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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.32
PSMT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. PSMT: 1.32 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.32

Equity to Asset 0.58
PSMT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. PSMT: 0.58 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.58

0.34
0.83
Interest Coverage 30.35
PSMT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
74% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.64 vs. PSMT: 30.35 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 9999.99
Current: 30.35

0.85
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 7.62
M-Score: -2.49
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 (%) 5.56
PSMT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. PSMT: 5.56 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -11.66   Max: 5.56
Current: 5.56

-11.66
5.56
Net-margin (%) 3.66
PSMT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. PSMT: 3.66 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -33.33   Max: 3.66
Current: 3.66

-33.33
3.66
ROE (%) 17.52
PSMT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.66 vs. PSMT: 17.52 )
PSMT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -23.45   Max: 17.52
Current: 17.52

-23.45
17.52
ROA (%) 10.20
PSMT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.41 vs. PSMT: 10.20 )
PSMT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -19.7   Max: 10.2
Current: 10.2

-19.7
10.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 37.80
PSMT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.19 vs. PSMT: 37.80 )
PSMT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -29.89   Max: 37.8
Current: 37.8

-29.89
37.8
Revenue Growth (%) 17.60
PSMT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. PSMT: 17.60 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -31   Max: 66.1
Current: 17.6

-31
66.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 18.50
PSMT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. PSMT: 18.50 )
PSMT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -62   Max: 128.2
Current: 18.5

-62
128.2
EPS Growth (%) 19.00
PSMT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. PSMT: 19.00 )
PSMT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -37.8   Max: 68.3
Current: 19

-37.8
68.3
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

PSMT Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Wasatch International Growth 132,668 sh (+44.36%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2013

PSMT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Murray Stahl 3,586 sh (New)
Wasatch International Growth 155,113 sh (+16.92%)
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Q4 2013

PSMT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Murray Stahl 4,569 sh (+27.41%)
Wasatch International Growth 82,478 sh (-46.83%)
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Q1 2014

PSMT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Murray Stahl 7,130 sh (+56.05%)
Wasatch International Growth 82,478 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PSMT

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$72.44 - $83.91 $ 81.345%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 59.8%0.01%$63.05 - $78.98 $ 81.3413%6042
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.02%$62.01 - $83.58 $ 81.3413%3781
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$62.01 - $83.58 $ 81.3413%0
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Reduce -20.23%$57.8 - $77.71 $ 81.3417%7490
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0298%$52.2 - $74.16 $ 81.3432%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 New Buy0.03%$37.09 - $50.53 $ 81.3489%4148
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $37.09 - $50.53 $ 81.3489%0
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 26.80
PSMT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. PSMT: 26.80 )
PSMT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.1   Max: 65.64
Current: 26.8

8.1
65.64
P/B 4.70
PSMT's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. PSMT: 4.70 )
PSMT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 7.47
Current: 4.7

0.34
7.47
P/S 0.98
PSMT's P/S is ranked higher than
56% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. PSMT: 0.98 )
PSMT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 1.56
Current: 0.98

0.07
1.56
PFCF 61.10
PSMT's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 48.35 vs. PSMT: 61.10 )
PSMT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.17   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 61.1

8.17
99999999.99
EV-to-EBIT 17.83
PSMT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.68 vs. PSMT: 17.83 )
PSMT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 996.5
Current: 17.83

6.6
996.5
PEG 1.30
PSMT's PEG is ranked higher than
88% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.78 vs. PSMT: 1.30 )
PSMT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 2.21
Current: 1.3

0.28
2.21
Shiller P/E 35.60
PSMT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 56.34 vs. PSMT: 35.60 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 35.6   Max: 175.53
Current: 35.6

35.6
175.53
Current Ratio 1.37
PSMT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. PSMT: 1.37 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 5.67
Current: 1.37

0.74
5.67
Quick Ratio 0.56
PSMT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. PSMT: 0.56 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 5.09
Current: 0.56

0.22
5.09

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.80
PSMT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. PSMT: 0.80 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 3.91
Current: 0.8

0.57
3.91
Dividend Payout 0.21
PSMT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
69% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. PSMT: 0.21 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.21

0.38
0.89
Dividend growth (3y) 6.30
PSMT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
83% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. PSMT: 6.30 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 46.2
Current: 6.3

0
46.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.80
PSMT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
79% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. PSMT: 0.80 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 3.89
Current: 0.8

0.57
3.89
Share Buyback Rate -0.50
PSMT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. PSMT: -0.50 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3   Max: -59.3
Current: -0.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 5.00
PSMT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. PSMT: 5.00 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 8.05
Current: 5

0.54
8.05
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.80
PSMT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.31 vs. PSMT: 2.80 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.87   Max: 16.57
Current: 2.8

1.87
16.57
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
PSMT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. PSMT: 1.60 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 2.72
Current: 1.6

0.14
2.72
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.40
PSMT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PSMT: 1.40 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 2.21
Current: 1.4

0.45
2.21
Price/Graham Number 2.40
PSMT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. PSMT: 2.40 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 5
Current: 2.4

0.55
5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.60
PSMT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
62% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. PSMT: 5.60 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 15.3
Current: 5.6

0.1
15.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 20.25
PSMT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.61 vs. PSMT: 20.25 )
PSMT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -122.1   Max: 50.7
Current: 20.25

-122.1
50.7

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Discount Stores
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Traded in other countries:PS8.Germany
PriceSmart, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware. The Company's business consists primarily of international membership shopping warehouse clubs similar to, but smaller in size than, warehouse clubs in the United States. The Company's ownership in all subsidiaries as of August 31, 2012 is 100%, and they are presented on a consolidated basis as wholly owned subsidiaries. As of August 31, 2012 and 2011, the total number of warehouse clubs in operation was 29, operating in 12 countries and one U.S. territory. The average age of the 29 warehouse clubs in operation was 119 and 110 months as of August 31, 2012, and 2011, respectively. The Company also continues to export product to the Philippines. 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." PriceSmart's mission is to efficiently operate U.S.-style membership warehouse clubs in selected Latin American and Caribbean markets, selling high quality merchandise at low prices to PriceSmart members and to provide fair wages and benefits to PriceSmart employees, as well as a fair return to PriceSmart stockholders. The Company's international merchandising business competes with a wide range of international, regional, national and local retailers and wholesalers. The Company's industry is highly competitive, based on factors such as price, merchandise quality and selection, warehouse location and member service.
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