WESCO International (NYSE: WCC) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Jan. 31. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:

The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict WESCO International's revenues will grow 3.4% and EPS will contract -3.6%.

The average estimate for revenue is $1.64 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.08.

Revenue details
Last quarter, WESCO International reported revenue of $1.66 billion. GAAP reported sales were 4.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.58 billion.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, EPS came in at $1.25. GAAP EPS of $1.25 for Q3 were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.11 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 20.5%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.2%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.8%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $6.58 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.51.

Investor sentiment

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on WESCO International is outperform, with an average price target of $69.44.

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