PriceSmart Company Profile (NASDAQ:PSMT)

About PriceSmart

PriceSmart logoPriceSmart, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the international operation of membership shopping in warehouse clubs. In addition, the Company operates distribution centers and offices in the United States. The Company's segments include the United States, Central America, the Caribbean and Colombia. The Company owns and operates the United States-style membership shopping warehouse clubs in Latin America and the Caribbean. It offers private label consumer goods to individuals and businesses. The Company offers three types of memberships, such as Business, Diamond and in Costa Rica Platinum memberships. It promotes Business membership through its marketing programs and offers certain merchandise targeted to businesses, such as restaurants, hotels, convenience stores, offices and institutions. The Diamond membership is focused on individuals and families. The Company offers Platinum memberships in Costa Rica.

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: $90.10
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $85.38
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $85.49
  • 52-Week Range: $75.51 - $94.86
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 30.52
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 25.24
  • P/E Growth: 2.21
  • Market Cap: $2.69B
  • Outstanding Shares: 29,886,000
  • Beta: 1.31
  • Net Margins: 3.07%
  • Return on Equity: 14.43%
  • Return on Assets: 8.42%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.11%
  • Current Ratio: 1.42%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.55%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $95.00 (5.44% upside)

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 2/19/2015 forward)


Earnings History for PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/5/2017Q1 2017$0.84$0.82$739.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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: $3.21 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.57 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$0.78$0.78$0.78
Q2 20171$0.86$0.86$0.86
Q3 20171$0.69$0.69$0.69
Q4 20171$0.73$0.73$0.73
Q1 20181$0.86$0.86$0.86
Q2 20181$0.95$0.95$0.95
Q3 20181$0.77$0.77$0.77
Q4 20181$0.82$0.82$0.82
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT)
Annual Dividend:$0.70
Dividend Yield:0.78%
Payout Ratio:23.65% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
21.81% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
19.61% (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: 28.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 73.84%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/9/2017John HeffnerCFOSell2,872$88.01$252,764.72View SEC Filing  
2/3/2017William J NaylonCOOSell800$88.71$70,968.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2017William J NaylonCOOSell1,800$83.45$150,210.00View SEC Filing  
1/26/2017Sherry S BahrambeyguiDirectorSell1,600$85.38$136,608.00View SEC Filing  
1/25/2017John D HildebrandtEVPSell1,321$83.56$110,382.76View SEC Filing  
1/23/2017Sherry S BahrambeyguiDirectorSell4,400$83.40$366,960.00View SEC Filing  
1/19/2017Sherry S BahrambeyguiDirectorSell6,500$84.32$548,080.00View SEC Filing  
1/11/2017Katherine L HensleyDirectorSell1,000$84.27$84,270.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2016Rodrigo CalvoEVPSell2,230$88.79$198,001.70View SEC Filing  
11/2/2016Frank Ramon DiazEVPSell1,388$86.29$119,770.52View SEC Filing  
11/1/2016John D HildebrandtEVPSell1,614$91.00$146,874.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2016William J NaylonCOOSell3,025$90.08$272,492.00View SEC Filing  
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)
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News IconPriceSmart Inc. Announces New Costa Rica Outlet (NASDAQ:PSMT) - February 7 at 10:02 PM logo8:03 am PriceSmart reports Jan comps of +0.2% vs -0.3% year ago and 3.1% last month (NASDAQ:PSMT) - February 7 at 10:02 PM logoPriceSmart Announces January Sales (NASDAQ:PSMT) - February 7 at 8:45 AM logoPRICESMART INC : Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Other Events (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:PSMT) - February 3 at 8:15 PM logoPriceSmart Announces New Warehouse Club Site in Costa Rica; Also Announces Acquisition of New Distribution Center in Medley, Florida (NASDAQ:PSMT) - February 3 at 8:15 PM logoPriceSmart : Announces Semi-Annual Dividend (NASDAQ:PSMT) - February 2 at 9:05 PM logoPriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (NASDAQ:PSMT) - February 2 at 9:05 PM logoPriceSmart Announces Semi-Annual Dividend (NASDAQ:PSMT) - February 2 at 9:05 PM logoInsider Trading Activity PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) – EVP Sold 1321 shares of Stock - Market Exclusive (NASDAQ:PSMT) - January 30 at 8:19 AM
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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 Thursday, February 2nd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share on Thursday, August 31st. This represents a yield of 0.82%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 11th.

Where is PriceSmart's stock going? Where will PriceSmart's stock price be in 2017?

1 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for PriceSmart's stock. Their predictions range from $95.00 to $95.00. On average, they expect PriceSmart's stock price to reach $95.00 in the next year.

When will PriceSmart announce their earnings?

PriceSmart is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 5th 2017.

Who owns PriceSmart stock?

PriceSmart's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Baillie Gifford & Co. (4.52%), FMR LLC (3.83%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.04%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.60%), State Street Corp (1.42%) and Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (0.67%). Company insiders that own PriceSmart stock include Chong Jesus Von, Frank Ramon Diaz, John D Hildebrandt, John Heffner, Jose Luis Laparte, Katherine L Hensley, Robert E Price, Robert M Gans, Rodrigo Calvo, Sherry S Bahrambeygui, Thomas D Martin and William J Naylon.

Who sold PriceSmart stock? Who is selling PriceSmart stock?

PriceSmart's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Thornburg Investment Management Inc., Baillie Gifford & Co., Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK, TCW Group Inc., Paradigm Asset Management Co. LLC and RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold PriceSmart stock in the last year include Chong Jesus Von, Frank Ramon Diaz, John D Hildebrandt, John Heffner, Katherine L Hensley, Robert E Price, Rodrigo Calvo, Sherry S Bahrambeygui, Thomas D Martin and William J Naylon.

Who bought PriceSmart stock? Who is buying PriceSmart stock?

PriceSmart's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., State Street Corp, Brown Advisory Inc., Trexquant Investment LP, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd, GSA Capital Partners LLP and Denver Investment Advisors LLC.

How do I buy PriceSmart stock?

Shares of PriceSmart can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of PriceSmart stock cost?

One share of PriceSmart stock can currently be purchased for approximately $90.10.

PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT) Chart for Sunday, February, 19, 2017

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Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by Staff