Today’s top gainers include the company Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) which is in the industry Cleaning Products, gaining -0.09% today. In the last week its performance is 1.11%, and 4.21% for the past quarter. Currently, Ecolab Inc., ECL has a target price of 127.06, so today’s gain of -0.09% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.01%.
Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL), has a market cap of 34679.99, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 87.50%.
At the current price of 118.93, it has a dividend yield of 1.18%, and its target price is 127.06. This is with a profit margin of 7.20%, and total debt/equity of 1.04. Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has a P/E of 37.19, as well as a forward P/E of 23.78.
With a current EPS of 3.2, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 12.76%,Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 8.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 11.79%.
Performance for the year is 9.00%. Since its IPO date on 1/5/1988, the total performance to date is 4.94%.
Volume today for Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL), is 804900, while its average volume is 868.99. Whilst the total gain today was -0.09%, it did have a day high of -4.27%.
Volatility for this week has been at 0.98%, and 1.24% for the month. The 52-week low for Ecolab Inc., ECL has been 21.71%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.27%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 9.40%, and its return on assets is 5.20%. Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has an operating margin of 11.50%. With a sales growth of -2.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Ecolab Inc., ECL is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.77, and has a current ratio of 1 and 0.7 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of Ecolab Inc.? Well its PEG is 3.15, and the P/S is 2.61, along with a P/B of 5.27. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 207.17.