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ECL [NYSE]
Ecolab Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E29.89 EPS (ttm)4.16 Insider Own0.40% Shs Outstand291.72M Perf Week-0.51%
Market Cap36.23B Forward P/E23.22 EPS next Y5.35 Insider Trans-1.50% Shs Float290.35M Perf Month1.18%
Income1.23B PEG2.50 EPS next Q0.81 Inst Own88.00% Short Float1.92% Perf Quarter3.43%
Sales13.15B P/S2.75 EPS this Y24.60% Inst Trans0.68% Short Ratio5.96 Perf Half Y5.43%
Book/sh23.67 P/B5.25 EPS next Y11.58% ROA6.70% Target Price128.35 Perf Year14.24%
Cash/sh1.19 P/C104.28 EPS next 5Y11.98% ROE18.20% 52W Range107.79 - 125.82 Perf YTD6.25%
Dividend1.48 P/FCF47.96 EPS past 5Y16.80% ROI11.10% 52W High-1.30% Beta0.93
Dividend %1.19% Quick Ratio1.00 Sales past 5Y14.10% Gross Margin47.80% 52W Low15.21% ATR1.39
Employees47565 Current Ratio1.40 Sales Q/Q-1.80% Oper. Margin14.60% RSI (14)51.92 Volatility0.90% 1.04%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.97 EPS Q/Q78.70% Profit Margin9.30% Rel Volume1.07 Prev Close124.24
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.89 EarningsFeb 21 BMO Payout33.30% Avg Volume934.69K Price124.18
Recom2.30 SMA20-0.12% SMA501.82% SMA2004.35% Volume996,715 Change-0.05%
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
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
Mar-22-17 04:34PM  Ecolab partners with Microsoft to enhance water-monitoring product at bizjournals.com
Mar-21-17 08:30AM  Ecolab, Trucost and Microsoft Collaborate to Help Businesses Address Water Risks Business Wire
Mar-20-17 01:45PM  Ecolab CEO Doug Baker Jr. reports higher compensation while other executives report less at bizjournals.com
Mar-16-17 09:15AM  Ecolab Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Friday at Investopedia
Mar-14-17 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for March 22 Business Wire
Mar-13-17 08:30AM  Ecolab Named One of the World's Most Ethical Companies for Eleventh Consecutive Year by Ethisphere Institute Business Wire
Mar-09-17 08:15AM  Post Earnings Coverage as Ecolab's Q4 EPS Surged 80% Y-o-Y Accesswire
Mar-06-17 05:35PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for March 13 Business Wire
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Mar-01-17 01:04PM  ECOLAB INC. Financials
Feb-27-17 07:27PM  Ecolab's Full-Year 2016 Earnings Impress, but 2017 Will Be Even Better at Motley Fool
Feb-24-17 08:30AM  ECOLAB INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
Feb-23-17 06:27PM  Ecolab Declares Regular Dividend Business Wire
05:25PM  ECOLAB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events
Feb-22-17 09:28AM  Ecolab, Inc. :ECL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 22, 2017
06:34AM  Ecolab downgraded by Longbow
01:03AM  Edited Transcript of ECL earnings conference call or presentation 21-Feb-17 6:00pm GMT
Feb-21-17 12:32PM  Ecolab's (ECL) Earnings, Revenues Miss Estimates in Q4
09:54AM  Ecolab (ECL) Misses On Earnings In Q4
09:09AM  Ecolab misses Street 4Q forecasts
08:56AM  ECOLAB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits
08:30AM  Ecolab Fourth Quarter Reported Diluted EPS $1.24; Adjusted Diluted EPS $1.25, +2%; Expects Full Year 2017 Adjusted Diluted EPS of $4.70 to $4.90 Business Wire
07:07AM  Q4 2016 Ecolab Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
Feb-20-17 08:03AM  Chemical Stock Q4 Earnings Slated on Feb 21: WLK, ECL, IPHS
Feb-16-17 07:00AM  Gabelli & Companys 8th Annual Specialty Chemicals Conference Business Wire
Feb-09-17 10:15AM  Ecolab (ECL): What's in the Cards this Earnings Season?
