ETFs with ECL as a Top 10 Holding*Sponsored by:
|Weighting||ETF Name (Symbol)||100-Day Price Change (%)|
|4.96%||Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries (XLB)||+4.28 (10.64%)|
|4.7%||iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index (IYM)||+8.15 (11.55%)|
|3.48%||Vanguard Materials ETF (VAW)||+9.97 (10.94%)|
|3.4%||First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund (FXZ)||+3.56 (12.87%)|
|3.37%||Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF (RTM)||+8.00 (11.62%)|
*Data is provided by Barchart.com. Data reflects weightings calculated at the beginning of each month. Data is subject to change.
**Green highlights the top performing ETF by % change in the past 100 days.
Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Ecolab was incorporated as a Delaware corporation in 1924. Our fiscal year is the calendar year ending December 31. In 2012, we took the following actions to continue to build our business: † Throughout the year, we made significant progress in integrating Nalco Holding Company (“Nalco”), which we acquired by means of a merger in December 2011. † In January 2012, we announced that we are undertaking a restructuring and other cost-saving actions in connection with the integration of the Nalco business, which includes a reduction of our global workforce and the streamlining of our supply chain footprint. We expect total charges relating to these actions to be approximately $180 million and this restructuring plan to be substantially completed by the end of 2013. † Also in January, we redeemed $1.7 billion of Nalco outstanding senior notes. ... More ...