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PriceSmart is engaged in the international operation of membership shopping in warehouse clubs. In addition, the Company operates distribution centers and offices in the United States. The Company's segments include the United States, Central America, the Caribbean and Colombia. The Company owns and operates the United States-style membership shopping warehouse clubs in Latin America and the Caribbean. It offers private label consumer goods to individuals and businesses. PriceSmart offers three types of memberships, such as Business, Diamond and in Costa Rica Platinum memberships.
TypePublic
Founded1993
HQSan Diego, US
Websiteshop.pricesmart.com

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Aug 2019)9,000(+4%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$3.2 B(+2%)
Share Price (Nov 2019)$72.8 (-1%)

PriceSmart Office Locations

PriceSmart has an office in San Diego
San Diego, US (HQ)
9740 Scranton Rd
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PriceSmart Financials and Metrics

PriceSmart Revenue

PriceSmart's revenue was reported to be $3.22 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (FY, 2019)

3.2b

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

528.2m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

16.4%

Net income (FY, 2019)

73.2m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

115.2m

Market capitalization (15-Nov-2019)

2.2b

Closing stock price (15-Nov-2019)

72.8

Cash (31-Aug-2019)

102.7m

EV

2.2b
PriceSmart's current market capitalization is $2.2 b.
USDY, 2019

EV/EBIT

19 x

EV/CFO

12.9 x

Revenue/Employee

358.2k

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.6 x
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PriceSmart Operating Metrics

PriceSmart's Stores was reported to be 39 in Q3, 2017.
FY, 2014FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Countries

13 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 13

Members

1.50 m1.50 m

Stores

33 33 38 38 38 38 39 39 39

Total Cardholders

2.90 m2.80 m
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PriceSmart Revenue Breakdown

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PriceSmart revenue breakdown by business segment: 60.5% from Central American Operations, 9.4% from Colombia Operations, 28.9% from Caribbean Operations and 1.2% from Other

PriceSmart Online and Social Media Presence

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PriceSmart News and Updates

NVR Set to Join S&P 500; Jefferies Financial Group, II-VI to Join S&P MidCap 400; Callon Petroleum, PriceSmart to Join S&P SmallCap 600

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P 500, S&P MidCap 400, and S&P SmallCap 600 effective prior to the open of trading on Thursday, September 26: NVR Inc. (NYSE: NVR) will replace Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE…

ROSEN, A TOP RANKED LAW FIRM, Reminds PriceSmart, Inc. Investors of Important July 22nd Deadline in Securities Class Action Lawsuit

NEW YORK, July 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of PriceSmart, Inc. from October 26, 2017 through October 25, 2018, inclusive (the "Class Period") of the important July 22, 2019 lead plaintiff deadline in the...

ROSEN, A TOP RANKED LAW FIRM, Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against PriceSmart, Inc. - PSMT

NEW YORK, June 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) from October 26, 2017 through October 25, 2018, inclusive (the "Class...

PRICESMART SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against PriceSmart, Inc. - PSMT

NEW ORLEANS, May 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until July 22, 2019 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against...

LEAD PLAINTIFF DEADLINE ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $50,000 Investing In PriceSmart, Inc. To Contact The Firm

NEW YORK, May 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in PriceSmart, Inc. ("PriceSmart" or the "Company")(NASDAQ:PSMT) of the July 22, 2019 deadline to seek the role of lead plaintiff in a federal securities class action...

PriceSmart shares dip as revenue falls short of Street view

PriceSmart Inc. shares slipped in the extended session Tuesday after the warehouse club chain's quarterly revenue fell short of Wall Street estimates. PriceSmart shares declined 2.4% after hours, following a 1% decline to close the regular session at $59.60. The company reported fiscal second-quart…
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PriceSmart Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was PriceSmart founded?

    PriceSmart was founded in 1993.

  • How many employees does PriceSmart have?

    PriceSmart has 9,000 employees.

  • What is PriceSmart revenue?

    Latest PriceSmart annual revenue is $3.2 b.

  • What is PriceSmart revenue per employee?

    Latest PriceSmart revenue per employee is $358.2 k.

  • Who are PriceSmart competitors?

    Competitors of PriceSmart include Yonghui Superstores, Sainsbury's and Farmigo.

  • Where is PriceSmart headquarters?

    PriceSmart headquarters is located at 9740 Scranton Rd, San Diego.

  • Where are PriceSmart offices?

    PriceSmart has an office in San Diego.

  • How many offices does PriceSmart have?

    PriceSmart has 1 office.