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112.41
-0.29
-0.26%
After Hours :
113.03
+0.62
+0.55%

Open

112.92

Previous Close

112.70

Volume (Avg)

1.40M (924.23k)

Day's Range

112.39-114.15

52Wk Range

97.65-118.46

Market Cap.

33.77B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

1.10 (0.98%)

Beta

0.65

Shares Outstanding

299.63M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

31.55 (3.58)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Speciality Chemicals
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Outperform
    • Revenue

    • 13.25B

    • Net Income

    • 967.80M

    • Market Cap.

    • 33.77B

    • Enterprise Value

    • 40.71B

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 7.87

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.85

    • Beta

    • 0.65

    • Forward P/E

    • 23.36

    • Price/Sales

    • 2.48

    • Price/Book Value

    • 4.56

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 20.37

      • EBITDA

      • 2.09B

      • Return on Capital %

      • 5.59

      • Return on Equity %

      • 15.60

      • Return on Assets %

      • 5.59

      • Book Value/Share

      • 24.71

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 299.63M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • 2:1 (6/9/2003)

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.28 (9/12/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 8/7/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Outperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 125.17

        • Credit Rating

        • BBB+

        • Analysts

        • 9

        • EPS Estimate

        • 4.83

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 7.48

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 6.90

          • 5.87

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 37.50

          • 23.06

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 46.10

          • 20.00

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 16.65

          • 12.02

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 16.60

          • 21.10

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 12.73

          • 31.83

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 45.38

            • 26.24

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 11.07

            • 12.63

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 7.87

            • 10.27

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 47.90

            • 41.62

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 10.20

            • 13.10

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 7.20

            • 72.44B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.75

              • 0.72

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.20

              • 1.89

              • Quick Ratio

              • 0.71

              • 1.12

              • Interest Coverage

              • 6.62

              • 12.64

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 2.65

              • 2.62

              • Book Value/Share

              • 24.71

              • 16.97

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 31.55

                • 21.28

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 33.11

                • 223.98

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 11.36

                • 73.46

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 2.48

                • 1.71

                • Price/Book Value

                • 4.56

                • 4.21

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 20.37

                • 14.93

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 3.73M

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 4.70

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 1.41

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • 3.62M

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • 0.01

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 29.49

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 8/7/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 9/12/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • 2:1

                    • Last Split Date

                    • 6/9/2003

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 15.60

                        (17.50)

                      • 30.75

                        (24.67)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 5.59

                        (6.50)

                      • 11.69

                        (8.21)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 9.02

                        (11.60)

                      • 16.93

                        (12.45)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 24.17k

                      • 64.81k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • 5.47

                      • 6.72

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 0.71

                      • 1.14

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      1.56B
                      Operating Margin
                      11.78
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      20.37
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      77.04%

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      31.81%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      36.81%

                      Float

                      87.91%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      0.82%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        4,403,536

