PriceSmart Company Profile (NASDAQ:PSMT)

About PriceSmart

PriceSmart logoPriceSmart, Inc. (PriceSmart) business consists primarily of international membership shopping warehouse clubs similar to warehouse clubs in the United States. The Company owns and operates United States-style membership shopping warehouse clubs through wholly owned subsidiaries operating in Latin America and the Caribbean using the trade name PriceSmart. The Company's operating segments are the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean. The warehouse clubs sell basic high quality consumer goods at low prices to individuals and businesses. The no-frills warehouse club-type buildings range in size from 48,000 to 1,00,000 square feet and are located primarily in urban areas. The Company operates 36 warehouse clubs in Central America, Caribbean and South America.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Discount, Variety Stores
  • Sub-Industry: Hypermarkets & Super Centers
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: PSMT
  • CUSIP: 74151110
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $86.10
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $83.76
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $84.82
  • 52-Week Range: $68.51 - $98.49
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 31.47
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 28.70
  • P/E Growth: 2.02
  • Market Cap: $2.75B
  • Outstanding Shares: 29,857,000
  • Beta: 1.5
  • Net Margins: 3.07%
  • Return on Equity: 15.08%
  • Return on Assets: 8.68%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.12%
  • Current Ratio: 1.38%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.65%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $58.00 (32.64% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/11/2016Roth CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$95.00View Rating Details
11/18/2015ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector OutperformView Rating Details
11/18/2015Howard WeilInitiated CoverageOutperform$21.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2016Q4$0.65$0.74$708.17 million$711.05 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/7/2016Q3$0.70$0.55$704.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/7/2016Q216$0.88$0.85$777.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/7/2016Q1$0.83$0.78$711.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q4$0.75$0.75$691.88 million$699.18 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/9/2015Q315$0.72$0.70$697.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/9/2015Q215$0.98$0.82$750.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/8/2015Q115$0.74$0.68$660.71 million$656.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q414$0.74$0.73$620.80 million$622.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/10/2014Q314$0.69$0.70$624.46 million$615.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/9/2014Q214$0.89$0.93$678.91 million$674.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/9/2014Q1$0.74$0.71$609.04 million$605.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q413$0.66$0.69$586.61 million$568.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/10/2013Q3 2013$0.64$0.61$573.56 million$571.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/9/2013Q2 2013$0.76$0.82$609.67 million$607.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/9/2013Q1 2013$0.62$0.66$535.38 million$535.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2012Q412$0.61$0.58$513.20 million$499.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/9/2012$0.60$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/4/2012$0.69$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/6/2012$0.58$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2011$0.50$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/7/2011$0.49$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/7/2011$0.57$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/7/2011$0.44$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.83 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.89$0.97$0.94
Q2 20161$0.70$0.70$0.70
Q3 20161$0.77$0.77$0.77
Q4 20161$0.65$0.65$0.65
Q1 20171$0.73$0.73$0.73
Q2 20171$0.89$0.89$0.89
Q3 20171$0.66$0.66$0.66
Q4 20171$0.72$0.72$0.72
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT)
Annual Dividend:$0.70
Dividend Yield:0.81%
Payout Ratio:23.89% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
