Pricesmart: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings
Pricesmart (NASDAQ:PSMT) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, July 10th. PriceSmart, Inc. owns and manages international merchandising businesses. The Company licenses and owns membership stores using the trade name PriceSmart and PriceCostco. PriceSmart’s international market consists of Latin America and Asia. The Company also operates domestic merchandising programs, including its Auto Referral Program and its Travel Program.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Pricesmart Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.64 per share on revenues of $568.33 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 34.65.
Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.68 to a profit $0.66. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.78, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Pricesmart has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||1,120||1,252||1,396||1,714||2,051|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.30||1.45||1.68||2.07||2.24|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||May. 31, 2012||Aug. 31, 2012||Nov. 30, 2012||Feb. 28, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||506.77||515.45||535.29||607.41|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.52||0.58||0.66||0.82|
Pricesmart has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)