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NYSE:EC

Ecopetrol - EC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$11.38
-0.58 (-4.85%)
(As of 01/27/2023 12:22 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$11.34
$11.68
50-Day Range
$8.94
$12.09
52-Week Range
$8.59
$19.81
Volume
1.46 million shs
Average Volume
2.11 million shs
Market Capitalization
$23.40 billion
P/E Ratio
2.99
Dividend Yield
12.21%
Price Target
$13.00

Ecopetrol MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
11.6% Upside
$12.70 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.21% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.44mentions of Ecopetrol in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-35.83%
From $3.74 to $2.40 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.68 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

99th out of 244 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

43rd out of 74 stocks


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About Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) Stock

Ecopetrol SA engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil and natural gas. It operates through the following segments: Exploration and Production, Transportation and Logistics, and Refining and Petrochemicals. The Exploration and Production segment deals with oil and gas exploration and production activities. The Transportation and Logistics segment comprises of pipelines and other transportation activities. The Refining and Petrochemicals segment involves in refining activities and its products include motor fuels, fuel oils, and petrochemicals. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Bogota, Colombia.

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EC Stock News Headlines

Felipe Bayón will lead Ecopetrol until March 31, 2023
Ecopetrol says CEO Bayon to leave his post on March 31
"We need batteries. Literally everywhere."
Pretty much every technological megatrend today requires batteries. That includes EVs... 5G... AI... charging stations... and smart energy storage systems. Find out why the U.S. just added graphite to a list of super-critical minerals, calling it "essential for America's National Defense."
Contrasting Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) and SandRidge Energy (NYSE:SD)
Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) Q3 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Colombia's Ecopetrol secures $1 bln loan for refinancing
"We need batteries. Literally everywhere."
Pretty much every technological megatrend today requires batteries. That includes EVs... 5G... AI... charging stations... and smart energy storage systems. Find out why the U.S. just added graphite to a list of super-critical minerals, calling it "essential for America's National Defense."
Colombia's Ecopetrol to invest up to $6.2 bln in 2023
Colombia's Ecopetrol to invest up to $6.2 billion in 2023
Earnings Outlook For Ecopetrol
China’s Covid Strategy Is Keeping Oil Prices In Check
Decisions of Ecopetrol S.A.'s Board of Directors
A $900 Million Oil-Bond Rout Is Red Flag for Green Push
Best Value Stocks to Buy for October 4th
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EC Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/09/2022
Today
1/27/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/24/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$12.70
High Stock Price Forecast
$13.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$12.40
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+14.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$20.34 billion
Pretax Margin
107.95%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$24.58 billion
Cash Flow
$8.19 per share
Book Value
$57.28 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
2,055,835,000
Free Float
2,055,835,000
Market Cap
$23.40 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.48

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Key Executives

  • Pedro Fernando Manrique Gutierrez
    Chief Executive Officer, VP-Commercial & Marketing
  • Felipe Bayón Pardo
    President
  • Alberto Consuegra Granger
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Jaime Eduardo Caballero Uribe
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Andrés Mantilla Zárate
    Vice President-Innovation & Technology













EC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Ecopetrol stock right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ecopetrol in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" EC shares.
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What is Ecopetrol's stock price forecast for 2023?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Ecopetrol's stock. Their EC share price forecasts range from $13.00 to $13.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $13.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have EC shares performed in 2023?

Ecopetrol's stock was trading at $10.47 at the beginning of the year. Since then, EC stock has increased by 14.2% and is now trading at $11.96.
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Are investors shorting Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol saw a drop in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totaling 5,480,000 shares, a drop of 20.5% from the December 15th total of 6,890,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,390,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.3 days. Approximately 0.3% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Ecopetrol's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 24th 2023.
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How were Ecopetrol's earnings last quarter?

Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 9th. The oil and gas company reported $1.06 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.20 by $0.14. The oil and gas company had revenue of $9.95 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.54 billion. Ecopetrol had a net margin of 20.78% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.21%.

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

Ecopetrol declared 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 of this dividend is Tuesday, June 28th.
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Is Ecopetrol a good dividend stock?

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) pays an annual dividend of $1.46 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 12.39%. EC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 38.32%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, EC will have a dividend payout ratio of 60.83% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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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."

Who are Ecopetrol's major shareholders?

Ecopetrol's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.05%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.05%), MADDEN SECURITIES Corp (0.01%), Jenkins Wealth (0.01%) and Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.00%).

How do I buy shares of Ecopetrol?

Shares of EC stock 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 $11.96.

How much money does Ecopetrol make?

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) has a market capitalization of $24.59 billion and generates $24.58 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $20.34 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.81 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Ecopetrol have?

The company employs 18,378 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol's mailing address is CARRERA 13 NO. 36 - 24, BOGOTA F8, . The official website for the company 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 1/27/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff