NASDAQ:POOL - Pool Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$146.84 -4.09 (-2.71 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$150.93
Today's Range$146.32 - $154.98
52-Week Range$123.88 - $175.87
Volume214,500 shs
Average Volume231,490 shs
Market Capitalization$6.04 billion
P/E Ratio36.80
Dividend Yield1.20%
Beta1.05
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.

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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
Phone985-892-5521

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.53
Current Ratio3.29
Quick Ratio1.18

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio36.80
Forward P/E Ratio25.94
P/E Growth1.13

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.79 billion
Price / Sales2.12
Cash Flow$4.7644 per share
Price / Cash Flow30.82
Book Value$5.56 per share
Price / Book26.41

Profitability

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 Shares40,260,000
Market Cap$6.04 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 2nd. Stockholders 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 dividend yield of 1.23%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 14th. View Pool's Dividend History.

How will Pool's stock buyback program work?

Pool announced that its Board of Directors 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 usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Pool's earnings last quarter?

Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 18th. The specialty retailer reported $1.66 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.58 by $0.08. The specialty retailer earned $811.31 million during the quarter. Pool had a net margin of 8.21% and a return on equity of 78.04%. Pool's revenue for the quarter was up 9.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.16 EPS. View Pool's Earnings History.

When is Pool's next earnings date?

Pool is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Pool.

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

Pool updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 18th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $5.58-5.78 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.52. Pool also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $5.58-5.78 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for POOL?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Pool's shares. Their predictions range from $145.00 to $160.00. On average, they expect Pool's stock price to reach $154.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.0% from the stock's current price. 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 4 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Pool.

Has Pool been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about POOL stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. 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 media sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Pool's key competitors?

Who are Pool's key executives?

Pool's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Manuel J. Perez de la Mesa, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Mark W. Joslin, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Peter D. Arvan, Exec. VP & COO (Age 52)
  • Mr. A. David Cook, Group VP (Age 63)
  • Mr. Kenneth G. St. Romain, Group VP (Age 55)

Who are Pool's major shareholders?

Pool's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.40%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.43%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.43%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (5.55%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (5.42%) and FMR LLC (2.81%). 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 institutional investors are selling Pool stock?

POOL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC, Capital World Investors, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Rice Hall James & Associates LLC and Handelsbanken Fonder AB. 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 institutional investors are buying Pool stock?

POOL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Capital International Investors, Morgan Stanley, Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Vanguard Group Inc and Vanguard Group Inc.. 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 $146.84.

How big of a company is Pool?

Pool has a market capitalization of $6.04 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 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  280 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  282 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  562
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 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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