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: $74.02
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $72.85
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $74.02
  • 52-Week Range: $66.30 - $86.41
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.80
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.63
  • P/E Growth: 10.55
  • Market Cap: $2.50B
  • Outstanding Shares: 33,786,000
  • Beta: 0.71
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 13.63%
  • Return on Equity: 21.37%
  • Return on Assets: 8.75%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.09%
  • Current Ratio: 3.41%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.53%
Additional Links:
Companies Related to Compass Minerals International:

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 5 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $75.00 (1.32% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
Show:
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
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
4/12/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$70.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Lower Price Target$60.00 -> $57.00View Rating Details
3/30/2016BB&T Corp.DowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
2/10/2016Monness Crespi & HardtLower Price Target$68.00 -> $60.00View 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 9/29/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2016        
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: $2.85 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.77 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$0.04$0.39$0.22
Q4 20162$1.02$1.11$1.07
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
Annual Dividend:$2.78
Dividend Yield:3.76%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:66.83% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
97.54% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
73.74% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:12 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 97.03%
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)
DateHeadline
biz.yahoo.com logoCOMPASS MINERALS INTERNATIONAL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Dire (NYSE:CMP)
biz.yahoo.com - September 29 at 9:12 AM
4-traders.com logoCompass Minerals : Closes on New Term Loan to Finance Expected Purchase of Remaining Interest in Produquímica (NYSE:CMP)
www.4-traders.com - September 28 at 4:08 PM
realistinvestor.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) Is Expected To Post EPS Of $0.67 (NYSE:CMP)
www.realistinvestor.com - September 28 at 4:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Minerals Closes on New Term Loan to Finance Expected Purchase of Remaining Interest in Produquímica (NYSE:CMP)
finance.yahoo.com - September 28 at 4:08 PM
realistinvestor.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) Is Expected To Post EPS Of $0.67 - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:CMP)
www.realistinvestor.com - September 28 at 9:10 AM
capitalcube.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CMP-US : September 27, 2016 (NYSE:CMP)
www.capitalcube.com - September 27 at 8:51 AM
nasdaq.com logoCMP Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level (NYSE:CMP)
www.nasdaq.com - September 24 at 8:32 AM
investornewswire.com logoShares Of Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) Expected To Hit $90 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:CMP)
www.investornewswire.com - September 23 at 9:27 AM
News IconStock Update on Earnings & Estimates for Compass Minerals ... - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:CMP)
friscofastball.com - September 21 at 4:53 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Compass Minerals International, Inc. : September 21, 2016 (NYSE:CMP)
www.capitalcube.com - September 21 at 4:53 PM
News IconShort Data Recap on Shares of: Compass Minerals International Inc. (NYSE:CMP) - Post News (NYSE:CMP)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 21 at 8:20 AM
News IconStock in Review - Analysts Have Given a Consensus Buy Recommendation on Shares of Compass Minerals ... - Post News (NYSE:CMP)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 15 at 4:41 PM
News IconShort Information Review for: Compass Minerals International Inc. (NYSE:CMP) - Post News (NYSE:CMP)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 14 at 8:33 AM
capitalcube.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:CMP) : September 13, 2016 (NYSE:CMP)
www.capitalcube.com - September 14 at 8:33 AM
capitalcube.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CMP-US : September 12, 2016 (NYSE:CMP)
www.capitalcube.com - September 12 at 9:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Minerals Lowered to Strong Sell on Weak Prospects - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:CMP)
finance.yahoo.com - September 9 at 4:10 PM
zacks.com logoCompass Minerals Lowered to Strong Sell on Weak Prospects (NYSE:CMP)
www.zacks.com - September 9 at 9:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCOMPASS MINERALS (CMP) SHAREHOLDER ALERT – Andrews & Springer LLC is Investigating Compass Minerals International, Inc. for Potential Breaches of Fiduciary Duty (NYSE:CMP)
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 9:11 AM
