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Pure Storage, Hormel Foods rise; WW International, First Advantage fall, Thursday, 2/29/2024
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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 2/29/2024
Average long-term US mortgage rises to 6.94% after marking fourth-straight weekly increase
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Best Buy reports lower 4Q sales and profits as shoppers remain cautious
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S&P 500   5,096.27
DOW   38,996.39
QQQ   439.00
Pure Storage, Hormel Foods rise; WW International, First Advantage fall, Thursday, 2/29/2024
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 2/29/2024
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Best Buy reports lower 4Q sales and profits as shoppers remain cautious
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DOW   38,996.39
QQQ   439.00
Pure Storage, Hormel Foods rise; WW International, First Advantage fall, Thursday, 2/29/2024
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 2/29/2024
Average long-term US mortgage rises to 6.94% after marking fourth-straight weekly increase
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Best Buy reports lower 4Q sales and profits as shoppers remain cautious
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NASDAQ:POOL

Pool (POOL) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$398.12
+5.03 (+1.28%)
(As of 02/29/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$394.10
$401.49
50-Day Range
$366.68
$403.74
52-Week Range
$307.77
$406.74
Volume
464,975 shs
Average Volume
321,551 shs
Market Capitalization
$15.41 billion
P/E Ratio
29.89
Dividend Yield
1.11%
Price Target
$385.00

Pool MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.13 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
3.3% Downside
$385.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
10.68% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-4.15
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.27mentions of Pool in the last 14 days
Based on 62 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
12.10%
From $13.39 to $15.01 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.02 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

75th out of 271 stocks

Miscellaneous Durable Goods Industry

1st out of 2 stocks


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About Pool Stock (NASDAQ:POOL)

Pool Corporation distributes swimming pool supplies, equipment, and related leisure products in the United States and internationally. The company offers maintenance products, including chemicals, supplies, and pool accessories; repair and replacement parts for pool equipment, such as cleaners, filters, heaters, pumps, and lights; and building materials, such as concrete, plumbing and electrical components, functional and decorative pool surfaces, decking materials, tiles, hardscapes, and natural stones for pool installations and remodeling. It also provides pool equipment and components for new pool construction and the remodeling of existing pools; irrigation and related products, such as irrigation system components, and professional lawn care equipment and supplies; commercial products, including heaters, safety equipment, commercial decking equipment, and commercial pumps and filters. In addition, the company offers fiberglass pools, and hot tubs and packaged pool kits comprising walls, liners, braces, and coping for in-ground and above-ground pools; and other pool construction and recreational products comprising discretionary recreational and related outdoor living products, such as grills and components for outdoor kitchens. It serves swimming pool remodelers and builders; specialty retailers that sell swimming pool supplies; swimming pool repair and service businesses; irrigation construction and landscape maintenance contractors; and commercial pool operators and pool contractors. Pool Corporation was incorporated in 1993 and is headquartered in Covington, Louisiana.

POOL Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/22/2024
Today
2/29/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/18/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Miscellaneous durable goods
Sub-Industry
Distributors
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:POOL
CUSIP
73278L10
Employees
6,000
Year Founded
1983

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$385.00
High Stock Price Target
$420.00
Low Stock Price Target
$315.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-3.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.13
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$523.23 million
Pretax Margin
12.42%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.54 billion
Cash Flow
$14.65 per share
Book Value
$33.92 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
37,519,000
Market Cap
$15.41 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.01

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POOL Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Pool stock right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pool in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" POOL shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in POOL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Pool's stock price target for 2024?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Pool's shares. Their POOL share price targets range from $315.00 to $420.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $385.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.3%.
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How have POOL shares performed in 2024?

Pool's stock was trading at $398.71 at the start of the year. Since then, POOL shares have decreased by 0.1% and is now trading at $398.12.
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When is Pool's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 18th 2024.
View our POOL earnings forecast
.

How were Pool's earnings last quarter?

Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 22nd. The specialty retailer reported $1.30 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.28 by $0.02. The specialty retailer had revenue of $1 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.02 billion. Pool had a net margin of 9.44% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 37.94%. Pool's revenue was down 8.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.79 EPS.
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.

How often does Pool pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Pool?

Pool declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 25th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 8th will be given a dividend of $1.10 per share on Wednesday, November 22nd. This represents a $4.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 7th.
Read our dividend analysis for POOL
.

Is Pool a good dividend stock?

Pool (NASDAQ:POOL) pays an annual dividend of $4.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.13%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 13 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 33.03%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, POOL will have a dividend payout ratio of 29.31% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Pool issued on next quarter's earnings?

Pool issued an update on its FY24 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $13.00 to $14.00 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $14.13.

What is Peter Arvan's approval rating as Pool's CEO?

7 employees have rated Pool Chief Executive Officer Peter Arvan on Glassdoor.com. Peter Arvan has an approval rating of 70% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Pool own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Pool investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Home Depot (HD), Walt Disney (DIS), Block (SQ), Visa (V), AbbVie (ABBV), Salesforce (CRM), Micron Technology (MU), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

Who are Pool's major shareholders?

Pool's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.49%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (2.32%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (1.56%), Wasatch Advisors LP (1.24%), Northern Trust Corp (1.10%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.09%). Insiders that own company stock include De La Mesa Manuel J Perez, De La Mesa Manuel J Perez, Hart Melanie Housey, Jennifer M Neil, Mark W Joslin, Martha S Gervasi, Peter D Arvan, Robert C Sledd, Romain Kenneth G St and Romain Kenneth G St.
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How do I buy shares of Pool?

Shares of POOL stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:POOL) was last updated on 3/1/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff