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Pool Corporation is a leisure business based in the US. Pool Corporation shares (POOL) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Pool Corporation employs 4,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$3.7 billion.
|Latest market close||USD$364.37|
|52-week range||USD$159.3393 - USD$390.7905|
|50-day moving average||USD$350.6597|
|200-day moving average||USD$305.6252|
|Wall St. target price||USD$374.29|
|Dividend yield||USD$2.32 (0.7%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$7.959|
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|1 week (2021-01-07)||-5.59%|
|1 month (2020-12-17)||2.31%|
|3 months (2020-10-15)||1.11%|
|6 months (2020-07-15)||26.72%|
|1 year (2020-01-15)||67.89%|
|2 years (2019-01-15)||143.58%|
|3 years (2018-01-13)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||389.09%|
Valuing Pool Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Pool Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Pool Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 43x. In other words, Pool Corporation shares trade at around 43x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Pool Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.81. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Pool Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Pool Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$451.6 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Pool Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$3.7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||11.48%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$924.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||17.21%|
|Return on equity TTM||65.41%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$13.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 800,744 Pool Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Pool Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 1.2% down from 810,239 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Pool Corporation shares can be evaluated.
Pool Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Pool Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Pool Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 352750.66079295). Pool Corporation's SIR currently stands at 2.27. In other words for every 100,000 Pool Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2270 shares are currently held short.
However Pool Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Pool Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Pool Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Pool Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Pool Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0225% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Pool Corporation shares, roughly 23 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Pool Corporation.
Find out more about how you can short Pool Corporation stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 28.17% of net profits
Recently Pool Corporation has paid out, on average, around 28.17% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.7% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Pool Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 0.7% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Pool Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $2.32 per share.
While Pool Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Pool Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Pool Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 25 November 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 10 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Pool Corporation's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 13 September 2004. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Pool Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Pool Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Pool Corporation's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Pool Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $159.3393 up to $390.7905. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Pool Corporation's is 0.8185. This would suggest that Pool Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Pool Corporation distributes swimming pool supplies, equipment, and related leisure products in the United States and internationally. The company offers maintenance products, including chemicals, supplies, and pool accessories; repair and replacement parts for pool equipment, such as cleaners, filters, heaters, pumps, and lights; fiberglass pools, and spas and packaged pool kits comprising walls, liners, braces, and coping for in-ground and above-ground pools; pool equipment and components for new pool construction and the remodeling of existing pools; and irrigation and related products consisting of irrigation system components, and professional lawn care equipment and supplies. It also provides building materials, such as concrete, plumbing and electrical components, functional and decorative pool surfaces, decking materials, tiles, hardscapes, and natural stones for use in pool installations and remodeling; and commercial products, such as heaters, safety equipment, and commercial pumps and filters. In addition, the company offers discretionary recreational and related outdoor lifestyle products that enhance consumers' use and enjoyment of outdoor living spaces, such as spas, grills, and components for outdoor kitchens. It serves swimming pool remodelers and builders; specialty retailers that sell swimming pool supplies; swimming pool repair and service businesses; irrigation construction and landscape maintenance contractors; golf courses; and commercial customers that serve hotels, universities, and community recreational facilities. As of December 31, 2019, the company operated 373 sales centers. Pool Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Covington, Louisiana.
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