CDW Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:CDW)

About CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW)

CDW Corporation logoCDW Corporation (CDW) is a provider of integrated information technology (IT) solutions in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The Company's segments include Corporate, Public and Other. The Corporate segment consists of private sector business customers in the United States based on employee size between Medium/Large customers, which primarily includes organizations with more than 100 employees, and Small Business customers, which primarily includes organizations with up to 100 employees. Its Public segment comprises government agencies and education and healthcare institutions in the United States. Its Other segment includes Canada and CDW UK. The CDW Advanced Services business consists primarily of customized engineering services delivered by technology specialists and engineers, and managed services that include Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offerings. The Company has centralized logistics and headquarters functions that provide services to the segments.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: IT Services & Consulting - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:CDW
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $10.04267 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 157,088,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $62.95
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $58.91
  • 52 Week Range: $40.56 - $66.33
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.78
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.88
  • P/E Growth: 1.46
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $14.19 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.70
  • Book Value: $5.74 per share
  • Price / Book: 11.04
  • Annual Dividend: $0.64
  • Dividend Yield: 1.0%
  • EBIDTA: $1.08 billion
  • Net Margins: 2.85%
  • Return on Equity: 55.44%
  • Return on Assets: 8.01%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.60%
  • Current Ratio: 1.39%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.17%
  • Average Volume: 845,789 shs.
  • Beta: 1.08
  • Short Ratio: 3.24
Frequently Asked Questions for CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW)

What is CDW Corporation's stock symbol?

CDW Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CDW."

How often does CDW Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CDW Corporation?

CDW Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, May 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Monday, June 12th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 23rd. View CDW Corporation's Dividend History.

How were CDW Corporation's earnings last quarter?

CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW) released its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.71 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $3.32 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.24 billion. CDW Corporation had a return on equity of 55.44% and a net margin of 2.85%. CDW Corporation's revenue was up 6.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.67 EPS. View CDW Corporation's Earnings History.

When will CDW Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

CDW Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 3rd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for CDW Corporation.

Where is CDW Corporation's stock going? Where will CDW Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

9 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for CDW Corporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $71.00. On average, they anticipate CDW Corporation's share price to reach $61.31 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for CDW Corporation.

What are analysts saying about CDW Corporation stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about CDW Corporation stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "CDW Corporation offers information technology products and services to business, government, education and healthcare customers primarily in the United States and Canada. Its hardware products comprise network communications, notebooks/mobile devices, data storage, video monitors, printers, desktops and servers as well as NetComm products. The company's software services include licensing, licensing management, software solutions and services. In addition, it offers configuration services which include virtualization, collaboration, security, mobility, data centre optimization and cloud computing. CDW Corporation is headquartered in Vernon Hills, Illinois. " (7/18/2017)
  • 2. Royal Bank Of Canada analysts commented, "CDW remains a compelling stock to own given its ability to sustain mid/high single digit sales growth and double-digit EPS growth largely driven by organic initiatives. We see room for upside in FY17E driven by multiple factors: 1) Tax Reform, given the current 38% taxrate, 2) potential to sustain mid/high single-digit revenue growth should broader macro accelerate (nascent signs it's happening), 3) capacity to improve capital allocation given solid FCF generation, 4) Potential for EBITDA margins to shift higher as services and solutions mix improves, and 5) Benefit from emerging growth areas within IT including cloud, hyperconverged, and all-flash. Maintain OP and $64 target." (3/6/2017)
  • 3. Needham & Company LLC analysts commented, "With strong financials as a positive backdrop, CDW successfully refinanced a portion of it debt this week. The company has been a good steward of shareholder assets and driven outsized returns. We expect these dynamics to continue against what is likely to be, in our view, a better IT spending environment in 2017. We are adjusting our estimates slightly for the more accurate interest expense change, and reiterate our Buy and increase our target to $66 (from $60)." (3/3/2017)

Who are some of CDW Corporation's key competitors?

Who are CDW Corporation's key executives?

