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Electrical Supplies Distributors

SIC 5063 | NAICS 423610

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Electrical Equipment Wholesaling  (view report)
Online Plumbing and Electrical Supplies Sales  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Key statistics
  • Market size and characteristics
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Penton Media
Information resources available from this organization include:

Electrical Wholesaling Magazine
Trade magazine provides industry news and information for electrical distributors and wholesalers, with topics covered management, markets, products, technology, and more. Selected articles from current and prior issues can be viewed free online.

Electrical Market 101  Select "EW Top Hits - Electrical Market 101"
Articles provide an overview of each of the major markets for the electrical distributors and wholesalers, including residential, commercial, industrial, hospital, school, and utility markets. All articles can be viewed free online.

Market Planning Guide  Select "EW Top Hits - Market Planning Guide"
Annual survey provides electrical distributor sales forecasts for major business sectors on a national and regional basis, and also provides multipliers which can be used to estimate the potential market for a specific customer or geographic area based on electrician employment data. All information can be viewed free online.

First Research

Electrical Products Wholesalers
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated quarterly and include:
  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

National Association of Electrical Distributors
TED, The Electrical Distributor Magazine
Trade magazine features news and information for electrical distributors, with topics covered including economic outlook, market trend data, best practices, new products, and more. Index Room section includes quarterly sales indexes and other economic data, with all data in this section and the News Room section accessible free online.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Electrical Supplies Distributors  Search for "423610"
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

National Association of Electrical Distributors
Performance Analysis Report
Annual performance analysis report (PAR) provides financial and operating performance measures for electrical distributors, with data provided including comparative income statement and balance sheet data and key financial and operating ratios. Sample personalized PAR report, which allows survey participants to compare their company with other similar firms, can be viewed free online.

Compensation Surveys

National Association of Electrical Distributors
Employee Compensation Report
Compensation and benefits survey provides detailed analysis of executive and employee compensation, including salaries, bonuses, commissions, and fringe benefits, for electrical distributors, and also includes cross-industry compensation data from other distributor associations broken down by sales volume and geographic region.

National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
Employee Compensation Report
Two-volume wholesale distributor employee compensation report provides detailed analysis of executive and employee compensation, including salaries, bonuses, commissions, and fringe benefits, with compensation data broken out by annual company sales volume and geographic region. Table of contents, compensation breakout information, and job descriptions for all positions included in the report can be viewed free online.

Business Valuation Resources

Small Business Valuation Multiples

Electrical Supplies Distributors

Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based business valuation multiples for small businesses in more than 200 industries. Valuation multiples are derived from actual business sales transactions as reported by BIZCOMPSĀ®, with the primary focus on small companies priced at less than $1 million.