News IconStock Struggling for the Quarter: Compass Minerals International Inc. (NYSE:CMP) - Post News (NYSE:CMP)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 4 at 8:53 AM
News IconTop Earnings to Watch for: Compass Minerals International Inc. (NYSE:CMP) - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:CMP)
voiceregistrar.com - September 2 at 4:05 PM
investornewswire.com logoCan Shares Of Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) Get To $90? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:CMP)
www.investornewswire.com - September 2 at 9:03 AM
News IconEarnings Reaction History: Compass Minerals International Inc. (CMP) has a 60% chance to rise - The Independent Republic (NYSE:CMP)
theindependentrepublic.com - September 1 at 11:40 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Compass Minerals International, Inc. : August 30, 2016 (NYSE:CMP)
www.capitalcube.com - August 30 at 4:15 PM
nasdaq.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 30, 2016 - Nasdaq (NYSE:CMP)
www.nasdaq.com - August 30 at 7:58 AM
4-traders.com logoCOMPASS MINERALS INTERNATIONAL, INC. : ex-dividend day (NYSE:CMP)
www.4-traders.com - August 29 at 9:33 PM
nasdaq.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for ... (NYSE:CMP)
www.nasdaq.com - August 29 at 4:31 PM
capitalcube.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CMP-US : August 29, 2016 (NYSE:CMP)
www.capitalcube.com - August 29 at 4:31 PM
News IconShares Down for the Quarter: Compass Minerals International Inc. (NYSE:CMP) - Post News (NYSE:CMP)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 27 at 4:07 PM
forbes.com logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Martin Marietta Materials, Agnico Eagle Mines and Compass Minerals (NYSE:CMP)
www.forbes.com - August 27 at 9:03 AM
investornewswire.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) Gets 0 Recommendations To Sell - Investor Newswire (NYSE:CMP)
www.investornewswire.com - August 26 at 4:13 PM
forbes.com logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Martin Marietta Materials, Agnico Eagle Mines and Compass Minerals - Forbes (NYSE:CMP)
www.forbes.com - August 26 at 4:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Minerals to Attend Upcoming Investor Conferences (NYSE:CMP)
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 9:16 AM
News IconIt's Earnings Time: What to Do with Compass Minerals International Inc. (NYSE:CMP) Stock - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:CMP)
voiceregistrar.com - August 23 at 8:30 AM
News IconStock Gaining Over the Past Six Months: Compass Minerals International Inc. (NYSE:CMP) - Post News (NYSE:CMP)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 22 at 9:01 AM
investornewswire.com logoWill Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) Hit $90 Price Target? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:CMP)
www.investornewswire.com - August 19 at 11:13 AM
streetinsider.com logoMoody's Places Compass Minerals' (CMP) Ratings Under Review for Downgrade (NYSE:CMP)
www.streetinsider.com - August 17 at 4:28 PM
streetinsider.com logoMoody's Places Compass Minerals' (CMP) Ratings Under Review for Downgrade - StreetInsider.com (NYSE:CMP)
www.streetinsider.com - August 17 at 10:59 AM
moodys.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc -- Moody's places Compass Minerals' ratings under review for downgrade (NYSE:CMP)
www.moodys.com - August 16 at 4:20 PM
News IconInvestor News: Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) faces Investigation - GroundReport (NYSE:CMP)
www.groundreport.com - August 16 at 8:53 AM
bizjournals.com logoCompass Minerals to buy out Brazilian company for over $300M (NYSE:CMP)
www.bizjournals.com - August 15 at 9:52 PM
4-traders.com logoCOMPASS MINERALS INTERNATIONAL INC : Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NYSE:CMP)
www.4-traders.com - August 15 at 4:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Minerals to Acquire Full Ownership of Leading Brazilian Specialty Plant Nutrition Company (NYSE:CMP)
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 4:30 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoCOMPASS MINERALS INTERNATIONAL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Other Events, Fina (NYSE:CMP)
biz.yahoo.com - August 15 at 4:30 PM
nasdaq.com logoCMP's Strong Dividend History Helps it Reach 'Top Dividend Stock of the S&P Metals & Mining Index' (NYSE:CMP)
www.nasdaq.com - August 11 at 11:32 AM
marketnewsvideo.com logoShort Interest Jumps 26.4% For CMP (NYSE:CMP)
www.marketnewsvideo.com - August 10 at 10:29 PM
publicnow.com logoPress Release 30.06.2016 (NYSE:CMP)
www.publicnow.com - August 10 at 4:20 PM
publicnow.com logoCompass Minerals Names Senior Vice President, Plant Nutrition (NYSE:CMP)
www.publicnow.com - August 9 at 11:27 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Compass Minerals International, Inc. : August 5, 2016 (NYSE:CMP)
www.capitalcube.com - August 5 at 4:22 PM
publicnow.com logoCompass Minerals Declares Third-Quarter Dividend (NYSE:CMP)
www.publicnow.com - August 4 at 11:34 AM
capitalcube.com logoCompass Minerals International, Inc. :CMP-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 4, 2016 (NYSE:CMP)
www.capitalcube.com - August 4 at 11:34 AM

Social

Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) Chart for Thursday, September, 29, 2016


Last Updated on 9/29/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff