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$113.35
Previous Close
$113.50
Day High
$113.35
Day Low
$111.64
52 Week High
09/19/14 - $118.46
52 Week Low
02/5/14 - $97.65
Market Cap
34.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
881.1K
EPS TTM
$4.01
Shares Outstanding
300.1M
EX-Date
09/12/14
P/E TM
28.2x
Dividend
$1.10
Dividend Yield
0.97%
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Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services for customers worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Global Industrial, Global Institutional, Global Energy, and Other. The Global Industrial segment 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. The Global Institutional segment offers specialized cleaning and sanitizing products to the foodservice, hospitality, lodging, healthcare, government and education, and retail industries. The Global Energy segment provides the process chemicals and water treatment needs of the petroleum and petrochemical industries in both upstream and downstream applications. The Other segment offers pest elimination, and kitchen repair and maintenance services. The company sells its products through company-employed field sales personnel, healthcare distributors, and dealers. Ecolab Inc. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.

45,415 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/28/14
Founded in 1923

ecolab inc (ECL) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $580.0K
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $450.0K
Executive Vice President and President of Nal...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.1K
Executive Vice President and President of Glo...
Total Annual Compensation: $440.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

ecolab inc (ECL) Key Developments

Ecolab Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fourth Quarter of 2014; Revises Earnings Guidance for 2014

Ecolab Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, net sales were $3,694.9 million, operating income was $571.4 million, income before income taxes was $508.1 million and net income attributable to Ecolab was $364.9 million or $1.19 per diluted share net sales of $3,484.0 million, operating income of $476.0 million, income before income taxes of $409.0 million and net income attributable to Ecolab of $308.0 million or $1.00 per diluted for the same period a year ago. Excluding special gains and charges and discrete tax items, third quarter 2014 adjusted net income attributable to Ecolab rose 16% to $369 million, and adjusted diluted earnings per share increased 16% to $1.21, when compared with third quarter 2013 adjusted diluted earnings per share of $1.04. For the nine months, net sales were $10,599.7 million, operating income was $1,434.5 million, income before income taxes was $1,239.9 million and net income attributable to Ecolab was $867.3 million or $2.83 per diluted share net sales of $9,693.9 million, operating income of $1,090.0 million, income before income taxes of $895.3 million and net income attributable to Ecolab of $680.7 million or $2.23 per diluted for the same period a year ago. Ecolab now expects its 2014 full-year adjusted earnings per share to be in the $4.16 to $4.20 range, representing an 18% to 19% increase over the prior year. Previously, the 2014 full-year adjusted earnings per share forecast range was $4.14 to $4.20. It expects adjusted gross margin, excluding special gains and charges in the range of 46% to 47%, interest expense, net of $250 million to $260 million and adjusted tax rate of 27% to 28% for 2014. It expects fourth quarter adjusted earnings per share in the $1.18 to $1.22 range, representing a 13% to 17% increase when compared with adjusted earnings per share of $1.04 a year ago. It expects adjusted gross margin, excluding special gains and charges in the range of 46% to 47%, interest expense, net of $60 million to $65 million and adjusted tax rate of approx. 26% for 2014.

Ecolab Company Opens Doors of New Manufacturing Facility in Singapore

Ecolab company opened a new manufacturing plant on Jurong Island, Singapore. The new 106,000-square-meter site will supply chemistry solutions for oil and gas companies in the Eastern Hemisphere, helping to increase delivery speeds to customers.

Ecolab Inc. to Report Q3, 2014 Results on Oct 28, 2014

Ecolab Inc. announced that they will report Q3, 2014 results at 1:00 PM, US Eastern Standard Time on Oct 28, 2014

 

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