Ecolab, Inc.

Ecolab, Inc. ECL

Dividend Summary

The next Ecolab, Inc. dividend is expected to go ex in 2 months and to be paid in 3 months.
The previous Ecolab, Inc. dividend was 57c and it went ex 1 month ago and it was paid 6 days ago.
There are typically 4 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 3.2.

Latest Dividends
Summary Previous dividend Next dividend
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Type Quarterly Quarterly
Per share 57c Sign Up Required
Declaration date 02 May 2024 (Thu) 01 Aug 2024 (Thu)
Ex-div date 18 Jun 2024 (Tue) 17 Sep 2024 (Tue)
Pay date 15 Jul 2024 (Mon) 15 Oct 2024 (Tue)

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The table below shows the full dividend history for Ecolab, Inc.
Status Type Decl. date Ex-div date Pay date Decl. Currency Forecast amount Decl. amount Accuracy
Forecast Quarterly 07 Dec 2028 19 Dec 2028 12 Jan 2029 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 03 Aug 2028 19 Sep 2028 16 Oct 2028 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 04 May 2028 20 Jun 2028 14 Jul 2028 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 24 Feb 2028 21 Mar 2028 14 Apr 2028 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 02 Dec 2027 14 Dec 2027 14 Jan 2028 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 05 Aug 2027 14 Sep 2027 15 Oct 2027 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 06 May 2027 15 Jun 2027 14 Jul 2027 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 25 Feb 2027 16 Mar 2027 15 Apr 2027 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 03 Dec 2026 15 Dec 2026 14 Jan 2027 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 06 Aug 2026 15 Sep 2026 15 Oct 2026 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 07 May 2026 16 Jun 2026 15 Jul 2026 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 26 Feb 2026 17 Mar 2026 15 Apr 2026 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 04 Dec 2025 16 Dec 2025 15 Jan 2026 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 07 Aug 2025 16 Sep 2025 15 Oct 2025 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 01 May 2025 17 Jun 2025 15 Jul 2025 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 27 Feb 2025 18 Mar 2025 15 Apr 2025 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 05 Dec 2024 17 Dec 2024 15 Jan 2025 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 01 Aug 2024 17 Sep 2024 15 Oct 2024 USD Sign up
Paid Quarterly 02 May 2024 18 Jun 2024 15 Jul 2024 USD 57c 57c 😄
Paid Quarterly 22 Feb 2024 18 Mar 2024 15 Apr 2024 USD 57c 57c 😄
Paid Quarterly 07 Dec 2023 18 Dec 2023 16 Jan 2024 USD 55c 57c 😃
Paid Quarterly 03 Aug 2023 18 Sep 2023 16 Oct 2023 USD 53c 53c 😄
Paid Quarterly 04 May 2023 16 Jun 2023 17 Jul 2023 USD 53c 53c 😄
Paid Quarterly 23 Feb 2023 20 Mar 2023 17 Apr 2023 USD 53c 53c 😄
Paid Quarterly 08 Dec 2022 19 Dec 2022 17 Jan 2023 USD 54c 53c 😃
Paid Quarterly 04 Aug 2022 19 Sep 2022 17 Oct 2022 USD 51c 51c 😄
Paid Quarterly 05 May 2022 17 Jun 2022 15 Jul 2022 USD 51c 51c 😄
