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Founded in 1937, we are the global distributor for engineers. Our range comprises more than 500,000 products, sourced from over 2,500 suppliers.

Operating under the trading brands of RS Components and Allied Electronics, our 6,000 employees help deliver our market-leading reputation for service excellence to over one million customers in more than 80 countries.

Why invest in us

No.1

International high-service distributor

£25m

Annualised cost savings
delivered by March 2018

15%

High return on capital employed

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2016 financial highlights

£1.291bn

Group revenue

£76.8m

Headline profit before tax

11.75p

Dividend per share

12.6p

Headline earnings per share

£62.6m

Headline free cash flow

15.7%

Return on capital employed

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Latest financial results

06.04.17 Trading update Trading update, PDF, 290 KB, opens in a new window
10.02.17 Trading update Trading update, PDF, 82 KB, opens in a new window
18.11.16 Half-year results (six months ended 30 September 2016) Half-year results (six months ended 30 September 2016), PDF, 394 KB, opens in a new window Half-year results (six months ended 30 September 2016), PDF, 1.4 MB, opens in a new window Webcast
15.09.16 Trading update Trading update, PDF, 244 KB, opens in a new window
20.07.16 Trading update Trading update, PDF, 263 KB, opens in a new window
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1 million+

Customers in more than 80 countries

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Countries where we operate        

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10.5%

Improvement in CO2 emissions efficiency

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