NYSE:EC - Ecopetrol Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$20.63 +0.22 (+1.08 %)
(As of 11/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$20.41
Today's Range$20.26 - $20.6662
52-Week Range$11.27 - $27.96
Volume912,340 shs
Average Volume1.41 million shs
Market Capitalization$43.62 billion
P/E Ratio18.93
Dividend Yield3.03%
Beta1.34
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorOils/Energy
Current SymbolNYSE:EC
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone571-234-4000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.58
Current Ratio1.33
Quick Ratio1.09

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio18.93
Forward P/E Ratio10.47
P/E Growth0.74

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.77 billion
Price / Sales2.26
Cash Flow$6.9461 per share
Price / Cash2.97
Book Value$8.05 per share
Price / Book2.56

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.09
Net Income$10.77 billion
Net Margins19.13%
Return on Equity13.27%
Return on Assets5.52%

Miscellaneous

Employees11,682
Outstanding Shares2,055,830,000
Market Cap$43.62 billion
OptionableOptionable

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. Shareholders 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 a boost 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 Monday, March, 2nd. The oil and gas company reported ($0.12) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.33. The oil and gas company had revenue of $5.12 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.65 billion. Ecopetrol had a net margin of 19.13% and a return on equity of 13.27%. View Ecopetrol's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for EC?

6 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Ecopetrol's shares. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $12.00. On average, they expect Ecopetrol's stock price to reach $12.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 41.8%. View Analyst Price Targets 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 3 sell ratings and 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Ecopetrol.

Has Ecopetrol been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about EC stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ecopetrol earned a media sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

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, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Jaime Caballero Uribe, Corp. VP of Fin. & CFO
  • 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, VP of Compliance & Compliance Officer (Age 43)

Who are Ecopetrol's major shareholders?

Ecopetrol's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.53%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.37%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.09%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.08%), Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. (0.07%) and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (0.07%).

Which major investors are selling Ecopetrol stock?

EC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Man Group plc, Dorsey Wright & Associates, Prudential Financial Inc., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Bailard Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC.

Which major investors are buying Ecopetrol stock?

EC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Panagora Asset Management Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co..

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 $20.63.

How big of a company is Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol has a market capitalization of $43.62 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 11,682 workers across the globe.

What is Ecopetrol's official website?

The official website for Ecopetrol is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ecopetrol (NYSE EC)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  196 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  341 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  537
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 11/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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