NASDAQ:PSMT - PriceSmart Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$78.50 -0.40 (-0.51 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 08:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$78.90
Today's Range$77.93 - $78.95
52-Week Range$77.30 - $94.45
Volume239,300 shs
Average Volume260,440 shs
Market Capitalization$2.40 billion
P/E Ratio27.40
Dividend Yield0.89%
Beta1.22
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 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.

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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 Ratio27.40
Forward P/E Ratio26.08
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.00 billion
Price / Sales0.80
Cash Flow$4.4857 per share
Price / Cash17.50
Book Value$24.64 per share
Price / Book3.19

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$2,403.45

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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 announced a semiannual dividend on Friday, January 26th. Investors 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 of this dividend is Tuesday, August 14th. View PriceSmart's Dividend History.

How were PriceSmart's earnings last quarter?

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

What price target have analysts set for PSMT?

5 brokerages 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 share price to reach $90.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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."

How were PriceSmart's same store sales last quarter?

PriceSmart same store sales rose 5.9% in the month of June. PriceSmart stock dropped by 4.3% 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 trended positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PriceSmart earned a coverage optimism score of 0.26 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.73 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are PriceSmart's major shareholders?

PriceSmart's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Genesis Asset Managers LLP (4.25%) and Bank of Montreal Can (1.88%). 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 and Genesis Asset Managers LLP. 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.

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 $78.50.

How big of a company is PriceSmart?

PriceSmart has a market capitalization of $2.40 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:  195 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  210 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  405
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 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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