Contrasting of Avantor Inc. (AVTR) and International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF)

As Specialty Chemicals businesses, Avantor Inc. (NYSE:AVTR) and International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF), are affected by compare. This especially applies to their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Avantor Inc. 18 1.13 429.54M -0.91 0.00
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. 130 5.52 85.88M 3.82 37.19

Table 1 shows gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of the two companies.


Table 2 hightlights the net margins, return on assets and return on equity of the two companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Avantor Inc. 2,383,684,794.67% 59.9% -5.2%
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. 65,838,699.79% 6.4% 3%


1.9 and 1.2 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Avantor Inc. Its rival International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.’s Current and Quick Ratios are 2.1 and 1.3 respectively. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than Avantor Inc.

Analyst Ratings

Ratings and Recommendations for Avantor Inc. and International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. can be find in next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Avantor Inc. 0 0 1 3.00
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. 0 3 6 2.67

The upside potential is 19.11% for Avantor Inc. with consensus price target of $22. Meanwhile, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.’s consensus price target is $145.22, while its potential upside is 11.76%. The results provided earlier shows that Avantor Inc. appears more favorable than International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., based on analyst view.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors held 78.2% of Avantor Inc. shares and 98.2% of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. shares. Insiders Comparatively, held 0.2% of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. shares.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Avantor Inc. 6.3% 18.25% 12.06% 5.26% 0% 25.59%
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. 0.57% 6.79% 18.44% -6.14% 2.36% 5.79%

For the past year Avantor Inc. has stronger performance than International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.


Avantor Inc. beats International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. on 7 of the 13 factors.

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., together with its subsidiaries, creates, manufactures, and supplies flavors and fragrances for use in various consumer products. It operates through two segments, Flavors and Fragrances. The Flavors segment offers flavor compounds primarily to the food and beverage industries for use in consumer products, such as prepared foods, beverages, dairy, food, and sweet products. The Fragrances segment provides fragrance compounds, which include fine fragrances comprising perfumes and colognes, as well as consumer fragrances for personal care, household products, and beauty care; fragrance ingredients comprising synthetic and natural ingredients that could be combined with other materials to create fragrance and consumer compounds; and cosmetic active ingredients consisting of active and functional ingredients, botanicals, and delivery systems to support its customers' cosmetic and personal care product lines. This segment serves perfume and toiletries manufacturers in the cosmetics industry; and manufacturers of soaps, detergents, fabric care, household cleaners, and air fresheners in the household products industry. The company has operations in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Greater Asia, North America, and Latin America. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. was founded in 1833 and is headquartered in New York, New York.