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  • Previous Rank771
  • Revenues ($M)$2,905
  • Revenue Percent Change3.7%
  • Profits ($M)$88.7
  • Profits Percent Change-0.4%
  • Assets ($M)$1,097
  • Employees7,835
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$2,804
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Company Info

Jose Luis Laparte
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
General Merchandisers
HQ Location
San Diego, CA
Years on Fortune 500 List-
Figures are for fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2016.

PriceSmart Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$2,9053.7%
Profits ($M)$88.7-0.4%
Assets ($M)$1,097-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$638-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$2,804-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues3.1%
Profits as % of Assets8.1%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity13.9%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2.92
EPS % Change (from 2015)-1%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)7.1%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)21.1%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)1.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)4.6%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)18.2%