Ecolab Inc (ECL)
NYSE:ECL

Ecolab (ECL) Stock Forecast & Price Target

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ECL Analyst Ratings

Moderate Buy
14Ratings
6 Buy
8 Hold
0 Sell
Based on 14 analysts giving stock ratings to
Ecolab
in the past 3 months
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ECL Stock 12 Months Forecast

Average Price Target

$159.21
▲(9.34% Upside)
Based on 14 Wall Street analysts offering 12 month price targets for Ecolab in the last 3 months. The average price target is $159.21 with a high forecast of $190.00 and a low forecast of $135.00. The average price target represents a 9.34% change from the last price of $145.61.
Highest Price Target$190.00Average Price Target$159.21Lowest Price Target$135.00
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Detailed List of Analyst Forecasts​

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Expert Firm
Price Target
Position
Upside / Downside
Action
Date
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Mizuho Securities
$158.00
Hold
8.51%
Upside
Assigned
Ecolab Inc. (ECL) PT Lowered to $158 at Mizuho SecuritiesMizuho Securities analyst Christopher Parkinson lowered the price target on Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) to $158.00 (from $178.00) while maintaining a Neutral rating.
RBC Capital
$155.00
Hold
6.45%
Upside
Reiterated
Analysts Offer Insights on Materials Companies: Agnico Eagle (NYSE: AEM), Ecolab (NYSE: ECL) and Louisiana-Pacific (NYSE: LPX)
Seaport Global
$190.00
Buy
30.49%
Upside
Upgraded
Seaport Global Upgrades Ecolab to Buy, Announces $190 Price Target
Northcoast Research
$188.00
Buy
29.11%
Upside
Upgraded
Northcoast Research Upgrades Ecolab to Buy
Bank of America Securities
$175.00
Hold
20.18%
Upside
Reiterated
Ecolab Inc. (ECL) PT Lowered to $175 at BofA SecuritiesBofA Securities analyst Steve Byrne lowered the price target on Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) to $175.00 (from $183.00) while maintaining a Neutral rating.
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ECL Financial Forecast

ECL Earnings Forecast
Next quarter’s earnings estimate for ECL is $1.27 with a range of $1.18 to $1.54. The previous quarter’s EPS was $1.30. ECL beat its EPS estimate 25.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 51.92% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year ECL has Underperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s earnings estimate for ECL is $1.27 with a range of $1.18 to $1.54. The previous quarter’s EPS was $1.30. ECL beat its EPS estimate 25.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 51.92% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year ECL has Underperformed its overall industry.
ECL Sales Forecast
Next quarter’s sales forecast for ECL is $3.69B with a range of $3.55B to $3.89B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $3.67B. ECL beat its sales estimates 100.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 54.99% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year ECL has Outperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s sales forecast for ECL is $3.69B with a range of $3.55B to $3.89B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $3.67B. ECL beat its sales estimates 100.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 54.99% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year ECL has Outperformed its overall industry.
ECL Analyst Recommendation Trends
In the current month, ECL has received 4 Buy ratings 8 Hold ratings, and 0 Sell ratings. The ECL average analyst price target in the past 3 months is $159.21
In the current month, ECL has received 4 Buy ratings 8 Hold ratings, and 0 Sell ratings. The ECL average analyst price target in the past 3 months is $159.21

ECL Stock Forecast FAQ

What is ECL’s average 12-month price target, according to analysts?
Based on analyst ratings, Ecolab’s 12-month average price target is $159.21.
    What is ECL’s upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target?
    Ecolab has 9.34% upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target.
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      Yes, go to the Analysts’ Top Stocks tool to see stocks with a Strong Buy or Strong Sell analyst rating consensus, according to the top performers.
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          Is ECL a Buy, Sell or Hold?
          Ecolab has a conensus rating of Moderate Buy which is based on 6 buy ratings, 8 hold ratings and 0 sell ratings.
            What is Ecolab’s price target?
            The average price target for Ecolab is $159.21. This is based on 14 Wall Streets Analysts 12-month price targets, issued in the past 3 months.
            The highest analyst price target is $190.00 ,the lowest forecast is $135.00. The average price target represents 9.34% Increase from the current price of $145.61.
              What do analysts say about Ecolab?
              Ecolab’s analyst rating consensus is a ‘Moderate Buy. This is based on the ratings of 14 Wall Streets Analysts.

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