NYSE:EC - Ecopetrol Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$20.91 +0.42 (+2.05 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 02:31 PM ET)
Previous Close$20.61
Today's Range$20.61 - $21.06
52-Week Range$9.00 - $23.34
Volume34,436 shs
Average Volume1.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$42.72 billion
P/E Ratio19.18
Dividend Yield2.94%
Ecopetrol logoEcopetrol 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.75
Current Ratio1.23
Quick Ratio0.99


Trailing P/E Ratio19.18
Forward P/E Ratio11.95
P/E Growth0.82

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.77 billion
Price / Sales2.29
Cash Flow$7.1856 per share
Price / Cash2.91
Book Value$35.18 per share
Price / Book0.59


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.09
Net Income$10.77 billion
Net Margins14.78%
Return on Equity9.69%
Return on Assets3.96%


Outstanding Shares2,055,830,000
Market Cap$42,720.26

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 declared a special dividend on Wednesday, March 28th. Investors of record on Wednesday, April 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.6374 per share on Friday, April 27th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 17th. This is an increase 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) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 8th. The oil and gas company reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.11. The oil and gas company earned $5.12 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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?

Ecopetrol is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Ecopetrol.

What price target have analysts set for EC?

6 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Ecopetrol's shares. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $12.00. On average, they expect Ecopetrol's share price to reach $12.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 42.6%. View Analyst Ratings for Ecopetrol.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ecopetrol?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ecopetrol in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings and 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell."

Who are some of Ecopetrol's key competitors?

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?

News coverage about EC stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public 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 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.52 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are Ecopetrol's major shareholders?

Ecopetrol's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.04%), Dorsey Wright & Associates (0.03%), DnB Asset Management AS (0.03%), Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (0.01%), James Investment Research Inc. (0.00%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.00%). 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 DnB Asset Management AS, World Asset Management Inc and James Investment Research 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 Fisher Asset Management LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Confluence Investment Management LLC, Dorsey Wright & Associates, Fred Alger Management Inc., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can and Atria Investments LLC. 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 $20.91.

How big of a company is Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol has a market capitalization of $42.72 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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Ecopetrol (NYSE EC)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  164 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  314 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  478
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ecopetrol and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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