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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
Tesla cuts US prices for 3 of its electric vehicle models after a difficult week
A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
Tesla cuts US prices for 3 of its electric vehicle models after a difficult week
A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
Tesla cuts US prices for 3 of its electric vehicle models after a difficult week
A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis

Pool (POOL) Competitors

$361.13
-1.78 (-0.49%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

POOL vs. NWS, FWONA, FOXA, EDU, NWSA, SNA, PARAA, MGM, H, and FOX

Should you be buying Pool stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Pool include News (NWS), Formula One Group (FWONA), FOX (FOXA), New Oriental Education & Technology Group (EDU), News (NWSA), Snap-on (SNA), Paramount Global (PARAA), MGM Resorts International (MGM), Hyatt Hotels (H), and FOX (FOX). These companies are all part of the "consumer discretionary" sector.

Pool vs.

News (NASDAQ:NWS) and Pool (NASDAQ:POOL) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, community ranking, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, media sentiment, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.

News pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Pool pays an annual dividend of $4.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. News pays out 50.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Pool pays out 33.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Pool has increased its dividend for 13 consecutive years. Pool is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

In the previous week, Pool had 76 more articles in the media than News. MarketBeat recorded 76 mentions for Pool and 0 mentions for News. News' average media sentiment score of 0.12 beat Pool's score of 0.00 indicating that Pool is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
News Neutral
Pool Neutral

Pool received 118 more outperform votes than News when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 62.99% of users gave Pool an outperform vote while only 60.68% of users gave News an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
NewsOutperform Votes
304
60.68%
Underperform Votes
197
39.32%
PoolOutperform Votes
422
62.99%
Underperform Votes
248
37.01%

Pool has a consensus target price of $397.80, indicating a potential upside of 10.15%. Given News' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Pool is more favorable than News.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
News
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Pool
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.20

14.6% of News shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 99.0% of Pool shares are owned by institutional investors. 13.7% of News shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of Pool shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

News has a beta of 1.35, meaning that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pool has a beta of 1, meaning that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Pool has a net margin of 9.44% compared to Pool's net margin of 2.29%. News' return on equity of 37.94% beat Pool's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
News2.29% 4.14% 2.21%
Pool 9.44%37.94%14.35%

Pool has lower revenue, but higher earnings than News. Pool is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than News, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
News$9.88B1.43$149M$0.4061.95
Pool$5.54B2.51$523.23M$13.3227.11

Summary

Pool beats News on 16 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding POOL and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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POOL vs. The Competition

MetricPooldurable goods IndustryDiscretionary SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$13.90B$5.30B$6.77B$7.32B
Dividend Yield1.22%2.77%2.82%3.97%
P/E Ratio27.116.7814.2515.36
Price / Sales2.510.995.5881.71
Price / Cash25.0911.8126.8834.38
Price / Book10.644.035.074.15
Net Income$523.23M$206.45M$196.91M$214.00M
7 Day Performance-5.02%0.59%-2.56%-3.51%
1 Month Performance-13.81%-6.03%-5.79%-6.05%
1 Year Performance5.21%-21.76%-1.94%3.98%

Pool Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NWS
News
0 of 5 stars
$24.82
-0.7%
N/A+42.0%$14.18B$9.88B62.0525,000
FWONA
Formula One Group
3.0717 of 5 stars
$60.04
-0.1%
$77.00
+28.2%
-8.3%$14.09B$3.22B0.007,047Positive News
FOXA
FOX
3.3399 of 5 stars
$30.40
+0.2%
$33.40
+9.9%
-6.9%$14.44B$14.91B17.9910,400
EDU
New Oriental Education & Technology Group
2.0671 of 5 stars
$85.50
0.0%
$77.33
-9.6%
+90.3%$14.51B$3.00B46.9855,506Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
NWSA
News
3.1825 of 5 stars
$24.10
-0.7%
$29.50
+22.4%
+39.1%$13.76B$9.88B60.2525,000
SNA
Snap-on
4.1353 of 5 stars
$282.29
-1.2%
$306.00
+8.4%
+3.8%$14.92B$4.73B15.062,700Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
PARAA
Paramount Global
1.4018 of 5 stars
20.78
-1.7%
N/A-10.0%$13.56B$29.65B-20.3721,900News Coverage
Gap Up
MGM
MGM Resorts International
4.6467 of 5 stars
$42.69
-0.4%
$55.34
+29.6%
-4.9%$13.53B$16.16B13.4763,000
H
Hyatt Hotels
4.448 of 5 stars
$149.71
-1.5%
$140.53
-6.1%
+25.7%$15.15B$6.67B73.39206,000Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
FOX
FOX
2.0301 of 5 stars
$27.95
+0.1%
N/A-6.5%$13.27B$14.91B16.5410,400Short Interest ↓

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This page (NASDAQ:POOL) was last updated on 4/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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