Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Ecolab (NYSE:ECL), hence the stock is down -2.45% 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 -0.97% relative to the S&P 500. The stock has risen by 0.29% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -0.87% in the past 4 weeks.
The company shares have rallied 4.81% from its 1 Year high price. On Nov 3, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $122.48 and the one year low was seen on Feb 24, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $118.55 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $111.98.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.74% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 1.52%.
Ecolab (NYSE:ECL): stock turned positive on Friday. Though the stock opened at $118.71, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $119.62 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $118.4 and closed the trading day at $119.2, in the green by 1.37%. The total traded volume for the day was 1,384,909. The stock had closed at $117.59 in the previous days trading.
In an insider trading activity, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the officer (EVP & Regions President) of Ecolab Inc., Mulhere Timothy P had sold 3,762 shares worth of $457,459 in a transaction dated June 8, 2016. In this transaction, 3,762 shares were sold at $121.6 per share.
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.