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Executive Summary

Innophos Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces specialty ingredients with applications in food, health, nutrition, and industrial markets.

Snowflake Analysis

Proven track record average dividend payer.

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Share Price & News

How has Innophos Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: IPHS has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




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1 Year Return




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US Market

Return vs Industry: IPHS exceeded the US Chemicals industry which returned -1.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: IPHS underperformed the US Market which returned 20.9% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-0.03%-6.0%-2.6%
30 Day0.2%-20.3%-15.2%
90 Day0%-30.3%-22.2%
1 Year7.9%2.9%-28.8%-33.1%-11.5%-13.3%
3 Year-25.4%-35.1%-12.2%-29.2%13.2%5.7%
5 Year-34.5%-47.7%-2.3%-23.5%31.8%17.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Innophos Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Innophos Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: IPHS ($31.99) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($21.55)

Significantly Below Fair Value: IPHS is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: IPHS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.4x) compared to the Chemicals industry average (20.9x).

PE vs Market: IPHS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.4x) compared to the US market (18.4x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate IPHS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: IPHS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (2.3x).

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Future Growth

How is Innophos Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Materials industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Innophos Holdings has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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Past Performance

How has Innophos Holdings performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: IPHS has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: IPHS's current net profit margins (2.8%) are higher than last year (2.5%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: IPHS's earnings have declined by -18.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: IPHS's earnings growth over the past year (6.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (-18.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: IPHS earnings growth over the past year (6.5%) exceeded the Chemicals industry -18%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: IPHS's Return on Equity (6.3%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Innophos Holdings's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: IPHS's short term assets ($342.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($116.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: IPHS's short term assets ($342.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($421.4M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: IPHS's debt to equity ratio (101.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: IPHS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 26.8% to 101.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: IPHS's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (18.3%).

Interest Coverage: IPHS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.3x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Innophos Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: IPHS's dividend (6%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.46%).

High Dividend: IPHS's dividend (6%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.74%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: IPHS's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: IPHS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (176.6%), IPHS's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Richard Hooper

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Mr. Richard Hooper has been the Chief Executive Officer at Innophos Holdings, Inc. since February 7, 2020. Mr. Hooper is an industry veteran with many years of specialty materials experience. 

Leadership Team

Kim Mink
President3yrsUS$3.35mno data
Sherry Duff
Senior VP and Chief Marketing & Technology Officer3.58yrsUS$724.63kno data
Joshua Horenstein
Senior VP3.92yrsUS$814.35kno data
Mark Santangelo
Senior Vice President of Manufacturing2.75yrsUS$776.54kno data
Richard Hooper
Chief Executive Officerno datano datano data
Mark Feuerbach
Interim Chief Financial Officer0.92yrUS$752.26kno data
William Dunworth
VP, Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer1.33yrsno datano data
Amy Hartzell
Senior Vice President of Supply Chain & Purchasing2.75yrsUS$537.56kno data
James Testa
Assistant Secretaryno datano datano data
Yasef Murat
Senior Manufacturing Fellow2.75yrsUS$570.29kno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: IPHS's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: IPHS insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Innophos Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Innophos Holdings, Inc.
  • Ticker: IPHS
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: US$626.463m
  • Shares outstanding: 19.58m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Innophos Holdings, Inc.
  • 259 Prospect Plains Road
  • Cranbury
  • New Jersey
  • 8512
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
IPHSNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDNov 2006
HQ9DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURNov 2006
IPHS *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNNov 2006


Innophos Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces specialty ingredients with applications in food, health, nutrition, and industrial markets. It operates through three segments: Food, Health and Nutrition; Industrial Specialties; and Other. The company’s specialty ingredients include specialty phosphate products, specialty phosphoric acids, as well as other mineral, enzyme, and botanical based specialty ingredients that are used as flavor enhancers in beverages; electrolytes in sports drinks; texture modifiers in cheeses; leavening agents in baked goods; calcium and phosphorus fortification in food and beverages; moisture and color retention in seafood, poultry, and meat; excipients in vitamins, minerals, nutritional supplements, and pharmaceuticals; and abrasives in toothpaste. It also provides food and technical grade purified phosphoric acid (PPA) used in the production of phosphate salts, as well as in food and beverages, and water treatment applications; technical grade sodium tripolyphosphate (STPP), a specialty phosphate, which is used as an ingredient in cleaning products, such as industrial and institutional cleaners, automatic dishwashing detergents, and consumer laundry detergents, as well as in water treatment, clay processing, and copper ore processing activities; and detergent grade PPA that is primarily used in the production of STPP. In addition, the company offers granular triple super-phosphate (GTSP), a fertilizer product line used for enhancing crop yields in various agricultural sectors; and merchant green phosphoric acid. It serves primarily consumer goods manufacturers, distributors, and specialty chemical manufacturers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. Innophos Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Cranbury, New Jersey. As of February 7, 2020, Innophos Holdings, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Iris Parent LLC. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/11 02:11
End of Day Share Price2020/02/06 00:00
Annual Earnings2018/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.