NASDAQ:POOL - Pool Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$159.58 +0.61 (+0.38 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 01:09 AM ET)
Previous Close$159.58
Today's Range$158.12 - $160.35
52-Week Range$97.25 - $163.36
Volume117,709 shs
Average Volume216,172 shs
Market Capitalization$6.51 billion
P/E Ratio39.99
Dividend Yield1.14%
Beta0.84
Pool logoPool 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Miscellaneous durable goods
Sub-IndustryDistributors
SectorConsumer Discretionary
SymbolNASDAQ:POOL
CUSIP73278L10
Phone985-892-5521

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.03
Current Ratio2.64
Quick Ratio1.15

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio39.99
Forward P/E Ratio28.81
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.79 billion
Price / Sales2.31
Cash Flow$4.8226 per share
Price / Cash33.09
Book Value$5.56 per share
Price / Book28.70

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 Shares40,380,000
Market Cap$6.51 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. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.45 per share on Tuesday, August 28th. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 13th. View Pool's Dividend History.

How will Pool's stock buyback program work?

Pool announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Thursday, May 3rd 2018, 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 3.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Pool's earnings last quarter?

Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 19th. The specialty retailer reported $2.80 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.88 by $0.08. The specialty retailer had revenue of $1.06 billion for the quarter. Pool had a net margin of 7.69% and a return on equity of 82.52%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 7.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $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 issued an update on 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?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Pool's shares. Their predictions range from $131.00 to $160.00. On average, they anticipate Pool's share price to reach $144.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.3%. 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.

Who are some of Pool's key competitors?

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)

Has Pool been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about POOL stock has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Pool earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the specialty retailer an impact score of 46.94 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Pool.

Who are Pool's major shareholders?

Pool's stock is owned by many different 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, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, Oak Ridge Investments LLC and Congress Asset Management Co. MA. 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 acquired 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 $159.58.

How big of a company is Pool?

Pool has a market capitalization of $6.51 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.

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 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  245 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  254 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  499
MarketBeat'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 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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