Analyst Ratings for Inter Parfums Inc. (IPAR)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Inter Parfums Inc. (NASDAQ:IPAR) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. Last month, IPAR received an average rating of Overweight.

4 analysts declared IPAR a buy, 2 gave an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for IPAR. The highest price target was 45, implying potential capital gains of 13.21 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 35, which equates to a potential downside of -11.95 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -19.05 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.4 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

IPAR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 3.81 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. IPAR has a PEG ratio of 8.22.

In the trailing 52-weeks, IPAR hit 41.70 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 29.40. Today's price is 35.2 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 4.68 percent. IPAR has a price/earnings ratio of 31.3. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The IPAR value stock report compares IPAR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.19 billion. IPAR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.