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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.47
IFF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. IFF: 0.47 )
IFF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 13.91
Current: 0.47

0.01
13.91
Equity to Asset 0.45
IFF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. IFF: 0.45 )
IFF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.74
Current: 0.45

0.21
0.74
Interest Coverage 12.86
IFF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 21.55 vs. IFF: 12.86 )
IFF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.06   Max: 153.37
Current: 12.86

4.06
153.37
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 6.22
M-Score: -2.68
WACC vs ROIC
8.54%
21.83%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 19.33
IFF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1459 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.82 vs. IFF: 19.33 )
IFF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 13.39   Max: 23.7
Current: 19.33

13.39
23.7
Net-margin (%) 14.10
IFF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1459 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. IFF: 14.10 )
IFF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 6.29   Max: 15.29
Current: 14.1

6.29
15.29
ROE (%) 27.81
IFF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. IFF: 27.81 )
IFF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 16.51   Max: 38.58
Current: 27.81

16.51
38.58
ROA (%) 12.68
IFF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1475 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. IFF: 12.68 )
IFF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.88   Max: 14.9
Current: 12.68

4.88
14.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 39.70
IFF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1468 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.62 vs. IFF: 39.70 )
IFF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 22.97   Max: 72.94
Current: 39.7

22.97
72.94
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.50
IFF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1196 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. IFF: 3.50 )
IFF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 13.3
Current: 3.5

1.9
13.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 11.50
IFF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. IFF: 11.50 )
IFF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.3   Max: 12.4
Current: 11.5

-8.3
12.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.80
IFF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 991 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. IFF: 15.80 )
IFF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15   Max: 19.5
Current: 15.8

-15
19.5
» IFF's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

IFF Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Pioneer Investments 471,254 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 7,800 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 1,201,295 sh (+21.69%)
Bill Frels 4,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 4,650 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 154,700 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 162,900 sh (-40.63%)
Joel Greenblatt 21,503 sh (-66.29%)
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Q3 2014

IFF Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ray Dalio 5,363 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,733 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 42,207 sh (+441.12%)
Mario Gabelli 1,229,665 sh (+2.36%)
Chuck Royce 154,700 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 483,412 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 4,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 4,650 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 18,777 sh (-12.68%)
Jim Simons 67,600 sh (-58.50%)
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Q4 2014

IFF Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Pioneer Investments 516,255 sh (+6.79%)
Mario Gabelli 1,262,428 sh (+2.66%)
Chuck Royce 154,700 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 4,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 4,650 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 41,700 sh (-1.20%)
Ray Dalio 2,063 sh (-61.53%)
Jim Simons 11,400 sh (-83.14%)
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Q1 2015

IFF Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 65,224 sh (+472.14%)
Ray Dalio 3,563 sh (+72.71%)
Pioneer Investments 607,150 sh (+17.61%)
Mario Gabelli 1,266,965 sh (+0.36%)
Murray Stahl 4,650 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 4,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 41,600 sh (-0.24%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 21.90
IFF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 29.90 vs. IFF: 21.90 )
IFF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.16   Max: 25.62
Current: 21.9

9.16
25.62
Forward P/E 19.96
IFF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IFF: 19.96 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.10
IFF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 30.10 vs. IFF: 22.10 )
IFF' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.17   Max: 25.52
Current: 22.1

9.17
25.52
P/B 6.10
IFF's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 1617 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. IFF: 6.10 )
IFF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.96   Max: 7.97
Current: 6.1

2.96
7.97
P/S 3.10
IFF's P/S is ranked lower than
58% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. IFF: 3.10 )
IFF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 3.22
Current: 3.1

0.86
3.22
PFCF 24.60
IFF's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 107.86 vs. IFF: 24.60 )
IFF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.91   Max: 76.84
Current: 24.6

11.91
76.84
POCF 18.70
IFF's POCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.18 vs. IFF: 18.70 )
IFF' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.39   Max: 27.64
Current: 18.7

8.39
27.64
EV-to-EBIT 16.85
IFF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 23.27 vs. IFF: 16.85 )
IFF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.9   Max: 17.5
Current: 16.85

8.9
17.5
PEG 2.38
IFF's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IFF: 2.38 )
IFF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 322.86
Current: 2.38

1.13
322.86
Shiller P/E 30.30
IFF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IFF: 30.30 )
IFF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.19   Max: 33.04
Current: 30.3

10.19
33.04
Current Ratio 3.60
IFF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1304 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. IFF: 3.60 )
IFF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 4.02
Current: 3.6

