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Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile Stock Forecast, Price & News

$46.96
-5.35 (-10.23 %)
(As of 05/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$46.42
$50.44
50-Day Range
$51.07
$55.69
52-Week Range
$22.41
$60.74
Volume3.85 million shs
Average Volume1.28 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.36 billion
P/E Ratio75.74
Dividend Yield0.25%
Beta0.96
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About Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. produces and distributes specialty plant nutrients, iodine and its derivatives, lithium and its derivatives, potassium chloride and sulfate, industrial chemicals, and other products and services worldwide. The company offers specialty plant nutrients, including potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate, sodium potassium nitrate, specialty blends, and other specialty fertilizers for crops, such as vegetables, fruits, and industrial crops. 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, pharmaceutical synthesis, electronics, pigments, and dye components. In addition, the company offers lithium carbonates for various applications that include electrochemical materials for batteries, frits for the ceramic and enamel industries, heat-resistant glass, air conditioning chemicals, continuous casting powder for steel extrusion, primary aluminum smelting process, pharmaceuticals, and lithium derivatives. Further, it supplies lithium hydroxide for the lubricating greases industry, as well as cathodes for batteries. Additionally, it offers potassium chloride and potassium sulfate for various crops, including corn, rice, sugar, soybean, and wheat; industrial chemicals, including sodium nitrate, potassium nitrate, potassium chloride, and solar salts; and other fertilizers and blends. The company 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
CUSIPN/A
Phone56-22425-2000
Employees5,507
Year Founded1968

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.94 billion
Cash Flow$0.84 per share
Book Value$8.11 per share

Profitability

Net Income$278.11 million

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Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$12.36 billion
Next Earnings Date5/19/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.36 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

212th out of 862 stocks

Mining & Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels Industry

10th out of 32 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile a buy right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SQM, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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Are investors shorting Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile?

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,640,000 shares, an increase of 52.9% from the March 31st total of 2,380,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,200,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.0 days. Currently, 3.2% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's next earnings date?

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 19th 2021.
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How can I listen to Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's earnings call?

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 19th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. (NYSE:SQM) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, March, 2nd. The basic materials company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.20 by $0.05. The basic materials company earned $513.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $485.76 million. Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.93% and a net margin of 9.26%.
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How has Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's stock was trading at $23.94 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SQM shares have increased by 96.2% and is now trading at $46.96.
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How often does Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile?

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile announced a -- dividend on Wednesday, October 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.247 per share on Thursday, October 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.3%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 8th.
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Is Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile a good dividend stock?

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile pays an annual dividend of $0.13 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.25%. The dividend payout ratio of Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile is 12.26%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile will have a dividend payout ratio of 12.75% next year. This indicates that Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for SQM?

6 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's stock price to reach $50.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's key executives?

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Ricardo Ramos Rodríguez, Chief Exec. Officer
  • Mr. Gerardo Illanes G., CFO & VP of Corp. Fin.
  • Kelly O'Brien, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Gonzalo Aguirre T., Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Francisco Sanchez V., Risk Management & Compliance Officer
  • Ms. Natalia Pizarro G., Sr. Vice-Pres of People & Performance
  • Mr. Carlos Diaz O., Sr. VP of Potassium & Lithium Operations
  • Mr. Pablo C. Altimiras, Sr. VP Bus., Lithium & Iodine
  • Mr. Frank Biot, Sr. VP of Nitrate & Potassium Bus.
  • Mr. Daniel Sch. Jiménez, VP of Sales Iodine, Lithium & Industrial Chemicals

What is Patricio Contesse González's approval rating as Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's CEO?

7 employees have rated Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile CEO Patricio Contesse González on Glassdoor.com. Patricio Contesse González has an approval rating of 59% among Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's employees. This puts Patricio Contesse González in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile investors own include (CGC), Albemarle (ALB), Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), Energy Transfer (ET), Intel (INTC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Tesla (TSLA).

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

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

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

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Robeco Schweiz AG (0.59%), AGF Investments Inc. (0.11%), SailingStone Capital Partners LLC (0.10%), Credit Suisse AG (0.07%), Strs Ohio (0.07%) and Vancity Investment Management Ltd (0.05%).

Which institutional investors are selling Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile stock?

SQM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Citigroup Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, SailingStone Capital Partners LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Strs Ohio, Sigma Planning Corp, and Quantbot Technologies LP.

Which institutional investors are buying Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile stock?

SQM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Schweiz AG, AGF Investments Inc., Credit Suisse AG, Gunderson Capital Management Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Moody Lynn & Lieberson LLC, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, and Waddell & Reed Financial Inc..

How do I buy shares of Sociedad Química 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's stock price today?

One share of SQM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.96.

How much money does Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile make?

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile has a market capitalization of $12.36 billion and generates $1.94 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $278.11 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.06 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile have?

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile employs 5,507 workers across the globe.

When was Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile founded?

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile was founded in 1968.

What is Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's official website?

The official website for Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile is www.sqm.com.

Where are Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's headquarters?

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile is headquartered at EL TROVADOR 4285 6TH FLOOR, SANTIAGO F3, .

How can I contact Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile?

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


This page was last updated on 5/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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