Eagle Capital Management LLC Stake in Ecolab INC (ECL) Decreased

November 10, 2018 - By Glen Chin

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) Corporate LogoDuring 2018 Q2 the big money sentiment increased to 1.06. That’s change of 0.09, from 2018Q1’s 0.97. 30 investors sold all, 302 reduced holdings as ECL ratio improved. 267 grew holdings while 84 funds amassed holdings. Funds hold 210.60 million shares thus 0.24% less from 2018Q1’s 211.10 million shares. Tiedemann Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0.06% or 6,560 shs. Eagle Capital Management Limited Liability invested 2.55% of its capital in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). 32,649 are held by Donaldson Cap Management Ltd Llc. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys reported 15,300 shs stake. Financial Bank Of Nova Scotia Tru invested in 0.03% or 2,000 shs. Cibc Asset Mngmt Incorporated, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 25,919 shs. Moreover, Amer Comml Bank has 0.01% invested in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) for 145 shs. Patten Patten Tn holds 24,656 shs or 0.36% of its capital. Retail Bank Of New York Mellon accumulated 3.75M shs. Redmond Asset Ltd owns 12,352 shs or 0.74% of their US capital. Washington Trust Financial Bank holds 1,354 shs. Liberty Management invested in 1.89% or 23,085 shs. King Luther Corp, a Texas-based fund reported 882,339 shs. Fil reported 97,843 shs. Cedar Hill Associate Limited Com holds 0.12% or 4,070 shs in its capital.

ECL registered $11.06 million net activity with 0 buys and 5 sales since August 27, 2018. $1.43M worth of stock was sold by Berger Larry L on Monday, September 10. Shares for $1.77M were sold by Brown Darrell R on Friday, August 31. HIGGINS ARTHUR J sold $1.30M worth of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) on Monday, August 27. On Thursday, September 13 the insider Hickey Michael A sold $5.06 million.

According to 2018Q2 Securities and Exchange filling the Eagle Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Ecolab Inc (ECL) by 35.69%. The company’s stock popped up 7.61% while Eagle Capital Management Llc sold 2.78 million shares. The hedge fund is holding 5.00M shares, compared to the 7.78 million from the previous quarter. And the reported value of the package goods and cosmetics company is $702.01 million for the 2018Q2. $46.03 billion is the MC of Ecolab Inc. Ticker’s shares touched $159.33 during the last trading session after 0.09% change.Ecolab Inc. has volume of 736,204 shares. Since November 10, 2017 ECL has risen 19.80% and is uptrending. ECL outperformed the S&P500 by 4.18%.

About $23.89B and $27.55 billion US Long portfolio Eagle Capital Management Llc manages. It rose its stake in Aercap Holdings Nv (NYSE:AER) by 1.55M shares to 8.05M shares, valued at $435.88 million in 2018Q2, according to the filing. Eagle Capital Management Llc has risen its stake in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) and also increased its holding in C by 6.22 million shares in the quarter, for a total of 6.24M shares.

Another two news for Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) were recently announced by: Seekingalpha.com on October 30, 2018 with title “Ecolab Inc. 2018 Q3 – Results – Earnings Call Slides”. The other Fool.com‘s article was titled “Ecolab Inc. (ECL) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript” and announced on October 30, 2018.

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 9 have positions in Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) as follows: 4 rated it a “Buy”, 1 with “Sell” and 4 with “Hold”. The positive are 44%. Since June 22, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Ecolab has 13 analyst reports. On Friday, June 22 the stock of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has “Sell” rating given by J.P. Morgan. On Wednesday, August 1 the stock of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has “Neutral” rating given by JP Morgan. On Friday, June 22 the firm earned “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan. On Wednesday, October 31 JP Morgan upgraded the shares of ECL in report to “Overweight” rating. On Thursday, November 1 BMO Capital Markets maintained Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) with “Market Perform” rating. On Thursday, June 28 the company was maintained by Nomura. In Wednesday, October 24 report Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $165 target. On Tuesday, August 7 the stock of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) earned “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer. On Monday, August 13 the stock of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has “Neutral” rating given by Nomura. In Monday, November 5 report Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $162 target.

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