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NYSE:EC

Ecopetrol Stock Forecast, Price & News

$11.08
+0.22 (+2.03%)
(As of 07/1/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$10.54
$11.08
50-Day Range
$10.82
$17.47
52-Week Range
$10.54
$19.81
Volume
1.29 million shs
Average Volume
1.38 million shs
Market Capitalization
$22.78 billion
P/E Ratio
7.54
Dividend Yield
20.81%
Price Target
$15.60

Ecopetrol Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
40.8% Upside
$15.60 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.31% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.10mentions of Ecopetrol in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-7.61%
From $3.55 to $3.28 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

2.18 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

83rd out of 391 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

34th out of 127 stocks

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About Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC)

Ecopetrol S.A. operates as an integrated energy company. The company operates through four segments: Exploration and Production; Transport and Logistics; Refining, Petrochemical and Biofuels; and Electric Power Transmission and Toll Roads Concessions. It engages in the exploration and production of oil and gas; transportation of crude oil, motor fuels, fuel oil, and other refined products, including diesel, jet, and biofuels; processing and refining crude oil; distribution of natural gas and LPG; sale of refined and petrochemical products; supplying of electric power transmission services; design, development, construction, operation, and maintenance of road and energy infrastructure projects; and supplying of information technology and telecommunications services. As of December 31, 2021, the company had approximately 9,127 kilometers of crude oil and multi-purpose pipelines. It also produces and commercializes polypropylene resins and compounds, and masterbatches; and offers industrial service sales to customers and specialized management services. It has operations in Colombia, the United States, Asia, Central America and the Caribbean, Europe, South America, and internationally. 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 incorporated in 1948 and is based in Bogotá, Colombia.

EC Stock News Headlines

Ecopetrol goes ex-dividend tomorrow
Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) Sets New 1-Year Low at $10.78
Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) Announces $0.80 Variable Dividend
Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) To Go Ex-Dividend on June 28th
Resignation of Ecopetrol's Board Member
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
18,378
Year Founded
1948

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
3/02/2015
Ex-Dividend for 4/28 Dividend
4/19/2022
Dividend Payable
4/28/2022
Ex-Dividend for 7/8 Dividend
6/28/2022
Today
7/02/2022
Dividend Payable
7/08/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$15.60
High Stock Price Forecast
$16.50
Low Stock Price Forecast
$14.70
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+40.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.66666666666667
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$20.34 billion
Pretax Margin
29.58%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$119.45 billion
Cash Flow
$17.59 per share
Book Value
$57.28 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
2,055,830,000
Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
$22.78 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.57

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Ecopetrol Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Ecopetrol stock right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ecopetrol in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating and 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Ecopetrol stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in EC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Ecopetrol's stock price forecast for 2022?

3 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Ecopetrol's shares. Their EC stock forecasts range from $14.70 to $16.50. On average, they expect Ecopetrol's share price to reach $15.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 40.8% from the stock's current price.
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How has Ecopetrol's stock price performed in 2022?

Ecopetrol's stock was trading at $12.89 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, EC stock has decreased by 14.0% and is now trading at $11.08.
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Are investors shorting Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol saw a drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 6,450,000 shares, a drop of 18.4% from the May 31st total of 7,900,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,450,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.4 days. Currently, 0.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Ecopetrol's next earnings date?

Ecopetrol is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 3rd 2022.
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How were Ecopetrol's earnings last quarter?

Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) posted its earnings results on Monday, March, 2nd. The oil and gas company reported ($0.12) EPS 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 the consensus estimate of $6.65 billion. Ecopetrol had a net margin of 17.25% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 49.32%.
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How often does Ecopetrol pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol announced a Variable dividend on Friday, June 17th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 29th will be given a dividend of $0.797 per share on Friday, July 8th. This represents a yield of 19.5%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 28th.
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Is Ecopetrol a good dividend stock?

Ecopetrol(NYSE:EC) pays an annual dividend of $2.26 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 20.81%. EC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Ecopetrol is 153.74%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Ecopetrol will have a dividend payout ratio of 68.90% next year. This indicates that Ecopetrol will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are Ecopetrol's key executives?

Ecopetrol's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Felipe Bayon Pardo, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Jaime Caballero Uribe, Chief Financial Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Alberto Consuegra Granger, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 62)
  • Maria Catalina Escobar, Head of Corp. Fin. & Investor Relations and Head of Capital Markets
  • Mr. Ernesto José Gutiérrez de Piñeres Luna, VP of Science, Technology & Innovation (Age 48)
  • Ms. Maria Juliana Alban Duran, VP of Compliance & Compliance Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Fernán Ignacio Bejarano Arias, Vice-Pres of Legal Affairs & Gen. Counsel (Age 66)
  • Mauricio Tellez, Head of Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Pedro Fernando Manrique Gutierrez, VP of Commercial & Marketing (Age 57)
  • Mr. Alejandro Arango Lopez, VP of Human Talent (Age 62)

What other stocks do shareholders of Ecopetrol own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ecopetrol investors own include Energy Transfer (ET), NVIDIA (NVDA), General Electric (GE), Gladstone Land (LAND), Halliburton (HAL), Martin Midstream Partners (MMLP), Micron Technology (MU), Pfizer (PFE), PayPal (PYPL) and Bank of America (BAC).

What is Ecopetrol's stock symbol?

Ecopetrol trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EC."

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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Ecopetrol's stock price today?

One share of EC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.08.

How much money does Ecopetrol make?

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) has a market capitalization of $22.78 billion and generates $119.45 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $20.34 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.47 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Ecopetrol have?

Ecopetrol employs 18,378 workers across the globe.

When was Ecopetrol founded?

Ecopetrol was founded in 1948.

How can I contact Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol's mailing address is CARRERA 13 NO. 36 - 24, BOGOTA F8, . The official website for Ecopetrol is www.ecopetrol.com.co. The oil and gas company can be reached via phone at (571) 234-4000, via email at investors@ecopetrol.com, or via fax at 571-234-4099.

This page (NYSE:EC) was last updated on 7/3/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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