Pool Corp. Announces Rise In Q4 Earnings

Pool Corp. (POOL) reported a profit for its fourth quarter that rose from last year.

The company said its bottom line came in at $25.67 million, or $0.62 per share. This was up from $2.62 million, or $0.06 per share, in last year's fourth quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.17 per share, according figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company said revenue for the quarter rose 14.6% to $510.18 million. This was up from $445.24 million last year.

Pool Corp. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q4): $25.67 Mln. vs. $2.62 Mln. last year.
-Earnings Growth (Y-o-Y): 879.8%
-EPS (Q4): $0.62 vs. $0.06 last year.
-EPS Growth (Y-o-Y): 933.3%
-Analysts Estimate: $0.17
-Revenue (Q4): $510.18 Mln vs. $445.24 Mln last year.
-Revenue Change (Y-o-Y): 14.6%

Full year EPS guidance: $5.36 to $5.61

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