                      • 0.28

                      • 1.47

                      • Fidelity® Contrafund® Fund

                      •  

                        4,394,594

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.47

                      • T. Rowe Price Growth Stock Fund

                      •  

                        4,070,100

                      • -5.79

                      • 1.36

                      • Vanguard Dividend Growth Fund

                      •  

                        3,437,481

                      • 2.01

                      • 1.15

                      • T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Fund

                      •  

                        2,820,200

                      • 3.27

                      • 0.94

                      • Vanguard Five Hundred Index Fund

                      •  

                        2,799,536

                      • 0.04

                      • 0.93

                      • Davis New York Venture Fund

                      •  

                        2,747,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.92

                      • Vanguard Institutional Index Fund

                      •  

                        2,731,881

                      • -1.26

                      • 0.91

                      • SPDR® S&P 500 ETF

                      •  

                        2,623,803

                      • -2.13

                      • 0.84

                      • Materials Select Sector SPDR® Fund

                      •  

                        2,354,553

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.75

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

                      •  

                        20,256,912

                      • -2.18%

                      • 6.76

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        16,410,723

                      • +2.49%

                      • 5.48

                      • State Street Corp

                      •  

                        12,839,124

                      • +1.75%

                      • 4.29

                      • Eagle Capital Management LLC

                      •  

                        9,848,192

                      • +0.12%

                      • 3.29

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        8,182,744

                      • +0.02%

                      • 2.73

                      • Fidelity Management and Research Company

                      •  

                        7,889,515

                      • -3.56%

                      • 2.63

                      • Brown Investment Advisory Incorporated

                      •  

                        5,978,453

                      • -0.97%

                      • 2.00

                      • Wellington Management Company, LLP

                      •  

                        5,230,844

                      • -2.69%

                      • 1.75

                      • Gates Bill & Melinda Foundation

                      •  

                        4,366,425

                      • 0.00%

                      • 1.46

                      • Davis Selected Advisers

                      •  

                        4,264,985

                      • -6.98%

                      • 1.42

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Basic Materials

                      Industry

                      Speciality Chemicals

                      Type

                      Cyclical

                      Style

                      Large Growth

                      Ecolab, Inc., was incorporated in the State of Delaware in 1924. The Company provides water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people. The Company delivers comprehensive programs and services to promote safe f...moreood, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, energy, healthcare, industrial and hospitality markets in more than 170 countries. Its cleaning and sanitizing programs and products, pest elimination services, and equipment maintenance and repair services support customers in the foodservice, food and beverage processing, hospitality, healthcare, government and education, retail, textile care and commercial facilities management sectors. Its chemicals and technologies are also used in water tr...moreeatment, pollution control, oil production and refining, steelmaking, papermaking and mining. The Company aggregates its 10 operating units into the four reportable segments: Global Industrial; Global Institutional; Global Energy; and Other. Global Industrial segment consists of the Global Water, Global Food & Beverage, Global Paper and Global Textile Care operating units. It 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. Global Institutional consists of the Global Institutional, Global Specialty and Global Healthcare operating units. Global Energy consists of the Global Energy operating unit. Other consists of the Global Pest Elimination and Equipment Care operating units. Within Global Water, the Company provides products and programs for water treatment and process applications. Global Food & Beverage provides detergents, cleaners, sanitizers, lubricants and animal health products, as well as cleaning systems, electronic dispensers and chemical injectors for the application of chemical products, mainly to dairy plants, dairy farms, breweries, soft-drink bottling plants, and meat, poultry and other food processors. Its Global Paper business provides water and process applications for the pulp and paper industries. It offers a comprehensive portfolio of programs that are used in all main steps of the papermaking process and various grades of paper, including graphic grades, board and packaging, and tissue and towel. Its Global Textile Care business provides products and services that manage the wash process through custom designed programs, premium products, dispensing equipment, water and energy management, and real time data management for large scale, complex commercial operations including uniform rental, hospitality, linen rental and healthcare laundries. Within Global Institutional business it sells specialized cleaners and sanitizers for washing dishes, glassware, flatware, foodservice utensils and kitchen equipment. Its Global Specialty operating unit supplies cleaning and sanitizing chemical products and related items mainly to regional, national and international quick service restaurant chains and food retailers. Its Global Healthcare business provides infection prevention and other healthcare-related offerings to acute care hospitals, surgery centers, dental offices and veterinary clinics. Global Energy serves the process chemicals and water treatment needs of the global petroleum and petrochemical industries in both upstream and downstream applications. Global Pest Elimination provides services designed to detect, eliminate and prevent pests. Its Equipment Care business provides equipment repair, maintenance and preventive maintenance services for the commercial food service industry. The Company's main brands include Kay, Ecolab, Microtek. The Company’s business is subject to various legislative enactments and regulations.lessless

                      Key People

                      Douglas M. Baker,Jr

                      CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Daniel J. Schmechel

                      CFO

                      James J. Seifert

                      Chief Accounting Officer/Executive VP/General Counsel/Secretary

                      Larry L. Berger

                      Chief Technology Officer/Executive VP

                      Michael A. Hickey

                      Executive VP/President, Divisional

                      • Ecolab Inc

                      • 370 Wabasha Street North

                      • St. Paul, MN 55102

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 800 232-6522

                      • Fax: -

                      • ecolab.com

                      Incorporated

                      1924

                      Employees

                      45,415

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