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

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$85.55 +1.65 (+1.97 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$85.55
Today's Range$83.65 - $85.70
52-Week Range$77.30 - $94.45
Volume91,902 shs
Average Volume173,497 shs
Market Capitalization$2.52 billion
P/E Ratio28.71
Dividend Yield0.84%
Beta1.15
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 May 7, 2017, it 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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Variety stores
Sub-IndustryHypermarkets & Super Centers
SectorRetail/Wholesale
SymbolNASDAQ:PSMT
CUSIP74151110
Phone858-404-8800

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.12
Current Ratio1.36
Quick Ratio0.49

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio28.71
Forward P/E Ratio28.42
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.00 billion
Price / Sales0.87
Cash Flow$4.6596 per share
Price / Cash18.36
Book Value$23.32 per share
Price / Book3.67

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.98
Net Income$90.72 million
Net Margins2.41%
Return on Equity12.01%
Return on Assets7.26%

Miscellaneous

Employees7,903
Outstanding Shares30,460,000
Market Cap$2.52 billion

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

How were PriceSmart's earnings last quarter?

PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) posted its earnings results on Thursday, July, 5th. The company reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $782.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $787.19 million. PriceSmart had a net margin of 2.41% and a return on equity of 12.01%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.62 EPS. 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, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for PriceSmart.

What price target have analysts set for PSMT?

5 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for PriceSmart's shares. Their predictions range from $85.00 to $100.00. On average, they anticipate PriceSmart's stock price to reach $90.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for PriceSmart.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for PriceSmart?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PriceSmart in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings 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 rose 0.2% in the month of July. PriceSmart shares fell by 0.8% in the first full-day of trading following the news.

Who are some of PriceSmart's key competitors?

Who are PriceSmart's key executives?

PriceSmart's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jose Luis Laparte, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 52)
  • 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. Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Maarten O. Jager, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 52)

Has PriceSmart been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about PSMT stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PriceSmart earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 47.20 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for PriceSmart.

Who are PriceSmart's major shareholders?

PriceSmart's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include EdgePoint Investment Group Inc. (7.47%), BlackRock Inc. (4.85%), FMR LLC (4.39%), Genesis Asset Managers LLP (4.25%), Genesis Asset Managers LLP (4.25%) and Baillie Gifford & Co. (4.08%). 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Genesis Asset Managers LLP, Genesis Asset Managers LLP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Dundas Partners LLP, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS, FMR LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., Brown Advisory Inc., EdgePoint Investment Group Inc., Bank of America Corp DE and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.. 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 $85.55.

How big of a company is PriceSmart?

PriceSmart has a market capitalization of $2.52 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 (NASDAQ PSMT)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  211 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  220 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  431
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 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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