Pool Corp. (Nasdaq: POOL), Covington, LA, reported sales for the first quarter of $450.4 million, up 11 percent from the prior year. Profit increased 101 percent to $8.4 million.
Sales growth was driven primarily by increased sales of discretionary replacement and remodel products, particularly building materials and equipment.
"We are pleased to have kicked off 2015 with such solid first quarter results," said Manuel Perez de la Mesa, president and CEO. "Our performance is a positive reflection on both market conditions and our strong position within our industry."