Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM) insider Lindsley Ruth sold 121,164 shares of Electrocomponents stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, January 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 499 ($6.52), for a total transaction of £604,608.36 ($790,027.91).

Lindsley Ruth also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, November 20th, Lindsley Ruth purchased 10,000 shares of Electrocomponents stock. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 561 ($7.33) per share, with a total value of £56,100 ($73,304.59).

Shares of LON ECM opened at GBX 535.20 ($6.99) on Friday. Electrocomponents plc has a 12-month low of GBX 467.90 ($6.11) and a 12-month high of GBX 713.05 ($9.32).

Electrocomponents (LON:ECM) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November 20th. The company reported GBX 17.20 ($0.22) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of GBX 17 ($0.22) by GBX 0.20 ($0.00).

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, January 9th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 29th were given a dividend of GBX 5.30 ($0.07) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 29th. This represents a yield of 0.93%.

A number of analysts have recently commented on the stock. Shore Capital reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Electrocomponents in a research note on Thursday, October 4th. Peel Hunt reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Electrocomponents in a research note on Thursday, October 4th. Jefferies Financial Group upgraded shares of Electrocomponents to a “buy” rating and reduced their price target for the stock from GBX 740 ($9.67) to GBX 700 ($9.15) in a research note on Tuesday. UBS Group upgraded shares of Electrocomponents to a “buy” rating and reduced their price target for the stock from GBX 770 ($10.06) to GBX 650 ($8.49) in a research note on Tuesday. Finally, Numis Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Electrocomponents in a research note on Thursday, October 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 765 ($10.00).

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Electrocomponents Company Profile

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.

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