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PriceSmart (PSMT) Competitors

$82.74
+0.19 (+0.23%)
(As of 09:42 AM ET)

PSMT vs. BIG, OLLI, MNSO, PLAY, ARCO, PZZA, BLMN, QRTEB, ACVA, and BOOT

Should you be buying PriceSmart stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of PriceSmart include Big Lots (BIG), Ollie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI), MINISO Group (MNSO), Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY), Arcos Dorados (ARCO), Papa John's International (PZZA), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), Qurate Retail (QRTEB), ACV Auctions (ACVA), and Boot Barn (BOOT).

PriceSmart vs.

PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT) and Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, media sentiment and profitability.

PriceSmart has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Big Lots. Big Lots is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than PriceSmart, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
PriceSmart$4.41B0.57$109.21M$3.6922.42
Big Lots$5.47B0.02-$210.71M-$15.93-0.29

Big Lots received 368 more outperform votes than PriceSmart when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 65.73% of users gave PriceSmart an outperform vote while only 60.45% of users gave Big Lots an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
PriceSmartOutperform Votes
303
65.73%
Underperform Votes
158
34.27%
Big LotsOutperform Votes
671
60.45%
Underperform Votes
439
39.55%

In the previous week, PriceSmart had 2 more articles in the media than Big Lots. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for PriceSmart and 3 mentions for Big Lots. PriceSmart's average media sentiment score of 1.41 beat Big Lots' score of 0.46 indicating that PriceSmart is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
PriceSmart
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Big Lots
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

PriceSmart has a net margin of 2.53% compared to Big Lots' net margin of -9.59%. PriceSmart's return on equity of 11.92% beat Big Lots' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PriceSmart2.53% 11.92% 6.56%
Big Lots -9.59%-68.06%-9.17%

81.2% of PriceSmart shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.0% of Big Lots shares are held by institutional investors. 18.6% of PriceSmart shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of Big Lots shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

PriceSmart has a beta of 0.9, indicating that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Big Lots has a beta of 2.37, indicating that its stock price is 137% more volatile than the S&P 500.

PriceSmart presently has a consensus target price of $82.00, indicating a potential downside of 0.67%. Big Lots has a consensus target price of $5.25, indicating a potential upside of 15.13%. Given Big Lots' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Big Lots is more favorable than PriceSmart.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PriceSmart
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Big Lots
4 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.20

Summary

PriceSmart beats Big Lots on 14 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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PSMT vs. The Competition

MetricPriceSmartVariety stores IndustryRetail SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$2.53B$48.51B$19.98B$7.47B
Dividend Yield1.41%1.99%181.36%3.86%
P/E Ratio22.4220.2519.6613.11
Price / Sales0.571.126.8861.63
Price / Cash12.8722.9217.1025.71
Price / Book2.325.405.844.76
Net Income$109.21M$2.22B$633.30M$208.97M
7 Day Performance3.12%1.81%-0.89%0.88%
1 Month Performance9.10%2.33%3.25%7.94%
1 Year Performance16.77%3.40%2.04%6.68%

PriceSmart Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
BIG
Big Lots
1.0033 of 5 stars
$4.29
-7.4%
$5.25
+22.5%
-70.7%$125.21M$5.47B-0.2732,200Gap Down
OLLI
Ollie's Bargain Outlet
3.5671 of 5 stars
$79.83
+2.6%
$79.23
-0.8%
+39.7%$4.92B$1.83B31.4310,700Positive News
MNSO
MINISO Group
4.8358 of 5 stars
$18.07
+0.6%
$27.90
+54.4%
+15.0%$5.71B$1.58B20.303,696Gap Up
PLAY
Dave & Buster's Entertainment
2.9447 of 5 stars
$60.73
-0.1%
$54.25
-10.7%
+58.0%$2.44B$1.96B22.2522,748Positive News
ARCO
Arcos Dorados
3.1739 of 5 stars
$11.56
-1.8%
$13.38
+15.8%
+38.6%$2.48B$4.18B13.5993,647
PZZA
Papa John's International
1.4801 of 5 stars
$71.35
-2.3%
$84.80
+18.9%
-16.1%$2.34B$2.10B30.6212,000Upcoming Earnings
BLMN
Bloomin' Brands
2.6569 of 5 stars
$26.89
+2.2%
$27.30
+1.5%
+1.1%$2.33B$4.42B10.0087,000Earnings Report
Analyst Report
QRTEB
Qurate Retail
0.7678 of 5 stars
$5.93
+3.7%
N/A-2.3%$2.31B$12.11B29.6524,683Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
ACVA
ACV Auctions
1.3644 of 5 stars
$14.04
-1.7%
$20.21
+44.0%
+37.3%$2.27B$421.53M-29.252,000Positive News
Gap Down
BOOT
Boot Barn
4.3424 of 5 stars
$89.57
-1.2%
$101.56
+13.4%
+18.1%$2.71B$1.66B16.688,800

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This page (NASDAQ:PSMT) was last updated on 2/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff