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NASDAQ:PSMTPriceSmart Stock Price, Forecast & News

$66.20
-0.02 (-0.03 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$65.51
Now: $66.20
$66.70
50-Day Range
$58.62
MA: $63.70
$67.26
52-Week Range
$41.15
Now: $66.20
$79.90
Volume63,742 shs
Average Volume160,219 shs
Market Capitalization$2.03 billion
P/E Ratio25.76
Dividend Yield1.06%
Beta1
PriceSmart, Inc. owns and operates U.S. style membership shopping warehouse clubs in Central America, the Caribbean, and Colombia. Its warehouse clubs sells brand name and private label consumer goods to individuals and businesses. As of November 30, 2018, the company operated 41 warehouse clubs comprising 7 each in Colombia and Costa Rica; 5 in Panama; 4 each in Trinidad and Dominican Republic; 3 each in Guatemala and Honduras; 2 each in El Salvador and Nicaragua; and 1 each in Aruba, Barbados, Jamaica, and the United States Virgin Islands. PriceSmart, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.23 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Variety stores
Sub-IndustryHypermarkets & Super Centers
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PSMT
CUSIP74151110
Phone858-404-8800

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.22 billion
Cash Flow$4.55 per share
Book Value$26.14 per share

Profitability

Net Income$73.19 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,000
Market Cap$2.03 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$66.20
-0.02 (-0.03 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has PriceSmart's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

PriceSmart's stock was trading at $50.71 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PSMT stock has increased by 30.5% and is now trading at $66.20.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of PriceSmart?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PriceSmart in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is PriceSmart's next earnings date?

PriceSmart is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were PriceSmart's earnings last quarter?

PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 9th. The company reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.27 by $0.14. The business had revenue of $799.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $693.45 million. PriceSmart had a net margin of 2.37% and a return on equity of 9.67%. PriceSmart's revenue for the quarter was up 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.46 EPS.
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How often does PriceSmart pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for PriceSmart?

PriceSmart announced a semi-annual dividend on Tuesday, February 11th. Investors of record on Saturday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share on Monday, August 31st. This represents a yield of 1.1%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 13th.
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What price target have analysts set for PSMT?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for PriceSmart's stock. Their forecasts range from $78.00 to $78.00. On average, they expect PriceSmart's share price to reach $78.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.8% from the stock's current price.
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How were PriceSmart's same store sales last quarter?

PriceSmart same store sales decreased by 4.9% in the month of June. PriceSmart stock rose by 0% in the first day of trading following the news.

Has PriceSmart been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about PSMT stock has trended somewhat negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. PriceSmart earned a daily sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting PriceSmart?

PriceSmart saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,070,000 shares, an increase of 41.9% from the January 31st total of 753,800 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 181,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.9 days. Currently, 5.3% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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Who are some of PriceSmart's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of PriceSmart own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other PriceSmart investors own include salesforce.com (CRM), Walt Disney (DIS), NVIDIA (NVDA), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), Bank of America (BAC), Micron Technology (MU), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Starbucks (SBUX) and Target (TGT).

Who are PriceSmart's key executives?

PriceSmart's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert E. Price, Founder & Exec. Chairman (Age 77)
  • Ms. Sherry S. Bahrambeygui, CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Maarten O. Jager, CFO, Exec. VP & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. William J. Naylon, Exec. VP & COO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Francisco J. Velasco, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer and Sec. (Age 48)

What is PriceSmart's stock symbol?

PriceSmart trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PSMT."

Who are PriceSmart's major shareholders?

PriceSmart's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include EdgePoint Investment Group Inc. (12.12%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (10.43%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.34%), FMR LLC (4.11%), Marathon Asset Management LLP (1.57%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.95%). Company insiders that own PriceSmart stock include Chong Jesus Von, Frank Ramon Diaz, Gordon H Hanson, John D Hildebrandt, Jose Luis Laparte, Mitchell G Lynn, Philanthropies Foundatio Price, Robert E Price, Rodrigo Calvo, Sherry S Bahrambeygui and William J Naylon.
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Which major investors are selling PriceSmart stock?

PSMT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including EdgePoint Investment Group Inc., FMR LLC, Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Holocene Advisors LP, Bank of America Corp DE, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., London Co. of Virginia, and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold PriceSmart company stock in the last year include Chong Jesus Von, John D Hildebrandt, Philanthropies Foundatio Price, Robert E Price, and William J Naylon.
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Which major investors are buying PriceSmart stock?

PSMT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marathon Asset Management LLP, Prudential Financial Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Bessemer Group Inc., Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Ziegler Capital Management LLC, and Duality Advisers LP.
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How do I buy shares of PriceSmart?

Shares of PSMT 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is PriceSmart's stock price today?

One share of PSMT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.20.

How big of a company is PriceSmart?

PriceSmart has a market capitalization of $2.03 billion and generates $3.22 billion in revenue each year. PriceSmart employs 9,000 workers across the globe.

What is PriceSmart's official website?

The official website for PriceSmart is www.pricesmart.com.

How can I contact PriceSmart?

PriceSmart's mailing address is 9740 SCRANTON ROAD, SAN DIEGO CA, 92121. The company can be reached via phone at 858-404-8800 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/15/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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