NEW YORK (AP) _ International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) on Monday reported first-quarter earnings of $108.8 million.
The New York-based company said it had profit of 96 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were $1.57 per share.
The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.50 per share.
The ingredients producer for food, cosmetics and consumer products industries posted revenue of $1.3 billion in the period, also exceeding Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.28 billion.
International Flavors expects full-year earnings in the range of $6.30 to $6.50 per share, with revenue in the range of $5.2 billion to $5.3 billion.
International Flavors shares have climbed nearly 3% since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has increased 17%. In the final minutes of trading on Monday, shares hit $137.71, a decline of 3% in the last 12 months.
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