Pool Corporation ( POOL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 06, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 24, 2015. Shareholders who purchased POOL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that POOL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $82.77, the dividend yield is 1.26%.
The previous trading day's last sale of POOL was $82.77, representing a -1.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $84.43 and a 42.71% increase over the 52 week low of $58.
POOL is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Johnson Controls, Inc. ( JCI ) and Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. ( ZBH ). POOL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.79. Zacks Investment Research reports POOL's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 16.19%, compared to an industry average of 14%.
Interested in gaining exposure to POOL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have POOL as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Discretionary Portfolio ( PSCD )
- SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ( SMLV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SMLV with an increase of 0.34% over the last 100 days. PSCD has the highest percent weighting of POOL at 2.82%.
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