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How to buy Ingredion Incorporated stock

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Ingredion Incorporated is a packaged foods business based in the US. Ingredion Incorporated shares (INGR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Ingredion Incorporated employs 12,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Ingredion Incorporated stock price (NYSE: INGR)

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Ingredion Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-23.
Latest market close$97.69
52-week range$71.77 - $101.89
50-day moving average $97.44
200-day moving average $93.09
Wall St. target price$108.80
PE ratio 40.0862
Dividend yield $2.57 (2.66%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.44

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Ingredion Incorporated price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $97.69 from 2022-01-21

1 week (2022-01-14) -3.29%
1 month (2021-12-23) 3.04%
3 months (2021-10-22) 0.70%
6 months (2021-07-23) 11.93%
1 year (2021-01-22) 26.75%
2 years (2020-01-23) 5.18%
3 years (2019-01-23) 98.17
5 years (2017-01-23) 126.52

Is Ingredion Incorporated stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Ingredion Incorporated stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Ingredion Incorporated's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Ingredion Incorporated's P/E ratio

Ingredion Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 40x. In other words, Ingredion Incorporated shares trade at around 40x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Ingredion Incorporated's PEG ratio

Ingredion Incorporated's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.2303. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Ingredion Incorporated's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Ingredion Incorporated's EBITDA

Ingredion Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $974 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Ingredion Incorporated's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Ingredion Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM $6.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 11.39%
Gross profit TTM $1.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 7.13%
Return on equity TTM 5.76%
Profit margin 2.45%
Book value $46.37
Market capitalisation $6.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Ingredion Incorporated's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Ingredion Incorporated.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Ingredion Incorporated's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 32.94

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Ingredion Incorporated's overall score of 32.94 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 58th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Ingredion Incorporated is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Ingredion Incorporated's environmental score

Environmental score: 14.77/100

Ingredion Incorporated's environmental score of 14.77 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Ingredion Incorporated is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Ingredion Incorporated's social score

Social score: 13.59/100

Ingredion Incorporated's social score of 13.59 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Ingredion Incorporated is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Ingredion Incorporated's governance score

Governance score: 7.07/100

Ingredion Incorporated's governance score puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Ingredion Incorporated is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Ingredion Incorporated's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Ingredion Incorporated scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Ingredion Incorporated has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Ingredion Incorporated was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 32.94
Total ESG percentile 58.16
Environmental score 14.77
Environmental score percentile 6
Social score 13.59
Social score percentile 6
Governance score 7.07
Governance score percentile 6
Level of controversy 2

Ingredion Incorporated share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 35.25% of net profits

Recently Ingredion Incorporated has paid out, on average, around 35.25% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.66% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Ingredion Incorporated shareholders could enjoy a 2.66% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Ingredion Incorporated's case, that would currently equate to about $2.57 per share.

While Ingredion Incorporated's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Ingredion Incorporated may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Ingredion Incorporated's most recent dividend payout was on 23 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Ingredion Incorporated's shares ever split?

Ingredion Incorporated's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 25 January 2005. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Ingredion Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Ingredion Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted Ingredion Incorporated's share price.

Ingredion Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ingredion Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $71.7679 up to $101.89. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

INGR.US volatility(beta: 0.84)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Ingredion Incorporated's is 0.8409. This would suggest that Ingredion Incorporated's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Ingredion Incorporated overview

Ingredion Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells starches and sweeteners for various industries. It operates through four segments: North America; South America; Asia Pacific; and Europe, Middle East, and Africa. The company offers sweetener products comprising glucose syrups, high maltose syrups, high fructose corn syrups, caramel colors, dextrose, polyols, maltodextrins, and glucose syrup solids, as well as food-grade and industrial starches, biomaterials, and nutrition ingredients. It also provides edible corn oil; refined corn oil to packers of cooking oil and to producers of margarine, salad dressings, shortening, mayonnaise, and other foods; and corn gluten feed used as protein feed for chickens, pet food, and aquaculture, as well as fruit and vegetable products, such as concentrates, purees and essences, pulse proteins, and hydrocolloids systems and blends. The company's products are derived primarily from processing corn and other starch-based materials, such as tapioca, potato, and rice. It serves food, beverage, paper and corrugating products, brewing, pharmaceutical, textile, and personal care industries, as well as animal feed markets. The company was formerly known as Corn Products International, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Ingredion Incorporated is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.671% of Ingredion Incorporated shares are held by insiders and 88.529% by institutions.
How many people work for Ingredion Incorporated?
Latest data suggests 12,000 work at Ingredion Incorporated.
When does the fiscal year end for Ingredion Incorporated?
Ingredion Incorporated's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Ingredion Incorporated based?
Ingredion Incorporated's address is: 5 Westbrook Corporate Center, Westchester, IL, United States, 60154
What is Ingredion Incorporated's ISIN number?
Ingredion Incorporated's international securities identification number is: US4571871023
What is Ingredion Incorporated's CUSIP number?
Ingredion Incorporated's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 219023108

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