Last SFr.1,516 CHF
Change Today +7.00 / 0.46%
Volume 11.5K
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SFr.1,515
Previous Close
SFr.1,509
Day High
SFr.1,525
Day Low
SFr.1,512
52 Week High
07/17/14 - SFr.1,534
52 Week Low
12/6/13 - SFr.1,130
Market Cap
14.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
19.6K
EPS TTM
SFr.57.03
Shares Outstanding
9.2M
EX-Date
03/24/14
P/E TM
26.6x
Dividend
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Dividend Yield
3.10%
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givaudan-reg (GIVN) Details

Givaudan SA, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells fragrance and flavor products to the food, beverage, consumer goods, and fragrance companies. The company operates in two divisions, Flavours and Fragrances. The Flavours division offers a range of flavors for use in beverages, savory, snacks, sweet goods, dairy products, food service, and health and wellness products. This division markets its products under the TasteEssentials, TasteSolutions, ByNature, and PureDelivery brands. The Fragrances division provides fragrance ingredients; fine fragrances; and fragrances for use in fabric and personal care, household and air care, skin and hair care, and oral care products. The company supplies cosmetic solutions and develops active ingredients derived from vegetable sources, microorganisms, and microalgae. It operates in Switzerland, Europe, Africa, the Middle-East, North America, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific. Givaudan SA was founded in 1796 and is headquartered in Vernier, Switzerland.

9,560 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/18/14
Founded in 1796

givaudan-reg (GIVN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: SFr.2.1M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

givaudan-reg (GIVN) Key Developments

Givaudan Reports Group Earnings Results for the First Half Ended June 30, 2014

Givaudan reported group earnings results for the first half ended June 30, 2014. For the first half year 2014, The EBITDA improved by 10.5% to CHF 562 million, resulting in an improved EBITDA margin of 25.6%. The free cash flow was 8.1% of sales compared to 9.3% of sales in 2013. Group sales rose like-for-like 4.5%, totaling CHF 2.2 billion. The net income before tax was CHF 376 million against CHF 328 million in 2013. The increase was mainly driven by the significantly improved EBITDA, including the one-off gain and by the lower financial expenses. The net income increased to CHF 305 million or 13.9% of sales. This represents an increase of 12.6% year-on-year. The basic earnings per share increased to CHF 33.13 against CHF 29.61 one year ago. The company generated a free cash flow of CHF 178 million or 8.1% of sales, compared to CHF 207 million or 9.3% of sales in 2013. The operating cash flow was CHF 280 million compared to CHF 299 million in 2013. At June 30, 2014 the net debt was CHF 1.1 million.

Givaudan Opens New Spray Dry Facility in Indonesia

Givaudan S.A. opened a new spray dry facility in Indonesia in a move aimed at expanding its capacity across Southeast Asia as demand for spray dried flavours in the region is growing. The new facility cost CHF 24 million (USD 26.9 million/EUR 19.7 million) and will start production immediately.

Rudolf Wild Bidders Identified- Reports

Rudolf Wild GmbH & Co. KG owned by Hans-Peter Wild and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE:KKR) is attracting the likes of bidders like Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM), Tate & Lyle plc (LSE:TATE), Givaudan SA (SWX:GIVN), Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (TSE:2802) and EQT Partners AB, Reuters reported citing sources familiar with the deal.

 

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International Flavors & Fragrances Inc $100.87 USD -0.72
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Price/Earnings 26.0x
Price/Sales 3.1x
Price/Book 4.2x
Price/Cash Flow 25.8x
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