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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 Ratings3

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)9,300(+3%)
Job Openings222
Revenue (FY, 2018)$8.2 B(+7%)
Share Price (Nov 2019)$54.1

Key People/Management at WESCO International

John J. Engel

John J. Engel

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
David S. Schulz

David S. Schulz

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Diane E. Lazzaris

Diane E. Lazzaris

Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Robert Minicozzi

Robert Minicozzi

Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Christine Wolf

Christine Wolf

Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
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WESCO International Office Locations

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

WESCO International Revenue

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WESCO International's revenue was reported to be $8.18 b in FY, 2018 which is a 6.5% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2019)

2.1b

Gross profit (Q3, 2019)

400.2m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2019), %

18.6%

Net income (Q3, 2019)

64.5m

EBIT (Q3, 2019)

93.7m

Market capitalization (15-Nov-2019)

2.3b

Closing stock price (15-Nov-2019)

54.1

Cash (30-Sep-2019)

138.2m

EV

3.7b
WESCO International's current market capitalization is $2.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

7.3b7.7b8.2b

Revenue growth, %

(2%)5%6%

Cost of goods sold

5.9b6.2b6.6b

Gross profit

1.4b1.5b1.6b
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

53.6m63.9m86.1m110.1m118.0m96.3m

Accounts Receivable

792.7m939.4m1.0b1.0b1.2b1.2b

Prepaid Expenses

23.3m44.7m

Inventories

588.8m627.0m794.0m821.4m956.1m948.7m
USDY, 2019

EV/EBIT

39.2 x

EV/CFO

31.5 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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WESCO International Operating Metrics

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

Active Customers

75 k70 k70 k

Distribution Centers

9 10 10

Products

1 m1 m1 m

Suppliers

25 k26 k30 k
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WESCO International Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
1502218 Alberta Ltd.
Atlanta Electrical Distributors, LLC
Calvert Wire & Cable Corporation
Carlton-Bates Company
Carlton-Bates Company de Mexico S.A. de C.V.
Carlton-Bates Company of Texas GP, Inc.
CBC LP Holdings, LLC
CDW Holdco, LLC
Communications Supply Corporation
Conney Investment Holdings, LLC
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WESCO International Revenue Breakdown

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WESCO International revenue breakdown by business segment: 14.7% from Commercial, Institutional and Government, 15.9% from Utility, 32.8% from Construction and 36.5% from Industrial

WESCO International revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 42.7% from United States, 42.7% from United States and 14.6% from Other

WESCO International Online and Social Media Presence

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WESCO International News and Updates

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...

WESCO International, Inc. Announces Upcoming Retirement of Sandra Beach Lin from Board of Directors

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 19, 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, announces the retirement...

WESCO International, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain...

WESCO International, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2018 Earnings Call

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC) announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss fourth quarter 2018 results and its 2019 fiscal year outlook on Thursday, January 31 at 10:00 a.m. ET. Dial-in details are as follows: Conference...
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WESCO International Blogs

Why Electrical Workers Are the Unsung Heroes of Dangerous Jobs

What’s the most dangerous career in the United States?

Rebates Provide Upfront Savings on LED Lighting Projects

You’ve probably already heard many of the benefits of upgrading your lighting to LED: lower monthly costs, reduced energy consumption, and moving towards green building.

Video Security Cameras and 5GHz Networks – Growing Up Together

Wireless has played an important role in connecting video security cameras since almost the days the first cameras were developed – from there, they grew up together.

The History of the Government’s Data Center Transformation and What It Means For You

If you work in the data communications industry, specifically with the federal government, you’re probably already familiar with the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI), and how it led to the Federal Information Technology Reform Act (FITARA).

Data Breaches Demand Tighter KVM Switch Security

The Threat Within While stories about tech-savvy hackers and foreign state-sponsored web attacks make the biggest headlines – networks are most vulnerable to data breaches from less publicized culprits: internal users.

8 Reasons to Invest in a Lighting Retrofit Upgrade

Gone are the days of high utility bills and frequently required lighting maintenance. As technology has improved and LED lighting has become more affordable, there’s no need to waste time and money on the lighting of the past.
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WESCO International Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was WESCO International founded?

    WESCO International was founded in 1922.

  • Who are WESCO International key executives?

    WESCO International's key executives are John J. Engel, David S. Schulz and Diane E. Lazzaris.

  • How many employees does WESCO International have?

    WESCO International has 9,300 employees.

  • What is WESCO International revenue?

    Latest WESCO International annual revenue is $8.2 b.

  • What is WESCO International revenue per employee?

    Latest WESCO International revenue per employee is $879.2 k.

  • Who are WESCO International competitors?

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

  • Where is WESCO International headquarters?

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

  • Where are WESCO International offices?

    WESCO International has an office in Pittsburgh.

  • How many offices does WESCO International have?

    WESCO International has 1 office.