WESCO International, Inc., Pittsburgh, announced its 3Q 2014 sales results last week and the results came in fairly strong. John Engel, WESCO's chairman and CEO, said in a press release , "Our third quarter results reflect strong sales execution and continued improvement in our end markets. Organic sales grew 7% with growth accelerating through the quarter. Sales were up in all four of our end markets for the second consecutive quarter. Organically, U.S. sales grew 8% while Canada sales grew 5%.
“We continue to see favorable momentum in our customer base, including strengthening in non-residential construction, which we expect will result in ongoing growth in our key markets. Based upon our third quarter results, we are narrowing our full year outlook to approximately 5% sales growth and $5.25 to $5.35 earnings per diluted share from our previous outlook of 4% to 5% sales growth and $5.20 to $5.40 earnings per diluted share.” Details