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163.48 

1.87 1.2%

as of Feb 15 '19

52 Week Range:

127.23 164.19


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General Info

Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services for customers worldwide. The company operates through Global Industrial, Global Institutional, and Global Energy segments. 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 upstream and downstream applications. The company also offers pest elimination services to detect, eliminate, and prevent pests, such as rodents and insects, in restaurants, food and beverage processors, educational and healthcare facilities, hotels, quick service restaurant and grocery operations, and other institutional and commercial customers; and equipment repair, maintenance, and preventive maintenance services for the commercial food service industry. Ecolab Inc. sells its products through field sales personnel, corporate account personnel, distributors, and dealers. Ecolab Inc. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Equity (BVPS) 7.83
6.65
8.46
9.16
8.45
20.62
22.51
25.67
22.92
23.54
24.96
growth rate -15.1% 27.2% 8.3% -7.8% 144.0% 9.2% 14.0% -10.7% 2.7% 6.0%
Earnings BIT 616.30
650.90
620.10
747.70
679.60
1,010.00
1,300.00
2,038.10
2,056.70
2,020.50
2,060.10
growth rate 5.6% -4.7% 20.6% -9.1% 48.6% 28.7% 56.8% 0.9% -1.8% 2.0%
Avg.PE 30.21
19.57
25.64
22.57
30.30
30.58
33.00
29.18
32.03
30.25
24.92
growth rate -35.2% 31.0% -12.0% 34.3% 0.9% 7.9% -11.6% 9.8% -5.6% -17.6%
ROA 9.35
9.45
8.54
10.72
4.00
3.93
5.20
6.15
5.26
6.65
7.88
growth rate 1.1% -9.6% 25.5% -62.7% -1.8% 32.3% 18.3% -14.5% 26.4% 18.5%
ROE 23.63
25.55
23.36
25.68
11.87
11.98
14.42
16.41
14.09
17.81
20.78
growth rate 8.1% -8.6% 9.9% -53.8% 0.9% 20.4% 13.8% -14.1% 26.4% 16.7%
ROIC 16.27
15.87
16.15
19.26
6.30
6.91
8.67
9.86
8.73
10.60
12.12
growth rate -2.5% 1.8% 19.3% -67.3% 9.7% 25.5% 13.7% -11.5% 21.4% 14.3%
Cur. Ratio 1.13
1.17
1.45
1.41
1.70
1.60
1.35
1.11
0.93
1.42
1.34
growth rate 3.5% 23.9% -2.8% 20.6% -5.9% -15.6% -17.8% -16.2% 52.7% -5.6%
Quick Ratio 0.73
0.72
0.87
0.94
1.24
1.11
0.83
0.65
0.55
0.92
0.85
growth rate -1.4% 20.8% 8.1% 31.9% -10.5% -25.2% -21.7% -15.4% 67.3% -7.6%
Leverage 2.44
3.03
2.51
2.29
3.22
2.89
2.67
2.66
2.70
2.66
2.62
growth rate 24.2% -17.2% -8.8% 40.6% -10.3% -7.6% -0.4% 1.5% -1.5% -1.5%
Balance Sheet Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Acct.Receivable 971.00
1,016.10
999.60
2,259.30
2,430.30
2,731.00
2,759.70
2,527.80
2,446.20
2,703.30
growth rate 4.6% -1.6% 126.0% 7.6% 12.4% 1.1% -8.4% -3.2% 10.5%
Acct.Payable 1,394.60
1,475.90
1,673.90
1,162.40
1,049.60
983.20
1,177.10
growth rate 5.8% 13.4% -30.6% -9.7% -6.3% 19.7%
Cur.Assets 1,691.10
1,814.20
1,869.90
5,396.00
4,892.00
4,698.40
4,853.00
4,447.50
4,279.40
4,596.40
growth rate 7.3% 3.1% 188.6% -9.3% -4.0% 3.3% -8.4% -3.8% 7.4%
Total Assets 4,756.90
5,020.90
4,872.20
18,184.70
17,572.30
19,636.50
19,427.40
18,641.70
18,330.20
19,962.40
growth rate 5.6% -3.0% 273.2% -3.4% 11.8% -1.1% -4.0% -1.7% 8.9%
Cash 66.70
