Pool Corporation: I Found A Hidden Gem In The Swimming Pool

Sep. 27, 2022 5:44 AM ETPool Corporation (POOL)13 Comments
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King Lam Chan


  • Pool Corporation had an incredible return of 35,000% since being listed in 1995.
  • The fundamentals of POOL still look sound and robust despite challenges under the current economic backdrop.
  • Even if the earnings of POOL decline 50% in 2023, the PE ratio will still be lower than the 5-year average.
  • It is a no-brainer buy at its current valuation.

Splash Of Diamond

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A Hidden Gem Revealed

I found a hidden gem in the swimming pool, and that's the shares of Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL).

The company has a 190% return over a five-year period, outperforming the S&P 500 index by over 140%, and had an incredible

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A newly chartered surveyor. I like to study how the gurus like Warran Buffett and Charlie Munger invested. I am interested in studying the fundamentals of companies that are at scale and grow consistently. Companies enjoying economies of scale have an unfair advantage in outpacing others. I also love to use REITs as an inflation hedge.

Disclosure: I/we have a beneficial long position in the shares of POOL either through stock ownership, options, or other derivatives. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

Additional disclosure: I am not a professional investment advisor. No information in this publication is intended as investment advice to buy/sell. The past performance data shown is not a guarantee of future results.

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