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NASDAQ:POOL

Pool Stock Forecast, Price & News

$369.31
+2.60 (+0.71 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$361.47
Now: $369.31
$371.35
50-Day Range
$324.27
MA: $360.64
$390.99
52-Week Range
$160.35
Now: $369.31
$401.29
Volume232,919 shs
Average Volume305,888 shs
Market Capitalization$14.83 billion
P/E Ratio46.28
Dividend Yield0.63%
Beta0.72
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 spas 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 use in pool installations and remodeling; and commercial products, such as 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; golf courses; and commercial customers that serve hotels, universities, and community recreational facilities. As of December 31, 2019, the company operated 373 sales centers. Pool Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Covington, Louisiana.
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.85 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

49th out of 570 stocks

Miscellaneous Durable Goods Industry

1st out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous durable goods
Sub-IndustryDistributors
Current SymbolNASDAQ:POOL
CUSIP73278L10
Phone985-892-5521
Employees4,500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.20 billion
Cash Flow$6.60 per share
Book Value$10.24 per share

Profitability

Net Income$261.58 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$14.83 billion
Next Earnings Date2/11/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$369.31
+2.60 (+0.71 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Pool (NASDAQ:POOL) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Pool's stock was trading at $207.35 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, POOL stock has increased by 78.1% and is now trading at $369.31.
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Is Pool a buy right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pool in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings, 3 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Pool stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Pool?

Wall Street analysts have given Pool a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Pool wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Peter Arvan's approval rating as Pool's CEO?

7 employees have rated Pool CEO Peter Arvan on Glassdoor.com. Peter Arvan has an approval rating of 70% among Pool's employees.

When is Pool's next earnings date?

Pool is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 11th 2021.
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How were Pool's earnings last quarter?

Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 22nd. The specialty retailer reported $2.71 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.14 by $0.57. The specialty retailer had revenue of $1.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $992.20 million. Pool had a net margin of 8.85% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 70.48%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 27.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.84 EPS.
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How often does Pool pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Pool?

Pool declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 12th will be given a dividend of $0.58 per share on Wednesday, November 25th. This represents a $2.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 10th.
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Is Pool a good dividend stock?

Pool pays an annual dividend of $2.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.63%. Pool has been increasing its dividend for 9 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Pool is 39.79%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Pool will have a dividend payout ratio of 25.72% next year. This indicates that Pool will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Pool's stock buyback program work?

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

What price target have analysts set for POOL?

8 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Pool's stock. Their forecasts range from $205.00 to $400.00. On average, they anticipate Pool's share price to reach $299.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.8%.
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Are investors shorting Pool?

Pool saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 958,600 shares, a drop of 18.8% from the December 15th total of 1,180,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 548,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 days. Approximately 2.5% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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 NVIDIA (NVDA), The Home Depot (HD), The Walt Disney (DIS), Square (SQ), Visa (V), AbbVie (ABBV), salesforce.com (CRM), Micron Technology (MU), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

Who are Pool's key executives?

Pool's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Peter D. Arvan, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 55, Pay $1.2M)
  • Mr. Mark W. Joslin, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 62, Pay $760.71k)
  • Ms. Jennifer M. Neil, VP, Corp. Sec. & Chief Legal Officer (Age 47, Pay $548.74k)
  • Mr. Kenneth G. St. Romain, Group VP (Age 58, Pay $799.97k)
  • Mr. David Collier, VP of Operations & Supply Chain
  • Ms. Melanie M. Housey Hart, VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Todd Marshall, Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Curtis J. Scheel, Director of Investor Relations (Age 62)
  • Ms. Donna K. Williams, VP & Chief Marketing Officer
  • Mr. Jeffrey B. Clay CPA, Pres of Horizon Distributors Inc

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), HWG Holdings LP (0.01%), IFM Investors Pty Ltd (0.01%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.01%) and Taylor Frigon Capital Management LLC (0.01%). 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.
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Which institutional investors are selling Pool stock?

POOL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Pacer Advisors Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, OLD National Bancorp IN, Park Avenue Securities LLC, Sowell Financial Services LLC, We Are One Seven LLC, and Denali Advisors 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, Mark W Joslin, and Romain Kenneth G St.
View insider buying and selling activity for Pool
or view top insider-selling stocks.

Which institutional investors are buying Pool stock?

POOL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., IFM Investors Pty Ltd, HWG Holdings LP, Miracle Mile Advisors LLC, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC, International Assets Investment Management LLC, and OneAscent Financial Services LLC.
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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 WeBull, 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 $369.31.

How big of a company is Pool?

Pool has a market capitalization of $14.83 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.

What is Pool's official website?

The official website for Pool is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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