Compass Minerals International Company Profile (NYSE:CMP)

About Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)

Compass Minerals International logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. (CMI) is a provider of essential minerals that solve nature's challenges, including salt for winter roadway safety and other consumer, industrial and agricultural uses; specialty plant nutrition minerals for the quality and yield of crops, and specialty chemicals for water treatment and other industrial processes. The Company has three segments: Salt, Plant Nutrition North America and Plant Nutrition South America. The Salt segment produces and markets salt and magnesium chloride for use in road deicing and dust control, food processing, water softeners, and agricultural and industrial applications. Its Plant Nutrition North America segment includes sales of sulfate of potash (SOP) specialty fertilizer and micronutrients. The Plant Nutrition South America segment operates two primary businesses in Brazil: agricultural productivity and chemical solutions.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Industrial Metals & Minerals
  • Sub-Industry: Diversified Metals & Mining
  • Symbol: NYSE:CMP
  • CUSIP: 20451N10
  • Web: www.compassminerals.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $2.23 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 33,823,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $67.34
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $74.43
  • 52 Week Range: $62.70 - $84.40
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.65
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.89
  • P/E Growth: 5.17
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.18 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.89
  • Book Value: $21.59 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.05
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $2.78
  • Dividend Yield: 4.3%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $250.7 million
  • 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%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 465,665 shs.
  • Beta: 0.51
  • Short Ratio: 12.19
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)

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, May 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.72 per share on Thursday, June 15th. This represents a $2.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 30th. View Compass Minerals International's Dividend History.

How were Compass Minerals International's earnings last quarter?

Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company reported $0.63 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.20. The company earned $387.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $386.97 million. Compass Minerals International had a return on equity of 16.02% and a net margin of 14.30%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 12.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.46 EPS. View Compass Minerals International's Earnings History.

What guidance has Compass Minerals International issued on next quarter's earnings?

Compass Minerals International updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.00-3.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.06.

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

4 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Compass Minerals International's stock. Their forecasts range from $63.00 to $98.00. On average, they anticipate Compass Minerals International's share price to reach $81.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Compass Minerals International.

Who are some of Compass Minerals International's key competitors?

Who owns Compass Minerals International stock?

Compass Minerals International's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (9.02%), Parnassus Investments CA (8.98%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.87%), BlackRock Inc. (8.51%), State Street Corp (3.87%) and Shapiro Capital Management LLC (3.58%). Company insiders that own Compass Minerals International stock include David J Goadby and Jack C Leunig. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Compass Minerals International.

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, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Shapiro Capital Management LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Schroder Investment Management Group, Victory Capital Management Inc. and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Compass Minerals International.

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

Compass Minerals International's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Cove Street Capital LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Nordea Investment Management AB, Royce & Associates LP, Quantitative Investment Management LLC and Renaissance Technologies LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Compass Minerals International.

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 $65.95.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $81.50 (23.58% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/15/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$75.00N/AView Rating Details
10/26/2016Monness Crespi & HardtUpgradeSell -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
7/12/2016Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuy$90.00N/AView Rating Details
6/15/2016KeyCorpDowngradeOverweight -> Sector WeightN/AView Rating Details
6/5/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$98.00N/AView Rating Details
4/12/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$70.00 -> $65.00N/AView Rating Details
4/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncLower Price Target$60.00 -> $57.00N/AView Rating Details
3/30/2016BB&T Co.DowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
1/21/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$88.00 -> $75.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
Earnings by Quarter for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
Earnings History by Quarter for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/3/2017Q1 2017$0.43$0.63$386.97 million$387.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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$1.92$2.38$387.63 million$433.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2014Q314$0.82$0.81$225.80 million$240.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2014Q214$0.21$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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.12
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.55$0.55$0.55
Q2 20171($0.12)($0.12)($0.12)
Q3 20171$1.00$1.00$1.00
Q4 20171$1.69$1.69$1.69
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
Next Dividend:6/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.78
Dividend Yield:4.22%
Dividend Growth:8.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:58.16% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
85.80% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
66.99% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:13 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)

