S&P 500   4,326.51
DOW   34,160.78
QQQ   341.10
S&P 500   4,326.51
DOW   34,160.78
QQQ   341.10
S&P 500   4,326.51
DOW   34,160.78
QQQ   341.10
S&P 500   4,326.51
DOW   34,160.78
QQQ   341.10
NYSE:ECL

Ecolab Price Target, Predictions & Analyst Ratings

$183.52
-1.73 (-0.93%)
(As of 01/27/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$181.54
$190.19
50-Day Range
$183.52
$235.64
52-Week Range
$181.54
$238.93
Volume
2.10 million shs
Average Volume
1.48 million shs
Market Capitalization
$52.59 billion
P/E Ratio
46.94
Dividend Yield
1.10%
Beta
1.01

Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Price Target and Consensus Rating

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.

Analyst Rating Consensus

Hold
Based on 10 Analyst Ratings

Analyst Price Target Consensus

$224.00
22.06% Upside

High PT$250.00
Average PT$224.00
Low PT$189.00
TypeCurrent
1/28/21 to 1/28/22
1 Month Ago
12/29/20 to 12/29/21
3 Months Ago
10/30/20 to 10/30/21
1 Year Ago
1/29/20 to 1/28/21
Consensus Rating
Hold
Hold
Hold
Hold
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
2 Buy rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
Hold
7 Hold rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
10 Hold rating(s)
Sell
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$224.00$227.60$228.60$203.46
Price Target Upside22.06% Upside1.99% Upside2.49% Upside2.90% Upside
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Analyst Ratings By Month

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Average Share Price and Price Target by Month

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Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) vs. Its Competitors

TypeEcolabBasic Materials CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.10
2.62
2.55
Consensus RatingHoldBuyBuy
Price Target Upside22.06% Upside108.24% Upside19.69% Upside
News Sentiment RatingNeutral News
Neutral News
Neutral News
MarketBeat
Community Rating
Outperform Votes
687
68.84%
Underperform Votes
311
31.16%
Avg. Outperform Votes
132
63.16%
Avg. Underperform Votes
77
36.84%
Avg. Outperform Votes
837
69.35%
Avg. Underperform Votes
370
30.65%

Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
1/24/2022Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
Lower Price TargetBuy$260.00 ➝ $230.00+17.89%
1/24/2022Citigroup
Lower Price TargetNeutral$245.00 ➝ $220.00+12.77%
1/21/2022Robert W. Baird
Lower Price Target$225.00 ➝ $198.00-7.12%
1/21/2022Mizuho
Lower Price Target$216.00 ➝ $210.00-1.49%
1/21/2022Barclays
Lower Price Target$245.00 ➝ $215.00+0.86%
1/21/2022Royal Bank of Canada
DowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$245.00 ➝ $225.00+5.55%
1/11/2022Morgan Stanley
Boost Price TargetEqual Weight$230.00 ➝ $240.00+6.27%
12/2/2021Evercore ISI
Initiated Coverage$235.00+4.61%
10/27/2021BMO Capital Markets
Boost Price TargetMarket Perform$223.00 ➝ $246.00+10.69%
10/27/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.
DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$230.00-0.12%
9/27/2021Vertical Research
Initiated CoverageHold$189.00-15.54%
9/15/2021Boenning Scattergood
R. Connors
Reiterated RatingOutperform
4/28/2021Credit Suisse Group
Boost Price TargetNeutral$210.00 ➝ $250.00+14.46%
1/15/2021G.Research
R. Morbelli
UpgradeHold ➝ Buy
1/15/2021Gabelli
UpgradeHold ➝ Buy
1/7/2021Argus
Boost Price TargetBuy$215.00 ➝ $250.00+10.90%
10/6/2020UBS Group
Lower Price TargetNeutral$210.00 ➝ $205.00+2.81%
8/3/2020Oppenheimer
Reiterated RatingHold
7/8/2020Bank of America
Initiated CoverageNeutral$212.00+5.09%
4/30/2020Cfra
Boost Price TargetHold$170.00 ➝ $197.00+2.15%
4/30/2020Stifel Nicolaus
Boost Price TargetHold$164.00 ➝ $175.00-11.43%
8/7/2019Nomura Securities
Boost Price TargetBuy$208.00 ➝ $210.00+5.25%
4/5/2019Edward Jones
DowngradeBuy ➝ Hold
(Data available from 1/28/2017 forward. View 10+ years of historical ratings with our analyst ratings screener.)












Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Analyst Ratings Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ecolab's consensus rating and price target?

According to the issued ratings of 10 analysts in the last year, the consensus rating for Ecolab stock is Hold based on the current 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for ECL. The average twelve-month price target for Ecolab is $224.00 with a high price target of $250.00 and a low price target of $189.00. Learn more on ECL's analyst rating history

Do Wall Street analysts like Ecolab more than its competitors?

Analysts like Ecolab stock less than the stock of other Basic Materials companies. The consensus rating for Ecolab is Hold while the average consensus rating for basic materials companies is Buy. Learn more on how ECL compares to other companies

Do MarketBeat users like Ecolab more than its competitors?

MarketBeat users like Ecolab stock more than the stock of other Basic Materials companies. 68.84% of MarketBeat users gave Ecolab an outperform vote while basic materials companies recieve an average of 62.86% outperform votes by MarketBeat users.

Is Ecolab being downgraded by Wall Street analysts?

Over the previous 90 days, Ecolab's stock had 1 downgrade by analysts.

Does Ecolab's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Ecolab's stock has a predicted upside of 3.98% based on their 12-month price targets.

What analysts cover Ecolab?

This page was last updated on 1/28/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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