About Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC)
Ecopetrol S.A. operates as an integrated oil and gas company. It operates through three segments: Exploration and Production; Refining, Petrochemical, and Biofuels; and Transport and Logistics. The company produces crude oil and gas; and engages in the extraction, collection, treatment, storage and pumping or compression of hydrocarbons. It also transports and distributes hydrocarbons, derivatives, and products. The company has 8,500 kilometers of transportation pipeline systems. In addition, it commercializes crude oils and by-products, including fuel oil, virgin naphtha, cracked naphtha, aviation gasoline, and others; produces and markets polypropylene resin, compounds, and masterbatches; provides financing services; and offers refined and petrochemical products, as well as industrial service sales to customers. 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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Trailing P/E Ratio18.79
Forward P/E Ratio13.13
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$18.77 billion
Price / Sales2.24
Cash Flow$7.1359 per share
Price / Cash2.87
Book Value$35.18 per share
Price / Book0.58
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.09
Net Income$10.77 billion
Return on Equity9.69%
Return on Assets3.96%
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 Wednesday, March 28th. Investors of record on Wednesday, April 18th will be given a dividend of $0.6374 per share on Friday, April 27th. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 17th. This is a positive change from Ecopetrol's previous special dividend of $0.16. View Ecopetrol's Dividend History.
How were Ecopetrol's earnings last quarter?
Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 8th. The oil and gas company reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.34 by $0.11. The oil and gas company earned $5.12 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.83 billion. Ecopetrol had a net margin of 14.78% and a return on equity of 9.69%. View Ecopetrol's Earnings History.
When is Ecopetrol's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for EC?
7 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Ecopetrol's shares. Their predictions range from $12.00 to $12.00. On average, they expect Ecopetrol's share price to reach $12.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Ecopetrol.
Who are some of Ecopetrol's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Ecopetrol include Total (TOT), PetroChina (PTR), CNOOC (CEO), EOG Resources (EOG), ENI (E), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), PETROLEO BRASIL/ADR (PBR), PETROLEO BRASIL/RED PFD sh (PBR.A), Canadian Natural Resource (CNQ), Anadarko Petroleum (APC), Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD), The Hong Kong and China Gas (HOKCY), WOODSIDE Pet Lt/ADR (WOPEY), Sasol (SSL) and Continental Resources (CLR).
Who are Ecopetrol's key executives?
Ecopetrol's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Felipe Bayón Pardo, Pres (Age 52)
- Ms. Maria Fernanda Suárez Londono, Chief Financial Officer (Age 43)
- Maria Catalina Escobar Hoyos, Head of Corp. Fin. & Investor Relations & Head of Capital Markets
- Mr. Nestor Fernando Saavedra, VP of Innovation & Technology (Age 55)
- Ms. María Juliana Alban, Compliance Vice-Pres & Compliance Officer (Age 43)
Has Ecopetrol been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media stories about EC stock have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ecopetrol earned a media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 47.97 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.
Who are Ecopetrol's major shareholders?
Ecopetrol's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (0.39%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.11%), Capital Growth Management LP (0.06%), Legal & General Group Plc (0.06%), BlackRock Inc. (0.06%) and Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. (0.03%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ecopetrol.
Which major 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, Russell Investments Group Ltd., BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Barclays PLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Principal Financial Group Inc. and Principal Financial Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ecopetrol.
Which major investors are buying Ecopetrol stock?
EC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Growth Management LP, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Dorsey Wright & Associates, Global X Management Co. LLC, Susquehanna Fundamental Investments LLC, Bailard Inc., Legal & General Group Plc and Prudential Financial Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ecopetrol.
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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Ecopetrol's stock price today?
One share of EC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.48.
How big of a company is Ecopetrol?
Ecopetrol has a market capitalization of $42.10 billion and generates $18.77 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $10.77 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.09 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]
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