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  • Previous Rank215
  • Revenues ($M)$14,668.2
  • Revenue Percent Change6.0%
  • Profits ($M)$1,429.1
  • Profits Percent Change-5.3%
  • Assets ($M)$20,074.5
  • Employees49,000

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 List32

Ecolab Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$14,668.26.0%
Profits ($M)$1,429.1-5.3%
Assets ($M)$20,074.5-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$8,003.2-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues9.7%
Profits as % of Assets7.1%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity17.9%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)4.88
EPS % Change (from 2017)-4.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)9.1%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)10.5%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2018)11.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)8.4%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)16.8%