Ecopetrol S.A. Company Profile (NYSE:EC)

About Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)

Ecopetrol S.A. logoEcopetrol S.A. is an oil company. The Company operates in Colombia, Peru, Brazil and the United States Gulf Coast. The Company's segments include Exploration and Production, Transportation and Logistics, and Refining, Petrochemicals and Biofuels. The Company's Exploration and Production segment includes exploration, development and production activities in Colombia and abroad. The Company's Transportation and Logistics segment includes the transportation of crude oil, motor fuels, fuel oil and other refined products, including diesel and biofuels. The Company's main crude oil pipeline systems' operating capacity is approximately 1.34 million barrels per day (BPD). The Company's main refineries are the Barrancabermeja refinery, which it directly owns and operates, and a refinery in the Free Trade Zone in Cartagena that is operated by Reficar S.A., a subsidiary of the Company. The Company also owns and operates two other minor refineries: Orito and Apiay.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Integrated Oil & Gas
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:EC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.ecopetrol.com.co
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $18.21 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,055,834,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $9.41
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $9.28
  • 52 Week Range: $7.65 - $10.36
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.46
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 6.33
  • P/E Growth: 0.18
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $16.95 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.07
  • Book Value: $7.02 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.26
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.16
  • Dividend Yield: 1.8%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $6.42 billion
  • Net Margins: 4.06%
  • Return on Equity: 2.95%
  • Return on Assets: 1.09%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.02%
  • Current Ratio: 1.49%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.23%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.18 million shs.
  • Beta: 1
  • Short Ratio: 7.21
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)

What is Ecopetrol S.A.'s stock symbol?

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

How often does Ecopetrol S.A. pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ecopetrol S.A.?

Ecopetrol S.A. declared a special dividend on Tuesday, April 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.1606 per share on Monday, May 8th. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 25th. View Ecopetrol S.A.'s Dividend History.

How were Ecopetrol S.A.'s earnings last quarter?

Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, March, 2nd. The company reported ($0.12) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.33. The business had revenue of $5.12 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $6.65 billion. Ecopetrol S.A. had a return on equity of 2.95% and a net margin of 4.06%. View Ecopetrol S.A.'s Earnings History.

Where is Ecopetrol S.A.'s stock going? Where will Ecopetrol S.A.'s stock price be in 2017?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Ecopetrol S.A.'s stock. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $12.00. On average, they anticipate Ecopetrol S.A.'s stock price to reach $10.33 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Ecopetrol S.A..

Who are some of Ecopetrol S.A.'s key competitors?

Who are Ecopetrol S.A.'s key executives?

Ecopetrol S.A.'s management team includes the folowing people:

  • Carlos Alfredo Cure Cure, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Juan Carlos Echeverry Garzon, Chief Executive Officer
  • Maria Fernanda Suarez Londono, Chief Financial Officer
  • Luisa Fernanda Lafaurie, Chief Executive Officer of Cenit
  • Felipe Bayon Pardo, Chief Operating Officer
  • Andres Mantilla, Vice President of Innovation and Technology
  • Ricardo Montes Gomez, Public Accountant
  • Maria Juliana Alban, Vice President of Corporate Compliance
  • Fernan Ignacio Bejarano Arias, Vice President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel
  • Pedro Manrique, Vice President of Commerce and Marketing

Who owns Ecopetrol S.A. stock?

Ecopetrol S.A.'s stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (0.31%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.26%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.19%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.15%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.09%) and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.09%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ecopetrol S.A..

Who sold Ecopetrol S.A. stock? Who is selling Ecopetrol S.A. stock?

Ecopetrol S.A.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, DnB Asset Management AS, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Advisors Asset Management Inc. and FIL Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ecopetrol S.A..

Who bought Ecopetrol S.A. stock? Who is buying Ecopetrol S.A. stock?

Ecopetrol S.A.'s stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Barings LLC, Nationwide Fund Advisors, Morgan Stanley, Karp Capital Management Corp, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Vanguard Group Inc. and Acadian Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ecopetrol S.A..

How do I buy Ecopetrol S.A. stock?

Shares of Ecopetrol S.A. can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ecopetrol S.A.'s stock price today?

One share of Ecopetrol S.A. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.86.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE EC)
Community Ranking:  0.8 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  32 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  180 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  212
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $10.33 (16.63% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/5/2017HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHold -> Buy$11.00HighView Rating Details
5/31/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$9.40 -> $8.00HighView Rating Details
12/7/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHold -> Buy$12.00N/AView Rating Details
11/17/2016Tudor PickeringUpgradeSell -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
2/29/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> SellN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 6/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)
Earnings by Quarter for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE EC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/2/2015Q4 2014$0.21($0.12)$6.65 billion$5.12 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2014Q3$0.71$0.54$6.85 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q2 2014$0.81$0.73$7.94 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2014Q1 2014$0.81$0.81$9.75 billion$7.94 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.96 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.40 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)
Most Recent Dividend:5/8/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.16
Dividend Yield:1.81%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:64.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
16.67% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
11.43% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)

