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Ecolab Inc (ECL.N)

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Ecolab agrees to sell equipment care business to Audax
Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017 08:30am EDT 

Oct 11 (Reuters) - Ecolab Inc :Ecolab agrees to sell equipment care business to Audax.Ecolab Inc - ‍agreed to sell its equipment care business to Audax Private Equity, a Boston-based private equity firm​.Ecolab Inc - ‍no further details were disclosed​.  Full Article

Ecolab agrees to acquire Georgia-Pacific Paper Chemicals business
Friday, 29 Sep 2017 08:30am EDT 

Sept 29 (Reuters) - Ecolab Inc :Ecolab agrees to acquire Georgia-Pacific Paper Chemicals business.Ecolab Inc says ‍terms of transaction were not disclosed​.  Full Article

Ecolab comments on the effects of Hurricane Harvey
Tuesday, 5 Sep 2017 04:30pm EDT 

Sept 6 (Reuters) - Ecolab Inc :Ecolab comments on the effects of Hurricane Harvey.Ecolab Inc - ‍we expect to update our full year 2017 guidance on or before q3 earnings release​.Ecolab Inc - impact could result in q3 adjusted diluted earnings per share on low end or slightly below our previously forecasted $1.36 to $1.44 range​.Ecolab Inc - ‍do not believe there will be any meaningful impact from Hurricane Harvey on 2018 results​.Q3 earnings per share view $1.41 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Ecolab Inc - ‍impact could likely result in the lower end of adjusted earnings per share guidance of full year 2017 range of $4.70 to $4.90​.FY 2017 earnings per share view $4.80 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Ecolab reported Q2 adjusted earnings per share $1.13
Tuesday, 1 Aug 2017 08:15am EDT 

Aug 1 (Reuters) - Ecolab Inc :Ecolab second quarter reported diluted EPS $1.01; adjusted diluted EPS $1.13, +5%; maintains full year 2017 adjusted diluted EPS forecast of $4.70 to $4.90.Sees Q3 2017 adjusted earnings per share $1.36 to $1.44.Sees FY 2017 adjusted earnings per share $4.70 to $4.90.Q2 adjusted earnings per share $1.13.Q2 earnings per share $1.01.Q2 earnings per share view $1.13 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY2017 earnings per share view $4.78 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q3 earnings per share view $1.42 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Ecolab Inc - expect second half of year to show better earnings growth comparisons than first half.Ecolab Inc - expect Q3 special charges related to restructuring and acquisition and integration charges to be approximately $0.02 per share.Ecolab Inc - future special gains and charges or discrete tax items, are expected to be a net charge of $0.08 for full year.Ecolab Inc - at current rates of exchange, we expect foreign currency to have a neutral impact on diluted earnings per share in q3.Ecolab - expect full year special charges related to restructuring, acquisition,integration, other charges to be a net charge of about $0.22 per share.Ecolab Inc qtrly revenue $3,462.7 million versus $3,317.2 million.Q2 revenue view $3.40 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Ecolab sees Q2 2017 adjusted earnings per share $1.08 to $1.15
Tuesday, 2 May 2017 08:15am EDT 

May 2 (Reuters) - Ecolab Inc : :Ecolab first quarter reported diluted eps $0.86 adjusted diluted EPS $0.80, +4pct expects full year 2017 adjusted diluted EPS of $4.70 to $4.90.Sees Q2 2017 adjusted earnings per share $1.08 to $1.15.Sees FY 2017 adjusted earnings per share $4.70 to $4.90.Ecolab Inc- expect second half of year to show better earnings growth comparisons than first half.Ecolab Inc- expect foreign currency translation to have an unfavorable impact of approximately 1 percentage point on full year sales.Ecolab Inc qtrly net sales $3,161.6 million versus $3,097.4 million.Ecolab - higher delivered product costs are expected to have an increased impact in q2, particularly in global industrial and global energy segments.Ecolab Inc - expect q2 special charges, including acquisition, integration costs associated with anios and swisher, to be about $0.02 per share.Q1 earnings per share view $0.81, revenue view $3.16 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q2 earnings per share view $1.16 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Fy2017 earnings per share view $4.80 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Ecolab Inc - expect foreign currency translation to have an unfavorable impact of approximately 1 percentage point on full year sales.Ecolab sees foreign currency translation to have estimated 1 percent point (approximately $0.05 per share) unfavorable impact on FY earnings per share.  Full Article

