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We assign a fundamental rating of **6** out of 10 to **ECL**. **ECL** was compared to 84 industry peers in the **Chemicals** industry. **ECL** gets an excellent profitability rating and is at the same time showing great financial health properties. While showing a medium growth rate, **ECL** is valued expensive at the moment. These ratings would make **ECL** suitable for quality investing!

Looking at the **Return On Assets**, with a value of **9.25%**, **ECL** belongs to the top of the industry, outperforming **91.67%** of the companies in the same industry.

The **Return On Equity** of **ECL** (**23.92%**) is better than **92.86%** of its industry peers.

The **Return On Invested Capital** of **ECL** (**11.88%**) is better than **91.67%** of its industry peers.

The **Average Return On Invested Capital** over the past 3 years for **ECL** is above the industry average of **6.35%**.

The 3 year average ROIC (**8.73%**) for **ECL** is below the current ROIC(**11.88%**), indicating increased profibility in the last year.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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ROA | 9.25% | ||

ROE | 23.92% | ||

ROIC | 11.88% |

ROA(3y)5.57%

ROA(5y)3.5%

ROE(3y)15.93%

ROE(5y)9.24%

ROIC(3y)8.73%

ROIC(5y)9.03%

Looking at the **Profit Margin**, with a value of **13.04%**, **ECL** belongs to the top of the industry, outperforming **91.67%** of the companies in the same industry.

With an excellent **Gross Margin** value of **43.17%**, **ECL** belongs to the best of the industry, outperforming **86.90%** of the companies in the same industry.

In the last couple of years the **Gross Margin** of **ECL** has remained more or less at the same level.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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OM | 16.29% | ||

PM (TTM) | 13.04% | ||

GM | 43.17% |

OM growth 3Y0.52%

OM growth 5Y-1.24%

PM growth 3YN/A

PM growth 5Y-1.67%

GM growth 3Y-1.08%

GM growth 5Y-0.45%

With a Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) just above the Cost of Capital (WACC), **ECL** is creating some value.

The number of shares outstanding for **ECL** has been increased compared to 1 year ago.

Compared to 5 years ago, **ECL** has less shares outstanding

An Altman-Z score of **5.01** indicates that **ECL** is not in any danger for bankruptcy at the moment.

The **Altman-Z score** of **ECL** (**5.01**) is better than **92.86%** of its industry peers.

With an excellent **Debt to FCF ratio** value of **3.80**, **ECL** belongs to the best of the industry, outperforming **80.95%** of the companies in the same industry.

A Debt/Equity ratio of **0.82** indicates that **ECL** is somewhat dependend on debt financing.

Looking at the **Debt to Equity ratio**, with a value of **0.82**, **ECL** is in line with its industry, outperforming **41.67%** of the companies in the same industry.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Debt/Equity | 0.82 | ||

Debt/FCF | 3.8 | ||

Altman-Z | 5.01 |

ROIC/WACC1.41

WACC8.44%

A Current Ratio of **1.30** indicates that **ECL** should not have too much problems paying its short term obligations.

A Quick Ratio of **0.97** indicates that **ECL** may have some problems paying its short term obligations.

With a **Quick ratio** value of **0.97**, **ECL** is not doing good in the industry: **70.24%** of the companies in the same industry are doing better.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Current Ratio | 1.3 | ||

Quick Ratio | 0.97 |

The **Earnings Per Share** has grown by an impressive **29.82%** over the past year.

Measured over the past years, **ECL** shows a decrease in **Earnings Per Share**. The EPS has been decreasing by **-0.15%** on average per year.

Looking at the last year, **ECL** shows a small growth in **Revenue**. The Revenue has grown by **4.13%** in the last year.

The **Revenue** has been growing slightly by **0.87%** on average over the past years.

EPS 1Y (TTM)29.82%

EPS 3Y7.79%

EPS 5Y-0.15%

EPS Q2Q%18.83%

Revenue 1Y (TTM)4.13%

Revenue growth 3Y9.12%

Revenue growth 5Y0.87%

Sales Q2Q%1.02%

The **Earnings Per Share** is expected to grow by **14.25%** on average over the next years. This is quite good.

EPS Next Y28.98%

EPS Next 2Y20.57%

EPS Next 3Y17.93%

EPS Next 5Y14.25%

Revenue Next Year2.8%

Revenue Next 2Y3.3%

Revenue Next 3Y4.03%

Revenue Next 5Y4.93%

The EPS growth rate is accelerating: in the next years the growth will be better than in the last years.

When comparing the Revenue growth rate of the last years to the growth rate of the upcoming years, we see that the growth is accelerating.

A **Price/Earnings** ratio of **39.05** indicates a quite expensive valuation of **ECL**.

Based on the **Price/Earnings** ratio, **ECL** is valued a bit more expensive than the industry average as 63.10% of the companies are valued more cheaply.

Compared to an average S&P500 **Price/Earnings** ratio of **29.10**, **ECL** is valued a bit more expensive.

With a **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio of **32.99**, **ECL** can be considered very expensive at the moment.

70.24% of the companies in the same industry are cheaper than **ECL**, based on the **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio.

Compared to an average S&P500 **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio of **23.79**, **ECL** is valued a bit more expensive.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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PE | 39.05 | ||

Fwd PE | 32.99 |

Based on the **Enterprise Value to EBITDA** ratio, **ECL** is valued a bit more expensive than 75.00% of the companies in the same industry.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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P/FCF | 35.34 | ||

EV/EBITDA | 22.13 |

PEG (NY)1.35

PEG (5Y)N/A

EPS Next 2Y20.57%

EPS Next 3Y17.93%

With a **Dividend Yield** of **0.93**, **ECL** pays less dividend than the S&P500 average, which is at **2.21**.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Dividend Yield | 0.93% |

The dividend of **ECL** has a limited annual growth rate of **4.71%**.

Dividend Growth(5Y)4.71%

Div Incr Years33

Div Non Decr Years33

The dividend of **ECL** is growing, but earnings are growing more, so the dividend growth is sustainable.

DP32.16%

EPS Next 2Y20.57%

EPS Next 3Y17.93%

**ECOLAB INC**

NYSE:ECL (11/13/2024, 8:04:00 PM)

After market: 249.9 0 (0%)**249.9**

**+1.59 (+0.64%) **

Chartmill FA Rating

GICS SectorMaterials

GICS IndustryGroupMaterials

GICS IndustryChemicals

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PE | 39.05 | ||

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ROA | 9.25% | ||

ROE | 23.92% | ||

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OM | 16.29% | ||

PM (TTM) | 13.04% | ||

GM | 43.17% | ||

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Debt/Equity | 0.82 | ||

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Current Ratio | 1.3 | ||

Quick Ratio | 0.97 | ||

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EPS 1Y (TTM)29.82%

EPS 3Y7.79%

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