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ECL [NYSE]
Ecolab Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E34.01 EPS (ttm)5.34 Insider Own0.50% Shs Outstand289.27M Perf Week0.25%
Market Cap52.51B Forward P/E27.37 EPS next Y6.63 Insider Trans-19.20% Shs Float286.85M Perf Month-0.78%
Income1.56B PEG2.54 EPS next Q1.41 Inst Own88.40% Short Float1.74% Perf Quarter11.04%
Sales14.70B P/S3.57 EPS this Y14.10% Inst Trans0.05% Short Ratio4.86 Perf Half Y15.24%
Book/sh28.52 P/B6.37 EPS next Y12.25% ROA7.30% Target Price185.56 Perf Year22.90%
Cash/sh0.33 P/C544.72 EPS next 5Y13.37% ROE18.50% 52W Range135.77 - 186.34 Perf YTD23.20%
Dividend1.84 P/FCF63.78 EPS past 5Y10.50% ROI11.20% 52W High-2.58% Beta0.89
Dividend %1.01% Quick Ratio0.70 Sales past 5Y2.00% Gross Margin41.30% 52W Low33.70% ATR2.81
Employees49000 Current Ratio1.10 Sales Q/Q1.00% Oper. Margin13.30% RSI (14)51.44 Volatility1.37% 1.48%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.87 EPS Q/Q12.80% Profit Margin10.10% Rel Volume0.83 Prev Close182.18
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.73 EarningsApr 30 BMO Payout33.00% Avg Volume1.03M Price181.53
Recom2.50 SMA20-0.51% SMA501.19% SMA20013.27% Volume853,442 Change-0.36%
May-01-19Reiterated BofA/Merrill Buy $178 → $200
Apr-18-19Downgrade UBS Buy → Neutral $180 → $186
Feb-20-19Downgrade JP Morgan Overweight → Neutral $157 → $167
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
May-17-19 08:30AM  Ecolab's Advanced Health Department Intelligence Program Honored with 2019 Kitchen Innovations Award Business Wire
May-08-19 03:42PM  Ecolab's Doug Baker throws support behind Uptown-to-downtown St. Paul rapid-transit line American City Business Journals
May-07-19 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for May 15, 2019 Business Wire
May-03-19 10:26AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Apple, Microsoft, General Electric, Ecolab and Celgene Zacks
May-02-19 06:57PM  Edited Transcript of ECL earnings conference call or presentation 30-Apr-19 5:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
04:30PM  Ecolab Annual Meeting Results Announced Business Wire
03:08PM  Top Analyst Reports for Apple, Microsoft & General Electric Zacks
12:40PM  Ecolab Declares Regular Dividend Business Wire
Apr-30-19 07:19PM  Ecolab Inc (ECL) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript Motley Fool
04:46PM  Ecolab Rides 44% Tax Expense Reduction to a Strong 2019 Start Motley Fool
04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for May 7, 2019 Business Wire
09:57AM  Ecolab (ECL) Earnings Beat, Revenues Miss Estimates in Q1 Zacks
09:45AM  Ecolab (ECL) Q1 Earnings Surpass Estimates Zacks
08:36AM  Ecolab: 1Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
08:30AM  Ecolab First Quarter Reported Diluted EPS $1.01; Adjusted Diluted EPS $1.03, +13%; 2019 Adjusted Diluted EPS Forecast Remains $5.80 to $6.00, +10% to 14% Business Wire
Apr-29-19 06:43PM  Ecolab Expected to Earn $1.02 a Share TheStreet.com
Apr-27-19 06:00AM  Morningstar Runs the Numbers Morningstar
Apr-24-19 04:30PM  Ecolab to Webcast Annual Meeting on May 2, 2019 Business Wire
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10:46AM  Can Global Industrial Unit Fuel Ecolab's (ECL) Q1 Earnings? Zacks
Apr-23-19 10:32AM  Ecolab (ECL) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth Zacks
Apr-22-19 07:00AM  The Best Way to Play Rising Fresh Water Costs Morningstar
Apr-19-19 08:01AM  Orbie Awards finalists bring years of experience, leadership to CIO roles American City Business Journals
05:00AM  2019 Twin Cities CIO of the Year Orbie Awards Finalist: Anil Arcalgud, EVP and CIO, Ecolab Inc. American City Business Journals
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Apr-05-19 07:28AM  Ecolab joins campaign for LGBTQ Equality Act American City Business Journals
Mar-28-19 06:10AM  Report by Nature Conservancy, Ecolab urges greater protection for Mississippi River American City Business Journals
Mar-27-19 11:42PM  Were Hedge Funds Right About Ecolab Inc. (ECL)? Insider Monkey
Mar-26-19 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call on April 30 Business Wire
11:37AM  Can You Imagine How Ecolabs (NYSE:ECL) Shareholders Feel About The 61% Share Price Increase? Simply Wall St.
