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Ecolab Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for ECL

Based on 9 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Ecolab Inc.
Min Forecast
$180.00-16.08%
Avg Forecast
$223.56+4.22%
Max Forecast
$250.00+16.55%

Should I buy or sell ECL stock?

Buy
Strong Buy
3 analysts 27.27%
Buy
1 analysts 9.09%
Hold
7 analysts 63.64%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

ECL stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDate
David Begleiter
Deutsche Bank
Strong BuyUpgrades$250.00+16.55%2021-03-30
Rosemarie Morbelli
Gabelli & Co.
Strong BuyUpgradesN/AN/A2021-01-15
David Coleman
Argus Research
Strong BuyMaintains$250.00+16.55%2021-01-07
Stephen Richardson
Evercore ISI Group
BuyInitiates Coverage OnN/AN/A2020-09-22
Kevin Mcveigh
Credit Suisse
HoldMaintains$250.00+16.55%2021-04-28
Anonymous
Morgan Stanley
HoldMaintains$230.00+7.23%2021-04-28
Jeffrey Zekauskas
JP Morgan
HoldUpgrades$220.00+2.56%2021-04-28
Kieran de brun
Credit Suisse
HoldAssumes$210.00-2.10%2021-03-15
Chris Parkinson
Credit Suisse
HoldMaintains$210.00-2.10%2021-01-28
Christopher Parkinson
Credit Suisse
HoldMaintains$180.00-16.08%2020-10-28

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Forecast return on equity

Is ECL forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
34.54%
Industry
35.77%
Market
61.4%
ECL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years (34.54%); analysts are confident in the firm's ability to efficiently generate return on equity
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Forecast return on assets

Is ECL forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
11.93%
Industry
10.14%
Market
18.88%
ECL is forecast to generate higher Return on Assets (11.93%) than the US Specialty Chemicals industry average (10.14%)
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ECL earnings per share forecast

What is ECL's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$5.07-213.25%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$6.08-235.71%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$6.74-250.49%

ECL revenue forecast

What is ECL's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$12.4B+6.75%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$13.3B+14.08%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$14.0B+20.01%
ECL's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 6.38% per year, which is not exceptional
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ECL revenue growth forecast

How is ECL forecast to perform vs Specialty Chemicals companies and vs the US market?
Company
6.38%
Industry
8.38%
Market
14.56%
ECL's revenues are forecast to grow slower (6.38% per year) than the US Specialty Chemicals industry average (8.38%)
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ECL's revenues are forecast to grow slower (6.38% per year) than the US market average (14.56%)
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Ecolab Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Ecolab Stock a good buy in 2021, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 11 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: ECL) stock is to Buy ECL stock.

Out of 11 analysts, 3 (27.27%) are recommending ECL as a Strong Buy, 1 (9.09%) are recommending ECL as a Buy, 7 (63.64%) are recommending ECL as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending ECL as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending ECL as a Strong Sell.

What is ECL's earnings growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: ECL) Ecolab's forecast annual earnings growth rate of N/A is not forecast to beat the US Specialty Chemicals industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 22.43%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 19.68%.

Ecolab's earnings in 2021 is -$1,294,900,000.On average, 11 Wall Street analysts forecast ECL's earnings for 2021 to be $1,450,731,972, with the lowest ECL earnings forecast at $1,401,093,240, and the highest ECL earnings forecast at $1,486,874,459. On average, 11 Wall Street analysts forecast ECL's earnings for 2022 to be $1,738,499,368, with the lowest ECL earnings forecast at $1,598,390,044, and the highest ECL earnings forecast at $1,801,405,595.

In 2023, ECL is forecast to generate $1,927,789,924 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $1,838,577,456 and the highest earnings forecast at $2,030,155,512.

What is ECL's revenue growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: ECL) Ecolab's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 6.38% is not forecast to beat the US Specialty Chemicals industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 8.38%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 14.56%.

Ecolab's revenue in 2021 is $11,654,600,000.On average, 9 Wall Street analysts forecast ECL's revenue for 2021 to be $3,557,282,235,847, with the lowest ECL revenue forecast at $3,371,259,086,319, and the highest ECL revenue forecast at $3,623,598,838,289. On average, 9 Wall Street analysts forecast ECL's revenue for 2022 to be $3,801,804,173,473, with the lowest ECL revenue forecast at $3,674,524,288,517, and the highest ECL revenue forecast at $3,894,047,005,548.

In 2023, ECL is forecast to generate $3,999,371,473,490 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $3,886,829,945,673 and the highest revenue forecast at $4,083,955,186,475.

What is ECL's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2021-2024?

(NYSE: ECL) forecast ROA is 11.93%, which is higher than the forecast US Specialty Chemicals industry average of 10.14%.

What is ECL's Price Target?

According to 9 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year ECL price target, the average ECL price target is $223.56, with the highest ECL stock price forecast at $250.00 and the lowest ECL stock price forecast at $180.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Ecolab's share price could stay at $223.56 by Apr 28, 2022. The average Ecolab stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of N/A from the current ECL share price of $214.50.

What is ECL's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: ECL) Ecolab's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is -$4.48. On average, analysts forecast that ECL's EPS will be $5.07 for 2021, with the lowest EPS forecast at $4.90, and the highest EPS forecast at $5.20. On average, analysts forecast that ECL's EPS will be $6.08 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $5.59, and the highest EPS forecast at $6.30. In 2023, ECL's EPS is forecast to hit $6.74 (min: $6.43, max: $7.10).

What is ECL's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2021-2024?

(NYSE: ECL) forecast ROE is 34.54%, which is considered strong.
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