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NYSE:CMP

Compass Minerals International - CMP Stock Forecast, Price & News

$43.22
+1.52 (+3.65%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$41.63
$43.77
50-Day Range
$31.47
$44.60
52-Week Range
$30.67
$75.44
Volume
320,967 shs
Average Volume
335,774 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.48 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
1.39%
Price Target
$58.83

Compass Minerals International MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.20 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
36.1% Upside
$58.83 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.76% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.24mentions of Compass Minerals International in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$303,533 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
272.50%
From $0.40 to $1.49 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.71 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

26th out of 175 stocks

Mining & Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels Industry

1st out of 16 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 Trading Up 3.6 %

Compass Minerals International stock traded up $1.52 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $43.22. The stock had a trading volume of 320,967 shares, compared to its average volume of 335,774. The company has a quick ratio of 1.11, a current ratio of 2.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.94. The stock has a market cap of $1.48 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -19.92 and a beta of 1.45. Compass Minerals International has a one year low of $30.67 and a one year high of $75.44. The business's 50 day simple moving average is $36.33 and its 200-day simple moving average is $49.25.

Compass Minerals International Dividend Announcement

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, June 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 10th were given a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, June 9th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.39%. Compass Minerals International's dividend payout ratio is presently -27.65%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

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

Insider Buying and Selling at Compass Minerals International

In other news, CEO Kevin S. Crutchfield bought 1,330 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 15th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $37.48 per share, for a total transaction of $49,848.40. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 50,295 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,885,056.60. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. In related news, CEO Kevin S. Crutchfield acquired 1,330 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 15th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $37.48 per share, for a total transaction of $49,848.40. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 50,295 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,885,056.60. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Joseph E. Reece acquired 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 16th. The shares were bought at an average price of $33.41 per share, with a total value of $167,050.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 11,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at $367,510. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders bought 8,780 shares of company stock worth $303,533. 1.05% of the stock is currently owned by 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
8/14/2022
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
+36.1%
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
$8.81 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
33,802,000
Market Cap
$1.48 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 research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Compass Minerals International in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" CMP shares. 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 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Compass Minerals International's shares. Their CMP share price forecasts range from $51.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $58.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 36.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have CMP shares performed in 2022?

Compass Minerals International's stock was trading at $51.08 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, CMP stock has decreased by 15.4% and is now trading at $43.22.
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Are investors shorting Compass Minerals International?

Compass Minerals International saw a decrease in short interest during the month of 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 daily volume of 419,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.1 days. Approximately 3.8% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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 Wednesday, February, 16th. The basic materials company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.05. The basic materials company earned $331.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $362.74 million. Compass Minerals International had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.07% and a negative net margin of 6.10%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 21.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $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. Stockholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.39%. 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 1.44%.
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What is Fran Malecha's approval rating as Compass Minerals International's CEO?

46 employees have rated Compass Minerals International Chief Executive Officer Fran Malecha on Glassdoor.com. Fran Malecha has an approval rating of 2% among the company'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%), Northern Trust Corp (1.42%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (1.36%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.95%) and Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.72%). Insiders that own company 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 stock 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 $43.22.

How much money does Compass Minerals International make?

Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) has a market capitalization of $1.48 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?

The company 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 the company 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 8/14/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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