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POOL

Pool NasdaqGS:POOL Stock Report

Last Price

US$387.31

Market Cap

US$16.2b

7D

1.5%

1Y

-9.5%

Updated

18 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
POOL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends3/6

POOL Stock Overview

Pool Corporation distributes swimming pool supplies, equipment, and related leisure products in the United States and internationally.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Pool
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$387.31
52 Week HighUS$582.27
52 Week LowUS$377.52
Beta0.87
1 Month Change-5.65%
3 Month Change-13.14%
1 Year Change-9.47%
3 Year Change111.40%
5 Year Change225.14%
Change since IPO41,916.25%

Recent News & Updates

Apr 25
What Is Pool Corporation's (NASDAQ:POOL) Share Price Doing?

What Is Pool Corporation's (NASDAQ:POOL) Share Price Doing?

Pool Corporation ( NASDAQ:POOL ) received a lot of attention from a substantial price movement on the NASDAQGS over the...

Shareholder Returns

POOLUS Retail DistributorsUS Market
7D1.5%1.8%0.5%
1Y-9.5%-4.8%-11.5%

Return vs Industry: POOL underperformed the US Retail Distributors industry which returned -1.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: POOL underperformed the US Market which returned -8.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is POOL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
POOL volatility
POOL Average Weekly Movement6.0%
Retail Distributors Industry Average Movement7.4%
Market Average Movement7.9%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market17.0%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.0%

Stable Share Price: POOL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: POOL's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19935,500Pete Arvanhttps://www.poolcorp.com

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 hot tubs 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 pool installations and remodeling; and commercial products, including heaters, safety equipment, and commercial pumps and filters.

Pool Fundamentals Summary

How do Pool's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
POOL fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$16.22b
Earnings (TTM)US$725.86m
Revenue (TTM)US$5.65b

21.4x

P/E Ratio

2.7x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
POOL income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$5.65b
Cost of RevenueUS$3.88b
Gross ProfitUS$1.76b
Other ExpensesUS$1.04b
EarningsUS$725.86m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)18.14
Gross Margin31.22%
Net Profit Margin12.85%
Debt/Equity Ratio128.2%

How did POOL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.8%

Current Dividend Yield

18%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Pool undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

1/6

Valuation Score 1/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


5.2%

Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: POOL ($387.31) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($408.63)

Significantly Below Fair Value: POOL is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: POOL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.4x) compared to the US Retail Distributors industry average (21x).

PE vs Market: POOL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.4x) compared to the US market (16x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: POOL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.7x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: POOL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (13.2x) compared to the US Retail Distributors industry average (2.6x).


Future Growth

How is Pool forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?

Future Growth Score

1/6

Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


5.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: POOL's forecast earnings growth (5.8% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: POOL's earnings (5.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.4% per year).

High Growth Earnings: POOL's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: POOL's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: POOL's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if POOL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has Pool performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

4/6

Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


30.0%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: POOL has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: POOL's current net profit margins (12.9%) are higher than last year (10.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: POOL's earnings have grown significantly by 30% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: POOL's earnings growth over the past year (67.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (30% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: POOL earnings growth over the past year (67.1%) exceeded the Retail Distributors industry 64.6%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst POOL's Return on Equity (62.27%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.


Financial Health

How is Pool's financial position?

Financial Health Score

4/6

Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: POOL's short term assets ($2.4B) exceed its short term liabilities ($958.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: POOL's short term assets ($2.4B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.7B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: POOL's net debt to equity ratio (123.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: POOL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 218.3% to 128.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: POOL's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (1.9%).

Interest Coverage: POOL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (85.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Pool current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

4/6

Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


0.83%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: POOL's dividend (0.83%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.51%).

High Dividend: POOL's dividend (0.83%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.97%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: POOL's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: POOL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (17.5%), POOL's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: POOL is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Pete Arvan (55 yo)

3.33yrs

Tenure

US$5,575,384

Compensation

Mr. Peter D. Arvan, also known as Pete, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Pool Corporation since January 1, 2019 and has been its Director since July 31, 2019. Mr. Arvan served as the C...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Pete's total compensation ($USD5.58M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD13.27M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Pete's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: POOL's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: POOL's board of directors are considered experienced (6.6 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: POOL insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Pool Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Pool Corporation
  • Ticker: POOL
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1993
  • Industry: Distributors
  • Sector: Retail
  • Implied Market Cap: US$16.218b
  • Shares outstanding: 40.02m
  • Website: https://www.poolcorp.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Pool Corporation
  • 109 Northpark Boulevard
  • Covington
  • Louisiana
  • 70433-5001
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/18 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/18 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.