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NASDAQ:POOL - Pool Stock Price, Forecast & News

+1.98 (+1.07 %)
(As of 03/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $186.98
50-Day Range
MA: $211.97
52-Week Range
Now: $186.98
Volume343,645 shs
Average Volume421,420 shs
Market Capitalization$7.51 billion
P/E Ratio29.17
Dividend Yield1.19%
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

Industry Miscellaneous durable goods
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:POOL



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.20 billion
Cash Flow$6.75 per share
Book Value$10.24 per share


Net Income$261.58 million


Market Cap$7.51 billion
Next Earnings Date4/16/2020 (Estimated)

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Pool (NASDAQ:POOL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Pool's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Pool's stock was trading at $207.35 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, POOL stock has decreased by 9.8% and is now trading at $186.98. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Pool?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pool in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Pool.

When is Pool's next earnings date?

Pool is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 16th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Pool.

How were Pool's earnings last quarter?

Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 13th. The specialty retailer reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.08. The specialty retailer had revenue of $582.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $581.90 million. Pool had a return on equity of 71.75% and a net margin of 8.18%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 7.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.37 EPS. View Pool's earnings history.

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

Pool announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share on Thursday, March 26th. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 11th. View Pool's dividend history.

How will Pool's stock buyback program work?

Pool announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, May 2nd 2019, which allows the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 2.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has Pool issued on next quarter's earnings?

Pool updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 13th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 6.41-6.71 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.71.

What price target have analysts set for POOL?

4 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Pool's shares. Their forecasts range from $215.00 to $230.00. On average, they expect Pool's share price to reach $225.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Pool.

Has Pool been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about POOL stock have been trending extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Pool earned a news sentiment score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutPool.

Are investors shorting Pool?

Pool saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 978,200 shares, an increase of 22.3% from the February 27th total of 799,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 297,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 2.5% of the company's stock are sold short. View Pool's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Pool's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Pool include Genuine Parts (GPC), LKQ (LKQ), Core-Mark (CORE), Weyco Group (WEYS) and VOXX International (VOXX).

What other stocks do shareholders of Pool own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Pool investors own include InterDigital Wireless (IDCC), Bank of Hawaii (BOH), NVIDIA (NVDA), Adobe (ADBE), Home Depot (HD), Walt Disney (DIS), PepsiCo (PEP), salesforce.com (CRM), Stag Industrial (STAG) and AT&T (T).

Who are Pool's key executives?

Pool's management team includes the following people:
  • Peter D. Arvan, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Mark W. Joslin, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Timothy M. Babco, Chief Information Officer & GM-Operations
  • Donna K. Williams, Chief Marketing Officer, Vice President & GM
  • Kenneth G. St. Romain, Group Vice President

What is Pool's stock symbol?

Pool trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "POOL."

Who are Pool's major shareholders?

Pool's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (4.39%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (2.36%), State Street Corp (2.32%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.39%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.37%) and Capital World Investors (1.31%). 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, Peter D Arvan, 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 Janus Henderson Group PLC, Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd., Eagle Asset Management Inc., Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, FMR LLC, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., and BI Asset Management Fondsmaeglerselskab A S. Company insiders that have sold Pool company stock in the last year include 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 activity for Pool.

Which institutional investors are buying Pool stock?

POOL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Marshall Wace LLP, Prudential Financial Inc., Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, and FIL Ltd. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Pool's stock price today?

One share of POOL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $186.98.

How big of a company is Pool?

Pool has a market capitalization of $7.51 billion and generates $3.20 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $261.58 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.83 on an earnings per share basis. Pool employs 4,500 workers across the globe. View additional information about Pool.

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 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  357 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  364 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  721
MarketBeat'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 3/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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