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Worth Comparing these two stocks: Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL), MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET)

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL), ended its previous trading session at $185.34 showing a gain of 0.180000000000007 or 0.1 percent with respect to the price of $185.16 when stock market opened. The company traded 1.11 Million shares over the course of the trading day. Giving the average volume of 1.06 Million over the course of 3 consecutive months. Which signifies a pretty good change over the time with its shares outstanding of 288.68 Million.

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) is currently trading lower than its price target which is set to $200.87 by the analyst. The stock is -11.69% Below its 1-Year High which is $209.87. ECL has a difference of 36.51% from its 1 year low which stands at $135.77. The company is currently rated by analyst who are keeping a close eye on the stock as 2.5. Where 1 means Buy, 2.5 meaning Hold and 5 as Sell.

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) Performance Snapshot

The stock performed exceptionally bad in the previous week which depicts an decrease of 1.8 percent in the shares price. The company subtracted about -2.95% in its share price over 1-Month. While taking about the performance of the stock over 1-year interval is 15.48 Percent. ECL currently shows 25.78% as its year to date performance.

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) Price Insight

The stock needs to grow about $15.53 to reach its price target. In order to seek the stock’s directional movements, 20-Days, 50 Days and 200-Days moving averages are -1.61%, -3.17% and -2.2 percent respectively. The stock trades about 1.2 percent of its Float giving its total shares Outstanding are 288.68 Million. ECL lost about -4.03 percent in 6 months showing its Average True Range of 3.01. The company currently has a RSI and Beta of 40.93 and 0.8.

While talking about Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) valuation ratios, the stock trades with a P/S and P/B of 3.6 and 6.23 which is significantly better and attractive as compared to its peers.

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET)

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET), closed the last trading session at $48.35 with decrease of $-1 or -2.03 percent against the opening price of $49.35. The trading day volume of the company stands at 6.14 Million shares while the average trading volume of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) is 5.4 Million over the course of 3 consecutive months. Which signifies a pretty good change over the time with its shares outstanding of 919.63 Million.

The price target of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) is currently set at 53.63 by the analysts. The stock is $-5.49 Below its 1-Year High which is $51.16. MET hit its 1-Year low price of $37.76. The company is currently rated by analyst who are keeping a close eye on the stock as 2.3. Where 1 means Buy, 2.5 meaning Hold and 5 as Sell.

Performance Indicators of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET)

The value of the stock decreased by -3.2% during the previous week performance. Looking at the 1 month performance of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET), the stock jumped 2.31%. While the 1 year performance shows a positive percentage of 8.34 and year to date performance stands at 17.75%.

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) Analytical Review

The stock needs to grow about $5.28 to reach its price target. In order to seek the stock’s directional movements, 20-Days, 50 Days and 200-Days moving averages are -1.75%, 2.07% and 3.07 percent respectively. The stock trades about 1.5 percent of its Float giving its total shares Outstanding are 919.63 Million. MET gained about 0.69 percent in 6 months showing its Average True Range of 0.72. The company currently has a RSI and Beta of 47.45 and 1.13.

While talking about MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) valuation ratios, the stock trades with a P/S and P/B of 0.65 and 0.66 which is significantly better and attractive as compared to its peers.