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ECL Ecolab dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Ecolab's most recent quarterly dividend was on Dec 18, 2023 (ex-date) with a cash dividend payment of $0.57 per share. At an annualized rate of $2.16 per share, the stock yields 1%. The latest dividend has increased by $0.04, or 8% from the previous payment.

Key dates

  • ECL last dividend date: Dec 18, 2023
  • ECL next dividend date: Not announced
ECL dividend stats
DPS
$2.16
Dividend yield
1%
Payout ratio
49.9%
vs. Basic Materials sector
Dividend yield
2.06%
Payout ratio
33.7%

Dividend yield

What is Ecolab current dividend yield

ECL has a dividend yield of 1% which is lower than the Basic Materials sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Basic Materials sector average of 2.06%, Ecolab's dividend yield is 51% lower. Historically ECL's dividend yield has averaged at 1.1% in the last 5 years, which is more than the current one.

Dividend history

What is ECL dividend payout history and dates

Ecolab has been paying dividends since 1994. ECL has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 4.9% for the last year. However since the stock price has gone up by 33% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 21%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Dec 18, 2023 Jan 16, 2024 Dec 7, 2023 $0.57 normal
Sep 18, 2023 Oct 16, 2023 Aug 3, 2023 $0.53 normal
Jun 16, 2023 Jul 17, 2023 May 4, 2023 $0.53 normal
Mar 20, 2023 Apr 17, 2023 Feb 23, 2023 $0.53 normal
Dec 19, 2022 Jan 17, 2023 Dec 8, 2022 $0.53 normal
Sep 19, 2022 Oct 17, 2022 Aug 4, 2022 $0.51 normal
Jun 17, 2022 Jul 15, 2022 May 5, 2022 $0.51 normal
Mar 14, 2022 Apr 15, 2022 Feb 24, 2022 $0.51 normal
Dec 13, 2021 Jan 18, 2022 Dec 2, 2021 $0.51 normal
Sep 13, 2021 Oct 15, 2021 Aug 5, 2021 $0.48 normal
Jun 14, 2021 Jul 15, 2021 May 6, 2021 $0.48 normal
Mar 15, 2021 Apr 15, 2021 Feb 25, 2021 $0.48 normal
Dec 14, 2020 Jan 15, 2021 Dec 3, 2020 $0.48 normal
Sep 14, 2020 Oct 15, 2020 Aug 6, 2020 $0.47 normal
Jun 15, 2020 Jul 15, 2020 May 7, 2020 $0.47 normal
Mar 16, 2020 Apr 15, 2020 Feb 27, 2020 $0.47 normal
Dec 16, 2019 Jan 15, 2020 Dec 4, 2019 $0.47 normal
Sep 16, 2019 Oct 15, 2019 Aug 1, 2019 $0.46 normal
Jun 17, 2019 Jul 15, 2019 May 2, 2019 $0.46 normal
Mar 18, 2019 Apr 15, 2019 Feb 22, 2019 $0.46 normal
Dec 17, 2018 Jan 15, 2019 Dec 5, 2018 $0.46 normal
Sep 17, 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Aug 2, 2018 $0.41 normal
Jun 18, 2018 Jul 16, 2018 May 3, 2018 $0.41 normal
Mar 19, 2018 Apr 16, 2018 Feb 23, 2018 $0.41 normal
Dec 18, 2017 Jan 16, 2018 Dec 7, 2017 $0.41 normal
Sep 18, 2017 Oct 16, 2017 Aug 3, 2017 $0.37 normal
Jun 16, 2017 Jul 17, 2017 May 4, 2017 $0.37 normal
Mar 17, 2017 Apr 17, 2017 Feb 23, 2017 $0.37 normal
Dec 16, 2016 Jan 17, 2017 Dec 8, 2016 $0.37 normal
Sep 16, 2016 Oct 17, 2016 Aug 4, 2016 $0.35 normal
Jun 17, 2016 Jul 15, 2016 May 5, 2016 $0.35 normal
Mar 11, 2016 Apr 15, 2016 Feb 25, 2016 $0.35 normal
Dec 11, 2015 Jan 15, 2016 Dec 3, 2015 $0.35 normal
Sep 11, 2015 Oct 15, 2015 Aug 6, 2015 $0.33 normal

Ecolab dividend payout ratio

What is Ecolab dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

ECL has a payout ratio of 49.9% which is higher than the Basic Materials sector, the industry and its peers average. In comparison with the Basic Materials sector average of 33.7%, Ecolab's payout ratio is 48% higher.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

ECL dividend vs peer dividends

How does ECL dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc 3.95% $3.24 4,628.6%
CLX Clorox Co 3.14% $4.78 746.9%
MOS Mosaic Co 2.64% $0.8 20.1%
PG PROCTER & GAMBLE Co 2.37% $3.76 61.3%
DD DuPont de Nemours Inc 2.12% $1.44 153.2%
PPG Ppg Industries Inc 1.82% $2.57 47.8%
NEU Newmarket Corp 1.45% $8.85 21.9%
CHD Church & Dwight Co Inc 1.12% $1.1 35.6%
ECL Ecolab Inc 1% $2.16 49.9%

Frequently asked questions

Does Ecolab pay a dividend?

Yes, Ecolab has been paying dividends for the last 29 years.

When is Ecolab's next dividend?

Currently ECL's next dividend date is unknown, however based on the recent dividend frequency we project that it will likely be in March 2024.

When was ECL's last dividend?

Ecolab's last dividend ex-date was on Dec 18, 2023. The dividend amount was $0.57 per share.

How much dividend does Ecolab pay (per share)?

ECL's annualized dividend per share is $2.16.

What is Ecolab's dividend yield?

Ecolab's current dividend yield is 1%.

How often does Ecolab pay dividends?

Ecolab pays dividends quarterly.

What is Ecolab's dividend payout ratio?

Ecolab's dividend payout ratio is 49.9%.

Does Ecolab pay a good dividend?

Ecolab's dividend yield is less than the Basic Materials sector average.