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  • Previous Rank
    211
  • Revenues ($M)
    $13,838.30
  • Revenue Percent Change
    5.2%
  • Profits ($M)
    $1,508.40
  • Profits Percent Change
    22.7%
  • Assets ($M)
    $19,962.40
  • Employees
    48,400
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($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.

Company Info

CEO
Douglas M. Baker Jr.
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Sector
Chemicals
Industry
Chemicals
HQ Location
St. Paul, Minn.
Websitehttp://www.ecolab.com
Years on Fortune 500 List16
Employees48,400
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Ecolab Rank History

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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%