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    Ecolab Inc. (ECL)

    -NYSE
    106.63 1.34(1.27%) Dec 19, 4:10PM EST
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    Data provided by Capital IQ, except where noted.
    Valuation Measures 
    Market Cap (intraday)5:32.00B
    Enterprise Value (Dec 22, 2014)3:38.01B
    Trailing P/E (ttm, intraday):28.37
    Forward P/E (fye Dec 31, 2015)1:22.31
    PEG Ratio (5 yr expected)1:1.78
    Price/Sales (ttm):2.23
    Price/Book (mrq):4.10
    Enterprise Value/Revenue (ttm)3:2.68
    Enterprise Value/EBITDA (ttm)6:13.33
    Financial Highlights 
    Fiscal Year
    Fiscal Year Ends:Dec 31
    Most Recent Quarter (mrq):Sep 30, 2014
    Profitability
    Profit Margin (ttm):8.15%
    Operating Margin (ttm):14.01%
    Management Effectiveness
    Return on Assets (ttm):6.31%
    Return on Equity (ttm):15.99%
    Income Statement
    Revenue (ttm):14.16B
    Revenue Per Share (ttm):47.13
    Qtrly Revenue Growth (yoy):6.10%
    Gross Profit (ttm):6.01B
    EBITDA (ttm)6:2.85B
    Net Income Avl to Common (ttm):1.15B
    Diluted EPS (ttm):3.76
    Qtrly Earnings Growth (yoy):18.50%
    Balance Sheet
    Total Cash (mrq):198.30M
    Total Cash Per Share (mrq):0.66
    Total Debt (mrq):6.80B
    Total Debt/Equity (mrq):87.57
    Current Ratio (mrq):1.09
    Book Value Per Share (mrq):25.65
    Cash Flow Statement
    Operating Cash Flow (ttm):1.78B
    Levered Free Cash Flow (ttm):1.05B
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    Income Statement - Balance Sheet - Cash Flow

    Trading Information 
    Stock Price History
    Beta:0.60
    52-Week Change3:2.25%
    S&P500 52-Week Change3:13.27%
    52-Week High (Sep 19, 2014)3:118.46
    52-Week Low (Feb 5, 2014)3:97.65
    50-Day Moving Average3:109.30
    200-Day Moving Average3:110.90
    Share Statistics
    Avg Vol (3 month)3:1,443,710
    Avg Vol (10 day)3:1,977,660
    Shares Outstanding5:300.12M
    Float:270.63M
    % Held by Insiders1:9.59%
    % Held by Institutions1:76.30%
    Shares Short (as of Nov 28, 2014)3:3.15M
    Short Ratio (as of Nov 28, 2014)3:2.70
    Short % of Float (as of Nov 28, 2014)3:1.20%
    Shares Short (prior month)3:3.47M
    Dividends & Splits
    Forward Annual Dividend Rate4:1.32
    Forward Annual Dividend Yield4:1.30%
    Trailing Annual Dividend Yield3:1.16
    Trailing Annual Dividend Yield3:1.10%
    5 Year Average Dividend Yield4:1.30%
    Payout Ratio4:29.00%
    Dividend Date3:Jan 15, 2015
    Ex-Dividend Date4:Dec 12, 2014
    Last Split Factor (new per old)2:2:1
    Last Split Date3:Jun 9, 2003

    See Key Statistics Help for definitions of terms used.
    Abbreviation Guide: K = Thousands; M = Millions; B = Billions
    mrq = Most Recent Quarter (as of Sep 30, 2014)
    ttm = Trailing Twelve Months (as of Sep 30, 2014)
    yoy = Year Over Year (as of Sep 30, 2014)
    lfy = Last Fiscal Year (as of Dec 31, 2013)
    fye = Fiscal Year Ending
    1 Data provided by Thomson Reuters
    2 Data provided by EDGAR Online
    3 Data derived from multiple sources or calculated by Yahoo! Finance
    4 Data provided by Morningstar, Inc.
    5 Shares outstanding is taken from the most recently filed quarterly or annual report and Market Cap is calculated using shares outstanding.
    6 EBITDA is calculated by Capital IQ using methodology that may differ from that used by a company in its reporting

    Currency in USD.