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ECL [NYSE]
Ecolab Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E32.67 EPS (ttm)4.59 Insider Own0.40% Shs Outstand288.76M Perf Week6.53%
Market Cap43.27B Forward P/E25.13 EPS next Y5.96 Insider Trans183.67% Shs Float287.02M Perf Month9.79%
Income1.35B PEG2.62 EPS next Q0.90 Inst Own90.50% Short Float2.67% Perf Quarter9.03%
Sales13.84B P/S3.13 EPS this Y10.60% Inst Trans0.03% Short Ratio5.07 Perf Half Y11.45%
Book/sh26.36 P/B5.68 EPS next Y11.54% ROA7.70% Target Price147.58 Perf Year19.58%
Cash/sh0.82 P/C182.10 EPS next 5Y12.47% ROE21.10% 52W Range124.57 - 148.51 Perf YTD11.67%
Dividend1.64 P/FCF27.67 EPS past 5Y14.30% ROI10.80% 52W High0.90% Beta1.00
Dividend %1.09% Quick Ratio0.90 Sales past 5Y3.20% Gross Margin46.80% 52W Low20.29% ATR2.54
Employees48400 Current Ratio1.30 Sales Q/Q8.90% Oper. Margin14.60% RSI (14)75.39 Volatility1.91% 1.90%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.96 EPS Q/Q11.40% Profit Margin10.90% Rel Volume0.94 Prev Close148.07
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.89 EarningsMay 01 BMO Payout28.40% Avg Volume1.51M Price149.84
Recom2.30 SMA208.09% SMA5011.25% SMA20012.27% Volume1,416,133 Change1.20%
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
Feb-24-16Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $124 → $118
Feb-24-16Reiterated Canaccord Genuity Buy $128 → $120
Apr-18-18 10:25AM  Ecolab Stock Has Been Cleaning Up -- And It's Not Done TheStreet.com
Apr-17-18 07:03PM  Cramer's lightning round: Don't buy Dr. Pepper until afte... CNBC Videos
06:50PM  Cramer's lightning round: Don't buy Dr. Pepper until after its merger CNBC
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
Apr-03-18 02:52PM  Well short of jobs goals, Kay Chemical hasn't been paid incentives - but there's still time American City Business Journals
Apr-02-18 07:44AM  Ecolab buys former Coca-Cola site as it prepares to commission $27M expansion American City Business Journals
Mar-29-18 07:39AM  With A -87.86% Earnings Drop, Did easyCALLpl S.A. (WSE:ECL) Really Underperform? Simply Wall St.
Mar-27-18 05:18PM  Does Ecolab Incs (NYSE:ECL) Debt Level Pose A Problem? Simply Wall St.
04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call on May 1 Business Wire
01:18PM  Best ETFs for 2018: The Case for the Powershares Water ETF Still Holds Water InvestorPlace
Mar-22-18 04:26PM  Top Stock Reports for Amgen, FedEx & Thermo Fisher Zacks
11:40AM  Why Is Ecolab (ECL) Up 3.7% Since Its Last Earnings Report? Zacks
Mar-21-18 08:36AM  3 'Must-Buy' Stocks For 6% Dividends And 100% Payout Growth Forbes
Mar-19-18 07:20AM  Insider Buys Of The Week: Ecolab, BNY Mellon And More Benzinga
Mar-17-18 09:30AM  Does easyCALLpl S.A.s (WSE:ECL) PE Ratio Warrant A Sell? Simply Wall St.
Mar-15-18 10:30AM  [$$] Bill Gates Buys $50 Million More in Ecolab Stock Barrons.com
10:14AM  Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL): What We Can Expect From This Growth Stock Simply Wall St.
Mar-12-18 04:17PM  3 Stocks for Retirees to Grow Their Nest Egg Motley Fool
01:01PM  [$$] Bill Gates Buys $177 Million in Ecolab Stock Barrons.com
08:32AM  Benzinga's Insider Buys Of The Week: Ecolab, Mondelez, Transocean And More Benzinga
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
08:00AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Kraft Heinz, EOG, CME, TJX and Ecolab Zacks
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
Feb-07-18 08:43AM  5 Dividends Up To 12%: 2 Winners, 3 Traps Forbes
Feb-06-18 08:30AM  Ecolab Sells Oilfield Equipment Fabrication Unit Business Wire
Jan-28-18 10:04AM  The 10 Top Picks For 2018 From Argus Research Forbes
Jan-23-18 02:38PM  3 Growth-Driven Dividend Aristocrats to Buy InvestorPlace
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
07:45AM  Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Barnes & Noble, Ecolab, Genuine Parts, AquaVenture, WesBanco, and Tower International Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance Indications GlobeNewswire
Jan-16-18 08:06AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Ecolab Inc. Markit
Jan-15-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call on February 20 Business Wire
Jan-12-18 08:01AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Ecolab Inc. Markit
Jan-11-18 08:01AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Ecolab Inc. Markit
Jan-10-18 12:15PM  Best ETFs for 2018: Powershares Water Resource Portfolio Is a Pack Leader InvestorPlace
Jan-09-18 05:13PM  Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL): What Are The Future Prospects? Simply Wall St.
Jan-04-18 04:57PM  Ecolab (ECL) Acquires Cascade Water, Boosts Water Business Zacks
Jan-02-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Acquires Cascade Water Services Business Wire
Dec-21-17 12:45PM  Techstars, Cargill, Ecolab team up on 'Farm to Fork' startup accelerator American City Business Journals
Dec-20-17 10:54AM  Ecolab, Inc. : ECL-US: Dividend Analysis : December 19th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : December 20, 2017 Capital Cube
Dec-19-17 08:05AM  Ecolab, Cargill and Techstars Launch Accelerator Program Zacks
Dec-18-17 08:29PM  Partnering with Techstars and Ecolab, ag giant Cargill returns to tech investing TechCrunch
04:45PM  Techstars, Cargill and Ecolab team up to launch Farm to Fork startup accelerator American City Business Journals
03:24PM  ETFs with exposure to Ecolab, Inc. : December 18, 2017 Capital Cube
11:00AM  Ecolab Partners With Cargill and Techstars to Launch Farm to Fork Accelerator in the Twin Cities Business Wire
08:30AM  Ecolab Reaches Second in Latest Newsweek Green Rankings Business Wire
Dec-14-17 05:55AM  Is Ecolab Incs (NYSE:ECL) PE Ratio A Signal To Sell For Investors? Simply Wall St.
Dec-12-17 04:30PM  Ecolab Named One of Americas Most Just Companies in 2017 by Forbes and JUST Capital Business Wire
Dec-07-17 04:30PM  Ecolab Increases Cash Dividend 11% Business Wire
Dec-05-17 09:12AM  Ecolab Focuses on Pest Elimination, Acquires 3 Companies Zacks
08:30AM  Ecolab Purchases Arpal Group Business Wire
07:40AM  Free Post Earnings Research Report: Ecolabs Net Revenue Grew 5%; Adjusted EPS Advanced 7% ACCESSWIRE
Dec-04-17 04:30PM  Ecolab Expands U.S. Pest Elimination Business Business Wire
08:03AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Ecolab Inc. Markit
Dec-01-17 04:01PM  Ecolab Announces Pricing Terms of Exchange Offer Business Wire
09:00AM  Ecolab Announces Early Participation Date Results for Exchange Offer Business Wire
Nov-30-17 04:30PM  Ecolab Institutes New Parental Leave Policy Business Wire
Nov-20-17 04:50PM  Nalco's Water University provides hands-on training in water conservation and recycling American City Business Journals
04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for November 28, 2017 Business Wire
08:20AM  Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Vector Group, NovoCure, ORBCOMM, Ecolab, Bank of America, and Viking Therapeutics Discovering Underlying Factors of Influence GlobeNewswire
Nov-17-17 07:16AM  Ecolab (ECL) to Refinance $375M Worth of Notes, Reduce Debt Zacks
Nov-16-17 09:15PM  Ecolab Announces Offer to Exchange Its Outstanding 5.500% Notes Due 2041 (CUSIP 278865 AM2) for up to $375 Million of Its 3.950% Notes Due 2047 Business Wire
11:57AM  Ecolab Inc. -- Moody's assigns Baa1 rating to Ecolab's new notes Moody's
09:45AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Ecolab Inc. Markit
Nov-14-17 10:05AM  Ecolab, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ECL-US : November 14, 2017 Capital Cube
Nov-13-17 12:14PM  ETFs with exposure to Ecolab, Inc. : November 13, 2017 Capital Cube
Nov-11-17 08:11AM  2 Dividend Aristocrats To Buy, And 2 To Sell Now Forbes
Nov-10-17 03:56AM  The Quiet Dividend Aristocrats: 2 Winners, 2 Losers Harvest Exchange
Nov-09-17 10:54AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Ecolab Inc. Markit
Nov-02-17 03:51PM  Top Research Reports for Citigroup, Qualcomm and Aetna Zacks
Nov-01-17 04:30PM  Ecolab Completes Sale of Equipment Care Business to Audax Business Wire
03:55PM  Edited Transcript of ECL earnings conference call or presentation 31-Oct-17 5:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
02:30PM  Ecolab (ECL) Q3 2017 Earnings Conference Call Transcript Motley Fool
01:10PM  Ecolab, Inc. Value Analysis (NYSE:ECL) : November 1, 2017 Capital Cube
09:47AM  Don't Let the Hurricanes' Impact on Ecolab's Earnings Distract You From Its Strong Quarter Motley Fool
Oct-31-17 12:14PM  Ecolab (ECL) Beats Earnings & Revenues in Q3, Cuts 2017 View Zacks
10:05AM  Will Ecolab Incs (ECL) Earnings Grow Over The Next Year? Simply Wall St.
09:02AM  Ecolab (ECL) Q3 Earnings Beat Estimates, Revenues Top Zacks
08:41AM  Ecolab tops Street 3Q forecasts Associated Press
08:38AM  Ecolab, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ECL-US : October 31, 2017 Capital Cube
08:34AM  Ecolab Third Quarter Reported Diluted EPS $1.34; Adjusted Diluted EPS $1.37, +7%; Includes $0.04 Hurricane Impact; Full Year 2017 Adjusted Diluted EPS Forecast Revised to $4.65 to $4.75 Business Wire
Oct-30-17 10:29AM  Ecolab (ECL) to Report Q3 Earnings: Will It Disappoint? Zacks
Oct-27-17 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for November 7 Business Wire
Oct-26-17 08:04AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Ecolab Inc. Markit
Oct-24-17 08:30AM  Ecolab Named to CDP Water Leadership List Business Wire
Oct-23-17 10:33AM  ETFs with exposure to Ecolab, Inc. : October 23, 2017 Capital Cube
08:30AM  Survey: Business Water Management Efforts Are Still a Drop in the Bucket Business Wire
08:02AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Ecolab Inc. Markit
Oct-19-17 08:04AM  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
Hickey Michael AEVP & Pres. Global Inst.Dec 05Option Exercise48.0619,300927,46262,583Dec 07 06:25 PM
SCHMECHEL DANIEL JChief Financial OfficerDec 05Option Exercise45.6714,500662,143149,089Dec 07 06:38 PM
Hickey Michael AEVP & Pres. Global Inst.Dec 05Sale137.5419,3002,654,48343,283Dec 07 06:25 PM
HANDLEY THOMAS WPresident and COODec 05Sale137.5011,6441,601,09774,842Dec 06 05:19 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
Taylor Stephen MEVP and Pres. - Nalco ChampionJun 09Sale133.0623,1513,080,44944,466Jun 13 05:02 PM
LAVANDIER BRUNOSVP & Corporate ControllerJun 06Option Exercise55.601,00055,5958,922Jun 08 04:45 PM
LAVANDIER BRUNOSVP & Corporate ControllerJun 06Sale133.521,000133,5227,922Jun 08 04:45 PM
McCormick Michael C.Ex.VP, GC & Asst. SecretaryJun 02Option Exercise48.068,700418,07956,189Jun 06 04:41 PM
Hickey Michael AEVP & Pres. Global Inst.May 30Option Exercise45.6713,700625,61157,342Jun 01 05:18 PM
Hickey Michael AEVP & Pres. Global Inst.May 30Sale131.3013,7001,798,74243,642Jun 01 05:18 PM
Beck ChristopheEVP & Pres-Global Nalco WaterMay 19Sale127.116,959884,56521,419May 19 04:32 PM
Beck ChristopheEVP & Pres-Global Nalco WaterMay 17Option Exercise45.6721,000958,96542,419May 19 04:32 PM
HANDLEY THOMAS WPresident and COOMay 08Option Exercise45.6731,4001,433,88145,230May 10 04:55 PM
Casale Carl MDirectorMay 05Buy126.335,000631,65511,495May 05 04:46 PM