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Houston Wire & Cable Co (HWCC) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Houston Wire & Cable Co (HWCC) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Houston Wire & Cable Co is a provider of electrical and mechanical wire and cable, hardware, industrial fasteners and related services to the U.S. market. Houston Wire & Cable Co has a market cap of $99.300 million; its shares were traded at around $6.01 with a P/E ratio of 10.85 and P/S ratio of 0.29.


For the last quarter Houston Wire & Cable Co reported a revenue of $90.1 million, compared with the revenue of $81.20 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $356.9 million, an increase of 12.3% from last year. For the last five years Houston Wire & Cable Co had an average revenue decline of 3.2% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was 52 cents for the year. The Houston Wire & Cable Co had an operating margin of 3.91%, compared with the operating margin of 1.45% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Houston Wire & Cable Co is 5.92%. The profitability rank of the company is 4 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Houston Wire & Cable Co has the cash and cash equivalents of $1.39 million. The long term debt was $71.3 million, compared with $73.6 million in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 4.8. Houston Wire & Cable Co has a financial strength rank of 5 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $6.01, Houston Wire & Cable Co is traded at 47.9% discount to its historical median P/S valuation band of $11.53. The P/S ratio of the stock is 0.29, while the historical median P/S ratio is 0.54. The stock lost 10.3% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of HWCC, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.