Ecolab (ECL) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Ecolab (ECL), hence the stock is down -3.63% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -1.3% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -0.4% and the stock has fallen -1.37% in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.93% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.28%. Ecolab Inc. is up 3.26% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 4.15%.
Ecolab (NYSE:ECL): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $118.81 with an intraday high of $118.855. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $117.61. However, the stock managed to close at $118.38, a loss of 0.63% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $119.13. The total traded volume of the day was 982,683 shares.
Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. The Company operating segments include Global Industrial, Global Institutional, Global Energy and Other. The Companys Global Industrial segment consists of the Water, Food and Beverage, Paper and Textile Care operating units. Global Institutional segment consists of the Institutional, Specialty and Healthcare operating units. The Global Energy segment provides on-site, technology-driven solutions to the global drilling, oil and gas production, refining, and petrochemical industries. Other segment consists of the pest elimination and equipment care operating units. The Companys cleaning and sanitizing programs and products, pest elimination services and equipment maintenance and repair services support customers in the foodservice, food and beverage processing, hospitality, healthcare, Government and education, retail, textile care and commercial facilities management sectors in over 170 countries.