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

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$45.90 -0.94 (-2.01 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$46.84
Today's Range$45.71 - $47.21
52-Week Range$45.25 - $76.65
Volume291,085 shs
Average Volume350,637 shs
Market Capitalization$1.59 billion
P/E Ratio16.69
Dividend Yield6.13%
Beta1.08
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 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Sub-IndustryDiversified Metals & Mining
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:CMP
Previous Symbol
CUSIP20451N10
Phone913-344-9200

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.47
Current Ratio2.55
Quick Ratio1.32

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio16.69
Forward P/E Ratio20.13
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.36 billion
Price / Sales1.14
Cash Flow$6.2877 per share
Price / Cash Flow7.30
Book Value$20.53 per share
Price / Book2.24

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.75
Net Income$42.70 million
Net Margins0.91%
Return on Equity12.10%
Return on Assets3.08%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,090
Outstanding Shares33,850,000
Market Cap$1.59 billion
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 9th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.72 per share on Monday, December 17th. This represents a $2.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.27%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 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 Wednesday, October, 31st. The basic materials company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.03. The basic materials company had revenue of $322.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $316.49 million. Compass Minerals International had a net margin of 0.91% and a return on equity of 12.10%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 10.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.65 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 Tuesday, February 12th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Compass Minerals International.

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

Compass Minerals International updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 31st. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.20-2.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.30.

What price target have analysts set for CMP?

5 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Compass Minerals International's shares. Their forecasts range from $48.06 to $79.00. On average, they expect Compass Minerals International's share price to reach $64.8120 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 41.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Compass Minerals International.

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

5 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 3 buy ratings 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?

Media stories about CMP stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Compass Minerals International earned a daily sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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. S. Bradley Griffith, Sr. VP of Plant Nutrition (Age 50)
  • Mr. Anthony J. Sepich, Sr. VP of Salt (Age 47)
  • Mr. John D. Craft, VP of Internal Audit (Age 55)

Who are Compass Minerals International's major shareholders?

Compass Minerals International's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.49%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.78%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.78%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.13%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.71%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.63%). 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 Morningstar Investment Services LLC, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Morgan Stanley, FDx Advisors Inc., Tdam USA Inc., Country Club Trust Company n.a. and Baird Financial Group Inc.. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Janus Henderson Group PLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Pwmco LLC, BlackRock Inc., Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc. and Lapides Asset Management LLC. 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 $45.90.

How big of a company is Compass Minerals International?

Compass Minerals International has a market capitalization of $1.59 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.

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:  195 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  408 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  603
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Compass Minerals International and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CMP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CMP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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