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Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile Company Profile (NYSE:SQM)

Consensus Ratings for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Rating(s), 2 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $19.64 (15.30% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/6/2016ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/21/2016HSBCLower Price TargetHold$19.00 -> $17.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/18/2015Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/8/2015SantanderUpgradeUnderperform -> Hold$18.71View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/30/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$28.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/28/2015Howard WeilInitiated CoverageSector Perform$27.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/5/2015Miller TabakLower Price TargetBuy$33.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 6/27/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/25/2015Q2$0.30$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/20/2015Q115$0.31$0.27$387.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/4/2015Q414$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/19/2014$0.28$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/28/2014$0.39$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/22/2014$0.35$0.31$502.19 million$534.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/29/2013Q113$0.60$0.58$560.84 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
Earnings Estimates for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q2 20161$0.32$0.32$0.32
Q3 20161$0.32$0.32$0.32
Q4 20161$0.32$0.32$0.32
Q1 20171$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q2 20171$0.38$0.38$0.38
Q3 20171$0.36$0.36$0.36
Q4 20171$0.35$0.35$0.35
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
Current Dividend Information for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM)
Annual Dividend:$0.11
Dividend Yield:0.47%
Payout Ratio:9.32%
Dividend Growth:-27.90% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
11/23/2015$0.2112/1/201512/3/201512/3/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/24/2015$0.154/22/20154/24/20155/8/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/9/2015semiannual$0.151.55%4/29/20155/1/20155/18/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/19/2014$0.4112/3/201412/5/201412/12/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/28/2014special$0.134.92%4/30/20145/2/20145/19/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2013special$0.283.86%5/2/20135/6/20135/20/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Latest Headlines for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM)
DateHeadline
06/24/16 06:37 PMSQM Makes New Claim in CORFO Arbitration - Investing News Network (press release) (registration) (blog)
06/24/16 09:06 AMPrice Target Update on Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM) - Trade Calls
06/22/16 06:28 PMWealth Signs LOI to Acquire Balance of Salar de Aguas Calientes, Chile
06/22/16 10:26 AMDon't Miss Today's Strong And Under The Radar Stock: Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile (SQM) - TheStreet.com
06/22/16 06:55 AMLithium Supply Strategically Important to Tesla as EV Demand Grows -
06/18/16 10:36 AMSociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM) Current Analyst Ratings - Fiscal Standard
06/15/16 10:14 AMRouge Resources Ltd. announces acquisition of Pampas El Peñon gold project, Chile
06/15/16 10:14 AMArena Minerals Inc. Enters Into Agreement With Rouge Resources Ltd. on Sale of Pampas El Penon Project, Chile
06/06/16 06:41 PMStrong On High Volume: Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile (SQM) - TheStreet.com
06/02/16 09:44 AMSociedad Química Y Mineral: A Binary Option On The Future Of Lithium - Seeking Alpha - Seeking AlphaSociedad Química Y Mineral: A Binary Option On The Future Of LithiumSeeking AlphaSociedad Química y Minera (NYSE:SQM), can be seen as a modern day example of this positioning. SQM is a Chilean mining company with operations all around the world, and significant production facilities in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile.
05/29/16 05:06 PMGerente SQM dice que aportes de empresas a partidos eran "comunes" en Chile - Publimetro Chile - Publimetro ChileGerente SQM dice que aportes de empresas a partidos eran "comunes" en ChilePublimetro ChilePatricio de Solminihac, gerente general de Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM), una de las empresas chilenas involucradas en la financiación ilegal de campañas electorales, dijo hoy que los aportes a los partidos eran algo "bastante más común de ...and more »
05/24/16 02:41 PMETF’s with exposure to Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA : May 24, 2016 -
05/24/16 08:58 AMSociedad Quimica Y Minera DE Chi (NYSE:SQM) Short Interest Decreased By 22.3% - Wall Street Hints and News - Sociedad Quimica Y Minera DE Chi (NYSE:SQM) Short Interest Decreased By 22.3%Wall Street Hints and NewsOut of 4 analysts covering Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM), 1 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 25% are positive. Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile has been the topic of 9 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 ...
