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ECL [NYSE]
Ecolab Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E35.50 EPS (ttm)3.33 Insider Own0.40% Shs Outstand294.40M Perf Week1.76%
Market Cap34.80B Forward P/E23.48 EPS next Y5.04 Insider Trans64.03% Shs Float292.04M Perf Month1.33%
Income999.50M PEG2.97 EPS next Q1.08 Inst Own88.30% Short Float2.18% Perf Quarter11.59%
Sales13.34B P/S2.61 EPS this Y-15.40% Inst Trans-1.22% Short Ratio4.96 Perf Half Y-0.64%
Book/sh22.36 P/B5.29 EPS next Y13.12% ROA5.30% Target Price118.56 Perf Year4.23%
Cash/sh0.91 P/C129.60 EPS next 5Y11.95% ROE14.80% 52W Range98.29 - 121.70 Perf YTD3.68%
Dividend1.40 P/FCF29.98 EPS past 5Y8.30% ROI9.40% 52W High-2.88% Beta0.84
Dividend %1.18% Quick Ratio0.70 Sales past 5Y17.30% Gross Margin47.70% 52W Low20.25% ATR1.67
Employees47000 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q-6.10% Oper. Margin11.60% RSI (14)59.24 Volatility1.42% 1.53%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.04 EPS Q/Q0.50% Profit Margin7.50% Rel Volume0.66 Prev Close118.52
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.77 EarningsMay 03 BMO Payout40.20% Avg Volume1.28M Price118.20
Recom2.20 SMA201.64% SMA503.69% SMA2005.57% Volume846,003 Change-0.27%
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
Feb-24-16Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $124 → $118
Feb-24-16Reiterated Canaccord Genuity Buy $128 → $120
Feb-19-16Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $127 → $124
Jan-19-16Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $126 → $115
Jan-06-16Reiterated Stifel Buy $129 → $123
Nov-03-15Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $124 → $126
Oct-28-15Reiterated Barclays Overweight $126 → $130
Oct-19-15Downgrade Deutsche Bank Buy → Hold $125
Oct-09-15Downgrade JP Morgan Overweight → Neutral
Sep-14-15Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $130 → $125
Aug-11-15Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $125 → $130
Jun-04-15Initiated Global Hunter Securities Neutral $122
Feb-25-15Reiterated Stifel Buy $123 → $132
Feb-25-15Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $124 → $129
Feb-25-15Reiterated Canaccord Genuity Buy $120 → $128
Sep-22-14Initiated Argus Buy $134
May-25-16 11:48AM  Clean Up With Ecolab, MasterCard, TJX in Your Portfolio
11:36AM  Max Out on Ecolab, MasterCard and TJX Shares Says Jensen Manager at TheStreet
May-24-16 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for June 1 Business Wire
May-23-16 04:30PM  Ecolab Mosquito Program Helps Customers Reduce Mosquito Presence, Improve Guest Satisfaction and Employee Safety Business Wire
08:30AM  Ecolab NRA Show Event Raises More Than $187,000 for National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Scholarships Business Wire
May-19-16 01:05PM  South Florida lands Latin American HQ, 50 new jobs at bizjournals.com
May-16-16 04:30PM  Ecolab Recognized as EPA Safer Choice Program Partner of the Year Business Wire
May-12-16 08:02AM  The C-Suite Speaks: Ongoing Weakness
May-11-16 01:04PM  ECOLAB INC. Financials
May-10-16 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for May 18 Business Wire
May-09-16 03:21PM  Ecolab Announces Its Dividend and 1Q16 Results: Whats to Come?