73.60
242.30
1,843.60
1,157.80
339.20
209.60
92.80
327.40
211.40
growth rate 10.3% 229.2% 660.9% -37.2% -70.7% -38.2% -55.7% 252.8% -35.4%
Inventory 467.20
493.40
447.60
1,069.60
1,088.10
1,321.90
1,466.90
1,388.20
1,319.40
1,445.90
growth rate 5.6% -9.3% 139.0% 1.7% 21.5% 11.0% -5.4% -5.0% 9.6%
Cur.Liabilities 1,441.90
1,250.20
1,324.80
3,166.30
3,052.70
3,488.70
4,367.90
4,764.40
3,019.40
3,431.80
growth rate -13.3% 6.0% 139.0% -3.6% 14.3% 25.2% 9.1% -36.6% 13.7%
Liabilities 3,185.30
3,020.00
2,743.00
12,518.00
11,495.30
12,292.20
12,045.30
11,661.30
11,359.30
12,273.70
growth rate -5.2% -9.2% 356.4% -8.2% 6.9% -2.0% -3.2% -2.6% 8.1%
LT Debt 599.90
799.30
868.80
656.40
6,613.20
5,736.10
6,043.50
4,843.40
4,265.60
6,145.70
6,754.70
growth rate 33.2% 8.7% -24.5% 907.5% -13.3% 5.4% -19.9% -11.9% 44.1% 9.9%
Equity 1,935.70
1,571.60
2,000.90
2,129.20
5,666.70
6,077.00
7,344.30
7,315.90
6,909.90
6,901.10
7,618.50
growth rate -18.8% 27.3% 6.4% 166.1% 7.2% 20.9% -0.4% -5.6% -0.1% 10.4%
Common Shares 252.00
249.00
240.00
237.00
242.00
298.00
305.00
305.00
301.00
296.00
294.00
growth rate -1.2% -3.6% -1.3% 2.1% 23.1% 2.4% 0.0% -1.3% -1.7% -0.7%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Capital Expenditures 361.50
31.40
33.10
-2.60
341.70
574.50
625.10
748.70
771.00
707.40
789.60
growth rate -91.3% 5.4% -100.0% 100.0% 68.1% 8.8% 19.8% 3.0% -8.3% 11.6%
Cash Dividends 114.00
128.50
132.70
145.50
162.90
306.80
218.10
344.40
400.70
427.50
448.70
growth rate 12.7% 3.3% 9.7% 12.0% 88.3% -28.9% 57.9% 16.4% 6.7% 5.0%
Cash From OA 797.60
753.20
695.00
950.40
685.50
1,203.00
1,559.80
1,815.60
1,999.80
1,939.70
2,091.30
growth rate -5.6% -7.7% 36.8% -27.9% 75.5% 29.7% 16.4% 10.2% -3.0% 7.8%
FCF per Share 1.73
1.44
1.66
2.75
2.23
1.99
2.52
3.40
4.02
4.52
3.57
growth rate -16.8% 15.3% 65.7% -18.9% -10.8% 26.6% 34.9% 18.2% 12.4% -21.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock -601.00
-46.20
-210.60
65.40
83.10
76.80
83.80
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 27.1% -7.6% 9.1%
FCF 436.00
358.00
397.00
653.00
320.00
596.00
898.00
1,022.00
1,184.00
1,183.00
1,223.00
growth rate -17.9% 10.9% 64.5% -51.0% 86.3% 50.7% 13.8% 15.9% -0.1% 3.4%
Income Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Sales 5,470.00
6,137.50
5,900.60
6,089.70
6,798.50
11,838.70
13,253.40
14,280.50
13,545.10
13,152.80
13,838.30
growth rate 12.2% -3.9% 3.2% 11.6% 74.1% 12.0% 7.8% -5.2% -2.9% 5.2%
Op.Income 712.80
681.30
806.80
462.50
703.60
967.80
2,038.10
2,056.70
2,020.50
2,060.10
growth rate -4.4% 18.4% -42.7% 52.1% 37.6% 110.6% 0.9% -1.8% 2.0%
IBT 651.20
620.10
747.70
679.60
1,012.60
1,298.30
1,698.40
1,317.70
1,650.40
1,764.80
growth rate -4.8% 20.6% -9.1% 49.0% 28.2% 30.8% -22.4% 25.3% 6.9%
Net Income 448.10
417.30
530.30
462.50
703.60
967.80
1,202.80
1,002.10
1,229.60
1,508.40
growth rate -6.9% 27.1% -12.8% 52.1% 37.6% 24.3% -16.7% 22.7% 22.7%
EPS 1.70
1.80
1.74
2.23
1.91
2.35
3.16
3.93
3.32
4.14
5.13
growth rate 5.9% -3.3% 28.2% -14.4% 23.0% 34.5% 24.4% -15.5% 24.7% 23.9%
Gross Profit 2,777.90
2,995.90
2,922.60
3,075.90
