares3.8 M524.8 M
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance CoCommon Shares3.5 M481.9 M
Capital Research Global InvestorsCommon Shares3 M417.2 M
Fmr LlcCommon Shares2.3 M318.7 M
Winder Investment Pte LtdPreferred Shares3 M170.1 M

International Flavors Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.14
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.13

International Flavors Volatility Alert

International Flavors Fragrances has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.74 and kurtosis of 2.23. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate International Flavors Fragrances to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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International Flavors Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsInternational FlavorsPeer Average
Return On Equity9.80% (15.17)%
Return On Asset5.98% (15.64)%
Profit Margin7.86% (5.50)%
Operating Margin22.23% (10.91)%
Current Valuation13.72B152.14B
Shares Outstanding106.62M1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.19% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions81.01% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted3.77M3.24M
Price to Earning38.76X40.69X
Price to Book3.13X14.44X
Price to Sales4.06X17.81X
Gross Profit1.51B21.75B
Net Income283.33M517.71M
Cash and Equivalents5.27B3.89B
Cash per Share49.47X5.17X
Total Debt4.38B7.36B
Debt to Equity108.40% 0.72%
Current Ratio9.16X3.30X
Book Value Per Share43.96X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations285.1M1.25B
Short Ratio3.91X2.09X
Earnings Per Share3.55X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth2.36X1.22X
Number of Employees7.3K10.67K
Market Capitalization14.68B29.78B
Total Asset2.23B126.86B
Retained Earnings3.6B38.24B
Working Capital507.25M3.58B
Current Asset866.75M36.8B
   Purchase by Winder Investment Pte Ltd of 10200 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 81.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors

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International Flavors Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price152.00
Target Mean Price149.93
Recommendation Mean2.70
Target High Price171.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions11
Target Low Price130.00
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