Shares of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
rose 2.75% to $148.32 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. closed $8.76 below its 52-week high ($157.08), which the company reached on August 11th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Procter & Gamble Co.
rose 1.13% to $144.05, L'Oreal S.A. ADR
rose 2.19% to $85.95, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A
rose 1.44% to $319.54. Trading volume (1.2 M) remained 90,553 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.