International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF) : Fairfield Bush reduced its stake in International Flavors & Fragrances Inc by 0.1% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 104,132 shares of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc which is valued at $13.1 Million after selling 100 shares in International Flavors & Fragrances Inc , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 13, 2016.International Flavors & Fragrances Inc makes up approximately 4.73% of Fairfield Bush’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Parametric Portfolio Associates boosted its stake in IFF in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 9,312 additional shares and now holds a total of 116,051 shares of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc which is valued at $14.7 Million. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc makes up approx 0.02% of Parametric Portfolio Associates’s portfolio. Guyasuta Investment Advisors Inc sold out all of its stake in IFF during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 1,710 shares of IFF which is valued $215,888.Banque Pictet Cie Sa reduced its stake in IFF by selling 1,900 shares or 0.99% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 190,697 shares of IFF which is valued at $22.6 Million. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc makes up approx 0.61% of Banque Pictet Cie Sa’s portfolio.State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System reduced its stake in IFF by selling 1,650 shares or 1.65% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 98,359 shares of IFF which is valued at $11.7 Million. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc makes up approx 0.04% of State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System’s portfolio.
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc opened for trading at $128.31 and hit $129.335 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $129, with a gain of 0.58% or 0.75 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,75,057 shares. Company has a market cap of $10,283 M.
On the company’s financial health, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc reported $1.47 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.07 according to the earnings call on May 9, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.40. The company had revenue of $783.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $772.11 million. The company’s revenue was up 1.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.45 EPS.
Investors should note that on May 4, 2016, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc announced a cash dividend of $0.5600. The company’s management has announced Jun 23, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Jun 27, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Jul 7, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. Company shares were Reiterated by Deutsche Bank on May 11, 2016 to “Hold”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 124 from a previous price target of $115 .
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) creates manufactures and supplies flavors and fragrances for the food beverage personal care and household products industries either in the form of compounds or individual ingredients. The company operates in two segments: Flavors and Fragrances. 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. Fragrances segment offers fragrance compounds including fine and fragrance ingredients. The Company’s products are sold principally to manufacturers of perfumes and cosmetics hair and other personal care products soaps and detergents cleaning products dairy meat and other processed foods beverages snacks and savory foods sweet and baked goods and pharmaceutical and oral care products.