Compass Minerals International Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.47 (+2.29 %)
(As of 04/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $65.68
50-Day Range
MA: $64.99
52-Week Range
Now: $65.68
Volume146,656 shs
Average Volume243,092 shs
Market Capitalization$2.23 billion
P/E Ratio27.37
Dividend Yield4.49%
Compass Minerals International, Inc., produces and sells salt, and specialty plant nutrition and chemical products 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 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
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.49 billion
Cash Flow$6.38 per share
Book Value$15.63 per share


Net Income$62.50 million


Market Cap$2.23 billion
Next Earnings Date5/4/2021 (Estimated)


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Compass Minerals Declares First Quarter Dividend
February 25, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Compass Minerals International, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
February 17, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Compass Minerals Intl: Q4 Earnings Insights
February 16, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Earnings Preview: Compass Minerals Intl
February 15, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Compass Minerals International Update: Still Struggling
January 31, 2021 |  seekingalpha.com
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Overall MarketRank

1.54 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

145th out of 849 stocks

Mining & Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels Industry

5th out of 32 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?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Compass Minerals International in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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, May 4th 2021.
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How were Compass Minerals International's earnings last quarter?

Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February, 15th. The basic materials company reported $0.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.38 by $0.76. The basic materials company had revenue of $421.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $455.45 million. Compass Minerals International had a net margin of 5.73% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.38%.
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How has Compass Minerals International's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Compass Minerals International's stock was trading at $43.15 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CMP stock has increased by 52.2% and is now trading at $65.68.
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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 Thursday, February 25th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.72 per share on Friday, March 19th. This represents a $2.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.38%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 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 4.49%. 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 strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Compass Minerals International is 150.00%. 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 80.90% 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?

6 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Compass Minerals International's shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate Compass Minerals International's stock price to reach $57.80 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.0%.
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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 $2.21M)
  • Mr. James D. Standen, Chief Financial Officer (Age 45, Pay $818.04k)
  • Mr. George J. Schuller Jr., Chief Operations Officer (Age 57, Pay $1.07M)
  • Mr. S. Bradley Griffith, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 53, Pay $857.2k)
  • Mr. Robert M. Fisher CPA, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Mary L. Frontczak, Chief Legal & Admin. Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 54)
  • 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.

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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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Advisors Management Group Inc. ADV (0.26%), Sound Income Strategies LLC (0.08%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%), Global Retirement Partners LLC (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.01%). 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.
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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 Advisors Management Group Inc. ADV, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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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 Confluence Investment Management LLC, Sound Income Strategies LLC, First PREMIER Bank, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and Global Retirement Partners LLC. 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.
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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 $65.68.

How much money does Compass Minerals International make?

Compass Minerals International has a market capitalization of $2.23 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.

How many employees does Compass Minerals International have?

Compass Minerals International employs 3,000 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 4/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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