How to buy International Flavors-and-Fragrances (IFF) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in International Flavors-and-Fragrances stocks.
International Flavors-and-Fragrances is a specialty chemicals business based in the US. International Flavors-and-Fragrances shares (IFF.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US dollars. Its last market close was $75.38 – an increase of 0.2% over the previous day. International Flavors-and-Fragrances employs 24,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $11.6 billion.
How to buy shares in International Flavors-and-Fragrances
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Is it a good time to buy International Flavors-and-Fragrances stock?
Only you can make the decision on the time to leap... but here's some supporting information and analysis.
Share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, International Flavors-and-Fragrances's shares have ranged in value from as little as $61.3913 up to $114.6292. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while International Flavors-and-Fragrances's is 1.172. This would suggest that International Flavors-and-Fragrances's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
|1 week (2023-11-23)||0.87%|
|1 month (2023-10-31)||10.76%|
|3 months (2023-08-31)||8.56%|
|6 months (2023-05-31)||-3.73%|
|1 year (2022-11-30)||-26.52%|
|2 years (2021-11-30)||-43.06%|
|3 years (2020-11-30)||-26.08%|
|5 years (2018-11-30)||-38.86%|
The gauge below shows real-time ratings that are based on 26 popular indicators such as moving averages, for specific time periods. It's not a recommendation but is simply technical analysis that can form part of your research.
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Is International Flavors-and-Fragrances under- or over-valued?
Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value. Check out the International Flavors-and-Fragrances P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA
International Flavors-and-Fragrances's current stock price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1254x. In other words, International Flavors-and-Fragrances stocks trade at around 1254x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the United States stock markets on average as of November 09, 2023 (20.44). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
International Flavors-and-Fragrances's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.4587. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value given the current rate of growth.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into International Flavors-and-Fragrances's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.
International Flavors-and-Fragrances's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $1.7 billion ($2.4 billion CAD).
The EBITDA is a measure of a International Flavors-and-Fragrances's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
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