Ecopetrol SA Company Profile (NYSE:EC)

About Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC)

Ecopetrol SA 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Major Integrated Oil & Gas
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:EC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.ecopetrol.com.co
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $20.09 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,055,834,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $9.49
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $9.13
  • 52 Week Range: $7.65 - $10.36
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 37.58
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 6.56
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $17.21 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.17
  • Book Value: $7.22 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.35
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 1.6%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $6.36 billion
  • Net Margins: -20.22%
  • Return on Equity: -20.38%
  • Return on Assets: -7.53%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.00%
  • Current Ratio: 1.49%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.28%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.15 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.06
  • Short Ratio: 5.85
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC)

What is Ecopetrol SA's stock symbol?

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

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

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

How were Ecopetrol SA's earnings last quarter?

Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, March, 2nd. The company reported ($0.12) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.33. The business had revenue of $5.12 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.65 billion. Ecopetrol SA had a negative net margin of 20.22% and a negative return on equity of 20.38%. View Ecopetrol SA's Earnings History.

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

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Ecopetrol SA's shares. Their predictions range from $9.50 to $12.00. On average, they expect Ecopetrol SA's share price to reach $10.75 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Ecopetrol SA.

Who are some of Ecopetrol SA's key competitors?

Who owns Ecopetrol SA stock?

Ecopetrol SA's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (0.31%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.26%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.19%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.15%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.09%) and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.09%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ecopetrol SA.

Who sold Ecopetrol SA stock? Who is selling Ecopetrol SA stock?

Ecopetrol SA's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, DnB Asset Management AS, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Advisors Asset Management Inc. and FIL Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ecopetrol SA.

Who bought Ecopetrol SA stock? Who is buying Ecopetrol SA stock?

Ecopetrol SA's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Barings LLC, Nationwide Fund Advisors, Morgan Stanley, Karp Capital Management Corp, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Vanguard Group Inc. and Acadian Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ecopetrol SA.

How do I buy Ecopetrol SA stock?

Shares of Ecopetrol SA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Ecopetrol SA stock cost?

One share of Ecopetrol SA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.77.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $10.75 (10.03% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/7/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHold -> Buy$12.00N/AView Rating Details
11/17/2016Tudor PickeringUpgradeSell -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
7/7/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight -> Equal Weight$6.50 -> $9.50N/AView Rating Details
2/29/2016Citigroup IncDowngradeNeutral -> SellN/AView Rating Details
9/2/2015HSBC Holdings plcLower Price TargetReduce$10.00 -> $7.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC)
Earnings by Quarter for Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC)
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

Earnings Estimates for Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.01 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.49 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC)
Most Recent Dividend:5/8/2017
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
0.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC)

