NYSE:ECL

Ecolab Stock Forecast, Price & News

$223.57
-0.26 (-0.12 %)
(As of 09/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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50-Day Range
$210.34
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52-Week Range
$181.25
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Volume894,913 shs
Average Volume991,839 shs
Market Capitalization$63.96 billion
P/E Ratio61.42
Dividend Yield0.86%
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About Ecolab

Ecolab, Inc. engages in the provision of products and services in the field of water, hygiene, and energy. It operates through the following segments: Global Industrial, Global Institutional & Specialty, Global Energy & Life Science, and Other. The Global Industrial segment consists of the water, food and beverage, paper, and downstream operating segments. It offers water treatment and process applications, and cleaning and sanitizing solutions to industrial customers within the manufacturing, food and beverage processing, transportation, chemical, primary metals and mining, power generation, pulp and paper, commercial laundry, global petroleum, and petrochemical industries. The Global Institutional & Specialty segment consists of the institutional, specialty and healthcare operating segments. It provides cleaning and sanitizing products to the foodservice, hospitality, lodging, healthcare, government, education and retail industries. The Global Healthcare & Life Sciences segment includes the healthcare and life sciences operations. It provides cleaning and sanitizing products to the healthcare, personal care and pharmaceutical industries The Other segment includes the Pest Elimina

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2.40 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

19th out of 223 stocks

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

2nd out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 4.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ecolab a buy right now?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ecolab in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Ecolab stock.
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Are investors shorting Ecolab?

Ecolab saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,470,000 shares, an increase of 20.5% from the July 15th total of 2,050,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,120,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days. Approximately 1.0% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Ecolab's next earnings date?

Ecolab is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 26th 2021.
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How were Ecolab's earnings last quarter?

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 27th. The basic materials company reported $1.22 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.18 by $0.04. The basic materials company had revenue of $3.16 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.11 billion. Ecolab had a net margin of 8.66% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.14%. Ecolab's revenue was up 17.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.65 earnings per share.
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How has Ecolab's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Ecolab's stock was trading at $186.58 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ECL stock has increased by 19.8% and is now trading at $223.57.
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How often does Ecolab pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ecolab?

Ecolab announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 5th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 14th will be given a dividend of $0.48 per share on Friday, October 15th. This represents a $1.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 13th.
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Is Ecolab a good dividend stock?

Ecolab pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.86%. The dividend payout ratio of Ecolab is 47.76%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Ecolab will have a dividend payout ratio of 31.32% next year. This indicates that Ecolab will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for ECL?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Ecolab's shares. Their forecasts range from $195.00 to $260.00. On average, they expect Ecolab's stock price to reach $233.89 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Ecolab's key executives?

Ecolab's management team includes the following people:
  • Christophe Beck, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Daniel J. Schmechel, Chief Financial Officer
  • Larry L. Berger, Chief Technical Officer & Executive VP
  • Anil Arcalgud, Chief Information Officer & Executive VP
  • Joanne Jirik Mullen, Chief Compliance Officer

What is Christophe Beck's approval rating as Ecolab's CEO?

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

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What other stocks do shareholders of Ecolab own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ecolab investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Intel (INTC), PepsiCo (PEP), The Walt Disney (DIS), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Medtronic (MDT), Visa (V), AbbVie (ABBV), McDonald's (MCD) and AT&T (T).

What is Ecolab's stock symbol?

Ecolab trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ECL."

Who are Ecolab's major shareholders?

Ecolab's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.52%), BlackRock Inc. (6.13%), State Street Corp (4.10%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (1.90%), Royal Bank of Canada (1.70%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.50%). Company insiders that own Ecolab stock include Angela M Busch, Arthur J Higgins, Barbara Beck, Catelan Leanne, Douglas M Baker Jr, Elizabeth A Simermeyer, Jerome Charton, Jill S Wyant, Laurie M Marsh, Michael C Mccormick, Scott D Kirkland, Timothy P Mulhere and Victoria Reich.
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Which institutional investors are selling Ecolab stock?

ECL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., C WorldWide Group Holding A S, Sarasin & Partners LLP, APG Asset Management N.V., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., and Principal Financial Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Ecolab company stock in the last year include Barbara Beck, Douglas M Baker Jr, Elizabeth A Simermeyer, Jill S Wyant, Laurie M Marsh, Michael C Mccormick, Scott D Kirkland, and Timothy P Mulhere.
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Which institutional investors are buying Ecolab stock?

ECL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Amundi, Millennium Management LLC, Impax Asset Management Group plc, State Street Corp, Royal Bank of Canada, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA.
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How do I buy shares of Ecolab?

