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International Flavors & Fragrances GF Value Rank

: 7 (As of Today)
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International Flavors & Fragrances has the GF Value Rank of 7.

The GF Value Rank is determined by the price-to-GF-Value (P/GF Value) ratio, a proprietary metric calculated based on historical multiples along with an adjustment factor based on a company's past returns and growth and future estimates of the business' performance.

GuruFocus found that for valuation, we cannot simply give stocks a better GF Value rank simply because they have a lower P/GF Value ratio. Backtesting shows that over the long term, the two worst-performing groups are the most expensive group (with the highest P/GF Value ratio) and the least expensive group (with the lowest P/GF Value ratio).

We can understand why the most expensive group underperforms. We were initially puzzled by the underperformance of the least expensive group, but we realized there is a reason why some stocks are super cheap. If they look too undervalued, it is often because the businesses behind them are poor quality. The market realized this and gave them low valuations. In a way, the market is efficient.

After multiple backtesting analyses, we granted the stocks in third-cheapest percentile the highest GF Value rank, as they have performed the best over a full market cycle. Stock performance is actually not as sensitive to valuation as it is to growth and profitability. On average, the companies in the 20%-50% valuation groups have similar performances. Therefore, we should avoid the most expensive and the least expensive stocks. We can be more tolerant of valuation.

Please click GF Score to see more details on the GF Score's 5 Key Aspects of Analysis.

Competitive Comparison

For the Specialty Chemicals subindustry, International Flavors & Fragrances's GF Value Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and GF Value Rank 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 GF Value Rank Distribution

For the Chemicals industry and Basic Materials sector, International Flavors & Fragrances's GF Value Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where International Flavors & Fragrances's GF Value Rank falls into.

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International Flavors & Fragrances Business Description

International Flavors & Fragrances logo
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.
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
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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