Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/25/14, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.39, payable on 4/8/14. As a percentage of IFF's recent stock price of $93.46, this dividend works out to approximately 0.42%.
Below is a dividend history chart for IFF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.39 declared by International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from IFF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.67% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of IFF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, IFF's low point in its 52 week range is $73.02 per share, with $97.91 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $93.46.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, IFF makes up 3.31% of the Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF (RTM) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday. In Friday trading, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.