Shares of ECL 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 Ecolab's stock price today?

One share of ECL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $223.57.

How much money does Ecolab make?

Ecolab has a market capitalization of $63.96 billion and generates $11.79 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $-1,205,100,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $4.02 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Ecolab have?

Ecolab employs 44,000 workers across the globe.

Does Ecolab have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Ecolab: AO Ecolab, Abednego Environmental Services, Abednego Environmental Services LLC, Abednego Mexico Holdings LLC, Abednego de Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Alcide Corp., Anios America S.A., Anios Diffusion SAS, Anios Manufacturing SAS, Bioquell, Bioquell Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., Bioquell Global Logistics (Ireland) Ltd., Bioquell Holding SAS, Bioquell Inc., Bioquell Limited, Bioquell SAS, Bioquell Technology (Shenzhen) Ltd., Bioquell Technology Canada Ltd., Bioquell UK Limited, Bioxyquell Limited, CALGON EUROPE LIMITED, CALGON LLC, CID LINES HOLDING NV, CID LINES INVEST NV, CID LINES NV, CID Lines, CID Lines Beijing Animal Hygiene Co Ltd., CID Lines France Sarl, CID Lines Iberica SL, CID Lines LLC, CID Lines Mexico S.A. DE C.V., CID Lines R&D NV, CID Lines Sp. z o. o., CORPAK MedSystems, Cascade Water Services, Champion Technologies, Chamtech L.L.C., Chemlawn, Chemstaff Inc., Chemstar Corporation, Cirlam BVBA, Copal Holding NV, Copal Invest NV, DERYPOL SA, DMD, E&M Bio-Chemicals LLC, ECOLAB NL 10 B.V., ECOLAB PEST FRANCE SAS, Ecolab (Antigua) Ltd., Ecolab (Aruba) N.V., Ecolab (Barbados) Limited, Ecolab (China) Investment Co. Ltd, Ecolab (Fiji) Pty Limited, Ecolab (GZ) Chemicals Limited, Ecolab (Guam) LLC, Ecolab (Proprietary) Limited, Ecolab (Schweiz) GmbH, Ecolab (St. Lucia) Limited, Ecolab (Taicang) Technology Co. Ltd., Ecolab (Trinidad and Tobago) Unlimited, Ecolab (U.K.) Holdings Limited, Ecolab A.E.B.E., Ecolab AB, Ecolab AP Holdings LLC, Ecolab AT 2 GmbH, Ecolab AU2 Pty Ltd, Ecolab Acquisition LLC, Ecolab ApS, Ecolab Argentina S.R.L., Ecolab Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., Ecolab B.V., Ecolab B.V.B.A./S.P.R.L., Ecolab Bahrain S.P.C., Ecolab CDN 2 Co., Ecolab CDN 4 ULC, Ecolab CH 1 GmbH, Ecolab CH 2 GmbH, Ecolab CH 3 GmbH, Ecolab CH 5 GmbH, Ecolab CH 6 GmbH, Ecolab Chemicals Limited, Ecolab Co., Ecolab Colombia S. A., Ecolab DE 1 GmbH, Ecolab Deutschland GmbH, Ecolab EOOD, Ecolab East Africa (Kenya) Limited, Ecolab East Africa (Tanzania) Limited, Ecolab East Africa (Uganda) Limited, Ecolab Ecuador Cia. Ltda., Ecolab Engineering GmbH, Ecolab Europe GmbH, Ecolab Export GmbH, Ecolab FR 1 SAS, Ecolab FR 4 SAS, Ecolab Finance Company Designated Activity Company, Ecolab Food Safety & Hygiene Solutions Private Limited, Ecolab G.K., Ecolab Global Business Services LLC, Ecolab GmbH, Ecolab Gulf FZE, Ecolab HK 1 Limited, Ecolab HK 2 Limited, Ecolab Hispano-Portuguesa S.L., Ecolab Holding Italy S.r.l., Ecolab Holdings (Europe) LLC, Ecolab Holdings Inc., Ecolab Holdings Mexico S. de R. L. de C. V., Ecolab Hygiene Kft., Ecolab Hygiene d.o.o., Ecolab Israel Holdings LLC, Ecolab JVZ Limited, Ecolab Korea Ltd., Ecolab LLC, Ecolab LUX & Co Holdings S.C.A., Ecolab