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

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM): $90.75

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  • Growth is the dimension where SQM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.97% of US stocks.
  • SQM's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • SQM's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 23.11% of US stocks).

SQM Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $26,224,466,645, CHEMICAL & MINING CO OF CHILE INC has a greater market value than 92.24% of US stocks.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for CHEMICAL & MINING CO OF CHILE INC is higher than it is for about 96.95% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 115.15%, CHEMICAL & MINING CO OF CHILE INC's debt growth rate surpasses 89.5% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to CHEMICAL & MINING CO OF CHILE INC are LOAN, VLO, CLF, SUZ, and ZIM.
  • SQM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit CHEMICAL & MINING CO OF CHILE INC's official web site, go to

SQM Valuation Summary

  • SQM's price/sales ratio is 10.7; this is 791.67% higher than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • SQM's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 17.7 over the prior 240 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SQM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SQM 2022-09-19 10.7 9.6 52.2 34.5
SQM 2022-09-16 10.4 9.4 50.8 33.6
SQM 2022-09-15 10.4 9.4 51.0 33.8
SQM 2022-09-14 11.3 10.2 55.4 36.6
SQM 2022-09-13 10.8 9.7 52.9 35.0
SQM 2022-09-12 10.9 9.8 53.1 35.1

SQM Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -38.77%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at -6.3%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 14.35%.
Over the past 24 months, SQM's revenue has gone up $918,660,000.

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
2016-12-31 1,939.322 633.662 278.29

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

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SQM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $90.75 52-week high $115.76
Prev. close $90.79 52-week low $46.13
Day low $89.36 Volume 1,035,500
Day high $93.57 Avg. volume 1,742,081
50-day MA $100.29 Dividend yield 5.3%
200-day MA $81.28 Market Cap 25.92B

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 (SQM) closed the most recent trading day at $95.33, moving +1.18% from the previous trading session.

Yahoo | September 28, 2022

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Teck Resources (TECK) trims its steelmaking coal sales guidance for the September quarter of 2022 to 5.5-5.9 million tons to reflect the outage at its Elkview steelmaking coal plant.

Yahoo | September 28, 2022

Huntsman (HUN) Gains on Downstream Expansion, Acquisitions

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SQM Price Returns

1-mo -5.87%
3-mo 8.55%
6-mo 5.63%
1-year 77.42%
3-year 265.51%
5-year 88.73%
YTD 86.69%
2021 5.36%
2020 87.33%
2019 -28.34%
2018 -33.29%
2017 112.94%

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