Pool Dividend yield

 Price  339.19
 Dividend  4.00
 Earnings  16.31
 Cash-flow  7.83
 Book value  26.71
 Equity  21.38

Pool is part of Leisure Goods business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Pool is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Pool paid a total dividend of 160 million USD last year, for a market value of 13,568 millions (Market Cap 13,199 millions). Dividend per share of Pool is 4.00 USD, and his stock market price 339.19 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Pool has a dividend yield of 1.18%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Consumer Goods industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Pool dividend yield with other Leisure Goods companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Pool

Pool Dividend Payout

About the ability of Pool to maintain his current dividend of USD 4.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.18%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Pool payout on ernings is currently 24.52%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 40.22% and 43.16% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Poolcan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Pool is USD 7.83 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Pool, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Goods industry and Leisure Goods sector companies.

Pool payout

Pool Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Pool Stock performance

Finally, last moth Pool showed a return of -5.20% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a -0.72% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -31.40% versus a worldwide performance of a -6.34%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Leisure Goods firms.

Pool stock and market return