WESCO International, Inc. provides business-to-business distribution, logistics, and supply chain solutions in the United States, Canada, and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$125.00|
|52 Week High||US$39.45|
|52 Week Low||US$129.05|
|1 Month Change||4.39%|
|3 Month Change||17.68%|
|1 Year Change||211.72%|
|3 Year Change||149.10%|
|5 Year Change||141.78%|
|Change since IPO||525.00%|
Recent News & Updates
A Look At The Fair Value Of WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE:WCC)
How far off is WESCO International, Inc. ( NYSE:WCC ) from its intrinsic value? Using the most recent financial data...
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|WCC||US Trade Distributors||US Market|
Return vs Industry: WCC exceeded the US Trade Distributors industry which returned 58.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WCC exceeded the US Market which returned 33.4% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: WCC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WCC's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
WESCO International, Inc. provides business-to-business distribution, logistics, and supply chain solutions in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical & Electronic Solutions (EES), Communications & Security Solutions (CSS), and Utility and Broadband Solutions (UBS). The EES segment supplies products and supply chain solutions, including electrical equipment and supplies, wires and cables, lubricants, pipes, valves, fittings, fasteners, cutting tools, power transmission products, and safety products, as well as assemblies and components; and provides various value-added services, such as supplier consolidation, design and technical support, just-in-time supply and electronic commerce, and supply chain management services to the construction, industrial, and original equipment manufacturing markets.
WESCO International Fundamentals Summary
|WCC fundamental statistics|
Is WCC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|WCC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$13.53b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Nov 04, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||4.40|
|Net Profit Margin||1.31%|
How did WCC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is WESCO International undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WCC ($125) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($135.33)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WCC is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WCC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.4x) compared to the US Trade Distributors industry average (22.5x).
PE vs Market: WCC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.4x) compared to the US market (18.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: WCC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WCC is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Trade Distributors industry average (2.4x).
How is WESCO International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WCC's forecast earnings growth (19.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: WCC's earnings (19.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: WCC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: WCC's revenue (4.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WCC's revenue (4.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WCC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.8%).
How has WESCO International performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WCC has a large one-off loss of $127.8M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: WCC's current net profit margins (1.3%) are lower than last year (1.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WCC's earnings have grown by 2.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WCC's earnings growth over the past year (90.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (2.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: WCC earnings growth over the past year (90.6%) exceeded the Trade Distributors industry 52.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: WCC's Return on Equity (7.9%) is considered low.
How is WESCO International's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WCC's short term assets ($6.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: WCC's short term assets ($6.0B) exceed its long term liabilities ($5.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WCC's debt to equity ratio (132%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WCC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 74.4% to 132% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WCC's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11.1%).
Interest Coverage: WCC's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.4x coverage).
What is WESCO International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WCC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WCC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WCC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WCC's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of WCC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Engel (59 yo)
Mr. John J. Engel has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of WESCO International Inc. since September 1, 2009 and its Chairman since May 25, 2011. Mr. Engel served as Senior Vice President and C...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD11.31M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.35M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: WCC's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: WCC's board of directors are considered experienced (7.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: WCC insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
WESCO International, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: WESCO International, Inc.
- Ticker: WCC
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1922
- Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$6.297b
- Shares outstanding: 50.37m
- Website: https://www.wesco.com
Number of Employees
- WESCO International, Inc.
- 225 West Station Square Drive
- Suite 700
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/27 23:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/27 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.