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Electrocomponents beats profit forecasts, share price soars to top of FTSE All-Share leader board

Electronics distributor Electrocomponents (ECM) has delighted the market with a profit beat from its 2018 year end results. The company, which supplies tools, safety equipment, microchips and much else to industry, today reports full year to 31 March adjusted pre-tax profits of £173.1m. That's above the £171.8m that the market had anticipated, and it is £3.6m more than analysts had been ...

All change: How new management can be good for companies and their share price

One of the key ingredients in the success or failure of a company is the quality of its management. When change at the top of a struggling company occurs, it can often act as a catalyst for an underperforming business and trigger a share price boost. Evaluating the skill sets of boardroom leaders is no easy feat, yet there are CEOs out there with proven pedigree in turning companies around or ...
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