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Ecolab (ECL) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+1.62 (+0.66%)
(As of 07/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
745,634 shs
Average Volume
1.11 million shs
Market Capitalization
$70.28 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Ecolab MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.47 Rating Score
0.8% Downside
$244.06 Price Target
Short Interest
0.79% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.97mentions of Ecolab in the last 14 days
Based on 19 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.02 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $6.58 to $7.40 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.80 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

11th out of 169 stocks

Soap, Detergents, & Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, & Cosmetics Industry

1st out of 5 stocks

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About Ecolab Stock (NYSE:ECL)

Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene, and infection prevention solutions and services in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Global Industrial; Global Institutional & Specialty; and Global Healthcare & Life Sciences. The Global Industrial segment offers water treatment and process applications, and cleaning and sanitizing solutions to manufacturing, food and beverage processing, transportation, chemical, metals and mining, power generation, pulp and paper, commercial laundry, petroleum, refining, and petrochemical industries. Its Global Institutional & Specialty segment provides specialized cleaning and sanitizing products to the foodservice, hospitality, lodging, government and education, and retail industries. The Global Healthcare & Life Sciences segment offers specialized cleaning and sanitizing products to the healthcare, personal care, and pharmaceutical industries, such as infection prevention and surgical solutions, and end-to-end cleaning and contamination control solutions under the Ecolab, Microtek, and Anios brand names. In addition, the company provides pest elimination services to detect, eliminate, and prevent pests, such as rodents and insects in restaurants, food and beverage processors, hotels, grocery operations, and other commercial segments including education, life sciences, and healthcare customers. Further, it offers colloidal silica for binding and polishing applications in semiconductor, catalyst, and aerospace component manufacturing, as well as chemical industries; and products and services that manage wash process through custom designed programs, premium products, dispensing equipment, water and energy management, and reduction, as well as real time data management. It sells its products through field sales and corporate account personnel, distributors, and dealers. Ecolab Inc. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

ECL Stock Price History

ECL Stock News Headlines

Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Price Target Raised to $267.00
Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Hits New 1-Year High Following Analyst Upgrade
Young billionaire opens the door for millions of Americans
You can now profit from a catalog of 11 inventions that will likely make their way into millions of U.S. households in the months and years to come. And you can do this whether you’re rich or poor… There are no special income requirements.
Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank of Canada
UBS Group Increases Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Price Target to $282.00
Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Upgraded to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus
Analysts Set Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) PT at $239.56
Young billionaire opens the door for millions of Americans
You can now profit from a catalog of 11 inventions that will likely make their way into millions of U.S. households in the months and years to come. And you can do this whether you’re rich or poor… There are no special income requirements.
What 15 Analyst Ratings Have To Say About Ecolab
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Soap, detergents, & cleaning preparations; perfumes, & cosmetics
Specialty Chemicals
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
17 Analysts


Net Income
$1.37 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$15.32 billion
Cash Flow
$8.48 per share
Book Value
$28.31 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$70.28 billion

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ECL Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

How have ECL shares performed this year?

Ecolab's stock was trading at $198.35 at the beginning of the year. Since then, ECL stock has increased by 24.1% and is now trading at $246.12.
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How were Ecolab's earnings last quarter?

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 30th. The basic materials company reported $1.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.33 by $0.01. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.0% compared to the same quarter last year.
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What is Christophe Beck's approval rating as Ecolab's CEO?

8 employees have rated Ecolab Chief Executive Officer Christophe Beck on Christophe Beck has an approval rating of 100% among the company's employees. This puts Christophe Beck in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Does Ecolab have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiaries of Ecolab: Purolite, EPN Water Col Ltd., National Wiper Alliance Inc., TechTex Holdings Limited, VanBaele Hygiene AG, CID Lines, Gallay Medical & Scientific Pty Ltd., and others.

Who are Ecolab's major shareholders?

Top institutional investors of Ecolab include Avity Investment Management Inc. (0.05%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.04%), Dudley & Shanley Inc. (0.04%) and Boston Common Asset Management LLC (0.03%). Insiders that own company stock include William H Gates III, Douglas M Baker Jr, Christophe Beck, Michael C Mccormick, Arthur J Higgins, Laurie M Marsh, Angela M Busch, David Maclennan, Larry L Berger, Nicholas J Alfano, Tracy B Mckibben, Scott D Kirkland, Gail Peterson, Jeffrey M Ettinger, Victoria Reich, Machiel Duijser, Elizabeth A Simermeyer and Timothy P Mulhere.
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How do I buy shares of Ecolab?

Shares of ECL stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Ecolab own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some other companies that Ecolab investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Intel (INTC), PepsiCo (PEP), Walt Disney (DIS), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Medtronic (MDT) and Visa (V).

This page (NYSE:ECL) was last updated on 7/14/2024 by Staff

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