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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 5,800 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

£30m

Annualised cost savings
delivered by March 2018

22%

High return on capital employed

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2017 financial highlights

£1.512bn

Group revenue

£128.0m

Headline profit before tax

12.3p

Dividend per share

21.0p

Headline earnings per share

£117.7m

Headline free cash flow

22.0%

Return on capital employed

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Latest financial results

03.07.17 Trading update Trading update, PDF, 292 KB, opens in a new window
23.05.17 Full-year results (year ended 31 March 2017) Full-year results (year ended 31 March 2017), PDF, 874 KB, opens in a new window Full-year results (year ended 31 March 2017), PDF, 2.1 MB, opens in a new window Webcast
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
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