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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 18116.58. 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 6.61 and EPS of -0.76. At a stock price of 8.96 (4.07%) it has a dividend yield of 11.61%.

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 271.51% and more long-term 6.60% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -47.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 5.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -16.10%.

For performance, Ecopetrol SA the past week has seen a gain of 5.41%. For the last month performance for Ecopetrol SA is -3.34%. While the last quarter is -0.99% and half year, 13.56%. Finally for the year, performance is -9.68%.

The 52-week high for Ecopetrol SA, is at -16.73%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 73.64%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.46% and 7.18% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 3.76%, and for the month it is 3.49%. Ecopetrol SA, has a target price of 8.06.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.09, and for total debt/equity Ecopetrol SA has 1.2. The gross margin is 27.50%, while operating margin is -0.80%, the profit margin is -9.50%. The current ratio is 1.5 and the quick ratio is 1.3.

Insider ownership is at 1.00%, with instituitional ownership at 2.30%. Ecopetrol SA has a payout ratio of *TBA. With the total shares outstanding coming to 2021.94. The shares float is 223.54, with the float short at 4.35%, with short ratio coming to 10.46.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Ecopetrol SA, get -3.80%, with its returns on investment at 0.90%. Return on equity is -10.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 8.06, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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