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Ecolab EV-to-FCF

: 55.54 (As of Today)
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EV-to-FCF is calculated as enterprise value divided by its free cash flow. As of today, Ecolab's Enterprise Value is $57,833 Mil. Ecolab's Free Cash Flow for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was $1,041 Mil. Therefore, Ecolab's EV-to-FCF for today is 55.54.

The historical rank and industry rank for Ecolab's EV-to-FCF or its related term are showing as below:

ECL' s EV-to-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.49   Med: 42.71   Max: 214.52
Current: 55.54

During the past 13 years, the highest EV-to-FCF of Ecolab was 214.52. The lowest was 23.49. And the median was 42.71.

ECL's EV-to-FCF is ranked worse than
74.28% of 727 companies
in the Chemicals industry
Industry Median: 24.13 vs ECL: 55.54

EV-to-FCF is a valuation multiple that allows analysts and investors to compare stocks, preferably in the same sector or industry. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the PE Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

As of today (2022-08-12), Ecolab's stock price is $171.13. Ecolab's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was $3.840. Therefore, Ecolab's PE Ratio for today is 44.57.


Competitive Comparison

For the Specialty Chemicals subindustry, Ecolab's EV-to-FCF, along with its competitors' market caps and EV-to-FCF data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Ecolab EV-to-FCF Distribution

For the Chemicals industry and Basic Materials sector, Ecolab's EV-to-FCF distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Ecolab's EV-to-FCF falls into.



Ecolab EV-to-FCF Calculation

Ecolab's EV-to-FCF for today is calculated as:

EV-to-FCF=Enterprise Value (Today)/Free Cash Flow (TTM)
=57832.503/1041.2
=55.54

Ecolab's current Enterprise Value is $57,833 Mil.
Ecolab's Free Cash Flow for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $1,041 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Ecolab  (NYSE:ECL) EV-to-FCF Explanation

EV-to-FCF is a valuation multiple that allows analysts and investors to compare stocks, preferably in the same sector or industry. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the PE Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

Ecolab's PE Ratio for today is calculated as:

PE Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings per Share (Diluted) (TTM)
=171.13/3.840
=44.57

Ecolab's share price for today is $171.13.
Ecolab's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $3.840.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

Enterprise Value is used because it is a more complete measure in reflecting how much an investor pays when buying a company. Free Cash Flow is an important financial metric because it represents the actual amount of cash at a company's disposal. Companies with a low EV-to-FCF ratio, combined with a strong balance sheet are generally considered as undervalued.


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Ecolab Business Description

Ecolab logo
Address
1 Ecolab Place, Saint Paul, MN, USA, 55102
Ecolab produces and markets cleaning and sanitation products for the hospitality, healthcare, and industrial markets. The firm is the global market share leader in this category with a wide array of products and services, including dish and laundry washing systems, pest control, and infection control products. The company has a strong hold on the U.S. market and is looking to increase its profitability abroad. Additionally, Ecolab serves customers in water, manufacturing, and life sciences end markets, selling customized solutions.
Executives
Sved Gergely officer: EVP & PRES - HC & LIFE SCI 1 ECOLAB PLACE ST. PAUL MN 55102
Bradway Jennifer J officer: SVP & CORPORATE CONTROLLER 1 ECOLAB PLACE ST. PAUL MN 55102
De Boo Alexander A. officer: EVP & PRES - GLOBAL MARKETS 1 ECOLAB PLACE SAINT PAUL MN 55102
Peterson Gail officer: SVP - Global Mktg & Comms 1 ECOLAB PLACE SAINT PAUL MN 55102
Charton Jerome officer: EVP - Global Regions 1 ECOLAB PLACE SAINT PAUL MN 55102
Duijser Machiel officer: EVP & CSCO 1 ECOLAB PLACE ST. PAUL MN 55102
Zillmer John J director ARAMARK CORP 1101 MARKET ST PHILADELPHIA PA 19107
Biller Leslie S director 10877 WILSHIRE BLVD 17TH FLOOR LOS ANGELES CA 90024
Mckibben Tracy B director 100 RIVERSIDE BOULEVARD #3S NEW YORK NY 10069
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Ettinger Jeffrey M director 1 HORMEL PLACE AUSTINE MN 55912
Beck Barbara director 5301 N IRONWOOD RD MILWAUKEE WI 53217
Higgins Arthur J director C/O ZIMMER, INC. P.O. BOX 708 WARSAW IN 46580
Larson Michael director 2365 CARILLON POINT KIRKLAND WA 98033
Maclennan David director 14701 CHARLSON ROAD EDEN PRAIRIE MN 55347

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