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PSMT Pricesmart dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Pricesmart's most recent dividend payment of $0.58 per share was made to shareholders on record before Feb 14, 2024. The payout stands at $1.04 per share annually, which works out to a dividend yield of 1.26%. The latest PSMT stock dividend of $0.58 is an increase from the previous $0.46 distribution, representing a growth of 26%.

Key dates

  • PSMT last dividend date: Feb 14, 2024
  • PSMT next dividend date: Aug 15, 2024
PSMT dividend stats
DPS
$1.04
Dividend yield
1.27%
Payout ratio
26.1%
vs. Consumer Defensive sector
Dividend yield
2.31%
Payout ratio
42.3%

Dividend yield

What is Pricesmart current dividend yield

PSMT has a dividend yield of 1.26% which is below the Consumer Defensive sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Consumer Defensive sector average of 2.31%, Pricesmart's dividend yield is 45% lower. Historically PSMT's dividend yield has averaged at 1.1% in the last 5 years, which is below the current yield.

Dividend history

What is PSMT dividend payout history and dates

Pricesmart has been paying dividends for the last 17 years. According to our data PSMT has issued two dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 17% for the last year. And since the stock price has gone up by 11% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 6%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Feb 14, 2024 Feb 29, 2024 Feb 1, 2024 $0.58 normal
Aug 14, 2023 Aug 31, 2023 Feb 3, 2023 $0.46 normal
Feb 15, 2023 Feb 28, 2023 Feb 3, 2023 $0.46 normal
Aug 12, 2022 Aug 31, 2022 Feb 3, 2022 $0.43 normal
Feb 14, 2022 Feb 28, 2022 Feb 3, 2022 $0.43 normal
Aug 12, 2021 Aug 31, 2021 Feb 4, 2021 $0.35 normal
Feb 11, 2021 Feb 26, 2021 Feb 4, 2021 $0.35 normal
Aug 13, 2020 Aug 31, 2020 Feb 6, 2020 $0.35 normal
Feb 13, 2020 Feb 28, 2020 Feb 6, 2020 $0.35 normal
Aug 14, 2019 Aug 30, 2019 Jan 30, 2019 $0.35 normal
Feb 14, 2019 Feb 28, 2019 Jan 30, 2019 $0.35 normal
Aug 14, 2018 Aug 31, 2018 Jan 24, 2018 $0.35 normal
Feb 13, 2018 Feb 28, 2018 Jan 24, 2018 $0.35 normal
Aug 11, 2017 Aug 31, 2017 Feb 1, 2017 $0.35 normal
Feb 13, 2017 Feb 28, 2017 Feb 1, 2017 $0.35 normal
Aug 11, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 Feb 3, 2016 $0.35 normal

Pricesmart dividend payout ratio

What is Pricesmart dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

PSMT has a payout ratio of 26.1% which is lower than the Consumer Defensive sector, the industry and its peers average. In comparison with the Consumer Defensive sector average of 42.3%, Pricesmart's payout ratio is 38% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

PSMT dividend vs peer dividends

How does PSMT dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
TGT Target Corp 2.63% $4.38 48.9%
DG Dollar General Corp 1.65% $2.36 31.2%
WMT Walmart Inc 1.3% $0.78 40.5%
PSMT Pricesmart Inc 1.27% $1.04 26.1%
COST Costco Wholesale Corp 0.58% $4.08 26.6%
BIG Big Lots Inc N/A N/A N/A

Frequently asked questions

Does Pricesmart pay a dividend?

Yes, Pricesmart has been paying dividends for the last 17 years.

When is Pricesmart's next dividend?

PSMT's next dividend date is Aug 15, 2024 (ex-date).

When was PSMT's last dividend?

Pricesmart's last regular dividend was on Feb 14, 2024 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.58 per share.

How much dividend does Pricesmart pay (per share)?

PSMT has paid dividend of $1.04 per share in the last year.

What is Pricesmart's dividend yield?

Currently Pricesmart's dividend yield is 1.26%.

How often does Pricesmart pay dividends?

Pricesmart typically pays two dividends per year.

What is Pricesmart's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Pricesmart is 26.1%.

Does Pricesmart pay a good dividend?

Pricesmart's dividend yield is below the Consumer Defensive sector average.