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ECL [NYSE]
Ecolab Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E29.07 EPS (ttm)3.93 Insider Own0.40% Shs Outstand297.35M Perf Week-0.89%
Market Cap33.97B Forward P/E21.74 EPS next Y5.26 Insider Trans-8.24% Shs Float296.37M Perf Month-1.36%
Income1.20B PEG2.01 EPS next Q0.81 Inst Own87.70% Short Float2.29% Perf Quarter6.89%
Sales14.28B P/S2.38 EPS this Y0.00% Inst Trans0.63% Short Ratio4.28 Perf Half Y-0.62%
Book/sh24.38 P/B4.69 EPS next Y14.07% ROA6.10% Target Price122.56 Perf Year8.75%
Cash/sh0.70 P/C162.07 EPS next 5Y14.43% ROE16.20% 52W Range97.50 - 117.76 Perf YTD9.61%
Dividend1.32 P/FCF50.15 EPS past 5Y17.70% ROI10.70% 52W High-2.99% Beta0.70
Dividend %1.16% Quick Ratio0.80 Sales past 5Y19.30% Gross Margin46.30% 52W Low17.17% ATR1.57
Employees47000 Current Ratio1.10 Sales Q/Q3.40% Oper. Margin14.30% RSI (14)55.46 Volatility1.04% 1.29%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.90 EPS Q/Q-34.90% Profit Margin8.40% Rel Volume0.68 Prev Close114.26
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.66 EarningsApr 27 BMO Payout28.70% Avg Volume1.58M Price114.24
Recom1.90 SMA20-0.69% SMA503.52% SMA2004.12% Volume1,076,675 Change-0.02%
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
Jun-03-14Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $113 → $129
Mar-12-14Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $121 → $125
Oct-30-13Reiterated Stifel Buy $103 → $123
Oct-30-13Reiterated Barclays Overweight $105 → $120
Oct-30-13Initiated UBS Buy $120
Jul-03-13Initiated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $97
May-21-13Reiterated Canaccord Genuity Buy $93 → $100
May-20-13Reiterated Barclays Overweight $92 → $95
May-02-13Reiterated Barclays Overweight $87 → $92
Apr-29-13Downgrade Robert W. Baird Outperform → Neutral $80 → $88
Apr-05-13Reiterated Barclays Overweight $81 → $87
Feb-27-13Reiterated Barclays Overweight $80 → $81
May-09-12Reiterated Barclays Overweight $68 → $72
Jan-11-12Reiterated Barclays Capital Overweight $62 → $67
Aug-10-11Upgrade Deutsche Bank Hold → Buy $55 → $55
May-23-11Reiterated Longbow Buy $57 → $65
Mar-23-15 07:30AM  Gabelli & Company 6th Annual Specialty Chemicals Conference Business Wire
Mar-20-15 04:00PM  Ecolab Strong on International Presence, Economic Woes Stay - Analyst Blog
Mar-19-15 04:58PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for March 26 at noodls
04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for March 26 Business Wire
Mar-18-15 01:50PM  Target CEO keeps high-flying jet perk that other companies prohibit at bizjournals.com
Mar-10-15 08:51AM  Ecolab Named One of World's Most Ethical Companies for Ninth Consecutive Year by the Ethisphere Institute at noodls
08:30AM  Ecolab Named One of World's Most Ethical Companies for Ninth Consecutive Year by the Ethisphere Institute Business Wire
Mar-06-15 01:04PM  ECOLAB INC Financials
Mar-05-15 04:53PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for March 11 at noodls
04:50PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for March 11 Business Wire
Mar-04-15 07:30AM  REPEAT/Gabelli & Company 6th Annual Specialty Chemicals Conference Business Wire
Mar-03-15 12:34PM  9 Must-Own Materials Stocks to Add to Your Portfolio Right Now at TheStreet
Feb-27-15 11:21AM  Ecolab Declares Regular Dividend at noodls
10:17AM  Quotes from this week's earnings calls
08:55AM  ECOLAB INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
Feb-26-15 06:06PM  Ecolab Declares Regular Dividend Business Wire
05:29PM  ECOLAB INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events EDGAR Online
05:00PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for March 4 Business Wire
