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


Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM)

Today's Latest Price: $48.15 USD

0.19 (-0.39%)

Updated Nov 27 5:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 69 in Chemicals

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SQM Stock Summary

  • Chemical & Mining Co Of Chile Inc's market capitalization of $6,876,761,429 is ahead of 79.62% of US-listed equities.
  • SQM's went public 27.21 years ago, making it older than 76.91% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • For SQM, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 93.66% of US equities we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Chemical & Mining Co Of Chile Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be WLKP, BGS, CCK, NCMI, and SBS.
  • SQM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Chemical & Mining Co Of Chile Inc's official web site, go to www.sqm.com.

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SQM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $48.15 52-week high $48.63
Prev. close $48.34 52-week low $15.20
Day low $47.57 Volume 806,731
Day high $48.63 Avg. volume 978,361
50-day MA $37.74 Dividend yield 0.93%
200-day MA $29.54 Market Cap 12.67B

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.

SQM Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$48.15$6.35 -86%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for SQM, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Chemical & Mining Co Of Chile Inc ranked in the 13th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for SQM, they are:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 4.94 years comes in at -0.15%; that's greater than only 11.18% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • Chemical & Mining Co Of Chile Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 16.63% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • As a business, Chemical & Mining Co Of Chile Inc experienced a tax rate of about 19% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Basic Materials), this tax rate is higher than 73.06% of stocks generating free cash flow.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-86%
1%-86%
2%-86%
3%-86%
4%-86%
5%-86%

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as SQM, try KGC, DD, IPI, STLD, and WDFC.


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Latest SQM News From Around the Web

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.

SQM - A Chilean Commodities Play

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (SQM) produces and sells specialty plant nutrients, iodine and iodine products, lithium and lithium derivatives, potassium chloride and sulfate, industrial chemicals, and other products and services. The plant nutrients include potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate, sodium potassium nitrate, specialty blends, and other fertilizers for...

Andrew Hecht on Seeking Alpha | August 25, 2020

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile EPS misses by $0.05, beats on revenue

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM): Q2 GAAP EPS of $0.19 misses by $0.05.Revenue of $458.5M (-7.2% Y/Y) beats by $11.83M.Press Release...

Seeking Alpha | August 20, 2020

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. -- Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A.

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. New York, July 08, 2020 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit. The review was conducted through a portfolio review in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers.

Yahoo | July 8, 2020

Were Hedge Funds Right About Selling Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM)?

We know that hedge funds generate strong, risk-adjusted returns over the long run, which is why imitating the picks that they are collectively bullish on can be a profitable strategy for retail investors. With billions of dollars in assets, professional investors have to conduct complex analyses, spend many resources and use tools that are not […]

Yahoo | July 5, 2020

Better Buy: Sociedad Quimica y Minera vs. Albemarle

The big question between these two lithium producers really comes down to the way you like to handle risk.

Yahoo | May 28, 2020

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SQM Price Returns

1-mo 29.85%
3-mo 50.10%
6-mo 95.09%
1-year 107.20%
3-year 0.18%
5-year 228.93%
YTD 83.74%
2019 -28.34%
2018 -33.29%
2017 112.94%
2016 53.40%
2015 -18.84%

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