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Ecolab Inc. (ECL)
244.98  3.13 (1.29%)    07-16 12:42
Open: 242.39
High: 245.085
Volume: 175,284
  
Pre. Close: 241.85
Low: 241.96
Market Cap: 69,959(M)
Technical analysis
2024-07-16 12:20:06 PM
Short term     
Mid term     
Targets 6-month :  287.92 1-year :  336.29
Resists First :  246.5 Second :  287.92
Pivot price 240.63
Supports First :  239.13 Second :  234.57
MAs MA(5) :  243.97 MA(20) :  241.43
MA(100) :  230.72 MA(250) :  203.54
MACD MACD :  1.8 Signal :  1.7
%K %D K(14,3) :  79.3 D(3) :  82.6
RSI RSI(14): 58.9
52-week High :  246.5 Low :  156.72
Price, MAs and Bollinger Bands

Price has closed above its short-term moving average. Short-term moving average is currently above mid-term; and above long-term moving average. From the relationship between price and moving averages: This stock is BULLISH in short-term; and BULLISH in mid-long term.
[ ECL ] has closed below upper band by 23.2%. Bollinger Bands are 2.7% narrower than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices.

Stock Price Prediction
If tomorrow: Open lower Open higher
High: 246.65 - 247.91 247.91 - 248.88
Low: 238.31 - 239.63 239.63 - 240.65
Close: 239.77 - 241.97 241.97 - 243.66
Company Description

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. The Global Institutional & Specialty segment provides specialized cleaning and sanitizing products to the foodservice, hospitality, lodging, government and education, and retail industries. Its Global Healthcare & Life Sciences segment offers specialized cleaning and sanitizing products to the healthcare, personal care, and pharmaceutical industries, such as infection prevention and surgical solutions, and end-to-end cleaning and contamination control solutions under the Ecolab, Microtek, and Anios brand names. The company's Other segment offers pest elimination services to detect, eliminate, and prevent pests, such as rodents and insects in restaurants, food and beverage processors, educational and healthcare facilities, hotels, quick service restaurant and grocery operations, and other institutional and commercial customers. This segment also provides colloidal silica for binding and polishing applications in semiconductor, catalyst, and aerospace component manufacturing, as well as chemical industries; and products and services that manage wash process through custom designed programs, premium products, dispensing equipment, water and energy management, and reduction, as well as real time data management. It sells its products through field sales and corporate account personnel, distributors, and dealers. The company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Headline News

Tue, 16 Jul 2024
Ecolab: Economics Fully Captured, Valuation Calculus Biased To Downside (NYSE:ECL) - Seeking Alpha

Mon, 15 Jul 2024
Atomi Financial Group Inc. Acquires Shares of 3,496 Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) - MarketBeat

Mon, 15 Jul 2024
Norden Group LLC Buys New Shares in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) - Defense World

Sun, 14 Jul 2024
Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) Position Trimmed by Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. - MarketBeat

Sun, 14 Jul 2024
Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) Shares Sold by Envestnet Portfolio Solutions Inc. - Defense World

Sat, 13 Jul 2024
Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) Shares Purchased by Empirical Finance LLC - American Banking and Market News

Financial Analysis
Price to Book Value:
P/BV, a ratio used to compare book value to its current market price, to gauge whether a stock is valued properly.
Outperform
Price to Earnings:
PE, the ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its earnings per share (EPS).
Underperform
Discounted cash flow:
DCF, a valuation method used to estimate the value of an investment based on its expected future cash flows.
Outperform
Return on Assets:
ROA, indicates how profitable a company is in relation to its total assets, how efficiently uses assets to generate a profit.
Outperform
Return on Equity:
ROE, a measure of financial performance calculated by dividing net income by equity. a gauge of profitability and efficiency.
Outperform
Debt to Equity:
evaluate financial leverage, reflects the ability of equity to cover outstanding debts in the event of a business downturn.
Outperform
Stock Basics & Statistics
Exchange:
NYSE
Sector:
Basic Materials
Industry:
Chemicals - Specialty
Shares Out 286 (M)
Shares Float 254 (M)
Held by Insiders 0.1 (%)
Held by Institutions 91.4 (%)
Shares Short 2,030 (K)
Shares Short P.Month 2,520 (K)
Stock Financials
EPS 5.4
EPS Est Next Qtrly 0
EPS Est This Year 0
EPS Est Next Year 0
Book Value (p.s.) 23.45
Profit Margin 10 %
Operating Margin 14.7 %
Return on Assets (ttm) 6.9 %
Return on Equity (ttm) 20.1 %
Qtrly Rev. Growth 17.7 %
Gross Profit (p.s.) 0
Sales Per Share 54.27
EBITDA (p.s.) 11.48
Qtrly Earnings Growth 0 %
Operating Cash Flow 2,860 (M)
Levered Free Cash Flow 1,890 (M)
Stock Valuations
PE Ratio 45.13
PEG Ratio 2.1
Price to Book value 10.4
Price to Sales 4.49
Price to Cash Flow 24.37
Stock Dividends
Dividend 0.56
Forward Dividend 0
Dividend Yield 0.2%
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