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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.08
WCC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 2488 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. WCC: 0.08 )
WCC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.17
Current: 0.08

0.01
0.17
Equity to Asset 0.38
WCC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 2478 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. WCC: 0.38 )
WCC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.13   Max: 0.44
Current: 0.38

-0.13
0.44
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.39
M-Score: -2.48
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.40
WCC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2464 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. WCC: 6.40 )
WCC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 6.86
Current: 6.4

2.3
6.86
Net-margin (%) 3.68
WCC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2465 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. WCC: 3.68 )
WCC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.25   Max: 4.08
Current: 3.68

-0.25
4.08
ROE (%) 15.66
WCC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2428 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. WCC: 15.66 )
WCC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 10.05   Max: 39.55
Current: 15.66

10.05
39.55
ROA (%) 5.99
WCC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2466 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. WCC: 5.99 )
WCC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.81   Max: 8.41
Current: 5.99

-0.81
8.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 36.81
WCC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2460 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.23 vs. WCC: 36.81 )
WCC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 23.06   Max: 64.4
Current: 36.81

23.06
64.4
Revenue Growth (%) 9.10
WCC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. WCC: 9.10 )
WCC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.4   Max: 16.3
Current: 9.1

-4.4
16.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 26.20
WCC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. WCC: 26.20 )
WCC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -16.8   Max: 46.3
Current: 26.2

-16.8
46.3
EPS Growth (%) 28.10
WCC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. WCC: 28.10 )
WCC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -20.6   Max: 85.4
Current: 28.1

-20.6
85.4
» WCC's 10-Y Financials

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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

WCC Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 20,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 321,700 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 264,468 sh (+67.33%)
Alan Fournier 2,754,324 sh (+23.83%)
NWQ Managers 94,603 sh (+7.74%)
Columbia Wanger 1,387,000 sh (+4.82%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Scott Black 5,033 sh (-1.28%)
Daniel Loeb 1,000,000 sh (-25.93%)
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Q2 2013

WCC Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 354,100 sh (+10.07%)
Daniel Loeb 1,100,000 sh (+10%)
Scott Black 5,218 sh (+3.68%)
Alan Fournier 2,754,324 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 1,387,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
NWQ Managers 92,901 sh (-1.8%)
Steven Cohen 26,861 sh (-89.84%)
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Q3 2013

WCC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

NWQ Managers 139,120 sh (+49.75%)
Columbia Wanger 1,936,000 sh (+39.58%)
Scott Black 5,689 sh (+9.03%)
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Alan Fournier 2,162,435 sh (-21.49%)
Steven Cohen 20,657 sh (-23.1%)
Jim Simons 220,100 sh (-37.84%)
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Q4 2013

WCC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

NWQ Managers 144,382 sh (+3.78%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 1,931,000 sh (-0.26%)
Alan Fournier 2,102,435 sh (-2.77%)
Scott Black 5,056 sh (-11.13%)
Jim Simons 195,100 sh (-11.36%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WCC

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Daniel Loeb 2013-09-30 Sold Out 1.7%$65.63 - $79.03 $ 86.7117%0
Daniel Loeb 2013-06-30 Add 10%0.15%$65.46 - $77.83 $ 86.7122%1100000
Daniel Loeb 2013-03-31 Reduce -25.93%0.44%$67.22 - $77.49 $ 86.7119%1000000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.11%$67.22 - $77.49 $ 86.7119%0
Daniel Loeb 2012-12-31 Reduce -20.54%0.39%$56.11 - $67.24 $ 86.7138%1350000
Daniel Loeb 2012-09-30 New Buy1.9%$52.31 - $63.47 $ 86.7149%1699000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.13%$52.31 - $63.47 $ 86.7149%34866
Scott Black 2012-06-30 New Buy0.05%$53.29 - $67.5 $ 86.7143%5148
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0044%$35.49 - $56.81 $ 86.7193%0
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2011-06-30 Sold Out 1.55%$50.81 - $63.79 $ 86.7155%0
George Soros 2011-06-30 New Buy$50.81 - $63.79 $ 86.7155%5800
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2011-03-31 Reduce -52.85%1.74%$52.75 - $61.82 $ 86.7151%170000
George Soros 2011-03-31 Sold Out $52.75 - $61.82 $ 86.7151%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.60
WCC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1771 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. WCC: 16.60 )
WCC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.32   Max: 29.26
Current: 16.6

