Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. Company Profile (NYSE:SQM)

About Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM)

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. logoSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM), is a producer of potassium nitrate and iodine. The Company produces specialty plant nutrients, iodine derivatives, lithium and its derivatives, potassium chloride, potassium sulfate and certain industrial chemicals. Its segments include specialty plant nutrients, industrial chemicals, iodine and derivatives, lithium and derivatives, potassium, and other products and services. Specialty plant nutrients are fertilizers that enable farmers to improve yields and the quality of certain crops. Industrial chemicals have a range of applications in chemical processes, such as the manufacturing of glass and industrial nitrates. Iodine and its derivatives are used in the X-ray contrast media and biocides industries, among others. Lithium and its derivatives are used in batteries, greases and frits for production of ceramics. Potassium chloride is a commodity fertilizer that is produced and sold by the Company across the world.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Agricultural Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:SQM
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.sqm.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $15.12 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 266,315,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $46.82
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $38.17
  • 52 Week Range: $24.85 - $63.80
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 47.80
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 32.63
  • P/E Growth: 1.19
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.08 billion
  • Price / Sales: 7.35
  • Book Value: $8.32 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.90
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.41
  • Dividend Yield: 1.3%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $845.92 million
  • Net Margins: 16.28%
  • Return on Equity: 14.81%
  • Return on Assets: 7.98%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.47%
  • Current Ratio: 3.61%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.17%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 925,327 shs.
  • Beta: 1.03
  • Short Ratio: 1.58
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM)

What is Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A.'s stock symbol?

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SQM."

How often does Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A.?

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. announced a dividend on Wednesday, August 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, September 8th will be given a dividend of $0.384 per share on Thursday, September 14th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 7th. View Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A.'s Dividend History.

How were Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A.'s earnings last quarter?

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 23rd. The company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $505.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $500.49 million. Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. had a return on equity of 14.81% and a net margin of 16.28%. View Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A.'s Earnings History.

When will Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. make its next earnings announcement?

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 22nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A..

Where is Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A.'s stock going? Where will Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A.'s stock price be in 2017?

7 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A.'s shares. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $45.00. On average, they expect Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A.'s share price to reach $39.33 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A..

Who are some of Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A.'s key competitors?

Who are Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A.'s key executives?

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A.'s management team includes the folowing people:

  • Eugenio Ponce L., Chairman of the Board
  • Patricio de Solminihac Tampier, Chief Executive Officer
  • Juan Gerardo Jofre Miranda, Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Ricardo Ramos Rodriguez, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Corporate Services
  • Andres Yaksic, Risk Management and Compliance Officer
  • Gerardo Illanes, Vice President - Finance
  • Jose Miguel Berguno, Vice President of Human Resources and Performance
  • Pablo Altimiras, Vice President of Development and Planning
  • Juan Carlos Barrera Pacheco, Vice President Potassium and Lithium Operations
  • Frank Biot, Vice President of Sales of Potassium and Nitrate

Who owns Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. stock?

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A.'s stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (1.25%), Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK (0.80%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (0.76%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.51%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.49%) and Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (0.42%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A..

Who sold Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. stock? Who is selling Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. stock?

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, KBC Group NV, Bank of Montreal Can, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Navellier & Associates Inc and Horseman Capital Management Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A..

Who bought Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. stock? Who is buying Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. stock?

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A.'s stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Marshall Wace North America L.P., Global X Management Co. LLC, Axel Capital Management LLC, Boston Common Asset Management LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A..

How do I buy Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. stock?

Shares of Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A.'s stock price today?

One share of Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.43.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE SQM)
Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  94 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  196 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  290
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: $39.33 (31.51% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/13/2017SantanderUpgradeUnderperform -> HoldLowView Rating Details
9/13/2017Bank of America CorporationUpgradeNeutral -> BuyLowView Rating Details
8/29/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$35.00 -> $45.00LowView Rating Details
5/22/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$36.00 -> $38.00LowView Rating Details
1/25/2017Citigroup Inc.UpgradeSell -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
11/28/2016ScotiabankDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformN/AView Rating Details
10/19/2016HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHold -> Buy$35.00N/AView Rating Details
9/30/2015J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$28.00 -> $20.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM)
Earnings by Quarter for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM)
Earnings History by Quarter for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE SQM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/22/2017        
8/23/20176/30/2017$0.39$0.38$500.49 million$505.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/201712/31/2016$0.28$0.31$480.35 million$553.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/25/2015Q2$0.30$0.32$521.00 million$484.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/20/2015Q115$0.31$0.27$387.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2015Q414$0.30$491.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/18/2014$0.28$0.25$466.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/26/2014$0.39$0.27$510.00 million$522.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/22/2014$0.35$0.31$502.19 million$534.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/29/2013Q113$0.60$0.58$560.84 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.42
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q2 20171$0.38$0.38$0.38
Q3 20171$0.36$0.36$0.36
Q4 20171$0.35$0.35$0.35
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM)
Most Recent Dividend:9/14/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.41
Dividend Yield:2.46%
Dividend Growth:-9.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:109.30% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
88.13% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
80.11% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM)

