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: $207.79
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $187.10
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $173.55
  • 52-Week Range: $44,157,000.00 - $96.60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 67.29
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 37.04
  • P/E Growth: 1.58
  • Market Cap: $9.18B
  • Outstanding Shares: 44,157,000
  • Beta: 2.17
  • Net Margins: 16.13%
  • Return on Equity: 38.86%
  • Return on Assets: 12.59%
  • 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: $187.30 (9.86% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/24/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price Target$220.00View Rating Details
2/24/2017Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$192.00 -> $211.00View Rating Details
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
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 2/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/23/201712/31/2016$0.92$1.16$249.16 million$256.30 millionViewN/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)


Earnings Estimates for MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.01 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.61 EPS


Current Dividend Information for MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI)
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:0.29%
Payout Ratio:21.43% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
14.96% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
10.70% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(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)


Latest Headlines for MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI)
DateHeadline logoMean Rating Of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) At $2.09 - (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 26 at 6:24 AM
News IconHigh Expectations For Mercadolibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI), But Is There Upside? - Rockville Register (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 25 at 8:10 AM
News IconMarket Focus- Increased Volatility Recorded on Shares of Mercadolibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) - Aiken Advocate (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 24 at 7:44 PM logoAnalyst Activity – Stifel Nicolaus Raises Its Price Target On MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI) to - Market Exclusive (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 24 at 7:44 PM logoMERCADOLIBRE INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 24 at 7:44 PM logoEdited Transcript of MELI earnings conference call or presentation 23-Feb-17 9:30pm GMT (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 24 at 9:32 AM logoMercadoLibre (MELI) Tops Q4 Earnings & Revenue Estimates (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 24 at 9:32 AM
News IconMercadolibre Inc (MELI): Is it a good long term opportunity? (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 23 at 11:33 PM
News IconMercadolibre Inc (MELI) Earns "Overweight" Rating from Pacific Crest (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 23 at 11:33 PM logoMercadoLibre : beats 4Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 23 at 6:31 PM logoMercadolibre Inc. Q4 Earnings Advance 32% (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 23 at 6:31 PM logoYou Could Have Doubled Your Money With These 3 Stocks (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 23 at 6:31 PM logoMercadoLibre, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 23 at 6:31 PM logo4:05 pm MercadoLibre beats by $0.23, beats on revs (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 23 at 6:31 PM logoMercadoLibre beats 4Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 23 at 6:31 PM logoMercadoLibre Finishes 2016 Stronger Than Ever (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 23 at 6:31 PM logoE-Commerce Stocks' Q4 Earnings Due on Feb 23: MELI, W, STMP - Yahoo Finance (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 23 at 8:14 AM
News IconStock Levels in Review for MercadoLibre Inc (MELI) - SKV News (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 23 at 8:14 AM logoQ4 2016 MercadoLibre Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 23 at 8:14 AM logoE-Commerce Stocks' Q4 Earnings Due on Feb 23: MELI, W, STMP (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 22 at 8:15 AM logoMercadoLibre Price Target Hiked Ahead Of Earnings Despite 'Unstable' Region (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 21 at 6:27 PM
News IconMercadolibre Inc (MELI) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Pacific Crest (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 20 at 10:09 AM logoMark Your Calendar: MercadoLibre Reports Earnings Feb. 23 (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 19 at 5:37 PM
News IconMercadolibre Inc (MELI) is Resumed by Pacific Crest to “Overweight” - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 17 at 2:34 PM logoMercadoLibre, Inc. to Report Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 16 at 6:04 PM logoMercadoLibre Inc's Massive Growth Potential in 4 Charts (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 15 at 1:03 AM
News IconMercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Long-Term Growth Estimate At $24.185 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 14 at 8:03 PM
News IconMercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Quarterly EPS At $1.11 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 14 at 8:03 PM
News IconWhat are Analysts Expecting for MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Earnings? - Aiken Advocate (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 14 at 8:03 PM logoMercadoLibre Inc's Massive Growth Potential in 4 Charts (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 14 at 8:03 PM
News IconPrice Target Of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI)At $184.857 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 11 at 12:23 AM
News IconLarge Buying Action and Inflow of Money Witnessed in MercadoLibre, Inc. - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 9 at 5:23 AM logoMercadoLibre: A Unique Growth Opportunity - Seeking Alpha (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 9 at 5:23 AM logoMercadoLibre: Sell E-Retail Or Hold Online? (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 7 at 7:49 PM logoeBay Inc. Soars After a Record Holiday Quarter (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 7 at 6:43 AM logoMercadoLibre Upgraded Twice in 2 Months (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 7 at 6:43 AM logoMercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Mean Rating At $2.24 - (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 4 at 11:32 PM logoDeferred Tax Assets Of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) At $10.443 Millions - (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 1 at 7:20 PM
News IconMercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Target Price At $184.857 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:MELI) - February 1 at 7:20 PM
News IconEPS Target Of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI)Set At $1.11 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:MELI) - January 30 at 7:12 PM
News IconMercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Price Target Set At $181.285 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:MELI) - January 29 at 4:40 AM logoMean Rating Of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) At $2.53 - (NASDAQ:MELI) - January 29 at 4:40 AM
News IconWhat Are the Best Ecommerce Stocks to Buy in 2017? (NASDAQ:MELI) - January 28 at 12:01 AM
News IconShares of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Sees Large Outflow of Money - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:MELI) - January 26 at 9:23 PM
News IconEPS Forecast Of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) Set At $1.11 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:MELI) - January 26 at 9:23 PM logoMy Top Stock to Buy in January Is... (NASDAQ:MELI) - 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) - January 19 at 12:02 AM
News IconMercadolibre Inc (MELI) : Harding Loevner Lp Boosts Position by $94946565 - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:MELI) - January 19 at 12:02 AM
News IconMercadolibre Inc (MELI): Poised for Long-Term Success? - Simply Wall St (NASDAQ:MELI) - January 16 at 8:05 AM logoMERCADOLIBRE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NASDAQ:MELI) - January 13 at 7:47 PM


