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

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM): $90.79

-4.54 (-4.76%)

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  • Growth is the dimension where SQM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.97% of US stocks.
  • SQM's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • SQM's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 23.11% of US stocks).

SQM Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $26,224,466,645, CHEMICAL & MINING CO OF CHILE INC has a greater market value than 92.24% of US stocks.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for CHEMICAL & MINING CO OF CHILE INC is higher than it is for about 96.95% 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 89.5% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to CHEMICAL & MINING CO OF CHILE INC are LOAN, VLO, CLF, SUZ, and ZIM.
  • 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

  • SQM's price/sales ratio is 10.7; this is 791.67% higher than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • SQM's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 17.7 over the prior 240 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SQM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SQM 2022-09-19 10.7 9.6 52.2 34.5
SQM 2022-09-16 10.4 9.4 50.8 33.6
SQM 2022-09-15 10.4 9.4 51.0 33.8
SQM 2022-09-14 11.3 10.2 55.4 36.6
SQM 2022-09-13 10.8 9.7 52.9 35.0
SQM 2022-09-12 10.9 9.8 53.1 35.1

SQM Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -38.77%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at -6.3%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 14.35%.
Over the past 24 months, SQM's revenue has gone up $918,660,000.

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
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 $90.79 52-week high $115.76
Prev. close $95.33 52-week low $46.13
Day low $88.85 Volume 1,516,007
Day high $93.52 Avg. volume 1,745,860
50-day MA $100.32 Dividend yield 9.7%
200-day MA $81.10 Market Cap 25.93B

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.

Albemarle's (ALB) Shares Pop 21% in 3 Months: Here's Why

Albemarle (ALB) gains on higher demand and prices in its lithium business and actions to boost its global lithium conversion capacity.

Yahoo | September 23, 2022

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Chris Lau on InvestorPlace | September 22, 2022

Sociedad Quimica (SQM) Shares Rally 108% YTD: What's Driving It?

Sociedad Quimica (SQM) gains on higher prices across its business lines and healthy demand.

Yahoo | September 21, 2022

Here's Why You Should Hold Onto Nutrien (NTR) Stock for Now

Nutrien (NTR) gains on strong demand and higher prices for fertilizers, supported by the strength in global agriculture markets.

Yahoo | September 20, 2022

SQM (SQM) Just Overtook the 20-Day Moving Average

Is it a good or bad thing when a stock surpasses resistance at the 20-day simple moving average?

Yahoo | September 20, 2022

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SQM Price Returns

1-mo -10.16%
3-mo 8.60%
6-mo 6.13%
1-year 78.39%
3-year 256.46%
5-year 89.29%
YTD 86.77%
2021 5.36%
2020 87.33%
2019 -28.34%
2018 -33.29%
2017 112.94%

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