SCP Pool Reaches New 52-Week High (POOL)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- SCP Pool (Nasdaq: POOL) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $38.54, above its previous 52-week high of $38.50 with 112,606 shares traded as of 1:50 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 203,500 shares over the past 30 days.

SCP Pool has a market cap of $1.72 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 26.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Pool Corporation engages in the distribution of swimming pool supplies, equipment, related leisure products, and irrigation and landscape products primarily in North America and Europe. The company offers approximately 160,000 national brand and its own-branded products. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.5, above the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio of 24.5 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 revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. 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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