NASDAQ:POOL - Pool Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$160.60 +3.10 (+1.97 %)
(As of 07/19/2018 03:36 PM ET)
Previous Close$152.63
Today's Range$146.62 - $160.88
52-Week Range$97.25 - $159.26
Volume18,593 shs
Average Volume162,130 shs
Market Capitalization$6.39 billion
P/E Ratio39.47
Dividend Yield1.14%
Beta0.82
Pool logoPool 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
SymbolNASDAQ:POOL
CUSIP73278L10
Phone985-892-5521

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.19
Current Ratio1.97
Quick Ratio0.65

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio39.47
Forward P/E Ratio29.04
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.79 billion
Price / Sales2.33
Cash Flow$4.9583 per share
Price / Cash32.39
Book Value$5.56 per share
Price / Book28.88

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.99
Net Income$191.63 million
Net Margins7.10%
Return on Equity74.42%
Return on Assets15.04%

Miscellaneous

Employees4,000
Outstanding Shares40,470,000
Market Cap$6,385.92

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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 Thursday, May 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.45 per share on Friday, June 1st. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 17th. This is a boost from Pool's previous quarterly dividend of $0.37. View Pool's Dividend History.

How will Pool's stock buyback program work?

Pool announced that its board has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, May 3rd 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 3.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally 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 quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 19th. The specialty retailer reported $2.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.88 by $0.08. The specialty retailer earned $1.06 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.06 billion. Pool had a net margin of 7.10% and a return on equity of 74.42%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $2.21 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, July, 19th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Pool.

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

Pool updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 19th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $5.50-5.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.56.

What price target have analysts set for POOL?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Pool's stock. Their predictions range from $131.00 to $160.00. On average, they expect Pool's stock price to reach $144.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.0%. View Analyst Ratings for Pool.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pool?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pool in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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)

Has Pool been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about POOL stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Pool earned a coverage optimism score of 0.02 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.16 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are Pool's major shareholders?

Pool's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.52%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.24%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.26%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%), Amalgamated Bank (0.02%) and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.02%). 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 Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Fisher Asset Management LLC and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. 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 major investors are buying Pool stock?

POOL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Amalgamated Bank and Harbour Capital Advisors 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 $159.08.

How big of a company is Pool?

Pool has a market capitalization of $6.39 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.

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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  228 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  239 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  467
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 7/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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