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NYSE:CMP

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

$21.79
-0.25 (-1.13%)
(As of 02/26/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$21.54
$22.35
50-Day Range
$19.47
$26.69
52-Week Range
$18.88
$40.95
Volume
260,456 shs
Average Volume
640,641 shs
Market Capitalization
$900.14 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
2.75%
Price Target
$46.20

Compass Minerals International MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.60 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
112.0% Upside
$46.20 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
6.25% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.97mentions of Compass Minerals International in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$106,200 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
330.00%
From $0.30 to $1.29 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.

3.64 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

67th out of 173 stocks

Mining & Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels Industry

5th out of 17 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

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/20 Dividend
12/08/2023
Dividend Payable
12/20/2023
Last Earnings
2/07/2024
Today
2/27/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/20 Dividend
3/08/2024
Dividend Payable
3/20/2024
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
$46.20
High Stock Price Target
$60.00
Low Stock Price Target
$21.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+112.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.60
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
$2.92 per share
Book Value
$12.57 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
40,683,000
Market Cap
$900.14 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.18
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CMP Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

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

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Compass Minerals International in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" CMP shares.
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What is Compass Minerals International's stock price target for 2024?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Compass Minerals International's stock. Their CMP share price targets range from $21.00 to $60.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $46.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 112.0% 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 the year. Since then, CMP stock has decreased by 13.9% and is now trading at $21.79.
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Are investors shorting Compass Minerals International?

Compass Minerals International saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,580,000 shares, an increase of 15.7% from the January 15th total of 2,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 535,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.8 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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 7th. The basic materials company reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.19. The basic materials company earned $341.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $352.84 million. Compass Minerals International had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 4.56% and a negative net margin of 4.97%. Compass Minerals International'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. Investors of record on Monday, March 11th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Wednesday, March 20th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.75%. 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 2.72%.
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What ETFs hold Compass Minerals International's stock?
What guidance has Compass Minerals International issued on next quarter's earnings?

Compass Minerals International updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 7th. The company provided earnings per share 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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.70%), Morningstar Investment Services LLC (3.27%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.02%), Magnolia Group LLC (2.06%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.33%) and Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (1.29%). 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 2/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff