NASDAQ:PSMT - PriceSmart Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$92.00 +1.25 (+1.38 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$90.75
Today's Range$90.75 - $92.80
52-Week Range$77.50 - $93.55
Volume171,700 shs
Average Volume164,718 shs
Market Capitalization$2.73 billion
P/E Ratio30.87
Dividend Yield0.78%
Beta1.19
PriceSmart logoPriceSmart, Inc. owns and operates the U.S.-style membership shopping warehouse clubs in Latin America and the Caribbean. The company's warehouse clubs offer brand name and private label consumer goods to individuals and businesses. As of October 26, 2017, it operated 40 warehouse clubs comprising 7 each in Colombia and Costa Rica; 5 in Panama; 4 in Trinidad; 3 each in Guatemala, Honduras, and the Dominican Republic; 2 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
SymbolNASDAQ:PSMT
CUSIP74151110
Phone858-404-8800

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.11
Current Ratio1.42
Quick Ratio0.54

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio30.87
Forward P/E Ratio28.75
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.00 billion
Price / Sales0.93
Cash Flow$4.6208 per share
Price / Cash19.91
Book Value$23.32 per share
Price / Book3.95

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.98
Net Income$90.72 million
Net Margins2.45%
Return on Equity12.29%
Return on Assets7.43%

Miscellaneous

Employees7,903
Outstanding Shares30,420,000

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

How were PriceSmart's earnings last quarter?

PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 5th. The company reported $1.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.74 by $0.30. The firm earned $839.56 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $832.43 million. PriceSmart had a return on equity of 12.29% and a net margin of 2.45%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.90 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 Tuesday, July, 3rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for PriceSmart.

What price target have analysts set for PSMT?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for PriceSmart's stock. Their predictions range from $85.00 to $100.00. On average, they anticipate PriceSmart's stock price to reach $91.6667 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for PriceSmart.

How were PriceSmart's same store sales last quarter?

PriceSmart same store sales climbed 3.1% in the month of May. PriceSmart shares fell by 0.1% in the first full-day of trading following the news.

Who are some of PriceSmart's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to PriceSmart include Five Below (FIVE), Ollie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI), Big Lots (BIG), Tuesday Morning (TUES) and Fred's (FRED).

Who are PriceSmart's key executives?

PriceSmart's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jose Luis Laparte, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. John M. Heffner, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 64)
  • Mr. William J. Naylon, Exec. VP & COO (Age 56)
  • Mr. John D. Hildebrandt, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 60)
  • Mr. Francisco Velasco, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer and Sec. (Age 47)

Has PriceSmart been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about PSMT stock have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PriceSmart earned a coverage optimism score of 0.34 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 45.44 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are PriceSmart's major shareholders?

PriceSmart's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (5.72%), BlackRock Inc. (4.48%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.87%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.37%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.16%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.00%). 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 Baillie Gifford & Co., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, BlackRock Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC and Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Company insiders that have sold PriceSmart company stock in the last year include Chong Jesus Von, Frank Ramon Diaz, John D Hildebrandt, John Heffner, Jose Luis Laparte, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Dundas Partners LLP, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, GW&K Investment Management LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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 $92.00.

How big of a company is PriceSmart?

PriceSmart has a market capitalization of $2.73 billion and generates $3.00 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $90.72 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.98 on an earnings per share basis. PriceSmart employs 7,903 workers across the globe.

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 (PSMT)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  183 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  199 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  382
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 6/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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