Strattner Financial Group (OTCMKTS:SCNG) and International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership and risk.
Risk and Volatility
Strattner Financial Group has a beta of 1.36, meaning that its share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, International Flavors & Fragrances has a beta of 0.98, meaning that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.
93.4% of International Flavors & Fragrances shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of International Flavors & Fragrances shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Strattner Financial Group and International Flavors & Fragrances’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Strattner Financial Group||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|International Flavors & Fragrances||7.44%||11.00%||5.10%|
This is a summary of current ratings for Strattner Financial Group and International Flavors & Fragrances, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Strattner Financial Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|International Flavors & Fragrances||1||4||7||0||2.50|
International Flavors & Fragrances has a consensus target price of $139.28, suggesting a potential upside of 14.62%. Given International Flavors & Fragrances’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe International Flavors & Fragrances is more favorable than Strattner Financial Group.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Strattner Financial Group and International Flavors & Fragrances’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Strattner Financial Group||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|International Flavors & Fragrances||$5.14 billion||2.53||$455.87 million||$6.17||19.70|
International Flavors & Fragrances has higher revenue and earnings than Strattner Financial Group.
International Flavors & Fragrances beats Strattner Financial Group on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Strattner Financial Group
Strattner Financial Group Corp., an investment management company, manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, convertibles, credit, and hedge funds. It also focuses on selling satellite based communications devices. The company was formerly known as SC Holdings Corp. and changed its name to Strattner Financial Group Corp. in March 2020. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong.
About International Flavors & Fragrances
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures flavors and fragrances for use in various consumer products. It operates through two segments, Taste and Scent. The Taste 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. This segment also creates and manufactures a naturals-focused suite of flavor compounds, functional foods, and specialty fine ingredients to small, local, and regional customers. The Scent 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.
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