Quick Update for MercadoLibre (MELI) Investors

After moving 1.3% during today's afternoon session, MercadoLibre is now trading at a price of $1242.66 per share. On average, analysts give it a target price of $1642.0.

MercadoLibre, Inc. operates online commerce platforms in Latin America.

Potential MercadoLibre Investors Should Analyze the Following:

  • MercadoLibre has moved 46.0% over the last year.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 1.15. A number between 0 and 1 could mean that the market is undervaluing MercadoLibre's estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 27.64

Understanding MercadoLibre's Operating Margins

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Operating Expenses ($ k) Operating Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023-02-24 10,537,000 -4,129,000 10 66.67
2022-02-23 7,069,000 -2,564,000 6 100.0
2021-03-01 3,974,000 -1,581,000 3 142.86
2020-12-23 2,296,314 -1,255,284 -7 -40.0
2019-02-28 1,439,653 -766,490 -5 -141.67
2018-02-23 1,216,542 -574,729 12

Over the last 6 years, MercadoLibre's operating margins have averaged only 3.2%, with a high coefficient of variability of 245.8%. The firm's margins exhibit a relatively stable growth trend of -3.3%.

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