International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.28

News headlines about International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. International Flavors & Fragrances earned a daily sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 46.5517869775712 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of International Flavors & Fragrances from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $160.00 price target on shares of International Flavors & Fragrances in a research note on Friday, November 10th. UBS Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $166.00 price target (up from $151.00) on shares of International Flavors & Fragrances in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, Evercore ISI raised shares of International Flavors & Fragrances from an “in-line” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $150.71.

Shares of International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) traded up $1.79 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $144.85. 680,763 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 376,461. The stock has a market cap of $11,440.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.75, a PEG ratio of 2.60 and a beta of 1.11. International Flavors & Fragrances has a 1 year low of $117.07 and a 1 year high of $157.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.92, a current ratio of 2.66 and a quick ratio of 1.77.

International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 13th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.40 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.30 by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $854.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $832.26 million. International Flavors & Fragrances had a net margin of 12.57% and a return on equity of 27.13%. International Flavors & Fragrances’s quarterly revenue was up 12.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.22 EPS. equities analysts anticipate that International Flavors & Fragrances will post 5.78 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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International Flavors & Fragrances Company Profile

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc creates, manufactures and supplies flavors and fragrances (including cosmetic active ingredients) used to impart or improve flavor or fragrance in a range of consumer products. The Company operates in two segments: Flavors and Fragrances. The Flavors segment offers flavor compounds that are sold to the food and beverage industries for use in consumer products, such as prepared foods, beverages, dairy, food and sweet products.

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