Electrocomponents PLC (LON:ECM) Stock Buy Rating Maintained at Liberum Capital; The PT is GBX 680.00; Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio Decreased Kimberly (KMB) Holding

Liberum Capital currently has a GBX 680.00 target price per share on the 2.75B GBP market cap company or 9.29% upside potential. In analysts report shared with investors and clients on 5 February, Electrocomponents PLC (LON:ECM) stock had its Buy Rating kept by stock research analysts at Liberum Capital.

Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio decreased Kimberly (KMB) stake by 1.76% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio sold 4,590 shares as Kimberly (KMB)’s stock declined 3.59%. The Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio holds 255,472 shares with $30.06M value, down from 260,062 last quarter. Kimberly now has $40.80 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.43% or $1.69 during the last trading session, reaching $116.21. About 2.61 million shares traded or 13.41% up from the average. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has risen 0.32% since February 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500.

The stock increased 1.60% or GBX 9.8 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 621.2. About 334,715 shares traded. Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM) has 0.00% since February 5, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Electrocomponents plc, together with its subsidiaries, distributes various electronics and industrial products in Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Central Europe, the Asia Pacific, North America, and internationally. The company has market cap of 2.75 billion GBP. The firm 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. It has a 25.88 P/E ratio. It also provides automation and control products comprising programmable logic controllers, safety devices, sensors, cables, and pneumatic cylinders for various vertical markets that include the food and beverage, packaging, manufacturing, marine, and gas and oil industries; and tools and consumables, which comprise electronics workbench equipment, electrostatic discharge products and 3D printers, and mechanical tools and lighting, as well as electrical, test, and measurement and safety equipment.

Among 14 analysts covering Electrocomponents (LON:ECM), 3 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 21% are positive. Electrocomponents has GBX 705 highest and GBX 160 lowest target. GBX 513’s average target is -17.42% below currents GBX 621.2 stock price. Electrocomponents had 113 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 25 by Barclays Capital. On Tuesday, November 24 the stock rating was maintained by Numis Securities with “Buy”. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Friday, May 6 by Citigroup. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 4 by Numis Securities. UBS maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, November 19 report. Peel Hunt maintained the shares of ECM in report on Monday, July 3 with “Add” rating. Liberum Capital maintained Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM) on Monday, July 3 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by HSBC on Thursday, April 7. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with “Hold” on Wednesday, July 20. Numis Securities upgraded the shares of ECM in report on Tuesday, September 1 to “Buy” rating.

Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio increased West Pharmaceutical Ser (NYSE:WST) stake by 17,487 shares to 50,788 valued at $4.89M in 2017Q3. It also upped Coresite Realty Corp (NYSE:COR) stake by 13,815 shares and now owns 28,956 shares. Synovus Financial Corp (NYSE:SNV) was raised too.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $2.77 million activity. Underhill Kimberly K sold $2.77 million worth of stock or 23,158 shares.