PriceSmart Stock Price and Value Analysis

Should you buy PriceSmart stock? (NasdaqGS:PSMT). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.

AdvantagesDisadvantages
  • This company is solid.
  • This company is not making money.
  • This stock looks overpriced.
  • This company has a low dividend yield.
  • This company has wild ups and downs.

Inside the PSMT Numbers

PSMT Price
(PriceSmart stock price per share)
$78.60
[?] PE Ratio versus Sector 95% higher than other Consumer Goods stocks
[?] PE Ratio versus Industry 160% higher than other Discount Stores stocks
[?] Cash Yield 2.33%
[?] Free Cash Flow Jitter 128%
[?] Dividend Yield 1%
Shares Shorted 385,281

This stock has short interest! This means that people have shorted it.

Why does that matter? They've made a bet that price will decrease from where they bought it. Maybe there are financial problems, or maybe there's a value play.

As of the latest analysis, there are 385,281 shares shorted. With 27,567,940 shares available for purchase and an average trading volume over the past 10 trading days of 76,030, it would take at least 5.067 days for all of the short holders to cover their shorts.

Is PriceSmart Stock on Sale?

Based on our analysis, we believe that you should not buy PriceSmart right now. It might be a good stock to own—we just can't prove it with value analysis right now. Proceed with caution.

Should You Buy PSMT Stock?

Does PriceSmart have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.