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Ecolab Inc - Stock Quote ECL

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Ecolab Poised for Long-Term Growth as Businesses Recover From Pandemic and Cost Inflation

Seth Goldstein, CFA Senior Equity Analyst

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| Seth Goldstein, CFA |

As the global leader in the cleaning and sanitation industry, Ecolab provides products that help its hospitality, food-service, and healthcare customers do laundry, wash dishes, and maintain regulatory compliance. With unmatched scale and a solid razor-and-blade business model, Ecolab's competitive advantages are firmly in place. The company's cleaning and sanitation scale dwarfs the competition. Ecolab generates over 3 times the revenue of its largest rival. Its industries are fragmented, with many markets made up of regional and local competitors. Ecolab controls roughly 8% of the $152 billion global market. With its unrivaled scale and breadth of product offerings, the company is an attractive partner to global hospitality and food-service firms. We think it will continue to grow from market share gains and expanding into new markets.

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Ecolab produces and markets cleaning and sanitation products for the hospitality, healthcare, and industrial markets. The firm is the global market share leader in this category with a wide array of products and services, including dish and laundry washing systems, pest control, and infection control products. The company has a strong hold on the U.S. market and is looking to increase its profitability abroad. Additionally, Ecolab serves customers in water, manufacturing, and life sciences end markets, selling customized solutions.

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1 Ecolab Place
Saint Paul, MN, 55102
T +1 800 232-6522
Industry Specialty Chemicals
Most Recent Earnings Mar 31, 2022
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2022
Stock Type Cyclical
Employees 47,000

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