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Ecolab (NYSE:ECL)


Ecolab stock research in summary

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Ecolab shares are more expensive than other comparable stocks. While they show above average growth, they are riskily financed, and are poor value. We recommend evaluating whether the future of the company Ecolab is really as positive as the high price of the shares suggests. If you come to the conclusion that the future for this company is only average, that could be a reason to sell this share.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country USA
Industry Specialty Chemicals
Index SET, S&P 500
Size class XX-Large

May 17, 2019. Stock data may be delayed. Login to get the most recent research.




Research History: Ecolab

RESEARCH HISTORY 2016 2017 2018 2019
VALUE
VALUE
GROWTH
GROWTH
SAFETY
SAFETY
COMBINED
COMBINED

Last update of Combined Rank: 22-Mar-2019. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better Ecolab is in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

VALUE METRICS 2016 2017 2018 2019
PRICE VS. REVENUES (P/S)
PRICE VS. REVENUES (P/S)
PRICE VS. PROFITS (P/E)
PRICE VS. PROFITS (P/E)
PRICE VS. CAPITAL (Market-to-Book)
PRICE VS. CAPITAL (Market-to-Book)
DIVIDEND YIELD
DIVIDEND YIELD
CONSOLIDATED RANK: VALUE
CONSOLIDATED RANK: VALUE

Last update of Value Rank: 17-May-2019. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of Ecolab; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2016 2017 2018 2019
REVENUE GROWTH
REVENUE GROWTH
PROFIT GROWTH
PROFIT GROWTH
STOCK RETURNS
STOCK RETURNS
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 30-Jun-2018. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of Ecolab.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2016 2017 2018 2019
LEVERAGE
LEVERAGE
REFINANCING
REFINANCING
LIQUIDITY
LIQUIDITY
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 30-Jun-2018. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of Ecolab and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for Ecolab from May 17, 2019.


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