Ecolab Inc. (ECL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 17, 2018

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Ecolab Inc. ( ECL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 17, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.41 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased ECL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that ECL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $156.54, the dividend yield is 1.05%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ECL was $156.54, representing a -0.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $156.71 and a 24.49% increase over the 52 week low of $125.74.

ECL is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Procter & Gamble Company ( PG ) and Unilever NV ( UN ). ECL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.31. Zacks Investment Research reports ECL's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 14.59%, compared to an industry average of 13.7%.

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 MSCI USA ESG Select ETF ( SUSA )
  • Fidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF ( FMAT )
  • Vanguard Materials ETF ( VAW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SUSA with an increase of 6.53% over the last 100 days. PHO has the highest percent weighting of ECL at 8.3%.

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 , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: ECL , PG , UN , PHO , PIO , SUSA , FMAT , VAW

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