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ECL [NYSE]
Ecolab Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E30.11 EPS (ttm)4.86 Insider Own0.40% Shs Outstand288.84M Perf Week-7.00%
Market Cap42.27B Forward P/E24.29 EPS next Y6.03 Insider Trans-9.96% Shs Float287.45M Perf Month-6.85%
Income1.43B PEG2.20 EPS next Q1.54 Inst Own89.00% Short Float1.82% Perf Quarter1.83%
Sales14.37B P/S2.94 EPS this Y10.60% Inst Trans-0.05% Short Ratio5.39 Perf Half Y-1.16%
Book/sh27.18 P/B5.38 EPS next Y12.30% ROA7.80% Target Price155.94 Perf Year9.14%
Cash/sh0.29 P/C509.30 EPS next 5Y13.66% ROE20.60% 52W Range125.74 - 159.92 Perf YTD9.07%
Dividend1.64 P/FCF41.67 EPS past 5Y14.30% ROI10.80% 52W High-8.49% Beta0.95
Dividend %1.12% Quick Ratio0.80 Sales past 5Y3.20% Gross Margin44.00% 52W Low16.39% ATR2.31
Employees48400 Current Ratio1.30 Sales Q/Q6.60% Oper. Margin14.30% RSI (14)27.51 Volatility2.69% 1.42%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.92 EPS Q/Q25.70% Profit Margin10.80% Rel Volume0.89 Prev Close145.98
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.81 EarningsOct 30 BMO Payout28.90% Avg Volume972.38K Price146.35
Recom2.40 SMA20-6.02% SMA50-3.88% SMA2002.40% Volume863,758 Change0.25%
Jun-22-18Downgrade JP Morgan Neutral → Underweight
May-02-18Downgrade JP Morgan Overweight → Neutral
Jan-24-18Reiterated Stifel Hold $140 → $153
Jan-05-18Downgrade Citigroup Buy → Neutral
Nov-07-17Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $137 → $143
Sep-12-17Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $134 → $137
Aug-15-17Initiated Morgan Stanley Equal-Weight $140
Aug-02-17Reiterated UBS Buy $144 → $147
May-26-17Upgrade JP Morgan Neutral → Overweight
Apr-03-17Upgrade Instinet Reduce → Neutral
Feb-22-17Downgrade Longbow Buy → Neutral
Aug-26-16Initiated Macquarie Outperform $143
Aug-22-16Reiterated Nomura Reduce $94 → $98
Aug-03-16Upgrade Citigroup Neutral → Buy
Aug-03-16Reiterated Canaccord Genuity Buy $126 → $135
Aug-03-16Downgrade Stifel Buy → Hold
Apr-20-16Initiated Nomura Reduce
Mar-24-16Resumed Credit Suisse Neutral $107 → $109
Mar-22-16Initiated Sterne Agee CRT Buy
Mar-14-16Downgrade Goldman Neutral → Sell
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Oct-01-18 08:30AM  Ecolab Obtains First-to-Market EPA-Registered Laundry Disinfectant Claim against Clostridium difficile Business Wire
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Sep-24-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call on October 30 Business Wire
Sep-19-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for September 26, 2018 Business Wire
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Sep-14-18 08:30AM  Ecolab Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for Fourth Consecutive Year Business Wire
Sep-10-18 10:06AM  Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL) Delivered A Better ROE Than The Industry, Heres Why Simply Wall St.
