Basic MaterialsChemicals
  • Price (CHF)2,904.00
  • Today's Change2.00 / 0.07%
  • Shares traded11.94k
  • 1 Year change22.22%
  • Beta0.8593
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About the company

Givaudan SA is a Switzerland-based company engaged in the fragrance and flavor industry. The Company has two business divisions: Fragrances and Flavors. The Fragrances segment comprises the manufacture and sale of fragrances through four business units: Fine Fragrances, comprising fragrances; Consumer Products, comprising personal care, hair and skin care, household care, and oral care; Fragrance Ingredients; and Cosmetics Activities, comprising cosmetics. The Flavors business division comprises the manufacture and sale of flavors into four business units: Beverages, comprising flavors for soft drinks, fruit juices and instant beverages; Dairy, comprising ice cream, yoghurt, desserts and yellow fats; Savory, covering soups and sauces; and Confectionery. The Company also engages in research and development activities into perfumery raw materials, both synthetic and natural. It operates through Induchem Holding AG and Activ International, among others.

  • Revenue in CHF (TTM)5.95bn
  • Net income in CHF672.00m
  • Incorporated1929
  • Employees13.60k
  • Location
    Givaudan SAChemin de la Parfumerie 5VERNIER 1214SwitzerlandCHE
  • Phone+41 227809111
  • Fax+41 227809150
  • Websitehttps://www.givaudan.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
GIVN:VTX since
Indena SPA-Cosmetics BusinessAnnounced26 Nov 201926 Nov 2019Announced-0.72%--
Ungerer & CoAnnounced08 Nov 201908 Nov 2019Announced1.11%--
Fragrance Oils (International) LtdDeal completed21 Aug 201921 Aug 2019Deal completed12.56%--
drom fragrances GmbH & Co KGDeal completed24 Jul 201924 Jul 2019Deal completed9.96%--
Golden Frog Flavor & Fragrance Manufacture CorpDeal completed21 May 201921 May 2019Deal completed11.39%--
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
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Clariant AG5.46bn-3.00m6.86bn17.79k--2.7721.181.26-0.0090.08216.577.470.68514.445.98305,178.500.15053.340.21364.8429.7129.940.21974.350.8747--0.471261.943.861.7445.262.49-4.238.85
Johnson Matthey PLC13.56bn499.37m7.05bn12.99k14.071.999.560.52022.002.0054.2314.101.817.506.47804,973.806.678.099.7211.479.948.083.683.430.90189.600.367756.154.58-0.746538.593.957.095.26
Uralkaliy PAO2.96bn710.21m7.57bn20.50k3.291.427.742.5636.2036.20148.5783.760.36215.068.36--8.714.7212.556.3175.5275.8924.0515.210.4072--0.75170.007.8810.40-117.49--10.58--
Arkema SA9.73bn613.78m8.03bn20.00k13.361.396.020.8257.177.17115.3868.680.86495.586.64444,377.805.875.127.266.3521.5920.846.785.611.166.770.331834.685.897.6524.8132.033.596.96
Brenntag AG14.04bn528.88m8.24bn17.03k15.542.1910.070.58723.143.1483.2822.261.568.066.59772,081.105.905.508.137.6121.2521.303.793.431.208.070.427140.276.875.1427.746.3212.686.73
Chr Hansen Holding A/S1.27bn273.56m10.04bn3.42k36.6711.4929.177.9014.1814.1865.8345.230.59253.336.572,536,297.0012.7612.2815.5614.6955.9854.2221.5420.450.8721.310.507691.065.808.959.6413.6117.3228.68
Yara International ASA13.03bn547.44m10.11bn16.76k18.481.217.140.775818.6118.61442.88283.940.79444.077.987,206,363.003.254.994.166.2925.8125.454.105.740.74857.370.327793.8813.82-2.24-66.67-30.497.70-15.06
Novozymes A/S2.10bn449.31m11.25bn6.21k30.428.3318.115.3510.6510.6549.8338.910.73352.264.952,341,706.0015.6816.1421.3920.5355.7057.8621.3821.210.760118.650.272740.24-0.97034.143.437.9612.1114.87
Evonik Industries AG15.27bn670.67m13.47bn32.57k20.141.467.600.88241.314.1829.9318.100.65474.547.93387,120.902.984.493.585.4828.5631.104.565.911.3710.550.353665.644.463.4130.438.24-0.96012.83
Akzo Nobel NV10.22bn521.88m19.58bn34.30k39.782.6021.281.922.2227.6842.3233.920.60854.543.99270,782.603.393.955.225.8542.3942.105.575.641.3019.800.280674.25-3.70-8.70-8.88-7.57-24.822.51
Koninklijke DSM N.V.9.92bn977.02m22.61bn22.20k22.612.4816.,187.605.414.046.515.30--33.858.126.211.6610.140.240540.937.360.9069-37.9621.191.326.87
Sika AG7.35bn694.20m24.78bn24.95k38.1810.3426.213.374.584.5848.3816.910.8933.814.60366,286.208.5010.7211.5213.8053.0753.929.529.321.1324.390.630643.4613.406.626.1214.829.1716.62
Givaudan S.A.5.95bn672.00m26.80bn13.60k40.067.9927.294.5172.4472.44641.08362.980.66753.004.56437,343.707.549.379.8911.2540.7144.7711.3013.370.923911.200.540479.849.424.81-7.926.2310.815.01
Data as of Dec 12 2019. Currency figures normalised to Givaudan SA's reporting currency: Swiss Franc CHF

Institutional shareholders

29.27%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust (Investment Management)as of 31 Dec 20181.28m13.86%
MFS International (UK) Ltd.as of 31 Dec 2018465.82k5.05%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Oct 2019261.24k2.83%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 05 Dec 2019169.66k1.84%
UBS Asset Management Switzerland AGas of 04 Dec 2019157.68k1.71%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 2018106.94k1.16%
Credit Suisse Asset Management (Schweiz) AGas of 29 Nov 201991.12k0.99%
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Ltd.as of 05 Dec 201961.70k0.67%
Z�rcher Kantonalbank (Investment Management)as of 31 Oct 201960.03k0.65%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 30 Sep 201948.94k0.53%
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