Paid Quarterly 24 Feb 2022 14 Mar 2022 15 Apr 2022 USD 51c 51c 😄
Paid Quarterly 02 Dec 2021 13 Dec 2021 18 Jan 2022 USD 49c 51c 😃
Paid Quarterly 05 Aug 2021 13 Sep 2021 15 Oct 2021 USD 48c 48c 😄
Paid Quarterly 06 May 2021 14 Jun 2021 15 Jul 2021 USD 48c 48c 😄
Paid Quarterly 25 Feb 2021 15 Mar 2021 15 Apr 2021 USD 48c 48c 😄
Paid Quarterly 03 Dec 2020 14 Dec 2020 15 Jan 2021 USD 48c 48c 😄
Paid Quarterly 06 Aug 2020 14 Sep 2020 15 Oct 2020 USD 47c 47c 😄
Paid Quarterly 07 May 2020 15 Jun 2020 15 Jul 2020 USD 47c 47c 😄
Paid Quarterly 27 Feb 2020 16 Mar 2020 15 Apr 2020 USD 47c 47c 😄
Paid Quarterly 04 Dec 2019 16 Dec 2019 15 Jan 2020 USD 51.5c 47c 😊
Paid Quarterly 01 Aug 2019 16 Sep 2019 15 Oct 2019 USD 46c 46c 😄
Paid Quarterly 02 May 2019 17 Jun 2019 15 Jul 2019 USD 46c
Paid Quarterly 22 Feb 2019 18 Mar 2019 15 Apr 2019 USD 46c
Paid Quarterly 05 Dec 2018 17 Dec 2018 15 Jan 2019 USD 46c
Paid Quarterly 02 Aug 2018 17 Sep 2018 15 Oct 2018 USD 41c
Paid Quarterly 03 May 2018 18 Jun 2018 16 Jul 2018 USD 41c
Paid Quarterly 23 Feb 2018 19 Mar 2018 16 Apr 2018 USD 41c
Paid Quarterly 07 Dec 2017 18 Dec 2017 16 Jan 2018 USD 41c
Paid Quarterly 03 Aug 2017 18 Sep 2017 16 Oct 2017 USD 37c
Paid Quarterly 04 May 2017 16 Jun 2017 17 Jul 2017 USD 37c
Paid Quarterly 23 Feb 2017 17 Mar 2017 17 Apr 2017 USD 37c
Paid Quarterly 08 Dec 2016 16 Dec 2016 17 Jan 2017 USD 37c
Paid Quarterly 04 Aug 2016 16 Sep 2016 17 Oct 2016 USD 35c
Paid Quarterly 05 May 2016 17 Jun 2016 15 Jul 2016 USD 35c
Paid Quarterly 25 Feb 2016 11 Mar 2016 15 Apr 2016 USD 35c
Paid Quarterly 03 Dec 2015 11 Dec 2015 15 Jan 2016 USD 35c
Paid Quarterly 06 Aug 2015 11 Sep 2015 15 Oct 2015 USD 33c
Paid Quarterly 07 May 2015 12 Jun 2015 15 Jul 2015 USD 33c
Paid Quarterly 26 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 15 Apr 2015 USD 33c
Paid Quarterly 04 Dec 2014 12 Dec 2014 15 Jan 2015 USD 33c
Paid Quarterly 07 Aug 2014 12 Sep 2014 15 Oct 2014 USD 27.5c
Paid Quarterly 08 May 2014 13 Jun 2014 15 Jul 2014 USD 27.5c
Paid Quarterly 27 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 15 Apr 2014 USD 27.5c
Paid Quarterly 05 Dec 2013 13 Dec 2013 15 Jan 2014 USD 27.5c
Paid Quarterly 01 Aug 2013 13 Sep 2013 15 Oct 2013 USD 23c
Paid Quarterly 02 May 2013 14 Jun 2013 15 Jul 2013 USD 23c
Paid Quarterly 22 Feb 2013 01 Mar 2013 15 Apr 2013 USD 23c
Paid Quarterly 06 Dec 2012 14 Dec 2012 28 Dec 2012 USD 23c
Paid Quarterly 14 Sep 2012 15 Oct 2012 USD 20c
Paid Quarterly 15 Jun 2012 16 Jul 2012 USD 20c
Year Amount Change
2006 0.0c
2007 0.0c
2008 0.0c
2009 0.0c
2010 0.0c
2011 0.0c
2012 63.0c
2013 96.5c
2014 115.5c
2015 134.0c
2016 142.0c
2017 152.0c
2018 169.0c
2019 185.0c
2020 189.0c
2021 195.0c
2022 206.0c
2023 216.0c
2024 Sign Up Required
2025 Sign Up Required
2026 Sign Up Required
2027 Sign Up Required
2028 Sign Up Required

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1.8% on 16 September 2023
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1.0% on 18 June 2024
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About Ecolab, Inc.