Sep-06-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for September 12, 2018 Business Wire
Aug-30-18 11:24AM  Ecolab (ECL) Up 4.3% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue? Zacks
Aug-29-18 09:54AM  Ecolab's Nalco Pairs With XOS to Boost Global Energy Unit Zacks
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Aug-28-18 08:30AM  Nalco Champion, XOS Enter Agreement to Provide New Chlorine Monitoring Solution for Refining Industry Business Wire
Aug-27-18 01:51PM  Ecolabs Aquanomic 2.0 Low-Temp Solid Laundry Program Delivers Enhanced Whiteness, Prolonged Linen Life and Substantial Water and Energy Savings Business Wire
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08:01AM  Ecolab's New Aquanomic Enhances Laundry Operations at Hotels Zacks
Aug-22-18 08:30AM  Ecolabs Aquanomic 2.0 Low-Temp Solid Laundry Program Delivers Enhanced Whiteness, Prolonged Linen Life and Substantial Water and Energy Savings Business Wire
Aug-21-18 08:30AM  Ecolab Recognized as One of the Best Companies to Sell For by Selling Power Magazine Business Wire
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Aug-10-18 08:06AM  Here's Why You Should Hold on to Ecolab (ECL) Stock Now Zacks
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Aug-02-18 02:05PM  Ecolab Declares Regular Dividend Business Wire
08:30AM  New Nalco Water Molecular Legionella Test Provides Results 14-Times Faster Than Current Methods Business Wire
Aug-01-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for August 9, 2018 Business Wire
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Jul-31-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for August 8, 2018 Business Wire
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08:37AM  Ecolab: 2Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
08:30AM  Ecolab Second Quarter Reported Diluted EPS $1.20; Adjusted Diluted EPS $1.27, +13%; Full Year 2018 Adjusted Diluted EPS Forecast $5.30 to $5.50 +13%-18% Business Wire
Jul-30-18 03:34PM  Ecolab's Earnings Preview Benzinga
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Jul-16-18 03:36PM  Techstars Farm to Fork accelerator, backed by Ecolab and Cargill, names first crop of startups American City Business Journals
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Jun-25-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call on July 31 Business Wire
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Jun-18-18 08:30AM  New Sustainability Report Highlights Ecolabs Role as a Global Catalyst for Corporate Responsibility Business Wire
Jun-15-18 08:30AM  Recent Analysis Shows NuVasive, Ecolab, Roku, Northern Trust, Sea Limited, and Twenty-First Century Fox Market Influences Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth GlobeNewswire
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Jun-13-18 08:30AM  New Ecolab EHT Dishmachine Helps Restaurants Automate Warewashing; Improves Cleaning and Costs Business Wire
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04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for June 12, 2018 Business Wire
May-31-18 10:42AM  Ecolab (ECL) Down 3.7% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? Zacks
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May-30-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for June 5, 2018 Business Wire
May-24-18 08:30AM  Ecolab Establishes Food Safety Advisory Board Business Wire
May-23-18 08:50AM  Ecolab (ECL) Launches SMARTPOWER for Warewashing Efficiency Zacks
08:30AM  Ecolab Manufacturing Facilities in California Receive Alliance for Water Stewardship Certification Business Wire
May-22-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for May 30, 2018 Business Wire
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10:21AM  Ecolab (ECL) Rolls Out HDI for Improved Food Surveillance Zacks
08:30AM  Ecolab's New SMARTPOWER Program Provides Maximum Warewashing Efficiency for Restaurant Operators Business Wire
May-21-18 04:30PM  New Research Study Finds Fruit Flies Capable of Transferring Dangerous Bacteria, Posing Food Safety Risk Business Wire
