Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP): Price and Financial Metrics

Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP): $62.62

0.38 (+0.61%)

POWR Rating

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  • CMP scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 86.97% of US stocks.
  • CMP's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 48 weeks.
  • CMP ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 1st percentile.

CMP Stock Summary

  • Compass Minerals International Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 95.22% of US listed stocks.
  • For CMP, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 87.65% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CMP is more volatile than only 6.13% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Compass Minerals International Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be CURO, LW, HRI, CCK, and TV.
  • CMP's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Compass Minerals International Inc's official web site, go to

CMP Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, CMP's EV/EBIT ratio is 493.42% lower, now standing at -59.8.
  • Over the past 216 months, CMP's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.9.
  • Over the past 216 months, CMP's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CMP.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CMP 2021-09-03 1.7 12.4 -16.9 -59.8
CMP 2021-09-02 1.7 12.4 -17.0 -59.8
CMP 2021-09-01 1.7 12.1 -16.6 -59.0
CMP 2021-08-31 1.7 12.2 -16.7 -59.2
CMP 2021-08-30 1.7 12.1 -16.6 -58.8
CMP 2021-08-27 1.7 12.2 -16.6 -59.0

CMP Growth Metrics

  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -25.9%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 146.74%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -38.55%.
Over the past 33 months, CMP's revenue has gone down $136,100,000.

The table below shows CMP's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 1,328.9 151.7 -136.3
2021-03-31 1,385.6 146.8 -191.7
2020-12-31 1,373.5 175.2 59.5
2020-09-30 1,452.7 256.7 83.3
2020-06-30 1,511.6 290.3 96
2020-03-31 1,500.7 264.7 82.5

CMP's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CMP has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 87.07% of graded US stocks.
  • CMP's asset turnover comes in at 0.641 -- ranking 6th of 42 Non-Metallic and Industrial Metal Mining stocks.
  • CLF, USAS, and OPNT are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CMP.

The table below shows CMP's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.641 0.214 -0.021
2021-03-31 0.659 0.232 -0.040
2020-12-31 0.638 0.227 0.051
2020-09-30 0.660 0.244 0.065
2020-06-30 0.674 0.246 0.071
2020-03-31 0.652 0.234 0.063

CMP Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CMP, see our CMP price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $70.71 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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CMP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $62.62 52-week high $72.00
Prev. close $62.24 52-week low $54.24
Day low $61.66 Volume 106,287
Day high $62.80 Avg. volume 268,566
50-day MA $66.91 Dividend yield 4.63%
200-day MA $65.14 Market Cap 2.13B

Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP) Company Bio

Compass Minerals International produces and markets salt, sulfate of potash specialty fertilizer (SOP), plant micronutrients, and magnesium chloride primarily in North America and the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Overland Park, Kansas.

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Yahoo | September 4, 2021

Compass Minerals Intl Inc Consensus Indicates Potential 6.1% Upside

Compass Minerals Intl Inc found using ticker (CMP) have now 7 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a rating of ''Hold''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 82 and 54 calculating the average target price we see 70.71. With the stocks previous close at 66.63 this is indicating there is a potential upside of 6.1%. The day 50 moving average is 67.25 while the 200 day moving average is 66. The market capitalisation for the company is $2,256m. Find out more information at: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="CMP" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] Compass Minerals International, produces and sells essential minerals primarily in the United States, Canada, Brazil, the United Kingdom, and inter...

DirectorsTalk | August 31, 2021

HVS 2Q21: Cove Streets Investment In CMP And MIC

Hidden Value Stocks issue for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021, featuring an interview with Cove Street Capitals Ben Claremon, highlighting their investment in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) and Macquarie Infrastructure Corp (NYSE:MIC). Q1 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Cove Street Capital Update In the June 2020 issue of Hidden Value []

ValueWalk | August 27, 2021

Compass Minerals Declares Third Quarter Dividend

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 19, 2021--The board of directors of Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP), a leading global provider of essential minerals, has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.72 per share. This dividend is payable Sept. 20, 2021, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Sept. 10, 2021.

Yahoo | August 19, 2021

Compass Minerals International, inc (CMP) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

CMP earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2021.

Yahoo | August 16, 2021

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CMP Price Returns

1-mo -4.61%
3-mo 5.93%
6-mo -1.52%
1-year 17.91%
3-year 8.42%
5-year 9.04%
YTD 4.80%
2020 6.56%
2019 54.45%
2018 -39.45%
2017 -3.85%
2016 8.07%

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