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Ecopetrol Stock Forecast, Price & News

$13.32
+0.80 (+6.39 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$12.82
Now: $13.32
$13.38
50-Day Range
$11.38
MA: $12.60
$14.43
52-Week Range
$6.28
Now: $13.32
$17.46
Volume3.21 million shs
Average Volume1.22 million shs
Market Capitalization$27.38 billion
P/E Ratio16.86
Dividend Yield6.48%
Beta1.86
Ecopetrol S.A. operates as an integrated oil and gas company. The company operates through Exploration and Production; Transport and Logistics; and Refining, Petrochemical and Biofuels segments. It engages in the exploration, production, and sale of oil and gas. It also transports and distributes hydrocarbons and derivative products. As of December 31, 2019, the company had approximately 9,106 kilometers of crude oil and multi-purpose pipelines. In addition, the company manufactures and commercializes polypropylene resins, compounds, and masterbatches; and offers refined and petrochemical products, and biofuels, as well as industrial service sales to customers. It has operations in Colombia, the United States, Asia, Central America and the Caribbean, Europe, South America, and internationally. Ecopetrol S.A. has a strategic alliance with Occidental Petroleum Corporation. The company was formerly known as Empresa Colombiana de Petróleos and changed its name to Ecopetrol S.A. in June 2003. Ecopetrol S.A. was founded in 1948 and is based in Bogotá, Colombia.
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Ecopetrol SA (EC) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
March 3, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Colombia's Ecopetrol 2020 net profit falls 87.3%
February 25, 2021 |  nasdaq.com
Ecopetrol S.A.: 2020 Earnings Distribution Proposal
February 23, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
Phone571-234-4000
Employees15,157
Year Founded1948

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.45 billion
Cash Flow$7.48 per share
Book Value$39.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$19.24 billion

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares2,055,830,000
Market Cap$27.38 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.87 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

62nd out of 668 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

22nd out of 247 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$13.32
+0.80 (+6.39 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ecopetrol a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ecopetrol in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Ecopetrol stock. 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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Wall Street analysts have given Ecopetrol a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Ecopetrol wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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How were Ecopetrol's earnings last quarter?

Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, March, 2nd. The oil and gas company reported ($0.12) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the 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 trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.14% and a net margin of 11.48%.
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How has Ecopetrol's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Ecopetrol's stock was trading at $11.37 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, EC stock has increased by 17.2% and is now trading at $13.32.
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How often does Ecopetrol pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol announced an annual dividend on Tuesday, April 7th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, April 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.8938 per share on Friday, May 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 8.5%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 21st. This is a positive change from Ecopetrol's previous annual dividend of $0.53.
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Is Ecopetrol a good dividend stock?

Ecopetrol pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.48%. EC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Ecopetrol is 39.80%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on EPS estimates, Ecopetrol will have a dividend payout ratio of 85.11% in the coming year. This indicates that Ecopetrol may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for EC?

5 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Ecopetrol's stock. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect Ecopetrol's share price to reach $13.10 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.7%.
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Who are Ecopetrol's key executives?

Ecopetrol's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Felipe Bayon Pardo, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Jaime Caballero Uribe, Chief Financial Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Alberto Consuegra Granger, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 61)
  • Maria Catalina Escobar, Head of Corp. Fin. & Investor Relations and Head of Capital Markets
  • Ms. Maria Juliana Alban Duran, VP of Compliance & Compliance Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. Fernán Ignacio Bejarano Arias, Vice-Pres of Legal Affairs & Gen. Counsel (Age 65)
  • Mr. Pedro Fernando Manrique Gutierrez, VP of Commercial & Marketing (Age 56)
  • Mr. Alejandro Arango Lopez, VP of Human Talent (Age 61)
  • Ms. Ingrid Lorena Dumez, Head the Ethics and Compliance Office (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jorge Arturo Calvache Archila, VP of Exploration (Age 60)

Who are some of Ecopetrol's key competitors?

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.31%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (0.14%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.10%), BlackRock Inc. (0.07%), Northern Trust Corp (0.06%) and CI Investments Inc. (0.06%).

Which institutional investors are selling Ecopetrol stock?

EC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Citigroup Inc., Manning & Napier Group LLC, and Northern Trust Corp.

Which institutional investors are buying Ecopetrol stock?

EC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Advisory Research Inc., CI Investments Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., BlackRock Inc., Toroso Investments LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank.

How do I buy shares of Ecopetrol?

Shares of EC 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 $13.32.

How much money does Ecopetrol make?

Ecopetrol has a market capitalization of $27.38 billion and generates $21.45 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $19.24 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.01 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Ecopetrol have?

Ecopetrol employs 15,157 workers across the globe.

When was Ecopetrol founded?

Ecopetrol was founded in 1948.

What is Ecopetrol's official website?

The official website for Ecopetrol is www.ecopetrol.com.co.

Where are Ecopetrol's headquarters?

Ecopetrol is headquartered at CARRERA 13 NO. 36 - 24, BOGOTA F8, .

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]


This page was last updated on 3/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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