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CDW Corporation is a provider of information technology solutions to business, government, education, and healthcare customers. The company sells a range of hardware products such as mobile devices, tablets, network communications, desktop computers, video monitors, enterprise and data storage, printers, and servers, as well as software products including application suites, security, virtualization, operating systems, and network management. Its integrated solutions encompass mobility, security, data center optimization, cloud computing, virtualization, and collaboration.

TypePublic
Founded1984
HQLincolnshire, IL, US
Websitecdw.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureB

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)9,900(+10%)
Job Openings710
Revenue (FY, 2020)$18.5 B(+3%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)$170.3
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at CDW

Christine A. Leahy

Christine A. Leahy

President & Chief Executive Officer
Jill M. Billhorn

Jill M. Billhorn

Senior Vice President, Corporate Sales
Christina M. Corley

Christina M. Corley

Chief Commercial and Operating Officer
Collin B. Kebo

Collin B. Kebo

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Sona Chawla

Sona Chawla

Chief Growth and Innovation Officer
Mark C. Chong

Mark C. Chong

Senior Vice President, Strategy and Marketing
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CDW Office Locations

CDW has offices in Lincolnshire, Ada, Appleton, Bellevue and in 43 other locations
Lincolnshire, IL, US (HQ)
75 Tri State International
Ada, MI, US
4690 E Fulton St #203
Appleton, WI, US
4321 W College Ave #400
Bellevue, WA, US
10900 NE 8th Street, Suite 1660
Brentwood, TN, US
310 Seven Springs Way
Brooklyn Park, MN, US
7145 Boone Ave N #140
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CDW Financials and Metrics

CDW Revenue

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CDW's revenue was reported to be $18.47 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

18.5b

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

3.2b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

17.4%

Net income (FY, 2020)

788.5m

EBIT (FY, 2020)

1.2b

Market capitalization (7-Apr-2021)

24.0b

Closing stock price (7-Apr-2021)

170.3

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

1.4b

EV

26.5b
CDW's current market capitalization is $24 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

15.2b16.2b18.0b18.5b

Revenue growth, %

9%7%11%

Cost of goods sold

12.7b13.5b15.0b15.3b

Gross profit

2.4b2.7b3.0b3.2b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

3.6b4.2b4.4b4.0b4.6b4.9b4.4b4.4b4.8b

Cost of goods sold

3.0b3.5b3.7b3.3b3.9b4.1b3.6b3.6b3.9b

Gross profit

603.9m695.6m713.6m672.1m773.8m816.5m756.5m747.2m825.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

17%17%16%17%17%17%17%17%17%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

144.2m205.8m154.0m1.4b

Accounts Receivable

2.3b2.7b3.0b3.2b

Prepaid Expenses

168.3m149.1m171.6m191.2m

Inventories

449.5m454.3m611.2m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

523.0m643.0m736.8m788.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

260.9m265.6m267.1m425.6m

Inventories

8.5m(46.8m)(153.0m)(71.4m)

Accounts Payable

231.5m271.2m194.1m253.7m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

1.7m

Debt/Equity

3.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

7.1 x
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CDW Operating Metrics

FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Countries

8080150

Products

100 k100 k100 k100 k100 k100 k100 k100 k100 k100 k100 k100 k

Brands

1 k1 k1 k1 k1 k1 k1 k1 k1 k1 k1 k1 k

Distribution Centers

333
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CDW Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Aptris IncOctober 01, 2019
Scalar DecisionsFebruary 01, 2019
Kelway TopCo LimitedAugust 03, 2015
BerbeeSeptember 18, 2006
CDW Canada Corp.
CDW Direct, LLC
CDW Finance Bidco Limited
CDW Finance Corporation
CDW Finance Holdings Limited
CDW Finance Topco Limited
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CDW Revenue Breakdown

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CDW revenue breakdown by business segment: 13.4% from Education, 10.7% from Healthcare, 8.4% from Small Business, 14.0% from Government, 41.6% from Corporate and 12.0% from Other

CDW revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 11.9% from Rest of World and 88.1% from United States

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CDW Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

70/100

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CDW Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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CDW Online and Social Media Presence

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CDW Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    71/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    73/100

