NYSE:WCC - WESCO International Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$55.67 +1.08 (+1.98 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$54.59
Today's Range$55.06 - $55.81
52-Week Range$43.94 - $66.65
Volume521,921 shs
Average Volume520,988 shs
Market Capitalization$2.60 billion
P/E Ratio11.55
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.67
WESCO International, Inc. distributes electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) and original equipment manufacturers products and construction materials in North America and internationally. The company sells general supplies, such as wiring devices, fuses, terminals, connectors, boxes, enclosures, fittings, lugs, terminations, wraps, splicing and marking equipment, tools and testers, safety, personal protection, sealants, cutting tools, adhesives, consumables, fasteners, janitorial, and other MRO supplies. It also distributes wires, cables, raceways, and metallic and non-metallic conduits; and communications and security products, including structured cabling systems, broadband products, low voltage specialty systems, specialty wire and cable products, equipment racks and cabinets, access controls, alarms, cameras, and paging and voice solutions. In addition, the company sells electrical distribution and controls comprising circuit breakers, transformers, switchboards, panel boards, metering products, and busway products; lamps, fixtures, ballasts, and lighting control products; and motor control devices, drives, relays, timers, pushbuttons, operator interfaces, switches, sensors, interconnects, and surge and power protection products. Further, it provides supply chain management and logistics services; and value-added services in the areas of construction, e-commerce, energy and sustainability, engineering, production support, safety and security, supply chain optimization, training, and working capital. The company serves industrial firms, electrical and data communications contractors, utilities, commercial organizations, institutions, and governmental entities. WESCO International, Inc. was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electrical apparatus & equipment
Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIP95082P10
Phone412-454-2200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.18 billion
Cash Flow$5.5894 per share
Book Value$45.02 per share

Profitability

Net Income$227.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,100
Market Cap$2.60 billion
OptionableOptionable

WESCO International (NYSE:WCC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is WESCO International's stock symbol?

WESCO International trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WCC."

How will WESCO International's stock buyback program work?

WESCO International announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, December 13th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $300,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were WESCO International's earnings last quarter?

WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE:WCC) issued its earnings results on Thursday, January, 31st. The technology company reported $1.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.26. The technology company earned $2.01 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.06 billion. WESCO International had a return on equity of 10.45% and a net margin of 2.78%. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.03 earnings per share. View WESCO International's Earnings History.

When is WESCO International's next earnings date?

WESCO International is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for WESCO International.

What guidance has WESCO International issued on next quarter's earnings?

WESCO International issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 31st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.10-5.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.48. The company issued revenue guidance of +3-6% to ~$8.42-8.67 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $8.66 billion.WESCO International also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $5.10-5.70 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for WCC?

9 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for WESCO International's stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate WESCO International's stock price to reach $63.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for WESCO International.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WESCO International?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WESCO International in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for WESCO International.

Has WESCO International been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about WCC stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. WESCO International earned a media sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting WESCO International?

WESCO International saw a decrease in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,171,135 shares, a decrease of 34.5% from the December 14th total of 1,786,857 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 408,008 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.9 days. Currently, 2.5% of the company's stock are sold short. View WESCO International's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of WESCO International's key competitors?

Who are WESCO International's key executives?

WESCO International's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John J. Engel, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 57)
  • Mr. David S. Schulz, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Robert Minicozzi, VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 57)
  • Ms. Diane E. Lazzaris, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 52)
  • Mr. William Ruthrauff, Director of Investor Relations

Who are WESCO International's major shareholders?

WESCO International's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Polaris Capital Management LLC (1.68%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.14%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (0.61%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.47%), Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. (0.40%) and New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.38%). Company insiders that own WESCO International stock include Christine Ann Wolf, David S Schulz, James Louis Singleton, Lynn M Utter and Sandra Beach Lin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for WESCO International.

Which major investors are selling WESCO International stock?

WCC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Investec Asset Management LTD, Impax Asset Management Group plc, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, James Investment Research Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC and LSV Asset Management. Company insiders that have sold WESCO International company stock in the last year include Lynn M Utter and Sandra Beach Lin. View Insider Buying and Selling for WESCO International.

Which major investors are buying WESCO International stock?

WCC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Geode Capital Management LLC, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Dean Investment Associates LLC, Polaris Capital Management LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB, Greenleaf Trust and Ffcm LLC. Company insiders that have bought WESCO International stock in the last two years include Christine Ann Wolf and David S Schulz. View Insider Buying and Selling for WESCO International.

How do I buy shares of WESCO International?

Shares of WCC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is WESCO International's stock price today?

One share of WCC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.67.

How big of a company is WESCO International?

WESCO International has a market capitalization of $2.60 billion and generates $8.18 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $227.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.82 on an earnings per share basis. WESCO International employs 9,100 workers across the globe.

What is WESCO International's official website?

The official website for WESCO International is http://www.wesco.com.

How can I contact WESCO International?

WESCO International's mailing address is 225 WEST STATION SQUARE DRIVE STE 700, PITTSBURGH PA, 15219. The technology company can be reached via phone at 412-454-2200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for WESCO International (NYSE WCC)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  462 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  456 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  918
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This page was last updated on 2/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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