INTER PARFUMS INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line. INTER PARFUMS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.35 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 14.30% 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||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||109.25||121.73|
|Net Income ($mil)||10.01||8.89|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||243.18||272.91|
|Total Assets ($mil)||563.76||651.28|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.43||3.24|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||63.93||58.96|
|Return on Assets||5.41||2.51|
|Return on Equity||8.65||3.98|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||30.98||30.93|
|Div / share||0.13||0.12|
|Book value / share||11.4||13.32|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||79938.0||113160.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 28.36 for the Personal Products industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.83. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.98 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.88 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 8.23. The current price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average.
|IPAR 34.26||Peers 28.36||IPAR 16.78||Peers 16.25|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
IPAR is trading at a premium to its peers.
Average. 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 valuation on par to its peers.
|IPAR 28.27||Peers 25.89||IPAR 5.43||Peers 1.20|
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 significant 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 2.98||Peers 8.23||IPAR 86.79||Peers -53.60|
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 2.16||Peers 2.19||IPAR 3.24||Peers 0.58|
Average. 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 valuation on par with 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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