NYSE:EC - Ecopetrol Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $17.46 -0.76 (-4.17 %) (As of 05/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$18.22Today's Range$17.31 - $17.8952-Week Range$15.25 - $27.96Volume728,339 shsAverage Volume843,471 shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E Ratio10.03Dividend Yield5.21%Beta1.51 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. The company was formerly known as Empresa Colombiana de PetrÃ³leos and changed its name to Ecopetrol S.A. in June 2003. Ecopetrol S.A. was founded in 1948 and is based in BogotÃ¡, Colombia. Receive EC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for EC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas Sub-IndustryN/A SectorOils/Energy Current SymbolNYSE:EC Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1444406 Webhttp://www.ecopetrol.com.co/ Phone571-234-4000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.64 Current Ratio1.12 Quick Ratio0.92Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.03 Forward P/E Ratio8.01 P/E Growth0.49 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$21.61 billion Price / SalesN/A Cash Flow$7.3054 per share Price / Cash Flow2.39 Book Value$44.44 per share Price / Book0.39Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.74 Net Income$18.21 billion Net Margins16.56% Return on Equity10.58% Return on Assets4.73%Miscellaneous Employees11,682 Outstanding SharesN/AMarket CapN/A Next Earnings Date8/13/2019 (Estimated) 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, April 10th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, April 24th will be given a dividend of $0.3595 per share on Friday, May 3rd. This represents a dividend yield of 2.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 23rd. View Ecopetrol's Dividend History. How were Ecopetrol's earnings last quarter? Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, April, 5th. The oil and gas company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter. The oil and gas company earned $6.02 billion during the quarter. Ecopetrol had a return on equity of 10.58% and a net margin of 16.56%. 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 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ecopetrol. What price target have analysts set for EC? 6 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Ecopetrol's shares. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $21.00. On average, they anticipate Ecopetrol's share price to reach $20.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.4% from the stock's current price. 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 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Ecopetrol. Has Ecopetrol been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about EC stock have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ecopetrol earned a coverage optimism score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Ecopetrol's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Ecopetrol include Advantage Oil & Gas (AAV), ARABELLA Expl I/SH SH (AXPLF), BreitBurn Energy Partners (BBEPQ), Brinx Resources (BNXR), Chaparral Energy Inc Class A (CHPE), Eca Marcellus Trust I (ECT), Enduro Royalty Trust (NDRO), Energy XXI Gulf Coast (EGC), Escalera Resources (ESCRQ), EV Energy Partners (EVEP), FEC Resources (FECOF), GALP ENERGIA SG/ADR (GLPEY), GeoPark (GPRK), Glori Energy (GLRI) and Ivanhoe Energy (IVANF). What other stocks do shareholders of Ecopetrol own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ecopetrol investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Gladstone Land (LAND), Micron Technology (MU), Paypal (PYPL), Martin Midstream Partners (MMLP), General Electric (GE), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Viper Energy Partners (VNOM) and ServiceNow (NOW). Who are Ecopetrol's key executives? Ecopetrol's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Felipe Bayón Pardo, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 53)Mr. Jaime Caballero Uribe, Corp. VP of Fin. & CFOMaria Catalina Escobar Hoyos, Head of Corp. Fin. & Investor Relations and Head of Capital MarketsMs. María Juliana Albán Durán, VP of Compliance & Compliance Officer (Age 44)Mr. Fernán Ignacio Bejarano Arias, Vice-Pres of Legal Affairs & Gen. Counsel (Age 63) 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 (0.62%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.33%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.00%), BlackRock Inc. (0.07%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.06%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.00%). Which institutional investors are selling Ecopetrol stock? EC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Marshall Wace North America L.P.. Which institutional investors are buying Ecopetrol stock? EC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northern Trust Corp, Freestone Capital Holdings LLC, Boston Partners, BlackRock Inc., SEI Investments Co, Qtron Investments LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC and SG Americas Securities 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Ecopetrol's stock price today? One share of EC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.46. 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: 1.9 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 223 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 371 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 594MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ecopetrol and other stocks. 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