04:30PM  Tracy B. McKibben Appointed to Ecolab Board Business Wire
Feb-25-15 10:10AM  Company News for February 25, 2015 - Corporate Summary Zacks
Feb-24-15 11:59PM  Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (APD); Dow Chemical Co (DOW): Billionaires Are Piling Into These 5 Basic Industries Stocks at Insider Monkey
06:51PM  Ecolab (ECL) Earnings Report: Q4 2014 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
11:58AM  Ecolab meets 4Q profit forecasts AP
10:20AM  Ecolab Q4 Earnings in Line, Plans to Buy Shares Worth $1B - Analyst Blog Zacks
09:54AM  Ecolab (ECL) Miss On Q4 Sales; Earnings In Line - Tale of the Tape Zacks
09:23AM  Ecolab Profit Rises 17% at The Wall Street Journal
08:47AM  ECOLAB INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Other Events, Financial Statements and EDGAR Online
08:30AM  Ecolab Announces Strong Fourth Quarter, Share Repurchase Business Wire
07:07AM  Q4 2014 Ecolab Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open CCBN
Feb-23-15 08:30AM  Ecolab Named One of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine Business Wire
Feb-20-15 11:10AM  Ecolab's (ECL) Q4 Earnings: Will it Disappoint Estimates? - Analyst Blog Zacks
Feb-19-15 04:05PM  Ecolab is in talks to buy Travelers tower in St. Paul at American City Business Journals
Feb-18-15 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for February 25 Business Wire
Feb-10-15 07:30AM  Gabelli & Company 6th Annual Specialty Chemicals Conference Business Wire
Feb-08-15 11:09AM  Barron's Recap: This Man Made, Lost And Made A Fortune Investing In Russia Benzinga
Feb-07-15 12:01AM  Ecolab's Doug Baker Cleans Up at Barrons.com
Jan-29-15 08:15AM  Nalco Named Most Preferred Paper Industry Supplier for Fifth Consecutive Year Business Wire
Jan-21-15 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call on February 24 Business Wire
Jan-20-15 04:15PM  Davos Man embraces the Circular Economy at Fortune
Jan-15-15 05:24PM  ECOLAB INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation EDGAR Online
Jan-14-15 09:03AM  5 of the Fastest Growing Dividend Stocks You Can't Afford to Miss at TheStreet
Jan-12-15 06:25PM  Ecolab Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering Business Wire
12:08PM  Ecolab, Inc. -- Moody's assigns Baa1 ratings to Ecolab's notes; moves outlook to stable at Moody's
08:30AM  Ecolab's Restora Program Removes Challenging Adhesives from Linen, Reducing Costs for Healthcare Laundries Business Wire
Jan-09-15 12:23PM  Barclays Sees Long-Term EPS Growth For Ecolab Benzinga
Dec-09-14 01:49PM  Ecolab (ECA) Raises Dividend by 20% but Shares Decline Zacks
08:45AM  Ecolab Commits $1.5 Million to the Project WET Foundation to Support Water Conservation and Hygiene Education Business Wire
Dec-04-14 04:30PM  Ecolab Increases Cash Dividend 20 Percent Business Wire
Dec-03-14 04:35PM  ECOLAB INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation EDGAR Online
Dec-01-14 09:31AM  InvestorsObserver releases comments on Ecolab, Kroger, Caterpillar, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Guess PR Newswire
Nov-28-14 12:30PM  Trade-Ideas: Ecolab (ECL) Is Today's "Roof Leaker" Stock at TheStreet
Nov-25-14 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for December 2 Business Wire
Nov-24-14 12:56PM  From Acquired To Leading the Acquirer: Stewart McCutcheon's Journey At Ecolab at Forbes
Nov-13-14 08:30AM  108 Tons of Ecolab Infection Prevention Products Arrive in West Africa to Fight Spread of Ebola Business Wire
Nov-06-14 12:01AM  Love at First Sight Dinner Forges High-Growth Platform Bloomberg
Nov-05-14 07:00AM  Water Risk Monetizer Provides New Data for Businesses to Factor Water Risks Into Critical Business Decisions Business Wire
