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

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM): $113.33

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  • SQM scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 95.87% of US stocks.
  • SQM's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • SQM ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 9th percentile.

SQM Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 72.32, Chemical & Mining Co Of Chile Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 90.03% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • For SQM, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 90.6% of US equities we're observing.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Chemical & Mining Co Of Chile Inc comes in at -6.3%, a number that bests only 12.71% 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 JOE, NEWT, IEP, GOL, and IHG.
  • Visit SQM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SQM Valuation Summary

  • SQM's price/earnings ratio is 46.7; this is 134.67% higher than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • SQM's price/earnings ratio has moved up 44.9 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, SQM's price/sales ratio has gone up 4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SQM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SQM 2021-09-03 4.2 3.6 46.7 29.0
SQM 2021-09-02 4.3 3.6 47.0 29.1
SQM 2021-09-01 4.1 3.5 45.5 28.3
SQM 2021-08-31 4.1 3.5 45.3 28.2
SQM 2021-08-30 4.1 3.5 45.2 28.2
SQM 2021-08-27 4.1 3.5 44.8 27.9

SQM Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -0.06%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -1.08%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -38.77%.
SQM's revenue has moved down $340,132,000 over the prior 37 months.

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
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 $113.33 52-week high $115.76
Prev. close $107.14 52-week low $42.42
Day low $107.71 Volume 2,673,000
Day high $115.76 Avg. volume 1,758,617
50-day MA $84.07 Dividend yield 0.22%
200-day MA $64.11 Market Cap 29.83B

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) Stock Moves -1.01%: What You Should Know

SQM (SQM) closed the most recent trading day at $59.81, moving -1.01% from the previous trading session.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

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Newmont's (NEM) Q4 results are expected to reflect the benefits of sequentially higher gold prices and higher grades across a number of mines.

Yahoo | February 21, 2022

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Yahoo | February 18, 2022

Lithium Stocks: LTHM Bounces After Q4 Beat, ALB Crash

Despite soaring lithium prices, Albemarle tumbled on a mixed outlook. Livent showed signs of life after its Q4 report late Thursday.

Yahoo | February 18, 2022

SQM (SQM) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know

SQM (SQM) closed at $65.60 in the latest trading session, marking a +1.96% move from the prior day.

Yahoo | February 15, 2022

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SQM Price Returns

1-mo 52.30%
3-mo 76.13%
6-mo 80.30%
1-year 168.17%
3-year 311.64%
5-year 245.39%
YTD 124.92%
2021 5.36%
2020 87.33%
2019 -28.34%
2018 -33.29%
2017 112.94%

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