Ecolab Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 13, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.275 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15,
2014. Shareholders who purchased ECL stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that ECL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $109.33, the dividend yield is 1.01%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ECL was $109.33,
representing a -2.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $111.83 and
a 32.39% increase over the 52 week low of $82.58.
ECL is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Procter & Gamble Company (
) and Unilever PLC (
). ECL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.24. Zacks Investment Research reports ECL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 17.96%, compared to an
industry average of 16.7%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to ECL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ECL as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries (
- Vanguard Materials ETF (
- ProShares Ultra Basic Materials (
The top-performing ETF of this group is UYM with an increase of
13.86% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent
weighting of ECL at 4.6%.