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Ecolab is a provider of water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. The company delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies for customers. Ecolab offers water treatment and process applications, cleaning and sanitizing solutions, as well as provides specialized cleaning and sanitizing products to various industries. It also supplies the process chemicals and water treatment for the petroleum and petrochemical industries. In addition, the company offers pest elimination services and equipment repair, maintenance, and preventive maintenance services.

TypePublic
Founded1923
HQSaint Paul, US
Websiteecolab.com
Employee Ratings3.6
Culture scoreB

Locations

Ecolab is headquartered in
Saint Paul, United States

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Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)49,000(+2%)
Job Openings287
Revenue (FY, 2019)$14.9 B(+2%)
Share Price (May 2020)$200.5

Key People/Management at Ecolab

Douglas M. Baker

Douglas M. Baker

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Christophe Beck

Christophe Beck

President and Chief Operating Officer
Shari L. Ballard

Shari L. Ballard

Director
Barbara J. Beck

Barbara J. Beck

Director
Leslie S. Biller

Leslie S. Biller

Director
Nicholas Alfano

Nicholas Alfano

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Global Food & Beverage
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Ecolab Office Locations

Ecolab has offices in Saint Paul, Miramar, Naperville, Luanda and in 109 other locations
Saint Paul, US (HQ)
1 Ecolab Place
Miramar, US
2901 SW 149th Ave #300
Naperville, US
1601 W Diehl Rd
Luanda, AO
Parcela 3, Lote 29, Edificio Kuaquie R/C
Buenos Aires, AR
Victoria Ocampo 360 - Piso 3 CP. 1107 - CABA
Puerto Madero, AR
Piso 3 360 Victoria Ocampo
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Ecolab Financials and Metrics

Ecolab Revenue

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Ecolab's revenue was reported to be $14.91 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

3.6b

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

1.5b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

40.9%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

290.2m

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

397.2m

Market capitalization (22-May-2020)

58.0b

Closing stock price (22-May-2020)

200.5

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

1.7b

EV

57.4b
Ecolab's current market capitalization is $58 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

6.1b6.8b11.8b13.3b14.3b13.5b13.2b13.8b14.7b14.9b

Revenue growth, %

8%(5%)(3%)5%6%

Cost of goods sold

3.0b3.5b6.5b7.2b7.7b7.2b6.9b7.4b8.6b8.7b

Gross profit

3.1b3.3b5.4b6.1b6.6b6.3b6.3b6.4b6.0b6.2b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2010Q2, 2010Q3, 2010Q1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

1.4b1.5b1.6b1.5b1.7b1.7b2.8b3.0b3.0b2.9b3.3b3.5b3.3b3.6b3.7b3.3b3.4b3.4b3.1b3.3b3.4b3.2b3.5b3.6b3.5b3.7b3.7b3.5b3.8b3.8b3.6b

Cost of goods sold

716.7m750.0m763.4m770.4m860.8m877.9m1.6b1.6b1.6b1.6b1.8b1.9b1.8b1.9b2.0b1.8b1.8b1.8b1.6b1.7b1.9b2.1b2.2b2.2b2.1b2.2b2.2b2.1b

Gross profit

715.4m770.2m798.5m747.9m838.0m858.2m1.2b1.3b1.4b1.3b1.5b1.6b1.5b1.7b1.7b1.5b1.6b1.6b1.5b1.5b1.7b1.4b1.5b1.5b1.4b1.6b1.6b1.5b

Gross profit Margin, %

50%51%51%49%49%49%43%46%47%46%45%46%45%46%47%46%47%47%47%46%47%40%42%41%40%41%42%41%
Annual
USDFY, 2010Y, 2010FY, 2011Y, 2011FY, 2012Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

242.3m242.3m1.8b1.8b1.2b1.2b339.2m209.6m92.8m327.4m211.4m114.7m186.4m

Accounts Receivable

999.6m2.1b2.2b2.6b2.6b2.4b2.3b2.6b2.7b2.8b

Prepaid Expenses

101.5m223.5m215.8m354.1m339.9m

Inventories

447.6m1.1b1.1b1.3b1.5b1.4b1.3b1.4b1.5b1.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2010Q2, 2010Q3, 2010Q1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

85.3m121.3m168.4m151.4m163.2m207.3m354.0m304.9m324.0m824.3m375.2m394.4m300.3m187.0m197.8m237.9m310.6m184.8m268.5m167.4m180.6m212.1m260.7m209.1m54.2m203.6m79.0m85.7m135.9m1.7b

