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Graybar Electric Company is a distributor of electrical, communications, and data networking products and a provider of related supply chain management solutions. It offers cabinets, enclosures, racks, electrical boxes and distribution equipment, fasteners, hardware, flooring, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, fittings, and other products which support new construction, infrastructure updates, building renovation, facility maintenance, repair, and operations. The company serves the construction, commercial, institutional, government, industrial, and utility markets.

TypePrivate
Founded1869
HQClayton, MO, US
Websitegraybar.com
Employee Ratings3.5
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)9,000(+4%)
Job Openings555
Revenue (FY, 2020)$7.3 B(-3%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore
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Key People/Management at Graybar

Kathy M. Mazzarella

Kathy M. Mazzarella

Chairman, President and CEO
David A. Bender

David A. Bender

Atlanta District Vice President
Scott S. Clifford

Scott S. Clifford

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Matthew W. Geekie

Matthew W. Geekie

Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel
Randall R. Harwood

Randall R. Harwood

Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
David G. Maxwell

David G. Maxwell

Senior Vice President, Sales
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Graybar Office Locations

Graybar has offices in Clayton, Denver, Diamond Bar, Dublin and in 18 other locations
Clayton, MO, US (HQ)
34 N Meramec Ave
Denver, CO, US
480 E 55th Ave #500
Diamond Bar, CA, US
1370 Valley Vista Dr #100
Dublin, CA, US
11505 Dublin Blvd #1
Edison, NJ, US
105 Fieldcrest Ave #601
Flint, MI, US
2367 S Linden Rd STE A
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Graybar Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1869

Graybar total Funding

$73.5 k

Graybar latest funding size

$73.54 k

Time since last funding

10 years ago

Graybar investors

Graybar's latest funding round in January 2012 was reported to be $73.5 k. In total, Graybar has raised $73.5 k
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Graybar Revenue

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Graybar's revenue was reported to be $7.27 b in FY, 2020 which is a 3.4% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q2, 2021)

2.2b

Gross profit (Q2, 2021)

422.8m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2021), %

18.9%

Net income (Q2, 2021)

80.3m

EBIT (Q2, 2021)

115.2m

Cash (30-Jun-2021)

108.3m
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

7.2b7.5b7.3b

Revenue growth, %

9%4%(3%)

Cost of goods sold

5.8b6.1b5.9b

Gross profit

1.4b1.4b1.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Revenue

1.8b1.9b2.0b1.8b1.8b1.9b1.9b2.2b

Cost of goods sold

1.4b1.6b1.6b1.4b1.4b1.5b1.5b1.8b

Gross profit

338.7m367.7m377.8m340.4m333.3m355.2m360.9m422.8m

Gross profit Margin, %

19%19%19%19%19%19%19%19%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

58.9m60.8m131.2m

Accounts Receivable

1.2b1.1b1.1b

Inventories

658.7m654.2m588.5m

Current Assets

2.0b1.9b1.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Cash

85.0m55.2m69.6m169.4m306.0m217.0m138.8m108.3m

Accounts Receivable

1.1b1.2b1.2b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.3b

Inventories

696.3m689.5m633.2m646.6m595.2m571.7m625.1m732.4m

Current Assets

2.0b2.0b1.9b2.0b2.0b2.0b2.0b2.2b
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

143.7m144.9m122.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

49.6m50.5m52.8m

Inventories

(101.9m)4.5m68.0m

Accounts Payable

59.7m(62.8m)48.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Net Income

34.4m81.4m130.4m21.5m58.6m93.2m47.3m127.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

12.5m25.1m37.7m13.2m26.5m39.6m12.2m24.4m

Inventories

(37.6m)(30.8m)25.5m7.6m59.0m82.5m(36.6m)(143.0m)

Accounts Payable

30.1m57.9m8.0m68.4m(10.9m)42.8m95.5m231.1m
USDFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

827.9k

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.9 x
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Graybar Operating Metrics

Graybar's Customers was reported to be 146 k in FY, 2019.
FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Customers

145 k145 k145 k146 k

Distribution Centers (US)

17181919

Products

1 m1 m1 m1 m

Suppliers

4.5 k4.5 k4.5 k4.5 k
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Graybar Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Advantage Industrial Automation, IncMarch 24, 2015
Splane Electric Supply CoSeptember 01, 2003
Advantage Industrial Automation, Inc.
Cape Electrical Supply Holdings LLC
Cape Electrical Supply LLC
Distribution Associates, Inc
Graybar Business Services, Inc
Graybar Canada Limited
Graybar Electric Canada Limited
Graybar Electric Limited
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Graybar Revenue Breakdown

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Graybar revenue breakdown by business segment: 26.8% from CIG, 15.1% from Industrial & Utility and 58.1% from Construction

Graybar Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

69/100

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Graybar Online and Social Media Presence

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Graybar Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    79/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    81/100

  • Compensation

    A-

    78/100

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Graybar News and Updates

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's PurpleStride event

This June, Graybar employees helped make big strides in fighting pancreatic cancer at the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's PurpleStride event in San Francisco.

Selling Power's list of the 50 Best Companies

Graybar is honored to once again be included in Selling Power's list of the 50 Best Companies to Sell

Join Graybar and nVent CADDY for a July 13 webinar

Join Graybar and nVent CADDY for a July 13 webinar and learn insights on the construction industry dynamics driving new product innovation and how CADDY designs safe, fast and easy solutions to simplify installation and save on long-term maintenance costs.

Graybar Moves Its Supply Chain to the Cloud with Manhattan Active® Warehouse Management

Manhattan Associates Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH) today announced that Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products, has chosen to implement Manhattan Active Warehouse Management to optimize its warehouse operations starting later this year.

Graybar Moves Its Supply Chain to the Cloud with Manhattan Active® Warehouse Management

ATLANTA, June 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Manhattan Associates Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH) today announced that Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products, has chosen to implement Manhattan Active Warehouse Management to optimize its warehouse operations sta…

Graybar Announces Leadership Changes

Graybar, a distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, has announced several leadership changes to drive long-term growth and success
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Graybar Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Graybar founded?

    Graybar was founded in 1869.

  • Who are Graybar key executives?

    Graybar's key executives are Kathy M. Mazzarella, David A. Bender and Scott S. Clifford.

  • How many employees does Graybar have?

    Graybar has 9,000 employees.

  • What is Graybar revenue?

    Latest Graybar annual revenue is $7.3 b.

  • What is Graybar revenue per employee?

    Latest Graybar revenue per employee is $807.3 k.

  • Who are Graybar competitors?

    Competitors of Graybar include WESCO, W.W. Grainger and Anixter.

  • Where is Graybar headquarters?

    Graybar headquarters is located at 34 N Meramec Ave, Clayton.

  • Where are Graybar offices?

    Graybar has offices in Clayton, Denver, Diamond Bar, Dublin and in 18 other locations.

  • How many offices does Graybar have?

    Graybar has 22 offices.