05/24/16 08:58 AMRevenue Update on Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR)(NYSE:SQM) - Trade Calls - Revenue Update on Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR)(NYSE:SQM)Trade CallsSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR)(NYSE:SQM) announced the earnings results for Fiscal Year 2016 and Q1. The results came in during After-hours on May 18, 2016. Company reported revenue of $391.80M. Analysts estimated a revenue of ...Basic Materials Highs: North American (NYSE:NOA), Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, (NYSE:BWP), Gold Standard ...Benchmark Monitorall 4 news articles »
05/23/16 12:21 PMSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA :SQM-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : May 23, 2016 -
05/23/16 10:08 AMChemicals Stocks: Airgas, Inc. (NYSE:ARG), Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) (NYSE:SQM), BioAmber ... - KC Register - Chemicals Stocks: Airgas, Inc. (NYSE:ARG), Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) (NYSE:SQM), BioAmber ...KC RegisterOn 18 May, Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) (NYSE:SQM) reported first-quarter earnings of $58.5 million. The Santiago, Chile-based company said it had profit of 22 cents per share. The chemicals company posted revenue of $391.8 million in the ...
05/20/16 05:13 PMLithium: Playing Chemicals As China's Electric Auto Boom Eases - Barron's (blog) - Barron's (blog)Lithium: Playing Chemicals As China's Electric Auto Boom EasesBarron's (blog)They note pricing trends based on strong momentum in first-quarter results for major western chemicals companies including Chile's Sociedad Quimica y Minera De Chile (SQM), Albermarle (ALB) and FMC (FMC), though they also caution that a good deal of ...and more »
05/20/16 05:13 PMPerformance Watch List: Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM) - News Oracle - The Point ReviewPerformance Watch List: Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM)News OracleBy looking at Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) (NYSE:SQM) YTD (year to date) performance, the stock shows Positive value of 17.69%. If the YTD value is Negative, it means that the stock is trading poorly. If the YTD value is Positive, this ...Traders Alert: Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW), Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) (NYSE:SQM), Petroleo ...The Point Reviewall 3 news articles »
05/20/16 11:53 AMLithium: Playing Chemicals As China's Electric Auto Boom Eases -
05/19/16 07:32 PMSQM First Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call - [at noodls] - SQM First Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call
05/19/16 08:34 AMBRIEF-SQM says qtrly EPS $0.22 per ADR - Reuters - BRIEF-SQM says qtrly EPS $0.22 per ADRReutersMay 18 Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile Sa. * Says qtrly EPS $0.22 per ADR. * Qtrly revenues totaled $391.8 million versus $387.5 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom +91 80 6749-1130; within U.S. +1 646 ...
05/19/16 08:34 AMSQM Reports Earnings for the First Quarter of 2016 - PR Newswire (press release) - SQM Reports Earnings for the First Quarter of 2016PR Newswire (press release)SANTIAGO, Chile, May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM) (NYSE: SQM; Santiago Stock Exchange: SQM-B, SQM-A) reported earnings today for the three months ended March 31, 2016 of US$58.5 million (US$0.22 per ...and more »
05/18/16 10:23 PMSQM posts 1Q profit - SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) _ Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (SQM) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $58.5 million. The Santiago, Chile-based company said it had profit of 22 cents per share. The chemicals company posted revenue of $391.8 ...
05/18/16 10:23 PMSQM Reports Earnings for the First Quarter of 2016 - SANTIAGO, Chile, May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM) (NYSE: SQM; Santiago Stock Exchange: SQM-B, SQM-A) reported earnings today for the three months ended March 31, 2016 of US$58.5 million (US$0.22 per ADR), a ...
