ECL Ecolab Inc.

Price (delayed)

$186.2

Market cap

$53.14B

P/E Ratio

N/A

Dividend/share

$1.88

EPS

-$2.98

Enterprise value

$59.38B

Sector: Basic Materials
Industry: Specialty Chemicals
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 and Global Energy. 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 company was founded by Merritt J. Osborn in 1923 and is headquartered in St. Paul, MN.

Highlights

ECL's quick ratio has surged by 62% year-on-year and by 6% since the previous quarter
ECL's debt is down by 7% since the previous quarter but it is up by 2% year-on-year
Ecolab's EPS has shrunk by 157% YoY and by 156% QoQ
The net income has plunged by 157% YoY and by 155% from the previous quarter

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of ECL
Market
Shares outstanding
285.38M
Market cap
$53.14B
Enterprise value
$59.38B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
N/A
Price to book (P/B)
9.2
Price to sales (P/S)
3.86
EV/EBIT
N/A
EV/EBITDA
118.4
EV/Sales
4.27
Earnings
Revenue
$13.91B
EBIT
-$384.2M
EBITDA
$501.5M
Free cash flow
$1.59B
Per share
EPS
-$2.98
Free cash flow per share
$5.52
Book value per share
$20.25
Revenue per share
$48.26
TBVPS
$32.28
Balance sheet
Total assets
$18.08B
Total liabilities
$12.19B
Debt
$7.61B
Equity
$5.86B
Working capital
$1.94B
Liquidity
Debt to equity
1.3
Current ratio
1.6
Quick ratio
1.12
Net debt/EBITDA
12.44
Margins
EBITDA margin
3.6%
Gross margin
41.2%
Net margin
-6.2%
Operating margin
12.5%
Efficiency
Return on assets
-4.2%
Return on equity
-10.7%
Return on invested capital
-2.8%
Return on capital employed
-2.6%
Return on sales
-2.8%
Dividend
Dividend yield
1.01%
DPS
$1.88
Payout ratio
N/A

ECL stock price

How has the Ecolab stock price performed over time

Financial performance

How have Ecolab's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$13.91B
Gross profit
$5.73B
Operating income
$1.74B
Net income
-$857.8M
Gross margin
41.2%
Net margin
-6.2%
ECL's net margin has dropped by 159% year-on-year and by 158% since the previous quarter
The net income has plunged by 157% YoY and by 155% from the previous quarter
The company's operating income fell by 14% QoQ and by 10% YoY
Ecolab's operating margin has decreased by 11% QoQ and by 8% YoY

Growth

What is Ecolab's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Ecolab stock price valuation
P/E
N/A
P/B
9.2
P/S
3.86
EV/EBIT
N/A
EV/EBITDA
118.4
EV/Sales
4.27
Ecolab's EPS has shrunk by 157% YoY and by 156% QoQ
The P/B is 61% more than the 5-year quarterly average of 5.7 and 31% more than the last 4 quarters average of 7.0
Ecolab's equity has decreased by 34% from the previous quarter and by 29% YoY
The price to sales (P/S) is 25% higher than the 5-year quarterly average of 3.1 and 4.3% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 3.7
ECL's revenue is down by 3.4% since the previous quarter

Efficiency

How efficient is Ecolab business performance
Ecolab's return on equity has shrunk by 159% QoQ and by 158% YoY
ECL's ROA has dropped by 158% since the previous quarter and by 158% year-on-year
Ecolab's return on sales has shrunk by 120% YoY and by 119% QoQ
ECL's ROIC has plunged by 119% from the previous quarter and by 118% YoY

Dividends

What is ECL's dividend history
DPS
$1.88
Dividend yield
1.01%
Payout ratio
N/A
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Ecolab financials performed over time
The total assets is 48% greater than the total liabilities
ECL's quick ratio has surged by 62% year-on-year and by 6% since the previous quarter
ECL's current ratio is up by 36% year-on-year and by 6% since the previous quarter
ECL's debt is 30% greater than its equity
The company's debt to equity rose by 43% YoY and by 40% QoQ
Ecolab's equity has decreased by 34% from the previous quarter and by 29% YoY

All financial data is based on trailing twelve months (TTM) periods - updated quarterly, unless otherwise specified.