SCP Pool Reaches New 52-Week High (POOL)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- SCP Pool (Nasdaq: POOL) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $36.06, above its previous 52-week high of $36.02 with 83,494 shares traded as of 10:15 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 229,900 shares over the past 30 days.

SCP Pool has a market cap of $1.62 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 14% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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 23.9, above the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio of 23.4 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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.

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