Inter Parfums, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPAR) issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday morning. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.45. The company issued revenue guidance of $620 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $618.30 million.
Several analysts recently commented on the stock. Sidoti downgraded shares of Inter Parfums from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Inter Parfums from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $52.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. DA Davidson downgraded shares of Inter Parfums from a buy rating to a neutral rating and set a $49.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. KeyCorp set a $44.00 price objective on shares of Inter Parfums and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Inter Parfums from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report on Saturday, August 26th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $44.50.
Shares of Inter Parfums, Inc. (NASDAQ IPAR) traded down $0.05 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $43.25. 63,600 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 83,456. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07, a quick ratio of 2.54 and a current ratio of 3.39. The stock has a market cap of $1,348.83, a P/E ratio of 31.80, a PEG ratio of 2.73 and a beta of 1.80. Inter Parfums, Inc. has a 12-month low of $30.45 and a 12-month high of $46.80.
Inter Parfums (NASDAQ:IPAR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.50 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $169.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $160.52 million. Inter Parfums had a net margin of 7.13% and a return on equity of 8.06%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.52 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that Inter Parfums, Inc. will post 1.29 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be issued a dividend of $0.21 per share. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.94%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th. This is an increase from Inter Parfums’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. Inter Parfums’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 51.13%.
In related news, Director Patrick Choel sold 750 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.59, for a total value of $31,192.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Torres Robert Bensoussan sold 6,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.09, for a total transaction of $252,540.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 9,250 shares of company stock worth $382,733. Insiders own 45.40% of the company’s stock.
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About Inter Parfums
Inter Parfums, Inc operates in the fragrance business. The Company manufactures, markets and distributes an array of fragrance and fragrance related products. It operates through two segments: European based operations and United States based operations. The European Operations segment produces and distributes its fragrance products under license agreements with brand owners.
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