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NYSE:CMPCompass Minerals International Stock Price, Forecast & News

$52.66
+1.66 (+3.25 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$51.62
Now: $52.66
$53.14
50-Day Range
$40.26
MA: $45.89
$51.36
52-Week Range
$34.39
Now: $52.66
$66.14
Volume380,676 shs
Average Volume351,429 shs
Market Capitalization$1.79 billion
P/E Ratio22.13
Dividend Yield5.65%
Beta1.59
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 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 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 1.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.43 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Sub-IndustryDiversified Metals & Mining
CUSIP20451N10
Phone913-344-9200

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.49 billion
Cash Flow$6.39 per share
Book Value$15.63 per share

Profitability

Net Income$62.50 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,131
Market Cap$1.79 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Compass Minerals International's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

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 (WHO). Since then, CMP stock has increased by 22.0% and is now trading at $52.66. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Compass Minerals International?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Compass Minerals International in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Compass Minerals International.

When is Compass Minerals International's next earnings date?

Compass Minerals International is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Compass Minerals International.

How were Compass Minerals International's earnings last quarter?

Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 5th. The basic materials company reported $0.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.24. The basic materials company earned $413.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $423.62 million. Compass Minerals International had a return on equity of 18.42% and a net margin of 5.50%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.22 earnings per share. View Compass Minerals International's earnings history.

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 19th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.72 per share on Monday, June 15th. This represents a $2.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 29th. View Compass Minerals International's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for CMP?

8 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Compass Minerals International's shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect Compass Minerals International's stock price to reach $60.14 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets 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, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Compass Minerals International earned a daily sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutCompass Minerals International.

Are investors shorting Compass Minerals International?

Compass Minerals International saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,260,000 shares, a drop of 15.4% from the April 15th total of 2,670,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 398,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.7 days. Approximately 6.7% of the company's shares are short sold. View Compass Minerals International's Current Options Chain.

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 Hawkins (HWKN), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Verizon Communications (VZ), Procter & Gamble (PG), AT&T (T), Pfizer (PFE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Coca-Cola (KO), Duke Energy (DUK) and General Electric (GE).

Who are Compass Minerals International's key executives?

Compass Minerals International's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. James D. Standen, Chief Financial Officer (Age 43)
  • Ms. Diana C. Toman, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 40)
  • Mr. S. Bradley Griffith, Sr. VP of Plant Nutrition (Age 51)
  • Mr. Anthony J. Sepich, Sr. VP of Salt (Age 48)
  • Mr. Richard S. Grant, Chairman, Interim Pres & CEO (Age 72)

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.32%), Van ECK Associates Corp (4.74%), State Street Corp (4.49%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.69%), Schroder Investment Management Group (2.60%) and Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (2.53%). Company insiders that own Compass Minerals International stock include James D Standen, Joseph E Reece, Kevin S Crutchfield, Lori A Walker and Richard S Grant. 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 State Street Corp, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., BlackRock Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Mutual of America Capital Management LLC, Morningstar Investment Services LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., and UBS Group AG. View insider buying and selling activity 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 Schroder Investment Management Group, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., Van ECK Associates Corp, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ , Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have bought Compass Minerals International stock in the last two years include James D Standen, Joseph E Reece, Kevin S Crutchfield, Lori A Walker, and Richard S Grant. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Compass Minerals International's stock price today?

One share of CMP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $52.66.

How big of a company is Compass Minerals International?

Compass Minerals International has a market capitalization of $1.79 billion and generates $1.49 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $62.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.92 on an earnings per share basis. Compass Minerals International employs 3,131 workers across the globe.

What is Compass Minerals International's official website?

The official website for Compass Minerals International is 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]

This page was last updated on 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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