Nov-01-14 08:07PM  10-Q for Ecolab, Inc. Company Spotlight
Oct-30-14 04:32PM  ECOLAB INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report EDGAR Online
Oct-29-14 10:09AM  Ecolab (ECL) Roof Leaking Today at TheStreet
08:31AM  Ecolab (ECL) Earnings Report: Q3 2014 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
08:30AM  Ecolab Commits $2 Million to The Nature Conservancy to Advance Water Conservation Throughout the World Business Wire
Oct-28-14 01:00PM  Ecolab Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 1:00 pm ET today CCBN
10:55AM  Ecolab (ECL) Q3 Earnings Meet, Sales Miss Expectations Zacks
08:51AM  ECOLAB INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits EDGAR Online
08:48AM  Ecolab meets 3Q profit forecasts AP
08:30AM  Ecolab Delivers Strong Third Quarter Results Business Wire
07:07AM  Q3 2014 Ecolab Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open CCBN
Oct-27-14 03:45PM  Can Ecolab Inc. (ECL) Surprise This Earnings Season? Zacks
Oct-15-14 02:10PM  Ecolab Subsidiary Opens New Facility in Singapore Zacks
Oct-14-14 04:30PM  Ecolab Opens Doors of New Manufacturing Facility in Singapore Business Wire
07:00AM  Did You Notice These New Sector Bets? Morningstar
Oct-09-14 11:02AM  A Global Leader in the Cleaning and Sanitation Industry Gurufocus
Oct-01-14 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call on October 28 Business Wire
Sep-29-14 09:14AM  Consumer Spending Keeps In Line Zacks
Sep-22-14 05:43PM  Soap Stocks 'Defensive' But Only With An Asterisk at Investor's Business Daily
10:16AM  Does IT Strategy Matter? at Forbes
08:25AM  Coverage initiated on Ecolab by Argus Briefing.com
Sep-18-14 08:00AM  Ecolab Foundation Awards $1 Million to Teachers in 2014 Through Visions for Learning National Education Grant Program Business Wire
Sep-16-14 05:21PM  Today's Market Thorns, Roses, and All Time Highs... Yahoo Finance Blogs
Sep-12-14 05:36PM  Today's Market Thorns, Roses, and All Time Highs... Yahoo Finance Blogs
01:03PM  3 Consumer Goods Stocks Pushing Sector Growth at TheStreet
Sep-11-14 11:14AM  [video] EnerNOC, Trimble Shares Will See Volatility Decline, Stocks Rise at TheStreet
Sep-09-14 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for September 16 Business Wire
Sep-08-14 05:08PM  Today's Market Thorns, Roses, and All Time Highs... Yahoo Finance Blogs
Sep-05-14 06:13PM  Today's Thorns, Roses, and All Time Highs... Yahoo Finance Blogs
Sep-03-14 10:00AM  Homeless Youth Handbook Minnesota Provides Resources and Information for State's Vulnerable Youth Business Wire
Sep-02-14 10:30AM  Insider Trading Alert - MLNX, ECL And INFA Traded By Insiders at TheStreet
Aug-26-14 01:03PM  3 Stocks Pushing The Consumer Non-Durables Industry Higher at TheStreet
Aug-20-14 05:30PM  The New All-Time Highs... Yahoo Finance Blogs
Aug-12-14 08:37PM  [video] Ecolab: How we ensure food safety in Asia at CNBC
Aug-07-14 01:10PM  Ecolab Declares Regular Dividend Business Wire
07:51AM  ECOLAB INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report EDGAR Online
Aug-05-14 04:41PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for August 13 Business Wire
04:40PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for August 12 Business Wire
Jul-30-14 06:39AM  Ecolab: a good merger? at Financial Times
Jul-29-14 02:10PM  Ecolab Beats on Q2 Earnings By a Penny Zacks
01:00PM  Ecolab Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 1:00 pm ET today CCBN
08:27AM  ECOLAB INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits EDGAR Online
08:05AM  Ecolab Delivers Strong Second Quarter Adjusted EPS Business Wire
07:07AM  Q2 2014 Ecolab Inc. Earnings Release - Before Market Open CCBN
Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services for customers worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Global Industrial, Global Institutional, Global Energy, and Other. 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 Other segment offers pest elimination, and kitchen repair and maintenance services. The company sells its products through company-employed field sales personnel, healthcare 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
LUMPKINS ROBERT LDirectorMar 19Option Exercise32.575,600182,39235,755Mar 20 04:24 PM
Berger Larry LExecutive VP & CTOMar 11Option Exercise45.6310,000456,27235,073Mar 13 06:26 PM
BILLER LESLIE SDirectorFeb 27Option Exercise32.575,600182,39275,349Mar 03 04:45 PM
Blanco Alex NEVP and Chief Supply Chain OffFeb 20Option Exercise0.003,64706,042Feb 24 04:11 PM
HANDLEY THOMAS WPresident and COODec 15Option Exercise44.1363,8002,815,22275,625Dec 17 05:14 PM
Beck ChristopheEVP and Regions PresidentDec 05Option Exercise42.6610,400443,63925,387Dec 05 05:42 PM
Beck ChristopheEVP and Regions PresidentDec 05Sale109.7510,4001,141,39714,987Dec 05 05:42 PM
GRUNDHOFER JERRY ADirectorDec 01Option Exercise35.0310,400364,33670,106Dec 02 06:48 PM
Taylor Stephen MEVP and Pres. - Global EnergyDec 01Option Exercise0.009,220061,866Dec 02 06:48 PM
SEIFERT JAMES JEx.VP, Gen. Counsel & Secy.Nov 25Option Exercise48.0623,1001,110,07148,573Nov 25 06:20 PM
Inchaustegui RobertoEVP & Pres.-Global Serv & SpecNov 21Option Exercise38.4628,3501,090,38339,837Nov 25 06:20 PM
Inchaustegui RobertoEVP & Pres.-Global Serv & SpecNov 21Sale115.0028,3503,260,25011,487Nov 25 06:20 PM
SEIFERT JAMES JEx.VP, Gen. Counsel & Secy.Nov 20Sale113.7523,1002,627,54625,473Nov 25 06:20 PM
BAKER DOUGLAS M JRChairman and CEONov 20Sale113.3945,0005,102,370344,759Nov 20 06:11 PM
BAKER DOUGLAS M JRChairman and CEONov 18Option Exercise49.42310,00015,320,200609,597Nov 20 06:11 PM
SCHMECHEL DANIEL JChief Financial OfficerSep 12Option Exercise45.2416,500746,460115,753Sep 16 05:16 PM
LEVIN JERRY WDirectorAug 29Sale114.6885598,04929,560Aug 29 04:36 PM
LEVIN JERRY WDirectorAug 26Option Exercise84.273,200269,64832,760Aug 27 05:01 PM
Hughes Bryan LSr. VP & Corporate ControlerAug 25Option Exercise34.084,000136,3006,658Aug 26 05:31 PM
Hughes Bryan LSr. VP & Corporate ControlerAug 25Sale114.343,075351,6043,583Aug 26 05:31 PM
Berger Larry LExecutive VP & CTOAug 25Sale114.792,200252,53824,307Aug 26 05:31 PM
BAKER DOUGLAS M JRChairman and CEOAug 11Option Exercise45.24100,0004,524,000386,739Aug 12 05:27 PM
Aronson Martha GoldbergEVP & Pres.-Global HealthcareAug 01Option Exercise0.002,48004,126Aug 05 05:04 PM
BAKER DOUGLAS M JRChairman and CEOJun 11Sale109.3830,0003,281,262286,739Jun 11 05:25 PM
LEVIN JERRY WDirectorJun 11Sale109.411,592174,17729,319Jun 11 05:25 PM
Beck ChristopheEVP and Regions PresidentJun 10Sale109.801,956214,77614,987Jun 10 05:32 PM
LEVIN JERRY WDirectorJun 09Option Exercise64.003,800243,18133,119Jun 11 05:25 PM
BAKER DOUGLAS M JRChairman and CEOJun 09Option Exercise45.24193,1008,735,844450,366Jun 11 05:25 PM
Hughes Bryan LSr. VP & Corporate ControlerJun 06Option Exercise34.084,000136,3005,733Jun 10 05:33 PM
Beck ChristopheEVP and Regions PresidentJun 06Option Exercise35.636,000213,78022,839Jun 10 05:32 PM
Beck ChristopheEVP and Regions PresidentJun 06Sale110.242,000220,47216,943Jun 10 05:32 PM
Hughes Bryan LSr. VP & Corporate ControlerJun 06Sale110.413,075339,5152,658Jun 10 05:33 PM
LEVIN JERRY WDirectorMay 20Sale106.572,122226,14029,319May 21 06:09 PM
LEVIN JERRY WDirectorMay 09Option Exercise51.744,200217,28733,519May 12 05:22 PM
GRUNDHOFER JERRY ADirectorMay 01Buy104.374,700490,51773,432May 02 06:00 PM