Ecolab Inc., incorporated on February 18, 1924, provides water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. The Company's cleaning and sanitizing programs and products, pest elimination services and equipment maintenance and repair services support customers in the foodservice, food and beverage processing, hospitality, healthcare, government and education, retail, textile care and commercial facilities management sectors in over 170 countries. The Company's segments include Global Industrial, Global Institutional, Global Energy, Other and Corporate. Its products and technologies are also used in water treatment, pollution control, energy conservation, oil production and refining, steelmaking, papermaking, mining, and other industrial processes.

Global Industrial

The Global Industrial segment consists of the Water, Food and Beverage, Paper and Textile Care operating units. It provides water treatment and process applications, and cleaning and sanitizing solutions to industrial customers within the manufacturing, food and beverage processing, chemical, mining and primary metals, power generation, pulp and paper, and commercial laundry industries. The Company's Water business serves customers across industrial and institutional markets. Within Water business, the Company serves customers in the aerospace, chemical, pharmaceutical, mining and primary metals, power, food and beverage, and medium and light manufacturing, as well as institutional clients, such as hospitals, universities, commercial buildings and hotels. Its offerings include specialty products, such as scale and corrosion inhibitors, antifoulants, pre-treatment solutions, membrane treatments, coagulants and flocculants, and anti-foams, as well as the Company's three dimensional (3D) TRASAR technology, which combines chemistry, remote services, and monitoring and control.

The Company's Water business provides water treatment products and programs for cooling water, boiler water, process water and waste water applications. Its cooling water treatment programs are designed to control the problems associated with cooling water systems, such as corrosion, scale and microbial fouling and contamination, in open recirculating, once-through and closed systems. The Company provides chemical solutions, process improvements and mechanical component modifications to optimize boiler performance, control corrosion and scale build-up. The Company's Food and beverage business provides detergents, cleaners, sanitizers, lubricants and animal health products, as well as cleaning systems, electronic dispensers and chemical injectors for the application of chemical products, primarily to dairy plants, dairy farms, breweries, soft-drink bottling plants, and meat, poultry and other food processors. Food and beverage is also a developer and marketer of antimicrobial products used in direct contact with meat, poultry, seafood and produce during processing in order to reduce microbial contamination. Food and beverage also designs, engineers and installs clean-in-place (CIP) process control systems and facility cleaning systems for its customer base.

The Company's paper business provides water and process applications for the pulp and paper industries. The paper business offers a portfolio of programs that are used in various steps of the papermaking process and across various grades of paper, including graphic grades, board and packaging, and tissue and towel. Paper provides over two additional specialty programs, such as pulp applications and paper applications. The pulp applications predict and monitor scaling potential utilizing online monitoring to design the treatment programs. Specialty products include flocculants, coagulants, dewatering aids and digester yield enhancers. The Company's textile care business provides products and services that manage the entire wash process through custom designed programs, products, dispensing equipment, water and energy management, and real time data management, commercial operations, including uniform rental, hospitality, linen rental and healthcare laundries.

Global Institutional

The Global Institutional segment consists of the Institutional, Specialty and Healthcare operating units. It provides specialized cleaning and sanitizing products to the foodservice, hospitality, lodging, healthcare, government, education and retail industries. The Company's institutional business sells cleaners and sanitizers for washing dishes, glassware, flatware, foodservice utensils and kitchen equipment (warewashing), plus cleaners for various applications throughout food service operations; for on premise laundries, and for general housekeeping functions, as well as food safety products and equipment, water filters, dishwasher racks and related kitchen sundries to the foodservice, lodging, educational and healthcare industries. It also provides pool and spa treatment programs for hospitality and other commercial customers, as well as a range of janitorial cleaning and floor care products and programs to customers in hospitality, healthcare and commercial facilities. Institutional develops various chemical dispensing systems to dispense the cleaners and sanitizers. In addition, the Institutional operating unit markets a lease program consisting of dishwashing machines, detergents, rinse additives and sanitizers, including full machine maintenance. Through its EcoSure Food Safety Management business, Institutional also provides customized on-site evaluations, training and quality assurance services to foodservice operations.

