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

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$63.56 +1.18 (+1.89 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$63.56
Today's Range$62.06 - $63.57
52-Week Range$55.53 - $94.45
Volume74,406 shs
Average Volume144,989 shs
Market Capitalization$1.94 billion
P/E Ratio26.16
Dividend Yield1.12%
Beta0.93
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.17 billion
Cash Flow$4.2373 per share
Book Value$24.91 per share

Profitability

Net Income$74.32 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,680
Market Cap$1.94 billion
Next Earnings Date4/4/2019 (Estimated)
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, February 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 15th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share on Thursday, February 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 14th. View PriceSmart's Dividend History.

How were PriceSmart's earnings last quarter?

PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 9th. The company reported $0.69 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.17. The company earned $779.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $795.03 million. PriceSmart had a net margin of 2.09% and a return on equity of 11.73%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.74 earnings per share. View PriceSmart's Earnings History.

When is PriceSmart's next earnings date?

PriceSmart is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for PriceSmart.

What price target have analysts set for PSMT?

1 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for PriceSmart's shares. Their predictions range from $86.00 to $86.00. On average, they anticipate PriceSmart's share price to reach $86.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for PriceSmart.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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." View Analyst Ratings for PriceSmart.

How were PriceSmart's same store sales last quarter?

PriceSmart same-store sales dropped 1.4% in the month of January. PriceSmart stock climbed by 0% in the first day of trading following the news.

Has PriceSmart been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about PSMT stock have trended neutral on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media 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 closest to five being the most favorable. PriceSmart earned a daily sentiment score of 0.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

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 QUALCOMM (QCOM), IPG Photonics (IPGP), Wynn Resorts (WYNN), Michael Kors (KORS), Baxter International (BAX), salesforce.com (CRM), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Micron Technology (MU), Constellation Brands (STZ) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are PriceSmart's key executives?

PriceSmart's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are PriceSmart's major shareholders?

PriceSmart's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (11.84%), BlackRock Inc. (4.97%), Genesis Asset Managers LLP (4.08%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.98%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.79%) and Bank of Montreal Can (1.30%). Company insiders that own PriceSmart stock include Chong Jesus Von, Frank Ramon Diaz, John D Hildebrandt, John Heffner, Jose Luis Laparte, 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 Brown Advisory Inc., London Co. of Virginia, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Suntrust Banks Inc., Citigroup Inc., Thornburg Investment Management Inc., MetLife Investment Advisors LLC and New York State Common Retirement Fund. 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, Mitchell G Lynn, Robert E Price, Rodrigo Calvo, 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 Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Genesis Asset Managers LLP, Geode Capital Management LLC, Raymond James & Associates, SG Americas Securities LLC, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 $63.56.

How big of a company is PriceSmart?

PriceSmart has a market capitalization of $1.94 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:  240 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  239 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  479
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 2/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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