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Ecolab Inc. (ECL)

Stock Price: $184.96 USD -2.13 (-1.14%)
Updated Aug 3, 2020 11:00 AM EDT - Market open

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Key Info

Market Cap 52.57B
Revenue (ttm) 14.52B
Net Income (ttm) 1.55B
Shares Out 284.25M
EPS (ttm) -2.98
PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE 43.10
Dividend $1.88
Dividend Yield 1.02%

Stock Quote

Trading Day Aug 3, 2020
Last Price $184.96
Previous Close $187.08
Change ($) -2.13
Change (%) -1.14%
Day's Open 188.01
Day's Range 184.74 - 189.12
Day's Volume 282,752
52-Week Range 124.60 - 231.36

More Stats

Market Cap 52.57B
Enterprise Value 59.10B
Earnings Date (est) Nov 3, 2020
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 15, 2020
Shares Outstanding 284.25M
Float 255.43M
EPS (basic) 5.36
EPS (diluted) -2.98
FCF / Share 5.72
Dividend $1.88
Dividend Yield 1.02%
Earnings Yield n/a
FCF Yield 3.14%
Payout Ratio 34.70%
Shares Short 2.91M
Short Ratio 1.82
Short % of Float 1.17%
Beta 1.00
PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE 43.10
P/FCF Ratio 31.84
PS Ratio 3.62
PB Ratio 9.27
Revenue 14.52B
Operating Income 2.04B
Net Income 1.55B
Free Cash Flow 1.65B
Net Cash -6.53B
Net Cash / Share -22.96
Gross Margin 42.85%
Operating Margin 14.08%
Profit Margin 10.30%
FCF Margin 11.37%
ROA 7.02%
ROE 19.83%
ROIC 15.90%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Summary

Analyst Ratings (20)

Buy 3
Overweight 0
Hold 15
Underweight 0
Sell 2

Analyst Consensus: Overweight

Price Target

(2.65% upside)
Current: $184.96
Target: 189.85
*Average 12-month price target from 13 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth1.62%6.02%5.2%-2.9%-5.15%7.75%11.95%74.14%11.64%-
Gross Profit6,1836,0425,7725,6186,3226,6016,0925,4533,3233,076
Operating Income2,0141,9471,9501,8701,5611,9551,5611,289754807
Net Income1,5591,4291,5051,2291,0021,203968704463530
Shares Outstanding288289290293296300300293237233
Earnings Per Share5.334.885.124.143.323.933.162.351.912.23
EPS Growth9.22%-4.69%23.67%24.7%-15.52%24.37%34.47%23.04%-14.35%-
Dividend Per Share1.851.691.521.421.341.160.970.830.730.64
Dividend Growth9.47%11.18%7.04%5.97%16.02%19.69%16.27%14.48%13.28%-
Operating Cash Flow2,4212,2782,0911,9402,0001,8161,5601,203686950
Capital Expenditures-790-817-858-726-800-783-644-592-363-295
Free Cash Flow1,6311,4611,2331,2131,2001,033916611323655
Cash & Equivalents18611521132792.802103391,1581,844242
Total Debt6,7797,0457,3236,6876,4666,5486,9056,5427,636846
Net Cash / Debt-6,593-6,931-7,111-6,360-6,373-6,339-6,565-5,384-5,793-603
Book Value8,6858,0037,5846,9016,9107,3167,3446,0775,6672,129
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name Ecolab Inc.
Country United States
Employees 45,000
CEO Douglas M. Baker

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol ECL
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Basic Materials
Industry Specialty Chemicals
Unique Identifier NYSE: ECL


Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services worldwide. The company operates through Global Industrial, Global Institutional, Global Energy, and Other segments. Its 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, chemical, mining and primary metals, power generation, pulp and paper, and commercial laundry industries. The company's Global Institutional segment provides specialized cleaning and sanitizing products to the foodservice, hospitality, lodging, healthcare, government, education, and retail industries. Its Global Energy segment offers the process chemicals and water treatment needs of the petroleum and petrochemical industries in upstream and downstream applications. 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 company's 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.