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NASDAQ:PSMT

PriceSmart - PSMT Stock Forecast, Price & News

$65.83
+2.17 (+3.41%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$64.05
$65.84
50-Day Range
$63.97
$77.80
52-Week Range
$63.14
$88.30
Volume
177,835 shs
Average Volume
127,018 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.04 billion
P/E Ratio
20.19
Dividend Yield
1.34%
Price Target
$100.00

PriceSmart MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
51.9% Upside
$100.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.17% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.82
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.62mentions of PriceSmart in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$5.07 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.73 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

84th out of 221 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

6th out of 11 stocks

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About PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT) Stock

PriceSmart, Inc. owns and operates U.S. style membership shopping warehouse clubs in the United States, Central America, the Caribbean, and Colombia. Its warehouse clubs sell brand name and private label consumer products, essential goods, fresh produce, prepared foods, and fresh-baked goods, as well as provides services, such as optical, tire center, and other ancillary services. The company also operates Click & Go, an e-commerce platform for online ordering, curbside pickup, and delivery services. As of March 29, 2022, it operated 49 warehouse clubs in 12 countries and one U.S. territory. PriceSmart, Inc. was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of brokerages have recently commented on PSMT. StockNews.com raised PriceSmart from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 19th. Scotiabank raised PriceSmart from a "sector perform" rating to a "sector outperform" rating and set a $100.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, April 19th.

PriceSmart Stock Performance

Shares of NASDAQ:PSMT traded up $2.17 during trading on Friday, reaching $65.83. 177,835 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 127,018. PriceSmart has a 52-week low of $63.14 and a 52-week high of $88.30. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11, a current ratio of 1.30 and a quick ratio of 0.50. The company has a 50-day moving average of $69.35 and a 200-day moving average of $74.10. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.04 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.19 and a beta of 0.70.

PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT - Get Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 11th. The company reported $0.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $1.03 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $951.87 million. PriceSmart had a return on equity of 10.65% and a net margin of 2.55%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 15.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.73 EPS.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other news, Director Robert E. Price sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $66.05, for a total transaction of $660,500.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 636,033 shares in the company, valued at approximately $42,009,979.65. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. In other news, Director Robert E. Price sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $66.05, for a total transaction of $660,500.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 636,033 shares in the company, valued at approximately $42,009,979.65. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Philanthropies Foundatio Price sold 6,800 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $71.06, for a total value of $483,208.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 3,313,755 shares in the company, valued at $235,475,430.30. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 70,719 shares of company stock worth $5,066,863 in the last ninety days. 20.90% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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PSMT Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/11/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/31 Dividend
8/12/2022
Today
8/13/2022
Dividend Payable
8/31/2022
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/20/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Variety stores
Sub-Industry
Hypermarkets & Super Centers
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:PSMT
CUSIP
74151110
Employees
10,400
Year Founded
1993

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$100.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$100.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$100.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+51.9%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$97.96 million
Pretax Margin
3.82%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.62 billion
Cash Flow
$5.44 per share
Book Value
$29.76 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
24,467,000
Market Cap
$2.04 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.70

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Robert E. Price (Age 80)
    Founder & Independent Chairman
  • Ms. Sherry S. Bahrambeygui (Age 58)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $3.97M
  • Mr. Michael L. McCleary CPA (Age 57)
    CPA, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer
    Comp: $887.15k
  • Mr. John D. Hildebrandt (Age 64)
    Chief Operating Officer
    Comp: $821.63k
  • Mr. Francisco J. Velasco (Age 51)
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
    Comp: $885.06k
  • Mr. William J. Naylon (Age 60)
    Exec. Officer
    Comp: $974.47k
  • Mr. Juan Ignacio Biehl (Age 56)
    Exec. VP of Digital Experience & CTO
  • Mr. Alberto Morales
    Sr. VP of HR
  • Mr. Brud E. Drachman (Age 67)
    Exec. VP of Environmental Responsibility, Construction & Facilities
  • Ms. Catherine D. Alvarez-Smith
    Sr. VP of Operational Controlling













PSMT Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell PriceSmart stock right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PriceSmart in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" PSMT shares.
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What is PriceSmart's stock price forecast for 2022?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for PriceSmart's shares. Their PSMT share price forecasts range from $100.00 to $100.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $100.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 51.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have PSMT shares performed in 2022?

PriceSmart's stock was trading at $73.17 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, PSMT stock has decreased by 10.0% and is now trading at $65.83.
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When is PriceSmart's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 20th 2022.
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How were PriceSmart's earnings last quarter?

PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) released its earnings results on Monday, July, 11th. The company reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $1.03 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $951.87 million. PriceSmart had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.65% and a net margin of 2.55%. The company's revenue was up 15.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.73 earnings per share.

How often does PriceSmart pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for PriceSmart?

PriceSmart announced a semi-annual dividend on Tuesday, February 8th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Wednesday, August 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.2%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 12th.
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Is PriceSmart a good dividend stock?

PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT) pays an annual dividend of $0.86 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.34%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 26.38%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
Read our dividend analysis for PSMT.

What is Jose Luis Laparte's approval rating as PriceSmart's CEO?

21 employees have rated PriceSmart Chief Executive Officer Jose Luis Laparte on Glassdoor.com. Jose Luis Laparte has an approval rating of 100% among the company's employees. This puts Jose Luis Laparte in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of PriceSmart own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other PriceSmart investors own include Salesforce (CRM), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Visa (V), Home Depot (HD) and Starbucks (SBUX).

What is PriceSmart's stock symbol?

PriceSmart trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PSMT."

Who are PriceSmart's major shareholders?

PriceSmart's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (8.20%), Black Creek Investment Management Inc. (5.29%), FMR LLC (4.76%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.10%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.51%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.39%). Insiders that own company stock include Ana Luisa Bianchi, Brud E Drachman, Chong Jesus Von, Frank Ramon Diaz, Jeffrey Fisher, John D Hildebrandt, Juan Ignacio Biehl, Leon C Janks, Mitchell G Lynn, Nicolas Maslowski, Philanthropies Foundatio Price, Robert E Price, Robert E Price, Rodrigo Calvo, Sherry S Bahrambeygui and William J Naylon.
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How do I buy shares of PriceSmart?

Shares of PSMT stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is PriceSmart's stock price today?

One share of PSMT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $65.83.

How much money does PriceSmart make?

PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT) has a market capitalization of $2.04 billion and generates $3.62 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $97.96 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.26 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does PriceSmart have?

The company employs 10,400 workers across the globe.

When was PriceSmart founded?

PriceSmart was founded in 1993.

How can I contact PriceSmart?

PriceSmart's mailing address is 9740 SCRANTON ROAD, SAN DIEGO CA, 92121. The official website for the company is www.pricesmart.com. The company can be reached via phone at (858) 404-8800, via email at ir@pricesmart.com, or via fax at 858-581-4500.

This page (NASDAQ:PSMT) was last updated on 8/13/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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