ScanSource Company Profile (NASDAQ:SCSC)

About ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC)

ScanSource logoScanSource, Inc. is a provider of technology products and solutions. The Company and its subsidiaries provide solutions for technology manufacturers and sell to resellers in technology markets, such as point-of-sale (POS) and Barcode, Networking and Security, Communications and Emerging Technologies. It operates through two segments: Worldwide Barcode & Security and Worldwide Communications & Services. The Barcode & Security distribution segment focuses on automatic identification and data capture (AIDC), POS, electronic physical security and three dimensional (3D) printing technologies. The Communications & Services distribution segment focuses on communications technologies and services. As of June 30, 2016, the Company marketed over 100,000 products from approximately 400 hardware and software vendors to approximately 35,000 reseller customers from distribution centers in Mississippi, Virginia, Florida, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Belgium, France, Germany and the United Kingdom.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Technical & System Software
  • Sub-Industry: Technology Distributors
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:SCSC
  • CUSIP: 80603710
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $970.79 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,314,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $38.78
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $39.44
  • 52 Week Range: $29.05 - $44.95
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.56
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.53
  • P/E Growth: 1.60
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.53 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.28
  • Book Value: $31.95 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.20
  • EBIDTA: $109.04 million
  • Net Margins: 1.85%
  • Return on Equity: 8.56%
  • Return on Assets: 4.17%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.18%
  • Current Ratio: 1.99%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.17%
  • Average Volume: 104,716 shs.
  • Beta: 1.18
  • Short Ratio: 2.79

Frequently Asked Questions for ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC)

What is ScanSource's stock symbol?

ScanSource trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SCSC."

How were ScanSource's earnings last quarter?

ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCSC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.01. The business earned $813.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $833.10 million. ScanSource had a net margin of 1.85% and a return on equity of 8.56%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.64 EPS. View ScanSource's Earnings History.

What guidance has ScanSource issued on next quarter's earnings?

ScanSource updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.64-0.71 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.75. The company issued revenue guidance of $860-920 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $909.22 million.

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

2 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for ScanSource's stock. Their predictions range from $42.00 to $48.50. On average, they anticipate ScanSource's stock price to reach $45.25 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for ScanSource.

Are investors shorting ScanSource?

ScanSource saw a decrease in short interest in April. As of April 13th, there was short interest totalling 250,828 shares, a decrease of 4.4% from the March 31st total of 262,377 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 99,794 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.5 days.

Who are some of ScanSource's key competitors?

Who owns ScanSource stock?

ScanSource's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.36%), FMR LLC (11.43%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.11%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.53%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (5.08%) and Wellington Management Group LLP (4.78%). Company insiders that own ScanSource stock include Charles R Whitchurch, John J Ellsworth, John Patrick Reilly, Michael J Grainger, Michael L Baur and Steven R Fischer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for ScanSource.

Who sold ScanSource stock? Who is selling ScanSource stock?

ScanSource's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Royce & Associates LP, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., Morgan Stanley and DUPONT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Corp. Company insiders that have sold ScanSource stock in the last year include Charles R Whitchurch, John J Ellsworth, John Patrick Reilly, Michael J Grainger and Michael L Baur. View Insider Buying and Selling for ScanSource.

Who bought ScanSource stock? Who is buying ScanSource stock?

ScanSource's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., LSV Asset Management, Martingale Asset Management L P, Vanguard Group Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc., Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. and Renaissance Technologies LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for ScanSource.

How do I buy ScanSource stock?

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

How much does a share of ScanSource stock cost?

