The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict PriceSmart's revenues will grow 13.1% and EPS will grow 25.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $573.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.65.
Last quarter, PriceSmart booked revenue of $607.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $548.4 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.82. GAAP EPS of $0.82 for Q2 were 22% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.67 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 15.9%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.0%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.1%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.30 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.82.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 493 members out of 510 rating the stock outperform, and 17 members rating it underperform. Among 128 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 122 give PriceSmart a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on PriceSmart is hold, with an average price target of $81.25.
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