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Russia bans 'unfriendly' countries' journalists from showpiece economic gathering
“One-Stock Millionaire” IGNORES 99.9% of the Market (Ad)
Apple is expected to unveil a sleek, pricey headset. Is it the device VR has been looking for?
With oil prices slumping, OPEC+ producers weigh more production cuts
BREAKING: The truth about war with China (Ad)
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Las Vegas ballpark pitch revives debate over public funding for sports stadiums
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Biden signs debt ceiling bill that pulls US back from brink of unprecedented default
“One-Stock Millionaire” IGNORES 99.9% of the Market (Ad)
Slow start to New York's legal pot market leaves farmers holding the bag
Russia bans 'unfriendly' countries' journalists from showpiece economic gathering
“One-Stock Millionaire” IGNORES 99.9% of the Market (Ad)
Apple is expected to unveil a sleek, pricey headset. Is it the device VR has been looking for?
With oil prices slumping, OPEC+ producers weigh more production cuts
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Oil tanker breaks down in Egypt's Suez Canal, briefly disrupting traffic in the global waterway
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NYSE:EC

Ecopetrol (EC) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$9.76
+0.33 (+3.50%)
(As of 06/2/2023 ET)
Compare
Today's Range
$9.57
$9.78
50-Day Range
$8.66
$11.66
52-Week Range
$8.59
$17.60
Volume
1.93 million shs
Average Volume
1.61 million shs
Market Capitalization
$20.06 billion
P/E Ratio
2.52
Dividend Yield
21.11%
Price Target
$12.00

Ecopetrol MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
23.0% Upside
$12.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.33% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.92mentions of Ecopetrol in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
5.36%
From $2.24 to $2.36 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.00 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

173rd out of 245 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

66th out of 79 stocks


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About Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) Stock

Ecopetrol SA engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil and natural gas. It operates through the following segments: Exploration and Production, Transportation and Logistics, and Refining and Petrochemicals. The Exploration and Production segment deals with oil and gas exploration and production activities. The Transportation and Logistics segment comprises of pipelines and other transportation activities. The Refining and Petrochemicals segment involves in refining activities and its products include motor fuels, fuel oils, and petrochemicals. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Bogota, Colombia.

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EC Stock News Headlines

Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC)
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StockNews.com Initiates Coverage on Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC)
Ecopetrol's Earnings: A Preview
Ecopetrol (EC) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Tuesday
New Ecopetrol CEO Tanks Stock on Second Day in the Job
Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) to Issue $0.83 Thrice Yearly Dividend
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EC Price History

EC Company Calendar

Last Earnings
3/29/2023
Ex-Dividend for 5/4 Dividend
4/25/2023
Dividend Payable
5/04/2023
Today
6/04/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
18,903
Year Founded
1948

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$12.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$13.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$11.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+23.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$34.77 billion
Pretax Margin
157.82%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$37.83 billion
Cash Flow
$10.17 per share
Book Value
$9.70 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
2,055,830,000
Free Float
2,055,835,000
Market Cap
$20.06 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.44

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Key Executives

  • Ricardo Roa Barragán
    President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Alberto Consuegra Granger
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Jaime Eduardo Caballero Uribe
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Ernesto Gutierrez de Pineres
    Vice President-Science Technology & Innovation
  • María Juliana Alban Durán
    Vice President-Compliance & Compliance Officer













EC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Ecopetrol stock right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ecopetrol in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" EC shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in EC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Ecopetrol's stock price forecast for 2023?

3 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Ecopetrol's shares. Their EC share price forecasts range from $11.00 to $13.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $12.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have EC shares performed in 2023?

Ecopetrol's stock was trading at $10.47 at the beginning of the year. Since then, EC shares have decreased by 6.8% and is now trading at $9.76.
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Are investors shorting Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 6,500,000 shares, an increase of 12.3% from the April 15th total of 5,790,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,460,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.6 days. Approximately 0.3% of the company's shares are short sold.
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How were Ecopetrol's earnings last quarter?

Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March, 29th. The oil and gas company reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.65 by $0.04. The oil and gas company earned $8.26 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.31 billion. Ecopetrol had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.81% and a net margin of 19.92%.

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

Ecopetrol announced a -- dividend on Wednesday, March 15th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.1479 per share on Friday, December 29th. This represents a yield of 20.4%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 19th.
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Is Ecopetrol a good dividend stock?

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) pays an annual dividend of $2.06 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 21.12%. EC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 53.23%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on EPS estimates, EC will have a dividend payout ratio of 87.29% in the coming year. This indicates that the company may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for EC.

What other stocks do shareholders of Ecopetrol own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ecopetrol investors own include Energy Transfer (ET), NVIDIA (NVDA), General Electric (GE), Gladstone Land (LAND), Halliburton (HAL), Martin Midstream Partners (MMLP), Micron Technology (MU), Pfizer (PFE), PayPal (PYPL) and Bank of America (BAC).

What is Ecopetrol's stock symbol?

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

Who are Ecopetrol's major shareholders?

Ecopetrol's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (0.24%), Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (0.07%), Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (0.06%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.06%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.05%) and Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.04%).

How do I buy shares of Ecopetrol?

Shares of EC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Ecopetrol's stock price today?

One share of EC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.76.

How much money does Ecopetrol make?

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) has a market capitalization of $20.06 billion and generates $37.83 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $34.77 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.87 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Ecopetrol have?

The company employs 18,903 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol's mailing address is CARRERA 13 NO. 36 - 24, BOGOTA F8, . The official website for the company is www.ecopetrol.com.co. The oil and gas company can be reached via phone at (571) 234-4000, via email at investors@ecopetrol.com, or via fax at 571-234-4099.

This page (NYSE:EC) was last updated on 6/4/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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