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ECL Ecolab PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The price-to-earnings ratio for Ecolab stock stands at 44.64 as of Jun 18, 2024. This is based on the current EPS of $5.45 and the stock price of $243.29 per share. An increase of 6% has been recorded in the P/E ratio compared to the average of 42.0 of the last 4 quarters.

ECL PE ratio history

How has ECL's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of Ecolab has been 35.3. The current 44.64 PE ratio is 26% above the historical average. In the past ten years, ECL's PE ratio was at its highest in the Dec 2021 quarter at 59.39, with a price of $234.59 and an EPS of $3.95. The Dec 2017 quarter recorded the bottom point at 25.8, with a price of $134.18 and an EPS of $5.2.


Ecolab PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 29.85% in 2015

Maximum annual decrease: -36% in 2022

Year PE ratio Change
2023 41.15 8.26%
2022 38.01 -36%
2021 59.39 N/A
2020 N/A N/A
2019 35.67 19.82%
2018 29.77 15.39%
2017 25.8 -7.56%
2016 27.91 -17.52%
2015 33.84 29.85%
2014 26.06 -19.27%

ECL average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of ECL for the past years

The current PE ratio of ECL is greater than its 5 and 10-year historical averages, but it is lower than the 3-year average.

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ECL PE vs peers

What is ECL's PE ratio compared to its peers

ECL's PE ratio is lower than its peer stocks DD and CLX, but it is greater than PG's and PPG's. Ecolab is presently trading at a higher PE ratio (44.64) than its peer group average of 29.71.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
MOS Mosaic Co 11.68 $8.86B
NEU Newmarket Corp 12.65 $5.05B
PPG Ppg Industries Inc 21.71 $30.34B
PG PROCTER & GAMBLE Co 26.64 $395.44B
CHD Church & Dwight Co Inc 34.28 $26.74B
ECL Ecolab Inc 44.43 $69.15B
CLX Clorox Co 70.91 $17.08B
DD DuPont de Nemours Inc 95.82 $33.65B
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc N/A $24.61B

Frequently asked questions

What is Ecolab's PE ratio?

As of Jun 18, 2024, ECL stock has a price to earnings ratio of 44.64.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Ecolab (ECL)?

The 3-year average PE ratio for ECL stock is 44.77.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Ecolab (ECL)?

The 5-year average PE ratio for ECL stock is 42.34.

What is the highest PE ratio for ECL?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached a historic high of 59.39 in the Dec 2021 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for ECL compare to its historical average?

ECL's current price to earnings ratio is 26% above its 10-year historical average.

How is ECL's PE ratio calculated (Ecolab PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by dividing the most recent price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 18, 2024), Ecolab's stock price is $243.29. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $5.45. Therefore, Ecolab's P/E ratio for today is 44.64. PE RATIO(44.64) = STOCK PRICE($243.29) / TTM EPS($5.45)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.