  • Compensation

    C

    63/100

  • Diversity

    B

    72/100

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CDW News and Updates

Analysts Anticipate CDW Co. (NASDAQ:CDW) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $4.39 Billion

Analysts expect CDW Co. (NASDAQ:CDW) to post $4.39 billion in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Five analysts have provided estimates for CDW's earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $4.31 billion and the highest is $4.46 billion. CDW posted sales of $4.54 billion in …

CDW and Intel Partner to Simplify the Complex for Customers

What’s New:  As Intel looks to deliver its industry leading technology in 2021, the company is expanding its partnership with CDW to bring new solutions to market that solve customer’s business challenges. Combining Intel’s cutting-edge technology with CDW’s IT orchestration capabilities and service…

CDW Announces Appointment of Anthony Foxx to Board of Directors

CDW Corporation (Nasdaq: CDW), a leading multi-brand technology solutions provider to business, government, education, and healthcare customers, today announced the appointment of Anthony Foxx to its board of directors, effective January 1, 2021.

CDW to Participate in the Raymond James 2020 Technology Investors Conference

CDW Corporation (Nasdaq:CDW), a leading multi-brand technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare customers in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada, today announced that Christine A. Leahy, chief executive officer, CDW, and Collin B. Kebo, chief financia…

CDW Corporation – Consensus Indicates Potential 6.9% Upside

CDW Corporation found using ticker (CDW) now have 9 analysts in total covering the stock. The consensus rating is ‘Buy’. The target price ranges between 160 and 120 with the average target price sitting at 141. Now with the previous closing price of 131.94 this now indicates there is a potential ups…

CDW and Viasat UK partner to support Programme LELANTOS

CDW has partnered with Viasat UK for the command, control and communication (C3) programme LELANTOS. The parties will work closely with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Nato’s Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC).
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CDW Blogs

3 Easy Wins: Bringing Data and DevOps Teams Together

As organizations look for opportunities to put data analytics to work, DevOps is one area that deserves attention. In many organizations, data scientists and software developers are still siloed, but bringing their talents together makes sense. Development informed by data can help teams in a numbe…

How to Simplify DevOps

It's no secret that software and applications drive business today — and the future is only going to be more app-driven. So, it's imperative for businesses of all shapes, sizes and industries, whether cloud newbies or cloud natives, to be thinking strategically about how to develop their software. …

Increasing Engagement in Blended Learning

For decades, colleges and universities have struggled with making online and blended learning courses as meaningful and engaging as in-person classes. At least momentarily, the COVID-19 pandemic has put many students and instructors on a level playing field. More courses than ever, including those …

A Look at Five9: Past, Present and Future

2020 is over. And while it was an unprecedented year, the As a Service companies like Five9 helped make the widespread adoption of remote work a reality. For more As a Service information, check out my other blog series. It takes a catastrophic event to stress test a system. Last year was just that…

Deleting AWS Backup Vaults Recovery Points at Scale

Within CDW’s AWS practice, we maintain a number of AWS accounts for managing our day-to-day business activities. One of the accounts is the “Sandbox Training” account that provides an environment for our CDW coworkers to learn and experiment with a multitude AWS services. Periodically, we go to the…

4 Myths About Software-Defined Everything, Debunked

In a world where software drives nearly every technology, the term software-defined everything (SDx) strikes me as a bit redundant. After all, what isn’t dependent on software these days? Even in the technologies we readily associate with hardware — storage, for instance — the magic is in the softw…
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CDW Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was CDW founded?

    CDW was founded in 1984.

  • Who are CDW key executives?

    CDW's key executives are Christine A. Leahy, Jill M. Billhorn and Christina M. Corley.

  • How many employees does CDW have?

    CDW has 9,900 employees.

  • What is CDW revenue?

    Latest CDW annual revenue is $18.5 b.

  • What is CDW revenue per employee?

    Latest CDW revenue per employee is $1.9 m.

  • Who are CDW competitors?

    Competitors of CDW include Cansel, World Wide Technology and Computacenter.

  • Where is CDW headquarters?

    CDW headquarters is located at 75 Tri State International, Lincolnshire.

  • Where are CDW offices?

    CDW has offices in Lincolnshire, Ada, Appleton, Bellevue and in 43 other locations.

  • How many offices does CDW have?

    CDW has 49 offices.