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Pool Stock Forecast, Price & News

-10.81 (-3.00 %)
(As of 10/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $349.83
50-Day Range
MA: $332.15
52-Week Range
Now: $349.83
Volume326,466 shs
Average Volume339,510 shs
Market Capitalization$14.02 billion
P/E Ratio49.90
Dividend Yield0.64%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.55 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous durable goods
Current SymbolNASDAQ:POOL



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.20 billion
Cash Flow$6.61 per share
Book Value$10.24 per share


Net Income$261.58 million


Market Cap$14.02 billion
Next Earnings Date2/11/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 10/30/2020 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 68.7% and is now trading at $349.83.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Pool?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pool in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings, 3 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 22nd. The specialty retailer reported $2.71 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.14 by $0.57. The specialty retailer had revenue of $1.14 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $992.20 million. Pool had a net margin of 8.32% and a return on equity of 69.72%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 27.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.84 earnings per share.
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How often does Pool pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Pool?

Pool declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.58 per share on Thursday, August 27th. This represents a $2.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.66%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 12th.
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How will Pool's stock buyback program work?

Pool declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, May 2nd 2019, 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 2.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Pool updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $8.20-8.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $7.37.

What price target have analysts set for POOL?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Pool's shares. Their forecasts range from $205.00 to $400.00. On average, they anticipate Pool's share price to reach $285.43 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.4%.
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Are investors shorting Pool?

Pool saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 810,200 shares, an increase of 21.9% from the September 30th total of 664,400 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 428,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Approximately 2.1% 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), 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 54, Pay $1.2M)
  • Mr. Mark W. Joslin, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 61, Pay $760.71k)
  • Ms. Jennifer M. Neil, VP, Corp. Sec. & Chief Legal Officer (Age 46, Pay $548.74k)
  • Mr. Kenneth G. St. Romain, Group VP (Age 57, Pay $799.97k)
  • Mr. David Collier, VP of Operations & Supply Chain
  • Ms. Melanie M. Housey Hart, VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Todd Marshall, Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Curtis J. Scheel, Director of Investor Relations (Age 61)
  • 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 investors include Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.77%), Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC (0.67%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (0.54%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.36%), Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.25%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.23%). 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 major investors are selling Pool stock?

POOL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artemis Investment Management LLP, Copeland Capital Management LLC, Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning, Aubrey Capital Management Ltd, Nissay Asset Management Corp Japan ADV, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Dupont Capital Management Corp, and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. 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, Mark W Joslin, and Romain Kenneth G St.
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Which major investors are buying Pool stock?

POOL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Pacer Advisors Inc., Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Fulcrum Asset Management LLP, AMJ Financial Wealth Management, and USA Financial Portformulas Corp.
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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 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 $349.83.

How big of a company is Pool?

Pool has a market capitalization of $14.02 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 10/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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