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Compass Minerals International Inc

Compass Minerals International is a mining company located in Kansas, United States, which is part of the Basic Materials sector, and is traded under the ticker CMP on the NYSE exchange.

Compass Minerals International stock last closed at $40.65, down 3.95% from the previous day, and has decreased 37.93% in one year. It has underperformed other stocks in the Other Industrial Metals & Mining industry by 0.37 percentage points. Compass Minerals International stock is currently +32.54% from its 52-week low of $30.67, and -46.12% from its 52-week high of $75.44.

There are currently 34.16M shares of CMP outstanding. The market cap of CMP is $1.39B. In the last 24 hours, 407,875 CMP shares were traded.

How to Buy Compass Minerals International Stock

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  1. Decide where to buy Compass Minerals International stock: You need to pick a stock brokerage, but don't worry - we've researched dozens of online stock brokerages and apps to help you determine where to buy Compass Minerals International stock.
  2. Open your brokerage account: Sign up for 0% fee trading with the highest-rated brokerage we've found. It's the best place to buy CMP stock.
  3. Fund your investment account: Choose your payment method and add your details.
  4. Research Compass Minerals International stock: The Compass Minerals International ticker symbol is CMP. Is Compass Minerals International stock a good investment? Should you buy shares of CMP? How do CMP's underlying business fundamentals look? Do top analysts think Compass Minerals International is a good buy? Why has CMP's stock price moved recently? (Hint: Our stock market research website can help you evaluate if CMP is a good stock to buy).
  5. Make your CMP purchase: Decide if you will purchase CMP shares at the current market price or use a limit order to purchase CMP shares at a particular price.
  6. Get notifications regarding your CMP investment: Create a watchlist to the latest updates on your investment in Compass Minerals International shares.

Step 1: Decide where to buy Compass Minerals International stock

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Step 4: Research Compass Minerals International stock

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Compass Minerals International stock at a glance

CMP Price
$40.65
1w %
4.28%
1y %
-37.93%
5y %
-39.46%
P/E
-18.73x
P/B
4.61x
P/S
1.15x
PEG
N/A
Revenue
$1.21B
Earnings
-$73.60M
Fore. Rev. Growth
2.37%
Fore. Earn. Growth
N/A
Market Cap
$1.39B
Next Earnings
Nov 14, 2022
Next Dividend
N/A

CMP Overview

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You can view all of the due diligence checks on CMP's stock page.

Is CMP stock undervalued or overvalued?

You can use many financial metrics, analyses, models, and charts to gauge CMP's fair value.

Using relative valuations ratios:

  • CMP may be overvalued based on its P/B ratio of 4.61x, relative to Other Industrial Metals & Mining industry P/B ratio of 2.15x

You can do more valuation research on CMP's stock here.

CMP Financial Health Summary

Positive Health Checks:

  • CMP profit margin has gone up from -10.8% to -6.1% in the past year.
  • There are more short-term assets than short-term liabilities on the CMP balance sheet.
  • CMP has $47.20M in cash and short term investments. This is sufficient to cover its annual cash burn of $500.00k.
  • CMP has cash burn of 500000. It has enough cash and short-term investments to cover this for at least one year.

Negative Health Checks:

  • There are more long-term liabilities than short-term assets on the CMP balance sheet.
  • Total CMP debt is higher than 5 years ago, relative to shareholder equity.
  • CMP has a relatively high debt to equity ratio of 4.24.

Is it a good time to buy Compass Minerals International stock, according to analysts?

Out of 4 sell side analysts who research CMP, the consensus analyst rating on CMP is a Hold

Should I buy or sell CMP stock?

Based on 4 analysts offering ratings for Compass Minerals International Inc.
Hold
Strong Buy
1 analysts 25%
Buy
0 analysts 0%
Hold
2 analysts 50%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
1 analysts 25%

Most Recent CMP Analyst Upgrades/Downgrades

David Begleiter, a top 9% analyst from Deutsche Bank maintains CMP with a strong buy rating and lowers their CMP price target from $73.00 to $55.00, on May 23, 2022.

Joel Jackson, a top 11% analyst from BMO Capital maintains CMP with a hold rating and raises their CMP price target from $60.00 to $63.00, on Apr 18, 2022.

Jeffrey Zekauskas, a top 6% analyst from JP Morgan downgrades CMP to a strong sell rating and lowers their CMP price target from $57.00 to $52.00, on Feb 10, 2022.

Robert Koort, a top 15% analyst from Goldman Sachs upgrades CMP to a hold rating and announces their CMP price target of $51.00, on Dec 15, 2021.

An analyst from Goldman Sachs maintains CMP with a strong sell rating and lowers their CMP price target from $57.00 to $51.00, on Nov 23, 2021.

You can dig deeper into what analysts are projecting on the Compass Minerals International stock forecast page.

Metrics for Advanced CMP Traders

SMA10
38.84
SMA20
39.43
SMA50
40.01
SMA100
39.13
SMA200
48.08
MACD
0.02
MACD Signal
-0.27
MACD Histogram
0.28
RSI
53.31
Stochastic %K
75.48
Stochastic %D
61.21
StochRSI %K
87.99
StochRSI %D
77.68

CMP Earnings

Last year, CMP revenue was $1.21B. Over the last five year, CMP's revenue has grown by -0.53% per year. This was slower than the Other Industrial Metals & Mining industry average of 13.57%.

Find out more about CMP's earnings and revenue performance here.

Who is buying/selling CMP?

In the last 12 months, executives and large shareholders at CMP have sold more shares than they have bought.

George John Schuller Jr., Chief Operations Officer of CMP, was the latest CMP insider to sell. They sold $150,023.62 worth of CMP shares on Sep 3, 2022.

Dig into more about who owns CMP stock here.

Does CMP stock generate passive income?

Compass Minerals International pays a dividend of 1.48%, compared to the Other Industrial Metals & Mining industry's average dividend yield of 6.33%. If you owned $1,000 worth of CMP stock, you would have received $14.76 in the past 12 months.

Compass Minerals International dividend payments have not consistently grown over the past decade and have not remained stable.

Get more data about Compass Minerals International dividend yield and history here.

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Step 5: Make your CMP purchase

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  • Limit order: A limit order enables you to buy or sell a stock at a specific price (or better).
    If you want to be certain you're buying or selling at a particular price limit, use a limit order.

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Step 6: Get notifications regarding your CMP investment

Now that you own some CMP stock, you'll want to keep up with your investment.

Put CMP on a watchlist to get the latest updates about your CMP stock.

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How to Buy Stock in Compass Minerals International

To summarize, here are the 6 steps to buy Compass Minerals International stock:

  1. Decide where to buy Compass Minerals International stock
  2. Open your brokerage account
  3. Fund your investment account
  4. Research Compass Minerals International stock
  5. Make your CMP purchase
  6. Get notifications regarding your CMP investment

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NYSE: CMP
$40.65-1.67 (-3.95%)
Updated Oct 5, 2022
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NYSE: CMP
$40.65-1.67 (-3.95%)
Updated Oct 5, 2022
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FAQ

How much does it cost to buy one Compass Minerals International share?

As of Oct 5, 2022, it costs $40.65 to buy one share of Compass Minerals International stock.

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Is now a good time to buy Compass Minerals International stock?

According to 4 Wall Street analysts who monitor Compass Minerals International, their consensus recommendation is to hold Compass Minerals International stock.

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