Mar-22-19 03:34PM  Here's Why You Should Retain Ecolab Stock in Your Portfolio Zacks
Mar-21-19 09:30AM  Why Is Ecolab (ECL) Up 5.6% Since Last Earnings Report? Zacks
08:30AM  Ecolab-GreenBiz Survey Finds Corporations Still Struggle to Translate Water Goals into Action on the Ground Business Wire
Mar-19-19 12:54PM  Ecolab president and COO Thomas Handley to retire American City Business Journals
Mar-18-19 08:30AM  Christophe Beck Named Ecolab President and COO; Thomas Handley to Lead Upstream Spin-off Until Retirement Business Wire
08:17AM  Should You Invest in the Fidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF (FMAT)? Zacks
Mar-14-19 01:11PM  How Companies Are Confronting the New Normal of Water Scarcity Barrons.com
08:30AM  Ecolab Launches Smart Water Navigator to Help Companies Improve Water Management Business Wire
Mar-05-19 09:15PM  Ecolab Inc (ECL) Chairman and CEO Douglas M Jr Baker Sold $26.7 million of Shares GuruFocus.com
Mar-04-19 09:19AM  Are Ecolab Inc.s (NYSE:ECL) Returns On Investment Worth Your While? Simply Wall St.
Mar-01-19 07:48AM  Ecolab Inc (ECL) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018 GuruFocus.com
Feb-26-19 08:40AM  Ethisphere Names Ecolab One of the World's Most Ethical Companies for 13th Consecutive Year PR Newswire
Feb-22-19 11:28AM  Ecolab Declares Regular Dividend PR Newswire
09:30AM  ICL vs. ECL: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now? Zacks
Feb-21-19 08:20AM  Report: Developing Opportunities within Pivotal Software, Ecolab, PDC Energy, Intuitive Surgical, Ducommun, and Hurco Companies Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2019 GlobeNewswire
Feb-20-19 11:56PM  Edited Transcript of ECL earnings conference call or presentation 19-Feb-19 6:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
11:04AM  Ecolab Expects Double-Digit Earnings Growth in 2019 (Sort of) Motley Fool
08:30AM  Ecolab Contributes Nearly $17 Million to Communities in 2018 PR Newswire
08:20AM  Ecolab says automation, efficiency moves will save $325 million American City Business Journals
Feb-19-19 07:31PM  Ecolab Inc. (ECL) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript Motley Fool
10:38AM  Ecolab (ECL) Earnings and Revenues Match Estimates in Q4 Zacks
08:55AM  Ecolab: 4Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
08:30AM  Ecolab Fourth Quarter Reported Diluted EPS $1.35; Adjusted Diluted EPS $1.54, +12%; 2019 Adjusted Diluted EPS Forecast $5.80 to $6.00 +10% to 14% Business Wire
Feb-18-19 03:42PM  Who are Procter & Gamble's main competitors? Investopedia
Feb-14-19 09:47AM  BGL Announces the Sale of Bioquell to Ecolab PR Newswire
Feb-12-19 10:30AM  Ecolab (ECL) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Next Week's Release Zacks
08:14AM  Best Buy tops Barron's 'Most Sustainable Companies' list American City Business Journals
Feb-11-19 08:22AM  Can Global Industrial Unit Aid Ecolab's (ECL) Q4 Earnings? Zacks
Feb-08-19 03:20PM  Ecolab buys Swiss hospitality training company American City Business Journals
08:58AM  Ecolab (ECL) Reports Preliminary Q4 Results, Issues Guidance Zacks
08:08AM  Ecolab Acquires Online Training Provider Lobster Ink Business Wire
Feb-06-19 11:06AM  Brief Commentary On Ecolab Inc.s (NYSE:ECL) Fundamentals Simply Wall St.
Feb-05-19 07:55AM  Ecolab spinning off $2.4B business that sells to oil producers American City Business Journals
Feb-04-19 05:35PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call on February 5 Business Wire
05:00PM  Ecolab Announces Plan to Spin off Its Upstream Energy Business as an Independent Public Company; Expects Fourth Quarter 2018 Diluted EPS of $1.48, with Adjusted Diluted EPS of $1.54; Forecasts 10%-14% Full Year 2019 Adjusted EPS Growth Business Wire
Jan-23-19 09:25AM  3 ETFs to Play China-Driven Basic Materials Breakout Investopedia
Jan-17-19 03:20PM  Ecolab closes on British company Bioquell for $178 million American City Business Journals
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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
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Nov-16-18 04:30PM  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for November 27, 2018 Business Wire
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Nov-09-18 06:15PM  Ecolab Inc (ECL) Chairman and CEO Douglas M Jr Baker Sold $6.4 million of Shares GuruFocus.com
Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services worldwide. The company operates through Global Industrial, Global Institutional, Global Energy, and Other segments. The Global Industrial segment offers water treatment and process applications, and cleaning and sanitizing solutions primarily to industrial customers within the manufacturing, food and beverage processing, transportation, chemical, primary metals and mining, power generation, pulp and paper, pharmaceutical, and commercial laundry. The Global Institutional segment provides specialized cleaning and sanitizing products to the foodservice, hospitality, lodging, healthcare, government, education, and retail industries. The Global Energy segment offers the process chemicals and water treatment needs of the petroleum and petrochemical industries in upstream and downstream applications under the Nalco Champion name. This segment also provides additives for drilling and well stimulation, corrosion inhibitors, oil and water separation, scale control, paraffin and asphaltene control, biocides, hydrate control, hydrogen sulfide removal, oil dispersants, foamers and anti-foamers, flow improvers, anti-foulants, crude desalting, monomer inhibitors, anti-oxidants, fuel and lubricant additives, and water treatment. The Other segment 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. This segment also produces and sells colloidal silica for binding and polishing applications in semiconductor, catalyst, and aerospace component manufacturing, as well as chemical industries. Ecolab Inc. sells its products through field sales and corporate account personnel, distributors, and dealers. The company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Wyant Jill SEVP & Pres - Global RGNs & HCMay 07Option Exercise51.9423,9001,241,25747,018May 09 05:51 PM
Wyant Jill SEVP & Pres - Global RGNs & HCMay 07Sale179.1429,3005,248,69217,718May 09 05:51 PM
LAVANDIER BRUNOSVP & Corporate ControllerMay 02Sale183.272,969544,1207,732May 03 05:32 PM
HANDLEY THOMAS WPresident and COOMar 18Option Exercise71.5452,2003,734,388184,794Mar 20 05:16 PM
Mulhere Timothy PEVP & Pres - Global InstMar 18Option Exercise48.0611,600557,49634,666Mar 20 05:22 PM
HANDLEY THOMAS WPresident and COOMar 18Sale174.1872,52612,632,878112,268Mar 20 05:16 PM
Mulhere Timothy PEVP & Pres - Global InstMar 18Sale174.3911,6002,022,87923,066Mar 20 05:22 PM
Busch Angela MEVP - Corp & Bus DevMar 13Sale172.263,027521,43118,907Mar 15 05:09 PM
REICH VICTORIADirectorMar 07Option Exercise51.744,200217,28723,467Mar 08 06:24 PM
REICH VICTORIADirectorMar 07Sale170.074,200714,31119,267Mar 08 06:24 PM
MacLennan DavidDirectorMar 06Buy171.051,000171,0503,500Mar 08 06:18 PM
Inchaustegui RobertoEVP & Pres-Global Serv & SpecMar 04Option Exercise65.3737,2002,431,68064,032Mar 05 07:17 PM
Inchaustegui RobertoEVP & Pres-Global Serv & SpecMar 04Sale169.0837,2006,289,61626,832Mar 05 07:17 PM
BAKER DOUGLAS M JRChairman and CEOMar 01Option Exercise55.60192,10010,679,800728,160Mar 05 07:06 PM
Berger Larry LEVP & CTOMar 01Option Exercise103.278,910920,09142,964Mar 05 07:10 PM
SCHMECHEL DANIEL JCFO and TreasurerMar 01Option Exercise55.6015,400856,163171,040Mar 05 07:13 PM
SCHMECHEL DANIEL JCFO and TreasurerMar 01Sale169.939,7991,665,173161,241Mar 05 07:13 PM
Berger Larry LEVP & CTOMar 01Sale170.3512,2122,080,26530,752Mar 05 07:10 PM
BAKER DOUGLAS M JRChairman and CEOMar 01Sale170.14157,12526,732,462571,035Mar 05 07:06 PM
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ZILLMER JOHN JDirectorFeb 11Option Exercise38.635,200200,85029,236Feb 13 05:36 PM
BILLER LESLIE SDirectorNov 30Sale160.402,811450,88457,842Dec 03 05:40 PM
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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