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

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (NYSE:SQM) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s), 5 Hold Rating(s), 1 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $21.04 (15.28% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (NYSE:SQM)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/13/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> SellView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/5/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingHold$28.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
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
12/8/2015SantanderUpgradeUnderperform -> 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 7/28/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (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)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (NYSE:SQM)
Annual Dividend:$0.32
Dividend Yield:1.29%
Payout Ratio:42.11% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
27.12% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
24.06% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:-27.90% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (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 Trades

Insider Trading History for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (NYSE:SQM)
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Headlines

Latest Headlines for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (NYSE:SQM)
DateHeadline
07/26/16 06:58 PMNew Broker Ratings For Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM) - FTSE News
07/26/16 09:57 AMHow to Play Small Caps and the Lithium Boom - Trefis
07/25/16 06:05 PMAs Lithium Demand Grows, China 'Charged Up and Ready to Grow' -
07/23/16 10:20 AMHow to Play Small Caps and the Lithium Boom - Wall Street Daily
07/23/16 10:20 AMSQM y Rockwood llegan a acuerdo para resguardar en conjunto Salar de Atacama - Noticias - Comunidad Portal Minero - Portal Minero (Comunicado de prensa) (blog)
07/23/16 10:20 AMSQM drops objections to Albemarle's Atacama expansion - Industrial Minerals (registration)
07/22/16 06:21 PMSQM drops objections to Albemarle’s Atacama expansion
07/22/16 09:29 AMSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile : Sustainability of the Salar de Atacama will be safeguarded by a joint effort between SQM and Albemarle
07/22/16 07:00 AMMusk’s Ambitious Plan Is Great News For Lithium -
07/21/16 06:53 PMRecycling Recycling: the great lithium challenge - InvestorIntel
07/21/16 06:53 PMSustainability of the Salar de Atacama will be safeguarded by a joint effort between SQM and Albemarle - PR Newswire (press release)
07/21/16 04:43 PMLithium rivals SQM and Albemarle sign environment deal -
07/21/16 04:30 PMSustainability of the Salar de Atacama will be safeguarded by a joint effort between SQM and Albemarle - [PR Newswire] - Santiago Stock Exchange: SQM-B, SQM-A) have reached an agreement to work together to safeguard the ecosystem in the Salar de Atacama. Specifically, this joint effort will involve the development of a coordinated and informed environmental administration with the goal to protect the sensitive systems in the Salar de Atacama. As part of this agreement, SQM has agreed that it will not pursue its complaints against Rockwood Lithium Ltda.'s environmental approval RCA 21/2016, which approved the increase in brine extraction rates for expansion of battery grade lithium carbonate production.
07/20/16 09:28 AMCitigroup Downgrades Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) to Sell - Trade Calls
07/19/16 06:44 PMThe Lithium-ion Batteries Market to Expand its Wide Array of Applications - PR Newswire (press release)
07/19/16 12:10 PMETF’s with exposure to Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA : July 19, 2016 -
07/18/16 06:27 PMWhy Lithium Will See Another Price Spike This Fall -
07/15/16 11:47 AMNew report explored on global agro chemicals market, 2015-2021 - WhaTech
07/13/16 05:58 AMSociedad Quimica y Minera downgraded by Citigroup -
07/11/16 10:52 AMInvestorIntel Report: Rare earth prices plummet; Gold equity action; Chile's lithium problem; Potash blues - InvestorIntel
07/10/16 10:30 AMSociedad Quimica Y Minera DE Chi (NYSE:SQM) Short Interest Decreased By 19.7% - Engelwood Daily
07/08/16 06:31 PM4 Chemicals Stocks to Buy Now - Investorplace.com
07/05/16 10:40 AMSociedad Quimica Y Minera DE Chi (NYSE:SQM) Shorted Shares Decreased By 19.7% - Engelwood Daily
07/01/16 06:33 PMSociedad Quimica Y Minera DE Chi (NYSE:SQM) Shorted Shares Decreased By 19.7% - Press Telegraph
06/30/16 03:06 PMETF’s with exposure to Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA : June 30, 2016 -
06/30/16 09:18 AMLithium Australia and Pilbara Minerals to pilot lithium carbonate from spodumene
06/29/16 06:27 PMSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) Just Recorded A Sigfniciant Gap Up - Engelwood Daily
06/27/16 06:27 PMSociedad Quimica Y Minera DE Chi (NYSE:SQM) Shorts Decreased by 19.7% After Short Covering - Engelwood Daily
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 ...
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

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About Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA 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: $24.83
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $24.67
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $20.47
  • P/E Ratio: 31.41
  • P/E Growth: 1.50
  • Market Cap: $6.51B
  • Beta: 1.47
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.18 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.33 EPS
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