NASDAQ:PSMT - PriceSmart Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$62.20 -1.77 (-2.77 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 09:29 AM ET)
Previous Close$63.97
Today's Range$61.89 - $64.78
52-Week Range$61.08 - $94.45
Volume247,374 shs
Average Volume127,039 shs
Market Capitalization$1.95 billion
P/E Ratio25.60
Dividend Yield1.09%
Beta1.04
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 August 31, 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Variety stores
Sub-IndustryHypermarkets & Super Centers
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PSMT
Previous Symbol
CUSIP74151110
Phone858-404-8800

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.12
Current Ratio1.40
Quick Ratio0.48

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio25.60
Forward P/E Ratio23.04
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.17 billion
Price / Sales0.60
Cash Flow$4.0442 per share
Price / Cash Flow15.38
Book Value$24.91 per share
Price / Book2.50

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.43
Net Income$74.32 million
Net Margins2.35%
Return on Equity12.07%
Return on Assets7.36%

Miscellaneous

Employees8,680
Outstanding Shares30,460,000
Market Cap$1.95 billion
OptionableOptionable

PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is PriceSmart's stock symbol?

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

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

PriceSmart announced a semiannual dividend on Friday, January 26th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.8%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 14th. View PriceSmart's Dividend History.

How were PriceSmart's earnings last quarter?

PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The company reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $777.87 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $776.30 million. PriceSmart had a return on equity of 12.07% and a net margin of 2.35%. View PriceSmart's Earnings History.

When is PriceSmart's next earnings date?

PriceSmart is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 9th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for PriceSmart.

How can I listen to PriceSmart's earnings call?

PriceSmart will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 10th at 12:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8552098211.

What price target have analysts set for PSMT?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for PriceSmart's shares. Their forecasts range from $86.00 to $86.00. On average, they expect PriceSmart's share price to reach $86.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 38.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for PriceSmart.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for PriceSmart?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PriceSmart in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for PriceSmart.

How were PriceSmart's same store sales last quarter?

PriceSmart same store sales fell 2.8% during the month of November. PriceSmart shares climbed by 0% in the first day of trading following the news.

Has PriceSmart been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about PSMT stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. PriceSmart earned a news sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of PriceSmart's key competitors?

Who are PriceSmart's key executives?

PriceSmart's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert E. Price, Founder & Exec. Chairman (Age 76)
  • Ms. Sherry S. Bahrambeygui, Interim CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. William J. Naylon, Exec. VP & COO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Francisco Velasco, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer and Sec. (Age 47)
  • Mr. Jesus Von Chong, Exec. VP of Local, Regional Buying – Central America, Caribbean, Columbia (Age 52)

Who are PriceSmart's major shareholders?

PriceSmart's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.42%), Vanguard Group Inc (7.42%), BlackRock Inc. (4.94%), FMR LLC (4.68%), Genesis Asset Managers LLP (3.95%) and Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.95%). Company insiders that own PriceSmart stock include Chong Jesus Von, Frank Ramon Diaz, John D Hildebrandt, John Heffner, Jose Luis Laparte, Katherine L Hensley, Laura Santana, Mitchell G Lynn, Robert E Price, Rodrigo Calvo, Sherry S Bahrambeygui and William J Naylon. View Institutional Ownership Trends for PriceSmart.

Which institutional investors are selling PriceSmart stock?

PSMT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, Bank of Montreal Can, Genesis Asset Managers LLP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., Morgan Stanley, US Bancorp DE and Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky. Company insiders that have sold PriceSmart company stock in the last year include Chong Jesus Von, Frank Ramon Diaz, John D Hildebrandt, Jose Luis Laparte, Robert E Price, Sherry S Bahrambeygui and William J Naylon. View Insider Buying and Selling for PriceSmart.

Which institutional investors are buying PriceSmart stock?

PSMT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, FMR LLC, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., Brown Advisory Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN and SG Americas Securities LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for PriceSmart.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is PriceSmart's stock price today?

One share of PSMT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $62.20.

How big of a company is PriceSmart?

PriceSmart has a market capitalization of $1.95 billion and generates $3.17 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $74.32 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.43 on an earnings per share basis. PriceSmart employs 8,680 workers across the globe.

What is PriceSmart's official website?

The official website for PriceSmart is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for PriceSmart (NASDAQ PSMT)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  230 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  232 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  462
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about PriceSmart and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PSMT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PSMT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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