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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.09
WSO.B's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 2206 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. WSO.B: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WSO.B' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.10 Max: 12.56
Current: 0.09
0.01
12.56
Equity to Asset 0.50
WSO.B's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 2187 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. WSO.B: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WSO.B' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.5
0.42
0.8
Interest Coverage 56.16
WSO.B's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
57% of the 1334 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 156.90 vs. WSO.B: 56.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WSO.B' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.68  Med: 46.98 Max: 9999.99
Current: 56.16
29.68
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 6.18
M-Score: -2.52
WACC vs ROIC
8.46%
18.59%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.19
WSO.B's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. WSO.B: 8.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WSO.B' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.05  Med: 6.62 Max: 7.75
Current: 8.19
4.05
7.75
Net-margin (%) 4.17
WSO.B's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2196 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. WSO.B: 4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WSO.B' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.16  Med: 3.48 Max: 4.65
Current: 4.17
2.16
4.65
ROE (%) 18.84
WSO.B's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2175 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. WSO.B: 18.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WSO.B' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.62  Med: 12.81 Max: 17.56
Current: 18.84
6.62
17.56
ROA (%) 8.90
WSO.B's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2220 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. WSO.B: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WSO.B' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.62  Med: 7.94 Max: 11.86
Current: 8.9
4.62
11.86
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 33.82
WSO.B's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.53 vs. WSO.B: 33.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WSO.B' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.34  Med: 34.52 Max: 41.52
Current: 33.82
19.34
41.52
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.90
WSO.B's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1972 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. WSO.B: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WSO.B' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 8.45 Max: 34.7
Current: 7.9
0.1
34.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.30
WSO.B's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1528 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. WSO.B: 13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WSO.B' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.8  Med: 12.10 Max: 34.2
Current: 13.3
-14.8
34.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 16.60
WSO.B's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. WSO.B: 16.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WSO.B' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.8  Med: 13.25 Max: 33.4
Current: 16.6
-19.8
33.4
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-11)


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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 24.32
WSO.B's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1947 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.31 vs. WSO.B: 24.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WSO.B' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.37  Med: 24.54 Max: 43.92
Current: 24.32
13.37
43.92
Forward P/E 20.53
WSO.B's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
71% of the 910 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 13.83 vs. WSO.B: 20.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.74
WSO.B's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. WSO.B: 22.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WSO.B' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.94  Med: 23.34 Max: 40.85
Current: 22.74
12.94
40.85
P/B 4.39
WSO.B's P/B is ranked lower than
87% of the 2550 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. WSO.B: 4.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WSO.B' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 2.80 Max: 5.05
Current: 4.39
1.58
5.05
P/S 0.96
WSO.B's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 2550 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. WSO.B: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WSO.B' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.21
Current: 0.96
0.5
1.21
PFCF 22.66
WSO.B's PFCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.13 vs. WSO.B: 22.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WSO.B' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.18  Med: 20.11 Max: 108.76
Current: 22.66
8.18
108.76
POCF 19.03
WSO.B's POCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 1845 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.95 vs. WSO.B: 19.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WSO.B' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.89  Med: 18.34 Max: 70.38
Current: 19.03
7.89
70.38
EV-to-EBIT 14.19
WSO.B's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 2027 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 12.29 vs. WSO.B: 14.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WSO.B' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.2  Med: 13.10 Max: 25.5
Current: 14.19
8.2
25.5
EV-to-EBITDA 13.43
WSO.B's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
63% of the 2208 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. WSO.B: 13.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WSO.B' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 12.30 Max: 23.1
Current: 13.43
7.8
23.1
PEG 0.94
WSO.B's PEG is ranked higher than
61% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. WSO.B: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WSO.B' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.30 Max: 75.09
Current: 0.94
0.63
75.09
Shiller P/E 37.49
WSO.B's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
64% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 24.90 vs. WSO.B: 37.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WSO.B' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.01  Med: 31.08 Max: 57.3
Current: 37.49
17.01
57.3
Current Ratio 3.97
WSO.B's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 2185 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. WSO.B: 3.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WSO.B' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.71  Med: 3.48 Max: 6.77
Current: 3.97
1.71
6.77
Quick Ratio 1.70
WSO.B's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. WSO.B: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WSO.B' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.57 Max: 3.41
Current: 1.7
0.87
3.41
Days Inventory 88.92
WSO.B's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
61% of the 2146 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 73.25 vs. WSO.B: 88.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WSO.B' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 67.41  Med: 74.74 Max: 80.62
Current: 88.92
67.41
80.62
Days Sales Outstanding 45.56
WSO.B's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 77.66 vs. WSO.B: 45.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WSO.B' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.48  Med: 39.66 Max: 48.55
Current: 45.56
32.48
48.55
Days Payable 23.73
WSO.B's Days Payable is ranked lower than
87% of the 1905 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 58.87 vs. WSO.B: 23.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WSO.B' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.11  Med: 25.23 Max: 34.99
Current: 23.73
18.11
34.99

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.43
WSO.B's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
55% of the 2017 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. WSO.B: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WSO.B' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 2.57 Max: 5.69
Current: 2.43
0.85
5.69
Dividend Payout 0.51
WSO.B's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
59% of the 1359 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. WSO.B: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
WSO.B' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.38 Max: 4.8
Current: 0.51
0.05
4.8
Dividend Growth (3y) -3.60
WSO.B's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
52% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. WSO.B: -3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
WSO.B' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.4  Med: 12.70 Max: 75.3
Current: -3.6
-17.4
75.3
Forward Dividend Yield 2.96
WSO.B's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
56% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. WSO.B: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.01
WSO.B's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
58% of the 2049 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. WSO.B: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WSO.B' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 2.13 Max: 4.71
Current: 2.01
0.7
4.71
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.80
WSO.B's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1481 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. WSO.B: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WSO.B' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.8  Med: -1.25 Max: 3.6
Current: -1.8
-11.8
3.6

Valuation & Return

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vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 16.11
WSO.B's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 1875 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. WSO.B: 16.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
WSO.B' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 4.24 Max: 31.74
Current: 16.11
1.96
31.74
Price/Tangible Book 13.16
WSO.B's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
93% of the 2454 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. WSO.B: 13.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WSO.B' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.47  Med: 3.62 Max: 20.19
Current: 13.16
1.47
20.19
Price/Projected FCF 1.71
WSO.B's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
60% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WSO.B: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WSO.B' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.28 Max: 19.19
Current: 1.71
0.77
19.19
Price/Median PS Value 1.29
WSO.B's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
61% of the 2412 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. WSO.B: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WSO.B' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.51
Current: 1.29
0.29
1.51
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.59
WSO.B's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. WSO.B: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
WSO.B' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.18 Max: 3.77
Current: 1.59
0.4
3.77
Price/Graham Number 3.39
WSO.B's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
82% of the 1848 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. WSO.B: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WSO.B' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.80 Max: 4.73
Current: 3.39
0.78
4.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.04
WSO.B's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. WSO.B: 7.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WSO.B' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 7.60 Max: 12.2
Current: 7.04
3.9
12.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 17.92
WSO.B's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1137 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.14 vs. WSO.B: 17.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WSO.B' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.3  Med: 19.20 Max: 31
Current: 17.92
-2.3
31

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $4086
EPS $ 4.88
Beta0.87
Short Percentage of Float0.02%
52-Week Range $108.01 - 131.45
Shares Outstanding(Mil)35.28

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 4,132 4,307
EPS($) 4.97 5.60
EPS without NRI($) 4.97 5.60

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronics Distribution
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