Ecopetrol Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:EC)

$12.91 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 12/17/2017 08:36 AM ET)
Previous Close$12.91
Today's Range$12.86 - $13.03
52-Week Range$8.44 - $13.03
Volume1.39 million shs
Average Volume1.10 million shs
Market Capitalization$26.54 billion
P/E Ratio29.34
Dividend Yield1.21%
Beta1.14

About Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC)

Ecopetrol logoEcopetrol S.A. is an oil company. The Company operates in Colombia, Peru, Brazil and the United States Gulf Coast. The Company's segments include Exploration and Production, Transportation and Logistics, and Refining, Petrochemicals and Biofuels. The Company's Exploration and Production segment includes exploration, development and production activities in Colombia and abroad. The Company's Transportation and Logistics segment includes the transportation of crude oil, motor fuels, fuel oil and other refined products, including diesel and biofuels. The Company's main crude oil pipeline systems' operating capacity is approximately 1.34 million barrels per day (BPD). The Company's main refineries are the Barrancabermeja refinery, which it directly owns and operates, and a refinery in the Free Trade Zone in Cartagena that is operated by Reficar S.A., a subsidiary of the Company. The Company also owns and operates two other minor refineries: Orito and Apiay.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Integrated Oil & Gas
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorOils/Energy
SymbolNYSE:EC
CUSIPN/A
Phone571-234-4000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.82%
Current Ratio1.37%
Quick Ratio1.07%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio29.34
Forward P/E Ratio16.99
P/E Growth0.4

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.75 billion
Price / Sales1.68
Cash Flow$5.06 per share
Price / Cash2.55
Book Value$27.55 per share
Price / Book0.47

Profitability

Trailing EPS$0.44
Net Income$3.18 billion
Net Margins6.36%
Return on Equity4.75%
Return on Assets1.79%

Miscellaneous

Employees10,920
Outstanding Shares2,055,830,000

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ecopetrol's stock symbol?

Ecopetrol trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EC."

How often does Ecopetrol pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol announced a special dividend on Tuesday, April 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 27th will be given a dividend of $0.1606 per share on Monday, May 8th. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 25th. View Ecopetrol's Dividend History.

How were Ecopetrol's earnings last quarter?

Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, March, 2nd. The oil and gas company reported ($0.12) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.33. The oil and gas company earned $5.12 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.65 billion. Ecopetrol had a net margin of 6.36% and a return on equity of 4.75%. View Ecopetrol's Earnings History.

Where is Ecopetrol's stock going? Where will Ecopetrol's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Ecopetrol's shares. Their predictions range from $8.00 to $12.00. On average, they anticipate Ecopetrol's share price to reach $9.67 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Ecopetrol.

Who are some of Ecopetrol's key competitors?

Who are Ecopetrol's key executives?

Ecopetrol's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Carlos Alfredo Cure Cure, Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 72)
  • Juan Carlos Echeverry Garzon, Chief Executive Officer (Age 55)
  • Maria Fernanda Suarez Londono, Chief Financial Officer (Age 42)
  • Luisa Fernanda Lafaurie, Chief Executive Officer of Cenit (Age 56)
  • Felipe Bayon Pardo, Chief Operating Officer (Age 51)
  • Andres Mantilla, Vice President of Innovation and Technology (Age 46)
  • Ricardo Montes Gomez, Public Accountant
  • Maria Juliana Alban, Vice President of Corporate Compliance (Age 41)
  • Fernan Ignacio Bejarano Arias, Vice President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel (Age 60)
  • Pedro Manrique, Vice President of Commerce and Marketing (Age 52)

Who owns Ecopetrol stock?

Ecopetrol's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (0.41%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.17%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.07%), APG Asset Management N.V. (0.06%), Legal & General Group Plc (0.05%) and Harding Loevner LP (0.05%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ecopetrol.

Who sold Ecopetrol stock? Who is selling Ecopetrol stock?

Ecopetrol's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC and Harding Loevner LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ecopetrol.

Who bought Ecopetrol stock? Who is buying Ecopetrol stock?

Ecopetrol's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including APG Asset Management N.V., Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Nationwide Fund Advisors, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Legal & General Group Plc, Mizuho Securities USA LLC, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd and OxFORD Asset Management LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ecopetrol.

How do I buy Ecopetrol stock?

Shares of Ecopetrol can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ecopetrol's stock price today?

One share of Ecopetrol stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.91.

How big of a company is Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol has a market capitalization of $26.54 billion and generates $15.75 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $3.18 billion in net income (profit) each year or $0.44 on an earnings per share basis. Ecopetrol employs 10,920 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol's mailing address is CARRERA 13 NO. 36 - 24, BOGOTA F8, . The oil and gas company can be reached via phone at 571-234-4000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ecopetrol (EC)

Community Ranking:  1.3 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  83 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  241 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  324
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ecopetrol and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.002.202.252.00
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $10.25$9.67$10.00$10.00
Price Target Upside: 13.58% downside2.46% downside12.61% upside6.84% upside

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC)

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/6/2017CitigroupInitiated CoverageSell -> Neutral$12.00MediumView Rating Details
11/28/2017Raymond James FinancialReiterated RatingMarket Perform -> UnderperformHighView Rating Details
10/25/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeUnderweight -> Neutral$9.00N/AView Rating Details
6/29/2017ScotiabankDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformLowView Rating Details
5/31/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$9.40 -> $8.00HighView Rating Details
12/7/2016Deutsche BankUpgradeHold -> Buy$12.00N/AView Rating Details
11/17/2016Tudor PickeringUpgradeSell -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 12/17/2015 forward)

Earnings

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC)

Ecopetrol (NYSE EC) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/2/2015Q4 2014$0.21($0.12)$6.65 billion$5.12 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2014Q3$0.71$0.54$6.85 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q2 2014$0.81$0.73$7.94 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2014Q1 2014$0.81$0.81$9.75 billion$7.94 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.76 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.2 EPS

Dividends

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) Dividend Information

Most Recent Dividend:5/8/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.16
Dividend Yield:1.24%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:36.36% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
21.05% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
13.33% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC)

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/4/2017special$0.164/25/20174/27/20175/8/2017
4/7/2015quarterly$1.0325.05%6/17/20156/19/20156/30/2015
3/26/2013special$2.814/9/20134/11/20134/23/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Ecopetrol (NYSE EC)