11:58AM  Ecolab, Inc. :ECL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers
10:06AM  Noteworthy Insider Trading Activity Witnessed at Beazer Homes USA Inc. (BZH) and 4 Other Companies at Insider Monkey
May-06-16 04:05PM  ECOLAB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Financial Statements and Exhibit EDGAR Online
May-05-16 04:06PM  Top 10 Financial Ratios for Successful Dividend Investing at Insider Monkey
03:30PM  Ecolab Annual Meeting Results Announced Business Wire
02:40PM  Ecolab Declares Regular Dividend Business Wire
08:41AM  ECOLAB INC. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report EDGAR Online
May-04-16 12:57AM  Edited Transcript of ECL earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-16 5:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
May-03-16 10:15AM  Ecolab (ECL) Beats Q1 Earnings & Sales, FY16 View Intact Zacks
09:52AM  Ecolab (ECL) Beats Q1 Earnings, Sales Estimates Zacks
08:44AM  Ecolab tops Street 1Q forecasts AP
08:32AM  ECOLAB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits EDGAR Online
08:30AM  Ecolab Reported and Adjusted First Quarter Diluted EPS $0.77; Adjusted Diluted EPS -4% Including $0.11 (14%) Currency Headwind Business Wire
07:07AM  Q1 2016 Ecolab Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open CCBN
May-02-16 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for May 10 Business Wire
Apr-29-16 09:03AM  Chemical Stocks Reporting Q1 Earnings Next Week: FMC, ECL Zacks
Apr-27-16 08:51AM  Will Ecolab's (ECL) Earnings Surprise Investors in Q1? Zacks
Apr-25-16 08:30AM  Ecolabs New Synergex Peracid Sanitizer Promotes Food Safety, Quality Assurance and Productivity in Food & Beverage Operations Business Wire
Apr-20-16 05:54AM  Coverage initiated on Ecolab by Nomura Briefing.com
Apr-19-16 04:56PM  [$$] 4 Stocks Growing Smartly, But Trading at a Discount at Barrons.com
Apr-18-16 08:30AM  Ecolab Foundation Matches Employee Giving Campaign Donations to United Ways across the U.S. Business Wire
Apr-14-16 06:36PM  Coalition To Preserve L.A.: New Poll Shows City Hall Is Out Of Step With Voters Business Wire
11:25AM  Merrill Lynch Has 5 Stocks to Buy Going Into Earnings Season at 24/7 Wall St.
Apr-05-16 04:15PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call for May 3 Business Wire
Mar-29-16 09:17AM  How investors should pick stocks to beat a go-nowhere market
Mar-24-16 09:16AM  Ecolab (ECL) Stock Gets Neutral Rating at Credit Suisse at TheStreet
Mar-23-16 04:57PM  ECOLAB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits
04:19PM  Sterne Agee CRT Rated Ecolab as a Buy
11:01AM  Ecolab Named to 2016 America's Best Employers List at noodls
10:38AM  Nalco to Become Nalco Water at noodls
Mar-22-16 03:40PM  Nearly 200 jobs affected by new layoff notices in Charlotte area at bizjournals.com
01:35PM  Pay declines for Allete CEO Alan Hodnik at bizjournals.com
Mar-21-16 03:55PM  Ecolab reports lower pay for CEO Doug Baker at bizjournals.com
08:36AM  Gabelli & Companys 7th Annual Specialty Chemicals Conference Business Wire
Mar-20-16 10:15AM  Massive Biotech and Bill Gates Trades Highlight Insider Buying: Seattle Genetics, Ecolab, Sarepta Therapeutics and More at 24/7 Wall St.
Mar-17-16 05:40PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for March 23 Business Wire
10:33AM  How to make a merger easier for employees, customers and vendors at bizjournals.com
Mar-16-16 01:22PM  5 Stocks Insiders Love Right Now at TheStreet
Mar-15-16 09:07AM  Why Goldman Sachs Downgraded Ecolab to Sell
07:54AM  Who Were the Outliers in the Consumer Space on March 14?
04:33AM  (XLB) Materials SPDR ETF: Top 5 Holdings at Investopedia
Mar-14-16 07:00AM  Gabelli & Companys 7th Annual Specialty Chemicals Conference Business Wire
Mar-08-16 08:49AM  Ecolab Provided In-Kind Product Donations Worth More Than $2.3 Million in 2015 to Aid Global Disaster Relief Business Wire
Mar-07-16 08:30AM  Ecolab among Worlds Most Ethical Companies for Tenth Consecutive Year by Ethisphere Institute Business Wire
Mar-04-16 12:42PM  Gabelli & Companys 7th Annual Specialty Chemicals Conference Business Wire
Mar-02-16 04:33PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for March 9 Business Wire
Feb-29-16 02:20PM  Ecolab Declared a Quarterly Dividend of $0.35 per Share
02:13PM  The C-Suite Speaks: Glass Half Full
Feb-28-16 09:55AM  How Much Ecolab Earnings and Dividend Changed Analysts Views at 24/7 Wall St.