Accounts Receivable

950.2m950.1m1.0b1.0b1.1b1.1b2.0b2.1b2.2b2.2b2.4b2.5b2.5b2.6b2.7b2.5b2.5b2.5b2.2b2.3b2.3b2.4b2.4b2.5b2.6b2.7b2.7b2.7b2.7b2.9b

Prepaid Expenses

127.7m138.1m131.2m132.5m136.0m149.2m286.2m265.5m259.8m250.4m309.8m363.2m360.7m378.1m334.8m395.4m

Inventories

468.9m441.3m456.5m480.2m495.5m504.9m1.1b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.5b1.5b1.5b1.4b1.4b1.3b1.3b1.4b1.5b1.5b1.6b1.6b1.6b1.6b1.6b1.5b
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

530.3m463.3m701.3m973.6m1.2b1.0b1.2b1.5b1.4b1.6b

Depreciation and Amortization

347.9m395.7m714.5m850.7m893.3m938.3m319.2m

Inventories

18.6m(36.1m)(2.0m)(30.5m)(210.8m)(48.6m)18.8m(85.5m)(141.1m)

Accounts Payable

6.8m60.9m79.0m50.6m174.7m(46.1m)(55.1m)121.1m113.5m22.3m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2010Q2, 2010Q3, 2010Q1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

95.7m224.8m399.0m93.6m219.5m374.5m49.7m234.2m466.8m161.0m376.8m684.0m194.5m509.5m878.9m235.4m544.2m794.3m232.0m495.6m875.1m256.8m554.9m950.7m248.2m601.8m300.4m672.6m1.1b290.2m

Depreciation and Amortization

86.2m178.0m259.5m91.2m187.9m285.0m115.5m231.8m348.5m122.6m250.4m381.3m136.5m276.1m417.4m142.1m285.8m422.7m139.6m276.0m420.9m142.2m286.3m665.5m231.1m465.8m700.4m238.8m483.8m728.5m249.6m

Inventories

5.0m12.3m1.7m(9.6m)(16.8m)(28.0m)18.6m(4.3m)(27.4m)(54.2m)(72.6m)(92.3m)(54.8m)(107.2m)(168.7m)(83.6m)(66.0m)(77.4m)(1.2m)40.6m34.6m(67.5m)(95.8m)(116.9m)(77.2m)(118.9m)(171.2m)(83.0m)(82.9m)(47.6m)

Accounts Payable

(31.3m)(9.4m)9.0m600.0k34.4m47.1m(23.9m)(20.5m)46.7m(38.0m)(58.5m)(40.7m)(69.6m)(20.0m)29.5m(170.0m)(145.7m)(63.9m)(58.2m)(79.2m)(37.6m)12.9m84.0m57.0m40.4m79.8m52.2m(35.3m)36.2m
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

144.4 x

EV/CFO

154.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.5 x
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Ecolab Revenue Breakdown

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Ecolab revenue breakdown by business segment: 36.0% from Global Industrial, 34.1% from Global Institutional, 23.7% from Global Energy and 6.2% from Other

Ecolab revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 6.5% from Latin America, 52.9% from United States, 19.2% from Europe, 8.6% from Asia Pacific, excluding Greater China and 12.9% from Other

Ecolab Online and Social Media Presence

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Ecolab Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    71/100

  • CEO Rating

    B+

    73/100

  • Compensation

    B

    72/100

  • Diversity

    A

    77/100

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Ecolab Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ecolab founded?

    Ecolab was founded in 1923.

  • Who are Ecolab key executives?

    Ecolab's key executives are Douglas M. Baker, Christophe Beck and Shari L. Ballard.

  • How many employees does Ecolab have?

    Ecolab has 49,000 employees.

  • What is Ecolab revenue?

    Latest Ecolab annual revenue is $14.9 b.

  • What is Ecolab revenue per employee?

    Latest Ecolab revenue per employee is $304.2 k.

  • Who are Ecolab competitors?

    Competitors of Ecolab include Vertex Energy, Neste and Rentokil Initial.

  • Where is Ecolab headquarters?

    Ecolab headquarters is located at 1 Ecolab Place, Saint Paul.

  • Where are Ecolab offices?

    Ecolab has offices in Saint Paul, Miramar, Naperville, Luanda and in 109 other locations.

  • How many offices does Ecolab have?

    Ecolab has 141 offices.