CDW Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Thomas E. Richards, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Director
  • Ann E. Ziegler, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
  • Jonathan J. Stevens, Senior Vice President - Operations, Chief Information Officer
  • Christine A. Leahy, Senior Vice President - International, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, Chief Revenue Officer, General Council
  • Douglas E. Eckrote, Senior Vice President - Small Business Sales and E-commerce
  • Christina V. Rother, Senior Vice President - Public and Advanced Technology Sales
  • Mark Chong, Senior Vice President - Strategy and Marketing
  • Dennis G. Berger, Senior Vice President and Chief Coworker Services Officer
  • Neal J. Campbell, Senior Vice President - Strategic Solutions and Services
  • Christina M. Corley, Senior Vice President - Commercial and International Markets

Who owns CDW Corporation stock?

CDW Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (1.27%), Hallmark Capital Management Inc. (0.18%), First Quadrant L P CA (0.14%), BB&T Corp (0.10%), KAMES CAPITAL plc (0.06%) and Boston Advisors LLC (0.04%). Company insiders that own CDW Corporation stock include Christina M Corley, Christine A Leahy, Dennis G Berger, Douglas E Eckrote, Glenn M Creamer, Jonathan J Stevens, Madison Dearborn Partners Llc, Neil B Fairfield, Paul J Finnegan and Thomas E Richards. View Institutional Ownership Trends for CDW Corporation.

Who sold CDW Corporation stock? Who is selling CDW Corporation stock?

CDW Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fenimore Asset Management Inc., KAMES CAPITAL plc, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Hallmark Capital Management Inc., US Bancorp DE and CENTRAL TRUST Co. Company insiders that have sold CDW Corporation stock in the last year include Christina M Corley, Christine A Leahy, Dennis G Berger, Douglas E Eckrote, Jonathan J Stevens, Neil B Fairfield and Thomas E Richards. View Insider Buying and Selling for CDW Corporation.

Who bought CDW Corporation stock? Who is buying CDW Corporation stock?

CDW Corporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Quadrant L P CA, Boston Advisors LLC, Pensionfund DSM Netherlands, Pensionfund Sabic, James Investment Research Inc., Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Insight Capital Research & Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for CDW Corporation.

How do I buy CDW Corporation stock?

Shares of CDW Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is CDW Corporation's stock price today?

One share of CDW Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $63.36.

MarketBeat Community Rating for CDW Corporation (NASDAQ CDW)
Community Ranking:  3.5 out of 5 (   )
Outperform Votes:  254 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  113 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  367
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about CDW Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.78)
Consensus Price Target: $61.31 (3.23% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/24/2017Barclays PLCDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$64.00LowView Rating Details
6/26/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$64.00 -> $70.00LowView Rating Details
5/13/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
4/24/2017Northcoast ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$70.00HighView Rating Details
3/3/2017Needham & Company LLCBoost Price TargetBuy$60.00 -> $66.00N/AView Rating Details
2/1/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeBuy -> Conviction-Buy$61.00 -> $51.51N/AView Rating Details
12/9/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
8/4/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$43.00 -> $48.00N/AView Rating Details
8/2/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
5/5/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
10/14/2015Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$44.00 -> $48.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW)
Earnings by Quarter for CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW)
Earnings History by Quarter for CDW Corporation (NASDAQ CDW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2017$1.03N/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2017Q1 2017$0.71$0.75$3.24 billion$3.32 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2017Q416$0.81$0.86$3.52 billion$3.49 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$0.90$0.97$3.50 billion$3.71 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q216$0.85$0.93$3.65 billion$3.66 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.65$0.67$3.10 billion$3.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q415$0.72$0.73$3.42 billion$3.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.80$0.68$3.62 billion$3.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.70$0.78$3.24 billion$3.31 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$0.52$0.54$2.88 billion$2.76 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2015Q414$0.51$0.57$2.96 billion$3.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.60$0.64$3.11 billion$3.27 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.59$0.65$2.95 billion$3.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.41$0.47$2.57 billion$650.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014$0.46$0.54$2.74 billion$2.71 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014$0.46$0.54$2.74 billion$2.71 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014$0.46$0.54$2.74 billion$2.71 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014$0.46$0.54$2.74 billion$2.71 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014$0.46$0.54$2.74 billion$2.71 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q413$0.46$0.54$2.74 billion$2.71 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2014Q413$0.46$0.54$2.74 billion$2.71 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2013Q313$0.47$0.50$2.84 billion$2.86 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.61 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.99 EPS


