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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Electrical Equipment & Wiring Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

Overview: the U.S. Electrical Equipment & Wiring Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Electrical Equipment & Wiring Supplies Merchant Wholesalers: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Electrical Equipment & Wiring Supplies Merchant Wholesalers industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

New Computer Equipment

Packaged Computer Software, Including Pc Game Software But Excluding Cartridges And DVD Games For Video-Game Consoles

Electrical Apparatus And Equipment

Power And Distribution Transformers, Unit Substation

Switchgear And Switchboard Apparatus

Electric Motors And Generators, Including Motor-Generator Sets, Excluding Parts And Supplies

Conduit, Raceway, And Fittings

Electric Light Bulbs

Interior Wiring, Excluding Conduit

Exterior Wiring And Cables, Excluding Conduit

Lighting Fixtures

Industrial Controls, Excluding Electrical Transmission Equipment

Other Electrical Apparatus And Equipment, Including Alarm Systems, Fuses, And Lightning Rods

Parts And Supplies For Electric Motors And Generators

Electrical Transmission Equipment

Batteries, Except Automotive

Electric And Gas Household Appliances, Excluding Plumbing

Audio Equipment, Including Radios, Stereos, CD Players, And Speakers

DVD Players, Vcrs, And Video Cameras

Electronic Parts And Equipment, Excluding Communications Equipment

Integrated Circuits

Electronic Connectors And Other Passive Electronic Parts

Other Electronic Parts And Equipment

Communications Equipment And Supplies

Other Communications Equipment


Plumbing And Hydronic Heating Equipment And Supplies, Including Gas Plumbing Appliances And Water Heaters

Forced-Air Heating And Air-Conditioning Equipment And Supplies

General-Purpose Industrial Machinery, Equipment, And Parts

Materials Handling Machinery, Equipment, And Parts

Service Receipts And Labor Charges, Including Installed Parts

Labor Charges For Repair Work

Parts Installed In Repair Work

Other Service Receipts And Labor Charges

Receipts For Service Contracts

Receipts For Installing Equipment

Miscellaneous Commodities

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

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Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Electrical Equipment & Wiring Supplies Merchant Wholesalers company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Electrical Equipment & Wiring Supplies Merchant Wholesalers industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Electrical Equipment & Wiring Supplies Merchant Wholesalers measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 9%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers4%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 7%
Business Operations Specialists 5%
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 5%
Computer Occupations 5%
Sales and Related Occupations 29%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 22%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 22%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 5%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 17%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 24%
Information and Record Clerks 6%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 7%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 9%
Material Moving Workers 5%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Electrical Equipment & Wiring Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Nationwide Power Solutions trademarks "CPP" - Electric generator which provides power for broadband applications - 11/07/2017
  • Toner Cable Equipment trademarks "TONER CABLE EQUIPMENT, INC." - Wholesale distributorships featuring cable television equipment - 10/28/2017
  • Sourcing Management trademarks "SMARTRACE THE SMART TRACER WIRE SOLUTION" - Electric wire and cable - 12/15/2009

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Nationwide Power Solutions
    Toner Cable Equipment

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • FirstEnergy's Unit Provides Update on $4.7M Upgrade Program - Further, it attached 390 lightning arrestors on electrical equipment to help protect the system against stormy weather. The unit also replaced around 50 poles, 330 cross-arms and approximately 18,000 feet of wire. JCP&L’s current investment will benefit ... (01/06/2018)
    • REVIEW: How useful is the new ABB Connect App? - When discussing products with wholesalers ... Smarter electrical distribution for Industry 4.0 In this brave new world, effective digitalization is key to driving performance. ABB Ability brings together ABB digital devices, equipment and solutions ... (12/12/2017)
    • Millions of metres of dangerous cable 'in homes across UK' - The unaccounted-for cable was enough to fully rewire 8,000 houses, electrical experts told the BBC. Under the Electrical Equipment Safety Regulations ... the HSE decided on a voluntary approach, writing to wholesalers and warning them about the product. (10/03/2017)
    • ProBility Media Corp. Signs Binding Letter of Intent to Acquire W Marketing - HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - May 23, 2017) - ProBility Media Corp. ( OTCQB : PBYA ) today announces that it has executed a binding letter of intent to acquire W Marketing ... the safe installation of electrical wiring and equipment in the United States. (05/23/2017)
    • Meralco: Power rates down in June - Charges from the Wholesale ... equipment and remove mud and dirt from main circuit breaker/fuse and its enclosure using rubber gloves and rubber soled shoes. Customers must also make sure that all electrical wires, connectors and other wiring devices ... (06/07/2016)
    • Carex Launches AccuRelief™ TENS Pain Therapy Products - --(BUSINESS WIRE ... medical equipment sold through the drug store chains, mass merchants, DME dealers and grocery retailers. Also, with the recent launch of the AccuRelief™ product line, Carex is now the top provider of pain management products ... (06/12/2014)
    • 3 good companies to invest in as the economy recovers - The idea is that you or I can spot good products ... electrical wire and cable. We think it's a smart play moving forward. A second middleman worth considering is Pool Corp. (POOL), the world's largest wholesale distributor of swimming pool supplies ... (03/18/2012)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $125,232,230 on Electrical Equipment & Wiring Supplies Merchant Wholesalers. It has awarded 7,431 contracts to 516 companies, with an average value of $242,698 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

    Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Electrical Equipment & Wiring Supplies Merchant Wholesalers to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

    The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

    Electrical Apparatus And Equipment
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Electrical Equipment & Wiring Supplies Merchant WholesalersOpportunity/Threat

    Sales from other industries of Electrical Apparatus And Equipment are less than those from Electrical Equipment & Wiring Supplies Merchant Wholesalers. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Electrical Apparatus And Equipment sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Electrical Apparatus And Equipment Product Sales Report

    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Electrical Equipment & Wiring Supplies Merchant WholesalersOpportunity/Threat
    Hardware Merchant Wholesalers
    Industrial Machinery & Equipment Merchant Wholesalers Competing industry
    Metal Service Centers & Metal Merchant Wholesalers Competing industry
    Lumber, Plywood, Millwork & Wood Panel Merchant Wholesalers Competing industry
    Plumbing & Heating Equipment & Supplies (Hydronics) Merchant Wholesalers Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Hardware are less than those from Electrical Equipment & Wiring Supplies Merchant Wholesalers. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Hardware sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Hardware Product Sales Report

    Electronic Parts And Equipment
    Electronic Parts And Equipment Product Sales Report

    Electric Household Appliances
    Electric Household Appliances Product Sales Report

    Service Receipts And Labor Charges
    Service Receipts And Labor Charges Product Sales Report

    Plumbing And Hydronic Heating Equipment
    Plumbing And Hydronic Heating Equipment Product Sales Report

    Forced Air Heating And Air-Conditioning Equipment
    Forced Air Heating And Air-Conditioning Equipment Product Sales Report

    Miscellaneous Commodities
    Miscellaneous Commodities Product Sales Report

    General-Purpose Industrial Machinery
    General-Purpose Industrial Machinery Product Sales Report

    Materials Handling Machinery, Equipment, And Parts
    Materials Handling Machinery, Equipment, And Parts Product Sales Report

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Switchboards, electrical distribution, merchant wholesalers, Meters, electrical, Batteries (except automotive) merchant wholesalers, Flashlights merchant wholesalers, Motors, electric, Lighting fixtures, Hardware, transmission pole and line, Transformers (except electronic) merchant wholesalers, Circuit breakers merchant wholesalers, Transmission equipment, Insulators, Switches, Security systems merchant wholesalers, Storage batteries (except automotive) merchant wholesalers, Electric motors, wiring supplies, and lighting fixtures merchant wholesalers, Receptacles, Electric light fixtures merchant wholesalers, Industrial controls, Pole line hardware merchant wholesalers, Insulated wire or cable merchant wholesalers, Generators, electrical (except motor vehicle), Lugs and connectors, Voltage regulators (except motor vehicle) merchant wholesalers, Current-carrying wiring devices merchant wholesalers, Fixtures, electric lighting, Motor controls, Coaxial cable merchant wholesalers, Construction materials, Panelboards, electric power distribution, Fuses, Light bulbs merchant wholesalers, Alarm apparatus, Signal systems and devices merchant wholesalers, Distribution equipment, Relays merchant wholesalers, Wire, insulated, Power transmission equipment, Wiring supplies merchant wholesalers, Regulators, voltage (except motor vehicle), etc.

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