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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.45
PSMT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. PSMT: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PSMT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.02 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.45
Equity to Asset 0.57
PSMT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. PSMT: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PSMT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.57
0.34
0.83
Interest Coverage 22.20
PSMT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.93 vs. PSMT: 22.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PSMT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.68  Med: 28.82 Max: 35.5
Current: 22.2
5.68
35.5
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 6.83
M-Score: -2.52
WACC vs ROIC
14.59%
18.09%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.16
PSMT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. PSMT: 5.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PSMT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.47  Med: 5.20 Max: 5.52
Current: 5.16
2.47
5.52
Net-margin (%) 3.22
PSMT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. PSMT: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PSMT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 3.39 Max: 3.69
Current: 3.22
1.45
3.69
ROE (%) 15.92
PSMT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.82 vs. PSMT: 15.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PSMT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.39  Med: 15.64 Max: 18.73
Current: 15.92
5.39
18.73
ROA (%) 9.07
PSMT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. PSMT: 9.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PSMT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.43  Med: 9.28 Max: 10.79
Current: 9.07
3.43
10.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 32.85
PSMT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.02 vs. PSMT: 32.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PSMT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.91  Med: 31.55 Max: 39.77
Current: 32.85
12.91
39.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.70
PSMT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. PSMT: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PSMT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31  Med: 14.10 Max: 66.1
Current: 10.7
-31
66.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.10
PSMT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. PSMT: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PSMT' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62  Med: 21.60 Max: 128.2
Current: 10.1
-62
128.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.60
PSMT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. PSMT: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PSMT' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.8  Med: 16.45 Max: 68.3
Current: 9.6
-37.8
68.3
» PSMT's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

PSMT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 37,600 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Murray Stahl 9,347 sh (-2.18%)
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Q1 2015

PSMT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 150,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 92,000 sh (+144.68%)
Murray Stahl 10,401 sh (+11.28%)
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Q2 2015

PSMT Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Steven Cohen 309,682 sh (+106.45%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Murray Stahl 10,349 sh (-0.50%)
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Q3 2015

PSMT Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt 125,996 sh (New)
Jim Simons 124,834 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 8,864 sh (-14.35%)
Steven Cohen 100,823 sh (-67.44%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 24.75
PSMT's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.55 vs. PSMT: 24.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PSMT' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.1  Med: 29.52 Max: 65.64
Current: 24.75
8.1
65.64
Forward P/E 21.65
PSMT's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
85% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.92 vs. PSMT: 21.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.63
PSMT's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
58% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 25.50 vs. PSMT: 24.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PSMT' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.05  Med: 29.64 Max: 65.34
Current: 24.63
8.05
65.34
P/B 3.87
PSMT's P/B is ranked lower than
85% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. PSMT: 3.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PSMT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 3.20 Max: 7.47
Current: 3.87
0.73
7.47
P/S 0.79
PSMT's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. PSMT: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PSMT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.78 Max: 1.56
Current: 0.79
0.13
1.56
PFCF 49.15
PSMT's PFCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. PSMT: 49.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PSMT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.8  Med: 62.38 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 49.15
16.8
99999999.99
POCF 17.66
PSMT's POCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.91 vs. PSMT: 17.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PSMT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.25  Med: 19.54 Max: 46.46
Current: 17.66
7.25
46.46
EV-to-EBIT 15.25
PSMT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. PSMT: 15.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PSMT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -217.6  Med: 18.35 Max: 202.2
Current: 15.25
-217.6
202.2
EV-to-EBITDA 12.20
PSMT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
63% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.32 vs. PSMT: 12.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PSMT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 15.20 Max: 47
Current: 12.2
5.3
47
PEG 1.74
PSMT's PEG is ranked higher than
61% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. PSMT: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PSMT' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.23 Max: 2.61
Current: 1.74
0.32
2.61
Shiller P/E 37.73
PSMT's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
84% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.32 vs. PSMT: 37.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PSMT' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.36  Med: 68.28 Max: 387.63
Current: 37.73
36.36
387.63
Current Ratio 1.40
PSMT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. PSMT: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PSMT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.30 Max: 5.67
Current: 1.4
0.74
5.67
Quick Ratio 0.51
PSMT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. PSMT: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PSMT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.51 Max: 5.09
Current: 0.51
0.22
5.09
Days Inventory 44.36
PSMT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
57% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 40.02 vs. PSMT: 44.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PSMT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.28  Med: 39.79 Max: 42.87
Current: 44.36
38.28
42.87
Days Sales Outstanding 0.98
PSMT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
94% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. PSMT: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PSMT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.79
Current: 0.98
0.5
1.79
Days Payable 41.89
PSMT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
56% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 47.18 vs. PSMT: 41.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PSMT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.32  Med: 38.17 Max: 41.63
Current: 41.89
35.32
41.63