LUX 1 Sarl, Ecolab LUX 2 Sarl, Ecolab LUX 4 Sarl, Ecolab LUX 7 Sarl, Ecolab LUX Sarl, Ecolab Limited, Ecolab Ltd., Ecolab Lux 10 Sarl, Ecolab Lux 12 Sarl, Ecolab Lux 13 Sarl, Ecolab Lux 14 Sarl, Ecolab Lux 15 Sarl, Ecolab Lux 9 S.a.r.l., Ecolab Lux Partner LLC, Ecolab MT Holdings LLC, Ecolab MT Limited, Ecolab Malta 1 Limited, Ecolab Malta 2 Limited, Ecolab Malta GPS, Ecolab Manufacturing IE Limited, Ecolab Manufacturing Inc., Ecolab Manufacturing UK Limited, Ecolab Maroc Société à Responsabilité Limitée, Ecolab NL 11 B.V., Ecolab NL 15 BV, Ecolab NL 16 B.V., Ecolab NL 23 B.V., Ecolab NL 3 BV, Ecolab NL 4 BV, Ecolab Name Holding Limited, Ecolab New Zealand, Ecolab Perú Holdings S.R.L., Ecolab Pest Deutschland GmbH, Ecolab Philippines Inc., Ecolab Production Belgium B.V.B.A., Ecolab Production France SAS, Ecolab Production Italy Srl, Ecolab Production LLC, Ecolab Production Netherlands B.V., Ecolab Production Poland sp. z o.o., Ecolab Pte. Ltd., Ecolab Pty Ltd., Ecolab Quimica Ltda., Ecolab S. de R.L. de C.V., Ecolab S.A., Ecolab S.A. de C.V., Ecolab SAS, Ecolab SIA, Ecolab SNC, Ecolab SRL, Ecolab Sdn Bhd, Ecolab Services Argentina S.R.L., Ecolab Services Poland Sp. z o o, Ecolab Sociedad Anonima, Ecolab Sp. z o o, Ecolab Spain Services S.L.U., Ecolab Temizleme Sistemleri Limited Sirketi, Ecolab U.S. 2 Inc., Ecolab U.S. 6 LLC, Ecolab U.S. 7 LLC, Ecolab US 1 GP, Ecolab USA Inc., Ecolab Viet Nam Company Limited, Ecolab Water Holding LImited, Ecolab a.s., Ecolab d.o.o., Ecolab s.r.l., Ecolab s.r.o., Ecolab y Compañia Colectiva de Responsabilidad Limitada, Ecolab-Importacao E. Exportacao Limitada, Ecolabone B.V., Ecolabtwo B.V., Endoclear Equipamentos Médicos Hospitalares Ltda., Enviroflo Engineering Limited, Food Protection Services, GCS Service, Gallay Medical & Scientific Pty Ltd, Gallay Medical & Scientific Pty Ltd., GallayTrac Pty. Ltd., Georgia-Pacific - Paper Chemicals Business, Gibson Chemical Industries, Green Harbour Mainland Holdings Ltd, Guangzhou Green Harbour Environmental Operation Ltd., HYDROSAN LIMITED, Henkel-Ecolab, Hicopla SL, Holchem Laboratories, Huntington Laboratories, Hydenet SAS, INDUSTRIAL) UNIPESSOAL LDA, INTERNATIONAL WATER CONSULTANT B.V., Immobiliare R.E.O.P.A. SRL, Instrunet Hospital SLU, Jianghai Environmental Protection Co., Jianghai Environmental Protection Co. Ltd., KATAYAMA NALCO INC., Kay BVBA, Kay Chemical Company, LHS (UK) Limited, Laboratoires Anios, Laboratoires Anios-Distribution SAS, Les Produits Chimiques ERPAC Inc., Lobster Ink, Lobster Ink Africa (Pty.) Ltd., Lobster International S.A., London & General Packaging Ltd, MALAYSIA SDN. BHD, MANUFACTURING S.R.L., MOBOTEC AB LLC, Master Chemicals OOO, Meratech Rus Group LLC, Microtek Dominicana S.A., Microtek Italy S.R.L., Microtek Medical B.V., Microtek Medical Europe Limited, Microtek Medical Holdings, Microtek Medical Holdings Inc., Microtek Medical Inc., Microtek Medical Malta Holding Limited, Microtek Medical Malta Limited, Midland Research Laboratories, Midland Research Laboratories UK Limited, NALCO (SHANGHAI) TRADING CO. LTD., NALCO AB, NALCO ACQUISITION ONE, NALCO ACQUISITION TWO LIMITED, NALCO AFRICA (PTY.) LTD., NALCO ASIA HOLDING COMPANY PTE. LTD., NALCO BELGIUM BVBA, NALCO CHINA HOLDINGS LLC, NALCO COMPANY OOO, NALCO DANMARK APS, NALCO DE MEXICO S. de R. L. de C.V., NALCO DELAWARE COMPANY, NALCO DEUTSCHLAND GMBH, NALCO