NYSE:SQM

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile Competitors

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$53.86
Now: $55.10
$55.30
50-Day Range
$49.79
MA: $53.71
$57.71
52-Week Range
$20.50
Now: $55.10
$60.74
Volume1.58 million shs
Average Volume1.28 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.50 billion
P/E Ratio88.87
Dividend Yield0.54%
Beta0.96

Competitors

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) Vs. VMC, MLM, TECK, MDU, HL, and SUM

Should you be buying SQM stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels" are considered alternatives and competitors to Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile, including Vulcan Materials (VMC), Martin Marietta Materials (MLM), Teck Resources (TECK), MDU Resources Group (MDU), Hecla Mining (HL), and Summit Materials (SUM).

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) and Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile and Vulcan Materials' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile9.26%9.93%4.36%
Vulcan Materials12.55%10.97%5.67%

Dividends

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile pays an annual dividend of $0.29 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Vulcan Materials pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile pays out 27.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Vulcan Materials pays out 31.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Vulcan Materials has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Vulcan Materials is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile and Vulcan Materials, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile10402.60
Vulcan Materials014602.30

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile currently has a consensus target price of $53.50, indicating a potential downside of 2.90%. Vulcan Materials has a consensus target price of $147.0556, indicating a potential downside of 16.29%. Given Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile is more favorable than Vulcan Materials.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile and Vulcan Materials' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile$1.94 billion7.46$278.11 million$1.0651.98
Vulcan Materials$4.93 billion4.73$617.66 million$4.7037.38

Vulcan Materials has higher revenue and earnings than Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile. Vulcan Materials is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

12.8% of Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.8% of Vulcan Materials shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Vulcan Materials shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Vulcan Materials has a beta of 0.6, suggesting that its stock price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Vulcan Materials beats Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) and Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE:MLM) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Volatility & Risk

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Martin Marietta Materials has a beta of 0.69, suggesting that its share price is 31% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile and Martin Marietta Materials, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile10402.60
Martin Marietta Materials010902.47

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile currently has a consensus price target of $53.50, indicating a potential downside of 2.90%. Martin Marietta Materials has a consensus price target of $280.2222, indicating a potential downside of 20.29%. Given Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile is more favorable than Martin Marietta Materials.

Dividends

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile pays an annual dividend of $0.29 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Martin Marietta Materials pays an annual dividend of $2.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile pays out 27.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Martin Marietta Materials pays out 23.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Martin Marietta Materials has raised its dividend for 5 consecutive years. Martin Marietta Materials is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile and Martin Marietta Materials' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile$1.94 billion7.46$278.11 million$1.0651.98
Martin Marietta Materials$4.74 billion4.62$611.90 million$9.7436.10

Martin Marietta Materials has higher revenue and earnings than Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile. Martin Marietta Materials is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

12.8% of Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.8% of Martin Marietta Materials shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Martin Marietta Materials shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile and Martin Marietta Materials' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile9.26%9.93%4.36%
Martin Marietta Materials14.38%12.22%6.48%

Summary

Martin Marietta Materials beats Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) and Teck Resources (NYSE:TECK) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

12.8% of Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.1% of Teck Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile pays an annual dividend of $0.29 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Teck Resources pays an annual dividend of $0.15 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile pays out 27.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Teck Resources pays out 6.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Teck Resources has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Teck Resources is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Volatility & Risk

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Teck Resources has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile and Teck Resources, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile10402.60
Teck Resources071002.59

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile currently has a consensus price target of $53.50, suggesting a potential downside of 2.90%. Teck Resources has a consensus price target of $25.60, suggesting a potential upside of 15.16%. Given Teck Resources' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Teck Resources is more favorable than Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile.

Profitability

This table compares Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile and Teck Resources' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile9.26%9.93%4.36%
Teck Resources-14.37%2.49%1.38%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile and Teck Resources' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile$1.94 billion7.46$278.11 million$1.0651.98
Teck Resources$8.99 billion1.29$-455,930,000.00$2.2210.01

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Teck Resources. Teck Resources is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Teck Resources beats Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

67.4% of MDU Resources Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 12.8% of Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of MDU Resources Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares MDU Resources Group and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MDU Resources Group6.75%12.87%4.73%
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile9.26%9.93%4.36%

Dividends

MDU Resources Group pays an annual dividend of $0.85 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile pays an annual dividend of $0.29 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. MDU Resources Group pays out 50.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile pays out 27.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. MDU Resources Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. MDU Resources Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk & Volatility

MDU Resources Group has a beta of 0.71, meaning that its stock price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile has a beta of 0.96, meaning that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares MDU Resources Group and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MDU Resources Group$5.34 billion1.24$335.45 million$1.6919.44
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile$1.94 billion7.46$278.11 million$1.0651.98

MDU Resources Group has higher revenue and earnings than Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile. MDU Resources Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for MDU Resources Group and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MDU Resources Group02102.33
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile10402.60

MDU Resources Group currently has a consensus price target of $28.3333, indicating a potential downside of 13.75%. Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile has a consensus price target of $53.50, indicating a potential downside of 2.90%. Given Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile is more favorable than MDU Resources Group.