Dividend History by Quarter for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/5/2017quarterly$0.724.25%5/30/20176/1/20176/15/2017
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 and Institutional Ownership History for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.80%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
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

Headline Trends for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
Latest Headlines for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Compass Minerals International, Inc. : May 23, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 12:45 PM
seekingalpha.com logoCompass Minerals International (CMP) Presents At BMO-Farm to Market Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - May 22 at 4:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeitz Funds Comments on Compass Minerals
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 4:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 6:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CMP-US : May 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 5:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 Earnings Estimate for Compass Minerals International, Inc. Issued By KeyCorp (CMP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 8:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Compass Minerals International, Inc. : May 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 9:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Minerals Scheduled to Present at 2017 BMO Farm-to-Market Conference
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 9:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 Earnings Forecast for Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Issued By KeyCorp
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 7:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. :CMP-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 4:17 PM
seekingalpha.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - May 8 at 9:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBMO Capital Markets Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 11:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $252.72 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 10:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Very Likely to Affect Compass Minerals International (CMP) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 12:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) to Issue $0.72 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 6:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Issues Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 10:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of CMP earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 9:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Minerals Declares Dividend
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 4:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Will Announce Earnings of $0.04 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 9:38 AM
thestreet.com logoSee How Compass Minerals International Ranks Among Analysts' Top Metals Picks
www.thestreet.com - May 4 at 6:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 8:50 PM
marketbeat.com logoCompass beats 1Q profit forecasts
marketbeat.com - May 3 at 4:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Minerals Reports First Quarter Earnings
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 4:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Minerals International (CMP) Earning Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 8:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 6:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Minerals International (CMP) Receiving Somewhat Negative Press Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 11:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Minerals International (CMP) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.18
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 12:42 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Compass Minerals announces departure of chief financial officer
www.reuters.com - April 26 at 5:03 PM
bizjournals.com logoCompass Minerals CFO departs after less than a month in new role
www.bizjournals.com - April 26 at 5:03 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Negative News Coverage Very Likely to Impact Compass Minerals International (CMP) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 9:05 AM
nasdaq.com logoMurphy Pohlad Asset Management LLC Buys Tribune Media Co, Federated Investors, Target, Sells ...
www.nasdaq.com - April 22 at 4:13 PM
seekingalpha.com logoCompass Minerals: Debt Load Leaves A Salty Aftertaste
seekingalpha.com - April 19 at 9:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Minerals International (CMP) Getting Very Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 8:01 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Minerals International (CMP) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 10:07 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ1 2017 Earnings Estimate for Compass Minerals International, Inc. Issued By KeyCorp (CMP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 8:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Will Announce Earnings of $0.55 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 12:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Minerals to Host Conference Call to Discuss First-Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 12:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Minerals Reports First-Quarter Snow-Event Data
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 12:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSnow Scarcity Dings Compass Minerals
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 9:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 2:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTheStreet Lowers Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) to C+
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 10:54 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Compass Minerals names Patrick Linehan CFO
www.reuters.com - March 29 at 4:47 PM
wsj.com logoCFO Moves: Compass Minerals International, Westmoreland Coal, Itron
blogs.wsj.com - March 29 at 12:11 PM
bizjournals.com logoCompass Minerals taps ConAgra Foods exec as next CFO
www.bizjournals.com - March 29 at 12:11 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 8-K COMPASS MINERALS INTERNA For: Mar 28
www.streetinsider.com - March 28 at 9:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:15 pm Compass Minerals appoints Patrick Linehan as CFO effective April 3
finance.yahoo.com - March 28 at 9:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Minerals Names Patrick D. Linehan Chief Financial Officer
finance.yahoo.com - March 28 at 9:10 PM
seekingalpha.com logoCompass Minerals: Salt Play
seekingalpha.com - March 22 at 4:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 6:19 PM

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