MercadoLibre Company Profile (NASDAQ:MELI)

About MercadoLibre

MercadoLibre logoMercadoLibre, Inc. (MercadoLibre) hosts an online commerce platform in Latin America, which is focused on enabling e-commerce and its related services. The Company provides a portfolio of services facilitating e-commerce transactions. Its geographic segments are Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Venezuela and other countries (including Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Guatemala, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay and the United States of America. It also operates online commerce platforms in the Dominican Republic, Panama, Bolivia, Guatemala, Paraguay and Portugal. It offers its users an eco-system of over six related e-commerce services: the MercadoLibre Marketplace, The MercadoLibre Classifieds Service, the MercadoPago payments solution, the MercadoLibre Advertising program, the MercadoShops online Webstores solution and the Mercado Envios shipping service. It operates a real estate classified platform in the United States.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Catalog & Mail Order Houses
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: MELI
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $198.50
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $182.62
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $172.26
  • 52-Week Range: $94.56 - $201.16
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 70.69
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 49.13
  • P/E Growth: 2.82
  • Market Cap: $8.77B
  • Outstanding Shares: 44,157,000
  • Beta: 2.17
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 16.13%
  • Return on Equity: 38.86%
  • Return on Assets: 12.59%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.76%
  • Current Ratio: 1.53%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.53%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $178.70 (9.97% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/17/2017Pacific CrestInitiated CoverageOverweight$210.00View Rating Details
2/7/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$200.00View Rating Details
1/30/2017Bank of America CorpUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$210.00View Rating Details
12/6/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$200.00View Rating Details
12/5/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncDowngradePositive -> Neutral$191.00 -> $170.00View Rating Details
10/28/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderweight$147.00View Rating Details
10/13/2016Cowen and CompanySet Price TargetHold$165.00View Rating Details
10/6/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$150.00 -> $180.00View Rating Details
9/2/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$173.68 -> $200.00View Rating Details
3/2/2016HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeReduce -> Hold$98.00 -> $105.00View Rating Details
1/13/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$145.00 -> $131.00View Rating Details
9/28/2015Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> SellView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/23/2017$0.92N/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q3$0.83$0.89$223.42 million$230.85 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q2$0.59$0.74$180.94 million$199.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q1$0.56$0.68$145.95 million$157.63 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q4$0.69$0.88$171.62 million$180.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.62$1.03$160.46 million$168.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.68$0.44$149.60 million$154.31 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.42$0.78$139.00 million$148.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q4 14$0.80$0.76$149.22 million$161.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.65$0.87$131.00 million$147.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.56$0.72$110.02 million$131.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.57$0.69$109.37 million$115.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413$0.78$0.93$133.23 million$134.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$0.73$0.66$125.47 million$123.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.62$0.67$107.96 million$12.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2013Q1 2013$0.54$0.53$97.44 million$102.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2013Q4 2012$0.61$0.69$105.21 million$103.75 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.60$0.59$98.12 million$97.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.49$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012$0.45$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$0.51$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.43$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.37$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.31$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2011$0.35$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.93 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.04 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI)
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:0.30%
Payout Ratio:21.43% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
20.48% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
14.85% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/3/2016quarterly$0.150.35%12/28/201612/31/20161/16/2017
8/4/2016quarterly$0.150.35%9/28/20169/30/201610/14/2016
5/19/2016quarterly$0.150.46%6/28/20166/30/20167/15/2016
3/7/2016quarterly$0.150.54%3/29/20163/31/20164/15/2016
11/4/2015quarterly$0.100.33%12/29/201512/31/20151/15/2016
9/4/2015quarterly$0.100.38%9/28/20159/30/201510/15/2015
5/22/2015quarterly$0.100.28%6/26/20156/30/20157/15/2015
3/9/2015quarterly$0.100.33%3/27/20153/31/20154/15/2015
10/30/2014quarterly$0.170.49%12/29/201412/31/20141/15/2015
8/18/2014quarterly$0.170.6%9/26/20149/30/201410/15/2014
5/8/2014quarterly$0.170.78%6/26/20146/30/20147/15/2014
3/17/2014quarterly$0.170.67%3/27/20143/31/20144/15/2014
11/27/2013quarterly$0.140.51%12/27/201312/31/20131/15/2014
8/13/2013quarterly$0.140.44%9/26/20139/30/201310/15/2013
5/9/2013quarterly$0.140.48%6/26/20136/28/20137/15/2013
3/6/2013quarterly$0.140.63%3/26/20133/29/20134/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.36%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 76.61%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/19/2016Ebay IncMajor ShareholderSell7,100,000$168.00$1,192,800,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2016Daniel RabinovichEVPSell6,195$166.61$1,032,148.95View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016A Michael SpenceDirectorSell3,451$168.97$583,115.47View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Pedro ArntVPSell3,000$168.27$504,810.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Stelleo ToldaCOOSell3,000$138.83$416,490.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013Gimenez OsvaldoVPSell1,400$128.69$180,166.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Marcos GalperinCEOSell293,338$125.01$36,670,183.38View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Daniel RabinovichSVPSell1,158$129.23$149,648.34View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Stelleo ToldaCOOSell5,200$124.53$647,556.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Gimenez OsvaldoVPSell1,900$121.29$230,451.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013A Michael SpenceDirectorSell9,000$119.75$1,077,750.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI)
DateHeadline
investors.com logoMercadoLibre Price Target Hiked Ahead Of Earnings Despite 'Unstable' Region (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.investors.com - February 21 at 6:27 PM
News IconMercadolibre Inc (MELI) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Pacific Crest (NASDAQ:MELI)
mundoaguaysaneamiento.net - February 20 at 10:09 AM
