NYSE:ECL - Ecolab Price Target & Analyst Ratings Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $181.53 -0.65 (-0.36 %) (As of 05/20/2019 06:26 AM ET)Previous Close$182.18Today's Range$180.69 - $182.9852-Week Range$135.77 - $186.34Volume856,373 shsAverage Volume933,531 shsMarket Capitalization$52.32 billionP/E Ratio34.58Dividend Yield1.01%Beta0.89 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Analyst Ratings Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?) MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.16 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Ecolab in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $181.3077, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 0.12%. The high price target for ECL is $210.00 and the low price target for ECL is $154.00. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days AgoConsensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHoldConsensus Rating Score: 2.382.332.432.44Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)10 Hold Rating(s)6 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)10 Hold Rating(s)5 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)8 Hold Rating(s)6 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)9 Hold Rating(s)7 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)Consensus Price Target: $181.3077$168.0769$158.0769$152.9286Price Target Upside: 0.12% downside8.13% downside0.37% downside2.01% downsideEcolab (NYSE:ECL) Consensus Price Target History Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Analyst Ratings History Show: Only the Most Recent Rating From Each Brokerage All Ratings For This Stock DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails5/2/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$169.00 ➝ $180.00Low5/2/2019NomuraLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$210.00 ➝ $208.00Low5/1/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$186.00 ➝ $191.00Low5/1/2019ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$180.00 ➝ $200.00Low5/1/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$178.00 ➝ $200.00Low5/1/2019Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$186.00 ➝ $198.00Low4/5/2019Edward JonesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow2/20/2019Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetHold$166.00Low2/20/2019Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetNeutral ➝ In-Line$145.00 ➝ $154.00Medium2/20/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$157.00 ➝ $167.00Low2/5/2019Seaport Global SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralLow2/5/2019Boenning ScattergoodReiterated RatingBuy$210.00Low11/21/2018OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow11/21/2018CitigroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow11/5/2018Deutsche BankBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$150.00 ➝ $162.00Low10/24/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$150.00 ➝ $165.00Medium1/24/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$140.00 ➝ $153.00Low1/19/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuyLow11/1/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$130.00 ➝ $140.00N/A9/12/2017InstinetReiterated RatingNeutral$120.00 ➝ $117.00Low8/15/2017Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual ➝ Equal Weight$140.00Low(Data available from 5/20/2017 forward) This page was last updated on 5/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Cost of Capital Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.