Bloomberg the Company & Products

Bloomberg Anywhere Login


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Last $116.09 USD
Change Today +0.50 / 0.43%
Volume 1.5M
ECL On Other Exchanges
New York
As of 8:04 PM 04/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

ecolab inc (ECL) Snapshot

Previous Close
Day High
Day Low
52 Week High
09/19/14 - $118.46
52 Week Low
01/6/15 - $97.78
Market Cap
Average Volume 10 Days
Shares Outstanding
Dividend Yield
Current Stock Chart for ECOLAB INC (ECL)

ecolab inc (ECL) Related Businessweek News

View More BusinessWeek News

ecolab inc (ECL) Details

Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services for customers worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Global Industrial, Global Institutional, Global Energy, and Other. The Global Industrial segment provides water treatment and process applications, and cleaning and sanitizing solutions primarily to large industrial customers within the manufacturing, food and beverage processing, chemical, mining and primary metals, power generation, pulp and paper, and commercial laundry industries. The Global Institutional segment offers specialized cleaning and sanitizing products to the foodservice, hospitality, lodging, healthcare, government and education, and retail industries. The Global Energy segment provides the process chemicals and water treatment needs of the petroleum and petrochemical industries in upstream and downstream applications. The Other segment offers pest elimination, and kitchen repair and maintenance services. The company sells its products through company-employed field sales personnel, healthcare distributors, and dealers. Ecolab Inc. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.

47,430 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/15
Founded in 1923

ecolab inc (ECL) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $595.0K
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $487.5K
Executive Vice President and President of Nal...
Total Annual Compensation: $518.8K
Executive Vice President and President of Glo...
Total Annual Compensation: $486.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ecolab inc (ECL) Key Developments

Ecolab Inc. Purchases 17-Story Office Building in Downtown St. Paul, Minnesota

Ecolab Inc. announced that it is purchasing a 17-story office building in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota and will consolidate its local staff and operations there by the end of 2018. The company said it will relocate its headquarters and staff from three buildings elsewhere in downtown St. Paul to the North Tower. The company plans to begin that process later this year.

Ecolab Plans to Relocate 1,500 Employees by the End of 2018

Ecolab announced that the company plans to relocate all 1,500 of its downtown employees into the 17-story building by the end of 2018. The company agreed to buy the pyramid-topped Travelers tower just a couple of blocks west of its current headquarters on Wabasha Street. Terms of the sale, which is expected to close during the third quarter of 2015, were not disclosed.

Ecolab Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on April 1, 2015

The board of directors of Ecolab Inc. declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.33 per common share, to be paid April 1, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 10, 2015.


Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup
Recently Viewed
ECL:US $116.09 USD +0.50

ECL Competitors

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Last Change
Becton Dickinson and Co $142.04 USD -2.29
PPG Industries Inc $220.85 USD -2.46
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd ¥7,924 JPY +129.00
Stryker Corp $94.63 USD -2.27
Sherwin-Williams Co/The $282.91 USD +0.29
View Industry Companies

Industry Analysis


Industry Average

Valuation ECL Industry Range
Price/Earnings 29.4x
Price/Sales 2.4x
Price/Book 4.7x
Price/Cash Flow 28.6x
TEV/Sales 1.9x

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Report Data Issue

To contact ECOLAB INC, please visit Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at