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Ecolab earnings match estimates on higher sales

11:28 AM MST | February 26, 2015 | Vincent Valk

Ecolab today reported fourth-quarter net income up 17% year-on-year (YOY), to $335.5 million, on net sales up 3%, to $3.68 billion. Adjusted earnings totaled $1.20/share, matching analysts’ consensus estimate, as reported by Thomson Reuters (New York)...


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