2.32
29.26
P/B 2.30
WCC's P/B is ranked lower than
60% of the 2370 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. WCC: 2.30 )
WCC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 7.01
Current: 2.3

0.7
7.01
P/S 0.60
WCC's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 2534 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. WCC: 0.60 )
WCC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.6

0.07
0.85
PFCF 16.00
WCC's PFCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 16.38 vs. WCC: 16.00 )
WCC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.07   Max: 112.34
Current: 16

2.07
112.34
EV-to-EBIT 11.40
WCC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 1925 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.73 vs. WCC: 11.40 )
WCC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 18.1
Current: 11.4

4.3
18.1
PEG 0.80
WCC's PEG is ranked higher than
72% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. WCC: 0.80 )
WCC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 17.35
Current: 0.8

0.06
17.35
Shiller P/E 22.00
WCC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
68% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 25.60 vs. WCC: 22.00 )
WCC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.86   Max: 70.04
Current: 22

3.86
70.04

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
WCC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
63% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. WCC: 1.30 )
WCC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.93
Current: 1.3

0.27
1.93
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
WCC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 2361 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WCC: 1.60 )
WCC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 1.63
Current: 1.6

0.18
1.63
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.40
WCC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WCC: 1.40 )
WCC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.46
Current: 1.4

0.16
1.46
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.80
WCC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2081 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. WCC: 8.80 )
WCC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.5   Max: 23.4
Current: 8.8

5.5
23.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.13
WCC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1318 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. WCC: 16.13 )
WCC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.2   Max: 63.1
Current: 16.13

-3.2
63.1

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronics Distribution
Compare:HOCPY, AVT, ARW, AXE, AEY » details
Traded in other countries:WP7.Germany
Wesco International, Inc. is incorporated in 1993. The Company is a provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating ("MRO") and original equipment manufacturers ("OEM") products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistics services. The Company's product categories and associated product lines that it offer include General and Industrial Supplies which includes Wiring devices, fuses, terminals, connectors, boxes, enclosures, fittings, lugs, terminations, tape, splicing and marking equipment, tools and testers, safety and security, personal protection, abrasives, cutting tools, tapes, consumables, fasteners, janitorial and other MRO supplies; Wire, Cable and Conduit which includes Wire, cable, raceway, metallic and non-metallic conduit; Communications Products which includes Structured cabling systems, broadband products, low voltage specialty systems, specialty wire and cable products, equipment racks and cabinets, access control, alarms, cameras, paging and voice solutions; Power Distribution Equipment which includes Circuit breakers, transformers, switchboards, panel boards, metering products and busway products; Lighting and Controls which includes Lamps, fixtures, ballasts and lighting control products; and Control, Automation and Motors which includes Motor control devices, drives, surge and power protection, relays, timers, pushbuttons, operator interfaces, switches, sensors, and interconnects. The Company distributes over 1,000,000 products from more than 18,000 suppliers utilizing a highly automated, proprietary electronic procurement and inventory replenishment system. In addition, the Company also offers a comprehensive portfolio of value-added services, which includes supply chain management, logistics and transportation procurement, warehousing and inventory management, as well as kitting, limited assembly of products and system installation. The Company serves over 65,000 active customers globally through approximately 400 full service branches and eight distribution centers located in the United States, Canada, and Mexico with offices in 11 additional countries. The Company competes directly with global, national, regional and local distributors of electrical and other industrial supplies. Its facilities and operations are subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to environmental protection and human health and safety.

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