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

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$65.93 +1.04 (+1.60 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 08:22 AM ET)
Previous Close$64.89
Today's Range$64.86 - $66.00
52-Week Range$55.53 - $94.45
Volume123,572 shs
Average Volume182,993 shs
Market Capitalization$2.01 billion
P/E Ratio27.13
Dividend Yield1.06%
Beta1.08
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

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$4.1596 per share
Book Value$24.91 per share

Profitability

Net Income$74.32 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,680
Market Cap$2.01 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 declared a semiannual dividend on Friday, January 26th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 15th will be given 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 data on Wednesday, January, 9th. The company reported $0.69 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.17. The firm had revenue of $779.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $795.03 million. PriceSmart had a return on equity of 11.73% and a net margin of 2.09%. The business's revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $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 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for PriceSmart's stock. Their forecasts range from $86.00 to $86.00. On average, they anticipate PriceSmart's stock price to reach $86.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.4% 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 climbed 0.4% during the month of December. PriceSmart shares rose by 0.8% in the first full-day of trading following the report.

Has PriceSmart been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about PSMT stock have trended very positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of 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 five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. PriceSmart earned a media sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Genesis Asset Managers LLP (4.08%). 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 buying PriceSmart stock?

PSMT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Genesis Asset Managers LLP. 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 $65.93.

How big of a company is PriceSmart?

PriceSmart has a market capitalization of $2.01 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:  234 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  235 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  469
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 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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