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PSMT Pricesmart PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The PE ratio for Pricesmart stock stands at 19.9 as of Jun 18, 2024. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $3.99 and the stock price of $79.39 per share. The current price-to-earnings ratio is nearly the same as the last four quarters average.

PSMT PE ratio history

How has PSMT's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of Pricesmart has been 26.47. The current 19.9 PE ratio is 25% below the historical average. Over the past ten years, PSMT's PE ratio was at its highest in the Aug 2018 quarter at 35.59, with a price of $86.85 and an EPS of $2.44. The Nov 2023 quarter recorded the bottom point at 18.21, with a price of $67.39 and an EPS of $3.7.


Pricesmart PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 30.51% in 2018

Maximum annual decrease: -29.65% in 2022

Year PE ratio Change
2023 22.64 20.94%
2022 18.72 -29.65%
2021 26.61 3.22%
2020 25.78 2.38%
2019 25.18 -29.25%
2018 35.59 30.51%
2017 27.27 -4.68%
2016 28.61 -0.73%
2015 28.82 -1.27%
2014 29.19 -5.6%

PSMT average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of PSMT for the past years

PSMT's current P/E ratio is below the 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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PSMT PE vs peers

What is PSMT's PE ratio compared to its peers

Compared to its peers WMT and COST, PSMT's PE ratio stands lower, however it is higher than TGT's and DG's. Pricesmart's PE ratio is trading below the peer group average of 27.7.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
TGT Target Corp 15.94 $65.94B
DG Dollar General Corp 18.4 $27.84B
PSMT Pricesmart Inc 19.9 $2.43B
FIVE Five Below Inc 21.42 $6.27B
WMT Walmart Inc 28.89 $543.74B
COST Costco Wholesale Corp 53.85 $386.03B
DLTR Dollar Tree Inc N/A $23.05B
BIG Big Lots Inc N/A $55.8M

Frequently asked questions

What is Pricesmart's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for PSMT stock is 19.9 as of Jun 18, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Pricesmart (PSMT)?

Over the last 3 years, the average price to earnings ratio for PSMT stock is 21.37.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Pricesmart (PSMT)?

Over the last 5 years, the average price to earnings ratio for PSMT stock is 23.56.

What is the highest PE ratio for PSMT?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 35.59 and it was in the Aug 2018 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for PSMT compare to its historical average?

The current price to earnings ratio of PSMT is 25% lower than the 10-year historical average.

How is PSMT's PE ratio calculated (Pricesmart PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by dividing the most recent price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 18, 2024), Pricesmart's stock price is $79.39. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Feb 2024 is $3.99. Therefore, Pricesmart's P/E ratio for today is 19.9. PE RATIO(19.9) = STOCK PRICE($79.39) / TTM EPS($3.99)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.