Public Storage (PSA): Price and Financial Metrics

Public Storage (PSA): $292.21

-0.98 (-0.33%)

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  • PSA scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 90.79% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PSA is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 30 weeks.
  • PSA ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 16th percentile.

PSA Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $51,301,840,867, Public Storage has a greater market value than 95.04% of US stocks.
  • Public Storage's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.73% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of Public Storage's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 5.88% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Public Storage, a group of peers worth examining would be DLR, TT, WM, EMR, and RACE.
  • PSA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Public Storage's official web site, go to

PSA Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Real Estate stock, PSA's price/sales ratio is 923.53% higher, now standing at 17.4.
  • PSA's price/sales ratio has moved up $12.8 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, PSA's price/sales ratio has gone up $12.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PSA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PSA 2021-03-17 14.5 4.9 38.5 31.5
PSA 2019-10-04 15.4 4.9 29.5 25.7
PSA 2019-09-10 15.6 5.0 29.9 26.0
PSA 2017-03-13 14.7 4.0 31.9 26.0
PSA 2016-06-03 18.5 5.0 41.7 33.5
PSA 2006-12-06 13.0 1.9 84.2 38.0

PSA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PSA, see our PSA 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 $287.90 Average Broker Recommendation 1.86 (Hold)

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PSA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $292.21 52-week high $296.11
Prev. close $293.19 52-week low $183.22
Day low $292.10 Volume 744,800
Day high $295.54 Avg. volume 773,382
50-day MA $277.78 Dividend yield 2.74%
200-day MA $241.61 Market Cap 51.13B

Public Storage (PSA) Company Bio

Public Storage engages in the acquisition, development, ownership, and operation of self-storage facilities in the United States and Europe. The company was founded in 1971 and is based in Glendale, California.

PSA Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$292.21$67.01 -76%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Public Storage with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Public Storage ranked in the 22th 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. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Public Storage, consider:

  • PSA's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 45.77% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Public Storage's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than only 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Real Estate), Public Storage has a reliance on debt greater than just 4.85% of them.

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

KIM, DEI, MMI, VTR, and RPT can be thought of as valuation peers to PSA, in the sense that they are in the Real Estate sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest PSA News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Public Storage that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PSA as an investment opportunity.

Public Storage goes ex-dividend on Monday

Public Storage (PSA) had declared $2.00/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.Payable June 30; for shareholders of record June 15; ex-div June 14.See PSA Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | June 11, 2021

Is Public Storage (PSA) a Solid Growth Stock? 3 Reasons to Think " Yes "

Public Storage (PSA) is well positioned to outperform the market, as it exhibits above-average growth in financials.

Yahoo | June 10, 2021

Public Storage prices $535M Series P Preferred Shares

Public Storage (PSA) prices a public offering of 21M depositary shares at $25.00 per depositary share, with each depositary share representing 1/1,000 of a 4.000% Cumulative Preferred Share of Beneficial Interest, Series P.The offering is expected to result in $525M of gross proceeds.Offering to close on or about June 16, 2021.Press...

Seeking Alpha | June 7, 2021

Public Storage Announces Pricing of 4.000% Cumulative Preferred Shares of Beneficial Interest, Series P

Tom Boyle, Chief Financial Officer of Public Storage (NYSE:PSA, the "Company"), announced that the Company has priced a public offering of 21,000,000 depositary shares at $25.00 per depositary share, with each depositary share representing 1/1,000 of a 4.000% Cumulative Preferred Share of Beneficial Interest, Series P (the "Series P Preferred Shares"). The offering is expected to result in $525 million of gross proceeds (assuming no exercise of the underwriters’ overallotment option) and to clos

Yahoo | June 7, 2021

The Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) Share Price Has Gained 40% And Shareholders Are Hoping For More

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Yahoo | June 7, 2021

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PSA Price Returns

1-mo 6.76%
3-mo 26.02%
6-mo 29.58%
1-year 52.76%
3-year 51.55%
5-year 45.24%
YTD 28.45%
2020 12.69%
2019 8.96%
2018 0.62%
2017 -2.89%
2016 -6.88%

PSA Dividends

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