$0.89 EPS Expected for PriceSmart, Inc. (PSMT)

March 14, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

 $0.89 EPS Expected for PriceSmart, Inc. (PSMT)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.51 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.51, from 2.02 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 12 investors sold PriceSmart, Inc. shares while 35 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 21.92 million shares or 0.66% more from 21.77 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership stated it has 0% in PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT). Regions Fincl Corporation, Alabama-based fund reported 16,348 shares. Stifel Fincl reported 0.01% in PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT). Patten Grp Inc reported 1,220 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 629,693 were accumulated by London Of Virginia. Jefferies Grp Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 5,221 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Moreover, Robotti Robert has 0.14% invested in PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT). Aqr Cap, Connecticut-based fund reported 3,113 shares. First Midwest Financial Bank Division holds 0.05% or 4,991 shares in its portfolio. Susquehanna International Gp Llp reported 0% of its portfolio in PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT). 83,644 are owned by Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Sys. Natixis accumulated 2,769 shares or 0% of the stock. Voya Investment Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 9,978 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bancorporation Of Ny Mellon Corp has 0% invested in PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) for 110,022 shares. Brinker Cap Inc invested in 10,336 shares or 0.04% of the stock.

Analysts expect PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) to report $0.89 EPS on April, 5.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 1.11 % from last quarter’s $0.9 EPS. PSMT’s profit would be $27.06M giving it 22.89 P/E if the $0.89 EPS is correct. After having $0.74 EPS previously, PriceSmart, Inc.’s analysts see 20.27 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.31% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $81.5. About 81,059 shares traded. PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) has risen 3.40% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.30% the S&P500.

PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. PriceSmart had 7 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by TH Capital given on Monday, January 11. On Tuesday, September 1 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell”. Scotia Capital downgraded the shares of PSMT in report on Friday, January 5 to “Hold” rating. On Thursday, September 28 the stock rating was maintained by Roth Capital with “Buy”.

PriceSmart, Inc. owns and operates membership shopping warehouse clubs in the United States, Central America, Caribbean, and Colombia. The company has market cap of $2.48 billion. The companyÂ’s warehouse clubs offer brand name and private label consumer goods to individuals and businesses. It has a 28.1 P/E ratio. As of October 6, 2017, it operated 40 warehouse clubs comprising 7 each in Costa Rica and Colombia; 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.

More news for PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “PriceSmart, Inc. (PSMT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2018” on February 12, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “PriceSmart Announces February Sales; Provides Guidance on the Preliminary …” and published on March 07, 2018 is yet another important article.

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