NASDAQ:POOL - Pool Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $184.65 +0.77 (+0.42 %) (As of 05/22/2019 10:54 AM ET)Previous Close$183.88Today's Range$183.14 - $185.485052-Week Range$136.83 - $186.50Volume41,928 shsAverage Volume225,879 shsMarket Capitalization$7.34 billionP/E Ratio32.86Dividend Yield1.19%Beta0.95 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Pool Corp. engages in the wholesale distribution of swimming pool supplies, equipment and related leisure products. It also provides irrigation and landscape products. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Covington, LA. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Miscellaneous durable goods Sub-IndustryDistributors SectorConsumer Discretionary Current SymbolNASDAQ:POOL Previous Symbol CUSIP73278L10 CIK945841 Webhttp://www.poolcorp.com/ Phone(985) 892-5521Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.01 Current Ratio1.96 Quick Ratio0.60Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio32.86 Forward P/E Ratio30.42 P/E Growth1.29 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.00 billion Price / Sales2.45 Cash Flow$6.5293 per share Price / Cash Flow28.28 Book Value$5.66 per share Price / Book32.62Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.62 Net Income$234.46 million Net Margins7.83% Return on Equity79.99% Return on Assets16.19%Miscellaneous Employees4,000 Outstanding Shares39,749,000Market Cap$7.34 billion Next Earnings Date7/18/2019 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 17th will be given a dividend of $0.55 per share on Friday, May 31st. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 16th. This is a positive change from Pool's previous quarterly dividend of $0.45. View Pool's Dividend History. How will Pool's stock buyback program work? Pool declared that its board has approved a share buyback program on Thursday, May 2nd 2019, which authorizes the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 2.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Pool's earnings last quarter? Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) announced its earnings results on Thursday, April, 18th. The specialty retailer reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.05. The specialty retailer earned $597.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $608.36 million. Pool had a net margin of 7.83% and a return on equity of 79.99%. Pool's revenue was up 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.75 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 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Pool. What guidance has Pool issued on next quarter's earnings? Pool issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 18th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $6.09-6.39 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.21. What price target have analysts set for POOL? 4 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Pool's stock. Their forecasts range from $145.00 to $186.00. On average, they expect Pool's stock price to reach $166.25 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.1%. 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 3 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? Media stories about POOL stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Pool earned a daily sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Pool's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Pool include Sims Metal Management (SMSMY), Schnitzer Steel Industries (SCHN), Industrial Services of America (IDSA), E-QURE (EQUR) and ICPW Liquidation (ICPWQ). What other stocks do shareholders of Pool own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Pool investors own include Adobe (ADBE), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), salesforce.com (CRM), Walt Disney (DIS), Constellation Brands (STZ), Yirendai (YRD), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC) and Lam Research (LRCX). Who are Pool's key executives? Pool's management team includes the folowing people: Peter D. Arvan, President & Chief Executive OfficerMark W. Joslin, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice PresidentTimothy M. Babco, Chief Information Officer & GM-OperationsDonna K. Williams, Chief Marketing Officer, Vice President & GMKenneth G. St. Romain, Group Vice President Who are Pool's major shareholders? Pool's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.42%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (5.37%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (5.03%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (3.24%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (2.84%) and Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. (1.87%). 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 and Romain Kenneth G St. 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 Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Oak Ridge Investments LLC, Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., First Trust Advisors LP and Neuberger Berman Group LLC. 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, Jennifer M Neil, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Ellis Investment Partners LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Wasatch Advisors Inc. and Chilton Investment Co. 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 $185.00. How big of a company is Pool? Pool has a market capitalization of $7.35 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 302 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 305 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 607MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Pool and other stocks. 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