Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, PriceSmart
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at PriceSmart's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||San Diego (1994)|
|Market Cap||$2.1 billion|
|Industry||Hypermarkets and super centers|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.8 billion|
|Management||CEO Jose Laparte (since 2010)
CFO John Heffner (since 2004)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||15.6%|
|Cash/Debt||$58.3 million / $77.0 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 464 members who have rated PriceSmart believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[PriceSmart] is growing in an emerging market area (South America). ... [PriceSmart] has been able to grow revenues, memberships, and net income each year and while increasing margins slowly. It will outperform the S&P over the long term.
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