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Ecolab Inc. (ECL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 13, 2014

Ecolab Inc. ( ECL ) 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 ( PG ) and Unilever PLC ( UL ). 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%.

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:

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries ( XLB )
  • Vanguard Materials ETF ( VAW )
  • ProShares Ultra Basic Materials ( UYM ).

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%.

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


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

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