Ecolab Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 14, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15,
2013. 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 $84.25, the dividend yield is 1.09%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ECL was $84.25,
representing a -5.83% decrease from the 52 week high of $89.47 and
a 36.64% increase over the 52 week low of $61.66.
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 $2.72. Zacks Investment Research reports ECL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.79%, compared to an
industry average of 8.9%.
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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 Mega Cap Value ETF (
- Vanguard Materials ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials (
- iShares MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility Index Fund
The top-performing ETF of this group is MGV with an increase of
11.33% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent
weighting of ECL at 4.49%.