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ECL [NYSE]
Ecolab Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E30.75 EPS (ttm)5.02 Insider Own0.40% Shs Outstand288.99M Perf Week3.30%
Market Cap44.65B Forward P/E26.17 EPS next Y5.90 Insider Trans-12.86% Shs Float287.49M Perf Month3.70%
Income1.47B PEG2.28 EPS next Q1.55 Inst Own88.90% Short Float2.28% Perf Quarter4.03%
Sales14.56B P/S3.07 EPS this Y10.60% Inst Trans0.02% Short Ratio5.28 Perf Half Y8.88%
Book/sh27.46 P/B5.63 EPS next Y12.46% ROA8.00% Target Price157.58 Perf Year11.67%
Cash/sh0.78 P/C198.79 EPS next 5Y13.47% ROE20.70% 52W Range125.74 - 162.91 Perf YTD4.85%
Dividend1.84 P/FCF46.98 EPS past 5Y14.30% ROI10.80% 52W High-5.16% Beta0.89
Dividend %1.19% Quick Ratio0.90 Sales past 5Y3.20% Gross Margin42.70% 52W Low22.87% ATR3.13
Employees48400 Current Ratio1.30 Sales Q/Q5.10% Oper. Margin13.70% RSI (14)59.79 Volatility1.43% 2.36%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.90 EPS Q/Q12.00% Profit Margin11.00% Rel Volume0.97 Prev Close152.52
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.80 EarningsJan 29 BMO Payout28.90% Avg Volume1.24M Price154.50
Recom2.40 SMA205.35% SMA501.32% SMA2004.04% Volume1,201,577 Change1.30%
Oct-31-18Upgrade JP Morgan Neutral → Overweight
Oct-23-18Resumed BofA/Merrill Buy $123
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
Jan-17-19 03:20PM  Ecolab closes on British company Bioquell for $178 million American City Business Journals
10:56AM  Need To Know: Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) Insiders Have Been Selling Shares Simply Wall St.
07:20AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Procter & Gamble, NVIDIA, Bristol-Myers, Deere and Ecolab Zacks
Jan-16-19 11:16AM  Top Analyst Reports for Procter & Gamble, NVIDIA & Bristol-Myers Zacks
08:30AM  Ecolab Closes on Purchase of Bioquell Business Wire
Jan-14-19 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call on February 19 Business Wire
Jan-10-19 11:30AM  Top Research Reports for Morgan Stanley, Intuitive Surgical & Colgate-Palmolive Zacks
Jan-04-19 07:20AM  Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Ecolab, Arrow Electronics, Keysight Technologies, Myriad Genetics, Bristow Group, and IRSA Inversiones Y Representaciones S.A Discovering Underlying Factors of Influence GlobeNewswire
Jan-02-19 08:15AM  Water Scarcity Stocks for 2019 ACCESSWIRE
Dec-30-18 11:19AM  Water stocks are a bargain for 2019 after selloff, analyst says MarketWatch
Dec-28-18 09:06AM  Ecolab Inks Deal With Clearway for Renewable Power Project Zacks
Dec-26-18 08:00AM  Water Becoming a Valuable Commodity ACCESSWIRE
Dec-21-18 09:02AM  Cushing® Asset Management and Swank Capital Announce Rebalancing of The Cushing® Energy Supply Chain Index PR Newswire
Dec-20-18 09:58AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Eli Lilly, Mitsubishi UFJ, Thermo Fisher, Oracle and Ecolab Zacks
Dec-18-18 10:51AM  Best ETFs for 2019: The Water Shortage Problem Isnt Going Away InvestorPlace
08:30AM  Ecolab Investing in Renewable Power Project with Clearway Energy Group Business Wire
07:30AM  (PHOTOS) The 15 most clicked Triad Business Journal stories of 2018 American City Business Journals
05:00AM  Argus Research Highlights Six Ways to Play Clean Water MoneyShow
Dec-14-18 05:50AM  (PHOTOS) The year in jobs: Expansions, hiring reveal robust growth for Triad American City Business Journals
Dec-12-18 12:04AM  Do Hedge Funds Love Ecolab Inc. (ECL)? Insider Monkey
Dec-05-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Increases Cash Dividend 12% Business Wire
09:30AM  Water Plays That Could Get the Profits Flowing ACCESSWIRE
08:00AM  Ecolab to Acquire Cleaning Solutions Provider Holchem Business Wire
Dec-03-18 09:30AM  Stock Market News For Dec 3, 2018 Zacks
06:57AM  Ecolab to Buy Bioquell for Healthcare & Life Sciences' Growth Zacks
Nov-30-18 07:55AM  Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within News Corporation, DURECT, Ecolab, MiX Telematics, Ship Finance International, and BCE Research Highlights Growth, Revenue, and Consolidated Results GlobeNewswire
02:30AM  Ecolab Offers to Acquire Bioquell PLC Business Wire
Nov-23-18 05:15PM  8,545 Reasons to Closely Watch These 2 Oil Stocks in 2019 Motley Fool
Nov-16-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for November 27, 2018 Business Wire
Nov-14-18 01:38PM  Did Ecolab Incs (NYSE:ECL) Recent Earnings Growth Beat The Trend? Simply Wall St.
