NYSE:ICL - Israel Chemicals Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$5.89 -0.22 (-3.60 %)
(As of 11/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$6.11
Today's Range$5.85 - $5.98
52-Week Range$3.85 - $6.90
Volume24,089 shs
Average Volume212,386 shs
Market Capitalization$8.21 billion
P/E Ratio18.97
Dividend Yield1.56%
Israel Chemicals Ltd. operates as a specialty minerals company worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Essential Minerals and Specialty Solutions. The company extracts potash from the Dead Sea; mines and produces potash, salt, and Polysulphate; and produces, markets, and sells pure magnesium and magnesium alloys, as well as produces dry carnallite and related by-products, including chlorine and sylvinite. It also mines and processes phosphate rock; produces sulphuric acid, fertilizer-grade phosphoric acid, and phosphate fertilizers; manufactures phosphate-based food additives for livestock; and produces water soluble specialty fertilizers, liquid and soluble fertilizers, and controlled-release fertilizers. In addition, the company produces bromine and bromine-based compounds; various grades of potassium chloride, salt, magnesium chloride, and magnesia products; and phosphorous-based flame retardants and additional phosphorus-based products. Further, it develops, produces, markets, and sells a range of acids and specialty phosphates for various applications in metal and water treatment, paint and coating, cleaning material, oral hygiene, carbonated drinks, and asphalt modification industries; develops and produces functional food ingredients and phosphate additives, which provide texture and stability solutions for the processed meat, poultry, seafood, dairy, beverage, and baked goods markets; and produces milk and whey proteins for the food ingredients industry, as well as provides blended and integrated solutions based on dairy proteins and phosphate additives. The company sells its products through marketing companies, agents, and distributors. Israel Chemicals Ltd. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Agricultural chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:ICL
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.44
Current Ratio1.34
Quick Ratio0.73


Trailing P/E Ratio18.97
Forward P/E Ratio15.92
P/E Growth1.79

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.42 billion
Price / Sales1.42
Cash Flow$0.5562 per share
Price / Cash10.59
Book Value$2.25 per share
Price / Book2.62


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.31
Net Income$364 million
Net Margins23.84%
Return on Equity13.67%
Return on Assets5.55%


Outstanding Shares1,302,970,000
Market Cap$8.21 billion
OptionableNot Optionable

Israel Chemicals (NYSE:ICL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Israel Chemicals' stock symbol?

Israel Chemicals trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ICL."

How often does Israel Chemicals pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Israel Chemicals?

Israel Chemicals announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 5th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 4th will be given a dividend of $0.051 per share on Wednesday, December 19th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 3rd. This is a boost from Israel Chemicals's previous quarterly dividend of $0.04. View Israel Chemicals' Dividend History.

How were Israel Chemicals' earnings last quarter?

Israel Chemicals Ltd (NYSE:ICL) issued its earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The basic materials company reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.09 by $0.01. The basic materials company earned $1.37 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.38 billion. Israel Chemicals had a return on equity of 13.67% and a net margin of 23.84%. Israel Chemicals's quarterly revenue was down 4.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.09 earnings per share. View Israel Chemicals' Earnings History.

When is Israel Chemicals' next earnings date?

Israel Chemicals is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Israel Chemicals.

What price target have analysts set for ICL?

3 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Israel Chemicals' shares. Their forecasts range from $5.25 to $6.57. On average, they expect Israel Chemicals' stock price to reach $5.91 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Israel Chemicals.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Israel Chemicals?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Israel Chemicals in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Israel Chemicals.

Has Israel Chemicals been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about ICL stock has trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Israel Chemicals earned a coverage optimism score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Israel Chemicals' key competitors?

Who are Israel Chemicals' key executives?

Israel Chemicals' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Charles Michael Weidhas, Chief Operating Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Eli Glazer, Pres of Innovative Ag Solutions Division (Age 62)
  • Mr. Johanan Locker, Exec. Chairman (Age 62)
  • Mr. Raviv Zoller, Pres & CEO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Kobi Altman, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)

Who are Israel Chemicals' major shareholders?

Israel Chemicals' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Eagle Investment Management LLC (1.99%), Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.63%), FMR LLC (0.32%), Swiss National Bank (0.19%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.15%) and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (0.13%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Israel Chemicals.

Which institutional investors are selling Israel Chemicals stock?

ICL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP, BlackRock Inc., Swiss National Bank, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, First Eagle Investment Management LLC and Commonwealth Bank of Australia. View Insider Buying and Selling for Israel Chemicals.

Which institutional investors are buying Israel Chemicals stock?

ICL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artemis Investment Management LLP, FMR LLC, Altshuler Shaham Ltd, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Winslow Capital Management LLC and AMP Capital Investors Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for Israel Chemicals.

How do I buy shares of Israel Chemicals?

Shares of ICL 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 Israel Chemicals' stock price today?

One share of ICL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.88.

How big of a company is Israel Chemicals?

Israel Chemicals has a market capitalization of $8.21 billion and generates $5.42 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $364 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.31 on an earnings per share basis. Israel Chemicals employs 12,627 workers across the globe.

What is Israel Chemicals' official website?

The official website for Israel Chemicals is http://www.icl-group.com.

How can I contact Israel Chemicals?

Israel Chemicals' mailing address is Millennium Tower 23 Aranha Street, Tel Aviv L3, 61202. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 972-3684-4400.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Israel Chemicals (NYSE ICL)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  157 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  248 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  405
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Israel Chemicals and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ICL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ICL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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