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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Sterne Agee CRT Rated Ecolab as a ‘Buy’

    Ecolab (ECL) reported fiscal 4Q15 net sales of $3,412.0 million—a fall of 7.3% compared to net sales of $3,680.8 million in fiscal 4Q14.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Credit Suisse Raised Ecolab Price Target to $109 per Share

    Ecolab (ECL) reported fiscal 4Q15 net sales of $3,412.0 million, a fall of 7.3% compared to net sales of $3,680.8 million in fiscal 4Q14.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does Declining Water Usage Mean for Water Utilities?

    Increasing efficiency with water has been a major reason behind falling water usage. Between 2005 and 2010, total water usage in the US fell by ~13%.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    How Does HD Supply Holdings Compare to Its Peers?

    HD Supply Holdings (HDS) has outperformed most of its peers based on PE ratio but has trailed in price-to-sales ratio.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Do Overvalued Water Utilities Indicate?

    Given the sharp rally during the past six months, major water utilities are trading at huge premiums compared to their historical valuation multiples.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does American Water Works’ Leverage Indicate?

    American Water Works’ debt-to-equity ratio has stayed in the range of 1.2x–1.4x. Stable debt-to-equity is usually considered a sign of financial discipline.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Real Insights

    Green Bond Drivers: The Same as Conventional Bonds

    Green bonds are used by organizations worldwide to fund environmentally sustainable projects such as renewable energy, energy efficiency, and clean water.

    By VanEck
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Ecolab Declares a Dividend of $0.37 per Share

    Price movement Ecolab (ECL) has a market cap of $35.4 billion. It rose 0.67% to close at $119.61 per share on December 8, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 0.95%, 5.3%, and 5.5%, respectively, on the same day. ECL is trading 3.0% above its 20-day moving average, 2.7% above […]

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Are Water ETFs Yielding More than Water Utilities?

    Water utility ETFs (exchange-traded funds) yield approximately 100–150 basis points more than what water utility companies yield.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Basic Materials

    Ecolab Invests in Aquatech International to Improve Processes

    Ecolab fell by 0.26% to close at $120.95 per share on July 15, 2016. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were 1.5%, 2.3%, and 6.4%, respectively.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Do Institutional Investors Think about American Water Works?

    Institutional investors increased their positions in American Water Works (AWK) in 2Q16 as compared to where they stood on March 31, 2016.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    ROP’s Second-Largest Segment: Radio Frequency Technology

    In 2015, ROP’s Radio Frequency Technology segment contributed ~28.9% to its total consolidated revenue and ~30.4% to its consolidated operating profit

    By Jessica Stephans
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does Falling Water Usage Mean for Water Utilities?

    According to data released by the United States Geological Survey (or USGS), national water usage experienced a sharp drop between 2005 and 2010.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Roper Technologies: Recent Acquisitions That Count

    Since its inception, Roper Technologies (ROP) has followed an acquisition-based growth strategy. The company has acquired over 50 companies since 1981.

    By Jessica Stephans
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    Basic Materials

    Ecolab Acquires Anios and Sees Its Target Price Cut

    Ecolab (ECL) has a market cap of $34.3 billion. Its stock rose by 1.3% to close at $116.79 per share on June 29, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Goldman Sachs Downgraded Ecolab to ‘Sell’

    Ecolab has a market cap of $30.5 billion. It fell and closed at $103.04 per share as of March 14. In fiscal 2015, it reported net sales of $13,545.1 million.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Barclays Reduced Ecolab’s Price Target

    Ecolab (ECL) has a market cap of $30.2 billion. ECL rose by 2.0% to close at $102.13 per share as of February 24, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Does Ecolab Compare to Its Peers?

    The PowerShares Water Resource Portfolio (PHO) invests 7.5% of its holdings in Ecolab.

    By Gabriel Kane
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