Insider Trading Activity in: Internationa Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. $IFF

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Internationa Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. (NYSE:IFF) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Aug 29, 2017 Winder Investment Pte Ltd, 10% Owner bought 20,500 shares having total worth of $2,790,050 at the price of $136.1 per share, following the transaction a total of 10,385,421 shares owned by Winder Investment Pte Ltd. Before this latest buy, Winder Investment Pte Ltd purchased IFF at 57 other times during the past twelve months, for a total investment of $3199.02M at an average of $133.63 per share.

The stock has experienced a total of 32 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 4 sell activities and 28 buy trades. Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 68 times by insiders. In 11 of these trades, the insider was a seller while an employee of the company was the buyer in 57 instances.

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 28 4 0.58%
12 Month 57 11 22.79%

Shares of Internationa Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. (NYSE:IFF) traded down 0.14% on Aug 29, 2017, hitting $135.95. 224,375 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Internationa Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. has a 52 week low of $110.58 and a 52 week high of $140.86. The company’s market cap is $11,240 million.

Internationa Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. (NYSE:IFF) last announced its earnings results on Aug 8, 2017. The company reported 1.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, higher than the consensus estimate of 1.45 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $843 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $844 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted 1.47 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 6% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-08-08 2017-05-08 2017-02-15 2016-11-07 2016-08-08 2016-05-09 2016-02-10 2015-11-09 2015-08-10 2015-05-12
earnings per share 1.50 1.52 1.22 1.34 1.47 1.47 1.05 1.39 1.36 1.45
Revenue(M) 842.86 828.29 762.56 777 793.48 783.31 715.65 765.09 767.54 774.91

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., incorporated in New York, is a creator and manufacturer of flavor and fragrance products used by other manufacturers to impart or improve flavor or fragrance in a variety of consumer products. Fragrance products are sold principally to manufacturers of perfumes, cosmetics, personal care products, hair care products, deodorants, soaps, detergents, fabric care and air care products; its flavor products are sold principally to manufacturers of prepared foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals, dairy and confectionery products as well as the food service industry. It currently has 29 manufacturing facilities with the major manufacturing facilities located in the United States, Great Britain, Ireland, the Netherlands, Spain, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan and Singapore. The Company’s flavor products are sold principally to the food and beverage industries for use in consumer products such as soft drinks, non-carbonated drinks, candies, baked goods, desserts, prepared foods, dietary foods, dairy products, drink powders, pharmaceuticals, snack foods and alcoholic beverages. Its principal fragrance and flavor products consist of compounds of numbers of ingredients blended in proprietary formulas created by its perfumers and flavorists. Most of these compounds contribute the total fragrance or flavor to the consumer products in which they are used. The ingredients that it uses in the Company’s compounds are both synthetic and natural. The Company manufactures a substantial portion of the synthetic ingredients. While a majority of its synthetic ingredients production is used in its compounds, a substantial portion is also sold to others. Natural ingredients are derived from flowers, fruits and other botanical products as well as from animal products. They contain varying numbers of organic chemicals, which are responsible for the fragrance or flavor of the natural product. Natural products, together with various chemicals, are also used as raw materials for the manufacture of synthetic ingredients by chemical processes. The Company’s flavor products also include extracts and seasonings derived from various fruits, vegetables, nuts, herbs and spices as well as microbiologically-derived ingredients. The principal natural raw materials consist of essential oils, extracts and concentrates which are derived from fruits, vegetables, flowers, woods and other botanicals, animal products and raw fruits. The principal synthetic raw material purchases consist of organic chemicals. It has more than 50 competitors in the world markets. The manufacture and sale of its products are subject to regulation in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Agriculture, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Drug Enforcement Administration and state authorities.

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