Inter Parfums Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

Inter Parfums (NASDAQ:IPAR) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, May 8th. Inter Parfums, Inc. develops, manufactures and distributes prestige perfumes and cosmetics as the exclusive worldwide licensee for Burberry, Van Cleef & Arpels, Jimmy Choo, Paul Smith, Montblanc, S.T. Dupont and Boucheron. Inter Parfums, Inc. also owns Lanvin Perfumes and Nickel, a men’s skin care company. It also produces personal care products for specialty retailers under exclusive agreements for Gap, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, bebe, Betsey Johnson, Nine West and Lane Bryant brands.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Inter Parfums Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.60 per share on revenues of $213.85 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 6.67.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.13 to a profit $0.12. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.03, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Inter Parfums has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 446.12 409.46 460.41 615.22 654.12
Diluted EPS ($) 0.77 0.74 0.87 1.05 4.26

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 189.09 165.37 145.56 166.26 176.93
Diluted EPS ($) 0.1342 0.51 0.20 0.33 3.237

Past Performance:
Inter Parfums has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

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