Pool Corporation (POOL): Price and Financial Metrics

Pool Corporation (POOL): $328.87

-1.99 (-0.60%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where POOL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 82.29% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for POOL is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • POOL ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 5th percentile.

POOL Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for POOL CORP is higher than 95.56% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Of note is the ratio of POOL CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 96.24% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 187.35%, POOL CORP's debt growth rate surpasses 92.75% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to POOL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are VFC, AAP, WSO, CINF, and BLDR.
  • Visit POOL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.poolcorp.com.

POOL Valuation Summary

  • POOL's price/sales ratio is 2.1; this is 200% higher than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, POOL's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 4.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for POOL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
POOL 2022-09-30 2.1 10.3 16.2 14.3
POOL 2022-09-29 2.1 10.2 16.1 14.2
POOL 2022-09-28 2.2 10.6 16.7 14.8
POOL 2022-09-27 2.1 10.2 16.1 14.3
POOL 2022-09-26 2.1 10.0 15.9 14.1
POOL 2022-09-23 2.1 10.1 15.9 14.1

POOL Growth Metrics

    The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 181.4%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 29.08%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 68.3%.
Over the past 52 months, POOL's revenue has gone up $3,087,826,000.

The table below shows POOL's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 5,915.473 154.993 778.818
2022-03-31 5,647.488 28.268 731.23
2021-12-31 5,295.584 313.49 650.624
2021-09-30 5,099.287 367.732 602.188
2021-06-30 4,827.068 363.609 536.621
2021-03-31 4,320.081 454.966 434.481

POOL's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • POOL has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 90.56% of graded US stocks.
  • POOL's asset turnover comes in at 2.435 -- ranking 24th of 105 Wholesale stocks.
  • WLFC, FSTR, and AE are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with POOL.

The table below shows POOL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 2.435 0.301 0.454
2021-06-30 2.513 0.294 0.429
2021-03-31 2.426 0.288 0.364
2020-12-31 2.340 0.287 0.300
2020-09-30 2.274 0.286 0.267
2020-06-30 2.160 0.286 0.226

POOL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of POOL, see our POOL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $511.38 Average Broker Recommendation 1.65 (Moderate Buy)

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POOL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $328.87 52-week high $582.27
Prev. close $330.86 52-week low $308.74
Day low $327.20 Volume 209,500
Day high $334.08 Avg. volume 413,453
50-day MA $350.30 Dividend yield 1.21%
200-day MA $410.73 Market Cap 13.02B

Pool Corporation (POOL) Company Bio

Pool Corporation offers swimming pool supplies, equipment, and related leisure products in North America, Europe, South America, and Australia. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Covington, Louisiana.

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Here’s Why Wedgewood Partners Increased its Stake in Pool Corporation (POOL)

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Yahoo | September 30, 2022

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Yahoo | September 30, 2022

Is it Worthy to Invest in Pool Corp. (POOL)?

RiverPark Funds, an investment management firm, published its “RiverPark Wedgewood Fund” second quarter 2022 investor letter – a copy of which can be downloaded here. For the second quarter of 2022, the Fund declined by -17.4%. The S&P 500 Index declined by -16.1%. The Russell 1000 Growth Index declined by -20.9% while the Russell 1000 Value […]

Yahoo | September 29, 2022

Is Pool Corporation's (NASDAQ:POOL) 63% ROE Better Than Average?

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Yahoo | September 21, 2022

Pool Corporation CEO to Present at the William Blair “What’s Next For Industrials?” Virtual Conference

COVINGTON, La., Sept. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pool Corporation (Nasdaq:POOL) announced today that Peter D. Arvan, President and Chief Executive Officer, will be participating in the William Blair “What’s Next for Industrials?” Virtual Conference. Mr. Arvan will be giving a virtual presentation on Friday, September 23, 2022, at 8:00 AM Eastern Time. Informational materials used during the conference will be posted on POOLCORP’s website on the morning of the conference. Pool Corporation is th

Yahoo | September 16, 2022

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POOL Price Returns

1-mo -4.82%
3-mo -12.81%
6-mo -21.68%
1-year -26.70%
3-year 68.06%
5-year 209.63%
YTD -41.49%
2021 52.98%
2020 76.95%
2019 44.50%
2018 15.97%
2017 25.78%

POOL Dividends

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