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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 132.67 (-1.00% today). The market cap for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is 10676.04, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Specialty Chemicals industry. The target price for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is 132.93. Currently International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is trading with a P/E of 26.49, and a forward P/E of 22.53. Average volume for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is 546.65 and so far today it is 262069.

Performance in the last year for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. has been 17.36%. For EPS growth, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. has seen a growth of 2.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 7.95%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 9.60% over the last five years and could be 7.80% for the next five years. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -49.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -53.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.66%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 11.80%.

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 13.06%. With International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. trading at 132.67, the dividend yield is 1.67%, and the EPS is 5.06.

So could International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 26.49. The PEG is 3.4, P/S is 3.52 and the P/B is at 6.55. The P/cash is 20.19, with P/free cash flow at 65.18.

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.7, and the quick ratio is 1.8. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.84, and total debt/equity at 0.92.

In terms of margins, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. has a gross margin of 45.00%, an operating margin of 19.60% and a profit margin of 13.40%.Payout ratio for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is 42.30%. Return on assets come to 10.60% with return on investment coming to 17.60%.

Insider ownership for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., is at 0.30% and institutional ownership comes to 87.30%. Outstanding shares are at 79.67. While shares float is 78.73. The float short is currently 3.88%, and short ratio is 5.59.

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