INTER PARFUMS INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. INTER PARFUMS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.98 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 4.43% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||138.94||134.21|
|Net Income ($mil)||14.22||11.11|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||214.75||246.8|
|Total Assets ($mil)||694.9||620.43|
|Total Debt ($mil)||106.54||0.24|
|Profitability||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||63.41||58.05|
|Return on Assets||4.59||3.53|
|Return on Equity||8.49||5.58|
|Debt||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Share Data||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||31.01||30.94|
|Div / share||0.13||0.12|
|Book value / share||12.11||12.7|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||82622.0||96064.0|
HOLD. INTER PARFUMS INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 23.59 for the Personal Products industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 20.62. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.92 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.45 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.99. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, INTER PARFUMS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|IPAR 22.53||Peers 23.59||IPAR 19.25||Peers 14.97|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
IPAR is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
IPAR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|IPAR 21.10||Peers 20.23||IPAR 5.35||Peers 1.34|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
IPAR is trading at a premium to its peers.
Premium. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
IPAR trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|IPAR 1.92||Peers 6.99||IPAR 43.05||Peers -16.58|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
IPAR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
IPAR is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|IPAR 1.51||Peers 2.04||IPAR -0.90||Peers -2.55|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
IPAR is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
IPAR has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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