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NASDAQ:POOL

Pool - POOL Stock Forecast, Price & News

$380.46
-10.97 (-2.80%)
(As of 08/19/2022 12:34 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$376.16
$387.35
50-Day Range
$332.18
$396.87
52-Week Range
$324.14
$582.27
Volume
4,448 shs
Average Volume
461,428 shs
Market Capitalization
$15.06 billion
P/E Ratio
19.78
Dividend Yield
1.03%
Price Target
$448.56

Pool MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
14.1% Upside
$446.80 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
8.49% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-4.15
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.17mentions of Pool in the last 14 days
Based on 17 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$960,025 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
1.96%
From $18.37 to $18.73 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.41 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

100th out of 288 stocks

Miscellaneous Durable Goods Industry

2nd out of 2 stocks

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About Pool (NASDAQ:POOL) Stock

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; fiberglass pools, and hot tubs and 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 related 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 pool installations and remodeling; and commercial products, including heaters, safety equipment, and commercial pumps and filters. In addition, the company offers 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 customers that serve hotels, universities, and community recreational facilities. As of March 03, 2022, the company operated 410 sales centers in North America, Europe, and Australia. Pool Corporation was incorporated in 1993 and is headquartered in Covington, Louisiana.

Pool Stock Up 1.2 %

Pool stock traded up $4.80 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $391.43. 226,829 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 413,799. The business has a fifty day moving average of $364.82 and a 200 day moving average of $408.01. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.28, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a current ratio of 2.77. The firm has a market cap of $15.50 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.36, a PEG ratio of 2.14 and a beta of 0.88. Pool has a 12-month low of $324.14 and a 12-month high of $582.27.

Pool (NASDAQ:POOL - Get Rating) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 21st. The specialty retailer reported $7.59 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $7.40 by $0.19. The company had revenue of $2.06 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.13 billion. Pool had a return on equity of 68.34% and a net margin of 13.17%. Pool's revenue was up 15.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $6.37 earnings per share. Research analysts anticipate that Pool will post 18.37 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Pool Announces Dividend

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 11th will be issued a dividend of $1.00 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 10th. This represents a $4.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.02%. Pool's dividend payout ratio is currently 20.80%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Several research analysts have issued reports on the company. KeyCorp dropped their target price on Pool from $570.00 to $465.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, July 28th. TheStreet upgraded Pool from a "c+" rating to a "b" rating in a research report on Thursday, June 2nd. The Goldman Sachs Group dropped their target price on Pool from $560.00 to $450.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, June 23rd. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft assumed coverage on Pool in a research report on Wednesday. They set a "hold" rating and a $431.00 target price for the company. Finally, Loop Capital dropped their target price on Pool from $465.00 to $370.00 and set a "hold" rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, June 23rd. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the company currently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $446.80.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other news, CFO Hart Melanie Housey sold 2,500 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Friday, August 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $384.01, for a total transaction of $960,025.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 10,721 shares of the company's stock, valued at $4,116,971.21. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. 3.00% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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POOL Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/27 Dividend
5/13/2022
Dividend Payable
5/27/2022
Last Earnings
7/21/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/25 Dividend
8/10/2022
Today
8/19/2022
Dividend Payable
8/25/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/20/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Miscellaneous durable goods
Sub-Industry
Distributors
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:POOL
CUSIP
73278L10
Employees
5,500
Year Founded
1983

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$446.80
High Stock Price Forecast
$550.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$370.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+17.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
11 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$650.62 million
Pretax Margin
16.94%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.30 billion
Cash Flow
$15.93 per share
Book Value
$31.04 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
38,403,000
Market Cap
$15.06 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.88

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Peter D. ArvanMr. Peter D. Arvan (Age 56)
    CEO, Pres & Director
    Comp: $2.69M
  • Ms. Melanie M. Housey Hart (Age 49)
    VP, Chief Accounting Officer, CFO, & Treasurer
    Comp: $1.17M
  • Ms. Jennifer M. NeilMs. Jennifer M. Neil (Age 48)
    VP, Corp. Sec. & Chief Legal Officer
    Comp: $1.3M
  • Mr. Jeffrey M. Clay CPA (Age 47)
    Pres of Horizon Distributors Inc
    Comp: $1.11M
  • Mr. Kenneth G. St. Romain (Age 59)
    Group VP
    Comp: $1.61M
  • Mr. Ike Mihaly
    VP of Operations & Supply Chain
  • Mr. Todd R. Marshall
    VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Curtis J. Scheel (Age 63)
    Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Donna K. Williams
    VP & Chief Marketing Officer
  • Mr. Luther Willems
    VP & Chief HR Officer













POOL Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Pool stock right now?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pool in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 forecast for 2022?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Pool's shares. Their POOL share price forecasts range from $370.00 to $550.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $446.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have POOL shares performed in 2022?

Pool's stock was trading at $566.00 at the start of the year. Since then, POOL stock has decreased by 30.8% and is now trading at $391.43.
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When is Pool's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 20th 2022.
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How were Pool's earnings last quarter?

Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) announced its earnings results on Thursday, July, 21st. The specialty retailer reported $7.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $7.40 by $0.19. The specialty retailer earned $2.06 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.13 billion. Pool had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 68.34% and a net margin of 13.17%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 15.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $6.37 EPS.
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How often does Pool pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Pool?

Pool announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 11th will be given a dividend of $1.00 per share on Thursday, August 25th. This represents a $4.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 10th.
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Is Pool a good dividend stock?

Pool (NASDAQ:POOL) pays an annual dividend of $4.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.03%. 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 20.80%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, POOL will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.36% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for POOL.

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

Pool updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Friday, July, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of $18.38-$19.13 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $18.89. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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).

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (3.90%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (3.36%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.69%), FMR LLC (1.39%), Pictet Asset Management SA (1.39%) and Findlay Park Partners LLP (1.35%). Insiders that own company stock include Arthur D Cook, 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Pool's stock price today?

One share of POOL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $391.43.

How much money does Pool make?

Pool (NASDAQ:POOL) has a market capitalization of $15.50 billion and generates $5.30 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $650.62 million in net income (profit) each year or $19.23 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Pool have?

The company employs 5,500 workers across the globe.

When was Pool founded?

Pool was founded in 1983.

How can I contact Pool?

Pool's mailing address is 109 Northpark Boulevard, Covington LA, 70433. The official website for the company is www.poolcorp.com. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at (985) 892-5521, via email at investor.relations@poolcorp.com, or via fax at 985-801-5716.

This page (NASDAQ:POOL) was last updated on 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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