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

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$21.70 -0.05 (-0.23 %)
(As of 03/25/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$21.75
Today's Range$21.37 - $21.82
52-Week Range$15.25 - $27.96
Volume789,503 shs
Average Volume889,372 shs
Market Capitalization$44.61 billion
P/E Ratio19.91
Dividend Yield2.80%
Beta1.56
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$7.1148 per share
Book Value$35.18 per share

Profitability

Net Income$10.77 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees11,682
Outstanding Shares2,055,835,000
Market Cap$44.61 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
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. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, April 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.6374 per share on Friday, April 27th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 17th. This is a positive change 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) posted its earnings results on Monday, March, 2nd. The oil and gas company reported ($0.12) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.33. The oil and gas company had revenue of $5.12 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.65 billion. Ecopetrol had a net margin of 19.13% and a return on equity of 13.27%. View Ecopetrol's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for EC?

5 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Ecopetrol's shares. Their predictions range from $21.00 to $21.00. On average, they expect Ecopetrol's share price to reach $21.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Ecopetrol.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ecopetrol?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ecopetrol in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings 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 been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ecopetrol earned a media sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Ecopetrol's key competitors?

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), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Paypal (PYPL), Micron Technology (MU), ServiceNow (NOW), Intel (INTC), Viper Energy Partners (VNOM), Alibaba Group (BABA), Home Depot (HD) and Mastercard (MA).

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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.68%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (0.26%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.11%), APG Asset Management N.V. (0.09%), Legal & General Group Plc (0.06%) and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (0.06%).

Which major investors are selling Ecopetrol stock?

EC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., BlackRock Inc., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Dorsey Wright & Associates, Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A., Principal Financial Group Inc., Bailard Inc. and Two Sigma Investments LP.

Which major investors are buying Ecopetrol stock?

EC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Millennium Management LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., Mackenzie Financial Corp, Standard Life Aberdeen plc and Legal & General Group Plc.

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 $21.70.

How big of a company is Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol has a market capitalization of $44.61 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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  213 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  361 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  574
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 3/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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