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NYSE:ECLEcolab Stock Price, Forecast & News

$200.90
+0.66 (+0.33 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$200.15
Now: $200.90
$204.15
50-Day Range
$191.75
MA: $205.74
$230.11
52-Week Range
$124.60
Now: $200.90
$231.36
Volume1.73 million shs
Average Volume2.43 million shs
Market Capitalization$58.10 billion
P/E Ratio37.98
Dividend Yield0.94%
Beta1
Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services worldwide. The company operates through Global Industrial, Global Institutional, Global Energy, and Other segments. The Global Industrial segment offers water treatment and process applications, and cleaning and sanitizing solutions primarily to industrial customers within the manufacturing, food and beverage processing, transportation, chemical, primary metals and mining, power generation, pulp and paper, pharmaceutical, and commercial laundry. The Global Institutional segment provides specialized cleaning and sanitizing products to the foodservice, hospitality, lodging, healthcare, government, education, and retail industries. The Global Energy segment offers the process chemicals and water treatment needs of the petroleum and petrochemical industries in upstream and downstream applications under the Nalco Champion name. This segment also provides additives for drilling and well stimulation, corrosion inhibitors, oil and water separation, scale control, paraffin and asphaltene control, biocides, hydrate control, hydrogen sulfide removal, oil dispersants, foamers and anti-foamers, flow improvers, anti-foulants, crude desalting, monomer inhibitors, anti-oxidants, fuel and lubricant additives, and water treatment. The Other segment offers pest elimination services to detect, eliminate, and prevent pests, such as rodents and insects in restaurants, food and beverage processors, educational and healthcare facilities, hotels, quick service restaurant and grocery operations, and other institutional and commercial customers. This segment also produces and sells colloidal silica for binding and polishing applications in semiconductor, catalyst, and aerospace component manufacturing, as well as chemical industries. Ecolab Inc. sells its products through field sales and corporate account personnel, distributors, and dealers. The company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.94 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Soap, detergents, & cleaning preparations; perfumes, & cosmetics
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
CUSIP27886510
Phone1-800-232-6522

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.91 billion
Cash Flow$9.28 per share
Book Value$30.27 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.56 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees50,200
Market Cap$58.10 billion
Next Earnings Date7/28/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Ecolab's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Ecolab's stock was trading at $186.58 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ECL stock has increased by 7.7% and is now trading at $200.90. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Ecolab?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ecolab in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 12 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Ecolab.

When is Ecolab's next earnings date?

Ecolab is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 28th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Ecolab.

How can I listen to Ecolab's earnings call?

Ecolab will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, July 28th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Ecolab's earnings last quarter?

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 28th. The basic materials company reported $1.13 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.06 by $0.07. The basic materials company had revenue of $3.58 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.49 billion. Ecolab had a net margin of 10.32% and a return on equity of 20.12%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.03 EPS. View Ecolab's earnings history.

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

Ecolab declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 7th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.47 per share on Wednesday, July 15th. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 15th. View Ecolab's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for ECL?

16 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Ecolab's shares. Their forecasts range from $152.00 to $230.00. On average, they expect Ecolab's share price to reach $186.83 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.0%. View analysts' price targets for Ecolab.

Has Ecolab been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about ECL stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ecolab earned a news impact score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news about Ecolab.

Are investors shorting Ecolab?

Ecolab saw a drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 14,550,000 shares, a drop of 15.6% from the June 15th total of 17,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,220,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.4 days. Currently, 5.1% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Ecolab's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Ecolab's key competitors?

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), PepsiCo (PEP), Mcdonald's (MCD), 3M (MMM), Walt Disney (DIS), Medtronic (MDT), Visa (V), AbbVie (ABBV), Procter & Gamble (PG) and IBM (IBM).

Who are Ecolab's key executives?

Ecolab's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Douglas M. Baker Jr., Chairman & CEO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Thomas W. R. Handley, Pres & COO (Age 64)
  • Mr. Daniel J. Schmechel, CFO & Treasurer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Timothy P. Mulhere, Exec. VP & Pres of Global Institutional (Age 56)
  • Mr. Darrell R. Brown, Exec. VP & Pres of Energy Services (Age 55)

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Park National Corp OH (0.02%), First Financial Bank Trust Division (0.01%), Smithbridge Asset Management Inc. DE (0.01%), Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC (0.00%), Fulton Bank N. A. (0.00%) and Modus Advisors LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Ecolab stock include Alex N Blanco, Angela M Busch, Arthur J Higgins, Bruno Lavandier, Catelan Leanne, Christophe Beck, Daniel J Schmechel, Darrell R Brown, David Maclennan, Douglas M Baker Jr, Elizabeth A Simermeyer, Jerome Charton, Jill S Wyant, Larry L Berger, Laurie M Marsh, Leslie S Biller, Michael A Hickey, Michael C Mccormick, Roberto Inchaustegui, Thomas W Handley, Timothy P Mulhere and Victoria Reich. View institutional ownership trends for Ecolab.

Which major investors are selling Ecolab stock?

ECL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Smithbridge Asset Management Inc. DE, Fulton Bank N. A., and Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Ecolab company stock in the last year include Alex N Blanco, Angela M Busch, Arthur J Higgins, Darrell R Brown, Douglas M Baker Jr, Jerome Charton, Jill S Wyant, Laurie M Marsh, Michael C Mccormick, Timothy P Mulhere, and Victoria Reich. View insider buying and selling activity for Ecolab.

Which major investors are buying Ecolab stock?

ECL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Park National Corp OH, First Financial Bank Trust Division, and Modus Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Ecolab stock in the last two years include Catelan Leanne, and David Maclennan. View insider buying and selling activity for Ecolab.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Ecolab's stock price today?

One share of ECL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $200.90.

How big of a company is Ecolab?

Ecolab has a market capitalization of $58.10 billion and generates $14.91 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.56 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.82 on an earnings per share basis. Ecolab employs 50,200 workers across the globe.

What is Ecolab's official website?

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

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 1-800-232-6522 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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