PriceSmart, Inc. (PSMT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 06, 2012

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PriceSmart, Inc. ( PSMT ) 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. ( WMT ) and Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PSMT Dividend History page.

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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