CMP:NYE-Compass Minerals International, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Other Industrial Metals & Mining | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 57.40

Change

+1.29 (+2.30)%

Market Cap

USD 1.90B

Volume

0.22M

Average Target Price

USD 57.00 (-0.70%)
Average Analyst Rating

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About

Compass Minerals International, Inc., produces and sells salt, and specialty plant nutrition and chemical products primarily in the United States, Canada, Brazil, and the United Kingdom. It operates through three segments: Salt, Plant Nutrition North America, and Plant Nutrition South America. The Salt segment offers sodium chloride and magnesium chloride, including rock salt, mechanically and solar evaporated salt, and brine and flake magnesium chloride products; and purchases potassium chloride and calcium chloride to sell as finished products or to blend with salt to produce specialty products. This segment provides products for use as a deicer for roadways, consumer, and professional use; as an ingredient in chemical production; for water treatment, human, and animal nutrition; and for various other consumer and industrial uses, as well as records management services. The Plant Nutrition North America segment offers sulfate of potash specialty fertilizers in various grades, including agricultural products used in broadcast spreaders, direct application, and liquid fertilizer solutions; turf products used by the turf and ornamental markets, as well as for blends used on golf course greens; organic products under the Protassium+ brand; and micronutrient products under the Wolf Trax brand, as well as specialty plant nutrition solution-based products and chemical solutions. This segment provides its products to distributors and retailers of crop inputs, as well as growers. The Plant Nutrition South America segment offers various specialty plant nutrients and supplements; water and wastewater treatment chemicals for cleaning, decontaminating, and purifying water; and process chemicals for industrial use. The company was formerly known as Salt Holdings Corporation and changed its name to Compass Minerals International, Inc. in December 2003. Compass Minerals International, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas.

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ETFs Containing CMP

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
SOIL Global X Fertilizers/Pota.. 5.25 % 0.69 %

+0.10 (+1.21%)

USD9.61M
ZMT:CA BMO Equal Weight Global B.. 4.33 % 0.61 %

+0.87 (+1.97%)

USD0.02B
DIVC C-Tracks Exchange-Traded .. 3.33 % 0.00 %

N/A

USD0.14B
WMW ELEMENTS Linked to the Mo.. 2.85 % 0.75 %

N/A

USD0.03B
GBDV:LSE SPDR S&P Global Divid.. 1.50 % 0.00 %

N/A

USD0.61B
ZPRG:F SPDR S&P Global Divid.. 1.50 % 0.00 %

+0.18 (+0.56%)

USD0.61B
ZPRG:XETRA SPDR S&P Global Divid.. 1.50 % 0.00 %

+0.03 (+0.10%)

USD0.61B
GLDV:LSE SPDR S&P Global Divid.. 1.47 % 0.00 %

+0.06 (+0.17%)

USD0.53B
WDIV SPDR S&P Global Dividend .. 1.46 % 0.40 %

+0.32 (+0.46%)

USD0.30B
DESD:LSE WisdomTree US SmallCap Di.. 0.84 % 0.00 %

N/A

USD0.01B
WTEC:XETRA WisdomTree US SmallCap Di.. 0.83 % 0.00 %

-0.05 (-0.26%)

USD0.01B
DESE:LSE WisdomTree US SmallCap Di.. 0.83 % 0.00 %

N/A

USD0.01B
WTEC:F WisdomTree US SmallCap Di.. 0.83 % 0.00 %

-0.07 (-0.39%)

USD0.01B
DES WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap .. 0.81 % 0.38 %

-0.01 (-0.04%)

USD2.16B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Other Industrial Metals & Mining)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 37.68% 93% A 86% B
Dividend Return 6.91% 67% D+ 88% B+
Total Return 44.59% 93% A 88% B+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 23.02% 86% B 80% B-
Dividend Return 6.17% 67% D+ 84% B
Total Return 29.19% 86% B 83% B
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -29.61% 38% F 21% F
Dividend Return 17.24% 43% F 61% D-
Total Return -12.37% 38% F 23% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -10.81% 23% F 11% F
Dividend Return 3.90% 60% D- 72% C-
Total Return -6.91% 38% F 12% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 11.41% 100% A+ 66% D
Risk Adjusted Return -60.57% 23% F 7% F
Market Capitalization 1.90B 81% B- 73% C
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Other Industrial Metals & Mining)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 33.64 21% F 18% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.14 16% F 22% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 9.97 19% F 44% F
EV/EBITDA 12.20 19% F 40% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 11.59% 71% C- 67% D+
Return on Invested Capital 6.39% 59% F 50% F
Return on Assets 3.82% 69% D+ 64% D
Debt to Equity Ratio 244.58% 7% F 11% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 12.14 12% F 6% F
Short Percent 11.39% 47% F 42% F
Beta 1.35 59% F 23% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector