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tickrz rank
C
Ecolab Inc (ECL)
Consumer Goods | Cleaning Products
CEO: Douglas M. Baker
Employees: 47145
ecolab.com
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
Pure Value Rank356Dividend Rank97
Moat Rank46Financial Strength Rank83
Growth Rank87Momentum Rank276
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
Dividend Yield1.1%
Payout Ratio34.02%
3 yr Dividend Growth13.74%
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio30.93x
P/B Ratio5.69x
P/S Ratio2.93x
EV/EBITDA Ratio16.65x
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Piotroski F-Score8
Debt-to-Equity110%
Interest Coverage7.34x
MOAT
ROE18.8%
ROIC10.74%
Net Margin9.35%
GROWTH
5 yr EPS Growth16.73%
5 yr SPS Growth14.01%
5 yr BPS Growth4.03%
Ecolab Inc 's strong growth translates to a Growth Rank in the top 25% of all stocks
 tickrz summary
Ecolab Inc receives a C ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
 value
 pure value ranking Warren Buffett ranking
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Ecolab Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 30.9x, a P/B ratio of 5.7x, a P/S ratio of 2.9x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 16.7x. Ecolab Inc ranks 356 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.Ecolab Inc ranks 139 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Ecolab Inc warrants further investigation.

 quality
 moat financial strength
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Ecolab Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Consumer Goods sector. Ecolab Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 8 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 7.34x, a debt/equity ratio of 110% and a Moat Rank of 46 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.


 momentum
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 8.97% over the last 12 months. This performance is average compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 276. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Ecolab Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

 yield
 value + yield
Shares currently yield 1.1%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Ecolab Inc ranks 97 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate Ecolab Inc.

 growth
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 16.7% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 14% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 4% speak to its impressive growth ranking.

Ecolab Inc (ECL)
Consumer Goods | Cleaning Products
CEO: Douglas M. Baker
Employees: 47145
ecolab.com


tickrz rank
C

VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio30.93x
P/B Ratio5.69x
P/S Ratio2.93x
EV/EBITDA Ratio16.65x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
Dividend Yield1.1%
Payout Ratio34.02%
3 yr Dividend Growth13.74%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Piotroski F-Score8
Debt-to-Equity110%
Interest Coverage7.34x
MOAT
ROE18.8%
ROIC10.74%
Net Margin9.35%
GROWTH
5 yr EPS Growth16.73%
5 yr SPS Growth14.01%
5 yr BPS Growth4.03%

TICKRZ RANK
Ecolab Inc receives a C ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Ecolab Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 30.9x, a P/B ratio of 5.7x, a P/S ratio of 2.9x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 16.7x. Ecolab Inc ranks 356 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Ecolab Inc ranks 139 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Ecolab Inc warrants further investigation.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Ecolab Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Consumer Goods sector.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Ecolab Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 8 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 7.34x, a debt/equity ratio of 110% and a Moat Rank of 46 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 8.97% over the last 12 months. This performance is average compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 276. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Ecolab Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 1.1%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Ecolab Inc ranks 97 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate Ecolab Inc.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 16.7% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 14% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 4% speak to its impressive growth ranking.