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Pool Corp. Q1 Earnings Rise

Pool Corp. (POOL) announced a profit for its first quarter that climbed from the same period last year.

The company's earnings totaled $31.34 million, or $0.75 per share. This compares with $22.28 million, or $0.52 per share, in last year's first quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.71 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 7.2% to $585.90 million from $546.44 million last year.

Pool Corp. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q1): $31.34 Mln. vs. $22.28 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q1): $0.75 vs. $0.52 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $0.71
-Revenue (Q1): $585.90 Mln vs. $546.44 Mln last year.

Full year EPS guidance: $5.45 - $5.70

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