0.86
4.02
Quick Ratio 2.50
IFF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 1304 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. IFF: 2.50 )
IFF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 2.5
Current: 2.5

0.5
2.5
Days Inventory 117.08
IFF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
52% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 73.25 vs. IFF: 117.08 )
IFF' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 116.48   Max: 203.63
Current: 117.08

116.48
203.63
Days Sales Outstanding 61.98
IFF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 70.30 vs. IFF: 61.98 )
IFF' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 55.81   Max: 82.9
Current: 61.98

55.81
82.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.50
IFF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
54% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. IFF: 1.50 )
IFF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 3.83
Current: 1.5

1.41
3.83
Dividend Payout 0.34
IFF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
78% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. IFF: 0.34 )
IFF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 10.71
Current: 0.34

0.24
10.71
Dividend growth (3y) 14.00
IFF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
86% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. IFF: 14.00 )
IFF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -26.6   Max: 14
Current: 14

-26.6
14
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.60
IFF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. IFF: 2.60 )
IFF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.44   Max: 6.63
Current: 2.6

2.44
6.63

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 11.72
IFF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
61% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. IFF: 11.72 )
IFF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.83   Max: 207.78
Current: 11.72

2.83
207.78
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.59
IFF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IFF: 2.59 )
IFF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 2.57
Current: 2.59

0.61
2.57
Price/Median PS Value 1.75
IFF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. IFF: 1.75 )
IFF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 2.25
Current: 1.75

0.01
2.25
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.70
IFF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IFF: 2.70 )
IFF' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 4.53
Current: 2.7

0.57
4.53
Price/Graham Number 3.38
IFF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
64% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. IFF: 3.38 )
IFF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 12.55
Current: 3.38

1.2
12.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.00
IFF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1453 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. IFF: 6.00 )
IFF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 11.3
Current: 6

5.7
11.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.47
IFF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. IFF: 10.47 )
IFF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -49.2   Max: 152
Current: 10.47

-49.2
152

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
Compare:NEU, SCL, VAL, POL, CYT » details
Traded in other countries:IFF.Germany,
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc incorporated in New York. The Company is engaged in manufacturing and supplying of flavors and fragrances for the food, beverage, personal care and household products industries either in the form of compounds or individual ingredients. Its flavors and fragrances compounds combine a large number of ingredients that are blended, mixed or reacted together to produce proprietary formulas created by its perfumers and flavorists. Its flavors business is regional in nature, with different formulas that reflect local taste and ingredients. As a creator of flavor compounds, it helps their customers deliver on the promise of delicious and healthy foods and drinks that appeal to consumers. Its Flavors compounds are ultimately used by its customers in four end-use categories: (1) Savory, (2) Beverages, (3) Sweet, pharmaceutical and oral care ("Sweet"), and (4) Dairy. The Company creates the flavors in its regional creative and technical centers that allow them to satisfy local taste preferences, while also helping to ensure regulatory compliance and production standards. The Company also manufacture a limited amount of flavor ingredients for its use in developing flavor compounds. Savory — Ethe Company produces flavors which are used in soups, sauces, condiments, prepared meals, meat and poultry, and potato chips and other savory snacks. Beverages — it creates flavors for juice drinks, carbonated beverages, flavored waters and spirits and have creative expertise dedicated to beverage flavor systems. Sweet — it creates flavor concepts and heat-stable flavors for bakery products, as well as candy, chewing gum and cereal, which each have distinctive sweet tastes. For pharmaceutical and oral care products, the company produce flavors for products such as toothpaste and mouthwash. Dairy — it offers a complete range of value-added compounded flavors for all dairy applications, including yogurt, ice cream, cheese, cream and butter flavor. The Company also offers a wide range of quality vanilla extracts and a variety of flavor solutions that build on its understanding of vanilla. Its fragrances are a key component in the world's finest perfumes and consumer brands, including fine fragrance, beauty care, fabric care, personal wash and home care products. Its Fragrances business consists of Fragrance Compounds and Fragrance Ingredients. Fragrance Compounds refers to its fragrance compounds that are ultimately used by its customers in two broad end-use categories, Fine Fragrance and Beauty Care and Functional Fragrances. The Company manufacture , high-quality and cost-effective fragrance, and to a much smaller extent flavor, ingredients, for internal use in its compound businesses and for external use in preparation of compounds by its customers and other third parties, including its competitors. The Company develop, produce and market its products in a number of jurisdictions throughout the
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