The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), WESCO International met expectations on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased. GAAP earnings per share grew.
Gross margins grew, operating margins expanded, net margins dropped.
WESCO International booked revenue of $1.89 billion. The 17 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ hoped for a top line of $1.92 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.67 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $1.25. The 19 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $1.35 per share. GAAP EPS of $1.25 for Q2 were 8.7% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.15 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 20.7%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.8%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.4%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $1.98 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.59.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $7.65 billion. The average EPS estimate is $5.57.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on WESCO International is outperform, with an average price target of $80.00.
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