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

Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP): $27.00

0.48 (-1.75%)

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CMP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $27.00 52-week high $47.68
Prev. close $27.48 52-week low $26.64
Day low $26.64 Volume 456,005
Day high $27.22 Avg. volume 349,590
50-day MA $32.58 Dividend yield 2.15%
200-day MA $36.01 Market Cap 1.11B

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  • CMP scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 77.3% of US stocks.
  • CMP's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • CMP ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 20th percentile.

CMP Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 109.07, COMPASS MINERALS INTERNATIONAL INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about 95.07% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of COMPASS MINERALS INTERNATIONAL INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.22% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Over the past twelve months, CMP has reported earnings growth of 1,591.38%, putting it ahead of 99.09% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to COMPASS MINERALS INTERNATIONAL INC, a group of peers worth examining would be ATI, NMIH, RGF, FLR, and LAUR.
  • 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 44.44% lower, now standing at 1.
  • CMP's price/earnings ratio has moved up 62.9 over the prior 240 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CMP.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CMP 2023-09-06 1 2.2 112.9 18.8
CMP 2023-09-05 1 2.2 113.5 18.9
CMP 2023-09-01 1 2.3 120.0 19.6
CMP 2023-08-31 1 2.3 118.2 19.4
CMP 2023-08-30 1 2.3 116.8 19.3
CMP 2023-08-29 1 2.3 115.7 19.1

CMP Growth Metrics

    Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -26.16%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -59.11%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -14.04%.
Over the past 70 months, CMP's revenue has gone up $84,900,000.

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
2022-12-31 1,265 136.9 -27.8
2022-09-30 1,244.1 120.5 -25.1
2022-06-30 1,206.4 101.2 -73.6
2022-03-31 1,191.1 108.4 -8.6
2021-12-31 1,168.1 148.4 -210.9
2021-09-30 889.1 149.4 -177.4

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 86.92% of graded US stocks.
  • CMP's asset turnover comes in at 0.641 -- ranking 6th of 42 Non-Metallic and Industrial Metal Mining stocks.
  • SLCA, UUUU, and USAS 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 1.79 (Moderate Buy)

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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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 Announces Participation in CL King’s 21st Annual Best Ideas Conference

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 11, 2023--Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP), a leading global provider of essential minerals, today announced that it will participate virtually in CL King’s 21st Annual Best Ideas Conference on Sept. 18, 2023. Lorin Crenshaw, chief financial officer, and Chris Yandell, head of lithium, will conduct one-on-one meetings with investors at the event.

Yahoo | September 11, 2023

Return Trends At Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) Aren't Appealing

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Yahoo | September 7, 2023

Compass Minerals Declares Fiscal Fourth Quarter of 2023 Dividend

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 17, 2023--The board of directors of Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP), a leading global provider of essential minerals, has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share. This dividend is payable Sept. 20, 2023, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Sept. 11, 2023.

Yahoo | August 17, 2023

Is Compass Minerals International, Inc.'s (NYSE:CMP) ROE Of 2.3% Concerning?

Many investors are still learning about the various metrics that can be useful when analysing a stock. This article is...

Yahoo | August 10, 2023

Q3 2023 Compass Minerals International Inc Earnings Call

Q3 2023 Compass Minerals International Inc Earnings Call

Yahoo | August 10, 2023

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CMP Price Returns

1-mo -9.26%
3-mo -18.91%
6-mo -12.75%
1-year -29.03%
3-year -48.20%
5-year -53.65%
YTD -33.26%
2022 -18.67%
2021 -14.27%
2020 6.56%
2019 54.45%
2018 -39.45%

CMP Dividends

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