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A strong commitment to return cash to shareholders
Givaudan is strongly committed to return surplus cash to shareholders and year-on-year the dividend has risen since 2000.
Analysts coverage and consensus
On this page you can find the overview of the sell-side analysts that cover Givaudan and the consensus forecasts.
2017 Full Year Results Solid financial performance, investing for the future Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 5,051 million, an increase of 4.9% on a like-for-like¹ basis and 8.3% in Swiss francs when compared to 2016. > Read the media release 4.9% Group sales growth LFL 5.3% Flavours
Creating shareholder value
Over CHF 20 billion in value has been created for shareholders in the form of dividend payments, share repurchase programmes and share price appreciation since the Company’s spin-off in 2000 and the end of 2017. Our shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange, ticker symbol 1064593 GIVN.
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Ambitious financial targets are a fundamental part of Givaudan’s strategy. We aim to outpace the market with 4-5% sales growth and an average free cash flow of 12-17% of sales, both measured as an average over the five-year period of our strategy cycle.
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The Board of Directors, together with the Executive Committee, constitute our governing body, ensuring that Givaudan runs according to Swiss and international business standards and practices.
Let us impact your world
We want to make a positive contribution to the world. To create, and share, amazing scent and taste sensations that touch millions of lives. This desire is at the core of who we are: it is our essence, our company personality, what we call our ‘DNA’.
Our corporate governance
Givaudan’s corporate governance system is aligned with international standards and practices to ensure proper checks and balances and to safeguard the effective functioning of the governing bodies of the Company.
Flavours are infinite, and we look to create and discover new flavours constantly, delighting consumers with the unexpected
Consumer appetite for exciting and diverse taste experiences in food and beverages is phenomenal. That’s why we focus on, invest in, and care so much about innovation programmes that are inspired by technology, haute cuisine, consumer understanding and, of course, nature itself. We meet your needs through seeking the future of flavours, right here in the present.
Bringing you moments of delight with delicious flavour and taste experiences
Bringing you moments of delight with delicious flavour and taste experiences Givaudan, your natural partner Practising the art of flavour Explore the citrus groves with a new 360° video Vanilla, the world’s favourite flavour FlavourVision®, creating the tastes of tomorrow From the moment we are
FlavourVision®- creating the tastes of tomorrow
“The best way to predict the future is to create it,” said Peter Drucker, world renowned business strategist. He may well have been speaking of the shifting patterns in taste and flavour preferences. Givaudan’s FlavourVision® is a future-focused programme that connects global markets with consumers, helping our customers to stay ahead of the game, transforming trends into flavours.
Finding smarter ways to understand what consumers want
Consumers are at the heart of our flavours business. So consumer trends, both local and regional, need to be identified, defined, and underpinned by research. In the pursuit of fully understanding consumer desires, Givaudan has developed different approaches to delivering quantitative and qualitative research, aided by our own advanced SmartTools technologies.