Feb-27-16 08:00AM  10 Best Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever at TheStreet
Feb-26-16 10:20AM  CORRECTING and REPLACING Ecolab Declares Regular Dividend Business Wire
08:50AM  ECOLAB INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
Feb-25-16 05:20PM  ECOLAB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events
05:05PM  Ecolab Declares Regular Dividend Business Wire
03:53PM  Why Barclays Reduced Ecolabs Price Target
10:40AM  Ecolab, Inc. Earnings Analysis: 2015 By the Numbers
Feb-24-16 04:54PM  Ecolab (ECL) Stock Price Target Lowered at Barclays at TheStreet
03:44PM  How Did Ecolab Perform in 4Q15 and 2015?
03:44PM  Who Were the Outliers in the Consumer Space on February 23?
12:45AM  Edited Transcript of ECL earnings conference call or presentation 23-Feb-16 6:00pm GMT
Feb-23-16 03:07PM  Ecolab (ECL) Misses Q4 Earnings & Sales, FY16 View Dull -7.35%
09:49AM  Ecolab (ECL) Misses Q4 Earnings, Sales Estimates
08:47AM  Ecolab misses Street 4Q forecasts
08:38AM  ECOLAB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits
08:30AM  Ecolab Reports Fourth Quarter Diluted EPS $0.69; Adjusted Diluted EPS +2% to $1.22 Including $0.13 (11%) Currency Headwind Business Wire
07:07AM  Q4 2015 Ecolab Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
Feb-19-16 02:25PM  What's in the Cards for Ecolab (ECL) this Earnings Season?
Feb-18-16 08:13AM  Ecolab, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : February 18, 2016
Feb-17-16 01:40PM  The Materials Sector Struggles to Cross Its 100-Day Moving Average
Feb-15-16 09:10AM  Will NVIDIA Corp. (NVDA) Surpass Q4 Earnings Estimates?
Feb-10-16 08:15AM  Technical Insights on Equity Movements - Research Reports on CSX Corp., Franklin Resources, Cardinal Health and Ecolab Accesswire
Feb-09-16 06:27PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call for February 23 Business Wire
10:10AM  Stock Market News for February 09, 2016
Feb-01-16 10:20AM  Fortune 500 company, national staffing firm seeks incentives to create jobs in Broward at bizjournals.com
Jan-28-16 11:26AM  Ecolab and the Project WET Foundation Launch New Interactive Online Activity to ... at noodls
Jan-25-16 11:50AM  GE's CIO Will Help Drive $15 Billion In Technology Based Revenue By 2020 at Forbes
Jan-20-16 01:40PM  Ecolab vs. Staples: The legal fight you never saw coming at bizjournals.com
Jan-19-16 10:53AM  Ecolab Inc. (ECL): A High Quality Dividend Aristocrat With Great Growth Potential at Insider Monkey
Jan-14-16 04:39PM  ECOLAB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet
Jan-12-16 04:45PM  Ecolab Fell on the Deconsolidation of Its Venezuela Operations
01:06PM  Large caps in the face of volatility
Jan-11-16 11:06AM  How Does Ecolab Compare to Its Peers?
10:21AM  Ecolab, Inc. -- Moody's assigns Baa1 to Ecolab's new $600 million senior unsecured notes issue at Moody's
Jan-07-16 01:17PM  Deconsolidation and Devaluation Charges Hurt Ecolab
01:17PM  Who Were the Outliers in the Consumer Space?
