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NYSE:SQMSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile Stock Price, Forecast & News

$24.63
+1.41 (+6.07 %)
(As of 05/26/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$23.95
Now: $24.63
$24.77
50-Day Range
$20.84
MA: $22.43
$23.88
52-Week Range
$15.20
Now: $24.63
$33.30
Volume1.14 million shs
Average Volume1.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.48 billion
P/E Ratio26.77
Dividend Yield2.84%
Beta0.91
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. produces and distributes specialty plant nutrients, iodine and its derivatives, lithium and its derivatives, industrial chemicals, potassium, and other products and services. The company offers specialty plant nutrients, including potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate, sodium potassium nitrate, specialty mixes, and other specialty fertilizers for crops, such as 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, pharmaceutical synthesis, electronics, pigments, and dye components under the QIodine brand. 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. The company's lithium products are marketed under the QLithiumCarbonate, QLithiumHydroxide, and QLubelith brands. Additionally, it offers potassium chloride and potassium sulfate for various crops; and industrial chemicals, including sodium nitrate, potassium nitrate, potassium chloride, and solar salts under the QSodiumNitrate, QPotassiumNitrate, and QPotassiumChloride brands. The company sells its products through sales offices and a network of distributors in Chile, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, North America, Asia, Central and South America, and internationally. Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.8Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.49 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.94 billion
Cash Flow$1.12 per share
Book Value$8.11 per share

Profitability

Net Income$278.11 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,741
Market Cap$6.48 billion
Next Earnings Date8/19/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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

How has Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's stock was trading at $23.94 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SQM shares have increased by 2.9% and is now trading at $24.63. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings and 5 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile.

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

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 19th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile.

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

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 19th. The basic materials company reported $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.06. The basic materials company had revenue of $392 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $480.68 million. Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile had a return on equity of 11.44% and a net margin of 13.25%. View Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's earnings history.

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 announced a semi-annual dividend on Monday, April 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 30th will be given a dividend of $0.2541 per share on Monday, May 18th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.7%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 29th. View Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for SQM?

9 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's stock price to reach $24.64 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile.

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

News articles about SQM stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile earned a media sentiment score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile.

Are investors shorting Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile?

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,670,000 shares, an increase of 22.7% from the April 30th total of 2,990,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,100,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.3 days. Approximately 3.1% of the company's stock are sold short. View Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's Current Options Chain.

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

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

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile investors own include Canopy Growth (CGC), Albemarle (ALB), Alibaba Group (BABA), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), Aurora Cannabis (ACBFF), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Walt Disney (DIS).

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

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Ricardo Ramos Rodríguez, Chief Exec. Officer
  • Mr. Gerardo G. Illanes, Chief Financial Officer
  • Kelly O'Brien, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. B. Andrés Yaksic, Risk Management & Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Gonzalo T. Aguirre, Gen. Counsel

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."

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Clearbridge Investments LLC (0.72%), State Street Corp (0.38%), Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC (0.37%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.29%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.23%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.20%).

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 Newfoundland Capital Management, Robecosam AG, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Principal Financial Group Inc., and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA.

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

SQM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Luminus Management LLC, Clearbridge Investments LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Pendal Group Ltd, State Street Corp, and RWC Asset Advisors US LLC.

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, Robinhood, 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 $24.63.

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

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile has a market capitalization of $6.48 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. Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile employs 5,741 workers across the globe.

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

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

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, 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 5/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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