Inter Parfums (NASDAQ:IPAR) Shares Gap Up on Analyst Upgrade

Inter Parfums, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPARGet Rating) gapped up prior to trading on Tuesday after DA Davidson raised their price target on the stock from $98.00 to $104.00. The stock had previously closed at $88.51, but opened at $91.60. DA Davidson currently has a buy rating on the stock. Inter Parfums shares last traded at $91.60, with a volume of 4 shares changing hands.

Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. StockNews.com started coverage on Inter Parfums in a report on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “hold” rating for the company. TheStreet raised Inter Parfums from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Monday, August 15th. Finally, Piper Sandler lifted their price objective on Inter Parfums to $108.00 in a report on Wednesday, November 16th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, Inter Parfums presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $109.00.

Insider Transactions at Inter Parfums

In other news, CFO Russell Greenberg sold 2,489 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $78.51, for a total transaction of $195,411.39. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 7,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $588,825. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 44.20% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On Inter Parfums

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Laurel Wealth Advisors Inc. grew its position in Inter Parfums by 2.9% during the 3rd quarter. Laurel Wealth Advisors Inc. now owns 4,653 shares of the company’s stock worth $351,000 after acquiring an additional 129 shares during the last quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC grew its position in Inter Parfums by 5.5% during the 1st quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 2,561 shares of the company’s stock worth $225,000 after acquiring an additional 133 shares during the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its position in Inter Parfums by 1.2% during the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 11,253 shares of the company’s stock worth $822,000 after acquiring an additional 135 shares during the last quarter. Arbor Capital Management Inc. ADV grew its position in Inter Parfums by 1.1% during the 3rd quarter. Arbor Capital Management Inc. ADV now owns 13,049 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,014,000 after acquiring an additional 147 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Captrust Financial Advisors grew its position in Inter Parfums by 4.9% during the 1st quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 3,299 shares of the company’s stock worth $290,000 after acquiring an additional 155 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 55.58% of the company’s stock.

Inter Parfums Price Performance

The business has a 50-day moving average of $79.80 and a two-hundred day moving average of $77.41. The firm has a market cap of $2.93 billion, a P/E ratio of 28.55, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.72 and a beta of 0.96. The company has a current ratio of 2.85, a quick ratio of 1.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15.

Inter Parfums Announces Dividend

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 15th will be given a $0.50 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 14th. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.18%. Inter Parfums’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 62.11%.

Inter Parfums Company Profile

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Inter Parfums, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes a range of fragrances and fragrance related products in the United States and internationally. 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, Lily Aldridge, Lanvin, Moncler, Montblanc, Rochas, S.T.

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