Electrocomponents plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-7.000 (-0.632%)
52 week
863.0 - 1276.0

Last traded: Last Friday at 4:38 PM

Electrocomponents plc, together with its subsidiaries, distributes various electronics and industrial products in the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Germany, Italy, and internationally. It provides industrial interconnect and test, industrial automation and control, board-level electronics, and single-board computing products; and tools, consumables, and facilities maintenance products, such as personal protective equipment, site safety products, and 3D printing products. The company also supplies test and measurement products, semiconductors, and SBC and passive products. In addition, it operates DesignSpark, an online design community and resource center for makers, students, and design engineers. The company offers its products under the Needlers and Liscombe, RS Components, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, and IESA brands to electronic design engineers, machine and panel builders, and maintenance engineers, as well as buyers. It serves manufacturing, services, and infrastructure industries. Electrocomponents plc was founded in 1928 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorIndustrial Distribution / Industrials
Full time employees7406
Mailing addressTwo Pancras Square Fifth Floor London N1C 4AG United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 20 7239 8400 /


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Electrocomponents plc paid £0.16 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 25 Nov 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 64.47%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.ECM dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

ECM's forward dividend amount is £0.16 and the forward dividend yield is 1.47%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Jan 2022, following are the company executives and directors listed on Electrocomponents plc.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Lindsley RuthCEO & Director501.55M
Mr. David John EganCFO & Director531.02M
Mr. Mike EnglandChief Operating Officer
Mr. Simon RamskillChief Technology Officer
Polly ElvinVP of Investor Relations
Lucy SharmaHead of Investor Relations
Lynn Webster-ScottHead of Corp. PR
Mr. Michael CrambSr. VP of Corp. Devel.
Mr. Kenneth BradleyPres of Allied Electronics & Automation
Ms. Debbie LentzPres of Global Supply Chain

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Electrocomponents plc is and its enterprise value is .

The ECM's stocks Beta value is 0.95 making it 5% less volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Electrocomponents plc's Stock Symbol?

Electrocomponents plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "ECM".

2. What is Electrocomponents plc's stock price today?

One share of ECM stock can currently be purchased for approximately £1100.

3. How can I contact Electrocomponents plc?

Electrocomponents plc's mailing address is Two Pancras Square Fifth Floor London N1C 4AG United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 20 7239 8400.

4. What is Electrocomponents plc's official website?

The official website of Electrocomponents plc is https://www.electrocomponents.com.