NASDAQ:POOL - Pool Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $183.21 -0.67 (-0.36 %) (As of 05/23/2019 09:03 AM ET)Previous Close$183.88Today's Range$182.6950 - $185.8652-Week Range$136.83 - $186.50Volume175,924 shsAverage Volume194,052 shsMarket Capitalization$7.28 billionP/E Ratio32.60Dividend Yield1.20%Beta0.95 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Pool Corp. engages in the wholesale distribution of swimming pool supplies, equipment and related leisure products. It also provides irrigation and landscape products. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Covington, LA. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Miscellaneous durable goods Sub-IndustryDistributors SectorConsumer Discretionary Current SymbolNASDAQ:POOL Previous Symbol CUSIP73278L10 CIK945841 Webhttp://www.poolcorp.com/ Phone985-892-5521Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.01 Current Ratio1.96 Quick Ratio0.60Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio32.60 Forward P/E Ratio30.18 P/E Growth1.29 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.00 billion Price / Sales2.43 Cash Flow$6.4922 per share Price / Cash Flow28.22 Book Value$5.66 per share Price / Book32.37Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.62 Net Income$234.46 million Net Margins7.83% Return on Equity79.99% Return on Assets16.19%Miscellaneous Employees4,000 Outstanding Shares39,750,000Market Cap$7.28 billion Next Earnings Date7/18/2019 (Estimated) 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 Thursday, May 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share on Friday, May 31st. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.20%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 16th. This is a boost from Pool's previous quarterly dividend of $0.45. View Pool's Dividend History. How will Pool's stock buyback program work? Pool declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Thursday, May 2nd 2019, which permits the company to buyback $200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 2.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Pool's earnings last quarter? Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 18th. The specialty retailer reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.64 by $0.05. The specialty retailer had revenue of $597.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $608.36 million. Pool had a net margin of 7.83% and a return on equity of 79.99%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.75 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, July 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, April, 18th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $6.09-6.39 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.21. What price target have analysts set for POOL? 4 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Pool's stock. Their predictions range from $145.00 to $186.00. On average, they expect Pool's share price to reach $166.25 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Pool. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pool? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pool in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating 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 very negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing 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 news sentiment score of -3.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. 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), E-QURE (EQUR) and ICPW Liquidation (ICPWQ). What other stocks do shareholders of Pool own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Pool investors own include Adobe (ADBE), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), salesforce.com (CRM), Walt Disney (DIS), Constellation Brands (STZ), Yirendai (YRD), Gilead Sciences (GILD), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Starbucks (SBUX). Who are Pool's key executives? Pool's management team includes the folowing people: Peter D. Arvan, President & Chief Executive OfficerMark W. Joslin, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice PresidentTimothy M. Babco, Chief Information Officer & GM-OperationsDonna K. Williams, Chief Marketing Officer, Vice President & GMKenneth G. St. Romain, Group Vice President Who are Pool's major shareholders? Pool's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.42%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (5.37%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (5.03%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (3.24%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (2.84%) and Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. (1.87%). 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 and Romain Kenneth G St. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Pool. Which institutional investors are selling Pool stock? POOL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Oak Ridge Investments LLC, Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., First Trust Advisors LP and Neuberger Berman Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Pool company stock in the last year 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 and Romain Kenneth G St. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pool. Which institutional investors are buying Pool stock? POOL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Ellis Investment Partners LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Wasatch Advisors Inc. and Chilton Investment Co. 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 $183.21. How big of a company is Pool? Pool has a market capitalization of $7.28 billion and generates $3.00 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $234.46 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.62 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: 302 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 305 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 607MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Pool and other stocks. 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