MercadoLibre, Inc. (MELI): Price and Financial Metrics

MercadoLibre, Inc. (MELI): $1,570.00

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  • Quality is the dimension where MELI ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 73.15% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MELI is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • MELI's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 6.07% of US stocks).

MELI Stock Summary

  • MELI has a higher market value than 97.01% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $81,609,741,773.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for MELI is -154.58 -- better than just 0.26% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, MELI has reported earnings growth of -531.21%, putting it ahead of only 3.64% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Mercadolibre Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be PINS, CHWY, TRIL, RDFN, and CVET.
  • Visit MELI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

MELI Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, MELI's price/earnings ratio is 14019.8% lower, now standing at -5484.4.
  • Over the past 170 months, MELI's price/sales ratio has gone down 8.1.
  • MELI's price/sales ratio has moved down 8.1 over the prior 170 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MELI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MELI 2020-06-05 17.4 23.1 -210.2 -657.0
MELI 2014-10-17 9.1 13.8 61.6 37.4
MELI 2014-04-29 8.2 11.3 33.0 22.7
MELI 2013-05-01 11.6 14.9 42.7 29.9
MELI 2008-12-18 4.9 6.5 39.8 22.7
MELI 2008-10-30 5.2 5.9 45.3 24.0

MELI Growth Metrics

  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -330.1%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 261.11%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -252.61%.
Over the past 49 months, MELI's revenue has gone up $3,739,123,000.

The table below shows MELI's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 4,699.815 1,005.206 -13.61
2020-12-31 3,973.465 1,182.552 -0.707
2020-09-30 3,320.432 1,004.269 -4.125
2020-06-30 2,807.762 849.851 -165.242
2020-03-31 2,474.635 227.069 -204.972
2019-12-31 2,296.314 451.091 -171.999

MELI Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MELI, see our MELI price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $1,951.40 Average Broker Recommendation 1.48 (Moderate Buy)

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MELI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $1,570.00 52-week high $2,020.00
Prev. close $1,575.70 52-week low $959.87
Day low $1,553.27 Volume 276,400
Day high $1,587.50 Avg. volume 482,158
50-day MA $1,489.56 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $1,547.58 Market Cap 78.27B

MercadoLibre, Inc. (MELI) Company Bio

Mercadolibre hosts online commerce platforms in Latin America. It offers MercadoLibre Marketplace, an automated online e-commerce service for businesses and individuals to list items and conduct their sales and purchases online in a fixed-price or auction-based format. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Vicente Lopez, Argentina.

MELI Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$1,570.00$306.16 -78%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Mercadolibre Inc. To summarize, we found that Mercadolibre Inc ranked in the 21th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Mercadolibre Inc ended up being:

  • As a business, MELI is generating more cash flow than 77.6% of positive cash flow stocks in the Technology.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 4% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately just 14.61% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • Mercadolibre Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 30 -- greater than 90.31% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

CRNT, DT, GLW, PLT, and ASML can be thought of as valuation peers to MELI, in the sense that they are in the Technology sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest MELI News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Mercadolibre Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MELI as an investment opportunity.

Earnings Preview: MercadoLibre (MELI) Q2 Earnings Expected to Decline

MercadoLibre (MELI) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | August 2, 2021

What's in the Cards for MercadoLibre (MELI) in Q2 Earnings?

MercadoLibre's (MELI) second-quarter results are likely to reflect benefits from its e-commerce, logistics and fintech offerings.

Yahoo | August 2, 2021

Is MercadoLibre Stock a Buy Ahead of Earnings?

Latin America's e-commerce and payments giant MercadoLibre (NASDAQ: MELI) is expected to report quarterly financial results on Aug. 9. In this video from Motley Fool Live, recorded on July 15, Fool contributors Brian Withers, Jon Quast, and Danny Vena explain why buying MercadoLibre stock before earnings might not be the best investor mentality to have. For these contributors, MercadoLibre is a stock to buy and hold for a long time -- there's no need to try to cleverly time an entry point with a company like this.

Yahoo | August 2, 2021

MercadoLibre, Inc. to Report Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, July 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MercadoLibre, Inc. (Nasdaq:MELI) ( intends to release financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended June 30th, 2021 on August 4th, 2021. The Company will host a conference call and audio webcast on August 4th, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference call may be accessed by dialing (877) 303-7209 / (970) 315-0420 (Conference ID – 8869655–) and requesting inclusion in the call for MercadoLibre. The liv

Yahoo | July 30, 2021

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Will Ashworth on InvestorPlace | July 29, 2021

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MELI Price Returns

1-mo 1.03%
3-mo 5.99%
6-mo -18.15%
1-year 28.12%
3-year 350.48%
5-year 811.32%
YTD -6.28%
2020 192.90%
2019 95.30%
2018 -6.93%
2017 101.99%
2016 37.14%

Continue Researching MELI

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Mercadolibre Inc (MELI) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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