Analysts Expect Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $821.06 Million


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Equities analysts predict that Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) will announce sales of $821.06 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have provided estimates for Pool’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $794.21 million and the highest estimate coming in at $845.00 million. Pool posted sales of $677.29 million during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 21.2%. The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 22nd.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Pool will report full year sales of $4.33 billion for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $4.30 billion to $4.40 billion. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the company will post sales of $4.58 billion, with estimates ranging from $4.54 billion to $4.66 billion. Zacks’ sales calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that cover Pool.

Pool (NASDAQ:POOL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 10th. The specialty retailer reported $1.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.68. Pool had a return on equity of 70.48% and a net margin of 8.85%.

A number of research firms have issued reports on POOL. Stephens began coverage on Pool in a research note on Wednesday, November 11th. They set an “equal weight” rating for the company. Jefferies Financial Group boosted their price target on Pool from $350.00 to $400.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, January 15th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $302.67.

NASDAQ POOL traded up $2.97 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $317.40. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 14,997 shares, compared to its average volume of 368,878. Pool has a 12 month low of $160.35 and a 12 month high of $401.29. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $358.46 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $342.82. The company has a market cap of $12.75 billion, a P/E ratio of 38.97 and a beta of 0.72. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56, a current ratio of 2.21 and a quick ratio of 0.94.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Intercontinental Wealth Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Pool in the 4th quarter worth approximately $368,000. National Pension Service purchased a new position in Pool in the 4th quarter worth approximately $25,961,000. First National Bank of Omaha lifted its holdings in Pool by 2.6% in the 4th quarter. First National Bank of Omaha now owns 12,258 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $4,566,000 after purchasing an additional 313 shares in the last quarter. Circle Wealth Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Pool during the 4th quarter worth approximately $461,000. Finally, Truist Financial Corp raised its holdings in shares of Pool by 1.9% during the 4th quarter. Truist Financial Corp now owns 24,116 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $8,983,000 after acquiring an additional 460 shares in the last quarter. 90.62% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Pool Company Profile

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.

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