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NASDAQ:PSMTPriceSmart Stock Price, Forecast & News

$59.04
+1.80 (+3.14 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$57.79
Now: $59.04
$59.80
50-Day Range
$50.47
MA: $57.23
$64.42
52-Week Range
$41.15
Now: $59.04
$79.90
Volume167,827 shs
Average Volume146,117 shs
Market Capitalization$1.81 billion
P/E Ratio22.53
Dividend Yield1.22%
Beta0.94
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. PriceSmart, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.56 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Variety stores
Sub-IndustryHypermarkets & Super Centers
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PSMT
CUSIP74151110
Phone858-404-8800

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.22 billion
Cash Flow$4.73 per share
Book Value$26.14 per share

Profitability

Net Income$73.19 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,000
Market Cap$1.81 billion
Next Earnings Date7/9/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has PriceSmart's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

PriceSmart's stock was trading at $50.71 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PSMT stock has increased by 16.4% and is now trading at $59.04. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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.

When is PriceSmart's next earnings date?

PriceSmart is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 9th 2020. View our earnings forecast for PriceSmart.

How can I listen to PriceSmart's earnings call?

PriceSmart will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, July 9th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were PriceSmart's earnings last quarter?

PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 8th. The company reported $0.85 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.81 by $0.04. The business earned $906.74 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $913.46 million. PriceSmart had a net margin of 2.42% and a return on equity of 10.33%. The business's revenue was up 6.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.79 EPS. View PriceSmart's earnings history.

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

PriceSmart announced a semi-annual dividend on Tuesday, February 11th. Shareholders of record on Saturday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share on Monday, August 31st. This represents a yield of 1.1%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 13th. View PriceSmart's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for PSMT?

1 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for PriceSmart's shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate PriceSmart's stock price to reach $65.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for PriceSmart.

How were PriceSmart's same store sales last quarter?

PriceSmart same-store sales dropped 0.1% during the month of February. PriceSmart shares dropped by 5.6% in the first full-day of trading following the report.

Has PriceSmart been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about PSMT stock have been trending neutral this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. PriceSmart earned a media sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutPriceSmart.

Are investors shorting PriceSmart?

PriceSmart saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 406,700 shares, a drop of 5.9% from the April 30th total of 432,400 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 177,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Currently, 2.0% of the company's stock are sold short. 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 AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), salesforce.com (CRM), NVIDIA (NVDA), Target (TGT), United Technologies (UTX), Bank of America (BAC), Medtronic (MDT), Micron Technology (MU) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

Who are PriceSmart's key executives?

PriceSmart's management team includes the following 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)

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include EdgePoint Investment Group Inc. (13.30%), BlackRock Inc. (10.80%), State Street Corp (2.53%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.49%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.10%) and Marathon Asset Management LLP (1.00%). Company insiders that own PriceSmart stock 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, 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 BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Strs Ohio, London Co. of Virginia, Acadian Asset Management LLC, and Arizona State Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold PriceSmart company stock in the last year include Chong Jesus Von, Frank Ramon Diaz, John D Hildebrandt, Philanthropies Foundatio Price, Robert E Price, and William J Naylon. View insider buying and selling activity for PriceSmart.

Which major investors are buying PriceSmart stock?

PSMT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including EdgePoint Investment Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., State Street Corp, Deutsche Bank AG, Trexquant Investment LP, Geode Capital Management LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, and KBC Group NV. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is PriceSmart's stock price today?

One share of PSMT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.04.

How big of a company is PriceSmart?

PriceSmart has a market capitalization of $1.81 billion and generates $3.22 billion in revenue each year. PriceSmart employs 9,000 workers across the globe.

What is PriceSmart's official website?

The official website for PriceSmart is 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]

This page was last updated on 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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