The Group VP of Pool Corp is Exercising Options

By Carrie Williams

Yesterday, the Group VP of Pool Corp, Arthur Cook, exercised options of Pool Corp for $7.1M. The options were close to expired and Arthur Cook disposed stocks.

Following Arthur Cook’s last POOL Sell transaction on March 17, 2017, the stock climbed by 22.4%. In addition to Arthur Cook, 2 other POOL executives reported Sell trades in the last month.

Based on Pool Corp’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending December 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $510 million and quarterly net profit of $25.67 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $445 million and had a net profit of $2.62 million. The company has a one-year high of $150.26 and a one-year low of $97.25. POOL’s market cap is $5.76B and the company has a P/E ratio of 31.53.

The insider sentiment on Pool Corp has been negative according to 41 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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Pool Corp. engages in the wholesale distribution of swimming pool supplies, equipment and related leisure products. It also provides irrigation and landscape products. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Covington, LA.