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International Flavors & Fragrances Free Cash Flow per Share

: $0.66 (TTM As of Jun. 2022)
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International Flavors & Fragrances's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $-0.78. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was $0.66.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of International Flavors & Fragrances was -88.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 12.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 0.60% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 10.10% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the FCF Growth Rate using Free Cash Flow per Share data.

The historical rank and industry rank for International Flavors & Fragrances's Free Cash Flow per Share or its related term are showing as below:

IFF' s 3-Year FCF Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.3   Med: 4.7   Max: 82.5
Current: 12.6

During the past 13 years, International Flavors & Fragrances's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 82.50% per year. The lowest was -24.30% per year. And the median was 4.70% per year.

IFF's 3-Year FCF Growth Rate is ranked better than
58.77% of 895 companies
in the Chemicals industry
Industry Median: 3.40 vs IFF: 12.60

International Flavors & Fragrances Free Cash Flow per Share Historical Data

The historical data trend for International Flavors & Fragrances's Free Cash Flow per Share 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.

* Premium members only.

International Flavors & Fragrances Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Free Cash Flow per Share
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 3.30 3.00 4.04 4.58 4.28

International Flavors & Fragrances Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Free Cash Flow per Share 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 1.05 1.36 0.63 -0.54 -0.78

International Flavors & Fragrances Free Cash Flow per Share Calculation

Free Cashflow per Share is the amount of Free Cashflow per outstanding share of the company's stock.

Free Cash Flow is considered one of the most important parameters to measure a company's earnings power by value investors because it is not subject to estimates of Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization (DDA). However, when we look at the Free Cash Flow, we should look from a long term perspective, because any year's Free Cash Flow can be drastically affected by the spending on Property, Plant, & Equipment (PPE) of the business in that year. Over the long term, Free Cash Flow should give pretty good picture on the real earnings power of the company.

Note: GuruFocus does not calculate Free Cash Flow Per Share when Capital Expenditure is 0.

International Flavors & Fragrances's Free Cash Flow Per Share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Free Cash Flow Per Share(A: Dec. 2021 )
=(Cash Flow from Operations+Capital Expenditure)/Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
=(1437+-397)/243.000
=1040/243.000
=4.28

International Flavors & Fragrances's Free Cash Flow Per Share for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Free Cash Flow Per Share(Q: Jun. 2022 )
=(Cash Flow from Operations+Capital Expenditure)/Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
=(-96+-104)/255.000
=-200/255.000
=-0.78

Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $0.66

* 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) Free Cash Flow per Share Explanation

Free Cash Flow is very close to Warren Buffett's definition of Owner's Earnings, except that in Warren Buffett's Owner's Earnings, the spending for Property, Plant, and Equipment is only for maintenance (replacement), while in the Free Cash Flow calculation, the cost of new Property, Plant, and Equipment due to business expansion is also deducted. There, Free Cash Flow is more conservative than Owner's Earnings.

In Don Yacktman's calculation of forward rate of return, he uses Free Cash Flow for the calculation. Yacktman explained the forward rate of return concept in detail in his interview with GuruFocus. Yacktman defines forward rate of return as the normalized free cash flow yield plus real growth plus inflation.

This is what Yacktman said in his March 2012 interview - when the S&P 500 was at 1400:

If the business is stable, this calculation is fairly straightforward. For instance, on the S&P 500 we would normalize earnings. We would then calculate what percentage of those earnings are not reinvested in the underlying businesses and are therefore free. Historically, for the S&P 500, this has been just under 50% of earnings. Currently, we expect the S&P to earn about 70 on a normalized basis, a number which is far below reported earnings due to our adjusting for record high profit margins. $70 X ½ / 1400 gives you a normalized free cash flow yield of approximately 2.5%.

The historical real growth rate of the S&P 500 (companies) is about 1.5%. Assuming an inflation rate of 2.5%, the forward rate of return on an investment in the S&P 500 is about 6.5% today (2.5% free cash flow yield plus 1.5% real growth plus 2.5% inflation).

For the growth part of the Forward Rate of Return calculation, GuruFocus uses the 5-year average growth rate of EBITDA per share as the growth rate, and the growth rate is always capped at 20%. For the Free Cash Flow we use per share data averaged over seven years. The reason we use seven years is because research shows that seven years is the length of the typical business cycle.

Therefore, as of Dec21, International Flavors & Fragrances's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is

Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % (Dec21)=Normalized Free Cash Flow/Price+5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate
=3.3727619/119.12+-0.0379
=-0.96 %

* 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.


Be Aware

Free Cash Flow within a report period can be affected by management's decisions of capital spending. Therefore, it is important to look at long term when it comes to Free Cash Flow.


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International Flavors & Fragrances Business Description

International Flavors & Fragrances logo
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
Clyburn Frank officer: Chief Executive Officer 2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Bruno Barry A. director 500 CHARLES EWING BLVD EWING NJ 08628
Richter Glenn R officer: CFO 3333 BEVERLY ROAD B6 277A HOFFMAN ESTATES IL 60179
Fauchon De Villeplee Christophe officer: President, Scent INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRANGRANCES INC. 521 WEST 57TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10019
Johnson Jennifer Amy officer: EVP, General Counsel INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC. 521 WEST 57TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10019
Strzelecki Angela officer: President, Pharma Solutions INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC. 521 WEST 57TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10019
Herriott Simon officer: President Health & Biosciences INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC. 521 WEST 57TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10019
Davidson Carol Anthony director
Heinzel Matthias director 974 CENTRE ROAD CRP 730 WILMINGTON DE 19805
Gordon Ilene S director C/O ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER & CO. TWO PIERCE PLACE ITASCA IL 60143
Schultz Kare director 5 BASEL STREET, PO BOX 3190 PETACH TIKVA L3 4951033
Boor Kathryn Jean director 3736 S. MAIN STREET MARION NY 14505
Breen Edward D director C/O TYCO INTERNATIONAL (US) INC 9 WEST 57TH ST 43RD FL. NEW YORK NY 10019
Fortmann Kathy Lynn officer: Divisional CEO, Taste INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC. 521 WEST 57TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10019
Prast Peter 10 percent owner AEULESTRASSE5 VADUZ N2 9490

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