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How has Ecopetrol SA:(NYSE:EC) performed recently?

Ecopetrol SA (NYSE: EC) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 17213.18. It is in the Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of *TBA, a forward P/E of 6.69 and EPS of -0.64. At a stock price of 8.41 (0.84%) it has a dividend yield of 12.47%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -19.90%, more recently this last year it has grown by -169.70%. The next year growth is going to be about 223.06% and more long-term 6.60% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 13.30%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 5.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -57.40%.

For performance, Ecopetrol SA the past week has seen a gain of 2.58%. For the last month performance for Ecopetrol SA is -13.75%. While the last quarter is -11.18% and half year, 33.23%. Finally for the year, performance is -18.79%.

The 52-week high for Ecopetrol SA, is at -21.84%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 62.98%. The 20-day simple moving average is -7.69% and 1.42% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.61%, and for the month it is 3.25%. Ecopetrol SA, has a target price of 7.68.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.83, and for total debt/equity Ecopetrol SA has 0.91. The gross margin is 28.60%, while operating margin is 1.40%, the profit margin is -7.60%. The current ratio is 1.6 and the quick ratio is 1.4.

Insider ownership is at 1.00%, with instituitional ownership at 2.20%. Ecopetrol SA has a payout ratio of *TBA. With the total shares outstanding coming to 2063.93. The shares float is 233.77, with the float short at 3.51%, with short ratio coming to 8.05.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Ecopetrol SA, get -3.10%, with its returns on investment at 0.90%. Return on equity is -8.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 7.68, reached soon?

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