ECL Ecolab Inc.

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  • ECL
  • Price as of: Dec 22, 05:05 PM EST
  • $106.83
  • +$0.20
  • +0.2%
  • Industry
  • Cleaning products
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ECL Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    1.24% Consumer Goods Average 2.23%
  • Annual Payout
    $1.32 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    31.5% EPS $4.19
  • Dividend Growth
    28 yrs Since 1986
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DARS Rating™ Breakdown

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Growth History

ECL Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for ECL 14.7% 16.3% 28 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

ECL Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.9650 2013 16.3%
$0.8300 2012 14.5%
Historical Dividend Data

ECL Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.3300 2014-12-04 2014-12-12 2014-12-16 2015-01-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2014-08-07 2014-09-12 2014-09-16 2014-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2014-05-08 2014-06-13 2014-06-17 2014-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2014-02-27 2014-03-07 2014-03-11 2014-04-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2013-12-05 2013-12-13 2013-12-17 2014-01-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2013-08-01 2013-09-13 2013-09-17 2013-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2013-05-02 2013-06-14 2013-06-18 2013-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2013-02-22 2013-03-01 2013-03-05 2013-04-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2012-12-06 2012-12-14 2012-12-18 2012-12-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2012-08-02 2012-09-14 2012-09-18 2012-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2012-05-03 2012-06-15 2012-06-19 2012-07-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2012-02-24 2012-03-02 2012-03-06 2012-04-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2011-12-01 2011-12-16 2011-12-20 2012-01-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2011-08-04 2011-09-16 2011-09-20 2011-10-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2011-05-05 2011-06-17 2011-06-21 2011-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2011-02-25 2011-03-04 2011-03-08 2011-04-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2010-12-02 2010-12-17 2010-12-21 2011-01-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1550 2010-08-06 2010-09-17 2010-09-21 2010-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1550 2010-05-06 2010-06-11 2010-06-15 2010-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1550 2010-02-26 2010-03-05 2010-03-09 2010-04-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1550 2009-12-03 2009-12-11 2009-12-15 2010-01-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2009-08-07 2009-09-11 2009-09-15 2009-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2009-05-08 2009-06-12 2009-06-16 2009-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2009-02-27 2009-03-06 2009-03-10 2009-04-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2008-12-04 2008-12-12 2008-12-16 2009-01-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2008-08-01 2008-09-12 2008-09-16 2008-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2008-05-02 2008-06-13 2008-06-17 2008-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2008-02-22 2008-03-07 2008-03-11 2008-04-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2007-12-06 2007-12-14 2007-12-18 2008-01-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1150 2007-08-03 2007-09-14 2007-09-18 2007-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1150 2007-05-04 2007-06-15 2007-06-19 2007-07-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1150 2007-02-23 2007-03-16 2007-03-20 2007-04-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1150 2006-12-07 2006-12-15 2006-12-19 2007-01-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2006-08-04 2006-09-15 2006-09-19 2006-10-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2006-05-12 2006-06-16 2006-06-20 2006-07-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2006-02-24 2006-03-10 2006-03-14 2006-04-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2005-12-08 2005-12-16 2005-12-20 2006-01-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0875 2005-08-12 2005-09-16 2005-09-20 2005-10-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0875 2005-05-06 2005-06-17 2005-06-21 2005-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0875 2005-02-28 2005-03-11 2005-03-15 2005-04-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0875 2004-12-09 2004-12-17 2004-12-21 2005-01-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2004-08-13 2004-09-17 2004-09-21 2004-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2004-05-07 2004-06-14 2004-06-15 2004-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2004-03-01 2004-03-12 2004-03-16 2004-04-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2003-12-11 2003-12-19 2003-12-23 2004-01-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0725 2003-08-15 2003-09-12 2003-09-16 2003-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0725 2003-05-09 2003-06-13 2003-06-17 2003-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2003-05-09 2003-06-09 2003-05-23 2003-06-06 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0725 2003-02-24 2003-03-14 2003-03-18 2003-04-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0725 2002-12-05 2002-12-19 2002-12-23 2003-01-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0675 2002-08-16 2002-09-13 2002-09-17 2002-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0675 2002-05-10 2002-06-14 2002-06-18 2002-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0675 2002-02-22 2002-03-15 2002-03-19 2002-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0675 2001-12-06 2001-12-14 2001-12-18 2002-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0650 2001-08-17 2001-09-17 2001-09-18 2001-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0650 2001-05-11 2001-06-15 2001-06-19 2001-07-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0650 2001-02-23 2001-03-16 2001-03-20 2001-04-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0650 2000-12-07 2000-12-15 2000-12-19 2001-01-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2000-08-18 2000-09-15 2000-09-19 2000-10-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2000-05-12 2000-06-16 2000-06-20 2000-07-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2000-02-25 2000-03-17 2000-03-21 2000-04-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0600 1999-12-20 1999-12-29 1999-12-31 2000-01-18 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0525 1999-08-13 1999-09-17 1999-09-21 1999-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0525 1999-05-14 1999-06-11 1999-06-15 1999-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0525 1999-02-19 1999-03-12 1999-03-16 1999-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0525 1998-12-18 1998-12-24 1998-12-29 1999-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0475 1998-08-13 1998-09-11 1998-09-15 1998-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0475 1998-05-08 1998-06-12 1998-06-16 1998-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0238 1998-02-20 1998-03-13 1998-03-17 1998-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0475 1997-12-15 1997-12-23 1997-12-26 1998-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1997-12-15 1998-01-16 1997-12-26 1998-01-15 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0400 1997-08-15 1997-09-12 1997-09-16 1997-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0400 1997-05-09 1997-06-13 1997-06-17 1997-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0400 1997-02-21 1997-03-14 1997-03-18 1997-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0400 1996-12-16 1996-12-24 1996-12-27 1997-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0350 1996-08-16 1996-09-13 1996-09-17 1996-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0350 1996-05-10 1996-06-14 1996-06-18 1996-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0350 1996-02-23 1996-03-15 1996-03-19 1996-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0350 1995-12-18 1995-12-27 1995-12-29 1996-01-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0313 1995-08-18 1995-09-15 1995-09-19 1995-10-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0313 1995-05-12 1995-06-23 1995-06-27 1995-07-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0313 1995-02-27 1995-03-08 1995-03-14 1995-04-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0313 1994-12-19 1994-12-23 1994-12-30 1995-01-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0275 1994-08-19 1994-09-14 1994-09-20 1994-10-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0275 1994-05-13 1994-06-15 1994-06-21 1994-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0275 1994-02-28 1994-03-09 1994-03-15 1994-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0550 1993-12-17 1993-12-21 1993-12-28 1994-01-18 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0475 1993-08-23 1993-09-15 1993-09-21 1993-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0475 1993-05-14 1993-06-09 1993-06-15 1993-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0475 1993-02-19 1993-03-10 1993-03-16 1993-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0475 1992-12-18 1992-12-22 1992-12-29 1993-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

