NASDAQ:PSMT

PriceSmart (PSMT) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$80.91
-1.94 (-2.34%)
(As of 04/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$80.86
$83.01
50-Day Range
$78.20
$84.14
52-Week Range
$61.82
$86.90
Volume
242,395 shs
Average Volume
159,083 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.47 billion
P/E Ratio
20.33
Dividend Yield
1.43%
Price Target
$90.00

PriceSmart MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
11.2% Upside
$90.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.97% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.82
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.82mentions of PriceSmart in the last 14 days
Based on 12 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$159,840 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
13.79%
From $4.64 to $5.28 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.74 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

40th out of 201 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

6th out of 11 stocks

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About PriceSmart Stock (NASDAQ:PSMT)

PriceSmart, Inc. owns and operates U.S.-style membership shopping warehouse clubs in the United States, Central America, the Caribbean, and Colombia. The company provides basic and private label consumer products under the Member's Selection brand, including groceries, cleaning supplies, health and beauty aids, meat, produce, deli, seafood, and poultry. It offers electronics, large and small appliances, automotive, hardware, sporting goods, seasonal products, clothing, domestics, and home furnishing products. In addition, the company offers food and bakery services, as well as health services, such as optical, audiology, and pharmacy. Further, it operates an e-commerce platform for online ordering, curbside pickup, and delivery services. PriceSmart, Inc. was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

PSMT Stock Price History

PSMT Stock News Headlines

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PriceSmart Could Be the Smartest Buy of the Year
PriceSmart's NASDAQ: PSMT shares soared on the Q2 results and outlook but did not hold the gains. As ominous as the candle is, the pullback is an attractive entry point that may be among the smartest buys of the year.
PriceSmart Could Be the Smartest Buy of the Year
PriceSmart looks like a smart buy, with shares down 5% after a strong report and favorable outlook. This undervalued stock issued a special dividend worth 1.25%
Institutions Think This Consumer Stock Could Break Higher
Markets are preparing for the coming interest rate cycle proposed by the Federal Reserve (the Fed). Though most sectors have priced in this potential pivot, some have yet to reflect this trend higher.
Institutions Think This Consumer Stock Could Break Higher (PSMT)
PriceSmart is the stock where investment giants found the right opportunity to get above-average growth at the least risk possible. A cycle-beating business
PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT) PT Raised to $90.00
Don’t Miss Out on the AI Gold Rush That’s Just Getting Started
“Titan of Tech” Bets Big on Tiny AI Company He’s made as much as 3,250,000% in just three years on companies like Facebook, Airbnb, and PayPal… But our research shows his latest investment could be his most successful venture yet.
PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT) Downgraded by StockNews.com
NIU, HEAR and SGH are among after hour movers
Q2 2024 PriceSmart Inc Earnings Call Transcript
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 2/29 Dividend
2/14/2024
Dividend Payable
2/29/2024
Last Earnings
4/10/2024
Ex-Dividend for 4/30 Dividend
4/18/2024
Today
4/22/2024
Dividend Payable
4/30/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/08/2024
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Variety stores
Sub-Industry
Hypermarkets & Super Centers
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:PSMT
CUSIP
74151110
Employees
11,000
Year Founded
1993

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$90.00
High Stock Price Target
$90.00
Low Stock Price Target
$90.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+11.2%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$109.21 million
Pretax Margin
3.96%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.41 billion
Cash Flow
$6.26 per share
Book Value
$35.65 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
24,827,000
Market Cap
$2.47 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.92

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PSMT Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell PriceSmart stock right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PriceSmart in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" PSMT shares.
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What is PriceSmart's stock price target for 2024?

1 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for PriceSmart's stock. Their PSMT share price targets range from $90.00 to $90.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $90.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have PSMT shares performed in 2024?

PriceSmart's stock was trading at $75.78 at the beginning of the year. Since then, PSMT shares have increased by 6.8% and is now trading at $80.91.
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Are investors shorting PriceSmart?

PriceSmart saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 729,700 shares, a drop of 23.2% from the March 15th total of 949,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 144,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.0 days. Currently, 3.0% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
View PriceSmart's Short Interest
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When is PriceSmart's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July 8th 2024.
View our PSMT earnings forecast
.

How were PriceSmart's earnings last quarter?

PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 10th. The company reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.24 by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $1.29 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.28 billion. PriceSmart had a net margin of 2.62% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.85%. The company's revenue was up 13.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.25 earnings per share.

How often does PriceSmart pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for PriceSmart?

PriceSmart announced a None dividend on Wednesday, April 3rd. Investors of record on Friday, April 19th will be paid a dividend of $1.00 per share on Tuesday, April 30th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 18th.
Read our dividend analysis for PSMT
.

Is PriceSmart a good dividend stock?

PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT) pays an annual dividend of $1.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.40%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 29.15%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, PSMT will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.97% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for PSMT.

What is Jose Luis Laparte's approval rating as PriceSmart's CEO?

21 employees have rated PriceSmart Chief Executive Officer Jose Luis Laparte on Glassdoor.com. Jose Luis Laparte has an approval rating of 100% among the company's employees. This puts Jose Luis Laparte in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of PriceSmart own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other PriceSmart investors own include Salesforce (CRM), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Visa (V), Home Depot (HD) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are PriceSmart's major shareholders?

PriceSmart's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fourth Sail Capital LP (0.09%), Norden Group LLC (0.09%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%), Los Angeles Capital Management LLC (0.05%), Diversified Trust Co (0.02%) and PFG Investments LLC (0.02%). Insiders that own company stock include Ana Luisa Bianchi, Chong Jesus Von, Christopher S Souhrada, Edgar Zurcher, Francisco Velasco, Frank Ramon Diaz, Gordon H Hanson, John D Hildebrandt, Juan Ignacio Biehl, Nicolas Maslowski, Philanthropies Foundatio Price, Robert E Price, Robert E Price, Rodrigo Calvo and Sherry S Bahrambeygui.
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How do I buy shares of PriceSmart?

Shares of PSMT stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:PSMT) was last updated on 4/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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