Feb-07-17 12:04PM  Former Air Force Major General Brings Cybersecurity Expertise to Corporate Boards at The Wall Street Journal
Feb-06-17 02:51PM  Ecolab, Inc. : ECL-US: Dividend Analysis : December 20th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : February 6, 2017
Feb-01-17 08:30AM  Ecolab Closes on Purchase of Anios Business Wire
Jan-24-17 03:22PM  Cockroaches Never Take a Holiday
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Jan-17-17 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call on February 21 Business Wire
Jan-12-17 07:20AM  Ecolab (ECL) Acquires Abednego Environmental, Shares Gain
Jan-11-17 08:30AM  Ecolab Acquires Abednego Environmental Services to Further Strengthen Auto Segment Water Solutions Offerings Business Wire
Jan-10-17 04:30PM  Ecolab Foundation Awards $1.1 Million to Teachers in 2016 Through Visions for Learning National Educator Grants Program Business Wire
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Dec-09-16 09:31PM  How Ecolab Inc. (ECL) Stacks Up Against Its Peers at Insider Monkey
05:03PM  Ecolab Declares a Dividend of $0.37 per Share
09:18AM  Ecolab (ECL) Rewards Shareholders with 6% Dividend Hike
Dec-08-16 04:37PM  ECOLAB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet
04:30PM  Ecolab Increases Cash Dividend 6 Percent Business Wire
Nov-25-16 10:12AM  ETFs with exposure to Ecolab, Inc. : November 25, 2016
07:35AM  Ecolab: Acquisitions Bode Well, Lowered Forecasts a Concern
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Nov-24-16 07:08AM  Ecolab, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ECL-US : November 24, 2016
Nov-22-16 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for November 29 Business Wire
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Nov-18-16 04:58PM  Bill Gates Portfolio: Reviewing The Richest Man In The Worlds Dividend Stocks November 2016 Update at Insider Monkey
Nov-14-16 01:16PM  ETFs with exposure to Ecolab, Inc. : November 14, 2016
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Nov-03-16 04:36PM  ECOLAB INC. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report
12:02PM  ETFs with exposure to Ecolab, Inc. : November 3, 2016
Nov-02-16 09:44AM  Ecolab, Inc. :ECL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 2, 2016
Nov-01-16 07:55PM  Edited Transcript of ECL earnings conference call or presentation 1-Nov-16 5:00pm GMT
05:43PM  Ecolab Third-Quarter Earnings Chug Along Despite Currency Headwinds at Motley Fool
12:19PM  Praxair Rides on Acquisition and Higher Pricing to Beat Estimates for 3Q16
09:53AM  Ecolab (ECL): Tops Q3 Earnings, Revenues Lag
09:49AM  Ecolab's (ECL) Q3 Earnings Beat, Revenues Miss Estimates
08:47AM  ECOLAB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits
08:40AM  Ecolab tops 3Q profit forecasts
08:30AM  Ecolab Third Quarter Reported Diluted EPS $1.27; Adjusted Diluted EPS $1.28, Includes $0.09 (7%) Currency Headwind Business Wire
07:07AM  Q3 2016 Ecolab Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
Oct-31-16 08:53AM  Chemical Stocks Q3 Earnings Slated on Nov 1: LYB, ECL, TSE
Oct-28-16 05:26PM  Final Trade: BABA, MON & more
10:54AM  Ecolab (ECL): Can it Spring a Surprise in Q3 Earnings?
Oct-25-16 04:30PM  Ecolab Sells Swisher Restroom Cleaning Business to Enviro-Master Business Wire
Oct-24-16 01:25PM  Whats Praxairs Stock Price Ahead of Its 3Q16 Earnings?
Oct-21-16 01:37PM  Dividend Aristocrats In Focus Part 11: Ecolab Inc. (ECL) at Insider Monkey
Oct-19-16 06:04PM  Why Are Analysts Expecting Dow Chemicals Net Margin to Fall?