ECL Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Consumer Goods
Industry: Cleaning Products

Ecolab- (ECL)-With sales of $5.5 billion and more than 14,000 sales-and-service associates, Ecolab Inc. is the global leader in cleaning, sanitizing, food safety and infection prevention products and services. Ecolab delivers comprehensive programs and services to the foodservice, food and beverage processing, healthcare, and hospitality markets in more than 160 countries.

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  • Ecolab Boosts Profits; Beats EPS Estimates (ECL)

    Ecolab Inc. (ECL) reported its Q2 earnings on Tuesday morning, posting an increase in profits that beat The Street's estimates. The St. Paul, MN-based pest control company announced earnings of $213.1 million, or 69 cents per share, which was up from last year's Q2 report of $184.5 million, or 62 cents per share. On an adjusted basis, the company's EPS was 86 cents; analysts had expected EPS of 84 cents. The company's total revenues came in at $3.34 billion, which marked a 13% increase from last year's same quarter's revenues of $2.96 billion. This figure came in lower than analysts' estimates of $3.39 billion. Looking ahead, Ecolab raised its yearly EPS guidance from a range of $3.45 - $3.55 to $3.48 to $3.56. The analyst full year 2013 EPS estimate is $3.52. Shares of Ecolab were inactive during pre-market trading on Tuesday morning. The company's shares are up almost 24% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Ecolab Inc. (ECL) have a yield of 1% based on Monday's closing price of $92.10 and the company's annualized dividend payout of 92 cents. Ecolab Inc. (ECL)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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