Ecolab enters into accelerated share repurchase agreement
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017 06:11pm EST 

Ecolab Inc : Ecolab Inc - as part share repurchase program, entered into an accelerated share repurchase agreement with JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association . Ecolab Inc - under ASR agreement, company will repurchase a variable number of shares of its outstanding common stock from JPMorgan for $300 million .Ecolab Inc - under ASR agreement, initial delivery of repurchased shares to be on or about February 28, 2017- SEC filing.  Full Article

Ecolab Q4 earnings per share $1.24
Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 09:04am EST 

Ecolab Inc : Ecolab fourth quarter reported diluted eps $1.24; adjusted diluted eps $1.25, +2%; expects full year 2017 adjusted diluted eps of $4.70 to $4.90 . Sees q1 2017 adjusted earnings per share $0.77 to $0.83 . Q4 earnings per share $1.24 . Q4 earnings per share view $1.27 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Q4 adjusted earnings per share $1.25 . Sees fy 2017 adjusted earnings per share $4.70 to $4.90 . Ecolab inc - expect second half of year to show "better earnings growth" comparisons than first half . Ecolab inc - "we believe global economic growth will remain sluggish" . Ecolab inc - expect a full year special charge associated with swisher and recently announced anios acquisition, to be approximately $0.06 per share . Ecolab inc - "expect energy market to stabilize around current levels and currency translation challenges to moderate" . Ecolab inc - we expect a q1 2017 special charge associated with swisher and recently announced anios acquisition to be approximately $0.03 per share . Q1 earnings per share view $0.89 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Fy2017 earnings per share view $4.90 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Ecolab inc sees 2017 adjusted eps, excluding special gains and charges, in the range of $4.70 - $4.90 . Ecolab - expect foreign currency translation to have unfavorable impact of about 1 percentage point on full year sales in 2017.  Full Article

Ecolab increases cash dividend by 6 percent
Thursday, 8 Dec 2016 04:30pm EST 

Ecolab Inc : Increases quarterly cash dividend by 6 percent to $0.37per share .Ecolab increases cash dividend 6 percent.  Full Article

Ecolab files for potential notes offering size
Thursday, 13 Oct 2016 09:00am EDT 

Ecolab Inc :Files for potential notes offering; size not disclosed.  Full Article

Ecolab reports Q2 adjusted earnings per share $1.08
Tuesday, 2 Aug 2016 08:30am EDT 

Ecolab Inc : Ecolab second quarter reported diluted eps $0.87 adjusted diluted EPS $1.08, flat to last year; includes $0.08 (7%) currency headwind . Q2 adjusted earnings per share $1.08 . Sees Q3 2016 adjusted earnings per share $1.24 to $1.32 . Q2 earnings per share view $1.08 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Qtrly net sales $3,317 million versus $3,389 million . Ecolab expects full year 2016 adjusted diluted earnings per share growth in $4.35 to $4.50 range . Q2 revenue view $3.32 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Q3 earnings per share view $1.29 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Expects quantifiable special gains and charges and discrete tax items for fy 2016 to be net charge of approximately $0.18 per diluted share . Expects quantifiable special gains and charges and discrete tax items for q3 of 2016 to be immaterial . "We expect better earnings growth in second half" . Recorded charges of $64 million of inventory write downs, fixed asset charges, headcount reductions and other charges during Q2 of 2016 . Sees Q3 adjusted EPS, excluding special gains and charges $1.24 - $1.32 . FY2016 earnings per share view $4.44 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S .Expect foreign currency,impact of Venezuelan devaluation, deconsolidation to have 6% ($0.08) unfavorable impact on Q3 diluted EPS.  Full Article

BRIEF-Ecolab agrees to sell equipment care business to Audax

* Ecolab Inc - ‍agreed to sell its equipment care business to Audax Private Equity, a Boston-based private equity firm​