About Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM)
Electrocomponents 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
- 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 653.05
- 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 597.27
- 52 Week Range: GBX 355.60 - GBX 713.32
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 33.85
- P/E Growth: 2.60
- 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?
Some companies that are related to Electrocomponents plc include Smiths Group plc (SMIN), Rentokil Initial plc (RTO), Trinity Industries (TRN), easyJet plc (EZJ), Bombardier (BDRBF), Schneider National (SNDR), Weir Group PLC (WEIR), Halma plc (HLMA), G4S plc (GFS), Melrose Industries PLC (MRO), Babcock International Group PLC (BAB), Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc (SPX), Terex (TEX), Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings (SWFT), Meggitt plc (MGGT), Royal Mail PLC (RMG), Capita PLC (CPI) and Renishaw plc (RSW).
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?
MarketBeat Community Rating for Electrocomponents plc (LON ECM)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.
One share of Electrocomponents plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 704.
Consensus Ratings for Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
MarketBeat calculates consensus ratings using the most recent rating from each brokerage that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Since brokers often use different ratings systems, each rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings. Each stock's consensus rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months.
MarketBeat will no longer include ratings and price target data in its consensus calculation if a broker drops coverage and MarketBeat has received a report that coverage was dropped. Ratings from certain research firms that issue ratings using purely quantitative methods (such as Zacks, Vetr and ValuEngine) are not included in consensus calculations. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
|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)
Analysts' Ratings History for Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM)
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)
|10/10/2017||Credit Suisse Group||Boost Price Target||Underperform||GBX 520 -> GBX 575|
|10/3/2017||Peel Hunt||Boost Price Target||Add||GBX 610 -> GBX 650|
|10/3/2017||Numis Securities Ltd||Boost Price Target||Add||GBX 660 -> GBX 705|
|10/3/2017||Liberum Capital||Boost Price Target||Buy||GBX 660 -> GBX 680|
|7/4/2017||Jefferies Group LLC||Boost Price Target||Hold||GBX 510 -> GBX 530|
|7/3/2017||Shore Capital||Reiterated Rating||Sell|
|6/26/2017||Barclays PLC||Boost Price Target||Equal Weight||GBX 567 -> GBX 604|
|4/12/2017||HSBC Holdings plc||Boost Price Target|| Buy||GBX 520 -> GBX 550|
|10/13/2016||Royal Bank Of Canada||Boost Price Target||sector perform||GBX 280 -> GBX 350|
|10/12/2016||Citigroup Inc.||Upgrade||Neutral||GBX 185 -> GBX 375|
|11/2/2015||N+1 Singer||Reiterated Rating||Sell||GBX 210|
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)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM)Insider Trades by Quarter for Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|3/17/2017||Peter M Johnson||Insider||Buy||3,000||GBX 494||£14,820|
|2/14/2017||Karen Guerra||Insider||Buy||5,226||GBX 479||£25,032.54|
|3/17/2016||Johnson,Peter M||Insider||Buy||6,400||GBX 236||£15,104|
|3/10/2016||Egan ,David||Insider||Buy||70,000||GBX 238||£166,600|
|6/24/2015||Boddie,Simon||Insider||Sell||1,216||GBX 2.28||GBX 2,772.48|
|3/2/2015||Peter M Johnson||Insider||Buy||50,000||GBX 230.15||£115,075|
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Electrocomponents plc (ECM) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017