Pool Scores Relative Strength Rating Upgrade; Hits Key Threshold

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The Relative Strength ( RS ) Rating for Pool ( POOL ) climbed into a new percentile Tuesday, with a rise from 80 to 83.

[ibd-display-video id=2385970 width=50 float=left autostart=true] This exclusive rating from Investor's Business Daily tracks price action with a 1 (worst) to 99 (best) score. The score shows how a stock's price behavior over the last 52 weeks compares to all the other stocks in our database.

History shows that the best-performing stocks tend to have an RS Rating north of 80 in the early stages of their moves.

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Pool is still inside a buy range after breaking past a 122.71 buy point in a cup with handle . Once a stock moves 5% or higher beyond the initial entry, it's considered out of a proper buy zone.

Pool reported 13% EPS growth last quarter, while sales growth came in at 8%.

The company earns the No. 1 rank among its peers in the Retail-Leisure Products industry group. Marinemax ( HZO ) and Winmark ( WINA ) are also among the group's highest-rated stocks.


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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: RS , POOL , HZO , WINA

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