NASDAQ:POOL - Pool Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $152.00 +1.49 (+0.99 %) (As of 02/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$150.51Today's Range$148.90 - $152.1652-Week Range$135.76 - $175.87Volume424,492 shsAverage Volume217,431 shsMarket Capitalization$6.12 billionP/E Ratio38.10Dividend Yield1.20%Beta0.92 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Pool Corporation distributes swimming pool supplies, equipment, and related leisure products in North America, Europe, South America, and Australia. 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; packaged pool kits comprising walls, liners, braces, and coping for in-ground and above-ground pools; pool equipment and components for new pool construction and the remodeling of existing pools; and irrigation and landscape products consisting of irrigation system components, and professional lawn care equipment and supplies. It also provides building materials, such as concrete, plumbing and electrical components, functional and decorative pool surfaces, decking materials, tiles, hardscapes, and natural stones for use in pool installations and remodeling; and commercial products, such as ASME heaters, safety equipment, and commercial pumps and filters. In addition, the company offers discretionary recreational and related outdoor lifestyle products that enhance consumers' use and enjoyment of outdoor living spaces, such as spas, 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 golf course and other commercial customers. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated 351 sales centers. Pool Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Covington, Louisiana. Receive POOL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for POOL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Miscellaneous durable goods Sub-IndustryDistributors SectorConsumer Discretionary Current SymbolNASDAQ:POOL Previous Symbol CUSIP73278L10 Webwww.poolcorp.com Phone985-892-5521Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.53 Current Ratio3.29 Quick Ratio1.18Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio38.10 Forward P/E Ratio26.86 P/E Growth1.1 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.79 billion Price / Sales2.19 Cash Flow$4.6914 per share Price / Cash Flow32.40 Book Value$5.56 per share Price / Book27.34Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.99 Net Income$191.63 million Net Margins8.21% Return on Equity78.04% Return on Assets17.51%Miscellaneous Employees4,000 Outstanding Shares40,263,000Market Cap$6.12 billion OptionableOptionable Pool (NASDAQ:POOL) Frequently Asked Questions What is Pool's stock symbol? Pool trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "POOL." How often does Pool pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Pool? Pool announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.45 per share on Thursday, November 29th. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 14th. View Pool's Dividend History. How will Pool's stock buyback program work? Pool declared that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Thursday, May 3rd 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 3.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were Pool's earnings last quarter? Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) posted its earnings results on Thursday, February, 14th. The specialty retailer reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.03. The specialty retailer earned $543 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $551.58 million. Pool had a return on equity of 78.04% and a net margin of 8.21%. Pool's revenue was up 6.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.50 earnings per share. View Pool's Earnings History. When is Pool's next earnings date? Pool is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Pool. What guidance has Pool issued on next quarter's earnings? Pool issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 14th. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.05-6.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $6.21. What price target have analysts set for POOL? 3 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Pool's shares. Their predictions range from $145.00 to $157.00. On average, they expect Pool's share price to reach $152.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Pool. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pool? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pool in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Pool. Has Pool been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about POOL stock have trended positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Pool earned a coverage optimism score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Pool's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Pool include Sims Metal Management (SMSMY), Schnitzer Steel Industries (SCHN), Industrial Services of America (IDSA), ICPW Liquidation (ICPWQ) and E-QURE (EQUR). Who are Pool's key executives? Pool's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Peter D. Arvan, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 53)Mr. Mark W. Joslin, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 60)Mr. A. David Cook, Group VP (Age 64)Mr. Kenneth G. St. Romain, Group VP (Age 56)Ms. Melanie M. Housey Hart, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 46) Who are Pool's major shareholders? Pool's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.78%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (3.91%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (2.53%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (2.27%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.76%) and Congress Asset Management Co. MA (1.67%). Company insiders that own Pool stock include Arthur D Cook, De La Mesa Manuel J Perez, Harlan F Seymour, Hart Melanie Housey, Jennifer M Neil, John E Stokely, Mark W Joslin, Robert C Sledd, Romain Kenneth G St and Wilson B Sexton. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Pool. Which major investors are selling Pool stock? POOL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Royce & Associates LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of America Corp DE, SG Americas Securities LLC and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Pool company stock in the last year include Arthur D Cook, De La Mesa Manuel J Perez, Hart Melanie Housey, Jennifer M Neil, John E Stokely, Mark W Joslin, Robert C Sledd and Romain Kenneth G St. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pool. Which major investors are buying Pool stock? POOL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Eaton Vance Management, First Trust Advisors LP, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, Rhumbline Advisers and RK Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pool. How do I buy shares of Pool? Shares of POOL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Pool's stock price today? One share of POOL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $152.00. How big of a company is Pool? Pool has a market capitalization of $6.12 billion and generates $2.79 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $191.63 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.99 on an earnings per share basis. Pool employs 4,000 workers across the globe. What is Pool's official website? The official website for Pool is http://www.poolcorp.com. How can I contact Pool? Pool's mailing address is 109 Northpark Boulevard, Covington LA, 70433. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at 985-892-5521 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Pool (NASDAQ POOL)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 288 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 296 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 584MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Pool and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe POOL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe POOL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Coverage Ratio?