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Inter Parfums, Inc is a household & personal products business based in the US. Inter Parfums shares (IPAR) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Inter Parfums employs 402 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$532.8 million.

How to buy shares in Inter Parfums

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Inter Parfums. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: IPAR. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Inter Parfums reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$58.43, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Inter Parfums, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Inter Parfums. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Inter Parfums share price

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Inter Parfums shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$58.43
52-week rangeUSD$33.9642 - USD$74.4829
50-day moving average USD$56.3573
200-day moving average USD$46.2576
Wall St. target priceUSD$55.25
PE ratio 59.39
Dividend yield USD$1.32 (3.34%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1

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Is it a good time to buy Inter Parfums stock?

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Inter Parfums price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $58.43 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-11) -2.49%
1 month (2020-12-18) 58.43
3 months (2020-10-16) 42.62%
6 months (2020-07-17) 31.66%
1 year (2020-01-17) -20.69%
2 years (2019-01-18) -6.56%
3 years (2018-01-18) 24.58%
5 years (2016-01-15) 157.29%

Is Inter Parfums under- or over-valued?

Valuing Inter Parfums stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Inter Parfums's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Inter Parfums's P/E ratio

Inter Parfums's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 59x. In other words, Inter Parfums shares trade at around 59x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Inter Parfums's PEG ratio

Inter Parfums's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.73. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Inter Parfums's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Inter Parfums's EBITDA

Inter Parfums's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$65.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Inter Parfums's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Inter Parfums financials

Revenue TTM USD$532.8 million
Operating margin TTM 10.5%
Gross profit TTM USD$392.9 million
Return on assets TTM 4.33%
Return on equity TTM 6.57%
Profit margin 5.94%
Book value $15.837
Market capitalisation USD$1.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Inter Parfums shares

There are currently 441,186 Inter Parfums shares held short by investors – that's known as Inter Parfums's "short interest". This figure is 21.4% up from 363,428 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Inter Parfums shares can be evaluated.

Inter Parfums's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Inter Parfums's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Inter Parfums shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Inter Parfums shares traded daily (recently around 133692.72727273). Inter Parfums's SIR currently stands at 3.3. In other words for every 100,000 Inter Parfums shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3300 shares are currently held short.

However Inter Parfums's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Inter Parfums shares, or, against the total number of tradable Inter Parfums shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Inter Parfums's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Inter Parfums shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0251% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Inter Parfums shares, roughly 25 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Inter Parfums.

Find out more about how you can short Inter Parfums stock.

Inter Parfums share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 66% of net profits

Recently Inter Parfums has paid out, on average, around 66% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.34% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Inter Parfums shareholders could enjoy a 3.34% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Inter Parfums's case, that would currently equate to about $1.32 per share.

Inter Parfums's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Inter Parfums's most recent dividend payout was on 15 April 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 March 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Inter Parfums's shares ever split?

Inter Parfums's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 2 June 2008. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Inter Parfums shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Inter Parfums shares which in turn could have impacted Inter Parfums's share price.

Inter Parfums share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Inter Parfums's shares have ranged in value from as little as $33.9642 up to $74.4829. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

IPAR.US volatility(beta: 0.97)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Inter Parfums's is 0.969. This would suggest that Inter Parfums's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Inter Parfums overview

Inter Parfums, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes a range of fragrances and fragrance related products. The company operates in two segments, European Based Operations and United States Based Operations. It offers its fragrance and cosmetic products under the Boucheron, Coach, Jimmy Choo, Karl Lagerfeld, Kate Spade New York, Lanvin, Montblanc, Paul Smith, Repetto, Rochas, S.T. Dupont, Van Cleef & Arpels, Abercrombie & Fitch, Anna Sui, bebe, Dunhill, Hollister, French Connection, Graff, GUESS, Lily Aldridge, MCM, and Oscar de la Renta brand names, as well as under the Intimate and Aziza names. It sells its products to department stores, perfumeries, specialty stores, domestic and international wholesalers, and distributors. The company was formerly known as Jean Philippe Fragrances, Inc. and changed its name to Inter Parfums, Inc. in July 1999. Inter Parfums, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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