Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. Friday, July 11, 2014, 24 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $871.00 to $24,208,353.95. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) - FREE Research Report O'Leary Richard, who is Controller at International Flavors & Fragrances, sold 1,523 shares at $103.51 on July 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Controller owned 23,079 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.19% with the 1,523-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $104.36, up $0.85, or 0.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for International Flavors & Fragrances go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 1,300
12-Week # shares sold: 3,250
24-Week # shares sold: 13,919
The average volume for International Flavors & Fragrances has been 363,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. International Flavors & Fragrances has a market cap of $8.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 21.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., together with its subsidiaries, creates, manufactures, and supplies flavors and fragrances for use in various consumer products worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Flavors and Fragrances. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.1. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate International Flavors & Fragrances a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on IFF - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates International Flavors & Fragrances as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full International Flavors & Fragrances Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.