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CDW is a company providing integrated information technology (IT) solutions to business, government, education, and healthcare customers. It offers hardware and software products as well as mobility, security, data center optimization, cloud computing, virtualization, and other IT solutions. The company distributes notebooks and mobile devices, tablets, network communications, desktop computers, video monitors, enterprise and data storage, printers, and servers.
TypePublic
Founded1984
HQLincolnshire, US
Websitecdw.com
Employee Ratings3.8

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)9,900(+10%)
Job Openings189
Revenue (FY, 2019)$18 B(+12%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)$130.6
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at CDW

Christine Leahy

Christine Leahy

President & Chief Executive Officer
Christina Corley

Christina Corley

Chief Commercial and Operating Officer
Sona Chawla

Sona Chawla

Chief Growth and Innovation Officer
Collin Kebo

Collin Kebo

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mark Chong

Mark Chong

Senior Vice President, Strategy and Marketing
Jonathan Stevens

Jonathan Stevens

Senior Vice President, Operations and Chief Information Officer
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CDW Office Locations

CDW has offices in Lincolnshire, Ada, Addison, Appleton and in 27 other locations
Lincolnshire, US (HQ)
75 Tri State International
Ada, US
4690 Fulton St E #203
Addison, US
16633 N. Dallas Pkwy, Suite 300
Appleton, US
4321 W. College Ave. Suite 400
Bellevue, US
10900 NE 8th Street, Suite 1660
Brentwood, US
310 Seven Springs Way
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CDW Financials and Metrics

CDW Revenue

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CDW's revenue was reported to be $18.03 b in FY, 2019 which is a 11% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q2, 2020)

4.4b

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

747.2m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

17.1%

Net income (Q2, 2020)

189.1m

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

283.4m

Market capitalization (16-Oct-2020)

18.6b

Closing stock price (16-Oct-2020)

130.6

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

958.4m

EV

21.7b
CDW's current market capitalization is $18.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

15.2b16.2b18.0b

Revenue growth, %

9%7%11%

Cost of goods sold

12.7b13.5b15.0b

Gross profit

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

Revenue

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

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

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

Cash

144.2m205.8m154.0m

Accounts Receivable

2.3b2.7b3.0b

Inventories

449.5m454.3m611.2m

Current Assets

3.4b3.8b4.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Cash

221.0m100.7m255.1m285.0m194.5m166.9m214.4m958.4m

Accounts Receivable

2.3b2.6b2.7b2.7b3.0b2.9b3.1b3.0b

Inventories

485.8m576.9m481.1m590.7m652.2m603.6m672.1m694.8m

Current Assets

3.5b3.8b3.9b4.1b4.4b4.3b4.7b5.2b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

523.0m643.0m736.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

260.9m265.6m267.1m

Inventories

8.5m(46.8m)(153.0m)

Accounts Payable

231.5m271.2m194.1m
Quarterly
USDFY, 2017

EV/EBIT

15.8 x

EV/CFO

17.7 x

EV/FCF

19.7 x

Revenue/Employee

1.7m

Debt/Equity

3.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

7.1 x

P/E Ratio

20.9
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CDW Operating Metrics

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

Countries

80 80 150

Products

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

Brands

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

Distribution Centers

3 3 2
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CDW Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Aptris IncOctober 01, 2019
Scalar DecisionsJanuary 11, 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

75/100

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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

CDW Online and Social Media Presence

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CDW News and Updates

CDW Corporation Announces Proposed Registered Offering of $630 Million of Senior Notes due 2029

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Aug. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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 its wholly owned subsidiari…

CDW Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.38 Per Share

Reinforces Ongoing Commitment to Delivering Value to Stockholders Reinforces Ongoing Commitment to Delivering Value to Stockholders

CDW Reports Second Quarter 2020 Earnings

Reinforces Power of Business Model and Strategy

CDW to Participate in the BofA Securities 2020 Global Technology Conference

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., May 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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 exe…

CDW Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.380 Per Share

Reinforces Ongoing Commitment to Delivering Value to Stockholders Reinforces Ongoing Commitment to Delivering Value to Stockholders

CDW Names Christina Corley Chief Commercial and Operating Officer and Welcomes Sona Chawla as Chief Growth and Innovation Officer

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Jan. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CDW Corporation (Nasdaq: CDW), announced today that Christina (Chris) M. Corley has been named chief commercial and operating officer.  Corley has held leadership roles of increasing responsibility since joining CDW in 2011, most recently servi…
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CDW Blogs

How Penetration Tests Discover Your Hidden Vulnerabilities

Recently, I had the opportunity to help a CDW client in the legal industry assess the current state of its cybersecurity program. The firm had a good grasp on cybersecurity issues and, in fact, had many effective cybersecurity controls in place. I’d definitely consider the firm far along the cybers…

How Processors Can Improve Remote Work Environments

With many organizations maintaining some or even all of their operations through remote work, users are relying on their devices more than ever. Access to cloud resources and virtual private network connections are critical to supporting this arrangement, of course, but it’s just as important that …

How Wi-Fi 6 Helps Organizations Support the ‘New Normal’

For years, agility has been a guiding principle for many organizations, but the COVID-19 pandemic has elevated its importance. In the spring, many leaders approached the pandemic as a short-term challenge, one they could overcome with temporary suspensions or ad hoc structures. Today, leaders are d…

Using RingCentral with CDW Managed Collaboration Anywhere Services

CDW is excited to be able to offer a RingCentral-focused Managed Collaboration Anywhere service as part of our extensive services catalog. Customers can select from any of our basic, essential or premium tiers as well as including add-on options such as help desk support or managing the network tha…

I’ve Broken Into Dozens of Networks — Is Yours Next?

Earlier this year, I broke into the network of a large teaching hospital located in a major U.S. city. It wasn’t difficult, and I did so without using any sophisticated technical skills. My weapon of choice? A dress shirt and a pair of khakis. Dressed like your typical IT professional, I walked the…

Gain Contact Center Availability by Giving Up Some Control

When business and IT leaders think about moving their contact centers (or customer engagement centers) into the public cloud, the first thing that often comes to their minds is the control they’ll be giving up. But often, the improved contact center functionality and high availability they get in r…
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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 Leahy, Christina Corley and Sona Chawla.

  • How many employees does CDW have?

    CDW has 9,900 employees.

  • What is CDW revenue?

    Latest CDW annual revenue is $18 b.

  • What is CDW revenue per employee?

    Latest CDW revenue per employee is $1.8 m.

  • Who are CDW competitors?

    Competitors of CDW include Softchoice, Dimension Data and Leonardo DRS.

  • Where is CDW headquarters?

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

  • Where are CDW offices?

    CDW has offices in Lincolnshire, Ada, Addison, Appleton and in 27 other locations.

  • How many offices does CDW have?

    CDW has 31 offices.