Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM): Price and Financial Metrics

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM): $60.00

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SQM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $60.00 52-week high $112.35
Prev. close $58.24 52-week low $54.28
Day low $60.00 Volume 14,167
Day high $60.00 Avg. volume 1,610,748
50-day MA $64.61 Dividend yield 3.56%
200-day MA $75.40 Market Cap 17.14B

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  • Quality is the dimension where SQM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 91.53% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SQM is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • SQM's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 5.35% of US stocks).

SQM Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of CHEMICAL & MINING CO OF CHILE INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 98.25% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Over the past twelve months, SQM has reported earnings growth of 719.95%, putting it ahead of 97.7% of US stocks in our set.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for CHEMICAL & MINING CO OF CHILE INC comes in at 372.71%, a number that bests 98.09% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SQM, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are WLKP, RAND, CLF, NOVA, and GGB.
  • Visit SQM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SQM Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, SQM's price/sales ratio is 30.77% higher, now standing at 1.7.
  • Over the past 243 months, SQM's price/earnings ratio has gone down 20.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SQM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SQM 2023-09-06 1.7 3.6 4.5 3.2
SQM 2023-09-05 1.7 3.7 4.6 3.3
SQM 2023-09-01 1.7 3.7 4.6 3.3
SQM 2023-08-31 1.7 3.7 4.6 3.3
SQM 2023-08-30 1.7 3.6 4.6 3.3
SQM 2023-08-29 1.7 3.7 4.6 3.3

SQM Growth Metrics

    The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -8.45%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -63.49%.
  • The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at -19.8%.
SQM's revenue has moved up $1,045,124,000 over the prior 52 weeks.

The table below shows SQM'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 2,862.315 975.634 585.454
2020-12-31 1,817.191 347.067 164.518
2019-12-31 1,943.655 541.791 278.115
2018-12-31 2,265.803 833.733 439.83
2017-12-31 2,157.323 950.707 427.697

SQM'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.
  • SQM has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 69.67% of graded US stocks.
  • SQM's asset turnover comes in at 0.382 -- ranking 19th of 42 Non-Metallic and Industrial Metal Mining stocks.
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The table below shows SQM's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2020-12-31 0.382 0.266 0.060
2019-12-31 0.434 0.288 0.101
2018-12-31 0.529 0.345 0.163
2017-12-31 0.507 0.353 0.156
2016-12-31 0.438 0.315 0.102
2015-12-31 0.371 0.314 0.072

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM) Company Bio

Chemical & Mining Company of Chile is an integrated producer and distributor of specialty plant nutrients, iodine, lithium, potassium-related fertilizers and industrial chemicals. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Santiago, Chile.

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SQM Price Returns

1-mo -3.80%
3-mo -16.86%
6-mo -23.32%
1-year -30.12%
3-year 116.81%
5-year 55.33%
YTD -22.15%
2022 67.65%
2021 5.36%
2020 87.33%
2019 -28.34%
2018 -33.59%

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