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

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$18.55 -0.04 (-0.22 %)
(As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$18.59
Today's Range$18.45 - $18.83
52-Week Range$15.25 - $27.96
Volume567,500 shs
Average Volume887,969 shs
Market Capitalization$38.59 billion
P/E Ratio17.02
Dividend Yield3.26%
Beta1.45
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

Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorOils/Energy
CUSIPN/A
Phone571-234-4000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.77 billion
Cash Flow$7.0532 per share
Book Value$35.18 per share

Profitability

Net Income$10.77 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees11,682
Outstanding Shares2,055,835,000
Market Cap$38.59 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 announced a special dividend on Wednesday, March 28th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, April 18th will be given 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The oil and gas company reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.52 by $0.06. The oil and gas company earned $6.04 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.89 billion. Ecopetrol had a return on equity of 13.27% and a net margin of 19.13%. View Ecopetrol's Earnings History.

When is Ecopetrol's next earnings date?

Ecopetrol is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ecopetrol.

What price target have analysts set for EC?

6 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Ecopetrol's shares. Their predictions range from $12.00 to $21.00. On average, they expect Ecopetrol's stock price to reach $16.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.1%. 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 2 sell ratings and 4 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Ecopetrol.

Has Ecopetrol been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about EC stock have trended positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news 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 negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ecopetrol earned a coverage optimism score of 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines 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 effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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 53)
  • Mr. Jaime Caballero Uribe, Corp. VP of Fin. & CFO
  • Maria Catalina Escobar Hoyos, Head of Corp. Fin. & Investor Relations & Head of Capital Markets
  • Ms. María Juliana Alban, 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dorsey Wright & Associates (0.02%), Navellier & Associates Inc (0.01%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.00%), Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.00%) and Quadrant Capital Group LLC (0.00%).

Which major investors are selling Ecopetrol stock?

EC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dorsey Wright & Associates, Navellier & Associates Inc and Confluence Investment Management LLC.

Which major investors are buying Ecopetrol stock?

EC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fox Run Management L.L.C. and Quadrant Capital Group 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 $18.55.

How big of a company is Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol has a market capitalization of $38.59 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:  200 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  346 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  546
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 1/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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