Current Dividend Information for CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW)
Most Recent Dividend:6/12/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.64
Dividend Yield:1.01%
Payout Ratio:26.23% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
17.73% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
16.04% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW)

Dividend History by Quarter for CDW Corporation (NASDAQ CDW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 90.99%
Insider Trades by Quarter for CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW)
Insider Trades by Quarter for CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/17/2017Thomas E RichardsInsiderSell15,733$63.49$998,888.17View SEC Filing  
7/12/2017Christine A LeahyInsiderSell12,000$63.20$758,400.00View SEC Filing  
7/11/2017Christina M CorleyInsiderSell4,000$62.40$249,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/3/2017Jonathan J StevensInsiderSell6,700$62.55$419,085.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2017Christine A LeahyInsiderSell12,000$61.33$735,960.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2017Christina M CorleyInsiderSell4,000$60.21$240,840.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2017Jonathan J StevensInsiderSell6,700$60.93$408,231.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2017Christine A LeahyInsiderSell12,000$59.22$710,640.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017Christina M CorleyInsiderSell4,000$59.01$236,040.00View SEC Filing  
5/4/2017Jonathan J StevensInsiderSell6,700$58.91$394,697.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2017Neil B FairfieldVPSell5,323$59.44$316,399.12View SEC Filing  
2/16/2017Dennis G BergerInsiderSell67,800$58.87$3,991,386.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2016Douglas E EckroteInsiderSell80,000$44.04$3,523,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/30/2015Paul J FinneganDirectorSell4,245,947$44.05$187,033,965.35View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Christine A LeahyInsiderSell100,000$38.25$3,825,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Glenn M CreamerDirectorSell5,791,686$38.25$221,531,989.50View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Madison Dearborn Partners LlcMajor ShareholderSell6,550,571$38.25$250,559,340.75View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Thomas E RichardsCEOSell150,000$38.25$5,737,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Ann Elizabeth ZieglerInsiderSell30,769$36.80$1,132,299.20View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Paul J FinneganDirectorSell7,028,796$36.77$258,448,828.92View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Providence Equity Partners ViMajor ShareholderSell6,214,508$36.77$228,507,459.16View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014Ann Elizabeth ZieglerInsiderSell78,333$33.28$2,606,922.24View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014Thomas E RichardsCEOSell90,000$33.28$2,995,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Steven W AlesioDirectorBuy7,500$32.60$244,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Glenn M CreamerDirectorSell6,884,797$31.95$219,969,264.15View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Jonathan J StevensInsiderSell53,935$31.95$1,723,223.25View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Madison Dearborn Partners LlcMajor ShareholderSell7,786,914$31.95$248,791,902.30View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014Matthew TrokaInsiderSell26,204$25.55$669,512.20View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014Paul FinneganDirectorSell5,763,753$25.55$147,263,889.15View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014Providence Equity Partners Vimajor shareholderSell5,096,021$25.55$130,203,336.55View SEC Filing  
12/18/2013Douglas EckroteInsiderSell13,200$20.50$270,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2013Paul FinneganDirectorSell1,163,334$20.50$23,848,347.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2013Providence Equity Partners Vimajor shareholderSell1,028,563$20.50$21,085,541.50View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW)
Latest Headlines for CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW)
