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LON:ECMElectrocomponents Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 483.80
-24.60 (-4.84 %)
(As of 04/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 483.80
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 575.39
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 483.80
Volume1.10 million shs
Average Volume1.24 million shs
Market Capitalization£2.16 billion
P/E Ratio14.80
Dividend Yield3.19%
Electrocomponents plc, together with its subsidiaries, distributes various electronics and industrial products in Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Central Europe, the Asia Pacific, and the Americas. The company distributes semiconductor products, including microcontrollers, voltage regulators, transistors, and diodes; and interconnectors, passives, and electromechanical components, such as resistors, switches, and heavy-duty connectors for industrial applications and power supplies. It also provides automation and control products comprising programmable logic controllers, safety devices, sensors, cables, and pneumatic cylinders for the food and beverage, packaging, manufacturing, marine, and oil and gas industries; and tools and consumables consisting of electronics workbench equipment, electrostatic discharge products and 3D printers, and mechanical tools and lighting products, as well as electrical, test and measurement, and safety equipment. The company markets its products through digital channels, trade counters, phone/fax lines, field and internal sales under the RS Components, Allied Electronics & Automation, and RS Pro brands to electronic design engineers, machine and panel builders, and maintenance engineers, as well as buyers. In addition, it operates DesignSpark, an online electronics design community and resource center for manufacturers, students, and design engineers. The company was founded in 1928 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 1.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.38 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial Equipment Wholesale



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£1.95 billion
Cash FlowGBX 22.99 per share
Book ValueGBX 149.10 per share



Market Cap£2.16 billion
Next Earnings Date5/25/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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Electrocomponents (LON:ECM) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Electrocomponents' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Electrocomponents' stock was trading at GBX 524.80 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ECM shares have decreased by 7.8% and is now trading at GBX 483.80. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Electrocomponents?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Electrocomponents in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Electrocomponents.

When is Electrocomponents' next earnings date?

Electrocomponents is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 25th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Electrocomponents.

How were Electrocomponents' earnings last quarter?

Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 20th. The company reported $17.20 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $17.00 by $0.20. View Electrocomponents' earnings history.

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

Electrocomponents announced a dividend on Tuesday, November 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 28th will be paid a dividend of GBX 5.90 per share on Wednesday, January 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 28th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Electrocomponents' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for ECM?

12 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Electrocomponents' stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 575 to GBX 811. On average, they anticipate Electrocomponents' stock price to reach GBX 679.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 40.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Electrocomponents.

Has Electrocomponents been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about ECM stock has been trending very negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Electrocomponents earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutElectrocomponents.

Who are some of Electrocomponents' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Electrocomponents own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Electrocomponents investors own include Just Eat (JE), Dow Chemical (DOW), Merlin Entertainments (MERL), Premier Farnell (PFL), Anglo American (AAL), Babcock International Group (BAB), Burberry Group (BRBY), Drax Group (DRX), Fulcrum Utility Services (FCRM) and JD Sports Fashion (JD).

Who are Electrocomponents' key executives?

Electrocomponents' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Lindsley Ruth, CEO & Director (Age 48)
  • Mr. David John Egan, Group Fin. Director & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Guy Magrath, Chief Digital Data & Technology Officer
  • Polly Elvin, Head of Investor Relations and Corp. PR
  • Lynn Webster-Scott, Head of Corp. PR

What is Electrocomponents' stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Electrocomponents?

Shares of ECM 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' stock price today?

One share of ECM stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 483.80.

How big of a company is Electrocomponents?

Electrocomponents has a market capitalization of £2.16 billion and generates £1.95 billion in revenue each year. Electrocomponents employs 5,943 workers across the globe. View additional information about Electrocomponents.

What is Electrocomponents' official website?

The official website for Electrocomponents is http://www.electrocomponents.com/.

How can I contact Electrocomponents?

Electrocomponents' mailing address is International Management Centre , 8050 Oxford Business Park North, OXFORD, OX4 2HW, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1865-204000.

This page was last updated on 4/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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