Shares of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206698429/composite IFF -0.74% shed 0.49% to $122.15 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.16% falling 0.57% to 4,123.34 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.0081% falling 0.30% to 32,899.37. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. closed $34.93 short of 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 Friday, as Procter & Gamble Co. /zigman2/quotes/202894679/composite PG -0.27% rose 1.00% to $156.00, L'Oreal S.A. ADR /zigman2/quotes/203477983/delayed LRLCY -0.75% fell 3.82% to $66.65, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/200740220/composite EL -2.50% fell 0.63% to $240.30. Trading volume (1.4 M) remained 136,493 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.