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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 0.40
WOSYY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. WOSYY: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WOSYY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.32 Max: N/A
Current: 0.4
Equity-to-Asset 0.36
WOSYY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
68% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. WOSYY: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WOSYY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.36
0.3
0.49
Interest Coverage 13.83
WOSYY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 28.83 vs. WOSYY: 13.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WOSYY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.71  Med: 10.87 Max: 17.2
Current: 13.83
2.71
17.2
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 3.75
WACC vs ROIC
3.36%
11.52%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 4.55
WOSYY's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
63% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. WOSYY: 4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WOSYY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.2  Med: 3.76 Max: 5.75
Current: 4.55
-4.2
5.75
Net Margin % 3.77
WOSYY's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
66% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. WOSYY: 3.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WOSYY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.12  Med: 1.8 Max: 4.57
Current: 3.77
-8.12
4.57
ROE % 20.90
WOSYY's ROE % is ranked higher than
90% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.87 vs. WOSYY: 20.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WOSYY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.83  Med: 8.1 Max: 23.95
Current: 20.9
-34.83
23.95
ROA % 7.39
WOSYY's ROA % is ranked higher than
83% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. WOSYY: 7.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WOSYY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.12  Med: 3.2 Max: 8.43
Current: 7.39
-12.12
8.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 24.43
WOSYY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
75% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 13.11 vs. WOSYY: 24.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WOSYY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.3  Med: 19.61 Max: 29.63
Current: 24.43
-18.3
29.63
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 6.20
WOSYY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. WOSYY: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WOSYY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.6  Med: 7.3 Max: 19.3
Current: 6.2
-23.6
19.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 16.90
WOSYY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. WOSYY: 16.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
WOSYY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -79.3  Med: 7.7 Max: 235.8
Current: 16.9
-79.3
235.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 24.70
WOSYY's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. WOSYY: 24.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
WOSYY' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.1  Med: 12.6 Max: 78.5
Current: 24.7
-23.1
78.5
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Distribution » Industrial Distribution    NAICS: 238220 
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Traded in other countries:24W2.Germany, WOS.UK,
Headquarter Location:Switzerland
Wolseley PLC is a trade distributor of plumbing and heating products and a supplier of building materials.

Wolseley is a distributor of plumbing, building, and other supplies to the professional trade. It sells products used primarily in property remodelling and new construction. The company owns a diverse set of brands that operate B2B chains in North American and Europe. The largest of these is Ferguson, the market leader in U.S. plumbing supplies.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 20.62
WOSYY's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 16.81 vs. WOSYY: 20.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WOSYY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 21.89 Max: 171.89
Current: 20.62
5.3
171.89
Forward PE Ratio 14.97
WOSYY's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 18.05 vs. WOSYY: 14.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 27.84
WOSYY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
71% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.02 vs. WOSYY: 27.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WOSYY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.83  Med: 21.75 Max: 163.18
Current: 27.84
3.83
163.18
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 12.64
WOSYY's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
64% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. WOSYY: 12.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
WOSYY' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 14.48 Max: 20.5
Current: 12.64
1.03
20.5
PB Ratio 4.03
WOSYY's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. WOSYY: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WOSYY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 2.49 Max: 4.44
Current: 4.03
0.28
4.44
PS Ratio 0.87
WOSYY's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. WOSYY: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WOSYY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.87
0.06
0.92
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 22.09
WOSYY's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
71% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 13.07 vs. WOSYY: 22.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WOSYY' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.44  Med: 18.4 Max: 44.84
Current: 22.09
1.44
44.84
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 15.97
WOSYY's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
66% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.08 vs. WOSYY: 15.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WOSYY' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 13.23 Max: 24.9
Current: 15.97
0.96
24.9
EV-to-EBIT 18.51
WOSYY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
58% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.51 vs. WOSYY: 18.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WOSYY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.2  Med: 13 Max: 44.6
Current: 18.51
-26.2
44.6
EV-to-EBITDA 11.77
WOSYY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
50% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.92 vs. WOSYY: 11.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WOSYY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.2  Med: 10.5 Max: 380.9
Current: 11.77
-20.2
380.9
PEG Ratio 2.49
WOSYY's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. WOSYY: 2.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WOSYY' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.72 Max: 2.59
Current: 2.49
0.15
2.59
Shiller PE Ratio 125.03
WOSYY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 27.55 vs. WOSYY: 125.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WOSYY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.33  Med: 21.06 Max: 130.9
Current: 125.03
2.33
130.9
Current Ratio 1.46
WOSYY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. WOSYY: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WOSYY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 1.54 Max: 1.79
Current: 1.46
1.3
1.79
Quick Ratio 0.88
WOSYY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. WOSYY: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WOSYY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.88
0.69
1.14
Days Inventory 63.99
WOSYY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
55% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 70.70 vs. WOSYY: 63.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WOSYY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 59.87  Med: 63.42 Max: 70.27
Current: 63.99
59.87
70.27
Days Sales Outstanding 50.57
WOSYY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 53.73 vs. WOSYY: 50.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WOSYY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.48  Med: 46.49 Max: 59.13
Current: 50.57
41.48
59.13
Days Payable 80.29
WOSYY's Days Payable is ranked higher than
80% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 42.82 vs. WOSYY: 80.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WOSYY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 61.57  Med: 69.99 Max: 74.94
Current: 80.29
61.57
74.94

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.02
WOSYY's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
55% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. WOSYY: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
WOSYY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 2.1 Max: 23.35
Current: 2.02
0.59
23.35
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.58
WOSYY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. WOSYY: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
WOSYY' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.56 Max: 2.65
Current: 0.58
0.15
2.65
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 12.50
WOSYY's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. WOSYY: 12.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
WOSYY' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.8 Max: 124.1
Current: 12.5
0
124.1
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.02
WOSYY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
54% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. WOSYY: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 8.50
WOSYY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
88% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. WOSYY: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
WOSYY' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.48  Med: 8.88 Max: 98.27
Current: 8.5
2.48
98.27
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.70
WOSYY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. WOSYY: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WOSYY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.7  Med: -1 Max: 1.7
Current: 1.7
-25.7
1.7

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 547.44
WOSYY's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
98% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. WOSYY: 547.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
WOSYY' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.83  Med: 10.87 Max: 545.22
Current: 547.44
3.83
545.22
Price-to-Tangible-Book 6.58
WOSYY's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
86% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. WOSYY: 6.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WOSYY' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.64  Med: 4.21 Max: 15.48
Current: 6.58
1.64
15.48
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.85
WOSYY's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
86% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. WOSYY: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
WOSYY' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.89 Max: 4.2
Current: 2.85
0.56
4.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.40
WOSYY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
54% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. WOSYY: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WOSYY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 6.5 Max: 16.7
Current: 5.4
2.2
16.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 12.20
WOSYY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
73% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. WOSYY: 12.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WOSYY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 19.2 Max: 118.4
Current: 12.2
4.7
118.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $20,491
EPS (TTM) $ 0.31
Beta1.15
Short Percentage of Float0.01%
52-Week Range $4.62 - 6.47
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2,529.39

Analyst Estimate

Jul17 Jul18 Jul19
Revenue (Mil $) 21,262 22,301 24,036
EPS ($) 0.37 0.40 0.45
EPS without NRI ($) 0.37 0.40 0.45
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
3.12%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.14 0.16 0.17
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