04:30PM  New Ecolab Health Department Reporting Platform Helps Foodservice Operators Proactively Manage Food Safety Risks Business Wire
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07:00AM  Free Post Earnings Research Report: Ecolabs Q1 EPS Surged 80% Y-o-Y ACCESSWIRE
May-10-18 12:30PM  Ecolab Foundation Provides $250,000 to Saint Paul Public Schools for Teacher Grant Program Business Wire
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May-08-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for May 15, 2018 Business Wire
08:30AM  Ecolab Ranks Eighth on 2018 Best Corporate Citizens List Business Wire
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May-03-18 04:55PM  Ecolab Annual Meeting Results Announced Business Wire
12:55PM  Ecolab Declares Regular Dividend Business Wire
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08:30AM  Ecolab First Quarter Reported Diluted EPS $0.84 Adjusted Diluted EPS $0.91, +14%; Raised Full Year 2018 Adjusted Diluted EPS Forecast to $5.30 to $5.50 +13%-18% Business Wire
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04:30PM  Ecolab to Webcast Annual Meeting on May 3, 2018 Business Wire
Apr-23-18 10:07AM  Will Global Industrial Unit Boost Ecolab's (ECL) Q1 Earnings? Zacks
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08:30AM  Ecolab Launches Cleanroom Portfolio in North America Business Wire
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Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services for customers worldwide. The company operates through Global Industrial, Global Institutional, and Global Energy segments. The Global Industrial segment provides water treatment and process applications, and cleaning and sanitizing solutions primarily to large industrial customers within the manufacturing, food and beverage processing, chemical, mining and primary metals, power generation, pulp and paper, and commercial laundry industries. The Global Institutional segment offers specialized cleaning and sanitizing products to the foodservice, hospitality, lodging, healthcare, government and education, and retail industries. The Global Energy segment provides the process chemicals and water treatment needs of the petroleum and petrochemical industries in upstream and downstream applications. The company also offers pest elimination services to detect, eliminate, and prevent pests, such as rodents and insects, in restaurants, food and beverage processors, educational and healthcare facilities, hotels, quick service restaurant and grocery operations, and other institutional and commercial customers; and equipment repair, maintenance, and preventive maintenance services for the commercial food service industry. Ecolab Inc. sells its products through field sales personnel, corporate account personnel, distributors, and dealers. Ecolab Inc. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
SCHMECHEL DANIEL JCFO and TreasurerSep 18Option Exercise48.0614,500696,798157,482Sep 20 05:07 PM
HANDLEY THOMAS WPresident and COOSep 18Option Exercise55.6042,3002,351,669155,013Sep 20 05:02 PM
BAKER DOUGLAS M JRChairman and CEOSep 18Option Exercise48.06120,0755,770,204592,839Sep 20 04:56 PM
Hickey Michael AEVP & Pres - Global InstSep 13Option Exercise55.6025,0001,389,87572,043Sep 14 05:46 PM
Hickey Michael AEVP & Pres - Global InstSep 13Sale155.8032,4685,058,57939,575Sep 14 05:46 PM
Busch Angela MEVP - Corp & Bus DevSep 12Option Exercise35.632,00071,26021,034Sep 14 05:40 PM
Berger Larry LEVP & CTOSep 10Sale153.659,3171,431,57631,093Sep 12 04:56 PM
Mulhere Timothy PEVP & Pres - Global Ent EffSep 06Option Exercise45.679,800447,51729,482Sep 07 05:06 PM
Mulhere Timothy PEVP & Pres - Global Ent EffSep 06Sale152.599,8001,495,42119,682Sep 07 05:06 PM
Brown Darrell REVP & Pres - Energy ServicesAug 31Option Exercise38.6111,800455,55722,141Sep 05 04:46 PM
Brown Darrell REVP & Pres - Energy ServicesAug 31Sale150.2511,8001,772,99710,341Sep 05 04:46 PM