24.73% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
23.33% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 29.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 73.23%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/10/2016Robert E PriceDirectorSell220,844$84.00$18,550,896.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2016William J NaylonCOOSell1,775$85.16$151,159.00View SEC Filing  
4/21/2016Chong Jesus VonEVPSell900$84.36$75,924.00View SEC Filing  
4/14/2016John HeffnerCFOSell3,266$84.79$276,924.14View SEC Filing  
4/12/2016Thomas D MartinInsiderSell1,355$81.54$110,486.70View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016John D HildebrandtEVPSell635$70.92$45,034.20View SEC Filing  
1/27/2016Frank Ramon DiazEVPSell700$73.39$51,373.00View SEC Filing  
7/23/2015Sherry S BahrambeyguiDirectorSell2,000$102.66$205,320.00View SEC Filing  
7/17/2015William J NaylonCOOSell2,000$99.04$198,080.00View SEC Filing  
7/16/2015Sherry S BahrambeyguiDirectorSell3,000$100.11$300,330.00View SEC Filing  
7/14/2015Rodrigo CalvoEVPSell1,768$97.28$171,991.04View SEC Filing  
7/14/2015Thomas D MartinInsiderSell1,872$98.00$183,456.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015Robert M GansEVPSell1,872$83.95$157,154.40View SEC Filing  
4/21/2015Jose Luis LaparteCEOSell17,146$80.80$1,385,396.80View SEC Filing  
4/20/2015Robert M GansEVPSell1,825$80.73$147,332.25View SEC Filing  
4/17/2015John HeffnerCFOSell3,985$79.13$315,333.05View SEC Filing  
4/14/2015Thomas D MartinEVPSell1,360$79.71$108,405.60View SEC Filing  
4/14/2015William J NaylonCOOSell2,600$79.67$207,142.00View SEC Filing  
1/27/2015John D HildebrandtEVPSell3,503$87.29$305,776.87View SEC Filing  
1/13/2015Robert M GansEVPSell2,775$87.50$242,812.50View SEC Filing  
4/14/2014Jose Luis LaparteCEOSell16,976$94.60$1,605,929.60View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014John HeffnerCFOSell2,000$95.32$190,640.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014William NaylonCOOSell3,500$94.21$329,735.00View SEC Filing  
1/27/2014John HildebrandtEVPSell3,506$94.62$331,737.72View SEC Filing  
11/13/2013William NaylonCOOSell2,000$121.22$242,440.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013Sherry BahrambeyguiDirectorSell10,000$120.22$1,202,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2013Thomas MartinEVPSell3,236$120.27$389,193.72View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012Thomas D MartinEVPSell3,650$76.66$279,809.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT)
DateHeadline logoPriceSmart Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Results of Operations (NASDAQ:PSMT) - October 27 at 7:01 PM logoPriceSmart : posts 4Q profit (NASDAQ:PSMT) - October 27 at 7:01 PM logoPriceSmart posts 4Q profit (NASDAQ:PSMT) - October 27 at 7:01 PM logoPriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) Sales Estimate At $3001.64 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:PSMT) - October 27 at 11:54 AM logoQ4 2016 PriceSmart Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:PSMT) - October 27 at 11:54 AM logoRetail Stocks' Earnings on Oct 27: CAB, PSMT, TPX, NSIT (NASDAQ:PSMT) - October 26 at 10:22 AM logoPriceSmart, the Costco of Central America (NASDAQ:PSMT) - October 20 at 7:11 PM
News IconUpdate on PriceSmart Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) for the day (NASDAQ:PSMT) - October 15 at 11:38 AM logoPriceSmart (PSMT) Comps Rose 0.5% in Sept. 2016 (NASDAQ:PSMT) - October 7 at 12:03 PM logoPriceSmart Announces September Sales (NASDAQ:PSMT) - October 7 at 12:03 PM logoPriceSmart (PSMT) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA (NASDAQ:PSMT) - October 1 at 8:20 AM logoPriceSmart, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PSMT-US : September 26, 2016 (NASDAQ:PSMT) - September 26 at 11:45 AM logoPriceSmart, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PSMT-US : September 16, 2016 (NASDAQ:PSMT) - September 16 at 10:27 AM logoPriceSmart : Announces August Sales (NASDAQ:PSMT) - September 10 at 11:05 AM logoPriceSmart Announces August Sales (NASDAQ:PSMT) - September 10 at 11:05 AM logo8:04 am PriceSmart reports six week comps -1.5% vs +3.0% August last year and flat last month (NASDAQ:PSMT) - September 10 at 11:05 AM logoPriceSmart Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for PSMT (NASDAQ:PSMT) - September 9 at 6:32 PM logoPriceSmart August Net Sales, Comps Down - Quick Facts (NASDAQ:PSMT) - September 9 at 11:41 