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

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$48.08 +0.23 (+0.48 %)
(As of 01/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$47.85
Today's Range$47.1990 - $48.33
52-Week Range$38.19 - $75.50
Volume265,917 shs
Average Volume448,175 shs
Market Capitalization$1.63 billion
P/E Ratio17.48
Dividend Yield5.93%
Beta1.15
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

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.36 billion
Cash Flow$6.3682 per share
Book Value$20.53 per share

Profitability

Net Income$42.70 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,090
Market Cap$1.63 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 9th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.72 per share on Monday, December 17th. This represents a $2.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.99%. 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The basic materials company reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.03. The basic materials company earned $322.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $316.49 million. Compass Minerals International had a return on equity of 12.10% and a net margin of 0.91%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 10.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.65 earnings per share. 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, February 11th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Compass Minerals International.

How can I listen to Compass Minerals International's earnings call?

Compass Minerals International will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 12th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

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 earnings per share guidance of $2.20-2.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.30.

What price target have analysts set for CMP?

5 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Compass Minerals International's stock. Their forecasts range from $48.06 to $79.00. On average, they anticipate Compass Minerals International's share price to reach $64.8120 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 34.8% 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?

News articles about CMP stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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. Richard S. Grant, Chairman, Interim Pres & CEO (Age 72)
  • Mr. James D. Standen, Chief Financial Officer (Age 43)
  • Mr. S. Bradley Griffith, Sr. VP of Plant Nutrition (Age 51)
  • Mr. Anthony J. Sepich, Sr. VP of Salt (Age 48)
  • Mr. John D. Craft, VP of Internal Audit (Age 56)

Who are Compass Minerals International's major shareholders?

Compass Minerals International's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Skyline Asset Management LP (0.67%), Beacon Financial Group (0.20%), Pwmco LLC (0.11%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.05%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%). 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 major investors are selling Compass Minerals International stock?

CMP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pwmco LLC, Skyline Asset Management LP, First PREMIER Bank, Bank of Montreal Can, Viking Fund Management LLC, IFP Advisors Inc and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 major investors are buying Compass Minerals International stock?

CMP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Beacon Financial Group, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Verity & Verity 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 $48.08.

How big of a company is Compass Minerals International?

Compass Minerals International has a market capitalization of $1.63 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:  197 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  417 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  614
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This page was last updated on 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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