Summary

MDU Resources Group beats Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) and Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Dividends

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile pays an annual dividend of $0.29 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Hecla Mining pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile pays out 27.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Hecla Mining pays out -30.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Hecla Mining has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Hecla Mining is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile and Hecla Mining, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile10402.60
Hecla Mining04302.43

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile currently has a consensus price target of $53.50, suggesting a potential downside of 2.90%. Hecla Mining has a consensus price target of $6.2417, suggesting a potential downside of 2.17%. Given Hecla Mining's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Hecla Mining is more favorable than Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile.

Profitability

This table compares Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile and Hecla Mining's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile9.26%9.93%4.36%
Hecla Mining-3.51%0.95%0.60%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

12.8% of Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.0% of Hecla Mining shares are held by institutional investors. 1.8% of Hecla Mining shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile and Hecla Mining's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile$1.94 billion7.46$278.11 million$1.0651.98
Hecla Mining$673.27 million5.07$-99,560,000.00($0.13)-49.08

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile has higher revenue and earnings than Hecla Mining. Hecla Mining is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile has a beta of 0.96, meaning that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hecla Mining has a beta of 2.14, meaning that its share price is 114% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile beats Hecla Mining on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Summit Materials (NYSE:SUM) and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) are both construction companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

12.8% of Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile shares are held by institutional investors. 1.5% of Summit Materials shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Summit Materials and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Summit Materials$2.22 billion1.52$61.12 million$0.9431.32
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile$1.94 billion7.46$278.11 million$1.0651.98

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Summit Materials. Summit Materials is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Summit Materials has a beta of 1.37, suggesting that its share price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Summit Materials and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Summit Materials6.12%9.41%3.36%
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile9.26%9.93%4.36%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Summit Materials and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Summit Materials12712.73
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile10402.60

Summit Materials currently has a consensus price target of $22.20, suggesting a potential downside of 24.59%. Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile has a consensus price target of $53.50, suggesting a potential downside of 2.90%. Given Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile is more favorable than Summit Materials.

Summary

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile beats Summit Materials on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Vulcan Materials logo
VMC
Vulcan Materials
1.6$175.67+0.5%$23.31 billion$4.93 billion38.27Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Martin Marietta Materials logo
MLM
Martin Marietta Materials
1.8$351.57+1.0%$21.90 billion$4.74 billion32.86Analyst Revision
Teck Resources logo
TECK
Teck Resources
2.1$22.23+0.3%$11.64 billion$8.99 billion-12.49Increase in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
MDU Resources Group logo
MDU
MDU Resources Group
1.9$32.85+0.9%$6.61 billion$5.34 billion17.66
Hecla Mining logo
HL
Hecla Mining
1.4$6.38+2.2%$3.42 billion$673.27 million-127.60Decrease in Short Interest
Gap Down
Summit Materials logo
SUM
Summit Materials
1.3$29.44+0.2%$3.38 billion$2.22 billion24.53
Compass Minerals International logo
CMP
Compass Minerals International
1.5$67.30+1.0%$2.29 billion$1.49 billion28.04
Piedmont Lithium logo
PLL
Piedmont Lithium
0.9$65.07+3.3%$1.02 billionN/A-95.69Analyst Downgrade
U.S. Silica logo
SLCA
U.S. Silica
1.2$11.96+2.1%$888.70 million$1.47 billion-2.14News Coverage
Gap Down
United States Lime & Minerals logo
USLM
United States Lime & Minerals
1.0$146.00+0.9%$825.34 million$158.28 million31.74
Intrepid Potash logo
IPI
Intrepid Potash
0.8$30.43+1.8%$409.34 million$220.07 million-16.19Analyst Downgrade
Gap Down
Ciner Resources logo
CINR
Ciner Resources
0.9$13.09+1.2%$258.74 million$522.80 million15.77Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Smart Sand logo
SND
Smart Sand
1.0$2.49+1.2%$108.09 million$233.07 million2.28Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
This page was last updated on 4/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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