NASDAQ:POOL - Pool Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $167.46 -1.85 (-1.09 %) (As of 09/25/2018 01:25 AM ET)Previous Close$169.31Today's Range$166.66 - $168.6852-Week Range$107.18 - $175.87Volume231,300 shsAverage Volume209,516 shsMarket Capitalization$6.84 billionP/E Ratio42.09Dividend Yield1.06%Beta0.86 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive POOL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for POOL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Miscellaneous durable goods Sub-IndustryDistributors SectorConsumer Discretionary SymbolNASDAQ:POOL CUSIP73278L10 Webwww.poolcorp.com Phone985-892-5521 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.03 Current Ratio2.64 Quick Ratio1.15 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio42.09 Forward P/E Ratio30.23 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.79 billion Price / Sales2.43 Cash Flow$4.8176 per share Price / Cash34.76 Book Value$5.56 per share Price / Book30.12 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.99 Net Income$191.63 million Net Margins7.69% Return on Equity82.52% Return on Assets16.44% Miscellaneous Employees4,000 Outstanding Shares40,380,000Market Cap$6.84 billion 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, July 27th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.45 per share on Tuesday, August 28th. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.07%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 13th. View Pool's Dividend History. How will Pool's stock buyback program work? Pool declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan on Thursday, May 3rd 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 3.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Pool's earnings last quarter? Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 19th. The specialty retailer reported $2.80 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.88 by $0.08. The specialty retailer earned $1.06 billion during the quarter. Pool had a return on equity of 82.52% and a net margin of 7.69%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $2.21 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, October, 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Pool. What guidance has Pool issued on next quarter's earnings? Pool updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 19th. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.50-5.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $5.56. What price target have analysts set for POOL? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Pool's stock. Their predictions range from $131.00 to $160.00. On average, they expect Pool's share price to reach $149.3333 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.8%. 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 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Pool. 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 Corp/SH (EQUR) and ICPW Liquidation (ICPWQ). Who are Pool's key executives? Pool's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Manuel J. Perez de la Mesa, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)Mr. Mark W. Joslin, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 59)Mr. Peter D. Arvan, Exec. VP & COO (Age 52)Mr. A. David Cook, Group VP (Age 63)Mr. Kenneth G. St. Romain, Group VP (Age 55) Who are Pool's major shareholders? Pool's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.30%), FMR LLC (2.86%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (2.55%), Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC (1.81%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (1.75%) and OppenheimerFunds Inc. (1.61%). 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 Eagle Asset Management Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., Highland Capital Management LP, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Rice Hall James & Associates LLC and Oak Ridge Investments 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, 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 BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, OppenheimerFunds Inc., FMR LLC, Reilly Herbert Faulkner III, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Epoch Investment Partners Inc. and Janus Henderson Group PLC. 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 $167.46. How big of a company is Pool? Pool has a market capitalization of $6.84 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 257 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 266 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 523MarketBeat'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 9/25/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the reasons investors use put options?