Pool Corporation (POOL): Price and Financial Metrics

Pool Corporation (POOL): $387.31

-17.90 (-4.42%)

POWR Rating

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  • POOL scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 91.19% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for POOL is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • POOL's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 4.93% of US stocks).

POOL Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for POOL is 4.94 -- better than 91.97% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Pool Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 96.2% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 128.87%, Pool Corp's debt growth rate surpasses 91.85% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to POOL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ULTA, AAP, GME, CINF, and PFG.
  • 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/earnings ratio is 35.9; this is 85.05% higher than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, POOL's price/sales ratio has gone up 3.
  • POOL's price/sales ratio has moved up 3 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for POOL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
POOL 2021-08-27 4.0 22.0 35.9 29.2
POOL 2021-08-26 4.0 21.9 35.7 29.0
POOL 2021-08-25 4.0 22.2 36.2 29.4
POOL 2021-08-24 4.0 21.9 35.7 29.0
POOL 2021-08-23 3.9 21.8 35.5 28.8
POOL 2021-08-20 4.0 22.3 36.4 29.5

POOL Growth Metrics

    The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at 31.74%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 35.07%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 99.12%.
Over the past 49 months, POOL's revenue has gone up $2,376,047,000.

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
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
2020-12-31 3,936.623 397.581 366.738
2020-09-30 3,679.597 444.437 325.589
2020-06-30 3,438.868 422.535 286.016

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 $387.31 52-week high $582.27
Prev. close $405.21 52-week low $377.52
Day low $385.04 Volume 397,400
Day high $399.95 Avg. volume 385,559
50-day MA $427.14 Dividend yield 0.99%
200-day MA $478.58 Market Cap 15.52B

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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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.

Pool declares $0.80 dividend

Pool (NASDAQ:POOL) declares $0.80/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Forward yield 0.71% Payable March 24; for shareholders of record March 10; ex-div March 9. See POOL Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | February 25, 2022

Pool Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

COVINGTON, La., Feb. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pool Corporation (Nasdaq/GSM:POOL) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.80 per share. The dividend will be payable on March 24, 2022, to holders of record on March 10, 2022. Pool Corporation is the world’s largest wholesale distributor of swimming pool and related backyard products. POOLCORP operates approximately 410 sales centers in North America, Europe and Australia through which it distributes

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights Pool Corp, Brunswick Corp, OneWater Marine and MasterCraft Boat Holdings

Pool Corp, Brunswick Corp, OneWater Marine and MasterCraft Boat Holdings are included in this analyst blog.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

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POOL Price Returns

1-mo -9.66%
3-mo -14.48%
6-mo -32.59%
1-year -8.79%
3-year 114.69%
5-year 241.38%
YTD -31.27%
2021 52.98%
2020 76.95%
2019 44.50%
2018 15.97%
2017 25.78%

POOL Dividends

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