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

Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP): $36.72

1.19 (+3.35%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades














  • CMP scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 68.38% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CMP is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • CMP's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 7.23% of US stocks).

CMP Stock Summary

  • Over the past twelve months, CMP has reported earnings growth of -198.1%, putting it ahead of merely 9.97% of US stocks in our set.
  • As for revenue growth, note that CMP's revenue has grown -14.95% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of only 8.55% of US companies in our set.
  • Compass Minerals International Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 17.46%, greater than the shareholder yield of 90.22% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CMP, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are GLDD, AFYA, TROX, HRI, and DK.
  • 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 revenue growth rate is now at 38.81%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at -33.72%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -44.37%.
CMP's revenue has moved up $116,700,000 over the prior 70 months.

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
2021-12-31 1,168.1 148.4 -210.9
2021-09-30 889.1 149.4 -177.4
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

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)

CMP Stock Price Chart Interactive Chart >

Price chart for CMP

CMP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $36.72 52-week high $75.44
Prev. close $35.53 52-week low $31.85
Day low $35.67 Volume 539,600
Day high $37.06 Avg. volume 468,640
50-day MA $48.41 Dividend yield 1.63%
200-day MA $56.89 Market Cap 1.25B

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 Latest News Stream

Event/Time News Detail
Loading, please wait...

CMP Latest Social Stream

Loading social stream, please wait...

View Full CMP Social Stream

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 Declares Second Quarter Dividend

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., February 24, 2022--Compass Minerals Announces Fiscal 2022 Second Quarter Dividend

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Compass Minerals to Participate in Cowen Mobility Disruption Conference

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., February 21, 2022--Compass Minerals to participate in Cowen Mobility Disruption Conference

Yahoo | February 21, 2022

Bernzott Capital Remains Attracted in Compass Minerals (CMP) Despite Disappointing Q4 Results

Bernzott Capital Advisors, an investment management firm, published its “US Small Cap Value Fund” fourth quarter 2021 investor letter – a copy of which can be downloaded here. The portfolio rose 4.2% (gross) slightly underperforming the Russell 2000 Value’s advance of 4.3%, and somewhat less than the Russell 2500 Value’s gain of 6.3%. Industrials, the […]

Yahoo | February 15, 2022

Little-known KC public company scores Sporting KC’s most visible sponsorship: the jersey front

Even though it has 2,000 employees, this Kansas City public company's CEO says it's "one of the coolest companies in Kansas that nobody has heard of." But that soon will change when Sporting KC players don the company's name on their jerseys.

Yahoo | February 10, 2022

Compass Minerals International, Inc. 2022 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

No summary available.

Seeking Alpha | February 9, 2022

Read More 'CMP' Stories Here

CMP Price Returns

1-mo -18.99%
3-mo -41.62%
6-mo -29.12%
1-year -37.33%
3-year -24.29%
5-year -30.76%
YTD -27.68%
2021 -14.27%
2020 6.56%
2019 54.45%
2018 -39.45%
2017 -3.85%

CMP Dividends

Ex-Dividend Date Type Payout Amount Change
Loading, please wait...
View Full CMP Dividend History

Continue Researching CMP

Want to see what other sources are saying about Compass Minerals International Inc's financials and stock price? Try the links below:

Compass Minerals International Inc (CMP) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Compass Minerals International Inc (CMP) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Compass Minerals International Inc (CMP) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

Get Free Updates

Join thousands of investors who get the latest news, insights and top rated picks from!

Page generated in 0.7691 seconds.