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  • Last Close 75.21
  • Sector Consumer Defensive
  • Industry Discount Stores
  • Investment Style Small Blend
  • Day Range 74.88  –  75.85
  • Year Range 56.29  –  82.63
  • Market Cap 2.3310 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 29,985.0 /  140,348.3
  • Price / Sales 0.54
  • Price / Book 2.14
  • Forward Div Yield 1.25%
  • Trailing Div Yield 1.23%

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Company Profile PSMT

Business Description

Pricesmart Inc is principally engaged in operating U.S.-style membership shopping warehouse clubs that offer consumer goods at low prices. The company is headquartered in San Diego, California, United States, and operates stores in Latin America and the Caribbean, with Central America contributing over half of its net warehouse club sales. The company's revenue consists of net warehouse club sales from merchandise sales, membership income from annual membership fees, export sales, and other income, with net warehouse club sales accounting for the majority of the company's total revenue.

9740 Scranton Road
San Diego, CA, 92121
Industry Discount Stores
Employees 10,600

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FAQs for Pricesmart Inc Stock

Yes. PSMT has a forward dividend yield of 1.22%. See PSMT’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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PSMT’s market cap is 2.33 Bil.
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PSMT’s stock style is Small Core.
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High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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PSMT’s price/sales is 0.54.
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PSMT’s price/forward earnings is 20.00.
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PSMT’s price/book is 2.14.
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PSMT’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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