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Ecolab NYSE:ECL Stock Report

Last Price

US$219.21

Market Cap

US$62.7b

7D

-0.7%

1Y

33.4%

Updated

18 Apr, 2024

Data

Company Financials +

ECL Stock Overview

Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene, and infection prevention solutions and services in the United States and internationally.

ECL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends4/6

Ecolab Inc. Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Ecolab
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$219.21
52 Week HighUS$231.86
52 Week LowUS$156.72
Beta1.1
1 Month Change-3.58%
3 Month Change9.68%
1 Year Change33.38%
3 Year Change-1.05%
5 Year Change19.53%
Change since IPO15,149.39%

Recent News & Updates

Recent updates

Slowing Rates Of Return At Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Leave Little Room For Excitement

Apr 01
Slowing Rates Of Return At Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Leave Little Room For Excitement

Ecolab: This Dividend Aristocrat Is Set To Benefit From Artificial Intelligence In A Big Way

Mar 30

Is Now The Time To Put Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) On Your Watchlist?

Mar 08
Is Now The Time To Put Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) On Your Watchlist?

Ecolab Is An Excellent Business At The Wrong Price

Feb 20

Is Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) A Risky Investment?

Jan 25
Is Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) A Risky Investment?

Ecolab: Anticipating Organic Growth In FY24 Driven By Pricing; But Stock Overvalued

Jan 23

Is There Now An Opportunity In Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)?

Jan 03
Is There Now An Opportunity In Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)?

Ecolab's (NYSE:ECL) Returns Have Hit A Wall

Dec 23
Ecolab's (NYSE:ECL) Returns Have Hit A Wall

Ecolab: Great Company But Too Expensive

Dec 22

Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Has Announced That It Will Be Increasing Its Dividend To $0.57

Dec 12
Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Has Announced That It Will Be Increasing Its Dividend To $0.57

Ecolab: Paying 7x Net Assets Pushes Investor ROE To 2.5%

Dec 05

Should You Be Adding Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) To Your Watchlist Today?

Nov 29
Should You Be Adding Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) To Your Watchlist Today?

Is Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) Worth US$178 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

Nov 13
Is Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) Worth US$178 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

These 4 Measures Indicate That Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Sep 26
These 4 Measures Indicate That Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Ecolab Still Has Significant Upside, Despite Its Rally This Year

Sep 18

Returns On Capital At Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Have Hit The Brakes

Sep 11
Returns On Capital At Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Have Hit The Brakes

Should You Investigate Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) At US$184?

Aug 15
Should You Investigate Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) At US$184?

Estimating The Fair Value Of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)

Jul 21
Estimating The Fair Value Of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)

Ecolab: A High Premium To Pay Right Now

Jul 06

Is Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) A Risky Investment?

Jun 26
Is Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) A Risky Investment?

Returns On Capital At Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Have Stalled

May 29
Returns On Capital At Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Have Stalled

Should You Think About Buying Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) Now?

May 05
Should You Think About Buying Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) Now?

A Look At The Fair Value Of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)

Apr 21
A Look At The Fair Value Of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)

Here's Why Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Mar 13
Here's Why Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.53

Feb 27
Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.53

Ecolab declares $0.53 dividend

Feb 24

Ecolab Non-GAAP EPS of $1.27 beats by $0.02, revenue of $3.67B misses by $20M

Feb 14

Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Has Some Way To Go To Become A Multi-Bagger

Feb 12
Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Has Some Way To Go To Become A Multi-Bagger

Ecolab Has Become Attractive For Patient Investors

Jan 21

Estimating The Fair Value Of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)

Jan 18
Estimating The Fair Value Of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)

Should You Investigate Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) At US$145?

Jan 06
Should You Investigate Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) At US$145?

Ecolab raises dividend by 3.9% to $0.53 /share

Dec 08

Does Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Nov 28
Does Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Ecolab: Unfavorable FX And Higher Interest Rates To Consider

Nov 11

Ecolab Q3 2022 Earnings Preview

Oct 31

Ecolab: Shares Remain Too Expensive Given Growth Headwinds

Oct 19

Ecolab Inc.'s (NYSE:ECL) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 52% Above Its Share Price

Oct 11
Ecolab Inc.'s (NYSE:ECL) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 52% Above Its Share Price

Returns On Capital At Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Have Hit The Brakes

Sep 29
Returns On Capital At Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Have Hit The Brakes

Ecolab appoints Darrell Brown as new COO

Sep 27

Here's Why Bill Gates Loves Ecolab

Aug 21

Is There Now An Opportunity In Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)?

Aug 12
Is There Now An Opportunity In Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)?

Is Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) A Risky Investment?

Jul 31
Is Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) A Risky Investment?

Ecolab Q2 2022 Earnings Preview

Jul 25

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) Shares Could Be 27% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Jul 05
Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) Shares Could Be 27% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Shareholder Returns

ECLUS ChemicalsUS Market
7D-0.7%-2.9%-3.7%
1Y33.4%5.6%20.2%

Return vs Industry: ECL exceeded the US Chemicals industry which returned 5.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ECL exceeded the US Market which returned 20.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ECL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ECL volatility
ECL Average Weekly Movement3.2%
Chemicals Industry Average Movement5.5%
Market Average Movement6.0%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.6%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.0%

Stable Share Price: ECL has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: ECL's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
192348,000Christophe Beckwww.ecolab.com

Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene, and infection prevention solutions and services in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Global Industrial; Global Institutional & Specialty; and Global Healthcare & Life Sciences. The Global Industrial segment offers water treatment and process applications, and cleaning and sanitizing solutions to manufacturing, food and beverage processing, transportation, chemical, metals and mining, power generation, pulp and paper, commercial laundry, petroleum, refining, and petrochemical industries.

Ecolab Inc. Fundamentals Summary

How do Ecolab's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ECL fundamental statistics
Market capUS$62.67b
Earnings (TTM)US$1.37b
Revenue (TTM)US$15.32b

45.7x

P/E Ratio

4.1x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
ECL income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$15.32b
Cost of RevenueUS$9.13b
Gross ProfitUS$6.19b
Other ExpensesUS$4.82b
EarningsUS$1.37b

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2023

Next Earnings Date

Apr 30, 2024

Earnings per share (EPS)4.80
Gross Margin40.39%
Net Profit Margin8.96%
Debt/Equity Ratio101.2%

How did ECL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

1.0%

Current Dividend Yield

45%

Payout Ratio
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