Shares of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206698429/composite IFF +2.43% inched 0.74% higher to $128.92 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +2.13% rising 0.84% to 4,521.54 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.63% rising 1.06% to 35,462.78. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. closed $28.16 below 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 +0.95% fell 0.22% to $159.96, L'Oreal S.A. ADR /zigman2/quotes/203477983/delayed LRLCY +1.47% fell 0.40% to $84.52, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/200740220/composite EL +2.59% rose 0.21% to $315.08. Trading volume (1.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.