PriceSmart, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 06, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.3 per share scheduled for December 21, 2012.
Shareholders who purchased PSMT stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th
quarter that PSMT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $78.12, the dividend yield is 1.54%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PSMT was $78.12,
representing a -9.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $86 and a
38.14% increase over the 52 week low of $56.55.
PSMT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (
) and Costco Wholesale Corporation (
). PSMT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.24. Zacks Investment Research reports PSMT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 23.88%, compared to an
industry average of 15.9%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to PSMT through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PSMT as a top-10 holding:
- Russell 2000 High Momentum ETF (SHMO).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SHMO with an increase of
18.37% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of PSMT at 1.91%.