Shares of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206698429/composite IFF +4.33% slid 3.18% to $127.96 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +2.68% rising 0.08% to 32,223.42 and the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +3.06% falling 0.39% to 4,008.01. The stock's fall snapped a four-day winning streak. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. closed $29.12 short of its 52-week high ($157.08), which the company reached on August 11th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Procter & Gamble Co. /zigman2/quotes/202894679/composite PG +1.44% rose 0.98% to $155.12, L'Oreal S.A. ADR /zigman2/quotes/203477983/delayed LRLCY +4.79% fell 1.04% to $68.31, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/200740220/composite EL +4.50% fell 2.08% to $235.38. Trading volume (1.2 M) remained 459,927 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.