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Electrocomponents plc Company Profile - Aug 07, 2011

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Electrocomponents plc is a distributor of electronics and maintenance products. The Company operates in 27 countries and sells to most of the remaining countries of the world via third party distributors. The principal activity of the Company is the high service level distribution of electronics, electrical, industrial and commercial supplies and services to engineers worldwide, through its 27 operating companies and its distributors. It has a number of major brands, such as RS, which is used all over the world, except in North America, where the Allied brand is used. The Company's operating segments are: the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Its subsidiaries include RS Components Pty Limited, Allied Electronics (Canada) Inc., RS Components BV, Radionics Limited, RS Components & Controls (India) Limited, Electrocomponents France SARL and RS Components Holdings Limited.

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									Company Fundamentals\Company Profile

   A Wright Investors' Service Research Report:

   Electrocomponents plc
                                                                                          440 Wheelers Farms Road
                                                                                          Milford, CT 06461 U.S.A.


  COMPANY PROFILE
  Figures in Pounds Sterling

                                  Wright Quality Rating:BBA4                                   Key Data

   Electrocomponents plc is a distributor of electronics and maintenance products. The         Ticker:
   Company operates in 27 countries and sells to most of the remaining countries of the        ECM
   world via third party distributors. The principal activity of the Company is the high
   service level distribution of electronics, electrical, industrial and commercial supplies   2011 Sales:
   and services to engineers worldwide, through its 27 operating companies and its
                                                                                               1,182,200,000
   distributors. It has a number of major brands, such as RS, which is used all over the
   world, except in North America, where the Allied brand is used. The Company's
   operating segments are: the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, North America and           Major Industry:
   Asia Pacific. Its subsidiaries include RS Components Pty Limited, Allied Electronics        Miscellaneous
   (Canada) Inc., RS Components BV, Radionics Limited, RS Components & Controls
   (India) Limited, Electrocomponents France SARL and RS Components Holdings                   Sub Industry:
   Limited.                                                                                    Wholesalers
                       Stock Chart                                    Officers
                                                                     Chairman                  Country:
                                                                  Peter M. Johnson             United Kingdom

                                                            Executive Director & Chief         Currency:
                                                                   Executive
                                                                                               Pounds Sterling
                                                                    Ian Mason

                                                                                      Fiscal Year Ends:
                                                          Secretary & General Counsel
                                                                 Ian Haslegrave       March

                                                                                               Employees
                                                                                               5,556

                                                                                               Exchanges:
                                                                                               LON

                                                                                               Share Type:
                                                                                               Ordinary

                                                                                               Market Capitalization:
           Stock Price (8/5/2011): 206.30 p
                                                                                               898,807,285
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