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WESCO International, Inc. (WCC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


WESCO International, Inc. (WESCO) is a provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) and original equipment manufacturers (OEM) product, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. The company’s product portfolio includes; lighting, including lamps, light fixtures, ballasts and lighting controls; distribution equipment, including circuit breakers, transformers, switchgear, and busway; wires; cables; conduit; control and automation equipment; data communication and supllies including, batteries, fuses, fittings, safety equipment, ladders, tools, tape, and others. WESCO caters to commercial and industrial firms, contractors, government agencies and institutions, telecommunications businesses and utilities. It has operational presence across the US, Canada, Mexico, Chile, the UK, Singapore, China, Hong Kong and Thailand among other countries. WESCO is headquartered in Pennsylvania, the US.

WESCO International, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Jul 23, 2015: WESCO International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results
Jul 03, 2013: SMA Expands Distribution Program with Five Industry Leaders

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Table Of Contents

WESCO International, Inc. (WCC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
WESCO International, Inc. - Key Facts 6
WESCO International, Inc. - Key Employees 7
WESCO International, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
WESCO International, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
WESCO International, Inc. - History 11
WESCO International, Inc. - Company Statement 13
WESCO International, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 - Company Analysis 19
WESCO International, Inc. - Business Description 19
WESCO International, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 20
WESCO International, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 21
SWOT Analysis - Overview 21
WESCO International, Inc. - Strengths 21
Strength - Dominant Position 21
Strength - Product Performance: General and Industrial Supplies 21
Strength - Business Performance: United States 21
WESCO International, Inc. - Weaknesses 22
Weakness - High Operating Expenses 22
Weakness - Substantial Presence of Debt 22
WESCO International, Inc. - Opportunities 23
Opportunity - Growing Electrical and Distribution Industry 23
Opportunity - Global Economic Outlook 23
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 23
WESCO International, Inc. - Threats 24
Threat - Dependence on Suppliers 24
Threat - Competition 24
Threat - Shift in Technology 24
WESCO International, Inc. - Key Competitors 25
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
WESCO International, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 32
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 33
Jul 23, 2015: WESCO International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 33
Dec 04, 2014: WESCO International, Inc. To Announce 2015 Outlook on December 17, 2014; Conference Call and Live Webcast Scheduled for 10:00 A.M. ET 35
Section 5 - Appendix 36
Methodology 36
Ratio Definitions 36
About GlobalData 40
Contact Us 40
Disclaimer 40

List of Tables
WESCO International, Inc., Key Facts 6
WESCO International, Inc., Key Employees 7
WESCO International, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
WESCO International, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
WESCO International, Inc., History 11
WESCO International, Inc., Other Locations 16
WESCO International, Inc., Subsidiaries 17
WESCO International, Inc., Key Competitors 25
WESCO International, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 26
WESCO International, Inc., Annual Ratios 27
WESCO International, Inc., Interim Ratios 30
WESCO International, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 32
Currency Codes 36
Capital Market Ratios 36
Equity Ratios 37
Profitability Ratios 37
Cost Ratios 38
Liquidity Ratios 38
Leverage Ratios 39
Efficiency Ratios 39

List of Figures
WESCO International, Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 29
WESCO International, Inc., Ratio Charts 31

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