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

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM): $96.15

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  • Quality is the dimension where SQM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.06% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SQM is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • SQM's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 18.09% of US stocks).

SQM Stock Summary

  • SQM has a market capitalization of $27,152,791,627 -- more than approximately 91.74% of US stocks.
  • For SQM, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 96.94% of US equities we're observing.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 115.15%, CHEMICAL & MINING CO OF CHILE INC's debt growth rate surpasses 89.18% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SQM, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CLF, ZIM, LOAN, NOA, and PFX.
  • 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

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, SQM's EV/EBIT ratio is 190.32% higher, now standing at 31.5.
  • Over the past 243 months, SQM's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 14.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SQM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SQM 2023-02-03 9.7 8.7 47.4 31.5
SQM 2023-02-02 9.8 8.8 47.7 31.7
SQM 2023-02-01 9.6 8.7 47.1 31.3
SQM 2023-01-31 9.7 8.8 47.6 31.6
SQM 2023-01-30 9.5 8.6 46.7 31.0
SQM 2023-01-27 9.4 8.5 46.2 30.7

SQM Growth Metrics

    The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at 57.51%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -6.65%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -19.25%.
Over the past 37 months, SQM's revenue has gone up $596,512,000.

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

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 $96.15 52-week high $115.76
Prev. close $95.06 52-week low $55.44
Day low $96.15 Volume 40,987
Day high $96.15 Avg. volume 1,264,195
50-day MA $88.55 Dividend yield 8.13%
200-day MA $92.60 Market Cap 27.46B

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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Below are the latest news stories about CHEMICAL & MINING CO OF CHILE INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate SQM as an investment opportunity.

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile, CF Industries Holdings and Intrepid Potash

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile, CF Industries Holdings and Intrepid Potash have been highlighted in this Industry Outlook article.

Yahoo | February 3, 2023

3 Fertilizer Stocks to Watch Amid Industry Challenges

A retreat in fertilizer prices from record highs on softer demand and a spike in key raw material costs pose headwinds for the Zacks Fertilizers industry. SQM, CF and IPI are poised well to tackle the challenges.

Yahoo | February 2, 2023

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There are several reasons why many emerging market stocks look like excellent bets for U.S. investors at this point.

Larry Ramer on InvestorPlace | February 1, 2023

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Thomas Niel on InvestorPlace | January 29, 2023

The Best Lithium Stocks of 2022 -- Are Any Buys in 2023?

Here's how the three largest lithium stocks listed on a major U.S. stock exchange -- Albemarle, SQM, and Livent -- stacked up by 2022 performance.

Yahoo | January 25, 2023

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SQM Price Returns

1-mo 20.67%
3-mo -4.93%
6-mo -2.34%
1-year 83.12%
3-year 260.89%
5-year 110.16%
YTD 20.43%
2022 67.65%
2021 5.36%
2020 87.33%
2019 -28.34%
2018 -33.59%

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