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

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM)

Today's Latest Price: $25.27 USD

0.24 (0.96%)

Updated May 28 8:04pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 68 in Chemicals

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SQM Stock Summary

  • Chemical & Mining Co Of Chile Inc's stock had its IPO on September 21, 1993, making it an older stock than 76.46% of US equities in our set.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Chemical & Mining Co Of Chile Inc is higher than it is for about 93.21% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, SQM is more volatile than only 21.33% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Chemical & Mining Co Of Chile Inc are BGS, SKYS, OLN, CENX, and WLKP.
  • Visit SQM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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SQM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $25.27 52-week high $33.30
Prev. close $25.03 52-week low $15.20
Day low $24.90 Volume 1,112,300
Day high $25.60 Avg. volume 1,061,467
50-day MA $21.98 Dividend yield 2.64%
200-day MA $25.74 Market Cap 6.65B

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

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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 21th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. 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 merely 13.26% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • Chemical & Mining Co Of Chile Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than only 12.72% 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 72.64% of stocks generating free cash flow.

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For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as SQM, try CENX, APD, TREX, KWR, and WPM.

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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.

Despite Near-Term Lithium Price Volatility, SQM Will Benefit From Greater Long-Term EV Adoption

Yahoo | January 3, 2020

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Yahoo | December 31, 2019

Tianqi Lithium Corporation -- Moody's downgrades Tianqi Lithium's ratings to B1; outlook negative

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has downgraded to B1 from Ba3 Tianqi Lithium Corporation's ("Tianqi Lithium") corporate family rating and the senior unsecured rating on the bonds issued by Tianqi Finco Co., Ltd and guaranteed by Tianqi Lithium.

Yahoo | December 24, 2019

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Yahoo | December 18, 2019

Is Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM) A Good Stock To Buy?

Based on the fact that hedge funds have collectively under-performed the market for several years, it would be easy to assume that their stock picks simply aren't very good. However, our research shows this not to be the case. In fact, when it comes to their very top picks collectively, they show a strong ability […]

Yahoo | December 17, 2019

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SQM Price Returns

1-mo 9.13%
3-mo -7.05%
6-mo 7.53%
1-year -11.58%
3-year -25.81%
5-year 46.75%
YTD -4.65%
2019 -28.34%
2018 -33.29%
2017 112.94%
2016 53.40%
2015 -18.84%

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