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

Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP): $40.47

-1.97 (-4.64%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where CMP ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 67.05% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CMP is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 178 days.
  • CMP's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 6.14% of US stocks).

CMP Stock Summary

  • COMPASS MINERALS INTERNATIONAL INC's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 87.48% of US listed stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of COMPASS MINERALS INTERNATIONAL INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.8% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for CMP comes in at 21.27% -- higher than that of 92.8% of 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 HLX, FLEX, MTG, GLDD, and CLW.
  • CMP's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit COMPASS MINERALS INTERNATIONAL INC's official web site, go to

CMP Valuation Summary

  • CMP's price/earnings ratio is -20.5; this is 275.21% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 230 months, CMP's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CMP.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CMP 2022-11-11 1.2 5.0 -20.5 404.4
CMP 2022-11-10 1.2 5.0 -20.4 403.2
CMP 2022-11-09 1.1 4.4 -18.1 373.8
CMP 2022-11-08 1.2 4.7 -19.1 386.8
CMP 2022-11-07 1.1 4.6 -18.8 382.6
CMP 2022-11-04 1.1 4.5 -18.4 378.0

CMP Growth Metrics

    The 3 year price growth rate now stands at -22.12%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at -20.63%.
  • The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 31.87%.
CMP's revenue has moved up $68,400,000 over the prior 67 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
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
2021-06-30 1,328.9 151.7 -136.3
2021-03-31 1,385.6 146.8 -191.7

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)

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CMP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $40.47 52-week high $67.67
Prev. close $42.44 52-week low $30.67
Day low $40.32 Volume 400,700
Day high $41.73 Avg. volume 433,336
50-day MA $40.22 Dividend yield 1.41%
200-day MA $45.74 Market Cap 1.38B

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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Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.15

Compass Minerals International, Inc.'s ( NYSE:CMP ) investors are due to receive a payment of $0.15 per share on 20th...

Yahoo | November 24, 2022

Compass Minerals Announces Participation in Deutsche Bank Lithium | Battery Supply Chain Conference

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., November 22, 2022--Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP), a leading global provider of essential minerals, today announced that it will participate in the 7th Annual Deutsche Bank Lithium | Battery Supply Chain Conference in New York City on Dec. 7, 2022.

Yahoo | November 22, 2022

9 Best Fertilizer Stocks to Buy According to Hedge Funds

In this article, we discuss 9 best fertilizer stocks to buy according to hedge funds. If you want to see more stocks in this selection, check out 5 Best Fertilizer Stocks to Buy According to Hedge Funds. As per Vantage Market Research in a report dated July 27, the global fertilizer market will experience growth […]

Yahoo | November 22, 2022

Compass Minerals Appoints Jon Chisholm and Shane Wagnon to Board of Directors

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., November 16, 2022--Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP), a leading global provider of essential minerals, today announced the appointments of Jon Chisholm and Shane Wagnon to the company’s board of directors. Chisholm and Wagnon were nominated for appointment by Koch Industries, Inc. (Koch), pursuant to the terms of the recent $252 million strategic equity investment in Compass Minerals by Koch Minerals and Trading, LLC (KM&T), a diverse global trading, logistics and investment comp

Yahoo | November 16, 2022

Compass Minerals Declares Fiscal First Quarter of 2023 Dividend

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., November 15, 2022--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 Dec. 20, 2022, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Dec. 9, 2022.

Yahoo | November 15, 2022

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CMP Price Returns

1-mo 0.00%
3-mo 0.33%
6-mo -10.17%
1-year -18.19%
3-year -19.38%
5-year -29.19%
YTD -19.99%
2021 -14.27%
2020 6.56%
2019 54.45%
2018 -39.45%
2017 -3.85%

CMP Dividends

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