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NASDAQ:POOLPool Stock Price, Forecast & News

$195.98
+17.71 (+9.93 %)
(As of 04/7/2020 06:18 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$181.25
Now: $195.98
$197.85
50-Day Range
$167.78
MA: $204.03
$236.00
52-Week Range
$159.71
Now: $195.98
$238.23
Volume346,334 shs
Average Volume413,754 shs
Market Capitalization$7.89 billion
P/E Ratio30.57
Dividend Yield1.23%
Beta0.78
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: 2.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.11 out of 5 stars


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$3.20 billion
Cash Flow$7.34 per share
Book Value$10.24 per share

Profitability

Net Income$261.58 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,500
Market Cap$7.89 billion
Next Earnings Date4/16/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, POOL stock has decreased by 5.5% and is now trading at $195.98. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Pool?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pool in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Pool.

When is Pool's next earnings date?

Pool is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 16th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Pool.

How were Pool's earnings last quarter?

Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 13th. The specialty retailer reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.08. The specialty retailer earned $582.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $581.90 million. Pool had a return on equity of 71.75% and a net margin of 8.18%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 7.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.37 EPS. View Pool's earnings history.

How often does Pool pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Pool?

Pool declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 12th will be given a dividend of $0.55 per share on Thursday, March 26th. This represents a $2.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 11th. View Pool's dividend history.

How will Pool's stock buyback program work?

Pool announced that its board has approved a share repurchase plan on Thursday, May 2nd 2019, which permits the company to buyback $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 2.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Pool issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 13th. The company provided EPS guidance of 6.41-6.71 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.71.

What price target have analysts set for POOL?

4 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Pool's stock. Their forecasts range from $202.00 to $230.00. On average, they expect Pool's share price to reach $218.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Pool.

Has Pool been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about POOL stock has trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. 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 news impact score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutPool.

Are investors shorting Pool?

Pool saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 978,200 shares, an increase of 22.3% from the February 27th total of 799,700 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 297,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.3 days. Currently, 2.5% of the company's shares are short sold. View Pool's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Pool's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Pool include Genuine Parts (GPC), LKQ (LKQ), Core-Mark (CORE), Weyco Group (WEYS) and VOXX International (VOXX).

What other stocks do shareholders of Pool own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Pool investors own include InterDigital Wireless (IDCC), Bank of Hawaii (BOH), NVIDIA (NVDA), Adobe (ADBE), Home Depot (HD), Walt Disney (DIS), PepsiCo (PEP), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). 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 buying Pool stock?

POOL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Pool's stock price today?

One share of POOL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $195.98.

How big of a company is Pool?

Pool has a market capitalization of $7.89 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. View additional information about Pool.

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]

This page was last updated on 4/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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