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

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$150.79 +2.49 (+1.68 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$148.30
Today's Range$147.61 - $152.66
52-Week Range$123.88 - $175.87
Volume250,765 shs
Average Volume186,705 shs
Market Capitalization$6.02 billion
P/E Ratio37.79
Dividend Yield1.18%
Beta1.05
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$2.79 billion
Cash Flow$4.9101 per share
Book Value$5.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$191.63 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,000
Market Cap$6.02 billion
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, November 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.45 per share on Thursday, November 29th. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.19%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 14th. View Pool's Dividend History.

How will Pool's stock buyback program work?

Pool announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Thursday, May 3rd 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 3.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Pool's earnings last quarter?

Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 18th. The specialty retailer reported $1.66 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.58 by $0.08. The specialty retailer earned $811.31 million during the quarter. Pool had a return on equity of 78.04% and a net margin of 8.21%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.16 earnings per share. View Pool's Earnings History.

When is Pool's next earnings date?

Pool is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Pool.

What price target have analysts set for POOL?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Pool's stock. Their predictions range from $145.00 to $160.00. On average, they anticipate Pool's share price to reach $154.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Pool.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pool?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pool in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Pool.

Has Pool been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about POOL stock have trended negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Pool earned a news impact score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Pool's key competitors?

Who are Pool's key executives?

Pool's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Peter D. Arvan, Chief Exec. Officer (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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.44%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%), Advisors Capital Management LLC (0.01%), Oakbrook Investments LLC (0.01%), Visionary Asset Management Inc. (0.00%) and First Hawaiian Bank (0.00%). 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 Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, First Hawaiian Bank and Visionary 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, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Personal Capital Advisors Corp, Advisors Capital Management LLC and Oakbrook Investments 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 $150.79.

How big of a company is Pool?

Pool has a market capitalization of $6.02 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.

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:  284 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  289 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  573
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 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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