05/18/16 09:22 PMSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile misses by $0.04, misses on revenue -
05/18/16 09:24 AMInvestor's Watch on Earnings Estimates Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) (NYSE:SQM) - The Point Review - The Point ReviewInvestor's Watch on Earnings Estimates Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) (NYSE:SQM)The Point ReviewWall Street analysts are predicting that Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) (NYSE:SQM) will report earnings per share of $0.26 in their quarterly report. The firm is expected to announce results on 5/18/2016, After Market Close. Chemical and ...and more »
05/18/16 07:08 AMLithium Price Triples As Electric Vehicles Go Mainstream -
05/17/16 10:13 PMWhy Nevada Is The Next Lithium Hot Spot - OilPrice.com - Why Nevada Is The Next Lithium Hot SpotOilPrice.com... lithium hot spots, joining the ranks of Australia, China and the Latin American ''Lithium Triangle” of Argentina, Brazil and Chile, where majors like FMC (NYSE:FMC) and Chile's Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) have traditionally converged.and more »
05/17/16 09:01 AMTitanium Leads Basic Materials Dogs By Yield In May But Upside And Gains Go To Diamonds - Seeking Alpha - Titanium Leads Basic Materials Dogs By Yield In May But Upside And Gains Go To DiamondsSeeking AlphaAnnual yields of ten Basic Materials Sector leaders averaged 5.64% and charged bullishly after April as Dow dogs retreated bearishly. Yield from WY, AGU, CF, UFS, SQM, TX, POY.TO, POT, RUS.TO and KRO ranged from 4.02% to 10.49% as of May 13.
05/16/16 01:53 PMBrazil’s Budget Deficit Led to Dilma Rousseff’s Ouster -
05/16/16 10:12 AMChemicals Major Diversified: Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX), FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF), Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE ... - KC Register - Chemicals Major Diversified: Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX), FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF), Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE ...KC RegisterSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) (NYSE:SQM) said it has asked local authorities to block U.S. lithium producer Albemarle Corp from expanding production in the South American nation for environmental reasons. The move came less than three ...
05/16/16 10:12 AMAlbemarle: Best Lithium Investment Right Now - Seeking Alpha - Seeking AlphaAlbemarle: Best Lithium Investment Right NowSeeking AlphaSo LIT and FMC are also not ideal picks to benefit from the boom in lithium demand, but what about the Chilean giant Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) that holds a 26% share of the lithium production market? Investing in SQM brings all the ...and more »
05/15/16 05:41 PMSociedad Quimica Y Minera DE Chi (NYSE:SQM) Shorted Shares Decreased By 22.3% - Wall Street Hints and News - Sociedad Quimica Y Minera DE Chi (NYSE:SQM) Shorted Shares Decreased By 22.3%Wall Street Hints and NewsThe short interest to Sociedad Quimica Y Minera DE Chi's float is 0.89%. The stock decreased 1.27% or $0.27 on May 13, hitting $21.02. About 616,718 shares traded hands. Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) (NYSE:SQM) has risen 26.99% since ...Stock on Upward Axis: Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. (NYSE:SQM)Franklin Independentall 2 news articles »
05/12/16 10:44 PMWhy Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (ADR) (NYSE:SQM) is an Excellent Choice? - Street Report - Why Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (ADR) (NYSE:SQM) is an Excellent Choice?Street Report[Reuters] Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (ADR) (NYSE:SQM)(TREND ANALYSIS) said on Thursday it has asked local authorities to block U.S. lithium producer Albemarle Corp from expanding production in the South American nation for ...and more »
05/10/16 05:34 PMSociedad Quimica Y Minera DE Chi (NYSE:SQM) Sellers Increased By 5.5% Their Shorts - B.O.D.Y Confidential - Sociedad Quimica Y Minera DE Chi (NYSE:SQM) Sellers Increased By 5.5% Their ShortsB.O.D.Y ConfidentialThe short interest to Sociedad Quimica Y Minera DE Chi's float is 1.14%. The stock decreased 5.47% or $1.16 on May 9, hitting $20.04. About 540,804 shares traded hands. Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) (NYSE:SQM) has risen 30.18% since ...Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) Declines Again; Strong Momentum for SellersThe PostSociedad Quimica y Minera SA (NYSE:SQM) Target Price UpdateNews TribuneAfter Last Week What Do Analysts Think Of Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM)Share Trading Newsall 6 news articles »
05/05/16 10:59 PMBurgos y ofensiva PC contra SQM: "No está en planes del gobierno expropiar empresas" - LaTercera (Registro) - LaTercera (Registro)Burgos y ofensiva PC contra SQM: "No está en planes del gobierno expropiar empresas"LaTercera (Registro)Durante la sesión de ayer en la Cámara de Diputados se dio cuenta de la admisibilidad del proyecto de ley que “declara de interés nacional la explotación y comercialización del litio y la Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM)”, presentado por los ...Partido Comunista ingresa proyecto para que el Estado expropie SQMDiario FinancieroDiputados comunistas presentan proyecto para expropiar SQMEconomía y Negocios onlineDiputados comunistas proponen la expropiación de SQMCooperativa.clEl Dínamoall 26 news articles »
05/05/16 05:50 PMSQM targets H1 2017 for Cauchari Olaroz construction - Sociedad de Quimica y Minera SA (SQM) expects to bring online its joint venture Argentinian lithium project by 2019, with construction slated to begin in early 2017. The project is SQM’s first outside of Chile and comes as investment in Argentina has ...
