Trade-Ideas: Ecolab (ECL) Is Today's New Lifetime High Stock

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Ecolab ( ECL) as a new lifetime high candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Ecolab as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • ECL has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $118.5 million.
  • ECL has traded 4,135 shares today.
  • ECL is trading at a new lifetime high.

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More details on ECL:

Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services for customers worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Global Industrial, Global Institutional, and Global Energy. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.2%. ECL has a PE ratio of 36. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Ecolab a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

The average volume for Ecolab has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ecolab has a market cap of $34.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. The stock has a beta of 1.10 and a short float of 1.9% with 4.34 days to cover. Shares are up 3.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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