Sporting Goods

(POOL) Pool Downgraded to Neutral

We recently downgraded our long-term recommendation on Pool Corp. (POOL) from Outperform to Neutral apprehending sluggish business in the next two quarters due to seasonal headwinds.

Pool’s business is susceptible to changes...

2Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (POOL) Pool Downgraded to Neutral | Continued

(POOL) Pool Corporation – Bull of the Day

Pool Corporation’s (POOL) first-quarter 2012 earnings outperformed the Zacks Consensus Estimate. The company is a recognized leader in the industry. The potential for market growth is significant and cost-containment initiatives...

6Jun2012 | | Comments Off on (POOL) Pool Corporation – Bull of the Day | Continued

(POOL) Pool Corporation – Bull of the Day

Although Pool Corp. (POOL) is expected to face tougher comparisons ahead amid weak growth in new pool construction and faltering consumer confidence, the company boasts a strong market position and earnings power. Pool is an acknowledged...

24Feb2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(POOL) Pool Corporation – Bull of the Day

Pool Corporation’s (POOL) first-quarter 2011 earnings outperformed the Zacks Consensus Estimate. The company is an acknowledged leader in the industry. The potential for market growth is significant and cost-containment initiatives...

3May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(POOL) Analysts Move Pool Corporation to Underperform

We are downgrading our recommendation on the shares of Pool Corporation (POOL) to Underperform. We are concerned about the pace of recovery, especially in the pool construction/major renovation business.

Pool Corp.’s third-quarter...

12Jan2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(POOL) Pool Corporation – Bear of the Day

We are downgrading our recommendation on the shares of Pool Corporation (POOL) to Underperform. We are concerned about the pace of recovery, especially in the pool construction/major renovation business.

The stressed economic...

12Jan2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(POOL) Pool Corporation Misses Forecast – Lowers Outlook

Pool Corp. (POOL) posted a third-quarter loss of $9.3 million, or 19 cents a share. Excluding the non-cash impairment charge at Latham Acquisition Corp., in which the company owns a 38% equity interest investment, adjusted earnings...

28Oct2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(POOL) Pool Corporation to Acquire General Pool & Spa Supply

Pool Corp. (POOL) announced on Monday that it will acquire privately held General Pool & Spa Supply Inc., a regional swimming pool and spa products distributor, to strengthen its market positions and leverage the latter’s technology platform and spa parts expertise.

The...

8Oct2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(RGR) Sturm, Ruger & Company – Value – Zacks Rank Buy

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR), the revolver manufacturer, saw firearms sales jump 55.5% in the first quarter as demand remains strong. The company has surprised on estimates the last 2 quarters. RGR trades with a forward P/E of 12.59 despite the stock nearly doubling since...

9Jun2009 | | 0 comments | Continued