About PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT)
PriceSmart, 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 October 26, 2017, it operated 40 warehouse clubs comprising 7 each in Colombia and Costa Rica; 5 in Panama; 4 in Trinidad; 3 each in Guatemala, Honduras, and the Dominican Republic; 2 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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Variety stores
Sub-IndustryHypermarkets & Super Centers
Trailing P/E Ratio30.12
Forward P/E Ratio28.05
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$3.00 billion
Price / Sales0.91
Cash Flow$4.5305 per share
Price / Cash19.81
Book Value$23.32 per share
Price / Book3.85
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.98
Net Income$90.72 million
Return on Equity12.29%
Return on Assets7.43%
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. 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 quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 5th. The company reported $1.04 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.30. The firm had revenue of $839.56 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $832.43 million. PriceSmart had a net margin of 2.45% and a return on equity of 12.29%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.90 earnings per share. View PriceSmart's Earnings History.
When is PriceSmart's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for PSMT?
5 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for PriceSmart's stock. Their forecasts range from $85.00 to $100.00. On average, they anticipate PriceSmart's stock price to reach $91.6667 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for PriceSmart.
How were PriceSmart's same store sales last quarter?
PriceSmart same-store sales increased by 3.1% during the month of May. PriceSmart stock fell by 0.1% 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. John M. Heffner, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 64)
- Mr. William J. Naylon, Exec. VP & COO (Age 56)
- Mr. John D. Hildebrandt, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 60)
- Mr. Francisco Velasco, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer and Sec. (Age 47)
Has PriceSmart been receiving favorable news coverage?
Press coverage about PSMT stock has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. PriceSmart earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.85 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.
Who are PriceSmart's major shareholders?
PriceSmart's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (5.72%), BlackRock Inc. (4.48%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.87%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.37%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.16%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.00%). 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 major investors are selling PriceSmart stock?
PSMT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baillie Gifford & Co., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, BlackRock Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC and Teacher Retirement System of Texas. 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 major investors are buying PriceSmart stock?
PSMT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Dundas Partners LLP, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, GW&K Investment Management LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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 $89.75.
How big of a company is PriceSmart?
PriceSmart has a market capitalization of $2.72 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]
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