Pool Corp: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings
Pool Corp (NASDAQ:POOL) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, July 18th. Pool Corporation is a wholesale distributor of swimming pool supplies, equipment and related leisure products. The Company’s inventory includes a diverse range of products, from construction materials, replacement parts and fencing to pool care products and spas.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Pool Corp Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.40 per share on revenues of $775.23 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 32.17.
Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.72 to a profit $0.73. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.08, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Pool Corp has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||1,784||1,540||1,614||1,793||1,954|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.18||0.39||1.15||1.47||1.71|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012||Mar. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||757.17||528.03||306.82||370.36|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.34||0.45||-0.17||0.07|
Pool Corp has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)