3,322.90
5,453.30
6,092.20
6,615.70
6,402.20
6,319.90
6,477.20
growth rate 7.9% -2.5% 5.3% 8.0% 64.1% 11.7% 8.6% -3.2% -1.3% 2.5%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Earnings BIT 585.00
593.90
380.30
506.60
616.40
growth rate 1.5% -36.0% 33.2% 21.7%
Balance Sheet Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Acct.Receivable 2,689.10
2,703.30
2,692.30
2,772.00
2,827.20
growth rate 0.5% -0.4% 3.0% 2.0%
Acct.Payable 1,115.90
1,177.10
1,229.10
1,242.10
1,195.30
growth rate 5.5% 4.4% 1.1% -3.8%
Cur.Assets 4,614.50
4,596.40
4,596.80
4,607.90
4,822.30
growth rate -0.4% 0.0% 0.2% 4.7%
Total Assets 19,856.70
19,962.40
20,184.30
19,951.60
19,962.60
growth rate 0.5% 1.1% -1.2% 0.1%
Cash 209.10
211.40
175.50
54.20
203.60
growth rate 1.1% -17.0% -69.1% 275.7%
Inventory 1,509.00
1,445.90
1,541.80
1,557.60
1,587.90
growth rate -4.2% 6.6% 1.0% 2.0%
Cur.Liabilities 3,756.60
3,431.80
3,982.80
3,623.80
3,589.80
growth rate -8.7% 16.1% -9.0% -0.9%
Liabilities 12,557.50
12,273.70
12,514.40
12,043.10
11,979.60
growth rate -2.3% 2.0% -3.8% -0.5%
LT Debt 6,484.50
6,754.70
6,397.70
6,343.10
6,334.80
growth rate 4.2% -5.3% -0.9% -0.1%
Equity 7,222.30
7,618.50
7,601.00
7,849.50
7,929.40
growth rate 5.5% -0.2% 3.3% 1.0%
Common Shares 354.20
354.70
355.50
355.90
356.50
growth rate 0.1% 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Cash Flow Statement Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Capital Expenditures 198.00
251.40
203.30
209.20
221.60
growth rate 27.0% -19.1% 2.9% 5.9%
Cash Dividends 107.40
118.40
118.70
133.60
103.10
growth rate 10.2% 0.3% 12.6% -22.8%
Cash From OA 585.20
646.40
487.20
298.50
664.70
growth rate 10.5% -24.6% -38.7% 122.7%
Sale Purchase of Stock 8.40
20.80
28.40
22.00
growth rate 147.6% 36.5% -22.5%
FCF 387.20
395.00
283.90
89.30
443.10
growth rate 2.0% -28.1% -68.6% 396.2%
Income Statement Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Sales 3,563.30
3,650.70
3,470.90
3,689.60
3,747.20
growth rate 2.5% -4.9% 6.3% 1.6%
Op.Income 585.00
593.90
380.30
506.60
616.40
growth rate 1.5% -36.0% 33.2% 21.7%
IBT 524.70
549.90
317.30
457.90
481.50
growth rate 4.8% -42.3% 44.3% 5.2%
Net Income 392.40
565.90
247.30
351.30
435.40
growth rate 44.2% -56.3% 42.1% 23.9%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 1,672.30
1,717.80
1,388.80
1,533.40
1,550.60
growth rate 2.7% -19.2% 10.4% 1.1%
R&D
growth rate

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

B (71.59)

YOY Growth Grade:

D (47.89)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 29.93 29.93 27.66
EPS / Growth 8.3% 5.46 12.5%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 9.9%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 8.3% 10.3% 10.3%
Future PE 16.68 26.03 26.03
Future EPS 12.17 14.49 14.49
Value Price
MOS %
50.17
-69.3%
93.25
-43.0%
93.25
-43.0%
MOS Price 25.09 46.62 46.62
IRT 14.92 13.62 13.62

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

Read more about Graham Number in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

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