Nov-12-18 05:11PM  Chartmaster says amid the market sell-off these are the b... CNBC Videos
Nov-09-18 06:15PM  Ecolab Inc (ECL) Chairman and CEO Douglas M Jr Baker Sold $6.4 million of Shares GuruFocus.com
Nov-08-18 05:05PM  The List: Corporate board pay climbing? Not in Minnesota at least not this year American City Business Journals
08:00AM  Ecolab CEO Doug Baker Is Cleaning Up in Water Treatment Barrons.com
Nov-06-18 11:25PM  Edited Transcript of ECL earnings conference call or presentation 30-Oct-18 5:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
Nov-05-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Board Appoints Two New Members Business Wire
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Nov-02-18 04:30PM  Nalco Champion Announces Price Increase Business Wire
01:50PM  Top Stock Reports for Verizon, Express Scripts & Cigna Zacks
Oct-30-18 06:45PM  Ecolab Inc. (ECL) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript Motley Fool
03:06PM  Ecolab Encounters Turbulence Heading Into the Final Months of 2018 Motley Fool
01:47PM  US Stock Market Rises Tuesday GuruFocus.com
11:36AM  Ecolab Earnings inline, Revenue beats In Q3 Investing.com
09:58AM  Ecolab (ECL) Misses on Q3 Earnings & Revenues, Lowers View Zacks
09:50AM  Ecolab (ECL) Lags Q3 Earnings and Revenue Estimates Zacks
08:46AM  Ecolab: 3Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
08:30AM  Ecolab Third Quarter Reported Diluted EPS $1.48; Adjusted Diluted EPS $1.53, +11%; 2018 Adjusted Diluted EPS Forecast Reduced to $5.20 to $5.30 +11% to 13% Business Wire
Oct-29-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for November 6, 2018 Business Wire
Oct-25-18 02:19PM  How Much Of Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL) Do Institutions Own? Simply Wall St.
Oct-23-18 09:04AM  Will Global Industrial Unit Boost Ecolab's (ECL) Q3 Earnings? Zacks
06:47AM  Ecolab CEO on his 'tariff-proof' manufacturing strategy CNBC Videos
Oct-22-18 07:55AM  Recent Analysis Shows Crestwood Equity Partners LP, The Goldman Sachs Group, Lam Research, RYB Education, Inc. Sponsored ADR, Ecolab, and LivaNova Market Influences Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth GlobeNewswire
Oct-18-18 08:30AM  Nalco Champion Teams With Accenture and Microsoft to Launch Digital Platform for Downstream Oil and Gas Customers Business Wire
Oct-11-18 08:21AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Altria, U.S. Bancorp, Biogen, Ecolab and HSBC Zacks
Oct-10-18 02:12PM  Top Analyst Reports for Altria, U.S. Bancorp & Biogen Zacks
09:23AM  Royal Gold (RGLD) Provides Updates on Operations for Q1 Zacks
Oct-09-18 03:27PM  Startup Week: Scenes from Techstars Farm to Fork's demo day (gallery) American City Business Journals
09:35AM  Here's Why You Should Hold Ecolab Stock in Your Portfolio Zacks
Oct-08-18 09:31AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Home Depot, Bristol-Myers, Costco, Ecolab and Ameriprise Financial Zacks
Oct-05-18 02:16PM  Top Analyst Reports for Home Depot, Bristol-Myers & Costco Zacks
Oct-03-18 09:31AM  Is Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL) Spending Too Much Money? Simply Wall St.
Oct-01-18 08:30AM  Ecolab Obtains First-to-Market EPA-Registered Laundry Disinfectant Claim against Clostridium difficile Business Wire
Sep-27-18 03:15PM  Best ETFs for 2018: The Invesco Water Resources ETF Justifies Its Premium InvestorPlace
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
Sep-18-18 04:51AM  Fire (BC) S.p.A -- Moody's assigns B3 CFR to Fire (BC) S.p.A, B3 to EUR410m FRNs Moody's
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
09:30AM  FUL vs. ECL: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now? Zacks
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
Aug-23-18 10:15AM  Stock Market News For Aug 23, 2018 Zacks
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-16-18 09:51AM  Should VictoryShares US 500 Volatility Wtd ETF (CFA) Be on Your Investing Radar? Zacks
Aug-10-18 08:06AM  Here's Why You Should Hold on to Ecolab (ECL) Stock Now Zacks
Aug-06-18 09:29PM  Edited Transcript of ECL earnings conference call or presentation 31-Jul-18 5:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
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
08:02AM  Ecolab Grows Second-Quarter 2018 Earnings 20% on Strong Pricing Gains Motley Fool
Jul-31-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for August 8, 2018 Business Wire
12:08PM  Ecolab (ECL) Q2 Earnings In Line, Revenues Beat Estimates Zacks
09:45AM  Ecolab (ECL) Q2 Earnings Meet Estimates Zacks
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
08:47AM  Chemical Stock Earnings to Watch on Jul 31: ECL, HUN & More Zacks
Jul-19-18 08:55AM  Will Global Industrial Unit Boost Ecolab's (ECL) Q2 Earnings? Zacks
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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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
BILLER LESLIE SDirectorNov 30Sale160.402,811450,88457,842Dec 03 05:40 PM
BAKER DOUGLAS M JRChairman and CEONov 07Option Exercise48.0640,0251,923,401558,017Nov 09 04:44 PM
BAKER DOUGLAS M JRChairman and CEONov 07Sale160.2040,0256,411,925517,992Nov 09 04:44 PM
Busch Angela MEVP - Corp & Bus DevNov 06Option Exercise35.632,00071,26021,937Nov 08 04:53 PM
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