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. Shareholders of record on Saturday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, January 16th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.29%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 28th.

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

10 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for MercadoLibre's shares. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $220.00. On average, they expect MercadoLibre's stock price to reach $187.30 in the next twelve months.

When will MercadoLibre announce their earnings?

MercadoLibre is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May, 4th 2017.

What are analysts saying about MercadoLibre stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about MercadoLibre stock:

  • Stifel Nicolaus analysts commented, "MercadoLibre capped a strong year with another impressive quarter. MercadoLibre has positioned itself as the leading eCommerce platform in Latin America with the development of enhanced services which has allowed the company to offer a complete solution and to increase the value proposition to both buyers and merchants. Topline and bottom-line momentum continued in 4Q:16 as revenue increased 68% FX-adj., TPV increased 84% y/y FX-adj. and EBIT margins expanded nearly 700bps y/y. We are raising our estimates and take our price target to $220." (2/24/2017)
  • Cowen and Company analysts commented, "MELI reported strong 4Q operating results with revenues and EBITDA besting our forecasts by 2% and 17%. The larger point is that MELI's ecosystem of marketplace, payments and logistics is thriving. We boost LT estimates again' MELI delivered strong 4Q financial results with revenues of $256.3MM beating our $251.8MM forecast and Street $251.7MM. Revenues grew 42% y/y on a reported basis but increased an impressive 68% x-FX, better than the 66% y/y growth in 3Q and on par with the 69% y/y in 4Q15. As for expenses, COGS was essentially in-line with our expectations driving a 3% better-than-estimated Gross Profit or 63.5% Gross Margin versus forecast 63%. Other opex was mostly better than our forecast driven by R&D and G&A expense 20% and 16% below our forecast. Adj. EBITDA of $73MM (28.5% margin) was $10.6MM higher than our $62.4MM forecast (and compares against Cons. $65MM). EPS of $1.16 was meaningfully above our $0.89 forecast (Cons. $0.92)." (2/24/2017)
  • According to Zacks Investment Research, "MercadoLibre is the largest online trading platform in Latin America. We are market leaders in e-commerce in each of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela, based on unique visitors and page views. Additionally, we have recently launched online trading platforms in Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic and Panama. With a market of over Five fifty million people and a region with one of the world's fastest-growing Internet penetration rates, we provide buyers and sellers a robust online trading environment that fosters the development of a large and growing e-commerce community. We offer a technological and commercial solution that addresses the distinctive cultural and geographic challenges of operating an online trading platform in Latin America. " (2/1/2017)

Who owns MercadoLibre stock?

MercadoLibre's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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 purchased 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 $207.79.

MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI) Chart for Monday, February, 27, 2017

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI)

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Earnings by Quarter for MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI)

Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by Staff