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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.08
WCC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
85% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. WCC: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WCC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.07 Max: 0.17
Current: 0.08
0.01
0.17
Equity-to-Asset 0.45
WCC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. WCC: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WCC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.13  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.45
-0.13
0.45
Interest Coverage 4.34
WCC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
76% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 28.83 vs. WCC: 4.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WCC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.35  Med: 5.51 Max: 6.97
Current: 4.34
3.35
6.97
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 3.63
Beneish M-Score: -2.58
WACC vs ROIC
11.21%
6.98%
WACC
ROIC
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
vs
history
Operating Margin % 4.53
WCC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
62% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. WCC: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WCC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.89  Med: 5.25 Max: 6.57
Current: 4.53
3.89
6.57
Net Margin % 1.38
WCC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
61% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. WCC: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WCC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 3.14 Max: 4.01
Current: 1.38
1.38
4.01
ROE % 5.27
WCC's ROE % is ranked lower than
53% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.87 vs. WCC: 5.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WCC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.27  Med: 14.43 Max: 35.09
Current: 5.27
5.27
35.09
ROA % 2.20
WCC's ROA % is ranked lower than
56% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. WCC: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WCC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 5.56 Max: 8.47
Current: 2.2
2.2
8.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 23.70
WCC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
73% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 13.11 vs. WCC: 23.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WCC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.54  Med: 31.45 Max: 41.35
Current: 23.7
22.54
41.35
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 2.10
WCC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
54% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. WCC: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WCC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.4  Med: 5.15 Max: 16.3
Current: 2.1
-4.4
16.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -7.50
WCC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. WCC: -7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
WCC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.9  Med: 11.7 Max: 46.4
Current: -7.5
-16.9
46.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -26.30
WCC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
89% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. WCC: -26.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
WCC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.3  Med: 9.4 Max: 85.4
Current: -26.3
-26.3
85.4
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with WESCO International Inc $WCC.
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-04-27)


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

WCC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 97,000 sh (New)
David Dreman 252 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 104,010 sh (+420.10%)
Chris Davis 481,128 sh (+61.57%)
Joel Greenblatt 275,043 sh (+34.82%)
Bernard Horn 104,600 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Jim Simons 115,700 sh (-14.49%)
Robert Olstein 284,350 sh (-15.37%)
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Q2 2016

WCC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jeremy Grantham 20,800 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 788,566 sh (+712.95%)
Paul Tudor Jones 148,000 sh (+42.29%)
David Dreman 252 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 104,600 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chris Davis 478,557 sh (-0.53%)
Robert Olstein 216,290 sh (-23.94%)
Joel Greenblatt 154,897 sh (-43.68%)
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Q3 2016

WCC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jeremy Grantham 27,133 sh (+30.45%)
Chris Davis 494,534 sh (+3.34%)
Bernard Horn 104,600 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 252 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Robert Olstein 210,350 sh (-2.75%)
Joel Greenblatt 46,846 sh (-69.76%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,400 sh (-97.03%)
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Q4 2016

WCC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 66,100 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 70,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 266,400 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 151,777 sh (+223.99%)
Jeremy Grantham 37,903 sh (+39.69%)
David Dreman 252 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Bernard Horn 92,511 sh (-11.56%)
Robert Olstein 156,760 sh (-25.48%)
Chris Davis 202,932 sh (-58.97%)
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Distribution » Industrial Distribution    NAICS: 423610    SIC: 5063
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Traded in other countries:WP7.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
WESCO International Inc is a provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating and original equipment manufacturers products, construction materials, and supply chain management and logistics services.

Pittsburgh-based Wesco was created in 1994 to acquire Westinghouse Electric's distribution businesses. Today, it is a leading distributor of electrical supplies and other industrial products, with 82% of sales from the United States and 18% from abroad. The company distributes more than 1 million products from 25,000 suppliers to 75,000 customers. In 2016, the company earned $7.3 billion in revenue, with 36% from industrial; 34% from construction; 16% from utility; and 14% from commercial, institutional, and government, or CIG, customers.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 30.84
WCC's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 16.81 vs. WCC: 30.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WCC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 14.45 Max: 36.28
Current: 30.84
2.32
36.28
Forward PE Ratio 17.67
WCC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 18.05 vs. WCC: 17.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 30.84
WCC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
78% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.02 vs. WCC: 30.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WCC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 14.45 Max: 36.28
Current: 30.84
2.32
36.28
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 20.82
WCC's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
64% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. WCC: 20.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
WCC' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.04  Med: 13.49 Max: 72.2
Current: 20.82
2.04
72.2
PB Ratio 1.51
WCC's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. WCC: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WCC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.81 Max: 5.37
Current: 1.51
0.7
5.37
PS Ratio 0.38
WCC's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. WCC: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WCC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.44 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.38
0.09
0.7
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 10.35
WCC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
66% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 13.07 vs. WCC: 10.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WCC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.07  Med: 12.56 Max: 47.04
Current: 10.35
2.07
47.04
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.74
WCC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
53% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.08 vs. WCC: 9.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WCC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.87  Med: 11.45 Max: 33.44
Current: 9.74
1.87
33.44
EV-to-EBIT 14.63
WCC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.51 vs. WCC: 14.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WCC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 11.2 Max: 16.8
Current: 14.63
4.2
16.8
EV-to-EBITDA 12.18
WCC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
53% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.92 vs. WCC: 12.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WCC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 9.8 Max: 15.1
Current: 12.18
3.9
15.1
PEG Ratio 10.03
WCC's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. WCC: 10.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WCC' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.81 Max: 13.6
Current: 10.03
0.06
13.6
Shiller PE Ratio 14.72
WCC's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 27.55 vs. WCC: 14.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WCC' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.52  Med: 16.74 Max: 24.18
Current: 14.72
6.52
24.18
Current Ratio 2.42
WCC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. WCC: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WCC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.25  Med: 1.52 Max: 2.42
Current: 2.42
1.25
2.42
Quick Ratio 1.51
WCC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. WCC: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WCC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.53
Current: 1.51
0.51
1.53
Days Inventory 51.32
WCC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 70.70 vs. WCC: 51.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WCC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.38  Med: 49.02 Max: 54.54
Current: 51.32
45.38
54.54
Days Sales Outstanding 51.47
WCC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
55% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 53.73 vs. WCC: 51.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WCC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.82  Med: 53.39 Max: 62.47
Current: 51.47
49.82
62.47
Days Payable 42.45
WCC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
52% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 42.82 vs. WCC: 42.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WCC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.42  Med: 44.72 Max: 49.14
Current: 42.45
41.42
49.14

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.10
WCC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. WCC: -3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WCC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.6  Med: -0.35 Max: 5
Current: -3.1
-6.6
5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.74
WCC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. WCC: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
WCC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.85
Current: 0.74
0.27
1.85
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.91
WCC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. WCC: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WCC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.44
Current: 0.91
0.15
1.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.84
WCC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
59% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. WCC: 6.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WCC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 8.9 Max: 23.9
Current: 6.84
6
23.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 11.07
WCC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
71% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. WCC: 11.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WCC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.6  Med: 21.5 Max: 70.2
Current: 11.07
-1.6
70.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $7,336
EPS (TTM) $ 2.03
Beta1.99
Short Percentage of Float3.77%
52-Week Range $49.67 - 76.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)53.08

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 7,491 7,808 8,000
EPS ($) 3.85 4.49 5.20
EPS without NRI ($) 3.85 4.49 5.20
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
17.54%
Dividends per Share ($)
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