NYSE:CMP - Compass Minerals International Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$53.31 -0.99 (-1.82 %)
(As of 05/21/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$54.30
Today's Range$52.66 - $54.71
52-Week Range$38.19 - $70.40
Volume245,844 shs
Average Volume349,233 shs
Market Capitalization$1.81 billion
P/E Ratio27.62
Dividend Yield5.30%
Beta1.36
Compass Minerals International, Inc., produces and sells salt, and specialty plant nutrition and chemical products primarily in the United States, Canada, Brazil, and the United Kingdom. It operates through three segments: Salt, Plant Nutrition North America, and Plant Nutrition South America. The Salt segment offers 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 salt 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 North America segment offers sulfate of potash specialty fertilizers in various grades, including agricultural products used in broadcast spreaders, direct application, and liquid fertilizer solutions; turf products used by the turf and ornamental markets, as well as for blends used on golf course greens; organic products under the Protassium+ brand; and micronutrient products under the Wolf Trax brand, as well as specialty plant nutrition solution-based products and chemical solutions. This segment provides its products to distributors and retailers of crop inputs, as well as growers. The Plant Nutrition South America segment offers various specialty plant nutrients and supplements; water and wastewater treatment chemicals for cleaning, decontaminating, and purifying water; and process chemicals for industrial use. 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 1993 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Sub-IndustryDiversified Metals & Mining
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP20451N10
Phone913-344-9200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.49 billion
Cash Flow$5.9431 per share
Book Value$15.90 per share

Profitability

Net Income$68.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,071
Market Cap$1.81 billion
Next Earnings Date8/5/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) Frequently Asked Questions

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 Monday, May 13th. Investors of record on Friday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $0.72 per share on Friday, June 14th. This represents a $2.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.40%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 30th. View Compass Minerals International's Dividend History.

How were Compass Minerals International's earnings last quarter?

Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 30th. The basic materials company reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.21. The basic materials company earned $403.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $417.50 million. Compass Minerals International had a net margin of 4.37% and a return on equity of 11.26%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 7.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.37 earnings per share. View Compass Minerals International's Earnings History.

When is Compass Minerals International's next earnings date?

Compass Minerals International is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Compass Minerals International.

What price target have analysts set for CMP?

3 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Compass Minerals International's shares. Their forecasts range from $48.06 to $63.00. On average, they anticipate Compass Minerals International's share price to reach $57.02 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Compass Minerals International.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Compass Minerals International?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Compass Minerals International in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Compass Minerals International.

Has Compass Minerals International been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about CMP stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Compass Minerals International earned a coverage optimism score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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

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 Hawkins (HWKN), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Procter & Gamble (PG), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), General Electric (GE), The Coca-Cola (KO), Pfizer (PFE) and Duke Energy (DUK).

Who are Compass Minerals International's key executives?

Compass Minerals International's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James D. Standen, Chief Financial Officer (Age 43)
  • Ms. Diana C. Toman, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 40)
  • Mr. S. Bradley Griffith, Sr. VP of Plant Nutrition (Age 51)
  • Mr. Anthony J. Sepich, Sr. VP of Salt (Age 48)
  • Mr. Richard S. Grant, Chairman, Interim Pres & CEO (Age 72)

Who are Compass Minerals International's major shareholders?

Compass Minerals International's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.52%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (3.81%), Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (3.19%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.96%), Cove Street Capital LLC (2.49%) and Bernzott Capital Advisors (1.80%). Company insiders that own Compass Minerals International stock include Amy Yoder, Francis Joseph Malecha, James D Standen, Joseph E Reece, Lori A Walker, Richard S Grant and Steven N Berger. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Compass Minerals International.

Which major investors are selling Compass Minerals International stock?

CMP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Voya Investment Management LLC, Southpoint Capital Advisors LP, Cove Street Capital LLC, Skyline Asset Management LP, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Morgan Stanley and Oxford Asset Management LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Compass Minerals International.

Which major investors are buying Compass Minerals International stock?

CMP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bruce & Co. Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc., Goelzer Investment Management Inc., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Geode Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Compass Minerals International stock in the last two years include James D Standen, Joseph E Reece, Lori A Walker, Richard S Grant and Steven N Berger. View Insider Buying and Selling for Compass Minerals International.

How do I buy shares of Compass Minerals International?

Shares of CMP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Compass Minerals International's stock price today?

One share of CMP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $53.31.

How big of a company is Compass Minerals International?

Compass Minerals International has a market capitalization of $1.81 billion and generates $1.49 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $68.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.93 on an earnings per share basis. Compass Minerals International employs 3,071 workers across the globe.

What is Compass Minerals International's official website?

The official website for Compass Minerals International is http://www.compassminerals.com.

How can I contact Compass Minerals International?

Compass Minerals International's mailing address is 9900 West 109th Street Suite 100, OVERLAND PARK KS, 66210. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 913-344-9200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Compass Minerals International (NYSE CMP)

Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  214 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  466 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  680
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This page was last updated on 5/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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