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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.11
WCC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. WCC: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WCC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.07 Max: N/A
Current: 0.11
Equity to Asset 0.40
WCC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. WCC: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WCC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.12  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.46
Current: 0.4
-0.12
0.46
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.53
M-Score: -2.60
WACC vs ROIC
9.10%
10.17%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.83
WCC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. WCC: 5.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WCC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.3  Med: 4.17 Max: 6.86
Current: 5.83
2.3
6.86
Net-margin (%) 3.43
WCC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. WCC: 3.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WCC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.25  Med: 2.28 Max: 4.08
Current: 3.43
-0.25
4.08
ROE (%) 14.51
WCC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. WCC: 14.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WCC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 10.77  Med: 16.66 Max: 35.09
Current: 14.51
10.77
35.09
ROA (%) 5.67
WCC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. WCC: 5.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WCC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.74  Med: 5.20 Max: 9.71
Current: 5.67
1.74
9.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 32.99
WCC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.38 vs. WCC: 32.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WCC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 22.54  Med: 34.44 Max: 61.13
Current: 32.99
22.54
61.13
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.30
WCC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. WCC: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WCC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.4  Med: 5.55 Max: 16.3
Current: 6.3
-4.4
16.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.90
WCC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. WCC: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WCC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -17.4  Med: 14.25 Max: 46.3
Current: 10.9
-17.4
46.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.50
WCC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. WCC: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WCC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.6  Med: 17.10 Max: 85.4
Current: 9.5
-20.6
85.4
» WCC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

WCC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Robert Olstein 39,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 170,000 sh (+50.15%)
Alan Fournier 1,610,108 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 184,300 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 2,198,100 sh (-0.54%)
Scott Black 3,074 sh (-2.29%)
NWQ Managers 186,587 sh (-3.76%)
Joel Greenblatt 336,275 sh (-30.69%)
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Q3 2014

WCC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 3,204 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 858,700 sh (+365.93%)
Robert Olstein 101,000 sh (+158.97%)
NWQ Managers 196,413 sh (+5.27%)
Alan Fournier 1,610,108 sh (unchged)
Scott Black 3,074 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 1,981,100 sh (-9.87%)
Joel Greenblatt 49,885 sh (-85.17%)
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Q4 2014

WCC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Scott Black 87,866 sh (+2758.36%)
Joel Greenblatt 300,722 sh (+502.83%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,519 sh (+165.89%)
Robert Olstein 156,000 sh (+54.46%)
Columbia Wanger 1,821,100 sh (-8.08%)
NWQ Managers 170,638 sh (-13.12%)
Alan Fournier 1,332,685 sh (-17.23%)
Steven Cohen 227,000 sh (-73.56%)
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Q1 2015

WCC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chris Davis 292,311 sh (New)
Jeff Ubben 1,064,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 253,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,095,152 sh (+264.17%)
Robert Olstein 239,000 sh (+53.21%)
Scott Black 128,750 sh (+46.53%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,288 sh (+20.77%)
Columbia Wanger 1,821,100 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Alan Fournier Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.43
WCC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
54% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. WCC: 13.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WCC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.32  Med: 15.43 Max: 29.26
Current: 13.43
2.32
29.26
Forward P/E 11.70
WCC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
54% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.25 vs. WCC: 11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.10
WCC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
54% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. WCC: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WCC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.32  Med: 15.41 Max: 29.25
Current: 14.1
2.32
29.25
P/B 1.67
WCC's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. WCC: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WCC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 2.08 Max: 7.01
Current: 1.67
0.7
7.01
P/S 0.46
WCC's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. WCC: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WCC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.46
0.08
0.85
PFCF 13.29
WCC's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 21.27 vs. WCC: 13.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WCC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.07  Med: 14.14 Max: 112.34
Current: 13.29
2.07
112.34
POCF 12.34
WCC's POCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. WCC: 12.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WCC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.85  Med: 13.11 Max: 59.92
Current: 12.34
1.85
59.92
EV-to-EBIT 9.61
WCC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 12.48 vs. WCC: 9.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WCC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.3  Med: 11.40 Max: 18.1
Current: 9.61
4.3
18.1
PEG 0.82
WCC's PEG is ranked higher than
64% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. WCC: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WCC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.79 Max: 16.42
Current: 0.82
0.06
16.42
Shiller P/E 16.89
WCC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
53% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. WCC: 16.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WCC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.85  Med: 17.06 Max: 70.04
Current: 16.89
3.85
70.04
Current Ratio 2.23
WCC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. WCC: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WCC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.50 Max: 2.3
Current: 2.23
1.15
2.3
Quick Ratio 1.44
WCC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. WCC: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WCC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.79 Max: 1.44
Current: 1.44
0.51
1.44
Days Inventory 48.05
WCC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 66.11 vs. WCC: 48.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WCC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 42.67  Med: 48.05 Max: 54.54
Current: 48.05
42.67
54.54
Days Sales Outstanding 50.03
WCC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 56.33 vs. WCC: 50.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WCC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 22.19  Med: 49.82 Max: 62.47
Current: 50.03
22.19
62.47

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.84
WCC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. WCC: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WCC' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.54
Current: 0.84
0.22
2.54
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.07
WCC's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
69% of the 13 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. WCC: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.01
WCC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. WCC: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WCC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.57
Current: 1.01
0.11
1.57
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.76
WCC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. WCC: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
WCC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.78 Max: 3.8
Current: 0.76
0.16
3.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.76
WCC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. WCC: 10.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WCC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.5  Med: 8.80 Max: 23.4
Current: 10.76
5.5
23.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 23.24
WCC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.49 vs. WCC: 23.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WCC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -3.7  Med: 20.10 Max: 70.9
Current: 23.24
-3.7
70.9

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Distribution » Industrial Distribution
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Traded in other countries:WP7.Germany,
Wesco International Inc was incorporated in 1993 and effectively formed in February 1994 upon acquiring a distribution business from Westinghouse Electric Corporation. 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. Its primary product categories include general electrical and industrial supplies, wire, cable and conduit, data and broadband communications, power distribution equipment, lighting and lighting control systems, control and automation, motors, and safety. Its product categories and associated product lines that offer are; General and Industrial Supplies, Wire, Cable and Conduit, Data and Broadband Communications, Power Distribution Equipment, Lighting and Controls, and Control, Automation and Motors. The Company offers a comprehensive portfolio of value-added capabilities, which includes supply chain management, logistics and transportation, procurement, warehousing and inventory management, as well as kitting, limited assembly of products and system installation. Its network of branches and distribution centers are located primarily in North America. The Company distributes over 1,000,000 products, grouped into six categories, from more than 25,000 suppliers utilizing automated, proprietary electronic procurement and inventory replenishment system. The Company competes directly with distributors of electrical and other industrial supplies. Its competition is primarily focused on the local service area, and is generally based on product line breadth, product availability, service capabilities and price. The Company currently has trademarks, patents and service marks registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Canadian Intellectual Property Office. 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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