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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 0.07
WCC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. WCC: 0.07 )
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: 0.18
Current: 0.07
0.01
0.18
Equity-to-Asset 0.44
WCC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. WCC: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WCC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.13  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.46
Current: 0.44
-0.13
0.46
Debt-to-Equity 0.68
WCC's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
61% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. WCC: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
WCC' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.05  Med: 0.95 Max: 4.78
Current: 0.68
-5.05
4.78
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.82
WCC's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
59% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. WCC: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
WCC' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.91  Med: 3.16 Max: 4.79
Current: 2.82
1.91
4.79
Interest Coverage 4.70
WCC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
77% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 26.07 vs. WCC: 4.70 )
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: 4.7
3.35
6.97
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 3.40
Beneish M-Score: -2.27
WACC vs ROIC
10.57%
7.11%
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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 4.30
WCC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
58% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. WCC: 4.30 )
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: 4.3
3.89
6.57
Net Margin % 2.52
WCC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
64% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. WCC: 2.52 )
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: 2.52
1.38
4.01
ROE % 9.16
WCC's ROE % is ranked lower than
58% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. WCC: 9.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WCC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.36  Med: 14.43 Max: 35.09
Current: 9.16
5.36
35.09
ROA % 4.09
WCC's ROA % is ranked lower than
57% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. WCC: 4.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WCC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.24  Med: 5.56 Max: 8.47
Current: 4.09
2.24
8.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 31.19
WCC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
73% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 13.83 vs. WCC: 31.19 )
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: 31.19
22.54
41.35
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 2.10
WCC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
57% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 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
78% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 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
86% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 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
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Guru Trades

Q4 2016

WCC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Caxton Associates 70,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 266,400 sh (New)
Jim Simons 66,100 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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Q1 2017

WCC Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Pioneer Investments 110,067 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 116,400 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 398 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 372,000 sh (+39.64%)
Jeremy Grantham 38,400 sh (+1.31%)
Bernard Horn 92,511 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Chris Davis Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Robert Olstein 134,560 sh (-14.16%)
Joel Greenblatt 62,546 sh (-58.79%)
Jim Simons 14,400 sh (-78.21%)
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Q2 2017

WCC Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Caxton Associates 110,000 sh (New)
David Dreman 434 sh (New)
Jim Simons 230,103 sh (+1497.94%)
Robert Olstein 267,950 sh (+99.13%)
Joel Greenblatt 116,563 sh (+86.36%)
Steven Cohen 534,200 sh (+43.60%)
Paul Tudor Jones 123,870 sh (+6.42%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 398 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 92,511 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 34,900 sh (-9.11%)
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Q3 2017

WCC Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Diamond Hill Capital 8,620 sh (New)
Bernard Horn 126,911 sh (+37.18%)
Jim Simons 275,912 sh (+19.91%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 432 sh (+8.54%)
Robert Olstein 277,846 sh (+3.69%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
David Dreman 217 sh (-50.00%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WCC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Robert Olstein 2017-09-30 Add 3.69%0.07%$49.6 - $58.65 $ 62.9517%277,846
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-09-30 Add 8.54%$49.6 - $58.65 $ 62.9517%432
David Dreman 2017-09-30 Reduce -50.00%0.01%$49.6 - $58.65 $ 62.9517%217
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 Sold Out 0.09%$49.6 - $58.65 $ 62.9517%0
Robert Olstein 2017-06-30 Add 99.13%0.97%$53.95 - $70.6 $ 62.951%267,950
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Add 86.36%0.04%$53.95 - $70.6 $ 62.951%116,563
David Dreman 2017-06-30 New Buy0.01%$53.95 - $70.6 $ 62.951%434
Robert Olstein 2017-03-31 Reduce -14.16%0.19%$66.1 - $74.45 $ 62.95-10%134,560
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Reduce -58.79%0.08%$66.1 - $74.45 $ 62.95-10%62,546
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-03-31 New Buy$66.1 - $74.45 $ 62.95-10%398
David Dreman 2017-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$66.1 - $74.45 $ 62.95-10%0
Chris Davis 2017-03-31 Sold Out 0.06%$66.1 - $74.45 $ 62.95-10%0
Chris Davis 2016-12-31 Reduce -58.97%0.08%$51.7 - $72.15 $ 62.95-1%202,932
Robert Olstein 2016-12-31 Reduce -25.48%0.43%$51.7 - $72.15 $ 62.95-1%156,760
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 Add 223.99%0.09%$51.7 - $72.15 $ 62.95-1%151,777
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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 distributor of electrical, industrial and communications maintenance, repair and operating and original equipment manufacturer products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistics services.

