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ECL [NYSE]
Ecolab Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E31.24 EPS (ttm)4.61 Insider Own0.40% Shs Outstand288.60M Perf Week1.45%
Market Cap41.56B Forward P/E23.96 EPS next Y6.01 Insider Trans189.40% Shs Float287.14M Perf Month-0.64%
Income1.35B PEG2.43 EPS next Q1.27 Inst Own88.90% Short Float2.31% Perf Quarter-3.90%
Sales14.15B P/S2.94 EPS this Y10.60% Inst Trans-0.03% Short Ratio5.99 Perf Half Y4.78%
Book/sh26.34 P/B5.47 EPS next Y11.55% ROA7.60% Target Price153.22 Perf Year8.72%
Cash/sh0.67 P/C215.33 EPS next 5Y12.83% ROE20.50% 52W Range125.74 - 150.46 Perf YTD7.32%
Dividend1.64 P/FCF43.43 EPS past 5Y14.30% ROI10.80% 52W High-4.29% Beta0.97
Dividend %1.14% Quick Ratio0.80 Sales past 5Y3.20% Gross Margin45.40% 52W Low14.52% ATR1.59
Employees48400 Current Ratio1.20 Sales Q/Q9.80% Oper. Margin14.10% RSI (14)55.38 Volatility0.78% 1.17%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.98 EPS Q/Q2.60% Profit Margin10.60% Rel Volume0.70 Prev Close143.72
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.84 EarningsJul 31 BMO Payout29.30% Avg Volume1.11M Price144.00
Recom2.40 SMA201.91% SMA500.06% SMA2004.70% Volume769,981 Change0.19%
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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Jun-25-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call on July 31 Business Wire
Jun-21-18 01:23PM  Looking At Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL) From All Angles Simply Wall St.
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
07:05AM  EX-Dividend Schedule: Ecolab Has Paid Cash Dividend for 81 Consecutive Years; Will Trade Ex-Dividend on June 18, 2018 ACCESSWIRE
Jun-14-18 10:29AM  Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL): Commentary On Fundamentals Simply Wall St.
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
04:11PM  Should You Expect Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL) To Continue Delivering An ROE Of 19.73%? Simply Wall St.
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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
08:30AM  Ecolab Event Raises More Than $200,000 for National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Scholarships Business Wire
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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08:30AM  Ecolab Expanding Greensboro Campus to Include Life Sciences Cleanroom Manufacturing Facility Business Wire
07:00AM  Blog Exposure - International Flavors & Fragrances Acquires Israel-Based Frutarom ACCESSWIRE
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
07:10AM  Free Research Report as Sherwin-Williams Achieved Record Quarterly Sales; EPS Grew 4% ACCESSWIRE
May-03-18 04:55PM  Ecolab Annual Meeting Results Announced Business Wire
12:55PM  Ecolab Declares Regular Dividend Business Wire
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03:07AM  Edited Transcript of ECL earnings conference call or presentation 1-May-18 5:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
May-02-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for May 9, 2018 Business Wire
May-01-18 02:51PM  Ecolab Raises Full-Year Earnings Guidance Motley Fool
10:13AM  Ecolab (ECL) Beats Earnings and Revenue Estimates in Q1 Zacks
09:49AM  Ecolab (ECL) Q1 Earnings & Revenues Top, '18 Guidance Solid Zacks
08:39AM  Ecolab: 1Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
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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Apr-30-18 09:17AM  Chemical Stock Earnings Slated on May 1: ECL, OLN, ASH & CMP Zacks
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Apr-25-18 07:54PM  Should You Sell Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL) At This PE Ratio? Simply Wall St.
