NASDAQ:MELI - Mercadolibre Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$340.28 -4.33 (-1.26 %)
(As of 11/19/2018 09:32 AM ET)
Previous Close$344.61
Today's Range$340.28 - $342.58
52-Week Range$259.12 - $417.91
Volume4,875 shs
Average Volume659,356 shs
Market Capitalization$15.58 billion
P/E Ratio134.50
Dividend Yield0.04%
Beta1.96
MercadoLibre, Inc. hosts online commerce platforms in Latin America. It offers MercadoLibre Marketplace, an automated online commerce service for businesses and individuals to list items and conduct their sales and purchases online in a fixed-price or auction-based format. The company's Marketplace platform enables commerce through online classifieds for motor vehicles, vessels, aircraft, services, and real estate; and Internet users to browse through various products that are listed on its Website and to register with MercadoLibre to list and purchase items and services. It also provides MercadoLibre Classifieds service that enables users to list their offerings related to motor vehicles, vessels, aircraft, real estate, and services outside the Marketplace platform; and MercadoPago, an integrated online payments solution to facilitate transactions on and off the MercadoLibre Marketplace by providing a mechanism that allows its users to send and receive payments online. In addition, the company offers MercadoLibre Advertising platform, which enables large retailers and various other consumer brands to promote their products and services on the Internet by providing branding and performance marketing services; and advertisers to place text, display, or banner advertisements in order to promote their brands and offerings on its Webpages and associated sites. Further, it provides MercadoShops, a software-as-a-service, hosted online store solution that enables users to set-up, manage, and promote their own Webstores; and MercadoEnvios, a shipping service for marketplace users. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MELI
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone54-11-4640-8000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.62
Current Ratio1.62
Quick Ratio1.61

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio134.50
Forward P/E Ratio-365.89
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.40 billion
Price / Sales11.00
Cash Flow$3.4175 per share
Price / Cash99.57
Book Value$7.38 per share
Price / Book46.11

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.53
Net Income$13.78 million
Net Margins-7.04%
Return on Equity-9.47%
Return on Assets-1.47%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,582
Outstanding Shares45,200,000
Market Cap$15.58 billion
OptionableOptionable

Mercadolibre (NASDAQ:MELI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mercadolibre's stock symbol?

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

How were Mercadolibre's earnings last quarter?

Mercadolibre Inc (NASDAQ:MELI) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The company reported ($0.23) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.10) by $0.13. The firm had revenue of $355.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $352.75 million. Mercadolibre had a negative net margin of 7.04% and a negative return on equity of 9.47%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 16.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.63 EPS. View Mercadolibre's Earnings History.

When is Mercadolibre's next earnings date?

Mercadolibre is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Mercadolibre.

What price target have analysts set for MELI?

14 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Mercadolibre's stock. Their predictions range from $230.00 to $450.00. On average, they anticipate Mercadolibre's share price to reach $356.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Mercadolibre.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mercadolibre?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mercadolibre in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Mercadolibre.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Mercadolibre stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Mercadolibre stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Mercadolibre’s strong position across the geographies continues to be its key growth driver. Moreover, growing number of confirmed registered users is a major positive. Further, increasing adoption rate of MercadoPago continues to aid the company’s top-line growth. Further, the company remains optimistic on its continued investments in customer services and consumer acquisition, free shipping and branding.  These will continue to drive traffic and conversions on MercadoLibre’s platform. Estimates have been stable lately ahead of the company’s Q3 earnings release. However, MercadoLibre is currently suffering from its sluggish e-commerce business in Brazil due to rise in the shipping costs. Moroever, the company continues to hurt by mounting expenses, interest accrual on convertible bonds and increase in income tax. Notably, the stock has underperformed the industry it belongs to on a year-to-date basis." (10/23/2018)
  • 2. Stifel Nicolaus analysts commented, "We appreciate where investment spend is focused as MercadoLibre is well positioned (given its leadership and the maturity of the platform) to extend share in the region as competition intensifies. Amazon will continue to invest in Latin America though we believe there is room for both in the region as eCommerce and digital payments are still early in their development. MercadoLibre is very well-managed with a strong strategic track record and yesterday’s report reinforces our positive view. We maintain our Buy rating and raise our Price Target to $425." (2/23/2018)

Has Mercadolibre been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about MELI stock have trended very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Mercadolibre earned a media sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Mercadolibre's key competitors?

Who are Mercadolibre's key executives?

Mercadolibre's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Marcos Eduardo Galperín, Co-Founder, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 47)
  • Mr. Pedro Arnt, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 44)
  • Mr. Stelleo Tolda, Exec. VP & COO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Daniel Rabinovich, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 40)
  • Mr. Osvaldo Giménez, Exec. VP of Payments (Age 47)

Who are Mercadolibre's major shareholders?

Mercadolibre's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Baillie Gifford & Co. (11.26%), Capital Research Global Investors (5.96%), Capital World Investors (4.04%), FMR LLC (2.02%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (1.36%) and Capital International Investors (1.32%). Company insiders that own Mercadolibre stock include Alejandro Nicolas Aguzin, Meyer Malka and Stelleo Tolda. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Mercadolibre.

Which major investors are selling Mercadolibre stock?

MELI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Capital World Investors, Jennison Associates LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Capital International Inc. CA, Pictet Asset Management Ltd. and Capital International Sarl. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mercadolibre.

Which major investors are buying Mercadolibre stock?

MELI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, Dorsal Capital Management LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. and Deutsche Bank AG. Company insiders that have bought Mercadolibre stock in the last two years include Alejandro Nicolas Aguzin and Meyer Malka. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mercadolibre.

How do I buy shares of Mercadolibre?

Shares of MELI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Mercadolibre's stock price today?

One share of MELI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $344.61.

How big of a company is Mercadolibre?

Mercadolibre has a market capitalization of $15.58 billion and generates $1.40 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $13.78 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.53 on an earnings per share basis. Mercadolibre employs 5,582 workers across the globe.

What is Mercadolibre's official website?

The official website for Mercadolibre is http://www.mercadolibre.com.

How can I contact Mercadolibre?

Mercadolibre's mailing address is ARIAS 3751 7TH FLOOR, BUENOS AIRES C1, C1430CRG. The company can be reached via phone at 54-11-4640-8000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Mercadolibre (NASDAQ MELI)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  391 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  409 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  800
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Mercadolibre and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MELI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MELI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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