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

Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP)

Today's Latest Price: $63.73 USD

0.87 (1.38%)

Updated Dec 2 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 33 in Industrial - Metals

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CMP Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CMP is 4.48 -- better than 90.54% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Compass Minerals International Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 88.01% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Compass Minerals International Inc is higher than it is for about 88.32% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Compass Minerals International Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be HRI, TV, CLW, TGNA, and TROX.
  • CMP's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Compass Minerals International Inc's official web site, go to

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CMP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $63.73 52-week high $66.14
Prev. close $62.86 52-week low $34.39
Day low $62.82 Volume 138,166
Day high $63.96 Avg. volume 279,853
50-day MA $61.40 Dividend yield 4.58%
200-day MA $52.85 Market Cap 2.16B

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:
$63.73$56.62 -9%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for CMP, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Compass Minerals International Inc ranked in the 46th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 8.83%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Compass Minerals International Inc ended up being:

  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 39% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than 66.55% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • Compass Minerals International Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 13 -- greater than 52.05% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than 49.47% of stocks in its sector (Basic Materials).

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

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as CMP, try FSI, MTRN, RPM, SBSW, and ARLP.

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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: Progress Of Turnaround And Near-Term Outlook

Last June, around the time when investor pessimism with regard to Compass Minerals (CMP) had reached a crescendo, I wrote an article analyzing whether its competitive advantage had survived the prior years of damage and assessing its near-term outlook. I came to the conclusion that "the sustainable competitive advantage commanded...

Laurentian Research on Seeking Alpha | August 26, 2020

Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) CEO Kevin Crutchfield on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call August 05, 2020 10:00 AM ET Company Participants Theresa Womble - Director, Investor Relations Kevin Crutchfield - Chief Executive Officer Jamie Standen - Chief Financial Officer Brad Griffith - Chief Commercial Officer George Schuller - Chief Operating Officer Conference Call...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | August 6, 2020

Compass Minerals International Inc (CMP) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript | The Motley Fool

CMP earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.

The Motley Fool | August 5, 2020

Calculating The Fair Value Of Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP)

In this article we are going to estimate the intrinsic value of Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) by...

Yahoo | July 15, 2020

Compass Minerals Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second-Quarter 2020 Earnings Release

Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP), a leading global provider of essential minerals, will release its second-quarter 2020 financial results Tuesday, Aug. 4, after the markets close. The company’s president and CEO, Kevin Crutchfield, and CFO, Jamie Standen, will discuss these results on a conference call on Wednesday, Aug. 5, at 10 a.m. ET.

Yahoo | July 9, 2020

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CMP Price Returns

1-mo 4.84%
3-mo 12.90%
6-mo 23.91%
1-year 23.83%
3-year 7.52%
5-year -5.13%
YTD 10.03%
2019 54.45%
2018 -39.45%
2017 -3.85%
2016 8.07%
2015 -10.60%

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