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Pool Stock Forecast, Price & News

-7.30 (-1.99 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $359.40
50-Day Range
MA: $357.98
52-Week Range
Now: $359.40
Volume298,008 shs
Average Volume314,021 shs
Market Capitalization$14.43 billion
P/E Ratio51.27
Dividend Yield0.63%
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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Overall MarketRank

1.85 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

47th out of 463 stocks

Miscellaneous Durable Goods Industry

2nd out of 5 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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:POOL



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.20 billion
Cash Flow$6.79 per share
Book Value$10.24 per share


Net Income$261.58 million


Market Cap$14.43 billion
Next Earnings Date2/11/2021 (Estimated)
-7.30 (-1.99 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Pool (NASDAQ:POOL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Pool's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Pool's stock was trading at $207.35 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, POOL shares have increased by 73.3% and is now trading at $359.40.
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Is Pool a buy right now?

8 Wall Street 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 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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When is Pool's next earnings date?

Pool is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 11th 2021.
View our earnings forecast for Pool

How were Pool's earnings last quarter?

Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 22nd. The specialty retailer reported $2.71 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates 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%. Pool's quarterly revenue was up 27.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.84 EPS.
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How often does Pool pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Pool?

Pool announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.58 per share on Wednesday, November 25th. This represents a $2.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.65%. 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 28.50% 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 announced that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Thursday, May 2nd 2019, which authorizes the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in 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 generally 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 (EPS) guidance of $8.20-8.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $7.37.

What price target have analysts set for POOL?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Pool's shares. Their forecasts range from $205.00 to $400.00. On average, they expect Pool's share price to reach $299.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.6%.
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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 volume of 548,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.7 days. Currently, 2.5% of the company's shares 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 investors include Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), IFM Investors Pty Ltd (0.01%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.01%), First Hawaiian Bank (0.01%) and OneAscent Financial Services 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.
View institutional ownership trends for Pool

Which major 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, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Sowell Financial Services LLC, and Raymond James Trust N.A.. 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
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Which major investors are buying Pool stock?

POOL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, OneAscent Financial Services LLC, Diversified Trust Co, Fulton Bank N.A., and First Hawaiian Bank.
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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 $359.40.

How big of a company is Pool?

Pool has a market capitalization of $14.43 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 1/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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