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NYSE:EC

Ecopetrol - EC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$9.66
+0.01 (+0.10%)
(As of 12/2/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$9.58
$9.85
50-Day Range
$8.64
$10.43
52-Week Range
$8.59
$19.81
Volume
2.25 million shs
Average Volume
2.70 million shs
Market Capitalization
$19.86 billion
P/E Ratio
6.57
Dividend Yield
15.12%
Price Target
$14.70

Ecopetrol MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
52.2% Upside
$14.70 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
0.50% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-30.79%
From $3.80 to $2.63 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.39 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

91st out of 246 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

41st out of 80 stocks

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About Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) Stock

Ecopetrol S.A. operates as an integrated energy company. The company operates through four segments: Exploration and Production; Transport and Logistics; Refining, Petrochemical and Biofuels; and Electric Power Transmission and Toll Roads Concessions. It engages in the exploration and production of oil and gas; transportation of crude oil, motor fuels, fuel oil, and other refined products, including diesel, jet, and biofuels; processing and refining crude oil; distribution of natural gas and LPG; sale of refined and petrochemical products; supplying of electric power transmission services; design, development, construction, operation, and maintenance of road and energy infrastructure projects; and supplying of information technology and telecommunications services. As of December 31, 2021, the company had approximately 9,127 kilometers of crude oil and multi-purpose pipelines. It also produces and commercializes polypropylene resins and compounds, and masterbatches; and offers industrial service sales to customers and specialized management services. It has operations in Colombia, the United States, Asia, Central America and the Caribbean, Europe, South America, and internationally. 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 incorporated in 1948 and is based in Bogotá, Colombia.

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EC Stock News Headlines

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) Trading 5.5% Higher
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EC Company Calendar

Last Earnings
3/02/2015
Today
12/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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
$14.70
High Stock Price Forecast
$14.70
Low Stock Price Forecast
$14.70
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+52.2%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$20.34 billion
Pretax Margin
30.61%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$119.45 billion
Cash Flow
$17.56 per share
Book Value
$10.49 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
2,055,830,000
Free Float
2,055,835,000
Market Cap
$19.86 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.54

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Felipe Bayon Pardo (Age 56)
    Chief Exec. Officer
  • Mr. Jaime Caballero Uribe (Age 47)
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Alberto Consuegra Granger (Age 62)
    Exec. VP of Operations
  • Maria Catalina Escobar
    Head of Corp. Fin. & Investor Relations and Head of Capital Markets
  • Mr. Ernesto José Gutiérrez de Piñeres Luna (Age 48)
    VP of Science, Technology & Innovation
  • Ms. Maria Juliana Alban Duran (Age 47)
    VP of Compliance & Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Fernán Ignacio Bejarano Arias (Age 66)
    Vice-Pres of Legal Affairs & Gen. Counsel
  • Mauricio Tellez
    Head of Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Pedro Fernando Manrique Gutierrez (Age 57)
    VP of Commercial & Marketing
  • Mr. Alejandro Arango Lopez (Age 62)
    Corp. VP of Human Talent













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 twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" EC shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in EC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Ecopetrol's stock price forecast for 2023?

2 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Ecopetrol's stock. Their EC share price forecasts range from $14.70 to $14.70. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $14.70 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 52.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have EC shares performed in 2022?

Ecopetrol's stock was trading at $12.89 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, EC shares have decreased by 25.1% and is now trading at $9.66.
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Are investors shorting Ecopetrol?

Ecopetrol saw a increase in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 10,230,000 shares, an increase of 37.1% from the October 31st total of 7,460,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,550,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.6 days. Approximately 0.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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How were Ecopetrol's earnings last quarter?

Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) posted its 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 earned $5.12 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $6.65 billion. Ecopetrol had a net margin of 18.17% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 55.86%.

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

Ecopetrol announced 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 dividend 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 15.12%. EC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 99.32%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, EC will have a dividend payout ratio of 55.51% 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (0.25%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.15%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.08%), Marshall Wace LLP (0.06%), State Street Corp (0.06%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.06%).

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 $9.66.

How much money does Ecopetrol make?

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) has a market capitalization of $19.86 billion and generates $119.45 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $20.34 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.47 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 12/3/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff