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Shares of Pool Corp Rank the Highest in Terms of P/E Ratio in the Distributors Industry (POOL, CORE, GPC, LKQ, WEYS)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Distributors industry with the highest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Pool Corp ranks highest with a a P/E ratio of 48.41. Following is Core-Mark Holdin with a a P/E ratio of 32.19. Genuine Parts Co ranks third highest with a a P/E ratio of 20.79.

Lkq Corp follows with a a P/E ratio of 19.77, and Weyco Group rounds out the top five with a a P/E ratio of 15.61.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Lkq Corp on September 9th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $27.19. Since that recommendation, shares of Lkq Corp have risen 27.5%. We continue to monitor Lkq Corp for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: highest p/e ratio pool corp core-mark holdin genuine parts co lkq corp weyco group

Ticker(s): POOL CORE GPC LKQ WEYS