Compass Minerals International Company Profile (NYSE:CMP)

About Compass Minerals International

Compass Minerals International logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in producing and marketing essential minerals, including salt, sulfate of potash (SOP) specialty fertilizer, magnesium chloride and micronutrients. It operates through two segments, which include salt and plant nutrition. The salt segment mines, produces, processes, distributes and markets sodium chloride and magnesium chloride in North America and sodium chloride in the United Kingdom. The salt segment products include rock salt, mechanically evaporated and solar evaporated salt, and brine and flake magnesium chloride. The plant nutrition segment includes sales of SOP and micronutrients. It sells micronutrient products under Wolf Trax brand. Its SOP product is marketed under the brand name Protassium+. The Company operates over 10 production and packaging facilities, including the rock salt mines in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, and in the United Kingdom in Winsford, Cheshire.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Industrial Metals & Minerals
  • Sub-Industry: Diversified Metals & Mining
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CMP
  • CUSIP: 20451N10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $77.95
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $80.77
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $75.70
  • 52-Week Range: $33,787,000.00 - $66.30
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.27
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.69
  • P/E Growth: 7.24
  • Market Cap: $2.63B
  • Outstanding Shares: 33,787,000
  • Beta: 0.51
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 14.30%
  • Return on Equity: 16.02%
  • Return on Assets: 5.64%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.66%
  • Current Ratio: 1.98%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.20%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: $74.60 (4.30% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/26/2016Monness Crespi & HardtUpgradeSell -> NeutralView Rating Details
7/12/2016Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuy$90.00View Rating Details
6/15/2016KeyCorpDowngradeOverweight -> Sector WeightView Rating Details
6/5/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$98.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetNeutral$70.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price Target$60.00 -> $57.00View Rating Details
3/30/2016BB&T CorporationDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
2/10/2016BMO Capital MarketsLower Price Target$87.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
1/21/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$88.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/24/2017        
2/8/2017Q416$1.11$1.35$399.66 million$443.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2016Q316$0.28$0.27$207.25 million$179.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2016Q216$0.17$0.18$177.56 million$169.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2016Q116$1.33$1.46$347.69 million$345.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/8/2016Q415$1.53$1.72$336.44 million$289.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.83$0.80$251.90 million$232.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2015Q215$0.30$0.39$179.04 million$183.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2015Q115$1.87$1.79$411.39 million$393.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2015Q414$1.89$2.38$387.63 million$433.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2014Q314$0.78$0.81$225.80 million$240.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2014Q214$0.28$0.13$194.13 million$186.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2014Q114$1.42$1.49$393.15 million$422.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q413$1.71$1.65$363.61 million$387.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$0.55$0.46$194.25 million$184.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2013Q2 2013$0.40$0.31$177.44 million$173.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2013Q1 2013$0.99$1.38$344.10 million$383.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q4 2012$1.00$1.02$292.80 million$367.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2012Q312$0.30$0.28$175.34 million$181.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2012$0.27$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$1.57$1.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2012$1.63$1.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.64$1.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.52$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$1.80$1.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2011$1.83$1.83ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.48 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.67 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$1.01$1.28$1.15
Q2 20162$0.11$0.12$0.12
Q3 20162$0.06$0.39$0.23
Q4 20162$1.02$1.08$1.05
Q1 20171$0.70$0.70$0.70
Q2 20171$0.05$0.05$0.05
Q3 20171$1.05$1.05$1.05
Q4 20171$1.55$1.55$1.55
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
Annual Dividend:$2.78
Dividend Yield:3.57%
Dividend Growth:8.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:58.16% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
79.89% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
59.53% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:13 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/3/2017quarterly$0.723.51%2/27/20173/1/20173/15/2017
11/10/2016quarterly$0.703.66%11/29/201612/1/201612/15/2016
8/5/2016quarterly$0.703.97%8/30/20169/1/20169/15/2016
5/5/2016quarterly$0.703.71%5/27/20166/1/20166/15/2016
2/9/2016quarterly$0.703.86%2/25/20162/29/20163/15/2016
11/12/2015quarterly$0.663.25%11/27/201512/1/201512/15/2015
8/4/2015quarterly$0.663.31%8/27/20158/31/20159/14/2015
5/8/2015quarterly$0.662.98%5/28/20156/1/20156/15/2015
2/10/2015quarterly$0.662.87%2/25/20152/27/20153/13/2015
11/5/2014quarterly$0.602.79%11/26/201412/1/201412/15/2014
8/7/2014quarterly$0.602.79%8/27/20148/29/20149/12/2014
5/8/2014quarterly$0.602.62%5/28/20145/30/20146/13/2014
2/10/2014quarterly$0.602.83%2/26/20142/28/20143/14/2014
11/6/2013quarterly$0.553.01%11/26/201311/29/201312/13/2013
8/8/2013quarterly$0.552.87%8/28/20138/30/20139/13/2013
5/9/2013quarterly$0.552.49%5/29/20135/31/20136/14/2013
2/11/2013quarterly$0.552.93%2/27/20133/1/20133/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.80%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/14/2016David J GoadbyVPSell5,239$72.53$379,984.67View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Jack C. LeunigSVPSell2,910$68.76$200,091.60View SEC Filing  
3/13/2015David J GoadbyVPSell3,104$92.88$288,299.52View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Jack C LeunigSVPSell1,850$93.56$173,086.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Robert Dana MillerSVPSell2,639$90.50$238,829.50View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014David J GoadbyVPSell8,453$87.27$737,693.31View SEC Filing  
9/11/2014Rodney L UnderdownCFOSell5,524$90.06$497,491.44View SEC Filing  
8/7/2014Rodney L UnderdownCFOSell8,453$86.90$734,565.70View SEC Filing  
6/11/2014Bradley J BellDirectorSell10,000$92.28$922,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014David GoadbyVPSell2,113$86.26$182,267.38View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014Rodney UnderdownCFOSell2,382$86.26$205,471.32View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013Rodney L UnderdownCFOSell17,829$75.23$1,341,275.67View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Rodney UnderdownCFOSell5,000$77.02$385,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013David J GoadbyVPSell8,071$89.69$723,887.99View SEC Filing  
5/1/2013Keith E ClarkVPSell10,071$85.24$858,452.04View SEC Filing  
11/2/2012David J GoadbyVPSell14,000$79.97$1,119,580.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
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capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Compass Minerals International, Inc. : February 14, 2017 (NYSE:CMP)
www.capitalcube.com - February 14 at 5:11 PM
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www.capitalcube.com - February 13 at 5:03 PM
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capitalcube.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CMP-US : February 10, 2017 (NYSE:CMP)
www.capitalcube.com - February 10 at 4:39 PM
capitalcube.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. :CMP-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 10, 2017 (NYSE:CMP)
www.capitalcube.com - February 10 at 4:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of CMP earnings conference call or presentation 9-Feb-17 2:00pm GMT (NYSE:CMP)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 9:48 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Compass Minerals reports Q4 earnings per share $2.87 (NYSE:CMP)
www.reuters.com - February 9 at 4:47 PM
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biz.yahoo.com logoCOMPASS MINERALS INTERNATIONAL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial State (NYSE:CMP)
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reuters.com logoBRIEF-Compass Minerals International increase in quarterly dividend (NYSE:CMP)
www.reuters.com - February 3 at 4:41 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Compass Minerals adds Latin American experience to board (NYSE:CMP)
www.reuters.com - February 3 at 2:43 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:19 pm Compass Minerals increases quarterly dividend to $0.72/share from $0.6950/share (NYSE:CMP)
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4-traders.com logoCompass Minerals : Increases Dividend for 14th Consecutive Year (NYSE:CMP)
www.4-traders.com - February 2 at 4:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Minerals Adds Latin American Experience to Board of Directors with Appointment of Valdemar L. Fischer (NYSE:CMP)
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What is Compass Minerals International's stock symbol?

Compass Minerals International trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CMP."

How often does Compass Minerals International pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Compass Minerals International?

Compass Minerals International declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 3rd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.72 per share on Wednesday, March 15th. This represents a $2.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 27th. This is a positive change from Compass Minerals International's previous quarterly dividend of $0.70.

Where is Compass Minerals International's stock going? Where will Compass Minerals International's stock price be in 2017?

5 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Compass Minerals International's shares. Their forecasts range from $57.00 to $98.00. On average, they anticipate Compass Minerals International's stock price to reach $74.60 in the next year.

When will Compass Minerals International announce their earnings?

Compass Minerals International is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April, 24th 2017.

Who owns Compass Minerals International stock?

Compass Minerals International's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (13.66%), State Street Corp (4.03%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.44%), Fiduciary Management Inc. WI (2.10%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (1.35%) and Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK (1.07%). Company insiders that own Compass Minerals International stock include David J Goadby and Jack C Leunig.

Who sold Compass Minerals International stock? Who is selling Compass Minerals International stock?

Compass Minerals International's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Cardinal Capital Management LLC CT, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Denver Investment Advisors LLC, Paradigm Asset Management Co. LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Janus Capital Management LLC and Cadence Capital Management LLC.

Who bought Compass Minerals International stock? Who is buying Compass Minerals International stock?

Compass Minerals International's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK, State Street Corp, Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc., Van ECK Associates Corp, Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV, Fiduciary Management Inc. WI and Heritage Way Advisors LLC.

How do I buy Compass Minerals International stock?

Shares of Compass Minerals International can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Compass Minerals International stock cost?

One share of Compass Minerals International stock can currently be purchased for approximately $77.95.

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Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff