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ECL

Ecolab NYSE:ECL Stock Report

Last Price

US$152.33

Market Cap

US$43.4b

7D

-0.4%

1Y

-18.1%

Updated

29 Jan, 2023

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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
Valuation1/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health2/6
Dividends4/6

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Ecolab
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$152.33
52 Week HighUS$193.42
52 Week LowUS$131.04
Beta1.0
1 Month Change4.65%
3 Month Change-3.02%
1 Year Change-18.14%
3 Year Change-22.32%
5 Year Change11.14%
Change since IPO4,138.75%

Recent News & Updates

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?

Recent updates

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?

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

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

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

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 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

Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Jun 23
Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

We Think Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Apr 29
We Think Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

When Should You Buy Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)?

Apr 15
When Should You Buy Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)?

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

Apr 03
Estimating The Fair Value Of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)

Return Trends At Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Aren't Appealing

Mar 08
Return Trends At Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Aren't Appealing

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

Jan 25
These 4 Measures Indicate That Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Should You Investigate Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) At US$226?

Jan 13
Should You Investigate Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) At US$226?

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

Jan 01
Calculating The Fair Value Of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)

Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Is Increasing Its Dividend To US$0.51

Dec 06
Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Is Increasing Its Dividend To US$0.51

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

Nov 29
Slowing Rates Of Return At Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Leave Little Room For Excitement

Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Oct 15
Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Is Now An Opportune Moment To Examine Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)?

Oct 03
Is Now An Opportune Moment To Examine Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)?

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

Sep 21
A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)

Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Will Be Hoping To Turn Its Returns On Capital Around

Aug 08
Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Will Be Hoping To Turn Its Returns On Capital Around

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

Jul 03
Does Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

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

Jun 21
Calculating The Fair Value Of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)?

Jun 04
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)?

Here's What's Concerning About Ecolab's (NYSE:ECL) Returns On Capital

May 10
Here's What's Concerning About Ecolab's (NYSE:ECL) Returns On Capital

Shareholder Returns

ECLUS ChemicalsUS Market
7D-0.4%1.0%2.8%
1Y-18.1%0.4%-9.2%

Return vs Industry: ECL underperformed the US Chemicals industry which returned 0.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ECL underperformed the US Market which returned -9.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ECL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ECL volatility
ECL Average Weekly Movement5.1%
Chemicals Industry Average Movement5.9%
Market Average Movement6.9%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market17.3%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: ECL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ECL's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
192347,000Christophe Beckhttps://www.ecolab.com

Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene, and infection prevention solutions and services in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Global Industrial, Global Institutional & Specialty, and Global Healthcare & Life Sciences segments. 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$43.39b
Earnings (TTM)US$1.13b
Revenue (TTM)US$13.88b

38.5x

P/E Ratio

3.1x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ECL income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$13.88b
Cost of RevenueUS$8.54b
Gross ProfitUS$5.34b
Other ExpensesUS$4.21b
EarningsUS$1.13b

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Feb 14, 2023

Earnings per share (EPS)3.96
Gross Margin38.48%
Net Profit Margin8.13%
Debt/Equity Ratio120.1%

How did ECL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

1.4%

Current Dividend Yield

52%

Payout Ratio