2014 NAED PAR Report shows net margins increased to a median of 3.4% in 2013

The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED), St. Louis, released its annual NAED PAR Report Industry Overview that compiles performance data from NAED electrical distributors to provide a benchmark for performance in 2013.

The report shows that electrical distributor profit margins increased to a median of 3.4% in 2013, consistent with 2012’s median. Among the top performing “high profit” distributors, the 2013 profit margin was 6.6%, up slightly from last year’s profit margin of 6.3%. Featuring statistical breakouts by sales volume, customer emphasis, and warehouse sales, the 2014 industry overview profiles the “typical” and “high profit” NAED distributor as well as provides in-depth reporting on investment, income statement, balance sheet, and financial and productivity ratios. Other measures covered in the report include inventory turnover, sales per employee, average collection period, return on assets, and much more.

The report is now available to NAED members for $299, as well as non-members for $499. For more information about the Industry Overview, contact NAED Member Services at 888-791-2512 or [email protected].

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