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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 0.51
IFF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. IFF: 0.51 )
IFF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 13.91
Current: 0.51

0.01
13.91
Equity to Asset 0.44
IFF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. IFF: 0.44 )
IFF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.44

0.21
0.73
Interest Coverage 12.86
IFF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.76 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: 9
Z-Score: 6.07
M-Score: -2.65
WACC vs ROIC
7.96%
21.22%
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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 19.18
IFF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.98 vs. IFF: 19.18 )
IFF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 13.39   Max: 26.68
Current: 19.18

13.39
26.68
Net-margin (%) 13.42
IFF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.19 vs. IFF: 13.42 )
IFF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 6.29   Max: 17.28
Current: 13.42

6.29
17.28
ROE (%) 26.79
IFF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.36 vs. IFF: 26.79 )
IFF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 16.51   Max: 38.58
Current: 26.79

16.51
38.58
ROA (%) 12.17
IFF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. IFF: 12.17 )
IFF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.88   Max: 14.9
Current: 12.17

4.88
14.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 40.12
IFF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.96 vs. IFF: 40.12 )
IFF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 22.97   Max: 71.55
Current: 40.12

22.97
71.55
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.50
IFF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. IFF: 3.50 )
IFF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 13.3
Current: 3.5

0.4
13.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 11.50
IFF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. IFF: 11.50 )
IFF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.3   Max: 12.3
Current: 11.5

-8.3
12.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.80
IFF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. IFF: 15.80 )
IFF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15   Max: 19.5
Current: 15.8

-15
19.5
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

IFF Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 7,289 sh (+24.07%)
Jim Simons 274,400 sh (+21.25%)
Joel Greenblatt 63,794 sh (+12.42%)
Mario Gabelli 987,197 sh (+9.56%)
Murray Stahl 4,650 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Bill Frels 4,000 sh (-12.01%)
Chuck Royce 154,700 sh (-45.22%)
Steven Cohen 3,600 sh (-87.40%)
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Q2 2014

IFF Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jeremy Grantham 7,800 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 471,254 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

Paul Tudor Jones 3,733 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 5,363 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 42,207 sh (+441.12%)
Mario Gabelli 1,229,665 sh (+2.36%)
Pioneer Investments 483,412 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 4,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 4,650 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 154,700 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%)
Bill Frels 4,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 4,650 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 154,700 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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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 23.30
IFF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 28.60 vs. IFF: 23.30 )
IFF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.17   Max: 25.62
Current: 23.3

9.17
25.62
Forward P/E 19.42
IFF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 25.51 vs. IFF: 19.42 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.00
IFF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 28.20 vs. IFF: 23.00 )
IFF' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.17   Max: 25.52
Current: 23

9.17
25.52
P/B 6.20
IFF's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. IFF: 6.20 )
IFF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.96   Max: 7.97
Current: 6.2

2.96
7.97
P/S 3.10
IFF's P/S is ranked lower than
59% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 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 25.60
IFF's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 80.71 vs. IFF: 25.60 )
IFF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.96   Max: 76.84
Current: 25.6

11.96
76.84
POCF 18.40
IFF's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.54 vs. IFF: 18.40 )
IFF' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.42   Max: 27.64
Current: 18.4

8.42
27.64
EV-to-EBIT 16.76
IFF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.83 vs. IFF: 16.76 )
IFF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.9   Max: 17.5
Current: 16.76

8.9
17.5
PEG 2.47
IFF's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IFF: 2.47 )
IFF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 322.86
Current: 2.47

1.13
322.86
Shiller P/E 32.10
IFF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 44.67 vs. IFF: 32.10 )
IFF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.15   Max: 33.22
Current: 32.1

10.15
33.22
Current Ratio 3.30
IFF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. IFF: 3.30 )
IFF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 3.75
Current: 3.3

0.86
3.75
Quick Ratio 2.20
IFF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. IFF: 2.20 )
IFF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 2.27
Current: 2.2

0.5
2.27
Days Inventory 116.95
IFF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
50% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 70.49 vs. IFF: 116.95 )
IFF' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 116.48   Max: 203.63
Current: 116.95

116.48
203.63
Days Sales Outstanding 58.35
IFF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 68.11 vs. IFF: 58.35 )
IFF' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 55.81   Max: 82.9
Current: 58.35

55.81
82.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.53
IFF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
56% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. IFF: 1.53 )
IFF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 3.83
Current: 1.53

1.41
3.83
Dividend Payout 0.34
IFF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
75% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. IFF: 0.34 )
IFF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.06
Current: 0.34

0.31
1.06
Dividend growth (3y) 14.00
IFF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
86% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 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
67% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 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 12.40
IFF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
60% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. IFF: 12.40 )
IFF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.83   Max: 207.78
Current: 12.4

2.83
207.78
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.60
IFF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. IFF: 2.60 )
IFF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 2.31
Current: 2.6

0.89
2.31
Price/Median PS Value 1.80
IFF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. IFF: 1.80 )
IFF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 2.25
Current: 1.8

0.57
2.25
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.90
IFF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IFF: 2.90 )
IFF' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 4.16
Current: 2.9

0.68
4.16
Price/Graham Number 3.60
IFF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
59% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. IFF: 3.60 )
IFF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.13   Max: 7.06
Current: 3.6

2.13
7.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.00
IFF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 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) 10.38
IFF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. IFF: 10.38 )
IFF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 15.9
Current: 10.38

4.2
15.9

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, they help their customers deliver on the promise of delicious and healthy foods and drinks that appeal to consumers. Our 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. They create 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 our use in developing flavor compounds. Savory — they produce flavors which are used in soups, sauces, condiments, prepared meals, meat and poultry, and potato chips and other savory snacks. Beverages — they create flavors for juice drinks, carbonated beverages, flavored waters and spirits and have creative expertise dedicated to beverage flavor systems. Sweet — they create innovative 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 — they offer a complete range of value-added compounded flavors for all dairy applications, including yogurt, ice cream, cheese, cream and butter flavor. We also offer a wide range of quality vanilla extracts and a variety of flavor solutions that build on its understanding of vanilla. Our fragrances are a key component in the world's finest perfumes and best-known 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 our 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 innovative, 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 our competitors. The Company develop, produce and market its products in a number of jurisdictions throughout the wo
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