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Ecolab Inc (ECL.N)

ECL.N on New York Stock Exchange

131.49USD
16 Feb 2018
Change (% chg)

$-0.28 (-0.21%)
Prev Close
$131.77
Open
$131.22
Day's High
$132.91
Day's Low
$130.99
Volume
477,264
Avg. Vol
344,381
52-wk High
$140.41
52-wk Low
$121.50

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

    Revenue* Earnings Per Share**
FY 2017 Sep '17 3,563.30 1.337
Jun '17 3,462.70 1.008
Mar '17 3,161.60 0.859
FY 2016 Dec '16 3,352.10 1.240
Sep '16 3,386.10 1.270
Jun '16 3,317.20 0.872
Mar '16 3,097.40 0.774
 
*Note: Units in Millions ofU.S. Dollars
**Note: Units in U.S. Dollars

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 15 3,352.56 3,478.60 3,275.00 3,426.92
Quarter Ending Jun-18 15 3,625.82 3,736.00 3,558.00 3,654.74
Year Ending Dec-18 21 14,432.60 14,868.90 14,050.80 14,331.20
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 17 0.90 0.97 0.85 1.05
Quarter Ending Jun-18 19 1.28 1.42 1.21 1.36
Year Ending Dec-18 21 5.34 5.45 5.16 5.40
LT Growth Rate (%) 7 12.38 15.00 10.56 11.51
Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 29.58 28.35 23.34
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 34.40 32.24 156.12
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 26.58 12.19 14.22
Beta 1.07 1.04 1.01
Price to Sales (TTM) 2.81 1.65 3.42
Price to Book (MRQ) 5.26 2.20 2.95
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) -- 2.50 910.35
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 17.26 38.49 18.04
% Owned Institutions 90.73 2.21 0.22

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield 1.24 1.50 2.13
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg 1.08 1.27 1.41
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate 14.07 6.23 33.09
Payout Ratio(TTM) 32.35 19.49 50.44

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 5.23 17.55 16.38
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 2.47 13.88 18.38
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 14.11 5.54 0.39
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 5.31 23.26 13.47
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 23.16 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 16.75 18.37 24.10
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 15.64 3.98 -2.71

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) 0.83 1.08 2.05
Current Ratio (MRQ) 1.23 1.65 2.59
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 89.78 27.41 19.01
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 104.64 41.68 26.61
Interest Coverage (TTM) 7.00 243.05 27.73

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) 47.41 25.33 25.42
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 46.79 22.98 24.38
EBITD Margin (TTM) 23.44 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg 20.33 11.34 19.67
Operating Margin (TTM) 14.39 8.70 13.22
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 12.53 7.04 13.28
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 12.58 9.02 12.78
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 10.56 6.65 13.01
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 9.77 6.73 9.80
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 7.81 4.51 9.92
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) 22.35 21.31 18.37
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. 26.03 28.17 27.32

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 284,657 13,398,239 7,010,440,989
Net Income/Employee (TTM) 27,808 834,804 897,849,891
Receivable Turnover (TTM) 5.55 3.66 8.36
Inventory Turnover (TTM) 4.99 4.01 6.20
Asset Turnover (TTM) 0.71 0.69 0.67

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 6.92 4.76 7.59
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. 5.52 4.87 7.40
Return on Investment (TTM) 8.77 6.49 9.65
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. 6.94 7.06 9.02
Return on Equity (TTM) 18.58 8.50 22.60
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. 15.05 9.74 10.83
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % -2.90 -0.25 14.11
EPS (TTM) % 24.65 9.42 16.75
Dividend % 6.06 15.02 14.07
Note: Units in Millions of US Dollars

Performance for Ecolab Inc

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week -5.91 -3.22 99 28
13 Week 0.03 -5.58 99 70
26 Week 1.06 -10.28 99 88
52 Week 6.66 -8.37 99 91
YTD -2.00 -4.11 99 48
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 90.73%
# of Holders: 1,292
Total Shares Held: 262,135,392
3 Mo. Net Change: 2,245,510
# New Positions: 127
# Closed Positions: 57
# Increased Positions: 502
# Reduced Positions: 470
# Net Buyers: 32
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