Electrocomponents plc Company Profile (LON:ECM)

About Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM)

Electrocomponents plc logoElectrocomponents plc is a service distributor. The Company's segments include Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Central Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC) and Emerging Markets, and North America. Its Northern Europe's hub is the United Kingdom, with associated local markets in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Republic of Ireland. Its Southern Europe's hub is France, with associated local markets in Italy, Spain and Portugal. Its Central Europe's hub is Germany, with associated local markets in Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic. Its North America's hub is the United States of America, with an associated local market in Canada. Its Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets has a hub in Hong Kong and local markets in Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan, People's Republic of China, South Korea, Chile, South Africa. Its product categories include semiconductors, and Automation and Control.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Electric Equipment Wholesale
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:ECM
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.electrocomponents.com
  • Market Cap: £3.1 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 440,467,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 653.05
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 597.27
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 355.60 - GBX 713.32
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 33.85
  • P/E Growth: 2.60
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.51 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.05
  • Book Value: GBX 0.88 per share
  • Price / Book: 8.00
  • EBITDA: £143.7 million
  • Net Margins: 6.49%
  • Return on Equity: 29.14%
  • Return on Assets: 10.25%
  • Average Volume: 1.04 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM)

What is Electrocomponents plc's stock symbol?

Electrocomponents plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "ECM."

How often does Electrocomponents plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Electrocomponents plc?

Electrocomponents plc declared a dividend on Tuesday, May 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be given a dividend of GBX 7.30 per share on Wednesday, July 26th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.33%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 15th. This is a boost from Electrocomponents plc's previous dividend of $5.00. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Electrocomponents plc's Dividend History.

Where is Electrocomponents plc's stock going? Where will Electrocomponents plc's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Electrocomponents plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 530 to GBX 705. On average, they expect Electrocomponents plc's share price to reach GBX 613.43 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Electrocomponents plc.

Who are some of Electrocomponents plc's key competitors?

Who are Electrocomponents plc's key executives?

Electrocomponents plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Peter Michael Johnson, Chairman of the Board
  • Lindsley Ruth, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • David Egan, Group Finance Director
  • Ian Haslegrave, General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Bertrand Bodson, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Louisa S. Burdett, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Karen Jane Guerra, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • John Pattullo, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Simon Pryce, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Electrocomponents plc stock?

Shares of Electrocomponents plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Electrocomponents plc's stock price today?

One share of Electrocomponents plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 704.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Electrocomponents plc (LON ECM)
Community Ranking:  1.1 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  171 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  628 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  799
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Electrocomponents plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.86)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 613.43
Consensus Price Target History for Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM)
Price Target History for Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM)
Analysts' Ratings History for Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/10/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 520 -> GBX 575View Rating Details
10/3/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetAddGBX 610 -> GBX 650View Rating Details
10/3/2017Numis Securities LtdBoost Price TargetAddGBX 660 -> GBX 705View Rating Details
10/3/2017Liberum CapitalBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 660 -> GBX 680View Rating Details
7/4/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 510 -> GBX 530View Rating Details
7/3/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
6/26/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 567 -> GBX 604View Rating Details
4/12/2017HSBC Holdings plcBoost Price Target BuyGBX 520 -> GBX 550View Rating Details
10/13/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price Targetsector performGBX 280 -> GBX 350View Rating Details
10/12/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutralGBX 185 -> GBX 375View Rating Details
11/2/2015N+1 SingerReiterated RatingSellGBX 210View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com


Earnings Estimates for Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $25.66 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Electrocomponents plc (LON ECM)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/23/2017GBX 7.301.33%6/15/20176/15/20177/26/2017
11/18/2016GBX 51.11%12/1/201612/1/20161/11/2017
5/19/2016GBX 6.752.5%6/16/20166/16/20167/26/2016
11/19/2015GBX 52.16%12/3/201512/3/20151/13/2016
5/21/2015GBX 6.752.88%6/25/20156/25/20157/28/2015
11/13/2014GBX 52.42%12/4/201412/4/20141/9/2015
5/22/2014GBX 6.752.41%6/25/20146/25/20147/29/2014
11/14/2013GBX 51.7%12/4/201312/4/20131/10/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/17/2017Peter M JohnsonInsiderBuy3,000GBX 494£14,820
2/14/2017Karen GuerraInsiderBuy5,226GBX 479£25,032.54
7/29/2016Guerra,KarenInsiderBuy8,500GBX 293£24,905
6/24/2016Ruth,LindsleyInsiderBuy20,000GBX 266£53,200
3/17/2016Johnson,Peter MInsiderBuy6,400GBX 236£15,104
3/10/2016Egan ,DavidInsiderBuy70,000GBX 238£166,600
7/1/2015Bodson,BertrandInsiderBuy10,000GBX 2.13£213
6/24/2015Boddie,SimonInsiderSell1,216GBX 2.28GBX 2,772.48
3/2/2015Peter M JohnsonInsiderBuy50,000GBX 230.15£115,075
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Electrocomponents plc (ECM) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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