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Ecopetrol Stock Forecast, Price & News

$9.93
-0.23 (-2.26 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$9.80
Now: $9.93
$10.11
50-Day Range
$10.16
MA: $11.31
$11.92
52-Week Range
$6.28
Now: $9.93
$20.95
Volume828,299 shs
Average Volume1.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.41 billion
P/E Ratio6.02
Dividend Yield7.87%
Beta1.82
Ecopetrol S.A. operates as an integrated oil and gas company. The company operates through three segments: Exploration and Production; Transport and Logistics; and Refining, Petrochemical, and Biofuels. It produces crude oil and gas; and engages in the extraction, collection, treatment, storage, commercialization, and pumping. The company has 9,071 kilometers of transportation pipeline systems. It also transports and distributes hydrocarbons, derivatives, and products. In addition, the company produces and markets polypropylene resin, compounds, and masterbatches; and offers refined and petrochemical products, as well as industrial service sales to customers. Ecopetrol S.A. has strategic partnership with Occidental Petroleum Corporation. 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.33 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.45 billion
Cash Flow$7.20 per share
Book Value$39.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$19.24 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees15,157
Outstanding Shares2,055,835,000
Market Cap$20.41 billion
Next Earnings Date10/26/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$9.93
-0.23 (-2.26 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Ecopetrol's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Ecopetrol's stock was trading at $11.37 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, EC stock has decreased by 12.7% and is now trading at $9.93.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Ecopetrol?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ecopetrol in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Ecopetrol's next earnings date?

Ecopetrol is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October 26th 2020.
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How were Ecopetrol's earnings last quarter?

Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, March, 2nd. The oil and gas company reported ($0.12) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates 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 12.78% and a return on equity of 7.94%.
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How often does Ecopetrol pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol announced an annual dividend on Tuesday, April 7th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, April 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.8938 per share on Friday, May 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 8.5%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 21st. This is a positive change from Ecopetrol's previous annual dividend of $0.53.
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What price target have analysts set for EC?

4 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Ecopetrol's stock. Their forecasts range from $11.80 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate Ecopetrol's share price to reach $15.08 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 51.8% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 7,400,000 shares, an increase of 18.0% from the August 31st total of 6,270,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 974,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.6 days.
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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 Energy Transfer LP Unit (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).

Who are Ecopetrol's key executives?

Ecopetrol's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Felipe Bayón Pardo, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jaime Caballero Uribe, Corp. VP of Fin. & CFO
  • Mr. Alberto Consuegra Granger, COO & Exec. VP (Age 59)
  • Maria Catalina Escobar, Head of Corp. Fin. & Investor Relations and Head of Capital Markets
  • Ms. María Juliana Albán Durán, VP of Compliance & Compliance Officer (Age 44)

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (0.13%), APG Asset Management N.V. (0.06%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.06%), State of Wisconsin Investment Board (0.02%), Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (0.02%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.02%).

Which major investors are selling Ecopetrol stock?

EC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Fisher Asset Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Sei Investments Co., Jane Street Group LLC, Natixis Advisors L.P., Bank of Montreal Can, and ClariVest Asset Management LLC.

Which major investors are buying Ecopetrol stock?

EC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Itau Unibanco Holding S.A., Bank of America Corp DE, Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Nordea Investment Management AB, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., APG Asset Management N.V., and Ritholtz Wealth Management.

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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Ecopetrol's stock price today?

One share of EC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.93.

How big of a company is Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol has a market capitalization of $20.41 billion and generates $21.45 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $19.24 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.01 on an earnings per share basis. Ecopetrol employs 15,157 workers across the globe.

What is Ecopetrol's official website?

The official website for Ecopetrol is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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