Dividend History by Quarter for Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC)
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 SA (NYSE:EC)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Headline Trends for Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC)
Latest Headlines for Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol SA (EC) Upgraded by TheStreet to C
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 4:04 PM
prnewswire.com logoEcopetrol announces the non-filing of its annual report on Form 20-F ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - May 17 at 11:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol announces the non-filing of its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2016
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 11:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol Announces Conference Call regarding 2016 20-F Filing
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 11:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol S.A.'S Board of Directors Approves Membership of Committees
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 11:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoColombia's Ecopetrol Output Falls at Big Oil Field amid Protests
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 4:39 PM
prnewswire.com logoEcopetrol Business Group presents First Quarter 2017 Results - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - May 14 at 9:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol Business Group presents First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 3:30 AM
bloomberg.com logoMexican Fuel Importers Weigh Risk After Thefts Trigger Bloodbath
www.bloomberg.com - May 11 at 3:02 AM
prnewswire.com logoEcopetrol Announces Timing of the First Quarter of 2017 Earnings Report and Conference Call - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - May 10 at 10:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol Announces Timing of the First Quarter of 2017 Earnings Report and Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 10:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol SA (EC) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 8:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSuccessful exploration in Gorgon confirms new gas province in the Colombian Caribbean deep-water
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 5:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Ecopetrol SA (EC) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $4.45 Billion
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 10:10 AM
prnewswire.com logoSuccessful exploration in Gorgon confirms new gas province in the Colombian Caribbean deep-water - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - May 3 at 4:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol Announces Timing of the First Quarter of 2017 Earnings Report
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 8:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol SA (EC) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 8:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoColombia's Ecopetrol halts Cano Limon pipeline after attack
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 5:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive Press Coverage Likely to Impact Ecopetrol SA (EC) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 8:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol SA (EC) Cut to "Strong Sell" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 7:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol SA : EC-US: Dividend Analysis : April 27th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 4:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol SA (EC) Getting Very Positive News Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 8:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol SA (EC) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.56
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 8:26 AM
marketwatch.com logoSAExploration Signs Three Year Agreement With Hocol S.A. to Provide Geophysical Services in Colombia
www.marketwatch.com - April 12 at 9:43 AM
seekingalpha.com logoSAExploration inks deal to provide geophysical services in Colombia
seekingalpha.com - April 12 at 9:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Ecopetrol SA : April 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 4:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoColombia's Ecopetrol Restarts Cano-Limon Oil Pipeline After Attacks
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 9:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol SA (EC) Announces Special Dividend of $0.16
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 12:54 AM
prnewswire.com logoEcopetrol announces oil discovery at Santander - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - April 1 at 8:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDistribution of profits for 2016 fiscal year
finance.yahoo.com - April 1 at 8:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol announces oil discovery at Santander
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 5:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo10:00 am Ecopetrol reports that the Boranda-1 well discovered the presence of crude in the Magdalena Middle Valley, municipality of Rionegro, department of Santander
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 5:22 PM
prnewswire.com logoResearch Reports Coverage on Integrated Oil & Gas Stocks - YPF SA, Ecopetrol, MagneGas, and Eni SpA - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - March 29 at 5:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBarrow Continues to Buy ExxonMobil, Ecopetrol
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 4:42 PM
nasdaq.com logoEcopetrol Reaches Analyst Target Price - Nasdaq.com - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 18 at 9:03 AM
prnewswire.com logoFitch Ratings improves Ecopetrol's credit rating outlook, granting BBB stable rating - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - March 15 at 3:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFitch Ratings improves Ecopetrol's credit rating outlook, granting BBB stable rating
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 3:15 PM
prnewswire.com logoPurple Angel-1 well finds gas in Colombian Caribbean deep waters - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - March 9 at 3:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPurple Angel-1 well finds gas in Colombian Caribbean deep waters
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 10:41 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol Group Announces its Results of the Fourth Quarter and the Year Ended December 31st, 2016
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 6 at 10:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo2016 Earnings Distribution Proposal
finance.yahoo.com - March 6 at 10:03 AM
prnewswire.com logoEcopetrol Announces Timing of the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Earnings Report and Conference Call - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - March 4 at 5:14 PM
bloomberg.com logoColombia Rebel Group Wages Oil Pipeline War as Another Disarms
www.bloomberg.com - March 3 at 9:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol Announces Timing of the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Earnings Report and Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - March 3 at 3:09 AM
prnewswire.com logoAnnual General Shareholders' Meeting of ECOPETROL SA - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - February 28 at 8:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAnnual General Shareholders' Meeting of ECOPETROL S.A.
finance.yahoo.com - February 28 at 8:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol extends force majeure on Vasconia crude to March exports -trade
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 4:53 PM
prnewswire.com logo2016 Ecopetrol's Proven Reserves are 1598 Million Barrels of Oil Equivalent. This valuation was made at a regulatory ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - February 23 at 3:12 AM
streetinsider.com logoEcopetrol S.A. (EC) Offers Update on Proven Reserves
www.streetinsider.com - February 22 at 5:08 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo6:42 am Ecopetrol details its proven reserves of crude oil, condensate and natural gas owned by the company, including its interest in affiliates and subsidiaries, as of December 31
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 5:08 PM

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