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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
ECL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. ECL: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ECL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.10 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.04
0.01
0.45
Equity to Asset 0.36
ECL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
74% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. ECL: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ECL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.40 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.36
0.31
0.48
Interest Coverage 6.00
ECL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
68% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.34 vs. ECL: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ECL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.51  Med: 9.62 Max: 13.77
Current: 6
4.51
13.77
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.23
M-Score: -2.93
WACC vs ROIC
9.11%
8.96%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 11.58
ECL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1055 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. ECL: 11.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ECL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.89  Med: 11.70 Max: 13.69
Current: 11.58
10.89
13.69
Net-margin (%) 7.49
ECL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. ECL: 7.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ECL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.94  Med: 7.35 Max: 8.71
Current: 7.49
5.94
8.71
ROE (%) 14.72
ECL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1040 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.03 vs. ECL: 14.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ECL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.87  Med: 19.28 Max: 25.68
Current: 14.72
11.87
25.68
ROA (%) 5.30
ECL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. ECL: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ECL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.94  Med: 7.35 Max: 10.72
Current: 5.3
3.94
10.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 30.03
ECL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.33 vs. ECL: 30.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ECL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.5  Med: 40.49 Max: 49.02
Current: 30.03
28.5
49.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.30
ECL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. ECL: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ECL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 10.80 Max: 20.8
Current: 4.3
4.3
20.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.20
ECL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. ECL: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ECL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 11.30 Max: 24.7
Current: 6.2
4.1
24.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.20
ECL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. ECL: 12.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ECL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 12.20 Max: 27.2
Current: 12.2
2.1
27.2
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-28)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

ECL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 88,770 sh (+121.93%)
Pioneer Investments 2,232,093 sh (+13.63%)
Tom Gayner 137,000 sh (+8.73%)
Bill Gates 4,366,425 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mairs and Power 2,480,463 sh (-0.01%)
Chris Davis 4,256,408 sh (-1.39%)
Mario Gabelli 549,971 sh (-3.93%)
Ron Baron 33,100 sh (-40.20%)
Jim Simons 250,722 sh (-60.72%)
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Q3 2015

ECL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Steven Cohen 85,680 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 2,200 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 149,000 sh (+8.76%)
Pioneer Investments 2,303,902 sh (+3.22%)
Bill Gates 4,366,425 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mairs and Power 2,436,649 sh (-1.77%)
Mario Gabelli 514,941 sh (-6.37%)
Louis Moore Bacon 65,000 sh (-26.78%)
Ron Baron 22,251 sh (-32.78%)
Chris Davis 2,736,911 sh (-35.70%)
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Q4 2015

ECL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 119,222 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 159,500 sh (+7.05%)
Bill Gates 4,366,425 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Mairs and Power 2,413,538 sh (-0.95%)
Mario Gabelli 485,851 sh (-5.65%)
Pioneer Investments 2,054,669 sh (-10.82%)
Chris Davis 2,339,556 sh (-14.52%)
Louis Moore Bacon 34,718 sh (-46.59%)
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Q1 2016

ECL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 2,376 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 35,000 sh (New)
David Rolfe 5,650 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 127,300 sh (+266.67%)
Pioneer Investments 2,314,660 sh (+12.65%)
Mairs and Power 2,477,114 sh (+2.63%)
Tom Gayner 162,000 sh (+1.57%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,300 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 4,366,426 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,900 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 474,905 sh (-2.25%)
Chris Davis 2,074,147 sh (-11.34%)
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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Ecolab Inc develops and markets cleaning and sanitizing premium programs, products and services for the hospitality, foodservice, healthcare, industrial and energy markets.

Ecolab Inc was incorporated in the State of Delaware in 1924. The Company provides water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people. The Company delivers comprehensive programs and services to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, energy, healthcare, industrial and hospitality markets in more than 170 countries. Its cleaning and sanitizing programs and products, pest elimination services, and equipment maintenance and repair services support customers in the foodservice, food and beverage processing, hospitality, healthcare, government and education, retail, textile care and commercial facilities management sectors. Its chemicals and technologies are also used in water treatment, pollution control, oil production and refining, steelmaking, papermaking and mining. The Company aggregates its 8 operating units into the four reportable segments: Global Industrial; Global Institutional; Global Energy. Global Industrial segment consists of the global water, global food & beverage, global paper and global textile Care operating units. It provides water treatment and process applications, and cleaning and sanitizing solutions 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. Global Institutional consists of the global institutional, global specialty and global healthcare operating units. Global Energy consists of the global energy operating unit. Global Food & Beverage provides detergents, cleaners, sanitizers, lubricants and animal health products, as well as cleaning systems, electronic dispensers and chemical injectors for the application of chemical products, mainly to dairy plants, dairy farms, breweries, soft-drink bottling plants, and meat, poultry and other food processors. Its Global Paper business provides water and process applications for the pulp and paper industries. It offers a comprehensive portfolio of programs that are used in all main steps of the papermaking process and various grades of paper, including graphic grades, board and packaging, and tissue and towel. Its Global Textile Care business provides products and services that manage the wash process through custom designed programs, premium products, dispensing equipment, water and energy management, and real time data management for large scale, complex commercial operations including uniform rental, hospitality, linen rental and healthcare laundries. Within Global Institutional business it sells specialized cleaners and sanitizers for washing dishes, glassware, flatware, foodservice utensils and kitchen equipment. Its Global Specialty operating unit supplies cleaning and sanitizing chemical products and related items mainly to regional, national and international quick service restaurant chains and

