Pool Corporation (POOL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 12, 2013

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Pool Corporation ( POOL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased POOL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 18.75% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $53.67, the dividend yield is 1.42%.

The previous trading day's last sale of POOL was $53.67, representing a -2.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.30 and a 48.92% increase over the 52 week low of $36.04.

POOL is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Johnson Controls, Inc. ( JCI ) and Intuitive Surgical, Inc. ( ISRG ). POOL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.74. Zacks Investment Research reports POOL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.37%, compared to an industry average of 20.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the POOL Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to POOL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have POOL as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCD )
  • SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ( SMLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCD with an increase of 16.46% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of POOL at 2.44%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: ISRG , JCI , POOL , PSCD , SMLV

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