Dividend History by Quarter for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE EC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/4/2017special$0.164/25/20174/27/20175/8/2017
4/7/2015quarterly$1.0325.05%6/17/20156/19/20156/30/2015
3/26/2013special$2.814/9/20134/11/20134/23/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Headline Trends for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)
Latest Headlines for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)
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DateHeadline
nasdaq.com logoInteresting EC Put And Call Options For February 2018 - Nasdaq.com - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - June 23 at 5:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol S.A. (EC) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $4.52 Billion
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 23 at 3:40 PM
prnewswire.com logoMoody's confirms Ecopetrol S.A.'s investment-grade rating - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - June 22 at 10:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFeatured Company News - Ecopetrol Expands Mexican Position; Wins 2 Blocks in the Southern Gulf
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 10:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol S.A. (EC) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 21 at 7:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMoody's confirms Ecopetrol S.A.'s investment-grade rating
finance.yahoo.com - June 21 at 6:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) Will Post Earnings of $0.15 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 21 at 2:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol S.A. -- Moody's affirms Ecopetrol's Baa3 rating; maintains negative outlook
finance.yahoo.com - June 20 at 10:37 PM
prnewswire.com logoEcopetrol wins two blocks for hydrocarbon exploration and production in Mexican shallow waters - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - June 20 at 5:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol wins two blocks for hydrocarbon exploration and production in Mexican shallow waters
finance.yahoo.com - June 20 at 12:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPemex and Ecopetrol win eighth block in Mexico shallow water auction
finance.yahoo.com - June 19 at 7:35 PM
reuters.com logoPublic oil drilling referendums causing 'apprehension,' says Ecopetrol exec
www.reuters.com - June 16 at 10:40 PM
reuters.com logoPublic oil drilling referendums causing 'apprehension,' says Ecopetrol exec - Reuters
www.reuters.com - June 16 at 5:39 PM
streetinsider.com logoHSBC Upgrades Ecopetrol SA (EC) to Buy - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - June 5 at 4:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol SA (EC) Stock Rating Upgraded by HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 5 at 9:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol SA (EC) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 5 at 9:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol SA (EC) Downgraded to "Equal Weight" at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 5:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Ecopetrol SA : May 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 31 at 4:53 PM
streetinsider.com logoMorgan Stanley Downgrades Ecopetrol SA (EC) to Equalweight
www.streetinsider.com - May 31 at 9:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol files its Form 20-F for the Fiscal Year 2016
finance.yahoo.com - May 31 at 9:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPost Earnings Coverage as Ecopetrol Reported a Robust Q1 Results on Higher Crude Prices
finance.yahoo.com - May 31 at 9:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol SA :EC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 30 at 11:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Expect Ecopetrol SA (EC) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $4.45 Billion
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 28 at 9:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Ecopetrol SA (EC) to Announce $0.17 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 10:47 AM
seekingalpha.com logoEcopetrol says protests cut output by 80% at Colombian oilfield - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - May 25 at 11:48 PM
prnewswire.com logoEcopetrol receives NYSE notice regarding non-filing of annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31 ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - May 24 at 4:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol receives NYSE notice regarding non-filing of annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2016
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 12:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol SA (EC) Upgraded by TheStreet to C
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 4:04 PM
prnewswire.com logoEcopetrol announces the non-filing of its annual report on Form 20-F ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - May 17 at 11:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol announces the non-filing of its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2016
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 11:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol Announces Conference Call regarding 2016 20-F Filing
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 11:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol S.A.'S Board of Directors Approves Membership of Committees
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 11:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoColombia's Ecopetrol Output Falls at Big Oil Field amid Protests
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 4:39 PM
prnewswire.com logoEcopetrol Business Group presents First Quarter 2017 Results - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - May 14 at 9:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol Business Group presents First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 3:30 AM
bloomberg.com logoMexican Fuel Importers Weigh Risk After Thefts Trigger Bloodbath
www.bloomberg.com - May 11 at 3:02 AM
prnewswire.com logoEcopetrol Announces Timing of the First Quarter of 2017 Earnings Report and Conference Call - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - May 10 at 10:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol Announces Timing of the First Quarter of 2017 Earnings Report and Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 10:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol SA (EC) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 8:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSuccessful exploration in Gorgon confirms new gas province in the Colombian Caribbean deep-water
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 5:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Ecopetrol SA (EC) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $4.45 Billion
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 10:10 AM
prnewswire.com logoSuccessful exploration in Gorgon confirms new gas province in the Colombian Caribbean deep-water - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - May 3 at 4:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol Announces Timing of the First Quarter of 2017 Earnings Report
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 8:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol SA (EC) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 8:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoColombia's Ecopetrol halts Cano Limon pipeline after attack
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 5:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive Press Coverage Likely to Impact Ecopetrol SA (EC) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 8:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol SA (EC) Cut to "Strong Sell" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 7:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEcopetrol SA : EC-US: Dividend Analysis : April 27th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 4:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol SA (EC) Getting Very Positive News Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 8:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEcopetrol SA (EC) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.56
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 8:26 AM

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