NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for SCP Pool (Nasdaq: POOL) is tomorrow, August 11, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 14 cents per share. At a price of $24.07 as of 10:12 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.5%. The average volume for SCP Pool has been 294,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. SCP Pool has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 10.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Pool Corporation operates as a wholesale distributor of swimming pool supplies, equipment, and related leisure products in North America and Europe. The company offers approximately 100,000 national brand and Pool Corporation branded products. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.3, above the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio of 16.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates SCP Pool as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full SCP Pool Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.