The Company's specialty operating unit supplies cleaning and sanitizing chemical products and related items primarily to regional, national and international quick service restaurant (QSR) chains, and food retailers. Its products include hard surface cleaners, degreasers, sanitizers, polishes, hand care products and assorted cleaning tools and equipment, which are sold under the Kay and Ecolab brand names. A number of product dispensing options are available for products in the core product range. Customers in the QSR market segment are primarily supplied through third party distributors while food retail customers utilize their own distribution networks. The healthcare business provides infection prevention, surgical solutions and contamination control solutions to acute care hospitals, surgery centers, medical device original equipment manufacturers (OEM), and pharmaceutical and hospital clean room environments. Healthcare's infection prevention and surgical solutions, such as hand hygiene, hard surface disinfection, instrument cleaning, patient drapes, equipment drapes and surgical fluid warming and cooling systems are sold primarily under the Ecolab and Microtek brand names to various departments within the acute care environment, including infection control, environmental services, central sterile and operating room. Healthcare sells its products and programs primarily through field sales personnel and corporate account personnel but also sells through healthcare distributors.

Global Energy

The Global Energy segment, which operates primarily under the Nalco Champion name, consists of the Energy operating unit, which serves the process chemicals and water treatment needs of the global petroleum and petrochemical industries in both upstream and downstream applications. The Global Energy segment provides on-site and technology-driven solutions to the global drilling, oil and gas production, refining, and petrochemical industries. Its product and service portfolio includes corrosion inhibitors, scale control additives, biocides, cleaners, hydrate control, hydrogen sulfide scavengers, oil dispersants, asphaltene and paraffin control, foamers and anti-foams, flow assurance, oil/water separation, heavy crude desalting, monomer inhibitors, anti-oxidants, fuel and lubricant additives, air emission control and combustion efficiency, and traditional water treatment. The Company's customers include various oil companies, as well as national oil companies and independent oil companies. The Energy business operates an upstream group consisting of its WellChem and Oilfield Chemicals and Enhanced Oil Recovery businesses. The Company's WellChem business supplies chemicals for the cementing, drilling, fracturing and acidizing phases of well drilling and stimulation. Its Oilfield Chemicals business provides solutions to the oil and gas production sector. The Company engages in crude oil and natural gas production, pipeline gathering/transmission systems, gas processing, heavy oil and bitumen upgrading and enhanced oil recovery. Its UltraFab business designs, fabricates and commissions compact, modular and hydrogen sulfide (H2S) mitigation systems.

The Company offers a line of fuel additives, including corrosion inhibitors, to protect engine fuel systems and pre-market underground storage tanks and piping. In addition, it offers fuel stabilizers, pour point depressants, detergents and antioxidants for home heating oil and diesel and gasoline packages. The Company also provides total water and wastewater management solutions specific to customers' refining and chemical processing needs, including boiler treatment, cooling water treatment and wastewater treatment.


The Other segment consists of the Pest Elimination operating unit. It provides pest elimination and kitchen repair and maintenance, with its operating units. Pest elimination provides services designed to detect, eliminate and prevent pests, such as rodents and insects, in restaurants, food and beverage processors, educational and healthcare facilities, hotels, restaurant and grocery operations and other institutional and commercial customers. In addition to the United States, the Company operates this business in various countries in Asia Pacific, Western Europe, Latin America and South Africa, France, the United Kingdom, Greater China and Mexico.

Gas, Water & Multiutilities
United States
Share Price
$243.17 (yesterday's closing price)
Shares in Issue
286 million
Market Cap
Dividend Cover
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