Today’s top gainers include the company Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) which is in the industry Cleaning Products, gaining 0.21% today. In the last week its performance is 2.13%, and 6.35% for the past quarter. Currently, Ecolab Inc., ECL has a target price of 117.71, so today’s gain of 0.21% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.23%.
Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL), has a market cap of 34786.21, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 88.10%.
At the current price of 118.85, it has a dividend yield of 1.18%, and its target price is 117.71. This is with a profit margin of 7.50%, and total debt/equity of 1.04. Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has a P/E of 35.69, as well as a forward P/E of 23.69.
With a current EPS of 3.33, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 12.90%,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 11.85%.
Performance for the year is 6.66%. Since its IPO date on 01/05/1988, the total performance to date is 4.56%.
Volume today for Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL), is 894735, while its average volume is 1144.09. Whilst the total gain today was 0.21%, it did have a day high of -2.14%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.28%, and 1.16% for the month. The 52-week low for Ecolab Inc., ECL has been 21.27%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.14%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 9.40%, and its return on assets is 5.30%. Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has an operating margin of 11.60%. With a sales growth of -6.10% 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 3.01, and the P/S is 2.61, along with a P/B of 5.32. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 129.56.