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Market Cap $M34,129Revenue $M13,545Net Margin (%)7.4Altman Z-Score3.2
Enterprise Value $M40,572EPS $3.3Operating Margin %11.5Piotroski F-Score6
P/E(ttm)34.8Beneish M-Score-2.8Pre-tax Margin (%)9.7Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book5.010-y EBITDA Growth Rate %10.2Quick Ratio0.6Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales2.65-y EBITDA Growth Rate %12.0Current Ratio0.9Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Free Cash Flow29.3y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-14.1ROA % (ttm)5.3Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %1.2PEG2.9ROE % (ttm)14.4Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %40.0Shares Outstanding M296ROIC % (ttm)8.9Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with ECL

Number of guru portfolios checked: 68.
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
ECLChris Davis 2015-12-31 Reduce-0.18%$112.39 - $122.1
($117.69)
$ 115.30-2%Reduce -14.52%2,339,556
ECLTom Gayner 2015-12-31 Add0.03%$112.39 - $122.1
($117.69)
$ 115.30-2%Add 7.05%159,500
ECLMario Gabelli 2015-12-31 Reduce-0.02%$112.39 - $122.1
($117.69)
$ 115.30-2%Reduce -5.65%485,851
ECLRon Baron 2015-12-31 Sold Out -0.01%$112.39 - $122.1
($117.69)
$ 115.30-2%Sold Out0
ECLChris Davis 2015-09-30 Reduce-0.6%$104.53 - $116.75
($111.9)
$ 115.303%Reduce -35.70%2,736,911
ECLTom Gayner 2015-09-30 Add0.03%$104.53 - $116.75
($111.9)
$ 115.303%Add 8.76%149,000
ECLMario Gabelli 2015-09-30 Reduce-0.02%$104.53 - $116.75
($111.9)
$ 115.303%Reduce -6.37%514,941
ECLRon Baron 2015-09-30 Reduce$104.53 - $116.75
($111.9)
$ 115.303%Reduce -32.78%22,251
ECLTom Gayner 2015-06-30 Add0.03%$111.98 - $117.73
($114.98)
$ 115.300%Add 8.73%137,000
ECLChris Davis 2015-06-30 Reduce-0.02%$111.98 - $117.73
($114.98)
$ 115.300%Reduce -1.39%4,256,408
ECLRon Baron 2015-06-30 Reduce-0.01%$111.98 - $117.73
($114.98)
$ 115.300%Reduce -40.20%33,100
ECLMario Gabelli 2015-06-30 Reduce-0.01%$111.98 - $117.73
($114.98)
$ 115.300%Reduce -3.93%549,971
ECLJoel Greenblatt 2015-06-30 Sold Out $111.98 - $117.73
($114.98)
$ 115.300%Sold Out0
ECLRon Baron 2015-03-31 Reduce-0.06%$98.93 - $116.77
($109.58)
$ 115.305%Reduce -71.97%55,355
ECLTom Gayner 2015-03-31 Add0.04%$98.93 - $116.77
($109.58)
$ 115.305%Add 11.50%126,000
ECLJoel Greenblatt 2015-03-31 Reduce-0.03%$98.93 - $116.77
($109.58)
$ 115.305%Reduce -85.67%5,366
ECLChris Davis 2015-03-31 Reduce-0.02%$98.93 - $116.77
($109.58)
$ 115.305%Reduce -1.32%4,316,350
ECLMario Gabelli 2015-03-31 Reduce-0.01%$98.93 - $116.77
($109.58)
$ 115.305%Reduce -4.48%572,476
ECLJoel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Buy 0.03%$101.55 - $114.65
($109.45)
$ 115.305%New holding37,433
ECLTom Gayner 2014-06-30 Add0.06%$103.7 - $110.34
($107.1)
$ 115.308%Add 25.71%88,000
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

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ECL: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
SEIFERT JAMES JEx.VP, Gen. Counsel & Secy. 2016-03-11Sell3,330$106.598.17view
GATES WILLIAM H III10% Owner 2016-03-10Buy499,999$105.369.43view
Hickey Michael AEVP & Pres. Global Inst. 2015-11-23Sell20,900$119.19-3.26view
Inchaustegui RobertoEVP & Pres.-Global Serv & Spec 2015-11-20Sell28,350$118.14-2.4view
Beck ChristopheEVP & Pres-Global Water 2015-11-13Sell13,430$114.830.41view
BAKER DOUGLAS M JRChairman and CEO 2015-11-06Sell42,500$116.97-1.43view
Beck ChristopheEVP & Pres-Global Water 2015-09-08Sell3,450$108.356.41view
Taylor Stephen MEVP and Pres. - Nalco Champion 2015-08-10Sell40,142$116.4-0.95view
Mulhere Timothy PEVP & Regions President 2015-06-17Sell4,290$1150.26view
Aronson Martha GoldbergEVP & Pres.-Global Healthcare 2015-06-17Sell1,000$1150.26view

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