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

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$157.06 -1.29 (-0.81 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 02:07 PM ET)
Previous Close$158.35
Today's Range$156.76 - $159.61
52-Week Range$135.76 - $175.87
Volume87,578 shs
Average Volume230,062 shs
Market Capitalization$6.19 billion
P/E Ratio27.95
Dividend Yield1.15%
Beta0.92
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.00 billion
Cash Flow$6.5523 per share
Book Value$5.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income$234.46 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,000
Market Cap$6.19 billion
Next Earnings Date4/18/2019 (Estimated)
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, March 14th will be given a dividend of $0.45 per share on Thursday, March 28th. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.15%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 13th. View Pool's Dividend History.

How will Pool's stock buyback program work?

Pool declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Thursday, May 3rd 2018, which allows the company to buyback $200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 3.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually 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, February, 14th. The specialty retailer reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.44 by $0.03. The specialty retailer earned $543 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $551.58 million. Pool had a net margin of 7.82% and a return on equity of 80.86%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 6.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.50 EPS. View Pool's Earnings History.

When is Pool's next earnings date?

Pool is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Pool.

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

Pool updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 14th. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.05-6.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.21.

What price target have analysts set for POOL?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Pool's stock. Their forecasts range from $145.00 to $177.00. On average, they expect Pool's stock price to reach $159.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.9% from the stock's current price. 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 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Pool.

Has Pool been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about POOL stock has been trending somewhat negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Pool?

Pool saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 1,762,439 shares, an increase of 27.8% from the February 15th total of 1,379,443 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 258,713 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.8 days. Approximately 4.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Pool's Current Options Chain.

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 Micron Technology (MU), Constellation Brands (STZ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Adobe (ADBE), salesforce.com (CRM), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Alibaba Group (BABA), New Age Beverages (NBEV), Lam Research (LRCX) and Yirendai (YRD).

Who are Pool's key executives?

Pool's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Peter D. Arvan, Pres & CEO (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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.78%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (3.91%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (2.53%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (2.27%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.76%) and Congress Asset Management Co. MA (1.67%). 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 major investors are selling Pool stock?

POOL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Royce & Associates LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of America Corp DE and SG Americas Securities LLC. 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 major investors are buying Pool stock?

POOL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Eaton Vance Management, First Trust Advisors LP, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio and Rhumbline Advisers. 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 $156.76.

How big of a company is Pool?

Pool has a market capitalization of $6.17 billion and generates $3.00 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $234.46 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.62 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 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  296 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  300 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  596
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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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