NASDAQ:PSMT - PriceSmart Stock Price, News & Analysis

$59.14
+1.02 (+1.75 %)
(As of 08/22/2019 08:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$58.32
Now: $59.14
$59.27
50-Day Range
$50.76
MA: $58.62
$62.25
52-Week Range
$48.06
Now: $59.14
$88.65
Volume81,100 shs
Average Volume106,766 shs
Market Capitalization$1.81 billion
P/E Ratio20.61
Dividend Yield1.20%
Beta1.02
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. Read More…

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$4.2153 per share
Book Value$24.91 per share

Profitability

Net Income$74.32 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,680
Market Cap$1.81 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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, February 1st. Investors of record on Friday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share on Thursday, February 28th. This represents a yield of 1.15%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 14th. View PriceSmart's Dividend History.

How were PriceSmart's earnings last quarter?

PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 10th. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.13. The company earned $788.56 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $792.96 million. PriceSmart had a net margin of 2.23% and a return on equity of 11.19%. PriceSmart's revenue for the quarter was up .8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.61 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, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for PriceSmart.

What price target have analysts set for PSMT?

1 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for PriceSmart's stock. Their forecasts range from $61.70 to $61.70. On average, they expect PriceSmart's stock price to reach $61.70 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.3% 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 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for PriceSmart.

How were PriceSmart's same store sales last quarter?

PriceSmart same store sales increased by 1.6% in the month of July. PriceSmart stock rose 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 positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. PriceSmart earned a daily sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for PriceSmart.

Are investors shorting PriceSmart?

PriceSmart saw a drop in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 844,000 shares, a drop of 11.4% from the June 30th total of 952,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 175,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.8 days. Approximately 4.3% of the company's shares are short sold. View PriceSmart's Current Options Chain.

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 IPG Photonics (IPGP), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Netflix (NFLX), Wynn Resorts (WYNN), Caterpillar (CAT), salesforce.com (CRM), Michael Kors (KORS), Schlumberger (SLB), Amedisys (AMED) and BIOLINERX LTD/S (BLRX).

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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include EdgePoint Investment Group Inc. (12.77%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (12.18%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.39%), BlackRock Inc. (4.93%), Genesis Asset Managers LLP (3.82%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.84%). Company insiders that own PriceSmart stock include Chong Jesus Von, Frank Ramon Diaz, Gordon H Hanson, John D Hildebrandt, John Heffner, Jose Luis Laparte, Mitchell G Lynn, Philanthropies Foundatio Price, Robert E Price, Rodrigo Calvo, Sherry S Bahrambeygui and William J Naylon. View Institutional Ownership Trends for PriceSmart.

Which major investors are selling PriceSmart stock?

PSMT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baillie Gifford & Co., Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Vanguard Group Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Company insiders that have sold PriceSmart company stock in the last year include Chong Jesus Von, Frank Ramon Diaz, Gordon H Hanson, John D Hildebrandt, Jose Luis Laparte, Mitchell G Lynn, Philanthropies Foundatio Price, Robert E Price, Rodrigo Calvo and Sherry S Bahrambeygui. View Insider Buying and Selling for PriceSmart.

Which major investors are buying PriceSmart stock?

PSMT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including EdgePoint Investment Group Inc., Marathon Asset Management LLP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, AXA, Panagora Asset Management Inc. and Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss 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 $59.14.

How big of a company is PriceSmart?

PriceSmart has a market capitalization of $1.81 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.View Additional Information About PriceSmart.

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:  259 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  258 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  517
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 8/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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