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WESCO International is a company that distributes electrical, industrial, and communication maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) products, and original equipment manufacturers products and construction materials. The company offers general supplies, metallic and non-metallic conduits, and communications and security products, and paging and voice solutions. It also provides electrical distribution and controls, lamps and lighting control products, and motor control devices, drives, and surge and power protection products. In addition, the company 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.

TypePublic
Founded1922
HQPittsburgh, US
Websitewesco.com
Employee Ratings2.9

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)9,500(+3%)
Job Openings84
Revenue (FY, 2019)$8.4 B(+3%)
Share Price (Sept 2020)$43.3 (+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at WESCO

John J. Engel

John J. Engel

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Robert Minicozzi

Robert Minicozzi

Vice President, Chief Information Officer
David S. Schulz

David S. Schulz

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
James Cameron

James Cameron

Executive Vice President & General Manager, Utility & Broadband Solutions
Hemant Porwal

Hemant Porwal

Executive Vice President, Supply Chain & Operations
John K. Morgan

John K. Morgan

Director
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WESCO Office Locations

WESCO has an office in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, US (HQ)
225 W Station Square Dr #700
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WESCO Financials and Metrics

WESCO Revenue

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WESCO's revenue was reported to be $8.36 b in FY, 2019 which is a 2.2% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2020)

2.1b

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

393.8m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

18.9%

Net income (Q2, 2020)

(34.5m)

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

15.3m

Market capitalization (22-Sept-2020)

2.2b

Closing stock price (22-Sept-2020)

43.3

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

265.2m

EV

7.4b
WESCO's current market capitalization is $2.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

7.7b8.2b8.4b

Revenue growth, %

5%6%2%

Cost of goods sold

6.2b6.6b6.8b

Gross profit

1.5b1.6b1.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

1.8b1.9b2.0b2.0b2.1b2.1b2.0b2.2b2.1b2.0b2.1b

Cost of goods sold

1.4b1.5b1.6b1.6b1.7b1.7b1.6b1.7b1.7b1.6b1.7b

Gross profit

350.0m366.1m385.3m379.9m399.9m397.2m382.5m409.0m400.2m376.4m393.8m

Gross profit Margin, %

20%19%19%19%19%19%20%19%19%19%19%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

118.0m96.3m150.9m

Accounts Receivable

1.2b1.2b1.2b

Prepaid Expenses

40.2m52.1m76.1m

Inventories

956.1m948.7m1.0b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

163.1m225.4m222.2m

Depreciation and Amortization

64.0m63.0m62.1m

Inventories

(119.0m)(8.7m)(47.3m)

Accounts Payable

(102.9m)(9.2m)23.5m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017

Revenue/Employee

197.0k

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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WESCO Operating Metrics

WESCO's Active Customers was reported to be 70 k in FY, 2019.
FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Active Customers

75 k70 k70 k70 k

Distribution Centers

9 10 10 11

Products

1 m1 m1 m1 m

Suppliers

25 k26 k30 k30 k
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WESCO Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Anixter InternationalJanuary 13, 2020$4.50 b
Atlanta Electrical DistributorsMarch 01, 2016
Needham Electric SupplyNovember 02, 2015
Hill Country Electric SupplyMay 04, 2015
Hi-Line Utility SupplyJune 12, 2014
HazmastersMarch 17, 2014
LaPrairieFebruary 03, 2014
EECOL ElectricOctober 17, 2012
Conney Safety ProductsJuly 10, 2012
Trydor IndustriesJuly 05, 2012
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WESCO Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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WESCO Revenue Breakdown

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WESCO revenue breakdown by business segment: 15.2% from Commercial, Institutional and Government, 16.1% from Utility, 32.8% from Construction and 35.9% from Industrial

WESCO revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 74.6% from United States, 19.7% from Canada and 5.7% from Other

WESCO Online and Social Media Presence

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WESCO News and Updates

WESCO International Announces Commencement of Private Offering of Senior Notes Due 2025 and Senior Notes Due 2028

PITTSBURGH, May 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC) ("WESCO"), a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistics services, today announced that its...

WESCO International, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Results

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Fourth quarter highlights: Consolidated net sales of $2.1 billion, up 4.4% versus prior year Organic sales growth of 3.9% Earnings per diluted share of $1.26 $1.32 adjusted for merger-related transaction costs Operating cash flow of $108 million;...

WESCO International, Inc. Reports Strong Preliminary Quarter-To-Date Sales and Confirms Full-Year Sales Outlook

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistics services, today announced strong preliminary...

WESCO International, Inc. Announces Appointment of Chief Operating Officer

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC) ("WESCO"), a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistics services, today announced the...

WESCO International, Inc. Announces Appointment of Laura K. Thompson to Board of Directors

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC) ("WESCO"), a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistics services, today announced the...

WESCO International, Inc. Completes Acquisition of OSRAM's Sylvania Lighting Solutions

PITTSBURGH, March 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistics services, announced today that its WESCO...
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WESCO Blogs

What Is Ultraviolet Disinfection and How Can Your Facility Benefit?

As cities, counties, and states begin to re-open amid the COVID-19 pandemic, facilities managers are being bombarded with information about ultraviolet (UV) disinfection. You may be asking yourself, what is it? How can it be used? What are its limitations?

Thermal Monitoring: A First Line of Defense in the Age of COVID-19

It’s not a tightly held secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a tectonic shift in how the world functions and how it will move forward into a less certain future. As businesses, schools, governments, and communities look to safely reopen and resume some semblance of normal op…

6 Ways Optimal Lighting Could Lead to Improved Retail Sales | WESCO

An apple so delicious-looking you can practically taste it on your tongue. A diamond so sparkly it beckons. A silk tie that’s exactly the right shade of blue. What makes these products look so appealing that shoppers are inspired to open their wallets? In a word, lighting.

The Case for Remote Maintenance in Manufacturing

In the highly competitive, fast-paced manufacturing marketplace of today, time is money. In fact, for manufacturers in the auto industry, downtime can cost $22,000-$50,000 per minute.

How Connectivity and the IoT Are Making Buildings Smart | WESCO

When architects design buildings, they think about more than style and aesthetics. They must consider the user experience – how occupants will work in, function in, and even enjoy a building.

Smarter Lighting, Brighter Students (Infographic) | WESCO

Students spend countless hours in classrooms, many of which lack natural light. The type of artificial light in the classroom can mean the difference between a productive, comfortable, feel-good environment and one that impedes learning, focus and enjoyment.
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WESCO Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was WESCO founded?

    WESCO was founded in 1922.

  • Who are WESCO key executives?

    WESCO's key executives are John J. Engel, Robert Minicozzi and David S. Schulz.

  • How many employees does WESCO have?

    WESCO has 9,500 employees.

  • What is WESCO revenue?

    Latest WESCO annual revenue is $8.4 b.

  • What is WESCO revenue per employee?

    Latest WESCO revenue per employee is $879.9 k.

  • Who are WESCO competitors?

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

  • Where is WESCO headquarters?

    WESCO headquarters is located at 225 W Station Square Dr #700, Pittsburgh.

  • Where are WESCO offices?

    WESCO has an office in Pittsburgh.

  • How many offices does WESCO have?

    WESCO has 1 office.