Pool Corp. (POOL): Price and Financial Metrics

Pool Corp. (POOL): $376.48

-2.91 (-0.77%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where POOL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 86.39% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for POOL is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • POOL's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 5.36% of US stocks).

POOL Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for POOL CORP is higher than 91.5% 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; 96.37% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 202.16%, POOL CORP's debt growth rate surpasses 92.96% of about US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to POOL CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be AAP, RPM, WSO, TTC, and J.
  • POOL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit POOL CORP's official web site, go to www.poolcorp.com.

POOL Valuation Summary

  • POOL's price/sales ratio is 2.3; this is 21.05% higher than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, POOL's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for POOL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
POOL 2023-01-17 2.3 11.6 17.6 15.2
POOL 2023-01-13 2.2 11.4 17.4 15.1
POOL 2023-01-12 2.2 11.4 17.3 15.0
POOL 2023-01-11 2.2 11.2 17.1 14.8
POOL 2023-01-10 2.1 10.7 16.2 14.1
POOL 2023-01-09 2.0 10.4 15.8 13.9

POOL Growth Metrics

    Its year over year price growth rate is now at -0.9%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 72.21%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 67.79%.
Over the past 67 months, POOL's revenue has gone up $3,517,370,000.

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
2022-09-30 6,119.364 261.895 784.208
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

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 $376.48 52-week high $488.75
Prev. close $379.39 52-week low $278.10
Day low $370.73 Volume 638,200
Day high $378.79 Avg. volume 443,800
50-day MA $328.89 Dividend yield 1.06%
200-day MA $352.56 Market Cap 14.70B

Pool Corp. (POOL) Company Bio

POOLCORP is the world's leading wholesale distributor of swimming pool equipment, parts and supplies, and related outdoor living products. The company operates over 410 locations worldwide with more than 5,500 employees through three primary distribution networks: SCP Distributors LLC, Superior Pool Products LLC, and Horizon Distributors Inc. Our Sales Centers each operate with full profit and loss responsibility, giving our organization an entrepreneurial spirit. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Latest POOL News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about POOL CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate POOL as an investment opportunity.

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This little-known pool stock can rally nearly 30% even as consumer spending dwindles, Deutsche Bank says in upgrade

Shares of Pool Corp could rally nearly 30% as consumers continue to spend on costly leisure renovations, Deutsche Bank said.

CNBC | January 11, 2023

Banks - A little-known pool stock can rally nearly 30% even as consumer spending dwindles, Deutsche Bank says

Shares of Pool Corp could rally nearly 30% as consumers continue to spend on costly leisure renovations, Deutsche Bank said.

Business Mag | January 11, 2023

Pool Corporation rallies after Deutsche Bank turns bullish

Pool Corporation (POOL) jumped on Wednesday after Deutsche Bank moved its rating to Buy from Hold on the expectation the company will deliver a strong guidance update. Read more.

Seeking Alpha | January 11, 2023

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Yahoo | January 11, 2023

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POOL Price Returns

1-mo 24.53%
3-mo 27.91%
6-mo 2.16%
1-year -20.13%
3-year 76.18%
5-year 196.33%
YTD 24.53%
2022 -46.03%
2021 52.98%
2020 76.95%
2019 44.50%
2018 15.97%

POOL Dividends

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