Pool Corp

  • Check Out These Upcoming Earnings Reports

    By Damon Churchwell - July 15, 2013 | Tickers: PKG, POOL, SON, GWW

    Perusing the earnings releases scheduled for the week of July 15, solid companies operating in mostly favorable environments can be found. The potential for earnings surprises seems decent, as ties to the housing, corrugated packaging, and industrial production/manufacturing activity are reflected in results.

    An electrical-equipment company at the top of its game

    W.W. Grainger (NYSE: GWW) encompasses numerous of the key aspects one should seek in an electrical more »

  • This Swimming Pool Leader Is a Good Play in the Housing Recovery

    By Anh HOANG - June 17, 2013 | Tickers: HD, POOL, TTS

    Since the bottom of 2009, Pool Corporation (NASDAQ: POOL) has been on a rising trend, from nearly $11.60 per share in March 2009 to more than $53.50 per share. This company is in the portfolios of many famous investors including Joel Greenblatt and Jim Simons. Sandy Villere of Villere Balanced Fund was also bullish about this company, mentioning that it had a dominating position in the industry with more »

  • 3 Household Stocks to Renovate Your Portfolio

    By Michael Carter - March 15, 2013 | Tickers: POOL, VAL, TTS

    Typically, when the market gurus speak about playing the home improvement stocks, Home Depot and Lowe’s, with market caps of $105 billion and $43 billion, respectively, are at the top of the watch list. They have long track records of share price appreciation and consistent dividend payouts. And, in the event a natural disaster occurs that wipes out entire neighborhoods, one would think you can’t beat these two more »

  • Winding Down Fourth-Quarter Earnings

    By Damon Churchwell - February 7, 2013 | Tickers: BGS, BIG, LO, POOL

    We are awaiting results from numerous companies, including many in positively-trending industries. The residential construction market is showing signs of a further recovery, a factor that could spark a broader economic upturn. Meanwhile, retail and consumer spending is treading water but is climbing in certain sectors. Finding the right areas to invest in for the near and long term has become important. A suggestion is to keep track of earnings more »

  • Cheers to These Cliff Stocks!

    By Steve Van - January 16, 2013 | Tickers: TAP, PBI, POOL, STMP

    This past New Year’s Day, exhausted from weeks of hearing about the the fiscal cliff, I was flipping between college football bowl games and a Cheers marathon when one of the best episodes of the whole series came on. It was the one where Cliff Clavin (a cliff I could actually tolerate that day) was a contestant on Jeopardy. The lonely, middle aged, still living at home, know-it-all, always more »

  • P2 Capital Partners’ Top Stock Picks

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - September 23, 2012 | Tickers: ACIW, BYI, POOL, UTIW, WOOF

    P2 Capital Partners tends to focus on smaller cap public companies and uses a private equity-like approach to identify and value potential investment opportunities. P2’s founder, Claus Moller, previously worked at Blum Capital where he was a managing partner. Moller also has an MBA degree from Harvard Business School. Read on to learn more about the top five positions the fund reported on its 13F filing for the second more »