DateHeadline logoHead to Head Survey: CDW Corporation (CDW) & Datalink (DTLK) - July 27 at 11:02 AM logoCDW Corporation (CDW) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday - July 25 at 7:17 AM logoBenzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For July 24, 2017 - Benzinga - July 24 at 11:46 AM logoBarclays Downgrades CDW Corporation (CDW) to Equalweight ... - - July 24 at 11:46 AM logoCDW Corp (CDW) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $3.84 Billion - July 23 at 9:19 AM logoCDW Names Leahy, Corley to New Executive Roles - July 21 at 6:40 PM logoCDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.98 Per Share - July 21 at 12:31 PM logoCDW to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Results on August 3 ... - Nasdaq - July 20 at 6:51 PM logoInsider Selling: CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW) Insider Sells 15,733 Shares of Stock - July 19 at 7:16 PM logoCDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - July 18 at 6:24 PM logoCDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW) Insider Sells $758,400.00 in Stock - July 14 at 7:59 PM logoCDW Corporation (CDW) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - July 14 at 12:02 PM logoCDW Corporation (CDW) Insider Christina M. Corley Sells 4,000 Shares - July 13 at 7:52 PM logoCDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research - July 11 at 6:41 PM logoJonathan J. Stevens Sells 6,700 Shares of CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW) Stock - July 6 at 7:41 PM logoBidaskClub Lowers CDW Corporation (CDW) to Buy - June 29 at 9:52 PM logoCDW Corporation (CDW) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $3.84 Billion - June 29 at 11:40 AM logoNotable ETF Outflow Detected - VB, CDW, PKG, TFX - June 27 at 4:27 PM logoCDW Corporation (CDW) PT Raised to $70 at RBC Capital; 'Adjusting Estimates for Positive Data Points' - June 27 at 4:27 PM logoCDW Corporation (CDW) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.98 Per Share - June 27 at 10:08 AM logoCDW Corporation (CDW) PT Raised to $70 at RBC Capital; 'Adjusting Estimates for Positive Data Points' - - June 26 at 4:55 PM logoCDW Corporation (CDW) PT Raised to $70.00 at Royal Bank Of Canada - June 26 at 7:56 AM logoInteresting CDW Put And Call Options For August 18th - Nasdaq - June 20 at 4:49 PM logoCritical Review: Globant (GLOB) vs. CDW Corporation (CDW) - June 20 at 7:26 AM logoVB, CDW, PKG, TFX: ETF Inflow Alert - Nasdaq - June 19 at 7:12 PM logoCDW Corporation (CDW) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - June 19 at 9:24 AM logoCDW Corporation (CDW) Insider Christine A. Leahy Sells 12,000 Shares - June 16 at 7:34 PM logoInsider Selling: CDW Corporation (CDW) Insider Sells 4,000 Shares of Stock - June 13 at 8:14 PM logoCDW Corporation (CDW) Short Interest Up 45.9% in May - June 13 at 7:04 AM logoHead to Head Contrast: 21Vianet Group (VNET) versus CDW Corp (CDW) - June 10 at 12:04 PM logoCDW Corporation (CDW) Presents At Baird's Global Consumer, Technology & Services Conference - Slideshow - June 9 at 4:49 PM logoCDW to Present at the NASDAQ 36th Investor Program - June 9 at 4:47 PM
News IconFacebook, IBM, and 5 other big-name tech companies based in small-town America - June 8 at 10:15 PM logoCDW Corp (CDW) & Globant SA (GLOB) Head-To-Head Contrast - June 7 at 4:42 PM logoThree Momentum Stocks Breaking Out - June 7 at 1:21 PM logoCDW Corp (CDW) Insider Sells $408,231.00 in Stock - June 6 at 7:50 PM logoCDW (CDW) Presents At Stifel 2017 Technology, Internet & Media Conference - Slideshow - June 6 at 4:24 PM logoCDW Crosses Above Average Analyst Target - June 5 at 12:20 PM logoCDW Corp (CDW) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $3.84 Billion - June 3 at 9:48 AM logoETFs with exposure to CDW Corp. : June 1, 2017 - June 1 at 4:47 PM logo Analysts Anticipate CDW Corp (CDW) Will Announce Earnings of $0.98 Per Share - June 1 at 8:12 AM logoVBR, CDW, TFX, STLD: Large Outflows Detected at ETF - May 25 at 10:44 PM logoCDW to Present at the Baird 2017 Global Consumer, Technology and Services Conference - May 24 at 9:07 PM logoCDW Corp. : CDW-US: Dividend Analysis : May 25th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 24, 2017 - May 24 at 12:51 PM logoCDW Corp (CDW) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - May 23 at 7:48 AM logoCDW to Present at the Stifel 2017 Technology, Internet & Media Conference - May 19 at 9:10 PM logoCDW Corp (CDW) Given Outperform Rating at Royal Bank of Canada - May 19 at 9:02 PM logoChristine A. Leahy Sells 12,000 Shares of CDW Corp (CDW) Stock - May 19 at 7:58 PM logoETFs with exposure to CDW Corp. : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 4:09 PM logoCDW Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CDW-US : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 8:49 AM



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