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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) ?

The company in question is, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) currently with a stock price of 134.53 (0.34% today). The market cap for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is 10623.83, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Specialty Chemicals industry. The target price for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is 131.73. Currently International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is trading with a P/E of 26.61, and a forward P/E of 21.1. Average volume for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is 661.09 and so far today it is 366200.

Performance in the last year for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. has been 12.13%. For EPS growth, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. has seen a growth of -2.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 9.52%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 9.20% over the last five years and could be 7.69% for the next five years. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 6.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 2.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.23%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 5.86%.

Since the IPO date for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. on the 12/31/1981, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 14.71%. With International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. trading at 134.53, the dividend yield is 1.90%, and the EPS is 5.06.

So could International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 26.61. The PEG is 3.46, P/S is 3.41 and the P/B is at 6.57. The P/cash is 32.79, with P/free cash flow at 47.41.

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.8, and the quick ratio is 1.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.66, and total debt/equity at 0.82.

In terms of margins, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. has a gross margin of 44.90%, an operating margin of 18.20% and a profit margin of 13.00%.Payout ratio for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is 45.70%. Return on assets come to 9.80% with return on investment coming to 15.20%.

Insider ownership for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., is at 11.20% and institutional ownership comes to 95.10%. Outstanding shares are at 78.97. While shares float is 78.77. The float short is currently 3.41%, and short ratio is 4.06.

Graphs: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. NYSE: IFF | Thursday April 20, 2017

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