NYSE:CMP - Compass Minerals International Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$65.15 -0.85 (-1.29 %)
(As of 06/25/2018 03:02 PM ET)
Previous Close$65.70
Today's Range$65.10 - $65.75
52-Week Range$56.50 - $76.65
Volume8,701 shs
Average Volume311,393 shs
Market Capitalization$2.23 billion
P/E Ratio23.82
Dividend Yield4.36%
Compass Minerals International logoCompass 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 in 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 provides 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.82
Current Ratio2.38
Quick Ratio1.51


Trailing P/E Ratio23.82
Forward P/E Ratio22.31
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.36 billion
Price / Sales1.62
Cash Flow$6.3499 per share
Price / Cash10.26
Book Value$20.53 per share
Price / Book3.17


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.75
Net Income$42.70 million
Net Margins2.39%
Return on Equity12.03%
Return on Assets3.47%


Outstanding Shares33,830,000

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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 Thursday, May 10th. Investors of record on Friday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.72 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $2.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.42%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 31st. View Compass Minerals International's Dividend History.

How were Compass Minerals International's earnings last quarter?

Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 1st. The basic materials company reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.65 by $0.28. The basic materials company earned $437.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $431.82 million. Compass Minerals International had a return on equity of 12.03% and a net margin of 2.39%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 12.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.63 EPS. 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, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Compass Minerals International.

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

Compass Minerals International issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of 2.75-3.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.94.

What price target have analysts set for CMP?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Compass Minerals International's stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $79.00. On average, they anticipate Compass Minerals International's stock price to reach $71.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Compass Minerals International.

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

Who are Compass Minerals International's key executives?

Compass Minerals International's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Francis J. Malecha, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. James D. Standen, Chief Financial Officer (Age 42)
  • Mr. Steven N. Berger, Sr. VP of Corp. Services (Age 52)
  • Mr. S. Bradley Griffith, Sr. VP of Plant Nutrition (Age 50)
  • Mr. Anthony J. Sepich, Sr. VP of Salt (Age 47)

Has Compass Minerals International been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about CMP stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Compass Minerals International earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.11 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Compass Minerals International's major shareholders?

Compass Minerals International's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.73%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (5.70%), Morningstar Investment Services LLC (2.96%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.58%), Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (1.93%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.70%). Company insiders that own Compass Minerals International stock include Amy Yoder, Francis Joseph Malecha, James D Standen and Steven N Berger. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Compass Minerals International.

Which institutional investors are selling Compass Minerals International stock?

CMP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including River Road Asset Management LLC, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Morningstar Investment Services LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and Stifel Financial Corp. Company insiders that have sold Compass Minerals International company stock in the last year include Amy Yoder, Francis Joseph Malecha, James D Standen and Steven N Berger. View Insider Buying and Selling for Compass Minerals International.

Which institutional investors are buying Compass Minerals International stock?

CMP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., Bernzott Capital Advisors, Cove Street Capital LLC, Van ECK Associates Corp, Jane Street Group LLC, Harvest Capital Strategies LLC, Exchange Capital Management Inc. and Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS. Company insiders that have bought Compass Minerals International stock in the last two years include James D Standen 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 $65.15.

How big of a company is Compass Minerals International?

Compass Minerals International has a market capitalization of $2.23 billion and generates $1.36 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $42.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.75 on an earnings per share basis. Compass Minerals International employs 3,090 workers across the globe.

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 (CMP)

Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  167 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  352 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  519
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This page was last updated on 6/25/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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