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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 17308.2. 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 6.73 and EPS of -0.63. At a stock price of 8.57 (2.02%) it has a dividend yield of 12.38%.

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 218.62% and more long-term 6.60% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 126.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 5.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -14.80%.

For performance, Ecopetrol SA the past week has seen a gain of -9.39%. For the last month performance for Ecopetrol SA is -9.87%. While the last quarter is -16.33% and half year, 35.92%. Finally for the year, performance is -27.21%.

The 52-week high for Ecopetrol SA, is at -26.63%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 66.09%. The 20-day simple moving average is -7.88% and 2.37% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 3.00%, and for the month it is 2.84%. Ecopetrol SA, has a target price of 7.71.

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 -7.50%. 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 2060.5. The shares float is 233.77, with the float short at 3.34%, with short ratio coming to 7.22.

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 7.71, reached soon?

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