Electrocomponents

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Share Price Information

Name Electrocomponents
Epic ECM
Sector Industrial Suppliers
ISIN GB0003096442
Activites Electrocomponents plc, through its brands RS Components and Allied Electronics, is the global distributor for engineers. It offers more than 500,000 industrial and electronic products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, and provide a wide range of value-added services to over one million customers. With operations in 32 countries, it trades through multiple channels and ship around 50,000 parcels a day.
Index FTSE 250

Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 671.40 Net gearing (%) 48.64
Market capitalisation (£m) 2,847.84 Gross gearing (%) 57.88
Shares in issue (m) 446.23 Debt ratio 35.35
P/E ratio 19.11 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.40
Total dividends per share (p) 14.80 Assets / equity ratio 2.37
Dividend yield (%) 2.41 Price to book value 4.83
Dividend cover 2.17 ROCE (%) 21.42
Earning per share (p) 33.40 EPS growth (%) -1.47
52-week high / low (p) 729.80 / 478.40 DPS growth (%) 11.70

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
31 Mar 2019 Full Year 1,884 148 33.40 GBP
31 Mar 2018 Full Year 1,705 150 33.90 GBP
31 Mar 2017 Full Year 1,512 92 20.90 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H1 Dividend 28 Nov 2019 08 Jan 2020 5.90 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 13 Jun 2019 25 Jul 2019 9.50 GBX 14.80
H1 Dividend 29 Nov 2018 09 Jan 2019 5.30 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 14 Jun 2018 25 Jul 2018 8.00 GBX 13.25
H1 Dividend 30 Nov 2017 10 Jan 2018 5.25 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 15 Jun 2017 26 Jul 2017 7.30 GBX 12.30
H1 Dividend 01 Dec 2016 11 Jan 2017 5.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 16 Jun 2016 26 Jul 2016 6.75 GBX 11.75
H1 Dividend 03 Dec 2015 13 Jan 2016 5.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 25 Jun 2015 28 Jul 2015 6.75 GBX 11.75
H1 Dividend 04 Dec 2014 09 Jan 2015 5.00 GBX 0.00

Contact details

Company name Electrocomponents
Address 8050 Oxford Business Park North, Oxford OX4 2HW.
Telephone +44 (0)1865 204 000
Website http://www.electrocomponents.com/

Advisors

Company's broker UBS Investment Bank
Company's joint broker Collins Stewart
NOMAD Citigroup Global Markets
Registrar Equiniti
Auditors KPMG Audit
Solicitors Linklaters LLP

Directors

Appointed Director Position
01 Apr 2015 John Lindsley Ruth Group Chief Executive
01 Mar 2016 David John Egan Group Finance Director
01 Oct 2010 Peter Michael Johnson Non-Executive Chairman
01 Jun 2019 David John Rivers Sleath Non-Executive Director
26 Sep 2016 Simon Charles Conrad Pryce Non-Executive Director
01 Mar 2019 Bessie Lee Non-Executive Director
01 Jan 2013 Karen Guerra Non-Executive Director
01 Feb 2017 Louisa Sachiko Burdett Non-Executive Director
01 Jun 2015 Bertrand Bodson Non-Executive Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Reporting date 31 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2018 31 Mar 2017
Tangible assets 120 97 97
Intangible asssets and goodwill 321 233 260
Investments and other non-current assets 23 27 30
Total non-current assets 463 358 388
Inventory / work in progress 387 331 304
Trade and other receivables 415 294 278
Cash and equivalents 129 123 77
Other current assets and asset held for resale 5 2 17
Total of all assets 1,399 1,107 1,063
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Short term liabilities 488 391 390
Long term liabilities 322 234 284
Other liabilites / pension etc 0 0 0
Total of all liabilities 810 625 674
Net assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Net assets 589 483 389
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Share capital 44 44 44
Minority interests 0 0 0
Retained earnings 435 355 232
Share premium account 50 47 45
Other equity 60 36 69
Total equity 589 483 389
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 127 127 128
Cashflow before financing 43 103 113
Increase / decrease in Cash 12 18 13
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 1,884 1,705 1,512
Cost of sales 1,046 956 855
Gross profit 839 750 657
Operating profit 201 173 132
Pre-tax profit 195 169 127
Profit / loss for the year 148 150 92