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

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$158.35 +2.13 (+1.36 %)
(As of 03/25/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$156.22
Today's Range$156.01 - $158.8590
52-Week Range$135.76 - $175.87
Volume120,718 shs
Average Volume224,500 shs
Market Capitalization$6.24 billion
P/E Ratio28.18
Dividend Yield1.15%
Beta0.92
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

Industry Miscellaneous durable goods
Sub-IndustryDistributors
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:POOL
CUSIP73278L10
Phone985-892-5521

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.00 billion
Cash Flow$6.6062 per share
Book Value$5.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income$234.46 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,000
Market Cap$6.24 billion
Next Earnings Date4/18/2019 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 14th will be given a dividend of $0.45 per share on Thursday, March 28th. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 13th. View Pool's Dividend History.

How will Pool's stock buyback program work?

Pool announced that its board has initiated 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 purchase up to 3.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Pool's earnings last quarter?

Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 14th. The specialty retailer reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.44 by $0.03. The specialty retailer had revenue of $543 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $551.58 million. Pool had a net margin of 7.82% and a return on equity of 80.86%. Pool's revenue for the quarter was up 6.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.50 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, April 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Pool.

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

Pool updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 14th. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.05-6.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.21.

What price target have analysts set for POOL?

3 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Pool's stock. Their predictions range from $145.00 to $177.00. On average, they expect Pool's stock price to reach $159.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Pool.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pool?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pool in the last year. There are currently 2 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?

News articles about POOL stock have trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 gave news headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting Pool?

Pool saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 1,762,439 shares, an increase of 27.8% from the February 15th total of 1,379,443 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 258,713 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.8 days. Approximately 4.6% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Pool's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Pool's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Pool own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Pool investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Constellation Brands (STZ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Adobe (ADBE), salesforce.com (CRM), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Alibaba Group (BABA), New Age Beverages (NBEV), Lam Research (LRCX) and Yirendai (YRD).

Who are Pool's key executives?

Pool's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Peter D. Arvan, Pres & CEO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Mark W. Joslin, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 60)
  • Mr. A. David Cook, Group VP (Age 64)
  • Mr. Kenneth G. St. Romain, Group VP (Age 56)
  • Ms. Melanie M. Housey Hart, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 46)

Who are Pool's major shareholders?

Pool's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.78%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (3.91%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (2.53%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (2.27%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.76%) and Congress Asset Management Co. MA (1.67%). 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 FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Royce & Associates LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of America Corp DE and SG Americas Securities LLC. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Eaton Vance Management, First Trust Advisors LP, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio and Rhumbline Advisers. 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 $158.35.

How big of a company is Pool?

Pool has a market capitalization of $6.24 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 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  296 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  300 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  596
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 3/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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