Compass Minerals International Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.35 (+0.53 %)
(As of 06/11/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume193,190 shs
Average Volume196,785 shs
Market Capitalization$2.26 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield4.35%
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About Compass Minerals International

Compass Minerals International, Inc., produces and sells essential minerals primarily in the United States, Canada, Brazil, the United Kingdom, and internationally. 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 that are 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 and other brands. 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

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Overall MarketRank

1.54 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

169th out of 894 stocks

Mining & Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels Industry

6th out of 33 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 1.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Compass Minerals International a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Compass Minerals International in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Compass Minerals International stock. 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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When is Compass Minerals International's next earnings date?

Compass Minerals International is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 3rd 2021.
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How were Compass Minerals International's earnings last quarter?

Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 3rd. The basic materials company reported $0.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.23. The basic materials company earned $426 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $443.35 million. Compass Minerals International had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.27% and a negative net margin of 13.84%. The company's revenue was up 22.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.80 EPS.
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How has Compass Minerals International's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Compass Minerals International's stock was trading at $43.15 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CMP shares have increased by 54.3% and is now trading at $66.60.
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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 Tuesday, May 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.72 per share on Friday, June 18th. This represents a $2.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.32%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 9th.
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Is Compass Minerals International a good dividend stock?

Compass Minerals International pays an annual dividend of $2.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.35%. CMP has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Compass Minerals International does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Compass Minerals International is 207.19%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Compass Minerals International will have a dividend payout ratio of 90.28% in the coming year. This indicates that Compass Minerals International may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for CMP?

5 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Compass Minerals International's stock. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $68.00. On average, they expect Compass Minerals International's stock price to reach $61.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.4%.
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Who are Compass Minerals International's key executives?

Compass Minerals International's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kevin S. Crutchfield, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60, Pay $2.32M)
  • Mr. James D. Standen, Chief Financial Officer (Age 45, Pay $801.43k)
  • Mr. George J. Schuller Jr., Chief Operations Officer (Age 57, Pay $1.16M)
  • Ms. Mary L. Frontczak, Chief Legal & Admin. Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 54, Pay $770.51k)
  • Mr. S. Bradley Griffith, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 53, Pay $856.84k)
  • Mr. Robert M. Fisher CPA, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Douglas A. Kris, Sr. Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Rick Axthelm, Sr. VP & Chief Public Affairs Officer
  • Mr. Chris Heywood, Head of Sales & Logistics - UK
  • Dr. Ryan Bartlett Ph.D., Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer

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

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

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 AT&T (T), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Hawkins (HWKN), Verizon Communications (VZ), Pfizer (PFE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), The Procter & Gamble (PG), Chevron (CVX), The Coca-Cola (KO) and Wells Fargo & Company (WFC).

What is Compass Minerals International's stock symbol?

Compass Minerals International trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CMP."

Who are Compass Minerals International's major shareholders?

Compass Minerals International's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.68%), Van ECK Associates Corp (5.97%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.16%), Shapiro Capital Management LLC (2.95%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.70%) and Schroder Investment Management Group (2.49%). Company insiders that own Compass Minerals International stock include Amy Yoder, James D Standen, Kevin S Crutchfield and Richard S Grant.
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Which institutional investors are selling Compass Minerals International stock?

CMP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shapiro Capital Management LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., 12th Street Asset Management Company LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Bernzott Capital Advisors, Lapides Asset Management LLC, and Federated Hermes Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Compass Minerals International stock?

CMP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Van ECK Associates Corp, Cove Street Capital LLC, BlackRock Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, and Victory Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Compass Minerals International stock in the last two years include James D Standen, Kevin S Crutchfield, and Richard S Grant.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Compass Minerals International's stock price today?

One share of CMP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.60.

How much money does Compass Minerals International make?

Compass Minerals International has a market capitalization of $2.26 billion and generates $1.37 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $59.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.39 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Compass Minerals International have?

Compass Minerals International employs 3,229 workers across the globe.

What is Compass Minerals International's official website?

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

Where are Compass Minerals International's headquarters?

Compass Minerals International is headquartered at 9900 West 109th Street Suite 100, OVERLAND PARK KS, 66210.

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]

This page was last updated on 6/13/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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