Compass Minerals International (CMP) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMPGet Rating) is set to issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Tuesday, November 29th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of ($0.17) per share for the quarter. Parties that are interested in participating in the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

Compass Minerals International Trading Up 1.3 %

NYSE:CMP opened at $41.10 on Tuesday. Compass Minerals International has a 12-month low of $30.67 and a 12-month high of $67.67. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.40 billion, a P/E ratio of -18.94 and a beta of 1.31. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.94, a current ratio of 2.53 and a quick ratio of 1.11. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $40.05 and a 200 day simple moving average of $39.60.

Compass Minerals International Dividend Announcement

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 20th. Investors of record on Friday, December 9th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 8th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.46%. Compass Minerals International’s dividend payout ratio is currently -27.65%.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Hsbc Holdings PLC acquired a new position in Compass Minerals International during the 1st quarter worth $631,000. Creative Planning bought a new stake in shares of Compass Minerals International in the 2nd quarter worth $569,000. Centiva Capital LP bought a new stake in shares of Compass Minerals International in the 2nd quarter worth $552,000. Captrust Financial Advisors raised its stake in shares of Compass Minerals International by 44.2% in the 3rd quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 12,548 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $483,000 after buying an additional 3,844 shares in the last quarter. Finally, NewEdge Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Compass Minerals International in the 2nd quarter worth $457,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 94.22% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Separately, StockNews.com started coverage on Compass Minerals International in a research report on Wednesday, October 12th. They set a “hold” rating for the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have assigned a hold rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat, the stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $54.60.

About Compass Minerals International

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Compass Minerals International, Inc, produces and sells essential minerals primarily in the United States, Canada, Brazil, the United Kingdom, and internationally. 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.

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