Inter Parfums (NASDAQ: IPAR) and Divine skin. (OTCMKTS:DSKX) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Inter Parfums and Divine skin., as provided by MarketBeat.
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Risk & Volatility
Inter Parfums has a beta of 1.61, indicating that its stock price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Divine skin. has a beta of 9.6, indicating that its stock price is 860% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Inter Parfums and Divine skin.’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Inter Parfums||$591.25 million||2.56||$41.59 million||$1.33||36.35|
|Divine skin.||$12.95 million||0.00||-$6.93 million||N/A||N/A|
Inter Parfums has higher revenue and earnings than Divine skin..
Inter Parfums pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Divine skin. does not pay a dividend. Inter Parfums pays out 63.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares Inter Parfums and Divine skin.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Insider and Institutional Ownership
55.1% of Inter Parfums shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of Divine skin. shares are held by institutional investors. 45.4% of Inter Parfums shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 19.4% of Divine skin. shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Inter Parfums beats Divine skin. on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Inter Parfums Company Profile
Inter Parfums, Inc. operates in the fragrance business. The Company manufactures, markets and distributes an array of fragrance and fragrance related products. It operates through two segments: European based operations and United States based operations. The European Operations segment produces and distributes its fragrance products under license agreements with brand owners. It has a portfolio of prestige brands, which include Balmain, Boucheron, Coach, Jimmy Choo, Karl Lagerfeld, Lanvin, Paul Smith, S.T. Dupont, Repetto, Rochas, and Van Cleef & Arpels. Its prestige brand fragrance products are also marketed through its United States operations. These fragrance products are sold under various names, which include Abercrombie & Fitch, Agent Provocateur, Anna Sui, bebe, Dunhill, French Connection, Oscar de la Rent and Shanghai Tang brands. The Company sells its products to department stores, perfumeries, specialty stores, and domestic and international wholesalers and distributors.
Divine skin. Company Profile
DS Healthcare Group, Inc., doing business as DS Laboratories, is a personal care, product development and marketing company. The Company develops and markets branded personal care products that address thinning hair conditions, skin care and other personal care needs. It develops technologies and products for hair care and personal care needs. Its technologies include Liposome Technology, which acts as a carrier agent, and is designed to enhance the act ion of the active ingredients in its products, and Nanosome Technology, which acts as a delivery vehicle, and is designed to infuse active compounds into targeted cells. The Company products are primarily sold under its DS Laboratories brand. It also sells certain products under its Polaris Labs and Sigma Skin brands. It markets and sells these products through salons, spas, department stores, specialty retailers and distributors. The Company offers products under three product categories: Hair Care, Skin Care and Personal Care.
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