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Pool Corp (POOL) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Pool Corp (POOL) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. 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. Pool Corp has a market cap of $6.47 billion; its shares were traded at around $160.69 with a P/E ratio of 28.60 and P/S ratio of 2.23. The dividend yield of Pool Corp stocks is 1.08%. Pool Corp had annual average EBITDA growth of 15.10% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated Pool Corp the business predictability rank of 4-star.


For the last quarter Pool Corp reported a revenue of $543.1 million, compared with the revenue of $510.2 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $3 billion, an increase of 7.5% from last year. For the last five years Pool Corp had an average revenue growth rate of 7.6% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $5.62 for the year, an increase of 24.6% from previous year. Over the last five years Pool Corp had an EPS growth rate of 22.4% a year. The Pool Corp had a decent operating margin of 10.47%, compared with the operating margin of 10.2% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Pool Corp is 8.19%. The profitability rank of the company is 8 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Pool Corp has the cash and cash equivalents of $16.4 million, compared with $29.9 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $657.6 million, compared with $508.8 million in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is at a comfortable level of 15. Pool Corp has a financial strength rank of 6 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $160.69, Pool Corp is traded at 83.3% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $87.67. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.23, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.22. The intrinsic value of the stock is $159.99 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 14.36% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of POOL, click here.

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