Shares of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206698429/composite IFF +0.12% rallied 3.77% to $126.49 Wednesday, 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 +1.06% rising 2.99% to 4,300.17 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.05% rising 2.81% to 34,061.06. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. closed $30.59 below its 52-week high ($157.08), which the company achieved on August 11th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Procter & Gamble Co. /zigman2/quotes/202894679/composite PG +1.61% rose 0.74% to $157.36, L'Oreal S.A. ADR /zigman2/quotes/203477983/composite LRLCY +0.28% rose 1.87% to $71.31, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/200740220/composite EL +0.73% rose 4.78% to $257.26. Trading volume (941,305) remained 670,163 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.