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  • Previous Rank211
  • Revenues ($M)$13,838.30
  • Revenue Percent Change5.2%
  • Profits ($M)$1,508.40
  • Profits Percent Change22.7%
  • Assets ($M)$19,962.40
  • Employees48,400
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$39,523.90

The company provides a range of services to help industries like the food processing and energy industries optimize water and energy use and promote hygienic environments.

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Company Info

Douglas M. Baker Jr.
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
HQ Location
St. Paul, Minn.
Years on Fortune 500 List16

Ecolab Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$13,838.305.2%
Profits ($M)$1,508.4022.7%
Assets ($M)$19,962.40-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$7,618.50-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$39,523.90-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues10.9%
Profits as % of Assets7.6%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity19.8%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)5.13
EPS % Change (from 2016)23.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)16.9%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)11.7%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)15.8%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)14.5%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)11.5%