PriceSmart, Inc. (PSMT): Price and Financial Metrics

PriceSmart, Inc. (PSMT): $87.73

0.73 (+0.84%)

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  • Stability is the dimension where PSMT ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.53% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PSMT is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • PSMT ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 36th percentile.

PSMT Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for PSMT is 3.92 -- better than 89.15% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Pricesmart Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.95% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • PSMT's price/sales ratio is 0.76; that's higher than the P/S ratio of only 15.97% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Pricesmart Inc are SKY, FELE, FHI, WDFC, and ECHO.
  • PSMT's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Pricesmart Inc's official web site, go to

PSMT Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, PSMT's price/sales ratio is 70.37% lower, now standing at 0.8.
  • PSMT's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.3 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, PSMT's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PSMT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PSMT 2016-08-16 0.9 4.1 28.3 17.3
PSMT 2011-09-23 1.3 5.5 32.8 21.7
PSMT 2007-12-28 1.0 3.7 69.6 33.5
PSMT 2007-07-16 0.9 3.2 40.4 22.3
PSMT 2006-12-15 0.8 2.4 48.1 23.4
PSMT 2002-06-04 0.4 1.7 94.0 27.0

PSMT Growth Metrics

  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -15.4%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -18.38%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 66.11%.
Over the past 33 months, PSMT's revenue has gone up $354,144,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 3,520.846 165.105 98.578
2021-03-31 3,425.513 199.93 88.754
2020-12-31 3,394.679 225.391 86.118
2020-09-30 3,329.188 259.268 78.109
2020-06-30 3,319.907 231.51 78.706
2020-03-31 3,308.532 183.097 80.097

PSMT Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PSMT, see our PSMT 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 $103.00 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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PSMT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $87.73 52-week high $104.90
Prev. close $87.00 52-week low $62.89
Day low $87.00 Volume 42,700
Day high $88.03 Avg. volume 112,171
50-day MA $89.26 Dividend yield 0.8%
200-day MA $88.89 Market Cap 2.70B

PriceSmart, Inc. (PSMT) Company Bio

PriceSmart owns and operates membership shopping warehouse clubs in Latin American and the Caribbean. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in San Diego, California.

PSMT Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$87.73$96.8 11%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for PSMT, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Pricesmart Inc ranked in the 56th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 11.67%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Pricesmart Inc, consider:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 15.21 -- which is good for besting 77.63% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector with positive cash flow).
  • PSMT'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 36.97% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Pricesmart Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 24 -- greater than 85.94% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.

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

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Latest PSMT News From Around the Web

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Should You Investigate PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) At US$88.20?

PriceSmart, Inc. ( NASDAQ:PSMT ), is not the largest company out there, but it saw significant share price movement...

Yahoo | July 19, 2021

PriceSmart trades lower despite beating FQ3 estimates

PriceSmart ([[PSMT]] -0.6%) reports FQ3 revenue increase of 12% Y/Y to $895.3M, beating consensus by $46.9M.Net merchandise sales increased 11.6% Y/Y to $857.5M, foreign currency exchange rate fluctuations impacted net merchandise sales negatively by 1.6% Y/Y.Comparable net merchandise sales for the 45 warehouse clubs that have been open for greater than 13 ½...

Seeking Alpha | July 9, 2021

PriceSmart, Inc. (PSMT) CEO Sherry Bahrambeygui on Q3 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

PriceSmart, Inc. (PSMT) Q3 2021 Earnings Conference Call July 9, 2021 12:00 ET Corporate Participants Sherry Bahrambeygui - Chief Executive Officer Michael McCleary - Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Jon Braatz - Kansas City Capital Presentation Operator Good morning/afternoon everyone, and welcome to PriceSmart Incorporated Earnings Release Conference Call...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 9, 2021

PriceSmart, inc (PSMT) Q3 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Good morning or afternoon everyone and welcome PriceSmart, Incorporated Earnings Release Conference Call for the Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2021, which ended on May 31, 2021. After remarks from our company's representatives, Sherry Bahrambeygui, Chief Executive Officer; and Michael McCleary, Chief Financial Officer, you will be given an opportunity to ask questions as time permits. For opening remarks, I would like to turn the call over to PriceSmart's Chief Financial Officer, Michael McCleary.

Yahoo | July 9, 2021

PriceSmart Q3 Results Smash Estimates

View more earnings on PSMTSee more from BenzingaClick here for options trades from BenzingaLevi Strauss Shares Gain In Premarket After Solid Q2 Results, Positive OutlookAptarGroup Partners With Chinese Skincare Company YAT© 2021 Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.

Yahoo | July 9, 2021

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PSMT Price Returns

1-mo -2.48%
3-mo 2.97%
6-mo -6.23%
1-year 33.15%
3-year 12.89%
5-year 18.10%
YTD -3.36%
2020 29.67%
2019 21.59%
2018 -30.76%
2017 3.96%
2016 1.52%

PSMT Dividends

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