Ecopetrol S.A. Company Profile (NYSE:EC)

About Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)

Ecopetrol S.A. 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: Integrated Oil & Gas
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:EC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.ecopetrol.com.co
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $19.42764 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,055,834,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $9.24
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $9.24
  • 52 Week Range: $7.65 - $10.36
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.38
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 8.88
  • P/E Growth: 0.30
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $17.94 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.09
  • Book Value: $7.46 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.27
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.16
  • Dividend Yield: 1.7%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $6.95 billion
  • Net Margins: 5.04%
  • Return on Equity: 3.60%
  • Return on Assets: 1.34%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.90%
  • Current Ratio: 1.31%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.02%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 772,420 shs.
  • Beta: 1.04
  • Short Ratio: 9.46
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)

What is Ecopetrol S.A.'s stock symbol?

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

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

Ecopetrol S.A. announced a special dividend on Tuesday, April 4th. Stockholders 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 S.A.'s Dividend History.

How were Ecopetrol S.A.'s earnings last quarter?

Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) announced its earnings results on Monday, March, 2nd. The company reported ($0.12) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.33. The company had revenue of $5.12 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $6.65 billion. Ecopetrol S.A. had a return on equity of 3.60% and a net margin of 5.04%. View Ecopetrol S.A.'s Earnings History.

When will Ecopetrol S.A. make its next earnings announcement?

Ecopetrol S.A. is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November, 24th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Ecopetrol S.A..

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

5 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Ecopetrol S.A.'s shares. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $12.00. On average, they expect Ecopetrol S.A.'s stock price to reach $10.33 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Ecopetrol S.A..

Who are some of Ecopetrol S.A.'s key competitors?

Who are Ecopetrol S.A.'s key executives?

Ecopetrol S.A.'s management team includes the folowing people:

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

Who owns Ecopetrol S.A. stock?

Ecopetrol S.A.'s stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.30%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.18%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.16%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.09%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.07%) and State Street Corp (0.06%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ecopetrol S.A..

Who sold Ecopetrol S.A. stock? Who is selling Ecopetrol S.A. stock?

Ecopetrol S.A.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Nationwide Fund Advisors, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Global X Management Co. LLC, State Street Corp and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ecopetrol S.A..

Who bought Ecopetrol S.A. stock? Who is buying Ecopetrol S.A. stock?

Ecopetrol S.A.'s stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Vanguard Group Inc., Harding Loevner LP, OxFORD Asset Management LLP, Susquehanna International Group LLP and Numeric Investors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ecopetrol S.A..

How do I buy Ecopetrol S.A. stock?

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

What is Ecopetrol S.A.'s stock price today?

One share of Ecopetrol S.A. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.50.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE EC)
Community Ranking:  1.1 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  61 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  219 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  280
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $10.33 (8.77% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/29/2017ScotiabankDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformLowView Rating Details
6/5/2017HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHold -> Buy$11.00HighView Rating Details
5/31/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$9.40 -> $8.00HighView Rating Details
12/7/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHold -> Buy$12.00N/AView Rating Details
11/17/2016Tudor PickeringUpgradeSell -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
2/29/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> SellN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)
Earnings by Quarter for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE EC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/24/2017        
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 S.A. (NYSE:EC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.73 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.07 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)
Most Recent Dividend:5/8/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.16
Dividend Yield:1.68%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:36.36% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
21.92% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
14.95% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)

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

Headlines

Headline Trends for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)
Latest Headlines for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol S.A. -- Moody's affirms Ecopetrol's Baa3 rating; changes outlook to stable
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 6:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoOleoducto Central S.A. -- Moody's affirms Ocensa's Baa3 ratings; changes outlook to stable
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 6:12 PM
prnewswire.com logoStock Performance Review on Oil & Gas Industry -- MagneGas, Aegean Marine Petroleum Network, Ecopetrol, and ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - September 21 at 9:11 AM
marketwatch.com logoTower One Appoints Built-to-Suit Expert as Chief Operating Officer
www.marketwatch.com - September 20 at 6:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Dutch Shell PLC (RDS.B) versus Ecopetrol (EC) Head-To-Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 20 at 4:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol (EC) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (PBR.A) Critical Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 8:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing PetroChina Company Limited (PTR) & Ecopetrol (EC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 2:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Analysis: Ecopetrol (EC) & TotalFinaElf, (TOT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 6:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Ecopetrol SA : September 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 6:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol SA :EC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 3:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $4.64 Billion
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 14 at 9:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol S.A. (EC) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 4:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoYPF v Ecopetrol: 2 Latin America Energy CEOs Resign
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 7:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoColombia Pipeline Bombing Takes 210,000 Bpd Off The Market
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 6:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoColombia halts Cano-Limon pipeline after rebel attack -sources
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 10:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Ecopetrol Reported a Robust Q2 Results on Higher Crude Prices
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 5:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Review: TotalFinaElf, (TOT) & Ecopetrol (EC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 28 at 2:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol S.A. (EC) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $4.64 Billion
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 27 at 9:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol S.A. (EC) Raised to "Sell" at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 6:02 PM
prnewswire.com logoEcopetrol Authorizes Liquidation Process for Two Subsidiaries - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - August 25 at 7:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) Will Announce Earnings of $0.18 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 6:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol Authorizes Liquidation Process for Two Subsidiaries
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 7:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoColombia Looks At Shale As Oil Reserves Plunge
finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 11:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol S.A. (EC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 19 at 3:16 PM
prnewswire.com logoEcopetrol Board of Directors Appoints New President - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - August 17 at 7:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol Board of Directors Appoints New President
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 7:21 PM
reuters.com logoColombia's Ecopetrol bets on non-conventional deposits to boost reserves - Reuters
www.reuters.com - August 14 at 6:27 PM
seekingalpha.com logoEcopetrol S.A. 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - August 11 at 5:27 AM
seekingalpha.com logoEcopetrol's (EC) CEO Juan Carlos Echeverry on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 11 at 12:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Ecopetrol SA to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 6:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol S.A. (EC) Downgraded by ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 11:28 PM
prnewswire.com logoEcopetrol Business Group presents its Second Quarter and First Half 2017 Results - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - August 8 at 10:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol Business Group presents its Second Quarter and First Half 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 10:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) Will Post Earnings of $0.22 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 6 at 10:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoStatoil ASA (STO) & Ecopetrol (EC) Head to Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 6 at 7:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) Raised to "Sell" at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 8:02 PM
prnewswire.com logoEcopetrol Announces Timing of the Second Quarter of 2017 ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - August 4 at 3:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol Announces Timing of the Second Quarter of 2017 Earnings Report and Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 10:09 PM
marketwatch.com logoTecnoglass Promotes Santiago Giraldo to Chief Financial Officer - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - August 3 at 5:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) Upgraded by ValuEngine to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 11:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMalaysia's Petronas Says Awarded Shallow-Water Oil And Gas Block In Mexico
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 7:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 8:08 AM
prnewswire.com logoEcopetrol announces new hydrocarbon discovery in Gulf of Mexico (US) - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - July 30 at 10:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol S.A. (EC) Downgraded to "Strong Sell" at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 5:59 PM
streetinsider.com logoEcopetrol S.A. (EC) Reports Hydrocarbon Discovery in Gulf of Mexico - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - July 28 at 8:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol announces new hydrocarbon discovery in Gulf of Mexico (US)
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 8:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol Announces Timing of the Second Quarter of 2017 Earnings Report
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 4:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 6:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 3:06 PM
zacks.com logoTop Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for July 18th
www.zacks.com - July 19 at 9:18 PM

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