* Q4 adj EPS 63 cents; Street view 62 cents
* Revenue rises 8.6 percent
NEW YORK Feb 9 International Flavors and
Fragrances Inc (IFF.N) said on Tuesday fourth-quarter net
income fell 3.1 percent as costs fell and prices for its
The company makes fragrances and flavors used in a wide
range of consumer products, such as cologne and food dyes.
For the quarter, the New York-based company posted net
income of $47.4 million, or 59 cents per share, compared with
$48.9 million, or 62 cents per share, in the year-ago period.
Excluding one-time items, the company earned 63 cents per
share. By that measure, analysts expected 62 cents, according
to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Revenue rose 8.6 percent to $585.6 million. Analysts
expected $574.8 million.
(Reporting by Ernest Scheyder; editing by John Wallace)