Dividend History by Quarter for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE SQM)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/23/2017$0.389/7/20179/8/20179/14/2017
8/28/2017semiannual$0.381.63%9/7/20179/8/20179/25/2017
6/19/2017None$0.336/7/20176/9/20176/26/2017
5/18/2017$0.396/6/20176/8/20176/15/2017
5/22/2017$0.266/7/20176/9/20176/9/2017
12/2/2016$0.5612/12/201612/14/201612/14/2016
11/23/2015$0.2112/1/201512/3/201512/3/2015
3/24/2015$0.154/22/20154/24/20155/8/2015
4/9/2015semiannual$0.151.55%4/29/20155/1/20155/18/2015
11/19/2014$0.4112/3/201412/5/201412/12/2014
3/28/2014special$0.134.92%4/30/20145/2/20145/19/2014
4/29/2013special$0.283.86%5/2/20135/6/20135/20/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Headline Trends for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM)
Latest Headlines for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM) Looks Good: Stock Adds 5.1% in Session
finance.yahoo.com - September 20 at 9:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM) Looks Good: Stock Adds 5.1% in Session
finance.yahoo.com - September 20 at 9:23 AM
nasdaq.com logo4 Impressive Basic Material Stocks for Growth Investors - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 19 at 7:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSurging Earnings Estimates Signal Good News for Sociedad Quimica (SQM)
finance.yahoo.com - September 16 at 8:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTesla Stock and Lithium Stocks Party on China's Plans to Ban Gas-Powered Cars
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 9:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM) Upgraded to "Hold" by Santander
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 11:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLooking for a Growth Stock? Why It is Time to Focus on Sociedad Quimica (SQM)
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 9:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM) Stock Rating Upgraded by Bank of America Corporation
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 8:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotts Miracle-Gro Sees Relative Strength Rating Rise To 71
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 9:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM) & Monsanto (MON)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 5 at 10:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCorporate News Blog - Dow Chemical and DuPont Debuts as DowDuPont Post Merger
finance.yahoo.com - September 5 at 8:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Review: American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) and Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 3 at 8:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM) to Issue $0.38 Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 11:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Survey: Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM) and Ciner Resources (CINR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 12:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 10:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBMO Capital Markets Raises Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM) Price Target to $45.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 1:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM) Announces Dividend Increase - $0.38 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 28 at 6:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM) and Compass Minerals International (CMP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 27 at 6:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM) Issues Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.01 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 9:06 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-SQM reports Q2 net income of $0.38 per ADR
www.reuters.com - August 25 at 4:23 AM
seekingalpha.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile misses by $0.01, misses on revenue
seekingalpha.com - August 24 at 6:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) and Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 24 at 2:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSQM Reports Earnings for the Second Quarter of 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 1:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSQM Reports Earnings for the Second Quarter of 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 1:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSQM posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 1:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSQM posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 1:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 8:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $500.49 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 5:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Analysis: Ciner Resources (CINR) vs. Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 6:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM) to Announce $0.38 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 4:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 1:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera (NYSE:SQM) and American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) Financial Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 12:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe hot commodity riding in Tesla’s slipstream — and how to bet on it
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 8:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM) and Agrium (AGU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 4:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera (NYSE:SQM) versus Compass Minerals International (CMP) Head-To-Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 2:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 12:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBidaskClub Upgrades Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM) to Strong-Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 7:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$495.21 Million in Sales Expected for Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 8:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM) and Intrepid Potash (IPI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 30 at 12:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM) Will Announce Earnings of $0.38 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 12:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera (NYSE:SQM) vs. Syngenta AG (SYT) Financial Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 13 at 10:26 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K CHEMICAL & MINING CO OF For: Jul 12 - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - July 13 at 9:53 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K CHEMICAL & MINING CO OF For: Jul 11 - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - July 11 at 3:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA : July 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 3:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 12:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $495.21 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 7 at 3:03 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM) Rating Reiterated by BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 7 at 1:18 PM
cnbc.com logoChina private equity player GSR eyes stake in $9 billion Chilean lithium miner SQM: Sources
www.cnbc.com - July 6 at 10:25 AM
seekingalpha.com logoReuters: Chinese firm might purchase large stake in lithium miner SQM
seekingalpha.com - July 6 at 10:25 AM
reuters.com logoExclusive: China's GSR eyes substantial stake in $9 billion Chilean lithium miner SQM - sources
www.reuters.com - July 6 at 10:25 AM

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