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Ecolab Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for ECL

Based on 15 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Ecolab Inc.
Min Forecast
$135.00-11.38%
Avg Forecast
$173.47+13.88%
Max Forecast
$215.00+41.14%

Should I buy or sell ECL stock?

Based on 17 analysts offering ratings for Ecolab Inc.
Buy
Strong Buy
6 analysts 35.29%
Buy
3 analysts 17.65%
Hold
8 analysts 47.06%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

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ECL stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Wells Fargo
Top 11%
90
Strong BuyMaintains$168.00+10.29%2023-01-13
Mizuho
Top 4%
97
HoldMaintains$163.00+7.00%2023-01-12
Citigroup
Top 7%
94
HoldMaintains$164.00+7.66%2022-12-15
Barclays
Top 7%
94
HoldDowngrades$160.00+5.04%2022-12-02
Morgan Stanley
Top 21%
80
HoldMaintains$145.00-4.81%2022-11-07
Credit Suisse
Top 7%
94
BuyMaintains$170.00+11.60%2022-11-07
BMO Capital
Top 14%
87
HoldMaintains$143.00-6.12%2022-11-03
Deutsche Bank
Top 3%
98
HoldDowngrades$135.00-11.38%2022-11-02
Seaport Global
Top 21%
80
BuyUpgrades$190.00+24.73%2022-10-13
Northcoast Research
Bottom 26%
26
Strong BuyUpgradesN/AN/A2022-09-06

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Forecast return on equity

Is ECL forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
24%
Industry
35.07%
Market
59.61%
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Forecast return on assets

Is ECL forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
8.06%
Industry
10.04%
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Forecast Return on Assets vs Industry Forecast

ECL earnings per share forecast

What is ECL's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$5.72+44.81%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$5.95+50.63%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$5.95+50.63%
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ECL revenue forecast

What is ECL's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$14.9B+7.23%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$15.2B+9.28%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$15.4B+10.67%
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Forecast High Revenue Growth Forecast

ECL earnings growth forecast

How is ECL forecast to perform vs Specialty Chemicals companies and vs the US market?
Company
22.73%
Industry
27.61%
Market
27.94%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Savings Rate Forecast

ECL revenue growth forecast

How is ECL forecast to perform vs Specialty Chemicals companies and vs the US market?
Company
4.45%
Industry
5.38%
Market
10.92%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

ECL vs Specialty Chemical Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
ECL$152.33$173.47+13.88%Buy
ALB$281.72$306.08+8.65%Buy
LYB$95.55$93.88-1.75%Hold
PPG$127.35$136.47+7.16%Buy
IFF$111.85$122.20+9.25%Buy

Ecolab Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Ecolab Stock a good buy in 2023, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 17 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: ECL) stock is to Buy ECL stock.

Out of 17 analysts, 6 (35.29%) are recommending ECL as a Strong Buy, 3 (17.65%) are recommending ECL as a Buy, 8 (47.06%) are recommending ECL as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending ECL as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending ECL as a Strong Sell.

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What is ECL's earnings growth forecast for 2023-2025?

(NYSE: ECL) Ecolab's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 22.73% is not forecast to beat the US Specialty Chemicals industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 27.61%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 27.94%.

Ecolab's earnings in 2023 is $1,128,300,000.On average, 10 Wall Street analysts forecast ECL's earnings for 2023 to be $1,629,216,503, with the lowest ECL earnings forecast at $1,509,588,718, and the highest ECL earnings forecast at $1,734,602,885. On average, 3 Wall Street analysts forecast ECL's earnings for 2024 to be $1,694,726,957, with the lowest ECL earnings forecast at $1,523,830,121, and the highest ECL earnings forecast at $1,825,747,865.

In 2025, ECL is forecast to generate $1,694,726,957 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $1,694,726,957 and the highest earnings forecast at $1,694,726,957.

What is ECL's revenue growth forecast for 2023-2025?

(NYSE: ECL) Ecolab's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 4.45% is not forecast to beat the US Specialty Chemicals industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 5.38%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 10.92%.

Ecolab's revenue in 2023 is $13,881,200,000.On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast ECL's revenue for 2023 to be $4,239,580,794,338, with the lowest ECL revenue forecast at $4,029,263,185,178, and the highest ECL revenue forecast at $4,456,704,654,820. On average, 3 Wall Street analysts forecast ECL's revenue for 2024 to be $4,320,782,425,964, with the lowest ECL revenue forecast at $4,180,706,264,680, and the highest ECL revenue forecast at $4,474,738,828,267.

In 2025, ECL is forecast to generate $4,375,528,657,720 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $4,375,528,657,720 and the highest revenue forecast at $4,375,528,657,720.

What is ECL's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2023-2025?

(NYSE: ECL) forecast ROA is 8.06%, which is lower than the forecast US Specialty Chemicals industry average of 10.04%.

What is ECL's Price Target?

According to 15 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year ECL price target, the average ECL price target is $173.47, with the highest ECL stock price forecast at $215.00 and the lowest ECL stock price forecast at $135.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Ecolab's share price could reach $173.47 by Jan 13, 2024. The average Ecolab stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 13.88% from the current ECL share price of $152.33.

What is ECL's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2023-2025?

(NYSE: ECL) Ecolab's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $3.95. On average, analysts forecast that ECL's EPS will be $5.72 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $5.30, and the highest EPS forecast at $6.09. On average, analysts forecast that ECL's EPS will be $5.95 for 2024, with the lowest EPS forecast at $5.35, and the highest EPS forecast at $6.41. In 2025, ECL's EPS is forecast to hit $5.95 (min: $5.95, max: $5.95).

What is ECL's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2023-2025?

(NYSE: ECL) forecast ROE is 24%, which is considered strong.
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