DEUTSCHLAND MANUFACTURING GMBH UND CO. KG, NALCO DUTCH HOLDINGS B.V., NALCO EGYPT LTD., NALCO EGYPT TRADING, NALCO ESPANOLA MANUFACTURING S.L.U., NALCO ESPAÑOLA S.L., NALCO EUROPE B.V., NALCO FINLAND MANUFACTURING OY, NALCO FINLAND OY, NALCO FRANCE, NALCO FRANCE SNC, NALCO GLOBAL HOLDINGS B.V., NALCO GLOBAL HOLDINGS LLC, NALCO HOLDING B.V., NALCO HOLDING COMPANY, NALCO HOLDINGS G.m.b.H., NALCO HOLDINGS UK LIMITED, NALCO HONG KONG LIMITED, NALCO INDUSTRIAL OUTSOURCING COMPANY, NALCO INDUSTRIAL SERVICES, NALCO INDUSTRIAL SERVICES (NANJING) CO. LTD., NALCO INDUSTRIAL SERVICES (SUZHOU) CO. LTD., NALCO INDUSTRIAL SERVICES (THAILAND) CO. LTD., NALCO INDUSTRIAL SERVICES CHILE LIMITADA, NALCO INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS B.V., NALCO INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LLC, NALCO INVESTMENTS U.K. LIMITED, NALCO ISRAEL INDUSTRIAL SERVICES LTD, NALCO ITALIANA, NALCO ITALIANA HOLDINGS S.R.L., NALCO ITALIANA SrL, NALCO KOREA LIMITED, NALCO LIMITED, NALCO LUXEMBOURG HOLDINGS SARL, NALCO MANUFACTURING BETEILIGUNGS GMBH, NALCO MANUFACTURING LTD., NALCO NETHERLANDS B.V., NALCO NORTH AFRICA LIMITED, NALCO OSTERREICH Ges m.b.H., NALCO OVERSEAS HOLDING B.V., NALCO PAKISTAN (PRIVATE) LIMITED, NALCO PHILIPPINES INC., NALCO PORTUGUESA (QUÍMICA, NALCO PWS INC., NALCO SAUDI CO. LTD., NALCO TAIWAN CO. LTD., NALCO TWO INC., NALCO U.S. HOLDINGS LLC, NALCO UNIVERSAL HOLDINGS BV, NALCO WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS LLC, NALCO ZAO, NALFLOC LIMITED, NALTECH INC., NANOSPECIALTIES LLC, NLC PROCESS AND WATER SERVICES SARL, Nalco (BN) SDN BHD, Nalco (China) Environmental Solution Co. Ltd., Nalco Anadolu Kimya Sanayi ve Ticaret Limited Sirketi, Nalco Canada ULC, Nalco Company LLC, Nalco Contract Operations LLC, Nalco Grundbesitz GmbH & Co. KG, Nalco Gulf Response Corp., Nalco Japan G.K., Nalco Libya, Nalco Middle East FZE, Nalco Polska Sp. z o. o., Nalco Production LLC, Nalco Real Estate GmbH, Nalco Schweiz GmbH, Nalco US 1 LLC, Nalco Wastewater Contract Operations Inc., Nalco Water India Limited, Nalco Water Pretreatment Solutions LLC, Nalco Worldwide Holdings S.a.r.l./B.V., Nigiko, Nuova Farmec S.r.l., Oksa Kimya Sanayi A.S., Oy Ecolab AB, PT Ecolab International Indonesia, PT Ecolab Technologies and Services, Purate business - AkzoNobel, Quantum Technical Services LLC, Quimicas Ecolab S.A. de C.V., Quimiproductos S.A. de C.V, RP Adam Ltd, Research Fumigation Co., Royal Pest Solutions, Shield Holdings Limited, Shield Medicare Limited, Shield Salvage Associates Limited, Soluscope International Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Soluscope SAS, Swisher Hygiene, Technical Textile Services Limited, Techtex Holdings Limited, Terminix, Ultrafab, Wabasha Leasing LLC, and vanBaerle Hygiene AG.

When was Ecolab founded?

Ecolab was founded in 1923.

What is Ecolab's official website?

The official website for Ecolab is www.ecolab.com.

Where are Ecolab's headquarters?

Ecolab is headquartered at 1 ECOLAB PLACE, SAINT PAUL MN, 55102.

How can I contact Ecolab?

Ecolab's mailing address is 1 ECOLAB PLACE, SAINT PAUL MN, 55102. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at (800) 232-6522 or via email at [email protected]


This page was last updated on 9/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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