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NYSE:CMP

Compass Minerals International - CMP Stock Forecast, Price & News

$37.78
+0.55 (+1.48%)
(As of 08/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$37.17
$38.36
50-Day Range
$31.47
$45.49
52-Week Range
$30.67
$75.44
Volume
341,535 shs
Average Volume
294,149 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.29 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
1.59%
Price Target
$58.83

Compass Minerals International MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.20 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
55.7% Upside
$58.83 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.84% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
-0.02mentions of Compass Minerals International in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$303,533 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
628.57%
From $0.21 to $1.53 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.74 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

27th out of 219 stocks

Mining & Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels Industry

1st out of 21 stocks

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About Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) Stock

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.

Compass Minerals International Stock Up 1.5 %

Shares of NYSE:CMP opened at $37.78 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.22, a current ratio of 2.33 and a quick ratio of 1.39. The company has a market cap of $1.29 billion, a P/E ratio of -17.41 and a beta of 1.45. Compass Minerals International has a 1 year low of $30.67 and a 1 year high of $75.44. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $36.71 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $49.64.

Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 5th. The basic materials company reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.93 by ($0.60). The firm had revenue of $448.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $422.32 million. Compass Minerals International had a positive return on equity of 5.15% and a negative net margin of 6.10%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.95 EPS. Research analysts anticipate that Compass Minerals International will post 0.21 earnings per share for the current year.

Compass Minerals International Announces Dividend

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, June 20th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 10th were given a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.59%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, June 9th. Compass Minerals International's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -27.65%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of research analysts recently commented on CMP shares. CL King lowered their price target on shares of Compass Minerals International from $67.00 to $52.00 in a report on Wednesday, May 11th. TheStreet downgraded shares of Compass Minerals International from a "c-" rating to a "d+" rating in a report on Wednesday, May 18th. StockNews.com downgraded shares of Compass Minerals International from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Wednesday. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft lowered their price target on shares of Compass Minerals International from $73.00 to $55.00 in a report on Monday, May 23rd. Finally, BMO Capital Markets increased their price target on shares of Compass Minerals International from $60.00 to $63.00 and gave the company a "market perform" rating in a report on Monday, April 18th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, the company currently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $58.83.

Insider Transactions at Compass Minerals International

In related news, Director Joseph E. Reece bought 5,000 shares of Compass Minerals International stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 16th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $33.41 per share, with a total value of $167,050.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 11,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $367,510. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. In related news, CEO Kevin S. Crutchfield bought 1,450 shares of Compass Minerals International stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 17th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $34.21 per share, with a total value of $49,604.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 51,745 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,770,196.45. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Joseph E. Reece bought 5,000 shares of Compass Minerals International stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 16th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $33.41 per share, for a total transaction of $167,050.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 11,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $367,510. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have purchased 8,780 shares of company stock valued at $303,533. 1.05% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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CMP Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/16/2022
Ex-Dividend for 6/20 Dividend
6/09/2022
Dividend Payable
6/20/2022
Today
8/07/2022
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Sub-Industry
Diversified Metals & Mining
CUSIP
20451N10
Fax
N/A
Employees
3,229
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$58.83
High Stock Price Forecast
$80.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$51.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+55.7%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.20
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-2,100,000.00
Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.37 billion
Cash Flow
$4.55 per share
Book Value
$9.54 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
33,789,000
Market Cap
$1.29 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.45

Key Executives

  • Mr. Kevin S. Crutchfield (Age 61)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.59M
  • Mr. George J. Schuller Jr. (Age 58)
    Chief Operations Officer
    Comp: $1.22M
  • Ms. Mary L. Frontczak (Age 55)
    Chief Legal & Admin. Officer and Corp. Sec.
    Comp: $901.56k
  • Mr. James D. Standen (Age 46)
    Chief Commercial Officer
    Comp: $906.27k
  • Mr. Lorin James Crenshaw (Age 46)
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Ms. Teresa D. Cook
    Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Robert M. Fisher CPA
    Chief Information & Transformation Officer
  • Mr. Douglas A. Kris
    Sr. Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Rick Axthelm
    Chief Public Affairs & Sustainability Officer
  • Mr. Chris Heywood
    Head of Sales & Logistics - UK













CMP Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Compass Minerals International stock 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, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings 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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What is Compass Minerals International's stock price forecast for 2022?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Compass Minerals International's stock. Their CMP stock forecasts range from $51.00 to $80.00. On average, they anticipate Compass Minerals International's stock price to reach $58.83 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 55.7% from the stock's current price.
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How has Compass Minerals International's stock performed in 2022?

Compass Minerals International's stock was trading at $51.08 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, CMP shares have decreased by 26.0% and is now trading at $37.78.
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Are investors shorting Compass Minerals International?

Compass Minerals International saw a decrease in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,300,000 shares, a decrease of 17.2% from the June 30th total of 1,570,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 419,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.1 days. Approximately 3.8% of the company's shares are sold short.
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How were Compass Minerals International's earnings last quarter?

Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 16th. The basic materials company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.43 by $0.05. The basic materials company had revenue of $331.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $362.74 million. Compass Minerals International had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.15% and a negative net margin of 6.10%. Compass Minerals International's quarterly revenue was down 21.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.62 earnings per share.

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, May 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, June 20th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.59%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 9th.
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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 1.59%.
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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.

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).

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 Van ECK Associates Corp (4.76%), Bernzott Capital Advisors (1.97%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (1.36%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.95%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.72%) and Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS (0.53%). Company insiders that own Compass Minerals International 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 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 $37.78.

How much money does Compass Minerals International make?

Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) has a market capitalization of $1.29 billion and generates $1.37 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $-2,100,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($2.17) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Compass Minerals International have?

Compass Minerals International employs 3,229 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 official website for Compass Minerals International is www.compassminerals.com. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at (913) 344-9200 or via email at investorrelations@compassminerals.com.

This page (NYSE:CMP) was last updated on 8/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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