Wesco International (WCC)

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69.99 +0.08  +0.11% NYSE Apr 27, 4:59PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

Wesco International PS Ratio (TTM):

0.4706 for April 27, 2015

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April 27, 2015 0.4706
April 24, 2015 0.4701
April 23, 2015 0.4757
April 22, 2015 0.4703
April 21, 2015 0.4694
April 20, 2015 0.4646
April 17, 2015 0.4668
April 16, 2015 0.4795
April 15, 2015 0.4864
April 14, 2015 0.4707
April 13, 2015 0.4606
April 10, 2015 0.4654
April 9, 2015 0.4626
April 8, 2015 0.4666
April 7, 2015 0.4689
April 6, 2015 0.4727
April 2, 2015 0.4685
April 1, 2015 0.4679
March 31, 2015 0.4699
March 30, 2015 0.4753
March 27, 2015 0.4651
March 26, 2015 0.4718
March 25, 2015 0.4726
March 24, 2015 0.4682
March 23, 2015 0.459
March 20, 2015 0.4639
   
March 19, 2015 0.4609
March 18, 2015 0.4742
March 17, 2015 0.4656
March 16, 2015 0.4687
March 13, 2015 0.4614
March 12, 2015 0.4692
March 11, 2015 0.4573
March 10, 2015 0.4568
March 9, 2015 0.4584
March 6, 2015 0.4718
March 5, 2015 0.4678
March 4, 2015 0.4674
March 3, 2015 0.4695
March 2, 2015 0.4712
Feb. 27, 2015 0.4697
Feb. 26, 2015 0.4709
Feb. 25, 2015 0.4728
Feb. 24, 2015 0.4702
Feb. 23, 2015 0.4662
Feb. 20, 2015 0.4782
Feb. 19, 2015 0.4759
Feb. 18, 2015 0.4681
Feb. 17, 2015 0.4705
Feb. 13, 2015 0.4614
Feb. 12, 2015 0.4524

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About Price to Sales Ratio

The price to sales ratio (PS ratio) is calculated by dividing stock price by the revenue per share. It is most useful for comparing companies within a sector or industry because "normal" values for this ratio vary from industry to industry. In general, low price to sales ratios are more appealing because they suggest that a company is undervalued.

An example illustrating why PS ratios should not be compared across industries: On June 21, 2010, Starbucks had a PS ratio of 1.12 while Yahoo! had a PS ratio of 2.56. In other words, Yahoo! shareholders were paying $2.56 for $1 of sales while Starbucks shareholders would only pay $1.12 for $1 of sales. However, at that same moment, the two companies' price to earnings ratios were virtually identical (Starbucks: 28.09 and Yahoo!: 27.78). Hence, shareholders were paying nearly the same amount for $1.00 in earnings. The PS ratios, though, are less comparable since Yahoo!'s profit margins are much higher than that of Starbucks.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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WCC PS Ratio (TTM) Benchmarks

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Fastenal 3.244
W W Grainger 1.696
Anixter International 0.3801

WCC PS Ratio (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.2721 Oct 3 2011
Maximum 0.6559 Jan 16 2014
Average 0.4967

WCC PS Ratio (TTM) Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: ps_ratio
  • Latest data point: =YCP("WCC", "ps_ratio")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("WCC", "ps_ratio", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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