NYSE:SQM - Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$49.18 +1.40 (+2.93 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 06:33 AM ET)
Previous Close$49.18
Today's Range$47.90 - $49.63
52-Week Range$32.50 - $64.20
Volume659,231 shs
Average Volume926,227 shs
Market Capitalization$12.58 billion
P/E Ratio30.17
Dividend Yield2.34%
Beta1.06
Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile logoSociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. produces and distributes specialty plant nutrients, industrial chemicals, iodine and derivatives, lithium and derivatives, potassium, and other products and services. The company offers specialty plant nutrients, such as potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate, sodium potassium nitrate, specialty blends, and other specialty fertilizers for crops, including vegetables, fruits, and flowers under the Ultrasol, Qrop, Speedfol, and Allganic brands. It also provides iodine and its derivatives for use in medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, and industrial applications comprising X-ray contrast media, polarizing films for LCD and LED, antiseptics, biocides and disinfectants in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals, electronics, pigments, and dye components under the QIodine brand. In addition, the company offers lithium carbonates for various applications, such as electrochemical materials for batteries, frits for ceramic and enamel industries, heat-resistant glass, air conditioning chemicals, casting powder for steel extrusion, primary aluminum smelting process, pharmaceuticals, and lithium derivatives; supplies lithium hydroxide for the lubricating greases industry, as well as for cathodes for batteries; and sells lithium chloride solutions. Its lithium products are marketed under the QLithiumCarbonate, QLithiumHydroxide, and QLubelith brands. Further, it provides potassium sulfate; potassium chloride under the Qrop MOP brand; and industrial chemicals, including sodium nitrate, potassium nitrate, potassium chloride, and solar salts under the QSodiumNitrate, QPotassiumNitrate, and QPotassiumChloride brands, as well as sells other fertilizers and blends. The company sells its products through sales offices and a network of distributors worldwide. Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:SQM
CUSIPN/A
Phone56-22425-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.46
Current Ratio3.22
Quick Ratio2.02

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio30.17
Forward P/E Ratio28.59
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.16 billion
Price / Sales6.00
Cash Flow$1.6728 per share
Price / Cash29.40
Book Value$8.54 per share
Price / Book5.76

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.63
Net Income$427.69 million
Net Margins20.32%
Return on Equity19.48%
Return on Assets10.38%

Miscellaneous

Employees4,751
Outstanding Shares263,200,000

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Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's stock symbol?

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

How often does Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile?

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile declared a special dividend on Monday, June 4th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 11th will be given a dividend of $0.4305 per share on Monday, June 25th. This represents a yield of 1.66%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 8th. This is a boost from Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's previous special dividend of $0.13. View Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's Dividend History.

How were Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's earnings last quarter?

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 24th. The basic materials company reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.01. The basic materials company earned $518.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $522.50 million. Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile had a net margin of 20.32% and a return on equity of 19.48%. View Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's Earnings History.

When is Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's next earnings date?

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 22nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile.

What price target have analysts set for SQM?

10 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's stock. Their predictions range from $55.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's stock price to reach $60.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile.

Who are some of Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's key competitors?

Who are Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's key executives?

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Patricio Tampier de Solminihac, Chief Exec. and Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Ricardo R. Ramos, Chief Financial Officer and VP of Corp. Affairs
  • Kelly O'Brien, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. B. Andrés Yaksic, Risk Management and Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Gonzalo T. Aguirre, Gen. Counsel

Has Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about SQM stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.90 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's major shareholders?

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include NUTRIEN LTD. (43.80%), NUTRIEN LTD. (43.80%), NUTRIEN LTD. (43.80%), SOCIEDAD DE INVERSIONES PAMPA CALICHERA SA (9.66%), BlackRock Inc. (0.74%) and Global X Management Co. LLC (0.55%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile.

Which major investors are selling Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile stock?

SQM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Sei Investments Co., New York State Common Retirement Fund, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Newfoundland Capital Management, Aperio Group LLC and DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile.

Which major investors are buying Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile stock?

SQM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Schroder Investment Management Group, BlackRock Inc., Arlington Capital Management Inc., Global X Management Co. LLC, KBC Group NV, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Barings LLC and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile.

How do I buy shares of Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile?

Shares of SQM 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 Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's stock price today?

One share of SQM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $49.18.

How big of a company is Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile?

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile has a market capitalization of $12.58 billion and generates $2.16 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $427.69 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.63 on an earnings per share basis. Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile employs 4,751 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile?

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's mailing address is EL TROVADOR 4285 6TH FLOOR LAS CONDES, SANTIAGO F3, . The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 56-22425-2000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  184 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  279 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  463
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This page was last updated on 6/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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