Ecolab Inc. (ECL)

Exchange: New York Stock Exchange
Currency: USD

 
Price: 190.39 (Close)

Summary

 

52 Week range 200d Moving Avg. Beta
135.77 – 209.87 187.41 0.79
Dividend Dividend Yield Ex-Dividend date
1.84 0.97% 2019-09-16
P/E Ratio Latest EPS DGR 3 years
35.98 4.87 8.04%
Overvalued
Low
Low Volatility
High
Slow
Dividend Growth
Fast

Profile

Ecolab, Inc. engages in the provision of products and services in the field of water, hygiene, and energy. It operates through the following segments: Global Industrial, Global Institutional, Global Energy, and Others. The Global Industrial segment consists of the water, food and beverage, paper, life sciences and textile care operating segments. It offers water treatment and process applications, and cleaning and sanitizing solutions, primarily to large industrial customers within the manufacturing, food and beverage processing, transportation, chemical, primary metals and mining, power generation, pulp and paper, pharmaceutical and commercial laundry industries. The Global Institutional segment consists of the institutional, specialty and healthcare operating segments. It provides specialized cleaning and sanitizing products to the foodservice, hospitality, lodging, healthcare, government, education and retail industries. The Global Energy segment serves the process chemicals and water treatment needs of the global petroleum and petrochemical industries in both upstream and downstream applications. The Other segment offers services to detect, eliminate and prevent pests, such as rodents and insects. The company was founded by Merritt J. Osborn in 1923 and is headquartered in St. Paul, MN.

 

Sector: Industry:
Process Industries Chemicals: Specialty
Dividend Aristocrat

Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Ratings

Total ESG Score

58 – 49 percentile

Environment

59 – 52 percentile

Social

55 – 42 percentile

Governance

60 – 52 percentile

Controversy level

2

Peers

Dividend aristocrats in the same sector are:
– Air Products & Chemicals Inc (APD)
– Sherwin-Williams (SHW)
– PPG Industries (PPG)
– Nucor Corp. (NUE)
– Linde plc (LIN)

Ecolab Inc. (ECL) Valuation


Ecolab Inc. current dividend yield of 0.97% is -16% below its 5-year average. The 5-year average dividend yield is 1.15% (see red-line in chart). This indicates the stock looks overvalued today.

Ecolab Inc. (ECL) Performance

The chart below displays the total price return(%) of Ecolab Inc. for different periods:

 

Ecolab Inc. (ECL) Total Return

The chart below displays the (CAGR) total return (%) including all dividends paid of Ecolab Inc. for different periods:

 


Dividend Scorecard

Dividend Yield (TTM) Annual Payout Payout Ratio Dividend growth
0.97 1.84 37.78% 27 Years

 

Dividend Growth Summary

3 Year Growth Rate (CAGR) 8.04%
5 Year Growth Rate (CAGR) 11.86%
10 Year Growth Rate (CAGR) 12.30%

Dividend Growth Rates History

Year Payout Amount Annual Payout Growth (YoY)
2019 1.380 -%
2018 1.690 11.2%
2017 1.520 7.0%
2016 1.420 6.0%
2015 1.340 16.0%
2014 1.155 19.7%
2013 0.965 16.3%
2012 0.830 14.5%
2011 0.725 13.3%
2010 0.640 11.3%
2009 0.575 8.5%
2008 0.530 11.6%
2007 0.475 14.5%
2006 0.415 14.0%
2005 0.364 11.0%

Ecolab Inc. (ECL) Dividend Payment History