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 35.14
ECL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
75% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.43 vs. ECL: 35.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ECL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.16  Med: 29.04 Max: 38.48
Current: 35.14
17.16
38.48
Forward P/E 25.91
ECL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
90% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.82 vs. ECL: 25.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 35.14
ECL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
74% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.43 vs. ECL: 35.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ECL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.16  Med: 28.93 Max: 38.5
Current: 35.14
17.16
38.5
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 34.24
ECL's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
74% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.49 vs. ECL: 34.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
ECL' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.2  Med: 25.88 Max: 94.06
Current: 34.24
16.2
94.06
P/B 5.18
ECL's P/B is ranked lower than
86% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. ECL: 5.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ECL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.82  Med: 5.11 Max: 6.93
Current: 5.18
2.82
6.93
P/S 2.64
ECL's P/S is ranked lower than
75% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. ECL: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ECL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.06 Max: 2.71
Current: 2.64
1.23
2.71
PFCF 22.29
ECL's PFCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.83 vs. ECL: 22.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ECL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.32  Med: 29.89 Max: 120.86
Current: 22.29
17.32
120.86
POCF 14.85
ECL's POCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.31 vs. ECL: 14.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ECL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.58  Med: 15.87 Max: 29.58
Current: 14.85
10.58
29.58
EV-to-EBIT 26.26
ECL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
73% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.17 vs. ECL: 26.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ECL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.3  Med: 19.30 Max: 32.5
Current: 26.26
12.3
32.5
EV-to-EBITDA 18.59
ECL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
71% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. ECL: 18.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ECL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.4  Med: 13.40 Max: 22.1
Current: 18.59
8.4
22.1
PEG 2.93
ECL's PEG is ranked lower than
60% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. ECL: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ECL' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.62  Med: 2.70 Max: 6.65
Current: 2.93
1.62
6.65
Shiller P/E 45.67
ECL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
75% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 27.98 vs. ECL: 45.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ECL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.11  Med: 40.38 Max: 55.18
Current: 45.67
24.11
55.18
Current Ratio 1.01
ECL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. ECL: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ECL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.26 Max: 1.71
Current: 1.01
0.93
1.71
Quick Ratio 0.68
ECL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. ECL: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ECL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.37
Current: 0.68
0.64
1.37
Days Inventory 73.92
ECL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
57% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 67.04 vs. ECL: 73.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ECL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 52.16  Med: 59.81 Max: 79.67
Current: 73.92
52.16
79.67
Days Sales Outstanding 61.51
ECL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
54% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 59.33 vs. ECL: 61.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ECL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.75  Med: 64.84 Max: 112.49
Current: 61.51
57.75
112.49
Days Payable 50.77
ECL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
54% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 46.88 vs. ECL: 50.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ECL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.78  Med: 49.76 Max: 85.66
Current: 50.77
41.78
85.66

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.19
ECL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
75% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. ECL: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ECL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.81
Current: 1.19
0.85
1.81
Dividend Payout 0.41
ECL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
53% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. ECL: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ECL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.32 Max: 1.18
Current: 0.41
0.21
1.18
Dividend Growth (3y) 17.30
ECL's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. ECL: 17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
ECL' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 11.70 Max: 17.3
Current: 17.3
6.7
17.3
Forward Dividend Yield 1.21
ECL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
78% of the 1037 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. ECL: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.54
ECL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. ECL: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ECL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 2.37 Max: 3.83
Current: 2.54
1.8
3.83
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
ECL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. ECL: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ECL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9  Med: 0.00 Max: 2.4
Current: -0.1
-9
2.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 2.00
ECL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. ECL: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ECL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 2.03 Max: 3.72
Current: 2
1.49
3.72
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.21
ECL's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
72% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. ECL: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.26
ECL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. ECL: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ECL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.43
Current: 1.26
0.7
1.43
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.38
ECL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. ECL: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ECL' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.56 Max: 6.53
Current: 2.38
1.39
6.53
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.79
ECL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. ECL: 3.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ECL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 5.20 Max: 8.1
Current: 3.79
3.1
8.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 16.96
ECL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. ECL: 16.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ECL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.3  Med: 12.50 Max: 19.1
Current: 16.96
8.3
19.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $13,345
EPS (TTM) $ 3.32
Beta1.14
Short Percentage of Float2.12%
52-Week Range $98.62 - 122.48
Shares Outstanding (Mil)293.31

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 13,482 14,209 15,081
EPS ($) 4.44 5.04 5.65
EPS w/o NRI ($) 4.44 5.04 5.65
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
12.23%
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