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Ecolab Inc (ECL.N)

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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

Ecolab Inc announces Cash dividend
Thursday, 3 Dec 2015 01:54pm EST 

Ecolab Inc:Increases cash dividend 6%.Increases quarterly cash dividend by 6 percent to $0.35 per share.  Full Article

Ecolab Inc says its unit has acquired assets and operations of Ultra Fab Industries Ltd
Thursday, 5 Nov 2015 08:30am EST 

Ecolab Inc:Acquires specialized process technology provider to the oil & gas industry.Says no further details were announced.Says ultrafab sales are estimated to be approximately $35 million in 2015.Says nalco champion, an Ecolab Company has acquired the assets and operations of ultra fab industries ltd.  Full Article

Ecolab Inc closes on acquisition of Swisher Operations
Monday, 2 Nov 2015 05:30pm EST 

Ecolab Inc:Announced that it has closed on its acquisition of the U.S. operations of hygiene and sanitizing solutions provider Swisher Hygiene In.  Full Article

Ecolab agrees to acquire select assets of swisher hygiene
Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 07:30am EDT 

Ecolab Inc:Says it has reached an agreement to acquire the U.S. operations of Charlotte, N.C.-based Swisher Hygiene Inc for about $40 million in cash.  Full Article

Ecolab Inc declares regular dividend
Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 01:30pm EDT 

Ecolab Inc:Declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.33 per common share.Dividend to be paid on Oct. 15.Record date as on Sept. 15.  Full Article

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BRIEF-Ecolab CEO Douglas M. Baker Jr. FY 2016 compensation $14.35 mln vs $13.60 mln

* Ecolab inc - ceo douglas m. Baker jr. Fy 2016 total compensation was $14.35 million versus $13.60 million