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DOW   37,986.40
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How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
Biden signs bill extending a key US surveillance program after divisions nearly forced it to lapse
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
The drug war devastated Black and other minority communities. Is marijuana legalization helping?
Crews turn sights to removing debris from ship's deck in Baltimore bridge collapse cleanup
Morning sickness? Prenatal check-ups? What to know about new rights for pregnant workers
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DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
Biden signs bill extending a key US surveillance program after divisions nearly forced it to lapse
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
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NYSE:CMP

Compass Minerals International (CMP) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$13.46
-0.14 (-1.03%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$13.40
$13.88
50-Day Range
$13.33
$23.57
52-Week Range
$13.10
$39.78
Volume
398,066 shs
Average Volume
821,962 shs
Market Capitalization
$556.03 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
4.46%
Price Target
$34.40

Compass Minerals International MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.20 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
155.6% Upside
$34.40 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
7.65% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.19mentions of Compass Minerals International in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$106,200 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
672.73%
From $0.11 to $0.85 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.32 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

70th out of 173 stocks

Mining & Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels Industry

8th out of 15 stocks

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About Compass Minerals International Stock (NYSE:CMP)

Compass Minerals International, Inc., provides essential minerals in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Salt and Plant Nutrition. The Salt segment produces, markets, and sells sodium chloride and magnesium chloride, including rock salt, mechanically and solar evaporated salt, and brine and flake magnesium chloride products; and purchases potassium chloride and calcium chloride to sell as finished products or to blend with sodium chloride to produce specialty products. This segment provides products for use as a deicer for roadways, consumer, and professional use; as an ingredient in chemical production; for water treatment, human, and animal nutrition; and for various other consumer and industrial uses, as well as records management services. The Plant Nutrition segment produces sulfate of potash specialty fertilizers in various grades that are used in broadcast spreaders, direct application, and liquid fertilizer solutions under the Protassium+ brand name; turf products used by the turf and ornamental markets, as well as for blends used on golf course greens; organic products; and develops and produces a portfolio of magnesium chloride-based aerial and ground fire retardant products. This segment provides its products to distributors and retailers of crop inputs, as well as growers. The company was formerly known as Salt Holdings Corporation and changed its name to Compass Minerals International, Inc. in December 2003. Compass Minerals International, Inc. was founded in 1844 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas.

CMP Stock Price History

CMP Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/07/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/20 Dividend
3/08/2024
Dividend Payable
3/20/2024
Today
4/20/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/14/2024
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Sub-Industry
Diversified Metals & Mining
CUSIP
20451N10
Fax
N/A
Employees
1,981
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$34.40
High Stock Price Target
$60.00
Low Stock Price Target
$20.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+155.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.20
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$15.50 million
Pretax Margin
-4.36%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.20 billion
Cash Flow
$2.93 per share
Book Value
$12.57 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
40,683,000
Market Cap
$556.03 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.13
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Key Executives

  • Dr. Edward C. Dowling Jr. (Age 69)
    B.Sc., M.Sc., President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $13.12k
  • Ms. Mary L. Frontczak (Age 57)
    Chief Legal & Administrative Officer and Corporate Secretary
    Comp: $992.8k
  • Mr. Kevin S. CrutchfieldMr. Kevin S. Crutchfield (Age 63)
    Executive Officer
    Comp: $3.18M
  • Mr. Gordon Dunn
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Jeffrey Cathey
    Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Brent Collins
    Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Rick Axthelm
    Chief Public Affairs & Sustainability Officer
  • Mr. Ben Nichols
    Chief Sales Officer
  • Mr. Jonathan Rose
    Chief Strategy Officer
  • Ms. Jenny Hood
    Chief Supply Chain Officer

CMP Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Compass Minerals International stock right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Compass Minerals International in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" CMP shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CMP, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Compass Minerals International's stock price target for 2024?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Compass Minerals International's shares. Their CMP share price targets range from $20.00 to $60.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $34.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 155.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have CMP shares performed in 2024?

Compass Minerals International's stock was trading at $25.32 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, CMP shares have decreased by 46.8% and is now trading at $13.46.
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Are investors shorting Compass Minerals International?

Compass Minerals International saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,160,000 shares, an increase of 16.6% from the March 15th total of 2,710,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 723,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.4 days.
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When is Compass Minerals International's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 14th 2024.
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How were Compass Minerals International's earnings last quarter?

Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) released its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 7th. The basic materials company reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.19. The basic materials company had revenue of $341.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $352.84 million. Compass Minerals International had a negative net margin of 4.97% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 4.56%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year.

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

Compass Minerals International announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 15th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Wednesday, March 20th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.46%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 8th.
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Is Compass Minerals International a good dividend stock?

Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.41%. CMP has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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What guidance has Compass Minerals International issued on next quarter's earnings?

Compass Minerals International issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.2 billion-$1.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.3 billion.

What is Fran Malecha's approval rating as Compass Minerals International's CEO?

46 employees have rated Compass Minerals International Chief Executive Officer Fran Malecha on Glassdoor.com. Fran Malecha has an approval rating of 2% among the company's employees. This puts Fran Malecha in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Compass Minerals International own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Compass Minerals International investors own include AT&T (T), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Hawkins (HWKN), Verizon Communications (VZ), Pfizer (PFE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Procter & Gamble (PG), Chevron (CVX), Coca-Cola (KO) and Wells Fargo & Company (WFC).

Who are Compass Minerals International's major shareholders?

Compass Minerals International's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alpha Omega Wealth Management LLC (0.10%), Counterpoint Mutual Funds LLC (0.04%) and Moody National Bank Trust Division (0.04%). Insiders that own company stock include Amy Yoder, George John Schuller Jr, James D Standen, Joseph E Reece, Kevin S Crutchfield and Mary L Frontczak.
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How do I buy shares of Compass Minerals International?

Shares of CMP stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:CMP) was last updated on 4/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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