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NASDAQ:POOLPool Stock Price, Forecast & News

$269.02
+9.89 (+3.82 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$255.94
Now: $269.02
$270.57
50-Day Range
$184.76
MA: $216.37
$259.13
52-Week Range
$160.35
Now: $269.02
$270.57
Volume601,570 shs
Average Volume320,432 shs
Market Capitalization$10.74 billion
P/E Ratio42.30
Dividend Yield0.90%
Beta0.74
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: 2.4Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.13 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$6.93 per share
Book Value$8.72 per share

Profitability

Net Income$261.58 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,500
Market Cap$10.74 billion
Next Earnings Date7/16/2020 (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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, POOL shares have increased by 29.7% and is now trading at $269.02. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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." View analyst ratings for Pool.

When is Pool's next earnings date?

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

How were Pool's earnings last quarter?

Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) released its earnings results on Thursday, April, 23rd. The specialty retailer reported $0.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.06. The specialty retailer had revenue of $677.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $629.97 million. Pool had a return on equity of 69.42% and a net margin of 7.92%. The company's revenue was up 13.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.80 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 Thursday, April 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.58 per share on Friday, May 29th. This represents a $2.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 14th. This is a boost from Pool's previous quarterly dividend of $0.55. View Pool's dividend history.

How will Pool's stock buyback program work?

Pool declared that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, May 2nd 2019, which allows the company to buyback $200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy up to 2.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Pool updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.45-$6.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.52.

What price target have analysts set for POOL?

7 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Pool's stock. Their forecasts range from $205.00 to $275.00. On average, they anticipate Pool's stock price to reach $240.14 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.7%. View analysts' price targets for Pool.

Has Pool been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about POOL stock has trended somewhat negative on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Pool earned a news sentiment score of -1.6 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 news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutPool.

Are investors shorting Pool?

Pool saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,090,000 shares, an increase of 25.5% from the April 30th total of 868,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 333,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.3 days. Approximately 2.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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 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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.39%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.09%), Invesco Ltd. (3.05%), State Street Corp (2.37%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (2.15%) and Wasatch Advisors Inc. (1.62%). 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 selling Pool stock?

POOL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Janus Henderson Group PLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Capital World Investors, Invesco Ltd., Eagle Asset Management Inc., Capital International Investors, and Waddell & Reed Financial 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, Mark W Joslin, Robert C Sledd, and Romain Kenneth G St. View insider buying and selling activity for Pool.

Which major investors are buying Pool stock?

POOL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Artemis Investment Management LLP, Artemis Investment Management LLP, and Fenimore Asset Management Inc.. 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 $269.02.

How big of a company is Pool?

Pool has a market capitalization of $10.74 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 5/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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