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Recent Performance: Pool Corporation (NASDAQ: POOL)


Pool Corporation is in the consumer cyclical sector and is in the travel and leisure industry. The company CEO is Peter D. Arvan. Pool Corp is a wholesale distributor of swimming pool supplies, equipment and related leisure products. It also distributes irrigation and landscape products in the United States.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The POOL stock showed a previous change of 3.80% with an open at 180.16 and a close of 186.18. It reached an intraday high of 186.42 and a low of 180.16.

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The stock has a market cap of $7.4b with 39.8m shares outstanding, of which the float is 38.8m shares. Trading volume reached 231,894 shares compared to its average volume of 190,382 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Pool Corporation shares returned 5.07% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 4.64%. Over three months, it changed 17.60%. In one year it has changed 30.25% and within that year its 52-week high was 186.50 and its 52-week low was 136.83. POOL stock is 36.07% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 159.52 and a 50 day moving average of 175.59. Currently POOL stock is trading 16.71% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 5.63 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 33.07. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.63. The TTM EPS is 5.62, which comes to a TTM PE of 33.13. Historically, the PE high was 39.00 and the PE low was 24.90. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 139.93, which is a decrease of -24.84%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 04/18/2019): 0.80
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/14/2019): 0.41
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 10/18/2018): 1.66
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 07/19/2018): 2.80
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 04/19/2018): 0.75

The dividend per share is currently 2.20, which is a dividend yield of 1.23%. Also, the payout ratio is 39.15%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 130.09, which means it may be overvalued by -43.11%.

Indicators to Watch:

The current calculated beta is 0.94.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 104.23%, return on assets is 16.07%, profit margin is 7.88%, price-to-sales is 2.37 and price-to-book is 31.72.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 4  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 4  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
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