Inter Parfums Earnings Preview

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Investors are on the edge of their collective seats, hoping that Inter Parfums (NAS: IPAR) will top analyst expectations for the fourth consecutive quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Inter Parfums and its subsidiaries are in the fragrance business and manufacture and distribute an array of fragrances and fragrance-related products.

What analysts say:

What our community says:
CAPS All Stars are solidly backing the stock with 100% giving it an "outperform" rating. The community at large backs the All Stars with 97.1% awarding it a rating of "outperform." Fools are keen on Inter Parfums, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 46 posts in the past 30 days. Inter Parfums has a bullish CAPS rating of five out of five stars that is about on par with the Fool community assessment.

Management:
Inter Parfums' profit has risen year over year by an average of 38.1%.

Now let's look at how efficient management is at running the business. Traditionally, margins represent the efficiency with which companies capture portions of sales dollars. The following table shows gross, operating, and net margins over the past four quarters.

Quarter

Q1

Q4

Q3

Q2

Gross Margin

64.9%

59%

59%

60.1%

Operating Margin

19.2%

11%

13.7%

10.7%

Net Margin

9.6%

5.5%

7%

5%

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