WESCO International Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages (NYSE:WCC)
Shares of WESCO International (NYSE:WCC) have received an average rating of “Buy” from the fourteen brokerages that are currently covering the company, Analyst Ratings Net reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and six have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $95.55.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on WCC shares. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $95.00 price target on shares of WESCO International in a research note on Wednesday, July 9th. Separately, analysts at Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on shares of WESCO International in a research note on Tuesday, May 13th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $92.00 price target on the stock.
WESCO International (NYSE:WCC) opened at 83.38 on Thursday. WESCO International has a 52 week low of $68.31 and a 52 week high of $94.75. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $87.96 and its 200-day moving average is $86.63. The company has a market cap of $3.705 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.40.
WESCO International (NYSE:WCC) last released its earnings data on Thursday, April 24th. The company reported $1.12 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.07 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $1.81 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.83 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.12 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up .1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that WESCO International will post $5.48 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
WESCO International, Inc (NYSE:WCC) is a distributor of products and provider of supply chain management and logistics services used primarily in industrial, construction, utility and commercial, institutional and government (CIG) markets.
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