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
07:50AM  Recent Analysis Shows Ecolab, Wells Fargo, Bristow Group, SCANA, Microsemi, and Wolverine World Wide Market Influences Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth GlobeNewswire
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03:57PM  Former Ecolab executive will chair Tim Pawlenty's gubernatorial campaign in Minnesota CNBC
Apr-11-18 09:44AM  Here's Why You Should Hold on to Ecolab (ECL) Stock for Now Zacks
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04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call on May 1 Business Wire
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Mar-07-18 08:30AM  Ecolab Sells China Industrial Phosphonate Chemical Component Business Business Wire
Mar-06-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for March 13, 2018 Business Wire
08:11AM  Ecolab Gains From Strength in Global Industrial Segment Zacks
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Feb-23-18 11:00AM  Ecolab Declares Regular Dividend Business Wire
Feb-21-18 09:45AM  Ecolab Meets Its Full-Year 2017 Guidance, Expects Up to 16% EPS Growth in 2018 Motley Fool
Feb-20-18 04:22PM  Ecolab (ECL) Misses Q4 Earnings Estimates, View Impressive Zacks
12:05PM  What is Behind Ecolab Incs (NYSE:ECL) Superior ROE? Simply Wall St.
10:05AM  Ecolab (ECL) Misses on Earnings and Revenue Estimates in Q4 Zacks
08:59AM  Ecolab misses 4Q profit forecasts Associated Press
08:30AM  Ecolab Fourth Quarter Reported Diluted EPS $1.93; Adjusted Diluted EPS $1.39, +11%; Expects Full Year 2018 Adjusted Diluted EPS +12%-16% to $5.25 to $5.45 Range Business Wire
Feb-14-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Named One of the World's Most Ethical Companies for Twelfth Consecutive Year by the Ethisphere Institute Business Wire
Feb-12-18 09:45AM  Will Global Industrial Unit Aid Ecolab (ECL) in Q4 Earnings? Zacks
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Feb-06-18 08:30AM  Ecolab Sells Oilfield Equipment Fabrication Unit Business Wire
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02:15PM  Ecolab says tax cuts will help earnings, allow $25 million contribution to its foundation American City Business Journals
08:30AM  Ecolab Comments on Expected Impact of U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Announces Intent to Contribute $25 Million to Ecolab Foundation, and Forecasts Double-Digit 4Q 2017 and Full Year 2018 Adjusted EPS Growth Business Wire
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Jan-16-18 08:06AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Ecolab Inc. Markit
Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services for customers worldwide. The company operates through Global Industrial, Global Institutional, and Global Energy segments. The Global Industrial segment provides water treatment and process applications, and cleaning and sanitizing solutions primarily to large industrial customers within the manufacturing, food and beverage processing, chemical, mining and primary metals, power generation, pulp and paper, and commercial laundry industries. The Global Institutional segment offers specialized cleaning and sanitizing products to the foodservice, hospitality, lodging, healthcare, government and education, and retail industries. The Global Energy segment provides the process chemicals and water treatment needs of the petroleum and petrochemical industries in upstream and downstream applications. The company also offers pest elimination services to detect, eliminate, and prevent pests, such as rodents and insects, in restaurants, food and beverage processors, educational and healthcare facilities, hotels, quick service restaurant and grocery operations, and other institutional and commercial customers; and equipment repair, maintenance, and preventive maintenance services for the commercial food service industry. Ecolab Inc. sells its products through field sales personnel, corporate account personnel, distributors, and dealers. Ecolab Inc. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
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
SCHMECHEL DANIEL JChief Financial OfficerDec 05Option Exercise45.6714,500662,143149,089Dec 07 06:38 PM
Hickey Michael AEVP & Pres. Global Inst.Dec 05Option Exercise48.0619,300927,46262,583Dec 07 06:25 PM
HANDLEY THOMAS WPresident and COODec 05Sale137.5011,6441,601,09774,842Dec 06 05:19 PM
Hickey Michael AEVP & Pres. Global Inst.Dec 05Sale137.5419,3002,654,48343,283Dec 07 06:25 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
Wyant Jill SEVP & Pres - Global F&B, H, LSSep 15Option Exercise43.1525,3001,091,71227,710Sep 19 04:45 PM
HANDLEY THOMAS WPresident and COOSep 14Sale130.637,397966,23374,842Sep 15 04:56 PM
GATES WILLIAM H III10% OwnerAug 03Buy132.5775,50010,009,12628,495,893Aug 07 05:29 PM