Ecolab (ECL) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Ecolab (ECL), hence the stock is down -2.46% 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 -1.66% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -4.43% and the stock has fallen -1.14% in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 3.68% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 3.2%.The 200 Day SMA reached 2.76% Ecolab Inc. has dropped 1.07% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 3.22%.
Ecolab (ECL) : 9 Wall Street analysts covering Ecolab (ECL) believe that the average level the stock could reach for the short term is $124.56. The maximum price target given is $135 and the minimum target for short term is around $98, hence the standard deviation is calculated at $11.82.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Ecolab (NYSE:ECL): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $116.66 and the intraday high of $117.59 after having opened at $117.39 on Fridays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $117.39, a loss of -0.34%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 1,057,306 shares. The stock failed to cross $117.59 in Fridays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $117.73.
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.