AM logoPriceSmart Announces August Sales; and Fourth Quarter Earnings Release Dates; Opening of New Warehouse Club Also Announced (NASDAQ:PSMT) - September 9 at 11:41 AM logoPRICESMART INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:PSMT) - September 9 at 11:40 AM logoPriceSmart, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:PSMT) : September 2, 2016 (NASDAQ:PSMT) - September 2 at 11:48 AM logoPriceSmart, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PSMT-US : September 1, 2016 (NASDAQ:PSMT) - September 1 at 10:01 AM logoETF’s with exposure to PriceSmart, Inc. : August 23, 2016 (NASDAQ:PSMT) - August 23 at 7:03 PM logoPriceSmart, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PSMT-US : August 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:PSMT) - August 22 at 11:33 AM logoPriceSmart (PSMT) Comps Flat in July 2016 (NASDAQ:PSMT) - August 5 at 9:59 AM logoPriceSmart Announces July Sales (NASDAQ:PSMT) - August 5 at 9:59 AM logoCan Shares Of PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) Hit $105? - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 27 at 7:20 PM logoExpected For PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) Sales Of $3180.465 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 27 at 7:20 PM logoPriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) Updated Price Targets - FTSE News (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 25 at 7:07 PM logoRelative Strength Alert For PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 25 at 6:23 PM logoETF’s with exposure to PriceSmart, Inc. : July 25, 2016 (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 25 at 1:04 PM
News IconLondon Co Of Virginia Decreased Stake in Pricesmart INC (NASDAQ:PSMT) by $4.61 Million as Shares Rose - Consumer Eagle (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 23 at 10:50 AM logoPriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) Current Analyst Ratings - Fiscal Standard (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 23 at 10:50 AM logoPriceSmart, Inc. :PSMT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : July 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 22 at 11:37 AM logoWhy Did PriceSmart Plummet? (PSMT) (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 11 at 3:41 PM logoPriceSmart Inc. (PSMT) Weakened After Q3 Profit Missed (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 11 at 11:37 AM logoPriceSmart, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PSMT-US : July 11, 2016 (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 11 at 10:04 AM logoDow Jones Industrial Average, S&P Soar on Blockbuster Jobs Report (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 10 at 11:00 AM logoPriceSmart (PSMT) Falls with Q3 Results (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 10 at 11:00 AM logoPriceSmart's (PSMT) CEO Jose Luis Laparte on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 10 at 11:00 AM logoEdited Transcript of PSMT earnings conference call or presentation 8-Jul-16 4:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 8 at 7:54 PM logoWhy PriceSmart, Wingstop, and iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN Slumped Today (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 8 at 6:06 PM
News IconPriceSmart Earnings Fall Flat (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 8 at 11:34 AM logoPriceSmart Inc.'s Struggles Extend Beyond the Colombian Market (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 8 at 11:34 AM logoAfter-Hours Stock Movers 07/07: (CUDA) (GPS) (SYF) Higher; (JUNO) (KITE) (PSMT) Lower (more...) (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 8 at 9:51 AM
News IconStocks follow oil lower as crucial jobs report looms (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 8 at 9:51 AM logoPriceSmart (PSMT) Down Ahead of Earnings (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 8 at 9:51 AM logoPriceSmart Inc. (PSMT) Is Down After Q3 Profit Disappoints (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 8 at 9:51 AM logoPriceSmart Inc. (PSMT) Is Falling After Weaker Than Expected Q3 Profit (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 8 at 9:51 AM logo3 Stocks to Watch on Friday: Juno Therapeutics Inc (JUNO), Gap Inc (GPS) and PriceSmart, Inc. (PSMT) (NASDAQ:PSMT) - July 8 at 8:30 AM


PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT) Chart for Friday, October, 28, 2016

Last Updated on 10/28/2016 by Staff