02:03PM  Ecolab, Inc. : ECL-US: Dividend Analysis : September 20th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 19, 2016
11:48AM  ETFs with exposure to Ecolab, Inc. : October 19, 2016
Oct-18-16 04:33PM  ECOLAB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet
Sep-29-16 08:22AM  Ecolab, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ECL-US : September 29, 2016
Sep-27-16 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call on November 1 Business Wire
Sep-26-16 04:33PM  ECOLAB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation
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Sep-13-16 11:29AM  Ecolab, Inc. Value Analysis (NYSE:ECL) : September 13, 2016
Sep-12-16 10:17AM  Credit Suisse Announces Upward Revision of Axaltas Target Price
09:18AM  Ecolab, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ECL-US : September 12, 2016
Sep-08-16 08:30AM  Ecolab Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for Second Consecutive Year Business Wire
Sep-06-16 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for September 13 Business Wire
10:14AM  Ecolab (ECL) Hits 52-Week High on New Products, Buyouts
Aug-31-16 09:43AM  How this stock fund routinely beats the S&P 500 at MarketWatch
Aug-29-16 02:15PM  Macquarie Rated Ecolab as Outperform
Aug-26-16 08:45AM  Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Airlines, Dollar General, Ecolab, Nike, Southern Copper and More at 24/7 Wall St.
Aug-23-16 08:30AM  Ecolab Named to Selling Powers 2016 List of 50 Best Companies to Sell For Business Wire
Aug-22-16 11:21AM  ETFs with exposure to Ecolab, Inc. : August 22, 2016
Aug-17-16 05:44PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for August 23 Business Wire
03:40PM  Unexpected stocks posting huge YTD gains
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Aug-13-16 12:01AM  [$$] Up 48%, Ecolab Shares Look Fully Priced at Barrons.com
Aug-12-16 03:15PM  The C-Suite Speaks: Election Uncertainty
Aug-08-16 03:53PM  Ecolab Declares Dividend of $0.35 Per Share
02:06PM  ETFs with exposure to Ecolab, Inc. : August 8, 2016
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Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services for customers worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Global Industrial, Global Institutional, and Global Energy. The Global Industrial segment provides water treatment and process applications, and cleaning and sanitizing solutions primarily to large industrial customers within the manufacturing, food and beverage processing, chemical, mining and primary metals, power generation, pulp and paper, and commercial laundry industries. The Global Institutional segment offers specialized cleaning and sanitizing products to the foodservice, hospitality, lodging, healthcare, government and education, and retail industries. The Global Energy segment provides the process chemicals and water treatment needs of the petroleum and petrochemical industries in upstream and downstream applications. The company also offers pest elimination services to detect, eliminate, and prevent pests, such as rodents and insects, in restaurants, food and beverage processors, educational and healthcare facilities, hotels, quick service restaurant and grocery operations, and other institutional and commercial customers; and equipment repair, maintenance, and preventive maintenance services for the commercial food service industry. Ecolab Inc. sells its products through field sales personnel, corporate account personnel, distributors, and dealers. Ecolab Inc. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
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BECK BARBARADirectorMar 15Sale125.2912,0361,508,03920,283Mar 17 05:51 PM
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BECK BARBARADirectorMar 01Option Exercise45.5918,900861,60034,050Mar 02 04:58 PM
ZILLMER JOHN JDirectorFeb 28Option Exercise42.914,300184,49218,054Mar 02 04:55 PM
HIGGINS ARTHUR JDirectorFeb 27Sale125.105,000625,50014,219Mar 01 05:09 PM
Berger Larry LExecutive VP & CTOSep 08Option Exercise48.0610,000480,55037,729Sep 09 04:41 PM
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Beck ChristopheEVP & Pres-Global WaterSep 02Option Exercise35.6314,800527,32432,475Sep 07 04:47 PM
Hickey Michael AEVP & Pres. Global Inst.Aug 29Sale123.9017,7612,200,65939,865Aug 29 06:28 PM
Hickey Michael AEVP & Pres. Global Inst.Aug 25Option Exercise41.3551,8002,142,11976,780Aug 29 06:28 PM
HANDLEY THOMAS WPresident and COOAug 24Option Exercise35.6320,000712,60095,986Aug 26 06:21 PM
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Taylor Stephen MEVP and Pres. - Nalco ChampionAug 10Option Exercise62.0480,6005,000,76485,094Aug 12 04:45 PM
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SCHMECHEL DANIEL JChief Financial OfficerAug 04Option Exercise40.9355,9002,288,202151,643Aug 08 07:43 PM
Mulhere Timothy PEVP & Regions PresidentJun 08Sale121.603,762457,47012,725Jun 10 05:04 PM
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
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GRUNDHOFER JERRY ADirectorMay 06Sale116.5515,0001,748,20562,307May 06 04:07 PM
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LUMPKINS ROBERT LDirectorMar 24Option Exercise37.914,800181,94450,369Mar 28 04:04 PM