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    Ecolab Inc. (ECL)

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    116.15 0.50(0.43%) Feb 26, 4:05PM EST
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    Data provided by Capital IQ, except where noted.
    Valuation Measures 
    Market Cap (intraday)5:34.86B
    Enterprise Value (Feb 27, 2015)3:41.22B
    Trailing P/E (ttm, intraday):29.55
    Forward P/E (fye Dec 31, 2016)1:21.92
    PEG Ratio (5 yr expected)1:1.74
    Price/Sales (ttm):2.43
    Price/Book (mrq):4.74
    Enterprise Value/Revenue (ttm)3:2.89
    Enterprise Value/EBITDA (ttm)6:14.16
    Financial Highlights 
    Fiscal Year
    Fiscal Year Ends:Dec 31
    Most Recent Quarter (mrq):Dec 31, 2014
    Profitability
    Profit Margin (ttm):8.42%
    Operating Margin (ttm):14.27%
    Management Effectiveness
    Return on Assets (ttm):6.52%
    Return on Equity (ttm):16.53%
    Income Statement
    Revenue (ttm):14.28B
    Revenue Per Share (ttm):47.59
    Qtrly Revenue Growth (yoy):3.40%
    Gross Profit (ttm):6.01B
    EBITDA (ttm)6:2.91B
    Net Income Avl to Common (ttm):1.20B
    Diluted EPS (ttm):3.93
    Qtrly Earnings Growth (yoy):16.90%
    Balance Sheet
    Total Cash (mrq):209.60M
    Total Cash Per Share (mrq):0.70
    Total Debt (mrq):6.57B
    Total Debt/Equity (mrq):88.99
    Current Ratio (mrq):1.11
    Book Value Per Share (mrq):24.38
    Cash Flow Statement
    Operating Cash Flow (ttm):N/A
    Levered Free Cash Flow (ttm):N/A
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    Income Statement - Balance Sheet - Cash Flow

    Trading Information 
    Stock Price History
    Beta:0.62
    52-Week Change3:7.80%
    S&P500 52-Week Change3:13.51%
    52-Week High (Sep 19, 2014)3:118.46
    52-Week Low (Jan 6, 2015)3:97.78
    50-Day Moving Average3:106.85
    200-Day Moving Average3:109.92
    Share Statistics
    Avg Vol (3 month)3:1,764,720
    Avg Vol (10 day)3:1,675,150
    Shares Outstanding5:300.10M
    Float:270.61M
    % Held by Insiders1:9.59%
    % Held by Institutions1:76.30%
    Shares Short (as of Jan 30, 2015)3:4.86M
    Short Ratio (as of Jan 30, 2015)3:2.60
    Short % of Float (as of Jan 30, 2015)3:2.00%
    Shares Short (prior month)3:3.70M
    Dividends & Splits
    Forward Annual Dividend Rate4:1.32
    Forward Annual Dividend Yield4:1.20%
    Trailing Annual Dividend Yield3:1.16
    Trailing Annual Dividend Yield3:1.00%
    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 Dec 31, 2014)
    ttm = Trailing Twelve Months (as of Dec 31, 2014)
    yoy = Year Over Year (as of Dec 31, 2014)
    lfy = Last Fiscal Year (as of Dec 31, 2014)
    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.