Adversity is less terrifying than hope: Wesco International, Inc. (WCC)

With 1.0 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 0.69 million shares. During the session, the Industrial Distribution company that operates in wider Industrials sector, reached to the highest price of $186.34 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $181.495. The 52-week range on WCC shows that it touched its highest point at $195.43 and its lowest point at $122.30 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $196.20. With its current market cap of 9.47 billion, WCC has annualized dividend of $1.54 while the current yield stands at 0.83%. WCC paid its most recent dividend on 1710374400, while the ex-dividend date for that was 1710374400. Beta for the stock currently stands at 2.06.

Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of WCC was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 7.27%, but this was up by 20.36% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 30.24% while six-month performance rose 32.41%. The stock gained 40.89% in the past year, while it has gained 7.15% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for WCC yields 12.01 with Next year EPS estimates of 16.72. For the next quarter, that number is 3.59. This implies an EPS growth rate of -2.58% for this year and 17.56% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 10.00% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of 22.96%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 50.90 million WCC shares are outstanding with a float of 45.21 million shares on hand for trading. On 2024-04-30, short shares totaled 1.25 million, which was 246.00000999999997 higher than short shares on 1711584000. In addition to Mr. John J. Engel as the firm’s Chairman, President & CEO, Mr. David S. Schulz serves as its Executive VP & CFO.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 0.91988 of WCC’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company.

An Overview of Recent Financials:

Understanding a company as a customer does not mean you will understand it as an investor. The wise investor uses quantitative research to analyze metrics such as revenue, net income, and earnings. In its fiscal quarter reported on 2024-03-31, WCC reported revenue of $5350000000.0 and operating income of $265100000.0. The EBITDA in the recently reported quarter was $312300000.0 and diluted EPS was $1.95.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for WCC since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential.