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PriceSmart

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PriceSmart reports July net merchandise sales increased 2.6% to $248.9M

PriceSmart announced that for the month of July, net merchandise sales increased 2.6% to $248.9M, from $242.5M in July a year earlier. For the eleven months ended July 31 net merchandise sales increased 5.0% to $2.805B from $2.6717B for the eleven months ended July 31, 2017. There were 41 warehouse clubs in operation at the end of July 2018 and 39 warehouse clubs in operation at the end of July 2017. For the four weeks ended July 29 comparable merchandise sales for the 39 warehouse clubs open at least 13 1/2 full months increased 0.2% compared to the same four-week period last year. For the forty-seven week period ended July 29 comparable merchandise sales increased 2.6%, compared to the comparable forty-seven week period a year ago.

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PriceSmart upgraded to Outperform ahead of earnings at IFS Securities
As previously reported, IFS Securities analyst Ronald Bookbinder upgraded PriceSmart to Outperform from Market Perform ahead of the company's earnings report, which is due Thursday, January 4. He expects Q1 results to be in-line to slightly below consensus, but also predicts a more promising outlook given higher oil prices, better Colombian operations and the improving U.S. economy. Bookbinder raised his price target on PriceSmart shares to $100 from $85.
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