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Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Rental & Leasing Services  
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Headquarter Location:USA
Electro Rent Corp rental, lease and sale of new and used electronic test and measurement equipment, for use in the aerospace, telecommunications, defense, electronics, industrial, and semiconductor markets.

Electro Rent Corp was incorporated in California in 1965 and became a publicly held corporation in 1980. The Company rental, lease and sells of new and used electronic test and measurement equipment. The Company purchases that equipment from manufacturers such as Agilent and Tektronix primarily for use by its customers in the aerospace, telecommunications, defense, electronics, industrial and semiconductor industries. The Company data products division provides personal computers and servers from manufacturers including Dell, HP/Compaq, IBM, Toshiba and Apple. It has also expanded its rental, lease and sale of electrical test and inspection equipment used in the industrial industry, which includes electrical contractors and utility companies and their related support services providers. The Company's competitors in the North American T&M rental area include McGrath Rent Corp., Continental Resources, Test Equity and Microlease PLC. It competes for rental business with Microlease plc and Livingston Group Ltd. in Europe and Orix Corporation in Asia.

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Dividend Yield % 3.23
ELRC's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
72% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. ELRC: 3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
ELRC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 3.23
Current: 3.23
0
3.23
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.55
ELRC's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. ELRC: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
ELRC' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.55
Current: 1.55
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1.55
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.23
ELRC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
64% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. ELRC: 3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.23
ELRC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
55% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. ELRC: 3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ELRC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 3.23
Current: 3.23
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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $196.56
EPS (TTM) $ 0.37
Short Percentage of Float1.58%
52-Week Range $7.30 - 15.57
Shares Outstanding (Mil)24.20
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