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

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM): $94.61

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  • SQM scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 97.13% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SQM is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • SQM's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 19.25% of US stocks).

SQM Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $26,821,451,018, CHEMICAL & MINING CO OF CHILE INC has a greater market value than 91.68% of US stocks.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for CHEMICAL & MINING CO OF CHILE INC is higher than it is for about 96.9% 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 89.22% of about US stocks.
  • 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 CLF, ZIM, LOAN, NOA, and PFX.
  • Visit SQM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SQM Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, SQM's price/sales ratio is 376.92% higher, now standing at 9.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, SQM's price/sales ratio has gone up 8.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SQM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SQM 2023-01-24 9.3 8.3 45.3 30.2
SQM 2023-01-23 9.0 8.1 44.1 29.3
SQM 2023-01-20 8.6 7.7 41.9 28.0
SQM 2023-01-19 8.4 7.6 41.0 27.4
SQM 2023-01-18 8.5 7.6 41.4 27.6
SQM 2023-01-17 8.4 7.6 41.2 27.6

SQM Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -19.25%.
  • The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -61.53%.
  • The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at -19.8%.
SQM's revenue has moved up $918,660,000 over the prior 24 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
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 $94.61 52-week high $115.76
Prev. close $93.90 52-week low $49.80
Day low $92.62 Volume 886,500
Day high $94.73 Avg. volume 1,329,100
50-day MA $88.60 Dividend yield 8.17%
200-day MA $92.14 Market Cap 27.02B

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.

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

Are Investors Undervaluing Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM) Right Now?

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Yahoo | January 19, 2023

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SQM Price Returns

1-mo 18.50%
3-mo 3.08%
6-mo -0.30%
1-year 95.71%
3-year 268.49%
5-year 97.82%
YTD 18.50%
2022 67.65%
2021 5.36%
2020 87.33%
2019 -28.34%
2018 -33.59%

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