NASDAQ:POOL - Pool Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $151.74 +0.95 (+0.63 %) (As of 01/18/2019 10:28 AM ET)Previous Close$150.79Today's Range$150.27 - $152.295052-Week Range$123.88 - $175.87Volume25,302 shsAverage Volume196,932 shsMarket Capitalization$5.97 billionP/E Ratio38.03Dividend Yield1.21%Beta1.05 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions 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 Current SymbolNASDAQ:POOL Previous Symbol CUSIP73278L10 Webwww.poolcorp.com Phone985-892-5521Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.53 Current Ratio3.29 Quick Ratio1.18Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio38.03 Forward P/E Ratio26.81 P/E Growth1.03 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.79 billion Price / Sales2.19 Cash Flow$4.9849 per share Price / Cash Flow30.44 Book Value$5.56 per share Price / Book27.29Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.99 Net Income$191.63 million Net Margins8.21% Return on Equity78.04% Return on Assets17.51%Miscellaneous Employees4,000 Outstanding Shares40,260,000Market Cap$5.97 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. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 14th. View Pool's Dividend History. How will Pool's stock buyback program work? Pool declared that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Thursday, May 3rd 2018, which allows the company to buyback $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 3.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback 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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 18th. The specialty retailer reported $1.66 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.58 by $0.08. The specialty retailer had revenue of $811.31 million for the quarter. Pool had a net margin of 8.21% and a return on equity of 78.04%. The company's revenue was up 9.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $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 target prices for Pool's stock. Their forecasts range from $145.00 to $160.00. On average, they expect Pool's share price to reach $154.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.7% 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 coverage about POOL stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Pool earned a coverage optimism score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. 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. 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.44%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%), Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc. (0.02%), Advisors Capital Management LLC (0.01%), Oakbrook Investments LLC (0.01%) and Visionary Asset Management Inc. (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 Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc., 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 bought 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 $151.74. How big of a company is Pool? Pool has a market capitalization of $5.97 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: 284 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 289 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 573MarketBeat'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 1/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How does a reverse stock split work?