Houston Wire & Cable

Founded in 1975, Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ: HWCC) is one of the largest providers of electrical and mechanical wire and cable and related services in the U.S. industrial distribution market. With strategically located sales and distribution centers throughout the U.S., our team is focused on providing a single-source solution. We are committed to providing our customers value by offering high levels of industry experience, superior customer service, and a large selection of quality in-stock items. HWC has $100 million of available inventory encompassing approximately 30,000 products from the industry leading manufacturers of electrical and mechanical wire and cable. Our goal is to provide our customers with the right product, at the right price, at the right time.
Company Growth (employees)
Houston, US
Size (employees)
352 (est)
Houston Wire & Cable was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Houston, US

Houston Wire & Cable Office Locations

Houston Wire & Cable has an office in Houston
Houston, US (HQ)
10201 N Loop E

Houston Wire & Cable Data and Metrics

Houston Wire & Cable Financial Metrics

Houston Wire & Cable's revenue was reported to be $261.6 m in FY, 2016 which is a 15% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

261.6 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

53 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(6 m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

(6.5 m)

Market capitalization (21-Jul-2017)

95.8 m
Houston Wire & Cable's current market capitalization is $95.8 m.
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


383.3 m390 m308.1 m261.6 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

242.2 m208.7 m

Gross profit

84.7 m85.9 m65.9 m53 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

67.6 m60.5 m59.9 m59.5 m


17.1 m25.4 m6 m(6.5 m)

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

844 k1.4 m1.3 m992 k1.2 m901 k845 k

Pre tax profit

5.1 m(7.4 m)

Income tax expense

5.5 m12.3 m10.6 m8.2 m9.3 m3.1 m(1.4 m)

Net Income

7.9 m15 m2 m(6 m)
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Accounts Receivable

60.4 m61.6 m46.3 m44.7 m


79.8 m

Current Assets

160.3 m154.5 m126.7 m127 m


8 m9 m10.9 m11.3 m


17.5 m17.5 m14.9 m22.8 m

Total Assets

196.2 m189.8 m159.1 m175.9 m

Accounts Payable

13.6 m8 m6.4 m8.4 m

Current Liabilities

37 m24.4 m19.6 m24.8 m

Total Liabilities

85.7 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

55.6 m54.9 m54.6 m53.8 m

Retained Earnings

104.6 m111.2 m106 m97.6 m

Total Equity

100 m90.1 m

Financial Leverage

1.6 x2 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

7.9 m15 m2 m(6 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

3 m2.9 m2.9 m3 m

Accounts Receivable

5.5 m(1.1 m)15.4 m4 m


(12 m)6.1 m12.8 m10.5 m

Accounts Payable

1.3 m(5.6 m)(1.6 m)896 k

Cash From Operating Activities

20.7 m11.3 m31.8 m17.2 m

Cash From Investing Activities

(3.4 m)(2.2 m)(3.1 m)(33.7 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(17.6 m)(9.1 m)(28.7 m)16.4 m

Interest Paid

998 k1.2 m900 k728 k

Income Taxes Paid

(435 k)184 k(713 k)(1 m)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

2 x

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