PriceSmart, Inc. ( PSMT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 28, 2017. Shareholders who purchased PSMT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that PSMT has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of PSMT was $87.9, representing a -7.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $94.86 and a 23.04% increase over the 52 week low of $71.44.
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 $2.96. Zacks Investment Research reports PSMT's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 6.16%, compared to an industry average of 19.5%.