05/05/16 05:50 PMCommodities, Lithium and Chile - Lithium producer Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM) is a chemical and mining company with its headquarters in Santiago, Chile. SQM produces iodine and its derivatives, lithium and its derivatives, industrial chemicals, potassium and other ...
05/05/16 07:25 AMChilean SQM's Argentina joint venture project to cost up to $600 mln -
05/04/16 07:41 PMSQM Provides Further Information About Minera Exar Joint Venture - [at noodls] - SQM Provides Further Information About Minera Exar Joint Venture
04/28/16 10:58 PMSociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM) Updated Broker Price Targets - Share Trading News - Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM) Updated Broker Price TargetsShare Trading NewsSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM) is a producer of potassium nitrate and iodine chemicals. The Company operates in six segments: specialty plant nutrients, industrial chemicals, iodine and derivatives, lithium and derivatives, potassium ...and more »
04/27/16 12:04 PMCHEMICAL & MINING CO OF CHILE INC Financials -
04/26/16 11:22 PMHow Analysts Rated Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) (NYSE:SQM) Last Week? - CCH Daily News - How Analysts Rated Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) (NYSE:SQM) Last Week?CCH Daily NewsOut of 9 analysts covering Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM), 1 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 7 “Hold”. This means 11% are positive. Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile has been the topic of 9 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 ...A tale of two producers: SQM-Rockwood spat illustrates rising lithium tensionsIndustrial Minerals (registration)all 2 news articles »
04/26/16 04:40 PMSQM S.A. 2016 Ordinary General Shareholders' Meeting Resolutions - [at noodls] - SQM S.A. 2016 Ordinary General Shareholders' Meeting Resolutions
04/21/16 03:42 PMSQM Files its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the Year 2015 - [at noodls] - SQM Files its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the Year 2015
04/05/16 11:47 AMFiscal Woes Have Plagued Brazil -
03/29/16 10:11 AMMohamed El-Erian Believes in Brazil, Just Not Now -
03/29/16 09:53 AMETF’s with exposure to Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA : March 29, 2016 -
03/28/16 12:39 PMSQM and Lithium Americas Announce Joint Venture - [at noodls] - SQM and Lithium Americas Announce Joint Venture
03/22/16 07:07 PMSQM Board Proposes Payment of Special and Final Dividends - [at noodls] - SQM Board Proposes Payment of Special and Final Dividends
About Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile logoSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM) is a producer of potassium nitrate and iodine chemicals. The Company operates in six segments: specialty plant nutrients, industrial chemicals, iodine and derivatives, lithium and derivatives, potassium, and other products and services. It produces four types of specialty plant nutrients: potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate, sodium potassium nitrate and specialty blends. It produces iodine and iodine derivatives, which are used in a range of medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural and industrial applications. It is also a producer of lithium carbonate, which is used in a range of applications. SQM produces potassium chloride and potassium sulfate from brines extracted from the Salar de Atacama. It produces four industrial chemicals: sodium nitrate, potassium nitrate, boric acid and potassium chloride. In addition, it sells other fertilizers and blends, some of which it does not produce.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Chemicals - Major Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SQM
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $24.00
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $22.639
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $19.150
  • P/E Ratio: 29.740
  • P/E Growth: 1.610
  • Market Cap: $6.16B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.150 EPS
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