Ecolab Inc. (ECL)

148.67 -1.75%
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Pros
Stock price low relative to the 52-week range
Company’s profitability is improving
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/S ratio low relative to industry peers
Forward PEG ratio low relative to industry peers
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons

None for now.

Pros

  1. ECL stock price ($144.42) is close to the 52-week low ($144.03). Perhaps now is a good time to buy? See ECL price chart.
  2. ECL profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 1.55 percentage points. See ECL profitability chart.
  3. ECL forward dividend yield is 1.24%, higher than the industry (1.18%) and sector (0.32%) forward dividend yields. See ECL forward dividend chart.
  4. ECL Price/Sales ratio is 3.06, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See ECL forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  5. ECL PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 2.79, which is low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See ECL PEG chart.
  6. ECL average analyst rating is Buy. See ECL analyst rating chart.
  7. ECL average analyst price target ($179.79) is above its current price ($144.42). See ECL price target chart.

Cons

None that we could think of.