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

Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP): $64.85

0.32 (+0.50%)

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  • CMP scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 98.93% of US stocks.
  • CMP's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • CMP ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 13th percentile.

CMP Stock Summary

  • Compass Minerals International Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 97.24% of US listed stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, CMP has reported earnings growth of -160.9%, putting it ahead of just 12.93% of US stocks in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CMP is more volatile than only 3.36% 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 USAC, SPH, GEO, ARMK, and BKD.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 38.46% lower, now standing at 1.6.
  • CMP's price/sales ratio has moved up $0.8 over the prior 213 months.
  • Over the past 213 months, CMP's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down $43.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CMP.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CMP 2019-11-18 1.3 4.1 32.5 23.3
CMP 2018-06-21 1.6 3.3 65.4 23.6
CMP 2017-11-09 1.6 3.0 15.4 17.2
CMP 2014-01-15 2.7 5.2 26.9 20.5
CMP 2008-06-04 2.5 85.6 24.1 17.8
CMP 2006-02-15 1.1 -9.7 21.4 11.7

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 $72.40 Average Broker Recommendation 1.81 (Hold)

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CMP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $64.85 52-week high $71.88
Prev. close $64.53 52-week low $46.32
Day low $63.58 Volume 125,082
Day high $65.42 Avg. volume 225,049
50-day MA $67.91 Dividend yield 4.46%
200-day MA $63.61 Market Cap 2.20B

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.

CMP Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$64.85$17.42 -75%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Compass Minerals International Inc. To summarize, we found that Compass Minerals International Inc ranked in the 22th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 74.5%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Compass Minerals International Inc, consider:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 66% of its capital from equity, and 34% of its capital from debt. Its equity weight surpasses that of only 23.34% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Basic Materials sector.
  • Compass Minerals International Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than only 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • Compass Minerals International Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -1.64. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 15.78% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest CMP News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Compass Minerals International Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CMP as an investment opportunity.

Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of US$0.72

The board of Compass Minerals International, Inc. ( NYSE:CMP ) has announced that it will pay a dividend of US$0.72 per...

Yahoo | June 4, 2021

Compass Minerals declares $0.72 dividend

Compass Minerals (CMP) declares $0.72/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.Forward yield 4.11%Payable June 18; for shareholders of record June 10; ex-div June 9.See CMP Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | May 19, 2021

Here's What Compass Minerals International, Inc.'s (NYSE:CMP) Shareholder Ownership Structure Looks Like

A look at the shareholders of Compass Minerals International, Inc. ( NYSE:CMP ) can tell us which group is most...

Yahoo | May 17, 2021

Deutsche Bank Stick to Their Hold Rating for Compass Minerals International Inc By

Deutsche Bank Stick to Their Hold Rating for Compass Minerals International Inc | May 13, 2021

Compass Minerals International Inc (CMP) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Joining in for the Q&A session are Brad Griffith, our Chief Commercial Officer; as well as George Schuller, our Chief Operations Officer. Before we get started, I will remind everyone that remarks made today represent our view of financial and operational outlooks as of today's date, May 5, 2021.

Yahoo | May 6, 2021

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CMP Price Returns

1-mo -7.89%
3-mo -2.04%
6-mo 9.13%
1-year 32.20%
3-year 12.81%
5-year 3.30%
YTD 7.36%
2020 6.56%
2019 54.45%
2018 -39.45%
2017 -3.85%
2016 8.07%

CMP Dividends

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