Busch Angela MEVP - Corp & Bus DevAug 28Option Exercise35.632,00071,26019,974Aug 30 05:30 PM
HIGGINS ARTHUR JDirectorAug 27Option Exercise49.538,700430,92525,563Aug 29 04:55 PM
HIGGINS ARTHUR JDirectorAug 27Sale149.768,7001,302,94716,863Aug 29 04:55 PM
Beck ChristopheEVP & Pres-Global Nalco WaterAug 10Option Exercise48.0610,600509,38335,749Aug 10 05:51 PM
Beck ChristopheEVP & Pres-Global Nalco WaterAug 10Sale147.1210,6001,559,51425,149Aug 10 05:51 PM
Beck ChristopheEVP & Pres-Global Nalco WaterAug 09Option Exercise47.6514,900710,04540,049Aug 10 05:51 PM
REICH VICTORIADirectorAug 09Option Exercise47.486,700318,08325,487Aug 10 04:58 PM
REICH VICTORIADirectorAug 09Sale148.406,700994,24718,787Aug 10 04:58 PM
Beck ChristopheEVP & Pres-Global Nalco WaterAug 09Sale148.3314,9002,210,13225,149Aug 10 05:51 PM
McCormick Michael C.EVP, GC & SecretaryAug 03Option Exercise55.6013,400745,04064,928Aug 06 05:31 PM
McCormick Michael C.EVP, GC & SecretaryAug 03Sale146.4513,4001,962,43051,528Aug 06 05:31 PM
Inchaustegui RobertoEVP & Pres-Global Serv & SpecAug 02Option Exercise48.0610,600509,38333,202Aug 03 05:07 PM
MacLennan DavidDirectorAug 02Buy146.4050073,1982,500Aug 03 05:11 PM
Inchaustegui RobertoEVP & Pres-Global Serv & SpecAug 02Sale145.7110,6001,544,53722,602Aug 03 05:07 PM
GATES WILLIAM H III10% OwnerMar 16Buy137.5375,80010,424,68730,685,554Mar 16 08:33 PM
GATES WILLIAM H III10% OwnerMar 15Buy136.63301,93141,251,41330,609,754Mar 16 08:33 PM
Inchaustegui RobertoEVP & Pres-Global Serv & SpecMar 14Option Exercise45.674,800219,19227,402Mar 16 04:38 PM
GATES WILLIAM H III10% OwnerMar 14Buy136.89113,76815,573,93730,307,823Mar 16 08:33 PM
Inchaustegui RobertoEVP & Pres-Global Serv & SpecMar 14Sale137.434,800659,68322,602Mar 16 04:38 PM
Berger Larry LEVP & CTOMar 13Option Exercise62.1617,0001,056,73045,593Mar 14 05:03 PM
GATES WILLIAM H III10% OwnerMar 13Buy136.70269,00036,772,56930,194,055Mar 14 06:08 PM
Inchaustegui RobertoEVP & Pres-Global Serv & SpecMar 12Option Exercise45.674,800219,19227,402Mar 14 04:59 PM
GATES WILLIAM H III10% OwnerMar 12Buy136.08100,00013,608,29129,925,055Mar 14 06:08 PM
Inchaustegui RobertoEVP & Pres-Global Serv & SpecMar 12Sale136.044,800652,97822,602Mar 14 04:59 PM
BILLER LESLIE SDirectorMar 09Option Exercise45.974,200193,05368,536Mar 13 05:46 PM
GATES WILLIAM H III10% OwnerMar 09Buy134.60442,51959,563,09229,825,055Mar 09 08:14 PM
ETTINGER JEFFREY MDirectorMar 09Buy134.426,400860,30111,164Mar 13 05:50 PM
GATES WILLIAM H III10% OwnerMar 08Buy133.53192,30025,678,04829,382,536Mar 09 08:14 PM
GATES WILLIAM H III10% OwnerMar 07Buy132.10694,34391,721,19929,190,236Mar 09 08:14 PM
ZILLMER JOHN JDirectorFeb 27Option Exercise45.704,200191,91923,126Mar 01 04:47 PM
LAVANDIER BRUNOSVP & Corporate ControllerDec 08Sale135.711,250169,6347,725Dec 08 05:17 PM
SCHMECHEL DANIEL JChief Financial OfficerDec 07Sale136.301,708232,807138,005Dec 07 06:38 PM
Mulhere Timothy PEVP & Regions PresidentDec 06Sale136.998,0531,103,18015,837Dec 08 05:24 PM
BAKER DOUGLAS M JRChairman and CEODec 06Sale137.0918,0002,467,656463,447Dec 06 05:06 PM
Hickey Michael AEVP & Pres. Global Inst.Dec 05Option Exercise48.0619,300927,46262,583Dec 07 06:25 PM
SCHMECHEL DANIEL JChief Financial OfficerDec 05Option Exercise45.6714,500662,143149,089Dec 07 06:38 PM
Hickey Michael AEVP & Pres. Global Inst.Dec 05Sale137.5419,3002,654,48343,283Dec 07 06:25 PM
HANDLEY THOMAS WPresident and COODec 05Sale137.5011,6441,601,09774,842Dec 06 05:19 PM
BAKER DOUGLAS M JRChairman and CEODec 04Option Exercise45.67156,4007,142,006583,948Dec 06 05:06 PM
LAVANDIER BRUNOSVP & Corporate ControllerDec 04Option Exercise71.544,200300,46811,815Dec 05 05:26 PM
HANDLEY THOMAS WPresident and COODec 04Option Exercise48.0634,7001,667,509109,542Dec 06 05:19 PM
Berger Larry LExecutive VP & CTODec 04Sale137.375,197713,91233,110Dec 06 05:11 PM
Mulhere Timothy PEVP & Regions PresidentDec 01Option Exercise35.6321,100751,79336,937Dec 05 05:30 PM
LAVANDIER BRUNOSVP & Corporate ControllerDec 01Sale134.7734746,7657,615Dec 05 05:26 PM
MacLennan DavidDirectorNov 06Buy131.7745059,2982,000Nov 08 06:00 PM