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MercadoLibre (NAS:MELI) PS Ratio

: 6.10 (As of Today)
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The PS Ratio, or Price-to-Sales ratio, or Price/Sales, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Revenue per Share. As of today, MercadoLibre's share price is $1166.90. MercadoLibre's Revenue per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2022 was $191.25. Hence, MercadoLibre's PS Ratio for today is 6.10.

The historical rank and industry rank for MercadoLibre's PS Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

MELI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6   Med: 10.49   Max: 24.6
Current: 6.09

During the past 13 years, MercadoLibre's highest PS Ratio was 24.60. The lowest was 3.60. And the median was 10.49.

MELI's PS Ratio is ranked worse than
92.93% of 1104 companies
in the Retail - Cyclical industry
Industry Median: 0.67 vs MELI: 6.09

MercadoLibre's Revenue per Sharefor the three months ended in Sep. 2022 was $52.42. Its Revenue per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2022 was $191.25.

During the past 12 months, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate of MercadoLibre was 51.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 63.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 47.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 32.70% per year.

During the past 13 years, MercadoLibre's highest 3-Year average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 282.20% per year. The lowest was -0.40% per year. And the median was 29.80% per year.

Back to Basics: PS Ratio


MercadoLibre PS Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for MercadoLibre's PS Ratio can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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MercadoLibre Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
PS Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 11.42 9.06 12.13 20.97 9.50

MercadoLibre Quarterly Data
Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22
PS Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 13.34 9.50 7.49 3.61 4.33

Competitive Comparison

For the Internet Retail subindustry, MercadoLibre's PS Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and PS Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

MercadoLibre PS Ratio Distribution

For the Retail - Cyclical industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, MercadoLibre's PS Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where MercadoLibre's PS Ratio falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the PS Ratio's extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



MercadoLibre PS Ratio Calculation

The PS Ratio, or Price-to-Sales ratio, or Price/Sales, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Revenue per Share. It is a ratio widely used to value stocks and it was first used by Ken Fisher.

MercadoLibre's PS Ratio for today is calculated as

PS Ratio=Share Price/Revenue per Share (TTM)
=1166.90/191.25
=6.10

MercadoLibre's Share Price of today is $1166.90.
MercadoLibre's Revenue per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $191.25.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

PS Ratio=Market Cap/Revenue

The Revenue here is for the trailing 12 months.


MercadoLibre  (NAS:MELI) PS Ratio Explanation

The PS Ratio is an excellent valuation indicator if you want to compare a stock with its historical valuation or with the stocks in the same industry. The PS Ratio works especially well when you want to compare the stock's current valuation with its historical valuation. The PS Ratio is a great valuation tool for evaluating cyclical businesses where the PE Ratio works poorly. It works the best when comparing the current valuation with the historical valuation because over time, a company's profit margin tends to revert to the mean.

When the PS Ratio is applied to the whole stock market, it can be used to evaluate the current market valuation and projected returns. In this case, the price is the total market cap of all stocks that are traded, and sales are the GDP of the country. This is how Warren Buffett estimates the broad market valuation and project future returns.

Similar to the PE Ratio or Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow , the PS Ratio measures the valuation based on the earning power of the company. This is where it is different from the PB Ratio , which measures the valuation based on the company's balance sheet.


Be Aware

The PS Ratio does not tell you how cheap or expensive the stock is. It cannot be used to compare companies in different industries. It works better for companies within the same industry because these companies tend to have similar capital structures and profit margins. It works the best when comparing a company with itself in the past.


MercadoLibre PS Ratio Related Terms

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MercadoLibre (NAS:MELI) Business Description

MercadoLibre logo
Address
WTC Free Zone, Dr. Luis Bonavita 1294, Of. 1733, Tower II, Montevideo, URY, 11300
MercadoLibre runs the largest e-commerce marketplace in Latin America, connecting a network of more than 140 million active users and 1 million active sellers as of the end of 2021 across an 18-country footprint. The company also operates a host of complementary businesses, with shipping solutions (Mercado Envios), a payment and financing operation (Mercado Pago), advertisements (Mercado Clics), classifieds, and a turnkey e-commerce solution (Mercado Shops) rounding out its arsenal. MercadoLibre generates revenue from final value fees, advertising royalties, payment processing, insertion fees, subscription fees, and interest income from consumer and small-business lending.
Executives
Petroni Merhy Andrea Mayumi director HOUSE B, 32 STANLEY VILLAGE ROAD, STANLEY K3 000000
De La Serna Juan Martin officer: Executive VP Corporate Affairs AV. PTE. PERON 2375, LOTE MN04, PILAR, BUENOS AIRES C1 1629
Richard A Sanders director 80 PALL MALL, LONDON X0 SW1Y 5ES
Ariel Szarfsztejn officer: Executive VP - Commerce POSTA 4789, 6TH FLOOR, BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430CRG
Henrique Vasoncelos Dubugras director 1000 LAUREL WAY, BEVERLY HILLS CA 90210
Meyer Malka director C/O MERCADOLIBRE, INC., ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR, BUENOS AIRES C1 C1C1430CRG
Roberto Balls Sallouti director ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR, BUENOS AIRES C1 C1 C1430CRG
Emiliano Calemzuk director C/O MERCADOLIBRE, INC., TRONADOR 4890, 8TH FLOOR, BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430DNN
Alejandro Nicolas Aguzin director ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR, BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430DNN
Ebay Inc 10 percent owner 2025 HAMILTON AVENUE, SAN JOSE CA 95125
Javier Olivan director 62 RIDGE VIEW DRIVE, ATHERTON X1 94027
Susan Segal director
Pedro Arnt officer: Executive VP and CFO ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR, BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430CRG
Daniel Rabinovich officer: VP-Chief Technology Officer ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR, BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430CRG
Marcelo Melamud officer: V. P. Chief Accounting Officer TRONADOR 4890, 8TH FLOOR, BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430DNN

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