Dividend Growth of Ecopetrol S.A.(EC)

Ecopetrol S.A. has a 5 year average dividend yield of 6.93% The 5 year historical dividend growth of Ecopetrol S.A.(EC) is at the rate of -23.22% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.55. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 0.84% or 0.08 points. After the session commenced at $9.5, the stock reached the higher end at $9.56 while it hit a low of $9.39. With the volume soaring to 958,982 shares, the last trade was called at $9.39. The company has a 52-week high of $10.29. The company has a market cap of $19,304 million and there are 2,055,834,700 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $5.98. Ecopetrol S.A. has lost 0.42% in the last five trading days and dropped 0.32% in the last 4 weeks. Ecopetrol S.A. is up 12.73% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 3.76%.

Institutional Investors own 2.54% of Ecopetrol S.A. shares. Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Ecopetrol SA (ADR) was Upgraded by Deutsche Bank to Buy on Dec 7, 2016.

ECOPETROL S.A. is a Colombia-based petroleum company. The Company is focused on identifying opportunities primarily within the eastern Llanos Basin of Colombia, as well as in other areas in Colombia and northern Peru. The Companys operation includes the extraction, collection, treatment, storage and pumping or compression of hydrocarbons. Ecopetrol has four management divisions to handle the operation of 163 production fields. Ecopetrols production is concentrated in the upper, middle and lower Magdalena, the Eastern Plans and the Caribbean, and the provinces of Putumayo, Cesar and Norte de Santander.


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