Ecolab, Inc.


Market Cap$66.43B

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P/E RatioDividendsReturn on EquityPrice-to-SalesDebt-to-Equity
Ecolab, Inc.Ecolab, Inc.42.80.94%19%4.30.9
marketMarket Avg53.21.27%29%-1.3
MaterialsMaterials Avg19.72.16%18%4.11

Earnings Call Q4 2023

February 13, 2024 - AI Summary

Ecolab reported strong performance in the fourth quarter, with organic sales growth of 6% and adjusted earnings per share up 22%.
The company's gross margin expanded by 330 basis points, driven by value-based pricing and lower delivered product costs. Operating income margin increased by 200 basis points to 16%.
Institutional & Specialty segment saw accelerated volume growth and drove further value pricing, leading to mid single-digit growth. Europe was a drag on overall growth, but excluding Europe, volume growth was 3%.

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Target Price by Analysts

8.7% upsideEcolab Target Price DetailsTarget Price

Current Fair Value

55.5% downside

Overvalued by 55.5% based on the discounted cash flow analysis.

Share Statistics

Market cap$66.43 Billion
Enterprise Value$73.49 Billion
Dividend Yield$2.1913 (0.94%)
Earnings per Share$5.4
Outstanding Shares285,569,775
Avg 30 Day Volume1,129,136


Return on Equity-
Return on Assets-
Return on Invested Capital-

Valuation & Multiples

P/E Ratio42.83
Price to Sales4.32
Price to Book Ratio8.33
Enterprise Value to Revenue4.74
Enterprise Value to EBIT32.32
Enterprise Value to Net Income47
Total Debt to Enterprise0.1
Debt to Equity0.92

Revenue Sources

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ESG Score

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About Ecolab, Inc.

CEO: Douglas Baker