Based on the aggregated intelligence of 145,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, insurance company Wesco Financial (NYSE:WSC) has earned a respected five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Wesco's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Wesco facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Pasadena, Calif. (1925)

Market Cap

$2.5 billion



Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$837.6 billion


CEO Charles Munger

CFO Jeffrey L. Jacobson


$2.4 Billion / $32.8 million


Universal Insurance (NYSE:UVE)

Endurance Specialty (NASDAQ:ENH)

Component of

Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares (NYSE:FAS)

CAPS Members Bullish on Wesco Also Bullish on

Berkshire Hatheway (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B)

CAPS Members Bearish on Wesco Also Bearish on

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC)

Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 94.4% of the 196 members who have rated Wesco believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bulls include drew2142 and dtriebel.

Both drew2142 and dtriebel like that Warren Buffett's famed right-hand man, Charlie Munger, is CEO of Wesco. As Drew2142 stated a few months ago: "Charlie's at the helm. We're in good hands."

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Dan Dzombak owns no position in any of the companies mentioned. Berkshire Hathaway is a Motley Fool Stock Advisor recommendation. Berkshire Hathaway and Endurance Specialty Holdings are Inside Value selections. The Fool owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway. The Fool is investors writing for investors.