Shares of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206698429/composite IFF +1.75% rose 1.65% to $134.10 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.73% rising 0.69% to 4,546.54 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.27% rising 0.78% to 35,405.24. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. closed $22.98 short of its 52-week high ($157.08), which the company reached on August 11th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Procter & Gamble Co. /zigman2/quotes/202894679/composite PG +0.97% fell 0.44% to $159.74, L'Oreal S.A. ADR /zigman2/quotes/203477983/delayed LRLCY +0.34% rose 0.22% to $85.33, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/200740220/composite EL +1.86% rose 1.04% to $315.02. Trading volume (1.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.