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Headlines

Ecopetrol (NYSE EC) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Zacks: Analysts Expect Ecopetrol SA (EC) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $4.75 BillionZacks: Analysts Expect Ecopetrol SA (EC) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $4.75 Billion
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 17 at 3:38 AM
$0.23 EPS Expected for Ecopetrol SA (EC) This Quarter$0.23 EPS Expected for Ecopetrol SA (EC) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 15 at 9:30 PM
Ecopetrol SA :EC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : December 12, 2017Ecopetrol SA :EC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : December 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 12 at 10:11 AM
Ecopetrol (EC) and QEP Resources (QEP) Head-To-Head ComparisonEcopetrol (EC) and QEP Resources (QEP) Head-To-Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 11 at 11:24 PM
Fitch Ratings confirms Ecopetrol S.A.s investment-grade ratingFitch Ratings confirms Ecopetrol S.A.'s investment-grade rating
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 5:00 PM
ETFs with exposure to Ecopetrol SA : December 8, 2017ETFs with exposure to Ecopetrol SA : December 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 5:00 PM
An Intrinsic Value Calculation For Ecopetrol SA (EC) Shows It’s 26.30% UndervaluedAn Intrinsic Value Calculation For Ecopetrol SA (EC) Shows It’s 26.30% Undervalued
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 9:45 AM
Ecopetrol continues its transformation process by optimizing the Business Groups capital structureEcopetrol continues its transformation process by optimizing the Business Group's capital structure
www.prnewswire.com - December 7 at 10:13 PM
Citi Resumes Ecopetrol SA (EC) at Neutral - StreetInsider.comCiti Resumes Ecopetrol SA (EC) at Neutral - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - December 7 at 10:01 AM
Citigroup Begins Coverage on Ecopetrol (EC)Citigroup Begins Coverage on Ecopetrol (EC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 6 at 7:50 PM
 Analysts Anticipate Ecopetrol SA (EC) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $4.75 Billion Analysts Anticipate Ecopetrol SA (EC) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $4.75 Billion
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 29 at 5:54 AM
Ecopetrol (EC) Earns Underperform Rating from Raymond James FinancialEcopetrol (EC) Earns Underperform Rating from Raymond James Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 28 at 9:12 AM
Ecopetrol SA (EC) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.23 Per ShareEcopetrol SA (EC) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.23 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 27 at 3:54 PM
Ecopetrol SA (EC) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesEcopetrol SA (EC) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 27 at 12:12 PM
Director authorization to purchase Ecopetrol sharesDirector authorization to purchase Ecopetrol shares
finance.yahoo.com - November 23 at 4:18 PM
Ecopetrol Announces Its 2018 Investment Plan - Quick FactsEcopetrol Announces Its 2018 Investment Plan - Quick Facts
www.nasdaq.com - November 23 at 5:02 AM
Ecopetrol eyes $3.5B-$4B in investments next year - Seeking AlphaEcopetrol eyes $3.5B-$4B in investments next year - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - November 22 at 6:58 PM
Colombia's Ecopetrol To Invest Up To $4 Bln In 2018Colombia's Ecopetrol To Invest Up To $4 Bln In 2018
finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 6:58 PM
Ecopetrol will invest between USD 3.5 to USD 4 billion in 2018Ecopetrol will invest between USD 3.5 to USD 4 billion in 2018
finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 6:58 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 1:41 PM
Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment ResearchEcopetrol S.A. (EC) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 15 at 10:56 PM
Short Interest in Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) Rises By 22.6%Short Interest in Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) Rises By 22.6%
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 15 at 3:00 AM
Ecopetrol SA issues statement on Paradise Papers article - PR Newswire (press release)Ecopetrol SA issues statement on Paradise Papers article - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - November 14 at 11:33 PM
Ecopetrol S.A issues statement on Paradise Papers articleEcopetrol S.A issues statement on Paradise Papers article
finance.yahoo.com - November 14 at 6:31 PM
Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) Downgraded by HSBC Holdings plcEcopetrol S.A. (EC) Downgraded by HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 11:32 AM
4 High Earnings Yield Stocks to Improve Your Portfolio4 High Earnings Yield Stocks to Improve Your Portfolio
www.nasdaq.com - November 13 at 11:48 AM
Surging Earnings Estimates Signal Good News for Ecopetrol (EC) - NasdaqSurging Earnings Estimates Signal Good News for Ecopetrol (EC) - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - November 11 at 9:43 AM
Ecopetrol S.A. 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call SlidesEcopetrol S.A. 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - November 10 at 6:44 PM
Stocks To Watch: Ecopetrol Sees RS Rating Rise To 91Stocks To Watch: Ecopetrol Sees RS Rating Rise To 91
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 6:44 PM
Surging Earnings Estimates Signal Good News for Ecopetrol (EC)Surging Earnings Estimates Signal Good News for Ecopetrol (EC)
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 6:44 PM
How Ecopetrol (EC) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry - NasdaqHow Ecopetrol (EC) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - November 10 at 7:52 AM
How Ecopetrol (EC) Stock Stands Out in a Strong IndustryHow Ecopetrol (EC) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 7:52 AM
$4.75 Billion in Sales Expected for Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) This Quarter$4.75 Billion in Sales Expected for Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 10 at 1:38 AM
Bull of the Day: Ecopetrol (EC)Bull of the Day: Ecopetrol (EC)
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 5:19 AM
Ecopetrol Business Group presents third quarter and year-to-date 2017 ResultsEcopetrol Business Group presents third quarter and year-to-date 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 5:19 AM
Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesEcopetrol S.A. (EC) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 2 at 3:28 PM
Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) to Release Earnings on TuesdayEcopetrol S.A. (EC) to Release Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 1 at 10:49 AM
Ecopetrol Announces Timing of the Third Quarter of 2017 Earnings Report and Conference CallEcopetrol Announces Timing of the Third Quarter of 2017 Earnings Report and Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - November 1 at 1:21 AM
Head-To-Head Review: Ecopetrol (EC) and Its CompetitorsHead-To-Head Review: Ecopetrol (EC) and Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 1 at 1:20 AM
Financial Analysis: Ecopetrol (EC) and Its PeersFinancial Analysis: Ecopetrol (EC) and Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 31 at 11:10 PM
ETFs with exposure to Ecopetrol SA : October 30, 2017ETFs with exposure to Ecopetrol SA : October 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 30 at 6:50 PM
Contrasting Ecopetrol (EC) & Its PeersContrasting Ecopetrol (EC) & Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 28 at 11:18 PM
Ecopetrol SA (EC) versus The Competition Head-To-Head AnalysisEcopetrol SA (EC) versus The Competition Head-To-Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 28 at 1:30 AM
JPMorgan Upgrades Ecopetrol SA (EC) to Neutral - StreetInsider.comJPMorgan Upgrades Ecopetrol SA (EC) to Neutral - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - October 26 at 1:41 PM
New Strong Buy Stocks for October 26thNew Strong Buy Stocks for October 26th
finance.yahoo.com - October 26 at 1:40 PM
Head to Head Contrast: Ecopetrol (EC) and Its PeersHead to Head Contrast: Ecopetrol (EC) and Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 25 at 2:28 AM
Ecopetrol SA approves establishment of energy marketing company - PR Newswire (press release)Ecopetrol SA approves establishment of energy marketing company - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - October 25 at 2:20 AM
BRIEF-Ecopetrol SA says ‍board approved establishment of Sociedad Ecopetrol energía S.A.S. E.S.PBRIEF-Ecopetrol SA says ‍board approved establishment of Sociedad Ecopetrol energía S.A.S. E.S.P
www.reuters.com - October 24 at 9:17 PM
Ecopetrol S.A. approves establishment of energy marketing companyEcopetrol S.A. approves establishment of energy marketing company
finance.yahoo.com - October 24 at 9:17 PM
 Brokerages Expect Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $4.64 Billion Brokerages Expect Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $4.64 Billion
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 22 at 9:46 AM

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