WCC Stock Overview
WESCO International, Inc. provides business-to-business distribution, logistics services, 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$132.44|
|52 Week High||US$144.43|
|52 Week Low||US$99.00|
|1 Month Change||23.48%|
|3 Month Change||-5.57%|
|1 Year Change||15.19%|
|3 Year Change||190.12%|
|5 Year Change||159.18%|
|Change since IPO||562.20%|
Recent News & Updates
Here's Why WESCO International (NYSE:WCC) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden
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|WCC||US Trade Distributors||US Market|
Return vs Industry: WCC exceeded the US Trade Distributors industry which returned 1.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WCC exceeded the US Market which returned -12.8% over the past year.
|WCC Average Weekly Movement||7.6%|
|Trade Distributors Industry Average Movement||6.8%|
|Market Average Movement||7.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||17.1%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: WCC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WCC's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
WESCO International, Inc. provides business-to-business distribution, logistics services, and supply chain solutions in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It operates through 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, automation and connected devices, security, lighting, wire and cable, and safety, as well as maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) products.
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$15.74b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||12.43|
|Net Profit Margin||3.16%|
How did WCC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is WCC undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 6/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for WCC?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is WCC's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does WCC's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|WCC PE Ratio vs Peers|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: WCC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.7x) compared to the peer average (18.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does WCC's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Trade Distributors Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: WCC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.7x) compared to the US Trade Distributors industry average (13.2x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is WCC's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||10.7x|
|Fair PE Ratio||20.6x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: WCC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.7x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (20.6x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of WCC when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: WCC ($132.44) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($238.98)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WCC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is WESCO International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WCC's forecast earnings growth (8.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: WCC's earnings (8.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: WCC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: WCC's revenue (1.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WCC's revenue (1.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if WCC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has WESCO International performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WCC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: WCC's current net profit margins (3.2%) are higher than last year (1.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WCC's earnings have grown significantly by 21.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WCC's earnings growth over the past year (185.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (21.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: WCC earnings growth over the past year (185.2%) exceeded the Trade Distributors industry 70.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: WCC's Return on Equity (16.8%) is considered low.
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How is WESCO International's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WCC's short term assets ($7.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: WCC's short term assets ($7.6B) exceed its long term liabilities ($6.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WCC's net debt to equity ratio (118.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WCC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 66.3% to 124.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WCC's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: WCC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.8x coverage).
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What is WESCO International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WCC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WCC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WCC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WCC's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as WCC has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Engel (60 yo)
Mr. John J. Engel has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of WESCO International Inc. since September 1, 2009 and its Chairman since May 25, 2011. Mr. Engel served as Senior Vice President and C...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD9.86M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD8.35M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: WCC's management team is considered experienced (2.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: WCC's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold 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
- Implied Market Cap: US$6.728b
- Shares outstanding: 50.80m
- 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||2022/08/06 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/05 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.