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NASDAQ:POOLPool Stock Price, Forecast & News

+2.59 (+0.80 %)
(As of 08/4/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $324.81
50-Day Range
MA: $281.74
52-Week Range
Now: $324.81
Volume230,762 shs
Average Volume298,753 shs
Market Capitalization$12.97 billion
P/E Ratio46.34
Dividend Yield0.72%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.72 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous durable goods
Current SymbolNASDAQ:POOL



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.20 billion
Cash Flow$6.85 per share
Book Value$10.24 per share


Net Income$261.58 million


Market Cap$12.97 billion
Next Earnings Date10/15/2020 (Estimated)
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Pool (NASDAQ:POOL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Pool's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Pool's stock was trading at $207.35 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, POOL stock has increased by 56.6% and is now trading at $324.81.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Pool?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pool in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings, 3 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Pool's next earnings date?

Pool is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 15th 2020.
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How were Pool's earnings last quarter?

Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 23rd. The specialty retailer reported $3.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $3.09 by $0.78. The specialty retailer earned $1.28 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.17 billion. Pool had a return on equity of 69.72% and a net margin of 8.32%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 14.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $3.22 EPS.
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How often does Pool pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Pool?

Pool announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 4th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 13th will be given a dividend of $0.58 per share on Thursday, August 27th. This represents a $2.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.71%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 12th.
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How will Pool's stock buyback program work?

Pool declared that its board has authorized a stock repurchase program on Thursday, May 2nd 2019, which permits the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 2.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has Pool issued on next quarter's earnings?

Pool updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $7.05-$7.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $6.27.

What price target have analysts set for POOL?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Pool's stock. Their forecasts range from $205.00 to $300.00. On average, they anticipate Pool's stock price to reach $253.14 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 22.1%.
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Has Pool been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about POOL stock has trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. 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 media sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting Pool?

Pool saw a drop in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 722,400 shares, a drop of 11.1% from the June 30th total of 812,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 325,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.2 days. Approximately 1.9% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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 Adobe (ADBE), InterDigital Wireless (IDCC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Bank of Hawaii (BOH), Home Depot (HD), Walt Disney (DIS), AbbVie (ABBV), Copart (CPRT), PepsiCo (PEP) and UnitedHealth Group (UNH).

Who are Pool's key executives?

Pool's management team includes the following people:
  • Peter D. Arvan, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Mark W. Joslin, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Timothy M. Babco, Chief Information Officer & GM-Operations
  • Donna K. Williams, Chief Marketing Officer, Vice President & GM
  • Kenneth G. St. Romain, Group Vice President

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Congress Asset Management Co. MA (1.18%), Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC (0.68%), Raymond James & Associates (0.41%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.38%), Copeland Capital Management LLC (0.29%) and Hancock Whitney Corp (0.26%). 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.
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Which institutional investors are selling Pool stock?

POOL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC, Congress Asset Management Co. MA, Copeland Capital Management LLC, Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning, UBS Group AG, Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC, Dupont Capital Management Corp, and First Quadrant L P CA. 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, Mark W Joslin, Robert C Sledd, and Romain Kenneth G St.
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Which institutional investors are buying Pool stock?

POOL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Raymond James & Associates, First Trust Advisors LP, Strs Ohio, Fenimore Asset Management Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Vident Investment Advisory LLC, and SG Americas Securities LLC.
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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 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 $324.81.

How big of a company is Pool?

Pool has a market capitalization of $12.97 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 8/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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