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Market Cap $M31,326Revenue $M13,253Net Margin (%)8.2Z-Score3.0
Enterprise Value $M37,994EPS $3.2Operating Margin %13.5F-Score6
P/E(ttm))27.7Cash Flow Per Share $3.3Pre-tax Margin (%)11.6Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book4.110-y EBITDA Growth Rate %9.2Quick Ratio0.8Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales2.35-y EBITDA Growth Rate %12.4Current Ratio1.1Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow21.9y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %22.7ROA % (ttm)5.9Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %1.1Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)15.8Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %29.0Shares Outstanding M300ROI % (ttm)5.0Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with ECL

Number of guru portfolios checked: 85. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
ECLTom Gayner 2014-06-30 Add0.06%$103.7 - $110.34
($107.1)
$ 104.38-2%Add 25.71%88,000
ECLTom Gayner 2014-03-31 Add0.04%$98.03 - $111.24
($104.68)
$ 104.380%Add 24.11%70,000
ECLChris Davis 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.14%$98.03 - $111.24
($104.68)
$ 104.380%Reduce -10.46%4,585,043
ECLJohn Burbank 2013-09-30 Sold Out -0.24%$85.83 - $99.12
($93.04)
$ 104.3812%Sold Out0
ECLJohn Burbank 2013-06-30 Buy 0.24%$79.34 - $89.14
($84.42)
$ 104.3824%New holding, 84482 sh.84,482
ECLJohn Burbank 2012-12-31 Sold Out -1.4%$63.63 - $72.72
($69.62)
$ 104.3850%Sold Out0
ECLChris Davis 2012-09-30 Add0.23%$63.47 - $68.96
($65.76)
$ 104.3859%Add 38.58%5,471,798
ECLJohn Burbank 2012-09-30 Add0.18%$63.47 - $68.96
($65.76)
$ 104.3859%Add 14.42%468,200
ECLJohn Burbank 2012-06-30 Add0.45%$60.49 - $67.7
($63.97)
$ 104.3863%Add 91.3%409,200
ECLTom Gayner 2011-12-31 Add0.07%$48.07 - $57.81
($54.21)
$ 104.3892%Add 83.33%48,400
ECLRon Baron 2011-12-31 Add0.02%$48.07 - $57.81
($54.21)
$ 104.3892%Add 30.5%269,736
ECLJean-Marie Eveillard 2011-12-31 Sold Out -0.01%$48.07 - $57.81
($54.21)
$ 104.3892%Sold Out0
ECLChris Davis 2011-09-30 Buy 0.43%$44.53 - $56.64
($51.13)
$ 104.38104%New holding, 3917578 sh.3,917,578
ECLTom Gayner 2011-09-30 Buy 0.08%$44.53 - $56.64
($51.13)
$ 104.38104%New holding, 26400 sh.26,400
ECLJean-Marie Eveillard 2011-09-30 Buy 0.01%$44.53 - $56.64
($51.13)
$ 104.38104%New holding, 50000 sh.50,000
ECLRon Baron 2011-09-30 Reduce-0.11%$44.53 - $56.64
($51.13)
$ 104.38104%Reduce -62.86%206,692
ECLRay Dalio 2011-09-30 Sold Out -0.0043%$44.53 - $56.64
($50.82)
$ 104.38105%Sold Out0
ECLDodge & Cox 2011-03-31 Sold Out $47.12 - $50.62
($49.24)
$ 104.38112%Sold Out0
ECLRon Baron 2011-03-31 Reduce-0.19%$47.12 - $50.62
($49.24)
$ 104.38112%Reduce -56%533,822
ECLBill Gates 2010-12-31 Add0.5%$47.04 - $52.3
($49.72)
$ 104.38110%Add 54.22%4,266,425
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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.

ECL is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
ECL Tom Gayner 2014-09-30101,0000.030.33+14.77%
ECL Bill Gates 2014-09-304,366,4251.452.3
ECL Chris Davis 2014-09-304,262,1091.421.5-0.07%
ECL Mario Gabelli 2014-09-30631,0010.210.39-3.77%
ECL Ron Baron 2014-09-30218,8690.070.1-5.64%
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ECL: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Beck ChristopheEVP and Regions President 2014-12-05Sell10,400$109.75-4.89view
SEIFERT JAMES JEx.VP, Gen. Counsel & Secy. 2014-11-25Sell23,100$113.75-8.24view
Inchaustegui RobertoEVP & Pres.-Global Serv & Spec 2014-11-21Sell28,350$115-9.23view
SEIFERT JAMES JEx.VP, Gen. Counsel & Secy. 2014-11-20Sell23,100$113.75-8.24view
BAKER DOUGLAS M JRChairman and CEO 2014-11-20Sell45,000$113.39-7.95view
LEVIN JERRY WDirector 2014-08-29Sell855$114.68-8.98view
Berger Larry LExecutive VP & CTO 2014-08-25Sell2,200$114.79-9.07view
Hughes Bryan LSr. VP & Corporate Controler 2014-08-25Sell3,075$114.34-8.71view
LEVIN JERRY WDirector 2014-06-11Sell1,592$109.41-4.6view
BAKER DOUGLAS M JRChairman and CEO 2014-06-11Sell30,000$109.38-4.57view

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    Upcoming Reports in the Specialty Chemicals Segment Oct 28 2013 
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    4 Dogs of the Dividend Aristocrats Index Jul 18 2013 
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