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NYSE:ECEcopetrol Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.04 (+0.35 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $11.59
50-Day Range
MA: $11.62
52-Week Range
Now: $11.59
Volume716,900 shs
Average Volume1.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$23.83 billion
P/E Ratio7.02
Dividend Yield6.90%
Ecopetrol S.A. operates as an integrated oil and gas company. The company operates through three segments: Exploration and Production; Transport and Logistics; and Refining, Petrochemical, and Biofuels. It produces crude oil and gas; and engages in the extraction, collection, treatment, storage, commercialization, and pumping. The company has 9,071 kilometers of transportation pipeline systems. It also transports and distributes hydrocarbons, derivatives, and products. In addition, the company produces and markets polypropylene resin, compounds, and masterbatches; and offers refined and petrochemical products, as well as industrial service sales to customers. Ecopetrol S.A. has strategic partnership 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.33 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.45 billion
Cash Flow$7.94 per share
Book Value$39.65 per share


Net Income$19.24 billion


Outstanding Shares2,055,835,000
Market Cap$23.83 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
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Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Ecopetrol's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Ecopetrol's stock was trading at $11.37 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EC shares have increased by 1.9% and is now trading at $11.59.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Ecopetrol?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ecopetrol in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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How were Ecopetrol's earnings last quarter?

Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC) released its earnings results on Monday, March, 2nd. The oil and gas company reported ($0.12) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.33. The oil and gas company had revenue of $5.12 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $6.65 billion. Ecopetrol had a net margin of 12.78% and a return on equity of 7.94%.
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How often does Ecopetrol pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol declared an annual dividend on Tuesday, April 7th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, April 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.8938 per share on Friday, May 1st. This represents a 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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What price target have analysts set for EC?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Ecopetrol's stock. Their forecasts range from $11.80 to $24.00. On average, they expect Ecopetrol's stock price to reach $16.16 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.4% from the stock's current price.
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Has Ecopetrol been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about EC stock has trended extremely negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ecopetrol earned a daily sentiment score of -4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.
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Are investors shorting Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol saw a decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,950,000 shares, a decrease of 30.3% from the April 30th total of 5,670,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,540,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.6 days.
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Who are some of Ecopetrol's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Ecopetrol own?

Who are Ecopetrol's key executives?

Ecopetrol's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Felipe Bayón Pardo, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jaime Caballero Uribe, Corp. VP of Fin. & CFO
  • Mr. Alberto Consuegra Granger, COO & Exec. VP (Age 59)
  • Maria Catalina Escobar, Head of Corp. Fin. & Investor Relations and Head of Capital Markets
  • Ms. María Juliana Albán Durán, VP of Compliance & Compliance Officer (Age 44)

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 Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.06%), State of Wisconsin Investment Board (0.02%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.02%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.02%), ClariVest Asset Management LLC (0.02%) and Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.01%).

Which major investors are selling Ecopetrol stock?

EC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Fisher Asset Management LLC, Natixis Advisors L.P., Bank of Montreal Can, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Signaturefd LLC, and James Investment Research Inc..

Which major investors are buying Ecopetrol stock?

EC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Principal Financial Group Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Ritholtz Wealth Management, CSat Investment Advisory L.P., Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC, Bfsg LLC, JustInvest LLC, and Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC.

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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Ecopetrol's stock price today?

One share of EC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.59.

How big of a company is Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol has a market capitalization of $23.83 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. Ecopetrol employs 15,157 workers across the globe.

What is Ecopetrol's official website?

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

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 8/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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