Wesco International is a valued-added industrial distributor that operates across four distinct end markets: industrial (36% of sales), construction (34%), utility (16%), and commercial, institutional, and government (14%). The company offers more than 1 million products to its 75,000 active customers through a distribution network of 500 branches and nine distribution centers. Although Wesco generates 97% of its sales in North America, the company has a global reach, with operations in 14 other countries.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 16.26
WCC's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. WCC: 16.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WCC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 14.44 Max: 36.28
Current: 16.26
2.32
36.28
Forward PE Ratio 14.75
WCC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 16.18 vs. WCC: 14.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 16.26
WCC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
80% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. WCC: 16.26 )
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: 14.44 Max: 36.28
Current: 16.26
2.32
36.28
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 22.76
WCC's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
77% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 19.28 vs. WCC: 22.76 )
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: 13.59 Max: 72.2
Current: 22.76
2.04
72.2
PB Ratio 1.44
WCC's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. WCC: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WCC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.73 Max: 5.22
Current: 1.44
0.7
5.22
PS Ratio 0.41
WCC's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. WCC: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WCC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.41
0.08
0.69
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 21.56
WCC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
67% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.58 vs. WCC: 21.56 )
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: 12.51 Max: 49.45
Current: 21.56
2.07
49.45
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 18.84
WCC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
56% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 13.85 vs. WCC: 18.84 )
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: 1.85  Med: 11.45 Max: 34.61
Current: 18.84
1.85
34.61
EV-to-EBIT 9.64
WCC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 12.69 vs. WCC: 9.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WCC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 11.1 Max: 19.7
Current: 9.64
4.2
19.7
EV-to-EBITDA 8.44
WCC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
51% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.53 vs. WCC: 8.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WCC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 9.7 Max: 15.3
Current: 8.44
3.9
15.3
EV-to-Revenue 0.57
WCC's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
57% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. WCC: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
WCC' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.6 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.57
0.3
0.9
PEG Ratio 5.06
WCC's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. WCC: 5.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WCC' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.78 Max: 36.28
Current: 5.06
0.06
36.28
Shiller PE Ratio 15.11
WCC's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 27.55 vs. WCC: 15.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WCC' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.49  Med: 16.55 Max: 24.05
Current: 15.11
6.49
24.05
Current Ratio 2.31
WCC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. WCC: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WCC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.55 Max: 2.42
Current: 2.31
1.15
2.42
Quick Ratio 1.42
WCC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. WCC: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WCC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.53
Current: 1.42
0.51
1.53
Days Inventory 52.04
WCC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 70.52 vs. WCC: 52.04 )
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: 52.04
45.38
54.54
Days Sales Outstanding 64.41
WCC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
54% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 55.68 vs. WCC: 64.41 )
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: 64.41
Current: 64.41
49.82
64.41
Days Payable 50.79
WCC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
56% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 42.71 vs. WCC: 50.79 )
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: 50.79
Current: 50.79
41.42
50.79

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.20
WCC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. WCC: -3.20 )
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: -3.2
-6.6
5

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.75
WCC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. WCC: 0.75 )
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: 0.22  Med: 0.87 Max: 2.54
Current: 0.75
0.22
2.54
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.98
WCC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. WCC: 0.98 )
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: 0.12  Med: 0.79 Max: 1.72
Current: 0.98
0.12
1.72
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 10.38
WCC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
61% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.96 vs. WCC: 10.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WCC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 9 Max: 23.9
Current: 10.38
5.1
23.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 6.77
WCC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
62% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.72 vs. WCC: 6.77 )
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: -1.9  Med: 19.3 Max: 70.6
Current: 6.77
-1.9
70.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $7,475.64
EPS (TTM) $ 3.87
Beta1.93
Short Percentage of Float3.63%
52-Week Range $48.95 - 76.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)47.00

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 7,583 7,951 8,190
EPS ($) 3.83 4.25 4.67
EPS without NRI ($) 3.83 4.25 4.67
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
8.26%
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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