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

Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP)

Today's Latest Price: $52.59 USD

1.59 (3.12%)

Updated Jun 5 3:41pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 33 in Industrial - Metals

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CMP Stock Summary

  • Compass Minerals International Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 88.03% 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; 87.16% 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 86.95% 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 PPC, TV, COOP, LTM, and PBH.
  • 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 $52.59 52-week high $66.14
Prev. close $51.00 52-week low $34.39
Day low $51.62 Volume 244,113
Day high $53.14 Avg. volume 349,782
50-day MA $44.47 Dividend yield 5.65%
200-day MA $52.89 Market Cap 1.78B

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:

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 55th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 26.17% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for CMP, they are:

  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than 49.76% of its sector Basic Materials.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 43% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately 65.51% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • CMP's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 5%; for context, that number is higher than 30.3% of tickers in our DCF set.

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For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as CMP, try IOSP, RGLD, ROCK, VMC, and ESI.

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Edited Transcript of CMP earnings conference call or presentation 6-May-20 2:00pm GMT

Q1 2020 Compass Minerals International Inc Earnings Call

Yahoo | June 4, 2020

Compass Minerals to Participate in 2020 Stifel Cross Sector Insight Virtual Conference

Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP), a leading global essential minerals company, announced today that president and CEO Kevin S. Crutchfield will be hosting virtual one-on-one investor meetings at the 2020 Stifel Cross Sector Insight Conference on June 9. The investor presentation used during these meetings will be available concurrently at

Yahoo | June 1, 2020

Boasting A 23% Return On Equity, Is Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) A Top Quality Stock?

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

Yahoo | May 27, 2020

Compass Minerals Declares a Dividend for the 66th Consecutive Quarter

The board of directors of Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP), a leading global essential minerals company, has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.72 per share, marking the 66th consecutive quarter the company has paid a dividend to its shareholders. This dividend is payable June 15, 2020, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 1, 2020.

Yahoo | May 18, 2020

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Yahoo | May 11, 2020

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CMP Price Returns

1-mo 16.03%
3-mo -0.57%
6-mo -2.77%
1-year 3.63%
3-year -4.97%
5-year -24.42%
YTD -11.32%
2019 54.45%
2018 -39.45%
2017 -3.85%
2016 8.07%
2015 -10.60%

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