Ecolab Inc.'s score of 75 means that it ranks higher than 75% of stocks in the sector. In addition, its overall score of 39 ranks it higher than 39% of all stocks.
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What's Happening With Ecolab Inc. Stock Today?
Ecolab Inc. (ECL) stock is higher by 0.82% while the S&P 500 is down -0.09% as of 1:14 PM on Monday, Jun 28. ECL has risen $1.71 from the previous closing price of $207.46 on volume of 615,244 shares. Over the past year the S&P 500 has gained 40.07% while ECL has risen 6.93%. ECL lost -$4.49 per share the over the last 12 months.