One share of ScanSource stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.35.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $45.25 (17.99% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/20/2017FinTrust AdvisorsDowngradeBuy -> Hold$42.20 -> $48.50N/AView Rating Details
8/30/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Lower Price TargetOutperform$44.00 -> $42.00N/AView Rating Details
12/23/2015Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC)
Earnings by Quarter for ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC)
Earnings History by Quarter for ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/9/2017Q3 2017$0.66$0.65$833.10 million$813.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2017Q217$0.72$0.75$962.57 million$904.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q117$0.66$0.68$892.46 million$932.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/29/2016Q416$0.71$0.51$911.11 million$877.47 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q316$0.65$0.64$871.06 million$798.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q116$0.56$0.68$854.38 million$870.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/20/2015Q415$0.58$0.66$822.08 million$856.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q315$0.56$0.52$808.07 million$736.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q215$0.66$0.68$795.08 million$807.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q115$0.61$0.75$753.00 million$791.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/21/2014Q414$0.59$0.94$740.03 million$758.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q314$0.54$0.59$710.27 million$683.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q214$0.65$0.64$755.99 million$740.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q114$0.58$0.69$730.10 million$731.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/22/2013Q4 2013$0.61$0.71$724.15 million$712.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q3 2013$0.49$0.50$677.64 million$683.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/24/2013Q2 2013$0.62$0.59$743.66 million$747.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.61$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/16/2012$0.62$0.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.54$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$0.69$0.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.64$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/18/2011$0.65$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.58$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$0.59$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.78
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.20
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.67$0.67$0.67
Q2 20171$0.72$0.72$0.72
Q3 20171$0.69$0.69$0.69
Q4 20171$0.70$0.70$0.70
Q1 20181$0.85$0.85$0.85
Q2 20181$0.84$0.84$0.84
Q3 20181$0.68$0.68$0.68
Q4 20181$0.83$0.83$0.83
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.03%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 98.93%
Insider Trades by Quarter for ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/17/2017Michael L BaurCEOSell50,000$40.21$2,010,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2017Michael J GraingerDirectorSell2,900$43.15$125,135.00View SEC Filing  
12/19/2016Michael J GraingerDirectorSell800$40.54$32,432.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2016John J EllsworthEVPSell10,000$40.07$400,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2016Michael L BaurCEOSell100,000$37.02$3,702,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2016John Patrick ReillyDirectorSell10,000$38.84$388,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Charles R WhitchurchDirectorSell5,000$38.11$190,550.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Steven R FischerDirectorSell10,000$38.79$387,900.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016John J EllsworthEVPSell2,867$39.50$113,246.50View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Michael L BaurCEOSell53,506$37.05$1,982,397.30View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016Michael L BaurCEOSell17,978$37.00$665,186.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Michael L BaurCEOSell13,706$37.17$509,452.02View SEC Filing  
12/31/2015Michael L. BaurCEOSell59,112$33.31$1,969,020.72View SEC Filing  
6/2/2015Michael L BaurCEOSell22,000$39.07$859,540.00View SEC Filing  
4/15/2015Michael L BaurCEOSell23,664$40.85$966,674.40View SEC Filing  
3/24/2015Gerald LyonsSVPSell1,000$41.01$41,010.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2015Michael J GraingerDirectorBuy2,200$34.81$76,582.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014John J EllsworthEVPSell8,709$41.47$361,162.23View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Michael L BaurCEOSell10,000$42.00$420,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014John J EllsworthEVPSell2,000$39.90$79,800.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2014Michael L BaurCEOSell10,000$35.00$350,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2014John EllsworthVPSell1,500$39.01$58,515.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2014Michael BaurCEOSell20,000$42.21$844,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013John J EllsworthVPSell7,750$42.46$329,065.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2013Michael L BaurCEOSell20,000$41.23$824,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2013Michael J GraingerDirectorSell13,800$40.00$552,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013Michael L BaurCEOSell26,515$40.02$1,061,130.30View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013Andrea D MeadeEVPSell10,000$40.00$400,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013Michael L BaurCEOSell13,485$40.00$539,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013John J EllsworthVPSell1,000$38.75$38,750.00View SEC Filing  
10/16/2013Michael L BaurCEOSell20,000$34.89$697,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2013John J EllsworthVPSell1,000$33.00$33,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2013Andrea D MeadeEVPSell4,400$36.00$158,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2013Michael L BaurCEOSell25,512$35.67$910,013.04View SEC Filing  