fool.com logoMark Your Calendar: MercadoLibre Reports Earnings Feb. 23 (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.fool.com - February 19 at 5:37 PM
News IconMercadolibre Inc (MELI) is Resumed by Pacific Crest to “Overweight” - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 17 at 2:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMercadoLibre, Inc. to Report Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:MELI)
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:04 PM
nasdaq.com logoMercadoLibre Inc's Massive Growth Potential in 4 Charts (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.nasdaq.com - February 15 at 1:03 AM
News IconMercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Long-Term Growth Estimate At $24.185 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:MELI)
transcriptdaily.com - February 14 at 8:03 PM
News IconMercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Quarterly EPS At $1.11 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 14 at 8:03 PM
News IconWhat are Analysts Expecting for MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Earnings? - Aiken Advocate (NASDAQ:MELI)
aikenadvocate.com - February 14 at 8:03 PM
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www.fool.com - February 14 at 8:03 PM
News IconPrice Target Of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI)At $184.857 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:MELI)
transcriptdaily.com - February 11 at 12:23 AM
News IconLarge Buying Action and Inflow of Money Witnessed in MercadoLibre, Inc. - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 9 at 5:23 AM
seekingalpha.com logoMercadoLibre: A Unique Growth Opportunity - Seeking Alpha (NASDAQ:MELI)
seekingalpha.com - February 9 at 5:23 AM
blogs.barrons.com logoMercadoLibre: Sell E-Retail Or Hold Online? (NASDAQ:MELI)
blogs.barrons.com - February 7 at 7:49 PM
fool.com logoeBay Inc. Soars After a Record Holiday Quarter (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.fool.com - February 7 at 6:43 AM
fool.com logoMercadoLibre Upgraded Twice in 2 Months (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.fool.com - February 7 at 6:43 AM
realistinvestor.com logoMercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Mean Rating At $2.24 - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.realistinvestor.com - February 4 at 11:32 PM
realistinvestor.com logoDeferred Tax Assets Of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) At $10.443 Millions - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.realistinvestor.com - February 1 at 7:20 PM
News IconMercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Target Price At $184.857 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:MELI)
transcriptdaily.com - February 1 at 7:20 PM
News IconEPS Target Of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI)Set At $1.11 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:MELI)
transcriptdaily.com - January 30 at 7:12 PM
News IconMercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Price Target Set At $181.285 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:MELI)
transcriptdaily.com - January 29 at 4:40 AM
realistinvestor.com logoMean Rating Of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) At $2.53 - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.realistinvestor.com - January 29 at 4:40 AM
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www.profitconfidential.com - January 28 at 12:01 AM
News IconShares of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Sees Large Outflow of Money - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.highlandmirror.com - January 26 at 9:23 PM
News IconEPS Forecast Of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Set At $1.11 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:MELI)
transcriptdaily.com - January 26 at 9:23 PM
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www.fool.com - January 22 at 6:19 PM
News IconWill The Needle Move For MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Shares This Earnings Season? - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:MELI)
wsbeacon.com - January 19 at 12:02 AM
News IconMercadolibre Inc (MELI) : Harding Loevner Lp Boosts Position by $94946565 - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.highlandmirror.com - January 19 at 12:02 AM
News IconMercadolibre Inc (MELI): Poised for Long-Term Success? - Simply Wall St (NASDAQ:MELI)
simplywall.st - January 16 at 8:05 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoMERCADOLIBRE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NASDAQ:MELI)
biz.yahoo.com - January 13 at 7:47 PM
investornewswire.com logoSentiments And Ratings Alert: MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.investornewswire.com - January 12 at 7:00 PM
News IconTarget Price Of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) At $179.857 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:MELI)
transcriptdaily.com - January 12 at 7:00 PM
realistinvestor.com logoQuarterly Deferred Tax Assets Of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) At $10.443 Millions - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.realistinvestor.com - January 12 at 12:06 AM
News IconMercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Daily Sentiment Score At 0 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.thestockobserver.com - January 12 at 12:06 AM
News IconMercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Quarterly EPS Set At $1.11 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.thestockobserver.com - January 10 at 12:16 AM
News IconBearish Target Of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) At $210 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.thestockobserver.com - January 8 at 6:13 PM
realistinvestor.com logoResearch Analysts Set MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Price Target at $179.857 - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.realistinvestor.com - January 8 at 6:13 PM
News IconPrice Target Of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Agreed At $179.857 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:MELI)
transcriptdaily.com - January 8 at 6:13 PM
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www.capitalcube.com - January 6 at 7:12 PM
capitalcube.com logoMercadoLibre, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MELI-US : January 5, 2017 (NASDAQ:MELI)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 5 at 7:54 PM
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seekingalpha.com - January 4 at 7:05 AM
News IconLong-Term Growth Estimate Of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) At $24.115 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:MELI)
transcriptdaily.com - January 2 at 6:23 PM
News IconMercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Price Target Set At $179.857 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:MELI)
transcriptdaily.com - December 30 at 11:53 PM
fool.com logo1 Big Risk MercadoLibre Investors Need to Watch (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.fool.com - December 30 at 6:52 PM
investornewswire.com logoMercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Records An Impact Score Of 0 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.investornewswire.com - December 30 at 4:32 AM
fool.com logo3 Technology Trends That Will Drive MercadoLibre's Growth (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.fool.com - December 15 at 7:09 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoMercadoLibre upgraded by Goldman (NASDAQ:MELI)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 7 at 6:29 PM
News IconRating Buzzer: Susquehanna: Time To Decrease Faith In MercadoLibre (MELI) (NASDAQ:MELI)
www.whatsonthorold.com - December 5 at 6:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMercadoLibre downgraded by Susquehanna (NASDAQ:MELI)
finance.yahoo.com - December 5 at 6:38 PM