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.93
PSMT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
89% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. PSMT: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
PSMT' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.92 Max: 3.91
Current: 0.93
0.24
3.91
Dividend Payout 0.23
PSMT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
72% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. PSMT: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
PSMT' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.50 Max: 0.89
Current: 0.23
0.38
0.89
Dividend Growth (3y) 5.30
PSMT's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
56% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. PSMT: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
PSMT' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 46.2
Current: 5.3
0
46.2
Forward Dividend Yield 0.92
PSMT's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
83% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. PSMT: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.26
PSMT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
79% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. PSMT: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
PSMT' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.25 Max: 5.31
Current: 1.26
0.33
5.31
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.30
PSMT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. PSMT: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PSMT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.3  Med: -2.35 Max: 3
Current: -0.3
-59.3
3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 44.57
PSMT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. PSMT: 44.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
PSMT' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 79.23 Max: 666.43
Current: 44.57
1.2
666.43
Price/Tangible Book 4.14
PSMT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
63% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. PSMT: 4.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PSMT' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 2.07 Max: 8.05
Current: 4.14
0.54
8.05
Price/Projected FCF 2.36
PSMT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. PSMT: 2.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PSMT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.87  Med: 3.18 Max: 16.57
Current: 2.36
1.87
16.57
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 3.19
PSMT's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
95% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. PSMT: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.02
PSMT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. PSMT: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PSMT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.84 Max: 2.11
Current: 1.02
0.11
2.11
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.04
PSMT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. PSMT: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
PSMT' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.29 Max: 2.51
Current: 2.04
0.45
2.51
Price/Graham Number 2.15
PSMT's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
60% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. PSMT: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PSMT' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.29 Max: 9.02
Current: 2.15
0.64
9.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.60
PSMT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. PSMT: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PSMT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 5.30 Max: 15.4
Current: 6.6
0.5
15.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 13.60
PSMT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. PSMT: 13.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PSMT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.1  Med: 19.90 Max: 50.1
Current: 13.6
-69.1
50.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2859
EPS $ 3.01
Beta1.75
Short Percentage of Float9.73%
52-Week Range $68.51 - 103.59
Shares Outstanding(Mil)30.37

Analyst Estimate

Aug16 Aug17
Revenue(Mil) 2,954 3,088
EPS($) 3.27 3.50
EPS without NRI($) 3.27 3.50

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Discount Stores
Compare:WMT, WMMVY, DG, FDO, DLTR » details
Traded in other countries:PS8.Germany, PSMT.Mexico,
Pricesmart Inc was incorporated in the State of Delaware in 1994. The Company owns and operates U.S.style membership shopping warehouse clubs through wholly owned subsidiaries operating in Latin America and the Caribbean using the trade name PriceSmart. The warehouse clubs sell basic quality consumer goods at low prices to individuals and businesses. The Company ships its U.S. and other internationally sourced merchandise directly to its warehouse clubs. Its operating segments are the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean. The Company's international merchandising business competes with a wide range of international, regional, national and local retailers and wholesalers.
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