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Pool Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:POOL)

-4.42 (-2.08 %)
(As of 10/23/2019 01:38 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $208.48
50-Day Range
MA: $199.94
52-Week Range
Now: $208.48
Volume7,169 shs
Average Volume238,356 shs
Market Capitalization$8.32 billion
P/E Ratio37.10
Dividend Yield1.05%
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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous durable goods
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:POOL



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.00 billion
Cash Flow$6.45 per share
Book Value$10.17 per share


Net Income$234.46 million


Market Cap$8.32 billion
Next Earnings Date2/13/2020 (Estimated)

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share on Thursday, August 29th. This represents a $2.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.06%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 14th. View Pool's Dividend History.

How will Pool's stock buyback program work?

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

How were Pool's earnings last quarter?

Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 17th. The specialty retailer reported $1.95 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.78 by $0.17. The specialty retailer had revenue of $898.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $883.54 million. Pool had a net margin of 8.24% and a return on equity of 82.52%. Pool's quarterly revenue was up 10.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.66 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, February 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Pool.

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

Pool updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 17th. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.20-6.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.17.

What price target have analysts set for POOL?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Pool's stock. Their predictions range from $196.00 to $230.00. On average, they expect Pool's stock price to reach $213.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.5% 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?

Headlines about POOL stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Pool earned a news sentiment score of 0.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Pool.

Are investors shorting Pool?

Pool saw a decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,240,000 shares, a decrease of 6.1% from the August 30th total of 1,320,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 220,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.6 days. Currently, 3.2% of the company's stock 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), Stag Industrial (STAG), Adobe (ADBE), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), salesforce.com (CRM), Walt Disney (DIS), Constellation Brands (STZ) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

Who are Pool's key executives?

Pool's management team includes the folowing 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

Who are Pool's major shareholders?

Pool's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC (1.17%), Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.81%), Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning (0.25%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.19%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%) and Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.04%). 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 Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC, Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Pacer Advisors Inc., Diligent Investors LLC, NEXT Financial Group Inc and State of Michigan Retirement System. 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 major investors are buying Pool stock?

POOL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artemis Investment Management LLP, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Strs Ohio, Brinker Capital Inc., Oakbrook Investments LLC, Schwab Charitable Fund and Hexavest Inc.. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Pool's stock price today?

One share of POOL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $208.48.

How big of a company is Pool?

Pool has a market capitalization of $8.32 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.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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Pool (NASDAQ POOL)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  325 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  333 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  658
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 10/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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