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What is MercadoLibre's stock symbol?

MercadoLibre trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MELI."

How often does MercadoLibre pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MercadoLibre?

MercadoLibre declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 3rd. Investors of record on Saturday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, January 16th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 28th.

Where is MercadoLibre's stock going? Where will MercadoLibre's stock price be in 2017?

10 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for MercadoLibre's shares. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $210.00. On average, they anticipate MercadoLibre's share price to reach $178.70 in the next twelve months.

When will MercadoLibre announce their earnings?

MercadoLibre is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February, 23rd 2017.

Who owns MercadoLibre stock?

MercadoLibre's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Baillie Gifford & Co. (14.44%), FMR LLC (1.10%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.07%), Fiera Capital Corp (0.97%), Sands Capital Management LLC (0.91%) and State Street Corp (0.56%). Company insiders that own MercadoLibre stock include A Michael Spence, Daniel Rabinovich, Ebay Inc and Pedro Arnt.

Who sold MercadoLibre stock? Who is selling MercadoLibre stock?

MercadoLibre's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fiera Capital Corp, Light Street Capital Management LLC, Capital International Inc. CA, FMR LLC, Ellington Management Group LLC, Credit Agricole S A, Guggenheim Capital LLC and First Republic Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold MercadoLibre stock in the last year include A Michael Spence, Daniel Rabinovich, Ebay Inc and Pedro Arnt.

Who bought MercadoLibre stock? Who is buying MercadoLibre stock?

MercadoLibre's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., State Street Corp, Baillie Gifford & Co., Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Allianz Asset Management AG, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Paulson & CO. Inc. and Highland Capital Management LP.

How do I buy MercadoLibre stock?

Shares of MercadoLibre can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of MercadoLibre stock cost?

One share of MercadoLibre stock can currently be purchased for approximately $198.50.

MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI) Chart for Tuesday, February, 21, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI)

Last Updated on 2/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff