Ecolab Inc. (ECL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 17, 2019

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Ecolab Inc. ( ECL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 17, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.46 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased ECL 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 $198.76, the dividend yield is .93%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ECL was $198.76, representing a -1.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $200.93 and a 46.39% increase over the 52 week low of $135.77.

ECL is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Procter & Gamble Company ( PG ) and Unilever PLC ( UL ). ECL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.04. Zacks Investment Research reports ECL's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 12.47%, compared to an industry average of 1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ECL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to ECL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ECL as a top-10 holding:

  • Invesco Water Resources ETF ( PHO )
  • Invesco Global Water ETF ( PIO )
  • iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF ( IYM )
  • Materials Select Sector SPDR ( XLB )
  • Vanguard Materials ETF ( VAW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PHO with an increase of 15% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ECL at 9.07%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines
Referenced Symbols: ECL , PG , UL , PHO , PIO , IYM , XLB , VAW

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