NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for SCP Pool (Nasdaq: POOL) is tomorrow, November 17, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 14 cents per share. At a price of $28.81 as of 9:46 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.9%. The average volume for SCP Pool has been 313,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. SCP Pool has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 26.6% 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. It also distributes irrigation and landscape products. The company offers approximately 160,000 national brand and its own-branded products. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.1, above the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio of 20 and above 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, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full SCP Pool Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.