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LON:ECMElectrocomponents Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 691
+14.00 (+2.07 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 691
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 587.44
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 691
Volume878,911 shs
Average Volume1.24 million shs
Market Capitalization£3.08 billion
P/E Ratio19.97
Dividend Yield2.53%
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: 2.1Community Rank: 1.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.95 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial Equipment Wholesale



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£1.95 billion
Cash FlowGBX 45 per share
Book ValueGBX 161.30 per share



Market Cap£3.08 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
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 stock has increased by 31.7% and is now trading at GBX 691. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Electrocomponents?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Electrocomponents in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Electrocomponents.

How were Electrocomponents' earnings last quarter?

Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM) issued its quarterly earnings data 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 declared a dividend on Tuesday, November 12th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 28th will be given a dividend of GBX 5.90 per share on Wednesday, January 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.94%. The ex-dividend date 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?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Electrocomponents' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 575 to GBX 820. On average, they expect Electrocomponents' share price to reach GBX 697.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Electrocomponents.

Has Electrocomponents been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about ECM stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Electrocomponents earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few 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), Fulcrum Utility Services (FCRM), NEXT (NXT), Paypoint (PAY), Sirius Minerals (SXX), Travis Perkins (TPK) and Websafety (WBSI).

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 691.

How big of a company is Electrocomponents?

Electrocomponents has a market capitalization of £3.08 billion and generates £1.95 billion in revenue each year. Electrocomponents employs 5,943 workers across the globe.

What is Electrocomponents' official website?

The official website for Electrocomponents is 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 6/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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