6/21/2013John J EllsworthVPSell2,400$34.00$81,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013Steven R FischerDirectorSell3,000$32.50$97,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Steven R FischerDirectorSell3,000$31.45$94,350.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Andrea D MeadeEVPSell23,198$31.03$719,833.94View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Andrea D MeadeEVPSell5,088$31.00$157,728.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013John J EllsworthVPSell1,000$31.00$31,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013John Patrick ReillyDirectorSell9,400$30.09$282,846.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2012Michael L BaurCEOSell30,000$29.44$883,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2012Michael L BaurCEOSell30,000$31.82$954,600.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC)
Latest Headlines for ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC)
DateHeadline logoScanSource Named Distributor of the Year by Honeywell in Central and South America Region - May 24 at 8:14 PM logoScanSource POS and Barcode Named NCR Distributor of the Year - May 23 at 7:07 PM logoETFs with exposure to ScanSource, Inc. : May 22, 2017 - May 22 at 6:48 PM logoScanSource, Inc. :SCSC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 12:41 PM logoScanSource Leaders Recognized as 2017 CRN Women of the Channel - May 16 at 7:39 PM logoScanSource, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SCSC-US : May 15, 2017 - May 15 at 9:27 AM logoZacks Investment Research Lowers ScanSource, Inc. (SCSC) to Sell - May 13 at 7:24 AM logoNorthcoast Research Weighs in on ScanSource, Inc.'s FY2017 Earnings (SCSC) - May 12 at 12:32 PM logoQ4 2017 Earnings Forecast for ScanSource, Inc. (SCSC) Issued By Northcoast Research - May 11 at 12:26 PM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of ScanSource Inc. Q3 Earnings Report - May 10 at 7:56 PM logoEdited Transcript of SCSC earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 9:00pm GMT - May 10 at 7:56 PM logoScanSource, Inc. (SCSC) Announces Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.01 EPS - May 10 at 6:20 PM logoScanSource Reports Third Quarter Results - May 9 at 7:16 PM logoScanSource, Inc. (SCSC) Issues Q4 Earnings Guidance - May 9 at 6:24 PM logoScanSource misses Street 3Q forecasts - May 9 at 6:01 PM logo Analysts Expect ScanSource, Inc. (SCSC) Will Post Earnings of $0.66 Per Share - May 9 at 8:10 AM logoScanSource, Inc. (SCSC) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - May 6 at 7:22 AM logoNorthcoast Research Brokers Increase Earnings Estimates for ScanSource, Inc. (SCSC) - May 5 at 10:56 AM logo Analysts Set $44.00 Price Target for ScanSource, Inc. (SCSC) - May 5 at 10:15 AM logoShort Interest in ScanSource, Inc. (SCSC) Declines By 4.4% - May 5 at 7:38 AM logoScanSource (SCSC) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows - May 3 at 2:56 PM logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Unlikely to Impact ScanSource (SCSC) Share Price - April 30 at 3:26 PM logoScanSource, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:SCSC) : April 28, 2017 - April 28 at 8:58 PM logoScanSource, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SCSC-US : April 27, 2017 - April 27 at 8:09 PM logoSomewhat Negative News Coverage Likely to Affect ScanSource (SCSC) Share Price - April 27 at 5:44 PM logoShoreTel Expands Relationship with Value-Added Distributor, ScanSource - April 26 at 4:13 PM logoShoreTel Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 - April 26 at 4:13 PM logoScanSource (SCSC) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 24 at 7:40 PM logoScanSource (SCSC) Earns News Sentiment Rating of -0.06 - April 21 at 8:14 PM logoScanSource to Announce Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Results on May 9, 2017 - April 18 at 6:59 PM logoScanSource (SCSC) Getting Positive News Coverage, Study Shows - April 18 at 6:03 PM logoZacks: ScanSource, Inc. (SCSC) Given $44.00 Consensus Target Price by Brokerages - April 18 at 1:26 PM logo Brokerages Expect ScanSource, Inc. (SCSC) to Announce $0.66 EPS - April 18 at 9:42 AM logoScanSource (SCSC) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 14 at 10:23 PM logoAnalysts Set Expectations for ScanSource, Inc.'s Q3 2018 Earnings (SCSC) - April 13 at 1:42 PM logoScanSource, Inc. Forecasted to Earn Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.82 Per Share (SCSC) - April 12 at 1:45 PM logoScanSource Acquires Kingcom’s Channel Business to Sell Verizon Solutions - April 10 at 9:16 AM logoZacks: ScanSource, Inc. (SCSC) Given $44.00 Consensus Price Target by Analysts - April 3 at 1:33 PM logoScanSource To Present At Raymond James Investors Conference;Webcast At 4:35PM - March 6 at 7:01 PM logoSCANSOURCE, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits - March 2 at 7:51 PM logoScanSource to Present at Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference - February 22 at 9:47 AM logoScanSource Barcode, Networking and Security Segment Co-President Paul Constantine Recognized as CRN Channel Chief - February 21 at 5:09 PM logoScanSource Named to FORTUNE Magazine's 2017 List of ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ - February 17 at 7:44 PM logoScanSource (SCSC) Catches Eye: Stock Adds 8.5% in Session - February 10 at 2:25 AM logoSCANSOURCE, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits - February 9 at 2:52 AM logoScanSource Reports Second Quarter Results - February 8 at 5:31 AM logo4:16 pm ScanSource beats by $0.03, misses on revs; Q3 EPS guidance mixed, revs in-line - February 8 at 5:31 AM logoEdited Transcript of SCSC earnings conference call or presentation 7-Feb-17 10:00pm GMT - February 8 at 5:31 AM logoQ2 2017 ScanSource Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - February 7 at 8:11 AM logoScanSource to Announce Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Results on February 7, 2017 - January 20 at 6:40 AM



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