10:10AM  Stock Market News for January 07, 2016
Jan-06-16 04:19PM  Ecolab (ECL) Stock Closed Down After De-Consolidating Venezuela Operations at TheStreet
02:00PM  Ecolab Announces Deconsolidation of Venezuelan Operations
Jan-05-16 05:51PM  Ecolab to suspend using Venezuela operations in results at MarketWatch
Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services for customers worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Global Industrial, Global Institutional, and Global Energy. 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, such as detection, 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. The company sells its products through company-employed 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
Mulhere Timothy PEVP & Regions PresidentMay 13Sale116.544,379510,31116,487May 13 04:08 PM
Hughes Bryan LSr. VP & Corporate ControllerMay 10Option Exercise49.426,500321,23013,500May 12 05:39 PM
Mulhere Timothy PEVP & Regions PresidentMay 10Option Exercise49.4213,600672,11230,087May 12 05:38 PM
Hughes Bryan LSr. VP & Corporate ControllerMay 10Sale117.036,000702,1867,500May 12 05:39 PM
Berger Larry LExecutive VP & CTOMay 06Sale116.3311,5901,348,21827,729May 06 05:13 PM
GRUNDHOFER JERRY ADirectorMay 06Sale116.5515,0001,748,20562,307May 06 04:07 PM
BILLER LESLIE SDirectorApr 04Option Exercise37.914,800181,94480,153Apr 05 04:04 PM
JOHNSON JOEL WDirectorMar 28Option Exercise37.914,800181,94479,808Mar 29 04:06 PM
LUMPKINS ROBERT LDirectorMar 24Option Exercise37.914,800181,94450,369Mar 28 04:04 PM
SEIFERT JAMES JEx.VP, Gen. Counsel & Secy.Mar 11Sale106.593,330354,94121,279Mar 11 04:49 PM
GATES WILLIAM H III10% OwnerMar 10Buy105.36499,99952,678,79428,420,393Mar 14 04:44 PM
HANDLEY THOMAS WPresident and COODec 10Option Exercise42.5380,0003,402,00052,929Dec 11 04:54 PM
Hughes Bryan LSr. VP & Corporate ControllerNov 24Option Exercise45.244,165188,4258,856Nov 24 05:40 PM
Hickey Michael AEVP & Pres. Global Inst.Nov 23Option Exercise45.2410,900493,11645,941Nov 24 05:40 PM
Hickey Michael AEVP & Pres. Global Inst.Nov 23Sale119.8110,9001,305,89635,041Nov 24 05:40 PM
Hickey Michael AEVP & Pres. Global Inst.Nov 20Option Exercise45.2410,000452,40045,041Nov 24 05:40 PM
Inchaustegui RobertoEVP & Pres.-Global Serv & SpecNov 20Option Exercise44.9128,3501,273,19942,137Nov 24 05:40 PM
Inchaustegui RobertoEVP & Pres.-Global Serv & SpecNov 20Sale118.1428,3503,349,21213,787Nov 24 05:40 PM
Hickey Michael AEVP & Pres. Global Inst.Nov 20Sale118.5210,0001,185,17035,041Nov 24 05:40 PM
Beck ChristopheEVP & Pres-Global WaterNov 13Option Exercise42.7341,2501,762,77539,177Nov 17 04:21 PM
Beck ChristopheEVP & Pres-Global WaterNov 13Sale114.8313,4301,542,16712,913Nov 17 04:21 PM
BAKER DOUGLAS M JRChairman and CEONov 06Sale116.9742,5004,971,170372,558Nov 06 04:37 PM
BAKER DOUGLAS M JRChairman and CEONov 04Option Exercise35.63210,5007,500,115549,143Nov 06 04:37 PM
Berger Larry LExecutive VP & CTOOct 08Option Exercise46.4918,000836,78842,813Oct 13 04:04 PM
Beck ChristopheEVP & Pres-Global WaterSep 08Sale108.353,450373,81012,877Sep 10 04:07 PM
Taylor Stephen MEVP and Pres. - Nalco ChampionAug 10Sale116.4040,0284,659,27525,785Aug 10 04:04 PM
Taylor Stephen MEVP and Pres. - Nalco ChampionAug 06Sale116.5011413,28165,813Aug 10 04:04 PM
Aronson Martha GoldbergEVP & Pres.-Global HealthcareAug 01Option Exercise0.002,48004,772Aug 04 04:06 PM
GRUNDHOFER JERRY ADirectorJul 16Option Exercise43.5218,200792,03283,352Jul 20 04:06 PM
Mulhere Timothy PEVP & Regions PresidentJun 17Sale115.004,290493,35013,046Jun 18 04:28 PM
Aronson Martha GoldbergEVP & Pres.-Global HealthcareJun 17Sale115.001,000115,0002,292Jun 18 04:26 PM
Mulhere Timothy PEVP & Regions PresidentJun 10Option Exercise45.2412,500565,50025,545Jun 12 04:21 PM
Beck ChristopheEVP & Pres-Global WaterMay 27Sale114.233,550405,51316,327May 29 04:04 PM