WESCO International Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages (NYSE:WCC)
WESCO International (NYSE:WCC) has received a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the thirteen brokerages that are covering the stock, StockRatingsNetwork reports. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and six have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $95.82.
WESCO International (NYSE:WCC) opened at 83.61 on Wednesday. WESCO International has a one year low of $72.89 and a one year high of $94.75. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $82.76 and a 200-day moving average of $85.09. The company has a market cap of $3.718 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.93.
WESCO International (NYSE:WCC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 24th. The company reported $1.29 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.35 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $2.01 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.01 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.25 earnings per share. WESCO International’s revenue was up 5.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that WESCO International will post $5.27 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of WESCO International in a research note on Monday, July 28th. They now have a $94.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $95.00. Separately, analysts at Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of WESCO International in a research note on Friday, July 25th. They now have a $93.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $95.00. Finally, analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of WESCO International in a research note on Friday, July 25th. They now have a $103.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $105.00.
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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