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International Flavors & Fragrances Debt-to-Equity

: 0.59 (As of Mar. 2022)
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International Flavors & Fragrances's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was $1,051 Mil. International Flavors & Fragrances's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was $11,391 Mil. International Flavors & Fragrances's Total Stockholders Equity for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was $20,933 Mil. International Flavors & Fragrances's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was 0.59.

A high debt to equity ratio generally means that a company has been aggressive in financing its growth with debt. This can result in volatile earnings as a result of the additional interest expense.

The historical rank and industry rank for International Flavors & Fragrances's Debt-to-Equity or its related term are showing as below:

IFF' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01   Med: 0.73   Max: 2.41
Current: 0.59

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-Equity Ratio of International Flavors & Fragrances was 2.41. The lowest was 0.01. And the median was 0.73.

IFF's Debt-to-Equity is ranked worse than
68.67% of 1248 companies
in the Chemicals industry
Industry Median: 0.33 vs IFF: 0.59

International Flavors & Fragrances Debt-to-Equity Historical Data

The historical data trend for International Flavors & Fragrances's Debt-to-Equity can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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International Flavors & Fragrances Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Debt-to-Equity
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.97 0.76 0.71 0.75 0.58

International Flavors & Fragrances Quarterly Data
Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22
Debt-to-Equity Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.59 0.59 0.57 0.58 0.59

Competitive Comparison

For the Specialty Chemicals subindustry, International Flavors & Fragrances's Debt-to-Equity, along with its competitors' market caps and Debt-to-Equity data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

International Flavors & Fragrances Debt-to-Equity Distribution

For the Chemicals industry and Basic Materials sector, International Flavors & Fragrances's Debt-to-Equity distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where International Flavors & Fragrances's Debt-to-Equity falls into.



International Flavors & Fragrances Debt-to-Equity Calculation

Debt to Equity measures the financial leverage a company has.

International Flavors & Fragrances's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

International Flavors & Fragrances's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


International Flavors & Fragrances  (NYSE:IFF) Debt-to-Equity Explanation

In the calculation of Debt to Equity, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by Total Stockholders Equity. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

Because a company can increase its ROE % by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the leverage ratio when investing in high ROE % companies.


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International Flavors & Fragrances Business Description

International Flavors & Fragrances logo
Industry
Basic Materials » Chemicals NAICS : 325199 SIC : 2869
Address
521 West 57th Street, New York, NY, USA, 10019-2960
International Flavors & Fragrances produces ingredients for the food, beverage, health, household goods, personal care, and pharmaceutical industries. The company makes proprietary formulations, partnering with customers to deliver custom solutions. The nourish segment, which generates roughly half of revenue, is a leading flavor producer and also sell texturants, plant-based proteins, and other ingredients. The health and biosciences business, which generates around one fourth of revenue, is a global leader in probiotics and enzymes. IFF is also one of the leading fragrance producers in the world. The firm also sells pharmaceutical ingredients such as excipients and time-release polymers.
Executives
Fibig Andreas director, officer: CEO INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC. 521 WEST 57TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10019
Jilla Rustom officer: CFO C/O MSC INDUSTRIAL DIRECT CO.,INC. 75 MAXESS ROAD MELVILLE NY 11747
Anderson Robert G. officer: Controller 521 WEST 57TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10019
Fortmann Kathy Lynn officer: Divisional CEO, Taste INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC. 521 WEST 57TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10019
Gold Christina A director C/O ITT CORPORATION 1133 WESTCHESTER AVENUE WHITE PLAINS NY 10604
Tsai Li-huei director 521 WEST 57TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10019
Suarez Gonzalez Susana officer: EVP, Chief HR Officer 521 WEST 57TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10019
Yep Gregory L officer: EVP, Chief Scientific Officer 521 WEST 57TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10019
Williamson Stephen director 81 WYMAN STREET WALTHAM MA 02451
Haeni Matthias officer: Divisional CEO, Taste 521 WEST 57TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10019
Epstein David R director INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC. 521 W. 57TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10019
Fortanet Francisco officer: EVP, Operations 521 WEST 57TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10019
Bottoli Marcello director 11200 EAST 45TH AVE. DENVER CO 80239
Mirzayantz Nicolas officer: Group President Fragrance INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC 521 WEST 57TH ST NEW YORK NY 10019
Ducker Michael L director P O BOX 813 LIBERTY CORNER NJ 07938

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