Ecolab (ECL) : Osborne Partners Capital Management reduced its stake in Ecolab by 5.5% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 68,411 shares of Ecolab which is valued at $8,211,372 after selling 3,985 shares in Ecolab , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 19, 2016.Ecolab makes up approximately 1.18% of Osborne Partners Capital Management’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Pennsylvania Trust Co boosted its stake in ECL in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 216 additional shares and now holds a total of 36,571 shares of Ecolab which is valued at $4,389,617. Ecolab makes up approx 0.35% of Pennsylvania Trust Co’s portfolio.Gillespie Robinson Grimm Inc boosted its stake in ECL in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,090 additional shares and now holds a total of 197,779 shares of Ecolab which is valued at $23,844,236. Ecolab makes up approx 3.71% of Gillespie Robinson Grimm Inc’s portfolio.First Western Capital Management Co reduced its stake in ECL by selling 1,115 shares or 2.91% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 37,223 shares of ECL which is valued at $4,487,605. Ecolab makes up approx 1.60% of First Western Capital Management Co’s portfolio.
Ecolab closed down -0.11 points or -0.09% at $120.03 with 8,40,490 shares getting traded on Wednesday. Post opening the session at $120.19, the shares hit an intraday low of $119.71 and an intraday high of $120.43 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Wednesday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Ecolab reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01 according to the earnings call on May 3, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.76. The company had revenue of $3097.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $3119.22 million. The company’s revenue was down -6.1 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.80 EPS.
Ecolab Inc. provides water hygiene and energy technologies and services. The Company operating segments include Global Industrial Global Institutional Global Energy and Other. The Company’s 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 Company’s 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.